The most successful projects follow best practices. In this post, we cover the 6 essential phases of the construction process to help general contractors keep their projects on time and under budget.
Most contractors are struggling--losing more bids than they’re winning. In this guide, we provide 7 practical tips to win more bids.
For smaller contractors, calculating the cost to build an apartment or multi-family complex is difficult. In this blog, we break down the process to help you calculate the cost quickly and accurately.
Estimating a project's costs accurately can be almost as difficult as trying to estimate the timetable needed to get the job done. Fortunately, we've put together this guide to help you create an accurate framing takeoff estimate for your next project.
Stainless steel and plexiglass, once innovative building materials, are now standard building materials. But what new building materials will revolutionize the construction industry? In this post, we survey 15 bleeding-edge materials that will change the way construction is done.
If you’re a builder, you’ve probably noticed that construction costs have skyrocketed in 2020. In this post, we look at 4 incidents in 2020 that led to what we call a “perfect storm” for increasing construction costs and what you can do to increase your profits in the wake of this storm.
A Full-Proof Technique for Landing more Construction Jobs When it comes to contractor job bidding, one of the…
Many of the largest and most beautiful structures in the world are built by commercial construction. In this blog post, we define and demystify the term, show how the term evolved, and provide examples of the common projects built in this important construction sector.
If you’re a new construction firm without years of experience and tons of customer referrals, it’s tough to find construction bids. In this post, we show you easy ways you can locate new construction jobs that you can start bidding on immediately.
Most contractors assume that construction estimating software will solve their estimation problems. But it’s the opposite; it only causes more problems. In this post, we highlight new alternatives to construction estimating software every contractor should know.
During a public health crisis, it becomes essential for construction firms to proactively protect their revenue. In this post, we provide 9 practical tips to protect and boost your construction revenue during critical times.
Since COVID-19, the construction industry is experiencing a labor shortage. Getting talented construction estimators for your job is even more difficult. In this post, we outline easy ways to find the best estimators for your projects.