Continuing the chapters about the tools that can be used to help you have a Successful Construction Business. This one is about the broad subject of Resource Allocation. The next 2 paragraphs are the Wikipedia definition of Resource allocation. Resource allocation is the assignment of available resources to various uses. In project management, resource allocation is the scheduling of activities…Details
Continuing the posting about the tools that can be used to help you have a Successful Construction Business, this time we will talk about Sales. As we said initially, the overriding premise for these posts is strategizing, operating and monitoring a business that you want to last and grow. This post, as was the last,…Details
Continuing the chapters about the tools that can be used to help you have a Successful Construction Business. This chapter is about getting and retaining customers. This segment is split into 2 chapters – Marketing and Sales. Lots of people look at them as the same thing but they are very different. Marketing is about addressing…Details
The overriding premise for these chapters is how to strategize, operate and monitor a business that you want to last and grow. We include Operations, Marketing, Sales, Administration and Finance. What can you do in Operations? Operations factors are those with which you are most familiar. There are always improvements that can be made to tools,…Details
You feel very comfortable doing the job. How do you know if you made money? What are all the factors that you need so you really know the answer? Before you started the job you created an estimate of what the job would cost you and what kind of profit you needed to make. Let’s…Details
Benefits of construction cost estimation software.
Construction cost estimation software systems are the rage. They give you the scientific edge by adjusting labor units and estimating installation difficulty factor per installation for each task. There is little questioning the fact that there are many positives of using construction cost estimation software. Here’s a list of reasons why!Details
Construction hiring is picking up as Americans invest in renovating their homes amid signs that the worst of the housing-market declines may be over.
The number of people working in residential remodeling grew 5.8 percent in December to 250,700 from a year earlier, based on preliminary data released Feb. 3 by the Bureau of LaborDetails
Washington, D.C. – A new collaboration between Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Business Social will, for the first time, provide the public with a virtual illustration of the great volume and diversity of projects ABC member companies are building from coast to coast through a new program called Map ABC.Details
Please, ladies and gentlemen, don’t shoot the messenger. I don’t write the legislation, I just report what is in it so your business can take advantage of the appropriations if you so choose. Having said that, here is a breakdown of what is in the 155 page American Jobs Act of 2011, as introduced by the Obama administration, which affects the construction industry, segment by segment.Details
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 2000 to give builders and owners guidelines for green (environmentally friendly) building design, construction, operations and maintenance. There are a number of levels you can achieve, whether constructing a new building or improvingDetails