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Transportation infrastructure will stimulate the U.S. economy significantly over the next few years. Hundreds of large projects have been announced; so many in fact, it should be possible for almost every type of contracting firm to find attractive opportunities. Bus & Rail Projects Regional transit leaders in Ann Arbor, Michigan, recently released a $10 billion […]

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of August 5 – 9, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama New Hope Recreation Center Location: New Hope, AL Building Use: […]

When it comes to high-risk work like construction and manufacturing, crises are bound to arise. Employees can find themselves in hazardous situations with no easy means of communicating their peril to other workers. In warehouses or large jobsites, this can be especially dangerous as some workers might find themselves facing an emergency situation without a […]

Fed Becomes Erratic in Response to Unorthodox Economic Policy After achieving +3.1% GDP growth in Q1, the U.S. economy stayed healthy in Q2 at +2.1%. In July, according to the latest ‘Employment Situation’ report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), +164,000 net jobs were created in America, on top of a +193,000 gain the […]

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of July 29 – August 2, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama New Renovation Construction at Tuskegee University Location: Tuskegee, AL […]

Q2 GDP Growth Matches Long-term Annual Average U.S. ‘real’ (i.e., adjusted for inflation) gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Q2 was +2.1% according to the ‘advance estimate’ published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The latest quarter-to-quarter change, annualized, was an easing from Q1’s pace of +3.1%. The +2.1% figure matches the average annual […]

Safety is always the number one priority in any construction project. Anyone that tells you differently hasn’t been in the business long enough. In construction, a safe site is a happy and productive one. At the end of the day, ensuring everyone’s safety will keep employee morale up, costs down, and ensure deadlines are met […]

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of July 22 – 26, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama Community Foundation of South Alabama Location: Mobile, AL Building Use: […]

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in June 2019. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair […]

General contractors find work in several ways: open bidding, negotiated contracts, submitting proposals, design-build contracts, etc. Regardless of the solicitation method, they all have one thing in common, the general contractor will need to subcontract out some, or all, of the work to trade contractors and other vendors. Bid management is a time-consuming process. From […]