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  • 6 Ways to Cut Energy Costs with a New Metal Building

    When you are in charge of a business, you are always looking for a way to cut costs and save some money. Cutting down on your energy usage will increase your profits in the long run, and save your customer money as well. As you continue to erect metal buildings for people across the country,… Full Article

  • Would Your Company Take a Job Erecting Steel Buildings?

    I often get opportunities to talk to several steel builders and contractors around the country and they often tell me the same thing. Business is getting tougher and tougher to secure. With a market share of around 10%, the United States is the second largest construction market worldwide. Many people and businesses are building, as… Full Article

  • Helpful Technology for General Contractors

    General contractors are always looking for a way to increase their profitability and effectiveness in the marketplace. While the tried and true methods still work, master and apprentice, alike, are embracing technology as a means to improve their business. Upgraded technology impacts not just contractor or customer, but also those working in the supply chain,… Full Article

  • More Work & Lessons Learned Means Contractors Are Declining New Business

    A 2013 report from the Association of General Contractors details something you may already know, construction firms and subcontractors across the nation are turning down new work. The report says that current work for existing clients is keeping small to medium sized contractors as busy as ever. With housing and building starts seeing a dramatic… Full Article

  • Commercial Construction Projected to Rise 17% in 2014

    It is an interesting economic fact that more millionaires were created during the Great Depression than anytime in American history. The second most prosperous time to be an entrepreneur was the post-Civil War economic flop, during reconstruction. This invalidates the idea that great financial abundance can only be achieved when the economy is thriving. Another… Full Article