What is happening to America’s infrastructure? The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives it a D+! Who will fix it and who will pay for it?
Compared to any other industry, productivity in construction is abysmal! Other sectors have increased in the last 40 years, while construction has declined. Why is that?
by Joanie Hollabaugh Creatively Coping with the Labor Shortage We’ve been judiciously warned over the last two years that there is a severe shortage of construction workers. Understandably, laid off […]
It only happens every three years that the construction world converges at CONEXPO-CON/AGG, but when it does – its a big, BIG show. This year, 2014, there are approximately 2,400 […]
Recently, a few of us from Ledgerwood Associates attended the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA), Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Economic Forecast joint lunch in beautiful […]
New Mexico Legislature eliminates double tax on leased equipment-—will Arizona follow? Due to the construction downturn, many firms are leasing instead of purchasing new equipment. Here’s some BIG news from […]
Amid predictions of a long-awaited housing industry recovery, NAHB launches its 2013 International Builders Show in Las Vegas later this month (January 22-24, Las Vegas, NV). Everyone associated with the […]
When R&J Construction was looking for a way to reduce labor costs they became early adopters of an emerging, cost saving technology that would soon be requested by their peer […]
The boss is glaring at you, the controller, and says, “Cut the IT budget for next year or we’re out of business!” “How in the world am I going to cut […]
Thursday, the Valley of the Sun Construction Financial Management Association held its monthly luncheon. Street Transportation Director for the city of Phoenx, Wylie Beaurup was the guest speaker. He spoke […]