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Leading with strategy — The power of the prototype

Picture this: your branch system is no longer relevant and lacks technology, which, in turn, no longer attracts consumers. What solutions can help you start transforming your branches? Create a prototype design that all your spaces can be modeled after.

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5 best tech opportunities for construction companies

Ingenuity. Family owned firms. Tradition. Equipment and personnel first. Construction has long been one of the slowest industries to adopt technology. But it is also partly because there has not been a lot of technology built to meet the needs …

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4 ways your team can better prepare for COVID-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic has begun to spread across countries and industries, the commercial construction industry has found varied methods to adapt to changes in workforce, funding and supply chains. Yet those facing changes to their budgets and schedules still …

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Leaders unite to keep construction going

Several states have shut down most commercial activity during the coronavirus pandemic but have exempted construction, and leaders in the industry want it to stay that way. Construction work is “vital and essential to the critical industries that must remain …

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Restaurant chefs provide meals for health care workers

Roberta’s in New York City and The Matador in Seattle are among the restaurants delivering free meals to hospitals for health care workers, and others have added hospital donation options to their delivery menus. Read the story here.

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How the 2020 economy is shaping up for construction

The coronavirus outbreak has spurred mixed reactions from economists across the world, with some tying the pandemic to a likely recession. Read the story here

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Cloud proves timely investment for firms amid pandemic

Isolation measures mandated to contain the coronavirus pandemic have put many engineering and design firms in a bind if they have not moved data to the cloud. Here’s how to do it.

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Your best tools for staying connected

Working remotely for the first time can leave teams feeling disconnected. Luckily, modern technology can bridge those gaps in communication. There are myriad tools out there. CO by the US Chamber of Commerce takes a look.

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AGCA, Building Trade Unions urge construction be essential function amid shutdown

Stephen E. Sandherr, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America, and Sean McGarvey, president of North America’s Building Trades Unions, issued a joint statement urging government officials to exempt construction work from regional, state and local work shutdowns.

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5 ways to reduce likelihood of litigation

While construction managers and contractors hustle to get project logistics in order to begin work on time, many neglect to reevaluate the multitude of factors that have hindered successes, or even led to more serious ramifications, in the past. Though …

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