Cheaper Gas Prices Drive Suburban Home Sales
December 23rd, 2014
Gas prices have dropped considerably. And depending on who you listen to, this is either good for our economy or bad for it. With that being said, some experts suggest that suburban home sales may act...
House Hunters Desire Energy Efficiency
December 1st, 2014
With the costs of nearly everything on the rise, people are trying to save where they can - even if that means paying more up front for an energy-efficient home. According to BuilderOnline.com, nearly...
Retail Sales Improve for Lowe's and Home Depot
November 22nd, 2014
It's that time of year again. The holidays are here, which means retailers of all types are keeping a close watch on sales. And thanks to the improving housing market, Lowe's and Home Depot are both s...
Use of Digital Technology Increases Among Contractors
November 15th, 2014
Commercial contractors and construction workers have been utilizing tools technology for a very long time, but not digital technology! Contractors have historically been categorized as slow adopters; ...
Commercial Construction Underway on New Sandy Hook
October 29th, 2014
Ground has been broken, and construction is officially underway on an elementary school building that will replace Sandy Hook Elementary, where twenty children and six adults died in December of 2012....
US Troops Build Ebola Clinics
October 14th, 2014
The deadly Ebola virus is sweeping through Liberia. In response, Liberian and American troops are in the process of building a series of treatment centers where those suffering from the illness will b...
October Named Careers in Construction Month
October 2nd, 2014
The National Center for Construction Education and Research has declared the month of October as "Careers in Construction Month." According to the online e-zine, Construction Dive, a shorage of skille...
Senior Housing Becoming Limited as Americans Age
September 23rd, 2014
Americans are aging. According to a recent article by Sharon O'Malley, "By 2030, 73 million Americans will be at least 65 years old. By 2040, 28 million will be 80 or older." The problem is whether or...
Springfield Missouri Country Club Has New Wine Room
September 1st, 2014
In a response to an increase in wine consumption, many country clubs and vacation resorts have added wine rooms – and Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, MO is no exception. Highland Springs...
GDP Numbers are Good, but Construction Figures are Better
August 3rd, 2014
Click here to read the full articleThe United States' GDP grew last quarter: it grew by an estimated 4%. Part of the increase was due to construction figures. Fixed nonresidential investment was up mo...
Improving Economy Making Remodelers Happy
July 27th, 2014
Are consumers feeling more confident about spending? Are they feeling more comfortable investing dollars in the Commercial Construction and Residential Construction markets? According to the NAHB, the...
New NFL Stadium for the Atlanta Falcons Has Audacious Roof Design
July 13th, 2014
There’s no doubt that professional sports stadiums and arenas have evolved. And as the stadiums get better and better, it makes others want to push the envelope even more.Consider the new stadium that...