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Eric Osborn

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How to Keep Budgets on Track With Proper Material Management

Posted by Eric Osborn on Apr 9, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Material management is a critical system to all businesses, especially commercial construction. According to Foundry Magazine, inventory and materials represent on average 15% of a business’s total firm asset. And improper management leads to costly consequences. 

The goal of material management is to efficiently plan, purchase, procure and distribute all resources needed for a construction project. When properly implemented, material management ensures all construction components are available without the threat of an out-of-stock item that could cause delays or harm to the budget. 

Materials represent a major cost in construction. Poor planning can result in project delays and increased costs. Read on to learn how to keep your budgets on track with these effective material management tips. 

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Topics: Materials Management

3 Trends in 2018 That Will Impact the Commercial Construction Industry

Posted by Eric Osborn on Jan 10, 2018 8:01:00 AM

What do you want to accomplish this year? Just as a productive day starts with a well thought out plan, a successful 2018 becomes attainable when you first identify and understand the trends influencing the industry. 

For large commercial construction companies, small businesses and construction workers, see how the economic and technological state of the industry will be impacted in the coming year. Stay ahead of the curve and check out the key trends that will mark their place in 2018.

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Topics: Industry Trends

2017 Trends in Review: What Changed in Commercial Construction

Posted by Eric Osborn on Dec 18, 2017 8:01:00 AM

As 2017 quickly comes to an end, commercial construction contractors should reflect on the past year’s successes and failures to improve business for next year. 

According to Dodge Data & Analytics, predictions showed that the commercial construction industry would grow in 2017 after a disappointing previous year. By the numbers, commercial construction spending grew slightly in 2017 with a 7% increase in spend— a bit of a decrease from 10% in 2016.

So, what trends affected these spending shifts, and how can contractors, both mechanical and electrical, brace themselves for more changes in the new year? Read on to learn three trends that shook up the commercial construction industry this past year.

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Topics: Industry Trends