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Executive Insights

Eighteen surety experts offer advice on how contractors can take their bonding capacity to the next level, how character impacts bondability, the cash management techniques contractors should employ to be successful as the economy recovers, and the bonding implications as the government promotes joint ventures as a way for small businesses to participate in federal projects.


Executive Insights

Financial, legal and technology experts explain ACA requirements, the benefits and security of cloud-based accounting systems, the pros and cons of ESOPs, and the benefits of requiring funds control.

Executive Insights

Construction defect laws requiring pre-suit proceedings are intended to reduce litigation but result in extensive costs if not managed properly. Every contractor can do three things to reduce construction defect costs.

Executive Insights

Insurance experts discuss bonding capacity, subcontractor prequalification, captives, credit insurance, trends impacting middle-market contractors and what to bring to an initial meeting for establishing a bond limit.

Executive Insights

Eighteen surety leaders share their expertise on how contractors can take their bonding to the next level; how a contractor's character impacts bondability; cash management techniques; the bonding implications of joint ventures; and how accounting software can impact a contractor’s business.

Executive Insights

Nine experts discuss technology impacting the financial and accounting aspects of construction businesses.

Executive Insights

The primary benefit of giving workers access to job cost information in the field, whether collecting data or consuming reports, is to promote better decision-making. The closer that data collection—of time, equipment, production units and more—occurs to the actual event, the more accurate it is. 

Executive Insights: Accounting

Accounting, finance and technology experts discuss industrial development bonds, mobile reporting, ESI mandates, the new revenue recognition standard and more.

Executive Insights: Finance

Financial and technology experts weigh in on investing in new technology, moving to the cloud, automating labor information, managing compliance, understanding working capital and equipment financing, and getting involved in P3s.

 

Mitigate Risk by Managing Information
Modern building and infrastructure projects generate a lot of data, and it’s...

Rethinking Health Care Construction
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Pave It Forward
In September, The PHILLIPS School in Annandale, Va., debuted $150,000 worth...

2017 Construction Outlook
For now, it’s tempting to maintain a somewhat pessimistic outlook. A combination...

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