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Are Wearables Coming to the Construction Industry?

In the past few years, technology has dramatically changed the landscape of the construction industry. The advent of smartphones, tablets and mobile Wi-Fi ... read more >

Tax Extenders' Impact on the Construction Industry

After months of speculation and delay on the “tax extenders” legislation, the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (HR 5771) was signed into ... read more >

Redevelopment of Former Columbus City Center Continues

Construction

By Matt McKinnon

Early last month, ground was broken on the next phase of the former Columbus City Center mall. After demolition in late 2009, an urban park and green space ... read more >

Record Drop in Construction Spending

Construction

By Matt McKinnon

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the largest drop in construction spending in over a year was recorded in August 2012. The government report ... read more >

2012 Auto Sales - What's Hot (and Profitable?)

Automobile

By Matt McKinnon

Two recent Automotive News articles caught my eye—one discussing the most popular vehicle segments thus far in 2012 and another on dealers’ ... read more >

Three Percent Withholding Repeal Officially Complete

Construction

By Matt McKinnon

President Obama signed into law the Three Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act (H.R. 674) on November 21, 2011. This legislation was sent to ... read more >

Vow to Hire Heroes Bill Passed

Tax

By Matt McKinnon

As part of the repeal of the three percent withholding requirement on federal contractors, Senate members added the VOW to Hire Heroes Bill to H.R. 674 ... read more >

House Approves Three Percent Withholding Repeal

Tax

By Matt McKinnon

On November 16, House members unanimously approved H.R. 674, repealing the three percent withholding requirement for federal contractors.... read more >

Senate Passes Three Percent Withholding Repeal - But Changes Added

Construction

By Matt McKinnon

After moving to the floor on November 7, the Senate voted 95 to 0 yesterday to approve H.R. 674. This legislation was primarily intended to repeal the ... read more >

One Step Closer to Repeal of Three Percent Withholding

On November 7, 2011, the Senate voted 94-1 to move to the floor H.R. 674, the bill to repeal the law requiring contractors to pay 3 percent in taxes upfront, upon receipt of payment from federal agencies.... read more >