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Higher Education and Construction; Does Building Green Still Matter?

At a recent symposium held by the Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania (MBA), a panel of speakers tackled the question of whether ... read more >

Is Your Construction Company Eligible for a Credit for Wages Paid under FMLA?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted late last year created an employer credit for paid leave provided under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The ... read more >

2018 Construction Spending Update

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By Tim Martin

Recently, the U.S Census Bureau released its report detailing a monthly estimate of the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S. The spending ... read more >

Labor Shortage, Tall Task

The labor shortage facing contractors has been a key industry risk in recent years. On August 29, 2018, Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors ... read more >

Are You Green?

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By Xiaoyan Li

A multipurpose indoor arena that serves as an entertainment venue that hosts concerts, family events, and most importantly, the home of the Pittsburgh ... read more >

Will Federal Reserve Increases Impact Residential Construction?

In recent years, the residential construction industry has shown great strength not only due to the demand for housing, but also because of consistently ... read more >

Tariffs Pose Challenge to Construction Firms

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By Dave Foutz

Earlier this year, there were New Tariffs Proposed on Steel and Aluminum by President Trump. The tariffs amount to 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum imports. ... read more >

What Can Be Learned From Early Adopters of ASC 606?

Public companies were required to adopt the new revenue recognition standards by January 1, 2018, while private companies have an extra year (January 1, ... read more >

Report Cards Are Out: American Infrastructure Gets D+

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released their 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. Every four years, the ASCE grades the nation’s ... read more >

Worker Shortage an Ongoing Challenge for Construction Firms in 2018

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By Dave Foutz

In a recent survey of more than 1,600 construction firms conducted by Associated General Contractors of America, respondents reported that their companies ... read more >