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 CONSTRUCTION DANGERS 01The Safety at Heights Campaign seeks to prevent workplace injuries.   

By Charles D. Johnson

They’re headlines you never want to read: “Crane collapse kills four” and “At least one person is dead and six others injured.” Variations on those headlines swirled through the news media following both the April 27 collapse of a construction crane from atop a building in downtown Seattle, and the June 9 crane collapse in Dallas, respectively, in 2019.

 AFFORDABLE HOUSING 01Developers are faced with a decision as LIHTC credits have a shorter shelf life.  

By Anand Kannan

In the affordable housing space, low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) are the lifeblood for most developers. Construction managers may not realize it, but these federal financial vehicles fuel their workloads as well.

 VIDEO BASED SAFETY 01Video-based safety reduces risk for construction and ready-mix fleets.   

By Jason Palmer

Construction and ready-mix vehicles face unique challenges that make it difficult for fleet managers to keep drivers safe on the job. From driving through congested jobsites with uneven terrain, to operating heavy-duty specialty equipment, the trials drivers face every day can seem insurmountable. Fortunately, a video-based safety program can help.

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 RYAN ROBILLARD 01Here are ways your website can save you time and money.   

By Ryan Robillard

After spending the last 16 years helping more than 100 businesses gain more value from their websites and online presence, I have uncovered key points to leveraging their investment of time and money. 

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 NEW YORK BUILD 01By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor for Knighthouse Publishing

Sometimes even the most seasoned executive needs a place where he or she can learn about the latest construction trends and make contacts. And that is where the New York Build show can help.

 KEEPING CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEES 01Here are seven ways to keep employees engaged.   

By Hannah Ginley

Engagement in the workplace is one of the most important ways to keep an employee happy and invested in your company long-term. However, engagement and happiness are two very different things in the workplace. 

 ELIMINATING INEFFICIENCIES 01Eliminating inefficiencies in construction is a matter of data.   

By Michael Hadley

According to a 2017 survey by KPMG International, construction companies are optimistic about the role technology will play in their progress. In fact, 63 percent of chief information officers acknowledge the opportunities therein.

 DREDEIR ROBERTS 01Contractors may be contracting wrong.   

By Dredeir Roberts, Esq.

Working as in-house counsel for an active design/build firm gifts me with new revelations daily. Each day I learn about the exhaustive work it takes to finance, design and build lasting buildings. As the lawyer, the magic of architecture always amazes me. One other thing amazes me too: many of the design/build players do not fully understand contract law. If you’re an architect, engineer or contractor, the previous sentence might have offended you. I mean, you’ve been doing this for years. 

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