Tariffs and Other Trade Measures are Raising Construction Costs
The Associated General Contractors of America analysis article was written by Mary Salmonsen for Builder Magazine online.
If materials prices to continue to rise, the association says, contractors will have to offset the price increases by raising the price of their services or under-funding other areas of their business...
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation-STEM Solutions
This article is from USNews.com
The SAM100 – a semi-autonomous brick-laying robot and one of the first commercially viable devices of its kind."
New Biorepository will be an 'Essential' step for Cleveland Clinic
By Crain's Cleveland Business health care/nonprofit reporter, Lydia Coutré.
The new facility will increase the Clinic's capacity to hold and study tissue and materials from patients."
Construction Worker Wages are Growing Incredibly Fast
The article is by Zillow Research's Economic Research Director, Aaron Terrazas.
Wages have skyrocketed for construction workers since the start of last year, far outpacing the steady wage growth for all workers over the same period..."
What Every Employer Needs to Know About Unintentional Disparate Discrimination
This insight is by Ogletree Deakins authors: Sarah Smith Kuehnel (St Louis), Harrison C. Kuntz (St Louis), R. Lance Witcher (St Louis)
Under a court’s “disparate impact” or “adverse impact” analysis, a plaintiff can prevail in a lawsuit by establishing an employer’s...
Record 21 States See Decline in Well-Being in 2017
By Dan Witters, Research Director, Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index Advanced
See how Ohio ranks"
Funding Dispute Could Leave New School Promise Axed
News article by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer examines how some promised new schools could be axed as Cleveland district, state fight over money.
At the center of the dispute is how much construction can cost in Cleveland compared to the rest of the state."
Team NEO Report Says Demand for Entry-Level Candidates Exceeds Supply
Government and economic development reporter, Jay Miller of Crain's Cleveland Business explains Team NEO's report.
I do think the reports are helping by keeping a constant drumbeat up and focusing on what are our driver industries that have good quality jobs and keeping the focus on where the business demand..."...
Mobile Tech Improves Data Collection, Project Efficiency
ConstructionDive's reporter, Kathleen Brown summarizes study by Dogde Data & Analytics on the improvement in mobile technology.
Eighty-nine percent of contractors surveyed said they use mobile devices, with iPhones and iPads dominating over market alternatives."
NASA Looking to Bring new Contracting Opportunities to Small Businesses
Article by Crain's Cleveland Business
On Tuesday, July 17, "participants will hear from NASA officials about the goods and services NASA needs and how small businesses can qualify to be vendors for the space agency."