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."
Sisters in The Brotherhood: Carpenters' Union Campaign Motivates Women to Trade
In the article on the Associated Now website, by Ernie Smith, reports on the carpenter's unions attempt to attract more women.
In recent years, the trade union has taken steps to encourage more women to join the trade and has aimed to build support for women carpenters...
MASS Design Rejecting idea of Apartments Overhead for new MLK Cleveland Public Library Proposals in University Circle
This commentary is by Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Public Library unveils 3 competing proposals for new MLK library in University Circle"
A New Era for Modular Design and Construction
This special report was written by Sabine Hoover and Jay Snyder, FMI.
In order for us to have a radical change in productivity as an industry, we’ve got to revolutionize the way we deliver projects. And modularization is probably one of the key components in being able to take that first step."...
Rethinking Engineering and Construction Jobs with Automation and Robotics
by Sabine Hoover, Jay Snyder and Alyssa Menard, FMI
What talent shortage? Tomorrow’s built environment could go “robotic” not only to gain efficiencies but also to solve the current and looming labor shortages in engineering and construction."
David Ebersole named Cleveland's New Director Economic Development
Jay Miller, Crain's Cleveland Business' government and economic development reporter, expands on Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson naming of new economic development head.
I really look forward to continuing to serve the city of Cleveland and work with the mayor and his team to accomplish everything we can accomplish to make this...