Opportunity Zone Editorial
By Crain's Cleveland Business Editorial Board.
"Every success we have in bringing marginalized workers back in is a win for the GDP growth."
That statement came from Jeff Korzenik, chief investment strategist at Fifth Third Bank, who was a panelist during a May 7 event in Cleveland, "Poverty and...
Construction Employers must Adapt to Millennial Workforce Needs
Published by Don Wall , constructconnect.com
True to the stereotypes, workplace millennials want to be respected, included in decisions, sit in on important meetings before they’ve earned it and need to think their work is relevant, says David Coletto, Abacus Data CEO.
And like it or not, Coletto said, it’s a demographic...
Contractors – Protect Your Confidential Information from Wrongful Disclosure
By Rob Remington & Sherry L. Rollo, Hahn Loeser
In today’s world, it is all too common that public records requests are made by competitors to uncover the confidential information of their competitors. Often, these requests are even encouraged by public owners or their consultants to drive down costs. ...
The Best Invoicing Tools for Small Businesses and Freelancers
By Amanda Pressner KreuserCo-founder and managing partner, Masthead Media, Inc.com
As you work to grow your small business or freelancing, you're probably going to work with an increasing number of clients. While this is a great thing (more clients = more revenue, of course!) it can also means a lot more...
P 3 Innovations in Water and Wastewater
Innovations surround those in the water and wastewater market. This is in part due to the need for improved technology to address the continual West Coast droughts, increased water demand and water safety concerns. The engineers, contractors and architects who focus on this sector are regularly challenged to find new methods to both deliver...
Trump and Dems Should fix Infrastructure and Stop Partisan Bickering
By Stephen Sandherr, Fox News
Watching the collapse of Wednesday’s planned infrastructure meeting between President Trump and Democratic congressional leaders, it’s easy to understand why so many voters are frustrated with Washington. Once again, we see our national leaders engaging in partisan bickering instead of...
New Headquarters for Cleveland Paint Giant Sherwin-Williams?
By Emily Bamforth, cleveland.com
Paint giant Sherwin-Williams could be considering a new headquarters, as space grows tight in its Cleveland offices, according to a local blogger.
Ken Prendergast of NEOTrans, an economic development and transportation blog, reported multiple sources saying that Sherwin Williams officials...
Union Sector Continues to Expect Growth Amid Small but Prevalent Craft Worker Shortages
Fifth Annual Union Craft Labor Supply Study released.
Union contractors, labor representatives, and construction owner-clients alike project strong, stable growth in 2019, report The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) and the Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) in their recently released fifth annual Union...
It Takes a Village to Create Gender Equality in the Construction Industry
By Matt Alderton, Redshift Autodesk
Hackneyed though it is, the question should be seriously considered from an economic perspective, according to Boston-based carpenter Elizabeth Skidmore, who has been a steadfast advocate for gender equality in...
Cleveland Clinic, Metrohealth, UH Building Boom Driven by Competition, Aging Population
By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer
As shovels of dirt were ceremoniously raised this past month for MetroHealth’s new hospital, other area health care systems’ construction projects were under way, as well.
Players in the local health care market are actively investing in updated facilities. For example: a...