Mid-state Georgia Residential Sales Trending Upward

Last year’s consolidation of Macon and Bibb Counties hasn’t dampened the recovery of the residential real estate markets in the area. Houston County has also been experiencing a market resurgence. The gains aren’t enormous or flashy; rather they are the … Continue reading

2015’s Top 3 Construction Management Software Solutions

Construction management software has advanced rapidly in the last few years, bringing the industry to new levels of efficiency and productivity in the process. Streamlining workflows, cutting down on paperwork, and eliminating repetitive manual entry are only the most basic … Continue reading

EquipmentShare: Airbnb For Construction Equipment

Any contractor knows that equipment is a sizable investment, an investment which in the construction industry can run into the millions of dollars. Rental revenue for construction equipment exceeds $40 billion each year. For contractors who buy, the more specialized … Continue reading

Remodel Your Bathroom for ROI

Realtors know that bathrooms and kitchens sell houses. But rather than doing a remodel for their family’s enjoyment, too many homeowners wait until they’re ready to sell and then do a quick superficial facelift. According to renovation expert Ken Perrin, … Continue reading

Construction on Birmingham’s Pizitz Building Starts This Week

Bayer Properties, in association with Wisznia Architecture & Development of New Orleans and Baton Rouge-based Stonehenge Capital, are finally beginning their much-anticipated renovation of the historic Pizitz building in downtown Birmingham. Redevelopment of the 251,210-square-foot building will cost an estimated … Continue reading

Crockett High School Building Trades Program is Expanding

South Austin’s Crockett High School has a double dose of awesome with its new Construction Technology Program. Students who successfully complete the program can walk directly into a job on a work site. Program instructor Duane Lardon says that the … Continue reading

Florida Legislature to Tackle Affordable Housing, Water Policy, Taxes, and Estoppels in 2015

According to Florida Realtors®, the Florida state lawmakers are finally addressing concerns regarding affordable housing, the state’s water policy, commercial rent taxes, and fees for estoppel certificates. All of these issues are set to impact the state’s residential and commercial … Continue reading

Construction Costs Rise Faster then Inflation Nationwide

The cost of construction is rising fast and will keep rising for the foreseeable future according to Commercial Property Executive contributing editor Dees Stribling. The Consumer Price Index for January dropped 0.7%, largely due to the 18.7% price drop for … Continue reading