Mark Your Calendar: Industry Conventions Winter 2021

A review of the new face of industry expos and a few events to keep in mind as you plan to “get back out there” in the coming months With the pandemic came a loss of gatherings for every industry, … Continue reading

Top Ranked Products for New Residential Construction

A review of the top products used in new residential construction in 2019 In a recent article, the National Association of Home Builders provided an analysis of government data that identified approximately $94.93 billion worth of building products used for … Continue reading

Developing the Next Generation of Construction Professionals

The tight construction labor pool is only getting smaller, and the need for training the next generation of construction professionals is becoming more evident. Time and time again, we visit the issues that construction business owners are facing on a … Continue reading

Top Spots for Swimming Pools

HBW metro areas that ranked as the top ten in a recent swimming pool value report by Redfin Every week, HBW updates its database with the latest information on new swimming pool construction (and other types of construction) in Florida, … Continue reading

The Home Buyer’s Wish List for 2019

As a home builder, it is important to know what home buyers are looking for in their dream home, and a good place to start is the latest survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The most recent … Continue reading

Three Futuristic Construction Innovations to Watch

While the construction industry tends to be the slowest to pick up new technology, some of that appears to be changing.  New innovations and technology in construction are being developed, and it looks like a few of them could make … Continue reading

Home Construction Increased by 3.2% in November

While home construction was up last month, single-family home construction was down for the third month in row. According to the Commerce Department, and as reported on CNBC (source: CNBC video report), last month housing starts increased 3.2 percent to … Continue reading

OSHA Update: New Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements

On Friday, October 9, 2018, OSHA announced a newly issued final rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements.  In brief, OSHA’s standard for cranes and derricks in construction have been updated to clarify each employer’s duty to ensure the competency of … Continue reading