Call: (844) 292-2025

Business toolbox: Maximizing cash flow

Jul 18, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

Get a Quote for General Liability Insurance

Having cash at the ready to procure materials, pay salaries, fund new projects and finance all the other functions of a construction business is essential for the smooth operation of a company. When financial obligations outpace the influx of money, it doesn’t take long for a business to become overwhelmed by debt or, in the […]

Read more

What contractors need to know about the tax act

Jul 12, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

Brief: Construction companies will be able to share in many of the benefits of December 2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but they also need to know about some changes that could negatively impact their bottom lines, according to Crain’s Cleveland Business. A reduction of the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% will add […]

Read more

$4B-plus Los Angeles stadium could be country’s most expensive yet

Jun 07, 2018 (0) comment , , , , ,

Brief: The price tag for the new Los Angeles Rams stadium under construction in Los Angeles has reached $4.25 billion, according to L.A. Biz. The figure includes the cost of a 6,000-seat amphitheater next to the stadium, but a planned buildout of retail and commercial development is likely to push the project past the $5 […]

Read more

Are tall timber buildings the future of construction?

May 31, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

Billion-dollar construction startup Katerra’s acquisition of Michael Green Architecture suggests intriguing possibilities for sustainable construction The Wood Innovation and Design Centre in British Columbia; the 97-foot-tall building by MGA is the world’s tallest all-timber office building, but that distinction won’t last long. Michael Green Architecture Tall timber construction, hyped as one of the next big […]

Read more

10 Quotes on Leadership and Character for Memorial Day

May 24, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

To those who gave their lives in the service of our country; to those who continue to serve; and to those whom have returned safely—thank you. You are the single-most reason we have the freedom to enjoy and prosper from free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and innovation. In your memory and honor, here is some memorable and […]

Read more

California Just Became the First State to Require Solar Panels on New Residential Construction

May 17, 2018 (0) comment , , , ,

The state continues to lead the way in emission reduction strategies.   California just became the first state to mandate solar panels on nearly all new residential homes. The mandate is part of California’s “Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan,” which includes the goal that both residential and commercial construction be zero net energy by 2030—meaning the buildings’ annual […]

Read more

‘Green’ concrete could be game-changer for construction industry

May 03, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

Microscopic flakes of graphene add strength and durability — but also raise cost and safety concerns. —–Adding graphene to concrete makes it stronger and greener Scientists have been tinkering with concrete in an effort to improve upon the world’s most widely used construction material — and they’ve notched some notable successes. New forms of concrete […]

Read more

Millennium Partners reboots $1B Los Angeles mixed-use high-rise project

Apr 26, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: Developer Millennium Partners has resurrected a stalled $1 billion mixed-use development planned for the famed Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, and the proposal has a new focus on residential rather than commercial and retail, the Los Angeles Times reported. The reworked project, which will include two skyscrapers – 35 and 46 stories – and […]

Read more

Now you see it, now you don’t: House for sale has an amazing swimming pool that turns into a lawn with the touch of a button

Apr 12, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

  A Melbourne house has an intelligent backyard which can double in size with the press of one easy button The underground solar heated pool can be on display to escape the summer heat or hidden with a platform The tranquil swimming pool can be hidden with a grass covered ‘motorised platform’, giving more solid […]

Read more

8 Proven Habits for Ultimate Success

Mar 29, 2018 (0) comment , , ,

We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, “Success is not an action, but a habit.” Here, top entrepreneurs  weigh in on the one mental habit that drove their success and how to cultivate it in yourself. Lewis Howes Image Credit: The Oracles 1. Visualize your goals. Since I was […]

Read more

Looking for General Liability Insurance?

It’s more affordable than you think. Start the process and get a quote for your business insurance today.

Get Your Quote

Join the Craft Guard Newsletter