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Contract Surety 08.05.2022

Time to Push Forward?

  Inflation. Interest rates. Supplies. Hiring. Recession. Infrastructure. What to bid. There’s more and more to figure out and juggle every day as small and mid-size construction firms face forward. Is growth possible? Here are…
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Time to Push Forward?
Contract Surety 08.04.2022

Recession? Work Smart

  The last few years have certainly taught us that agility is not just a buzz word. Who really knows what the future holds, but, with the “r word” in the air so much these…
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Recession? Work Smart
Contract Surety 07.28.2022

Cash Flow…

  These two four letter words are top of mind for most construction businesses, most days. Success requires getting a grip on the payment problems that can be crippling to contractors. According to pros, the…
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Cash Flow…
Contract Surety 07.28.2022

Running The Business: Data Please

  Construction industry experts observe that running the business smoothly might not always require amassing more and more data (and tech tools). Instead, leaders are encouraged to make the most of readily available data. Here’s…
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Running The Business: Data Please
Contract Surety 07.19.2022

New Tunnels: For Real?

  New train tunnels have long been needed to facilitate commutes from New Jersey into New York City’s Pennsylvania Station. Considered one of the most important and ambituous transportation projects in the country, plans and…
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New Tunnels: For Real?
Contract Surety 07.19.2022

Winning Bid: Knik-Goose Bay Road

A $55 million highway reconstruction build is set to get underway in Alaska this summer with completion slated for late 2024. Federal funds, administered by the Alaska Department of Transportation, will foot the bill. Granite…
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Winning Bid: Knik-Goose Bay Road
Contract Surety 07.08.2022

Building for The Arts

  In-person! Whether for sports, the arts or in a park, attention is happily returning to in-person gather-ups and events. New Hampshire’s Dartmouth College has joined other institutions of higher education across the country in…
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Building for The Arts
Contract Surety 07.08.2022

Small Contractors: Relief From Undue Burdens?

  Bipartisan support in Congress may result in legislation requiring federal agencies to demonstrate fair and ethical treatment of small construction contractors during the procurement process. Specifically, the Small Business Payment for Performance Act would…
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Small Contractors: Relief From Undue Burdens?
Contract Surety 07.02.2022

Constructing for People in Austin

  It’s easy to forget that infrastructure builds are all about people. Afterall, we all need access to homes, jobs, schools—and our families, right? A walk to or through the park? That’s helpful too. No…
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Constructing for People in Austin