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Contract Surety 10.21.2022

Reputation?

  Predictions about what tomorrow will bring are never a sure thing—but having a strong reputation for getting projects done on time and on budget is a pretty sure bet when it comes to running—and…
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Reputation?
Contract Surety 10.14.2022

Informed Decisions: Jobsite Data

  Running a profitable construction company requires knowing what’s actually happening on every jobsite, every day. This critical intel helps owners get a jump on issues that will impact success—and profits—if left unchecked. Pros observe…
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Informed Decisions: Jobsite Data
Contract Surety 10.14.2022

Invoice Scam?

  Contractor? Are you being scammed? Experts say there’s a good chance you might be, given that middle market companies are averaging about $300,000 of losses annually due to incremental invoicing scams. In other words,…
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Invoice Scam?
Contract Surety 10.06.2022

Stormy Weather

  Who is going to tackle the work of rebuilding in Florida after Hurricane Ian? That’s a question on a lot of minds—and not just in Florida. As storms of every kind continue to surprise…
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Stormy Weather
Contract Surety 10.06.2022

Things Still Have To Get Built

  We can make predictions about inflation, slow downs and recession all we want, but at the end of every day, week and month, things still have to get built, right? Whether it’s time to…
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Things Still Have To Get Built
Contract Surety 09.29.2022

Go Time?

  Though times are challenging in many ways, public agencies at the local, state and federal levels are making funds available for important builds big and small. Of course there are regulatory challenges involved in…
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Go Time?
Contract Surety 09.29.2022

Contractor Business? Succession Plan!

  Most contracting companies employ about 20 workers—maybe even fewer. Among the challenges all owners must ultimately figure out is the question of what to do with the company when it’s time to retire. Experts…
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Contractor Business? Succession Plan!
Contract Surety 09.23.2022

On Time and On Budget?

  As competition for labor and materials remains intense throughout the construction industry, completing projects on time and on budget requires ever more creativity. Industry pros provide suggestions about how to re-think “business as usual.”…
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On Time and On Budget?
Contract Surety 09.23.2022

Where’s The Data? Invisibility Challenges

  To succeed in the construction business, owners not only need data—they need to quickly access and see the right data to inform decisions in real time. Unfortunately, an industry survey finds that doing so…
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Where’s The Data? Invisibility Challenges