A natural disaster can put your whole life at risk. For business owners, there is even more to worry about and prepare for. A natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey in Houston, or the recent wildfires of California can lay ruin to your company.
Commercial construction bidding can be a stressful and frustrating process. It takes time, energy, and doesn’t always pan out in your favor. But, sitting out the race also means turning your back on tremendous growth opportunities. Here are some common mistakes contractors should avoid when bidding on new projects.
Construction projects are capital-intensive and, unlike the way in which many goods and services in the United States are bought or sold, the company undertaking the work — that is, the subcontractor — puts in a considerable amount of work before billing and months before receiving payment for its services. Due to the nature of… Read more »
The government construction contract realm is worth about $270-billion dollars, with a near-guarantee of payment for your work. From public schools to county courthouses, to airports and interstates, government construction contracts can be incredibly lucrative for commercial contractors. But breaking into the public sector can be tough. Here are some tips to help strengthen your… Read more »
Are you still walking around a job site with a clipboard and several coffee-stained checklists? Or dealing with fax machines and frantically rushing to the office to print out documents? Good news! The answer to increasing your productivity is right in your pocket.
Construction can be a dangerous career. Thousands of people are injured every year, a result of many factors like careless drivers, poor training, or inadequate safety policies. But the industry is working hard to correct many of these problems with new technology and best practices.
Continuing education is often a requirement for unions or to retain a state contractor’s license. Rather than sitting through the boring tutorial you always drag yourself to, why not mix it up a little and get more value out of your time and money? At Mobilization Funding, we’re always looking for ways to help our… Read more »
Managing cash flow and staying above water can be difficult for any business, but the problem is especially prominent in the construction industry, and only becomes more difficult as a company grows. Due to a complex and inefficient payment system, contractors have a nearly impossible task of covering the cost of a job, especially before… Read more »