How to Get an SS-4 Form and Why We Request It

Most lending partners ask for verifying paperwork during the approval process, including copies of driver licenses, Articles of Incorporation, and an SS-4 form notice. The SS-4 form notice, also known as an EIN Confirmation Letter, verifies your Employer Identification Number (EIN). Why do we need to verify your EIN? An erroneous or invalid EIN can… Read more »

Simple Steps to Prevent Your Construction Business from Being Hacked

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If you own a construction company, you might feel pretty safe from hackers. Your company may not have a website, physical office location or a big staff. But unless you operate on a paper-only basis, you could be susceptible to hackers who want to exploit information and steal dollars from you, your company, employees, and… Read more »

Seeking a Commercial Construction Loan? Start Here.

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 »

7 Ways to Win More Government Contracts

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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 »

Advancements in Construction Safety

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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.