Category: Construction Industry

Projects We Love: Tampa International Airport Expansion

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Tampa International Airport (TIA) is nearly finished with the first phase of its roughly $2.3 billion expansion. The first phase has included the construction of one of the largest car rental facilities in the country (2.6 million square feet), and a 1.4 mile people mover track, plus renovations to each of the four existing airsides… Read more »

Insurance Policy Tips For Commercial Construction Businesses

Insurance Policy Tips for Commercial Construction Business

The world of insurance can be confusing, especially for commercial construction business owners who need coverage for their commercial contracting companies. The challenge is buying the right insurance so that your company is adequately protected and still within its operating budget. Insurance expert, Beckie Ervin of Ervin Insurance Concepts, recently spoke with Mobilization Funding to… 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 »

Protect Your Business from a Natural Disaster

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.

7 Reasons You’re Not Landing the Big Construction Jobs

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.

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 »

Construction Management Apps That Streamline Your Business

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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.

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.