The COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting construction projects on many levels. Also, as we enter Cold & Flu season, planning is more essential than ever. Delays, disruptions and uncertainty as well as increased costs will present a number of challenges. Here we provide a collated view of practical steps that are being taken to manage the risks of the current COVID-19 epidemic to construction workers and to surrounding communities.
In recent years, the construction industry has grown, and with this growth comes the demand for more skilled employees. Unfortunately, the number of qualified applicants hasn’t increased to meet this demand, leaving many construction crews shorthanded.
When it comes to growing your construction company, you have two choices: keep on doing what you’re doing and hope that you can expand, or craft a plan for growing your business through strategic objectives.
These strategies will help construction companies overcome the worker shortage crisis, take on new projects, and ultimately increase profitability.
Stagnation, or the sustained period of minimal to no growth, is a universal risk in the construction industry. While your business may have thrived in recent years, a sudden plateau in profits is not unheard of. If you notice your growth margins or profits starting to dwindle, underestimating the effects of short-term stagnation could impact your business’s long-term growth and success. Fortunately, there is a myriad of strategies that construction business owners can employ to null the financial and organizational deficits of stagnation. In this article, we will help you prepare and overcome this roadblock to growth by outlining the top 5 strategies to stagnation prevention.
Have you ever sought out a business coach for your construction company? Today, starting small businesses can be an exciting, but risky endeavor and the guidance and support of a business coach can drastically increase the possibility of success. These expert consultants spend years understanding the financial strategies and dynamic of the construction industry, and many have started or invested in businesses independently. An incredible resource for any business owner, here we will discuss six benefits offered by construction mentors and strategists that can ultimately enhance your business operation.
There are a multitude of components that determine where a company’s website will fall on a search engine results inventory. Optimizing your website’s rank can increase viewers and ultimately attract potential customers.
Regardless of the size or industry type, companies universally depend on consumers for direct business, referrals, feedback, and overall success. Customer service is imperative to businesses trying to obtain, or maintain, a loyal consumer base. When people think of the construction industry, however, customer service isn’t a primary characteristic that comes to mind.
Recent statistics show that housing demands are on the rise. Analysts expect positive employment gains, better finances, and attractive interest rates to push more buyers into the market. If you were thinking about expanding your small building company, then this is an excellent opportunity to achieve the growth you set for your business.