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Subcontractors: Find Your Dream GC

There’s no sure way to know a contractor won’t stiff you; after all, construction projects have a lot of risk and when things go south the subcontractors stand at the end of the receiving line.
But, you can follow some steps that will help reduce the chances you’ll be spending time in court, instead of on the golf course.

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Valuable Lessons Learned in Green Building

Seventeen-plus years since “green building” became a household word, we are still learning how to make our built environment environmentally-friendly and healthy. With more than 5.77 billion square feet in 165 countries around the world qualifying as green building, many people are living and working in these spaces, gaining first-hand knowledge of how these buildings work.

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Don’t Pay the Price of Outdated Drawings

For construction firms with razor-thin profit margins, it’s crucial to cut costs down in every way possible. Having to reprint architectural drawings even once can cut into a project’s profits, but having to do it more than once can potentially make a job unprofitable.

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