Should Your Construction Business Consider a Partnership?

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We all are at different stages in our business careers. Some of us just starting, some of us growing, and some of us getting close to retirement. But no matter the stage, we all probably think once in a while of ways to share the weight of business.

For some, that means a partnership. What is a partnership, why would you have a partnership, and what are some tips to make them succeed?

Not everyone wants a partner, but some partnerships are created out of necessity – a partner might be your cash cow, for

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ADA Improvements Project to be Awarded to Local Construction Company

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GREEN RIVER — During the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday night, the Council will consider awarding an ADA improvements project to DeBernardi Construction.

The project is the WYDOT TAP Grant project CD20304 ADA Improvements Project Phase II. It includes ADA Improvements along a portion of East Teton Boulevard, from Bridger Drive to Alabama Drive.

The bid opening for the project was held on February 25, 2021, and DeBernardi Construction’s bid was the only bid received. They bid $167,455.00 for the Base Bid plus $31,745.00 for Bid Alternate A, totaling $199,200.

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The engineer’s estimate was

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Wells Fargo Survey: Construction Industry Hopeful About 2021, Despite Optimism Dip

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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wells Fargo today released the results of its 45th annual Construction Industry Forecast, revealing an initial decline in sector sentiment on the tail end of a complicated year, and a renewed optimism for the second half. In November 2020, the bank queried hundreds of industry executives to determine the 2021 U.S. National Optimism Quotient (OQ). Survey results show that leaders ended 2020 feeling cautiously optimistic with a 2021 OQ score of 78, representing a 21-point drop from 2020.

“From a global health pandemic to civil unrest to a historical election year, it was more important

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US Housing Construction Tumbled 10.3% in February | Business News

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By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Severe winter weather in much of the country pushed home construction down a sharp 10.3% in February while applications for new construction fell by 10.8%.

The decline pushed home and apartment construction down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,42 million units last month, compared to a rate of 1.58 million units in January when housing starts had fallen 5.1 percent, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

Even with the two months of declines, economists are optimistic that housing will bounce back in coming months, helped by ultra-low mortgage rates and

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How Not to Lose in Business

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Have you ever played on a sports team with a losing record? As the season comes closer to the end, a losing coach must make one of two choices: panic in desperation and call some bad plays or sacrifice short-term gains to build for the future. The desperate coach who fears for their future often calls ‘Hail-Mary’ plays, hopes for a miracle, or make some bad decisions. A solid and confident coach will stick to basic principles and do what they know will build a better team over the long haul.

Desperate people make desperate decisions

As your construction business

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Rolin Construction Selection as 2021 AGC Diverse Business of the Year : CEG

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Located in Atmore, Ala., Rolin Construction specializes in commercial, retail, multifamily, hospitality, industrial, entertainment and healthcare projects.

The Associated General Contractors of America has selected Alabama AGC member Rolin Construction Inc. as the “2021 AGC Diverse Business of the Year” award winner. ​

The award brings awareness to the value of a diverse workforce and inclusive environment. Sponsored by Willis Towers Watson, the AGC Diversity & Inclusion Awards program recognizes companies that share AGC’s commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the construction industry.

Award applicants are judged based on the following criteria: consistent growth, vision and potential for long-term

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