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August 26, 2022

Women See a Bright Future in Construction: 2022 Survey

The voices of women in construction are stronger than ever — and growing. While the building industry is traditionally viewed as a male-dominated field and...

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August 16, 2022

4 Positive Impacts Asset Management and Maintenance Have On Your Construction Business

Preventive monitoring and maintenance is crucial to improving the equipment life and eventually sparing you time and cash. While you may assume that paying for...

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August 11, 2022

Safehold Unlocking Value with New Generation of Ground Leases

Over the past few decades, real estate finance and investment markets have become much more efficient – except in one big area. In an investment...

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August 3, 2022

Five Ways Companies Can Use Innovative Technology to Improve Spend Impact

There are many benefits for contractors to become early adopters of cutting-edge procurement technology. Read on to learn more.

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July 26, 2022

How to Keep Track of Construction Business Expenses

Not properly tracking construction expenses—or failing to track them at all—can lead to everything from late materials deliveries to bankruptcy. As contractors focus on what...

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July 21, 2022

Out of the Black Surviving Black Swan Events

While the industry has persevered through what should be the worst of these effects, many contractors and project owners are now wondering: How can we...

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July 20, 2022

Early-stage procurement: The next evolution of the construction supply chain

Austin Commercial’s Jason Earnhardt explains why supply chain issues for the construction industry are not going to go away and how developers and owners can...

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July 6, 2022

Rise of the machines? For construction, not yet

The construction industry stands on the brink of a robot revolution, but issues like impact on jobs, added costs and specialized training have kept many...

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June 22, 2022

How Safehold Reinvented the Group Lease to Add Value for Building Owners

Jay Sugarman had spent more than 20 years using sale-leasebacks to provide more efficient capital to corporations when he realized he could do the same...

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June 1, 2022

Lumber Prices Slump With Rising Interest Rates

Lumber prices have come crashing down in a new sign of how rising interest rates are deflating markets that boomed during the pandemic. Read on...

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May 23, 2022

New Girl Scout patch aims to introduce youngsters to careers in construction

What a great endeavor and partnership! The Girl Scouts and the National Association of Homebuilders are teaming up to create a new patch and charm...

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May 20, 2022

Three Strategies to Survive Fluctuating Lumber Prices

It’s a different world for contractors now, then when they first entered this industry. Leading contractors are adopting strategies to maintain their competitive advantage, create...

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May 11, 2022

Construction Quality Management 101

The secret to achieving the highest level of quality for any job starts with having standards, and construction is no different. We’ll take a deep...

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May 3, 2022

Five Causes of Construction Rework and How to Avoid Them

Rework is a word no one wants to hear on a construction project. It typically means some portion of work has to be redone to...

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April 26, 2022

Using Connected Devices to Lower the Cost of Risk

IoT devices don't just benefit personal and professional lives. Learn how it can reduce risks and losses and improve productivity and safety. Read More

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April 22, 2022

2022 Construction Champions Mentors

Take a look at the women that are not only helping others break into the industry but have long strived to make it a better...

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April 15, 2022

4 tips to bring women into construction now

The Building Talent Foundation looks at ways for construction firms to recruit effectively, train, and retain women in construction. Read More

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April 13, 2022

These Tech Companies Are Helping To Solve The Construction Worker Labor Shortage

By some estimates, the nation needs 1 million more construction workers, including skilled tradespeople. That unmet need spurs high inflation. Read on to learn more...

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April 5, 2022

How decommissioned cruise ships could be given a new lease of life as affordable housing for Miami residents

Could you live on a cruise ship? Take a look at this recent article by Business Insider, where they explore decommissioned cruise ships that are...

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April 8, 2021

A Year of COVID-19 In Construction

As we reflect on the first year of COVID-19, we recognize its impact on construction firms in the United States. Construction Dive released an article...

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February 6, 2020

Top Trends and Challenges in the Senior Living Industry

Moving into a new decade presents the opportunity for various industries to take stock in past achievements, and assess what worked and what failed. In...

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January 21, 2020

Why Newbanks’ Approach to Property Condition Assessments is Unmatched

If you visit our website or speak to any of our staff, you’re aware that Newbanks has been around since 1961. It’s one of our...

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December 10, 2019

An Overview of Our Approach to Project Monitoring

Newbanks takes pride in its dedicated approach to project monitoring. That dedication made Newbanks a leading name in construction project monitoring since its founding in the...

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July 16, 2019

Whatever Your Construction Project, We Can Help

As a leader in construction consulting, we offer a comprehensive range of services for our clients. Broken down, these services focus on three categories: Due...

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June 3, 2019

Newbanks, Your Leader in Construction Consulting Since 1961

At Newbanks, we understand construction consulting: it’s what we’ve done since 1961. For over 60 years, we’ve been a leader in our industry, creating close-knit...

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