The legions of economists and analysts who churn out forecasts for our consideration do not have a great track record, it must be said. How many saw the worst recession in living memory coming? Very few, bar the occasional contrarian. However, as everyone in the construction industry looks to fine-tune their business model for the coming year, it’s impossible not to notice the construction industry forecasts which swirl around us.
Although the construction industry has seen some rough patches the past decade, commercial construction projects in the US are steadily increasing. From high rises to highways and every commercial project in between, large-scale construction is seeing a resurgence all across the country.
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has announced the appointment of Terri Wills as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wills will lead WorldGBC’s initiatives to support its members, promote collaboration and innovation, and play what is described as ‘an advocacy and policy role to accelerate global change’.
It’s unfortunate, but sometimes contractors have to go through the liens process in order to get compensated for their work. In fact, construction liens are becoming more common, which is having an impact on the construction industry.
If you are a construction worker or a company that employs such workers, you may be concerned about where the industry is heading. You may also wonder about the current trends and what it will mean for you in the next year or in five or 10 years.
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