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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Construction equipment in place for $295M Texas teaching hospital

10/24/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Construction equipment is now on the site of a future teaching hospital in Texas. Seton Healthcare Family and the University of Texas recently reached a deal to connect the $295 million hospital to th… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Janitorial services owner: Minimum wage hikes get passed along

10/22/2014

  • KTHV-TV (Little Rock, Ark.)

Arkansas voters will decide next month on a proposed increase in the state's hourly minimum wage. Such increases don't help the intended parties, argues Roger Lacy, owner of D & B Janitorial Services.… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Hailstorm boosts demand for roof repairs in S.D. city

10/24/2014

  • KELO-TV (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

Demand for roof repairs has increased in Sioux Falls, S.D., after a hailstorm in June damaged several homes. More than 1,300 shingle permits have been issued in October. "We get probably about 10-15 c… Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

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Issues to consider when converting commercial space to health care

9/21/2014

  • Building Design + Construction (free registration)

Converting vacated commercial and office space to medical buildings as extensions of hospitals can save as much as 30% on construction costs, according to this article. But that practice, that appears… Read More