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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Charlotte, N.C., breaks ground on first office tower since the recession

12/16/2014

  • Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

A 25-story office tower -- the first to break ground since the recession -- is being built in uptown Charlotte, N.C. The 630,000-square-foot tower called 300 South Tryon will "drive growth by providin… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

MahlerClean focuses on employee satisfaction

12/10/2014

  • Contracting Profits magazine

The commercial cleaning company MahlerClean knows it can't hire every employee on a full-time basis, yet its employee-turnover rate is better than average. "Our focus is on how we treat people and wha… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Roofing company helps fix scaffolding after it fails during work

12/15/2014

  • Asheville Citizen-Times (N.C.) (tiered subscription model)

Empire Roofing workers helped repair a failed scaffolding on the Battery Park Apartments in Asheville, N.C., after a support failed while roofers were on the scaffolding. The workers made it to safety… Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Simonson: "Widespread shortage" of skilled labor is possible

11/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Finance

Three economists in the construction industry participated in a recent webinar to discuss the state of the building industry and where it might be going. They agreed that the industry has turned a cor… Read More