Associated Builders and Contractors projects that the construction industry will need to add an estimated 546,000 workers on top of the normal pace of hiring in 2023 to meet demand. But research reveals that many construction companies are having a hard time filling their salaried and hourly craft positions. As a result, they’re looking for […]
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, returns for the first of his 2023 quarterly economic forecast webinars. This webinar will review the circumstances at the end of Q1 2023 and discuss the risks and opportunities for the industry during the rest of the year. Basu’s presentations frequently reference the Architecture Billings Index, […]
While the construction industry has lagged somewhat in the adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, this is changing as digitalization reaches every business sector. A window of opportunity is open for construction firms that adopt digital business processes before their competitors—including purpose-built ERP software. A construction ERP system sets a foundation that digitizes and […]
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, will present Construction Executive’s 2023 Construction Economic Update and Forecast on Dec. 14. As a year of recovery and growth wraps up and a year of uncertainty looms ahead, Basu will review up-to-date construction and general economic metrics, as well as his predictions for the future. […]
Digital transformation is now top of the agenda for many construction firms, becoming a high-priority initiative to maintain competitiveness in a tough market. Hear experts discuss recent construction survey results and the current state of digitization in the sector, with a strong emphasis placed on construction workflows and business processes.
As a contractor, you constantly have numerous moving parts, jobs to manage and administrative work to tend to. With job costing at the center of your business, field-to-office communication is key to increasing efficiency.
Construction and related services companies that can speed up their operations, better manage complex workloads and spot new opportunities are better positioned to capitalize on increased growth within the industry. In this webinar, you’ll discover ways to increase profitability within the construction project life cycle and stay ahead of the curve.
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, returns for an economic update for the third quarter of 2022 as he reviews both the general economy and construction-specific metrics in an accessible and entertaining presentation. Join this webinar to hear up-to-the-minute economic insights—from the latest on inflation, to the impact of the Federal Reserve’s […]