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Tap into Millions with This Loan Program

Tap into Millions with This Loan Program

What is the 504 loan program? Want access to millions of dollars to help your business overcome the challenges of the current health crisis? Look no further than the 504 loan program. It provides long-term, fixed-rate financing for major fixed assets that promote business growth and job creation. Generally, these
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Need to Know: Substantial Completion Bill

Need to Know: Substantial Completion Bill

Ah, substantial completion. Practically speaking, it occurs when there’s only minor, corrective, or warranty work remaining for a project. But you and your team know it means a sigh of relief, and cause for celebration. Why? Because payday is on the way! It also sets the timeline for liabilities, warranties,
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Can My Company Afford to Go Green

Can My Company Afford to Go Green

Green-tech. Depending on which side of the grass you’re standing on, it’s a term you either love or hate. For years, the misconception that going green is too costly for small and medium-sized contractors has prevented companies from getting a piece of the sustainable construction market action. A market which,
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The Right Road to Recruiting

The Right Road to Recruiting

There are defining moments in history that shape generations. Like flashbulb memories, some events crystalize in our brains, and we can recall “where we were” when we heard the news that changed our world. Without a doubt, 2020 has been a sobering experience for every American, regardless of their age
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Traffic Congestion

Traffic Trend: Is Congestion Pricing Coming?

If you’re cruising down I-84 between Dutchess and Putnam Counties, you might notice a smoother ride thanks to the completion of an $11 million project this month that resurfaced over seven miles of roadway. The project, which began in spring 2020 – is a step in the right direction as
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Tele-Building

How Tech is Rebuilding Construction

It’s 2020 and many of us have happily embraced couch culture. Beyond binge watching your favorite show on Netflix, you’ve proven that you can successfully run business meetings, write papers, and teach makeshift math classes to your kids all while sporting your signature sweats. You can’t however – build a
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Signs of Construction Jobs Slowing Down

Bumpy Road Ahead for NY’s Public Works

If you’re a part of this industry, you know it’s a late cycle business. You work on a backlog, so you never feel an immediate slowdown, and there’s (usually) always a project in the pipelines. But this past spring threw a curveball no one could have anticipated or predicted. Now,
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Delayed Payment

Dealing With Delayed Payments During a Pandemic

Remember the good old days when you completed a construction job without a hitch and got paid on time for your work? Yeah, neither do we. Historically, high upfront costs and razor-thin margins have made it difficult for contractors to pay what they owe to their subcontractors and suppliers before
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