Trends Impacting the Construction Industry Interview with Bob AlgerHost: Ted Garrison
"We think we can have controlled growth. We don't think we need ridiculous growth. I think there are some contractors that get in these public markets and try to grow, grow, grow because that what Wall Street wants," reports Bob Alger, President and CEO of Lane Construction. Alger says instead they are taking a proactive approach by asking, "What do we do well? And where are we going to do it?" Come Listen to Alger discuss this issue and other important trends impacting the construction industry.
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 07:01
Partnering: A New Approach to Project Delivery Interview with Charles Garbutt & Jeff ArlingtonHost: Ted Garrison
The construction industry needs to find creative ways to improve the value it delivers. Charles Garbutt, founder of Garbutt Construction, and Jeff Arlington, Vice President of The Christman Company, discuss the benefits and challenges of two contractors working together when they are significantly difference in size. Come Listen to these two construction experts discuss this topic in an eye opening and frank discussion.
Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00
Navigating Through a New Economy in a Changing Industry Interview with Kirk PickerelHost: Ted Garrison
Kirk Pickerel says that comprehensive immigration reform has fallen off the radar, but he reminds listeners that when the industry recovers, it will have to find a way to replace the over 1,000,000 workers it has lost. Listen to Kirk Pickerel, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) explore labor and other critical trends that are impacting the construction industry and today’s contractor.
Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00
Where is the Construction Industry Headed? Interview with Mark CassoHost: Ted Garrison
Mark Casso, president of the Construction Industry Round Table, believes that the expansion of government spending is creating a ticking time bomb of inflation and deficits that are unsustainable. This will influence the market in ways outside of the industry’s control, yet will impact the strength and speed of the recovery from the current recession. Listen further to Casso’s comments on where the construction industry is headed.
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 00:00
With Change Comes Opportunity: Seeing the Future from a Contractors Perspective Interview with Peter VigueHost: Ted Garrison
"Instead of resisting change, instead of pushing back and saying this isn't the way we should about it; I think that when we look at problems that we face with income opportunities for those that have a broad mind and are willing to adapt and change and modify the way they do business, that will bring about opportunities." Listen to Peter Vigue, Chairman of Cianbro, describe the opportunities in the construction industry.