Blog posts tagged with "Construction Business Loans"

Our Guide to Performance Bonds

March 17, 2021
If you’re in construction or real estate development, you’ve probably heard of performance bonds. Put simply, these financial instruments are used to ensure the performance of a contract. They’re common in real estate development and construction because, in many states, they’re required.

Construction Insurance: How to Select Your Business’s Plan

March 09, 2021
Regardless of if you’re a local general contractor or own a nationwide construction business, construction insurance is a necessity. It can help you protect important resources like materials, buildings, and equipment. It may also safeguard against theft, injuries, and other unexpected events.

How to Safely Run Your Construction Business Amidst COVID-19

August 04, 2020
Over the past few months, business owners in the construction industry have been forced to adapt to a new normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on the state your business resides in, you may be required to follow certain safety guidelines in order to operate.

How to Start A Construction Business

March 05, 2020
Construction businesses are some of the best startup companies for entrepreneurs. Despite this, they also have some of the highest failure rates. Over 60 percent of construction business endeavors shutter their doors within five years. Most of these stem from a lack of experience, financial issues, or planning malfunctions. However, your small business doesn’t need to be part of these statistics.

10 Tips For Commercial Real Estate Investing Businesses

January 27, 2020
The credit crisis of 2007-2008 scared off many investors. Due to the situation, these investors felt as though recovery would never occur. However, the market did recover and is currently booming. In fact, it may be the perfect time for getting started in real estate investing.

The Surprising Effectiveness of Vacation Rental Tax Shelters

January 27, 2020
Do you own a cabin on the water? How about a luxury condo in the heart of Manhattan? If you own a vacation rental property, it could act as a tax shelter that saves you money during tax season.

5 Tips for Construction Companies That Need Equipment

June 25, 2019
As a construction business owner, you need a diverse variety of equipment to complete your projects. Unfortunately, that equipment isn’t cheap. It can cost a substantial sum of money, and you may not have room in your budget due to other expenses. This is a tough situation to find yourself in, especially if you’re a small business owner with less flexibility.

How to Audit Your Construction Firm's Safety Standards

May 17, 2019
The continued success of your construction company depends on its safety standards. Over the course of a workday, your crew must handle heavy machinery, operate power tools, navigate scaffolding, and perform a range of physically demanding tasks. When their job site isn’t secure, they’re liable to make mistakes.

The 11 Best Business Construction Blogs

May 02, 2019
All business owners should stay up-to-date with the latest tips and trends, and construction business owners are no different. As the industry evolves, you must know how to engage prospective clients through social media and email marketing, understand the latest design trends, and incorporate new technology into your business. Fortunately, there are many construction business blogs written by industry experts to help guide you through owning a construction business.

What Are the Expenses of Starting a New Construction Business?

April 16, 2019
Building a construction business is both challenging and expensive when you first start it. However, with preparation and strong management practices, you’ll weather the pressures of competition and economic uncertainty. In fact, all signs point to this being a great time to get your new construction business off the ground.