While the national spotlight has been Uber and Lyft in light of California’s recent “gig-worker” bill, the issue of work classification is an important subject for all business owners to understand.
SBCA members traded in their safety glasses for sunglasses when they took their work to the baseball field during what has become an annual chapter meeting and baseball outing.
Over the first six months of 2019, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 417,453. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 6.1% decline over the June 2018 level of 444,600.
Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America.
Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, announced that Matthew Marsh has been appointed as chief financial officer, Lisa Picard has joined as a director of Katerra’s Board, and Mollie Fadule has joined as head of affordable housing.
Woodworking machinery giant Stiles Machinery is teaming up with Hundegger, a German leader in machines and systems for timber log processing, in hopes of becoming a single-source solution for the entire North American mass timber and prefabricated housing industries.
According to the most recent survey, homebuilder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August (any rating above 50 is seen as a ‘good’ outlook versus a ‘poor’ outlook).