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New building materials reconditioning the construction industry

One year later, the construction industry emerges with new growth strategies responding to ongoing struggles of securing qualified trades prepared to meet industry demands in a competitive and regulated market. Cost concerns remain a primary consideration for the construction as industry efficiency standards present challenges to balancing the project's budget.
11 August, 2021
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Will Work from Home Continue Post-COVID?

The COVID-19 crisis has hammered the hospitality industry. But as more and more Americans get vaccinated, there is “light at the end of the proverbial tunnel.” But what is the post-COVID era going to look like for the hospitality industry? There is pent-up demand in the vacation and personal travel sector. That sector may be the first portion of the hospitality market to rebound.
11 August, 2021
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Hospitality Trends Post-COVID

The hospitality industry and its employees have suffered substantial losses during the COVID pandemic. Most likely, it will be 18+ months before hoteliers return to 2019 occupancy and revenue levels. Yet, there is reason to believe that the hospitality industry has begun its ascent back to profitability. Hotel owners are now rethinking their marketing and sales plans as we begin to see merging hospitality trends for 2021. What can we expect?
08 July, 2021
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Healthy Buildings: A Primary Way to Combat Illness

The past year of pandemic, with its widespread "stay at home" orders, focused public concern on air quality, toxicity, cleaning agents and sterilization methods. This is especially true for hotels, restaurants, transportation industries and various others that serve large crowds. Particularly hard hit since March 2020 are service providers that deal in face-to-face situations.
08 July, 2021
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Industry leaders, partnering and new construction developments

The past year has been challenging, yet industry leaders are optimistic about 2021 and the construction industry's future. Today there's a stronger sense of confidence within the industry as companies take steps to build stronger relationships with project teams and reliable industry resources while developing healthier environments and profitable bottom-lines.
28 June, 2021
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Material Shortages and Higher Costs Have Slowed Down New Home Sales in 2021

New home sales took an unexpected hit in the month of February in spite of increasing demand for single-family homes, dropping 18.2% from January's numbers. Nevertheless, industry experts say they aren't concerned about the housing market's long-term fundamentals and have attributed this dip in sales to short-term factors such as rising lumber costs and material shortages. In this article, we'll take a detailed look at the factors that have attributed to this recent drop in new home sales as well as discuss the housing market's outlook for 2021.
28 June, 2021
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Hospitality industry rebuilding to new heights after COVID-19

So far, market trends are pushing the market upward, adding confidence to a projected recovery. As the market economics shift, the construction industry is expected to see an increase in project development activity — some consisting of backlogs and other new developments to support the growing public service needs.
17 May, 2021
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Construction industry market segments to impact economic recovery

So far, market trends are pushing the market upward, adding confidence to a projected recovery. As the market economics shift, the construction industry is expected to see an increase in project development activity — some consisting of backlogs and other new developments to support the growing public service needs.
05 May, 2021
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How Suppliers Can Make the Most of Attending an Exchange Event

You’ve committed to meet with buyers during an exchange event. You’re on your way to establishing strong customer relationships, but now the real work begins: Preparation for the event. Exchange events are a cost-effective way to meet with many prospective buyers in a short amount of time. Because appointments set during exchange events are mutually agreed to by buyer and supplier, these leads should be considered “warm” before you even walk into the event.
30 March, 2021
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Why Buyers Should Attend Virtual Events

With everyone’s busy schedules, not to mention travel and gathering restrictions due to the pandemic, industry professionals may find themselves unable to attend in-person events. Some might not have the time to spend away from the office. Others might not be able to take time away from their job due to company restrictions on travel.
30 March, 2021
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