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AGC SmartBrief

News and information for general contractors

AGC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Work continues on $1B Vikings stadium project

10/21/2014

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The new $1 billion home of the Minnesota Vikings is taking shape, and media members were recently given a tour of the progress. The stadium was nearly a quarter of the way done as of last month. In No… Read More

BSCAI SmartBrief

News for the building service contracting industry

BSCAI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Building Service Contractors Association

Minn. county to retain building services company

10/15/2014

  • St. Cloud Times (Minn.) (tiered subscription model)

EnviroTech Building Services will remain a custodial services provider for Benton County in Minnesota on a three-year contract. The company will increase its $99,408 fee by 10% in the first year, foll… Read More

NRCA SmartBrief

The best stories for roofing professionals

NRCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Roofing Contractors Association

Storm-related roof jobs challenged by worker shortage in southern Colo.

10/20/2014

  • KRDO-TV (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Roofing professionals in southern Colorado are experiencing a shortage of qualified workers to address the demand increase brought by hailstorms. The lack of skilled workers could mean doubling custom… Read More

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

News for specialty contractors

Specialty Contractors SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Associated General Contractors of America

Issues to consider when converting commercial space to health care

9/21/2014

  • Building Design + Construction (free registration)

Converting vacated commercial and office space to medical buildings as extensions of hospitals can save as much as 30% on construction costs, according to this article. But that practice, that appears… Read More