Tag Archives: Construction

Avoiding the common pitfalls of the construction process, part 2: Selecting the designer

Thought Leadership on Enhancing Your Business Through Design Build presented by Rocchi Construction. The first step in the construction process is to determine whether you will need a professional to provide design and drawings suitable for permitting and construction. Each jurisdiction has its own requirements for when a building permit is required for a construction project. This can be easily verified ...

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Which industries will benefit, suffer under a Trump administration? The stock market provides early clues

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After an initial slump, stocks quickly rallied as the news of Donald Trump’s victory sank in. Analysts attributed the quick recovery to a realization among investors that the next administration was likely to cut taxes and regulations, and perhaps invest in new infrastructure. So what are the markets telling us about which industries will see the biggest benefit or take the greatest hit?

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How a construction company turned employees into owners

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Tradition is the heart and soul of Harkins Builders, Inc. At its Marriottsville, MD, headquarters, the red-and-white logo is the only indicator that a $210 million construction company lies at the end of the suburban, tree-lined drive. With the stately Georgian buildings tucked neatly into the greenery – complete with flagpole-bearing, manicured lawn – the scene is more reminiscent of a country club than a corporation. But dig deeper and you’ll find that the key to Harkins’ prosperity is anything but traditional.

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