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Construction Activity Drops After Election

The St. Louis area saw a significant slowing in construction activity as the end of the year approached. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, construction activity in nonresidential building slipped 72 percent in November from the same month a year earlier, construction activity in the residential sector fell 52 percent.  (All dollar amounts shown in… Keep Reading


Trump Administration Already Creating More Business-Friendly Legal Environment

By Adam Doerr, Jackson Lewis P.C. By sunrise on November 9, 2016, business professionals and lawyers across the country were scrambling to re-write their stories on how the next president will impact labor and employment laws. The consensus was clear: Mr. Trump’s administration will be more business-friendly than President Obama’s was (or Hillary Clinton’s would… Keep Reading


Construction is on the Rise, but Labor Issues Cause Concern

By Chris Daues, CPA  When you think of the economy, how do you think it is doing? Everyone, from Wall Street to your neighbor, seems to have an opinion. Specifically relating to the construction industry, here are the facts so you can form your own opinion. National Construction Spending  Since 2011, construction spending in the… Keep Reading


CREW-St. Louis Member Monica Conners Appointed To Crew Network Foundation’s Board Of Directors

Monica Conners is one of six members selected to serve on the 2017-18 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network Foundation Board of Directors. The foundation is an international initiative that supports women in commercial real estate. Funding provides educational programs, scholarships, mentoring opportunities and cutting-edge industry research to advance the success of women in the… Keep Reading


People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community. Steve Mast to Retire From S. M. Wilson Steven Mast, Vice President at S. M. Wilson & Co., will retire at the end of 2016 after 23 years with the company and 42… Keep Reading


Roeslein & Associates Donates $50,000 to BackStoppers

Contribution in Memory of Blake Snyder and Other Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty Roeslein & Associates, Inc. recently presented The BackStoppers organization with a check for $50,000 in memory of Officer Blake Snyder and other police officers who have fallen in the line of duty.Ron Battelle, Executive Director of The BackStoppers and former St. Louis County Police Chief, received the contribution during a presentation at Roeslein &… Keep Reading


People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry

The latest People in the News highlighting new hires, promotions, honors & recognition of the men and women in the St. Louis building community. NewGround Appoints Alexander Brockman as Vice President, Business Development NewGround, a St. Louis-based design-build firm, announces the appointment of Alexander Brockman as Vice President of Business Development. He will be responsible for leading… Keep Reading


$500 Million In Local Public And Utility Construction Project Opportunities To Be Showcased At 2017 Investment In Infrastructure Expo

More than $500 million in public and utility infrastructure construction projects to be awarded to contractors in 2017 will be showcased by the purchasers of these projects at the 2017 Investment in Infrastructure Expo to be held February 28, 2017 at the St. Charles Convention Center.  Hosted by the SITE Improvement Association, the Expo will… Keep Reading


In Memoriam George L. Hensley, Jr.

George Hensley, Jr., President of Hensley Construction, Inc., lost his courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, December 18. A visitation was held on Wednesday, December 21 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Bopp Chapel, Kirkwood, MO.  A memorial service will be held on December 22 at 1 pm at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 243… Keep Reading


Facilities Backlogs on College Campuses Eclipse $100 per Square Foot for First Time

Facilities backlogs on the campuses of North American colleges and universities climbed to their highest point ever last year, according to a new report released today by Sightlines, a Gordian company and leader in facilities intelligence and analysis for higher education institutions. Deferred maintenance continues to impact public and private institutions at different levels. The… Keep Reading

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