TCC August Grassroots Push to fix HTF and Fund Transportation Infrastructure

August 2017 — AdvocacyContact your Representatives and Senators As Congress begins their annual August recess, the AGC-co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) is asking you to reach out to your representative and senators and tell them to fix the Highway Trust Fund as part of tax reform and invest in transportation infrastructure. Congress does not return […]

C.W. Driver Companies Breaks Ground on $17.9 Million Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Public Library

August 2017 — Member NewsProject marks builder’s fourth San Diego region library project since 2011 C.W. Driver Companies, an AGC of California and San Diego Chapter member, broke ground on the $17.9 million construction of the new Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Public Library, the company announced today. The 14,000-sq-ft, one-story structure will be […]

Bridgette Williams to lead Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City

August 2017 — Chapter NewsEdward DeSoignie Announces Retirement Bridgette Williams, a well-known and respected force in the region’s construction industry, has been selected to become the new executive director of the Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City (HCAGKC). The announcement coincides with the retirement of Edward DeSoignie, who notified the HCA board of his […]

The Keeper of the Culture

August 2017 — Business TipsBrasfield & Gorrie, a member of multiple AGC chapters, develops fantastic results for their clients. Proven by three years of extensive client feedback, the 2,600-person firm benchmarks as one of the top five performers among 250 AEC firms measured. Clients love working with the firm. Architects celebrate how Brasfield & Gorrie […]

From the Ground Up: Setting Up Your Marketing Department

August 2017 — Business TipsBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BEST PRACTICES SERIES For many construction companies, marketing supports the Business Development department in winning new work. This includes responding to project opportunities through the creation of statements of qualifications, proposals and presentations.

Get Involved with Infrastructure Week

May 2018 — Top NewsInfrastructure Week 2018 runs May 14-21 and AGC, a longtime affiliate and partner of the week, looks forward to this being the largest Infrastructure Week yet. This is a time for members of America’s business, labor, and government communities to turn up the volume on the need to fix our nation’s […]

Mortenson Creates First-of-Its-Kind Augmented Reality App for Construction Visualization

August 2017 — Member NewsAkin to Pokemon Go, the new mobile app is helping the University of Washington community “experience” a new computer science building 18 months before its doors open to students After pioneering the use of virtual design in construction, Mortenson Construction, a member of multiple AGC chapters, has developed a first-of-its-kind augmented […]

Trump Announces Support for Changes to Immigration Policy

August 2017 — Top NewsPresident Trump recently announced his support for a major shift in national immigration policy. Trump teamed with Senators David Perdue (R-Ga.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in support of legislation – the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act – that would impose a merit-based immigration system and would curtail […]

Building a Self-Sustaining Business is a Choice

Let’s be honest: Building a business that doesn’t depend on you isn’t easy. It’s going to take lots of time, attention, and know-how. You’re going to be drawn into fighting fires you wish weren’t happening; you’re going to worry about having the right resources to create the right results; you’re going to have to make […]

More Than Half of Small Business Buyers are Under 50

If you’re looking to sell a business this may be the time — and you may want to look for buyers under the age of 50. The 2018 Small Business Owner & Buyer Demographics study by BizBuySell has revealed 53% of small business buyers are under the age of 50. But the largest percentage of […]

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