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New tools emerge to aid in affordable housing development
The lack of affordable housing has been a highly discussed topic at the local and state levels this past year as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated an already tight market.
Contractors adapt to remain active amid high commodities costs, labor challenges
Developers and contractors see some light at the end of the tunnel as sky-high prices for lumber and other construction commodities begin to decrease from peaks during the pandemic.
Construction firms see project delays, high materials costs
West Michigan construction firms are reporting dramatic increases in the cost of materials and project delays because of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in the restaurant, office and retail sectors.
Construction firms bounce back, remain wary of long-term effects from pandemic
Michigan had the largest percentage increase in construction jobs among dozens of states from April to May, as firms rebounding from COVID-19 are showing cautious optimism in hopes of the overall economy following suit.
Idled construction firms brace for continued supply chain disruptions
As an executive of a construction and property management company licensed in 45 different states, Jennifer Boezwinkle of Rockford Construction Co. Inc. knows well the disruptions her nationwide counterparts face in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Construction companies assess what stay-home order means for projects
GRAND RAPIDS — Construction companies and contractors are figuring out what a shelter in place order for Michigan means for their projects.
Contractors wrestle with persistent talent issues, concerns over 2020 election
In the last year, Kalamazoo-based construction manager CSM Group Inc. has hired an in-house recruiter as part of its human resources team.
Studio Park juggles multiple contractors to meet aggressive construction timeline
GRAND RAPIDS — In the case of the $160 million Studio Park project, it took a city to build one of the largest developments in the recent history of downtown Grand Rapids.