Staying current with latest construction news is beneficial to any professional in the field as the industry is always evolving. Keeping yourself informed can help you stay on top of industry trends and offer valuable advice for your business.
There are many sources to choose from when looking for the best construction news and blog sites. Depending on your business/service type you may be looking for something a little less mainstream and more niche. Because we work with construction business owners on how they can strategically grow with our small business funding, we thought it would be beneficial to gather some of the most noteworthy construction news sites. We based our list on quality of content and how frequent they post.
1. AEC business
Known as a renowned construction influencer, Aarni Heiskanen is the author and host of AEC Business, as well as a consultant, software developer, and architect with over 30 years of experience. He writes a comprehensive blog and host a podcast filled with useful how-tos and strategic insights. A must read for construction manager wanting to “stay in the know.”
Covering everything from news updates, design, new product reviews to special features and strategy – this blog has it all. If you want the latest news geared toward home builders, home designs, building materials, building products, and home plans to help you and your home building operations – this is the blog for you.
3. Building Design + Construction
This award winning online trade magazine provides the best daily news, trends and more for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors. Since 1950, it has served the information needs of designing, building, and owning firms in the non-residential construction industry.
4. Construction Business Owner
Construction Business Owner launched August 2004 and is “The Business Management Magazine for Contractors.” CBO provides articles that inform owners and managers on accounting, finance, insurance, regulatory issues, human resources, bidding strategies, technology, jobsite safety, equipment management and industry statistics. Article authors are well-known professionals who specialize in the construction industry.
Dubbed “The Magazine for People Who Build America,” this publication is one tool executives can use to navigate trends in this fast-paced business. This must-read publication covers timely issues such as the profound affect construction spending has on the U.S. economy, managing volatile material costs, LEED design and construction, emerging technologies such as BIM and work force retention.
ENR.com is the bible of the construction industry, providing news and features about projects, products and people in construction, architecture and engineering. It’s a weekly magazine that provides news, analysis, data and opinion for the construction industry worldwide. Subscribers include contractors, project owners, engineers, architects, public works officials and industry suppliers.
While there are several other sites to choose from in addition to those above, we hope you find our listing useful for your construction business to stay current on construction trends and influencers. Having access to powerful information, data, news, tools and analytics from the industry can elevate your business to the next level.
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