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I Won A Judgment. Now How Do I Get Paid?

I Won A Judgment. Now How Do I Get Paid?

Obtaining a judgment is only the first step. See how you have to do more to actually turn that judgment into real dollars. Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction …

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How is the Coronavirus Impacting the #MiamiConstruction Market?

How is the Coronavirus Impacting the #MiamiConstruction Market?

If you spent more than a decade watching the SoFla condo market, you would have some insight on the market moving forward, even during the COVID-19.  Today we speak with Peter Zalewski of Condo Vultures about his predictions in light of the Coronavirus. You can contact Peter at http://www.condovultures.com/AboutUs.aspx. Make sure to follow us on …

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Can You Lien a Leased Property?

Can You Lien a Leased Property?

There are 5 steps you should take to protect your work when dealing with leased property – do you know what they are? Make sure to follow us on our dedicated construction site as well as our podcast, YouTube videos and social media including Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction …

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In 5 Minutes: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Explained

In 5 Minutes: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Explained

In 5 minutes, yes, 5 minutes, Jorge Rivero of HR Management explains the most important parts of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the related DOL guidelines.  However, if you want a deep dive, check out our other interviews with Jorge Rivero.  You can contact Jorge at https://hrmcs.com/team_member/jorge-j-rivero/ Make sure to follow us …

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How has the Coronavirus Impacted the Construction Job Market?

How has the Coronavirus Impacted the Construction Job Market?

Even with construction classified as essential in most regions, layoffs are still hitting the construction sector.  Today we speak with Suzanne Breistol of Florida Construction Connection, a talent search, acquisition, training and coaching firm.  Suzanne tells us not only what she is seeing in the construction job market, but if newly available talent is now …

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#MiamiConstruction COVID-19 Updates as of April 1, 2020

#MiamiConstruction COVID-19 Updates as of April 1, 2020

We update you on what we are hearing on the SoFla construction market, from police inspection of jobsites, some suggestions for keeping your jobsite CDC compliant, updated DOL rules on the now effective Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) and the new CARES Act and forgivable loans. OSHA COVID-19 Resources – https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/ Updated Interview with …

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A Data-Driven Look at Bidding Activity During COVID-19

A Data-Driven Look at Bidding Activity During COVID-19

What if there was a way to see the construction bidding activity before and after the Coronavirus hit the United States? There is, because the good folks at PlanHub have analyzed their terabytes of bidding data to tell us what they see. Kevin Priddy, the CEO of PlanHub, gives me the good, the bad and …

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Keeping Construction Essential. Do This Today to Keep Your Jobsites Open

Keeping Construction Essential. Do This Today to Keep Your Jobsites Open

With jurisdictions stepping up enforcement of CDC guidelines on construction projects, adding wash stations, keeping 6 feet of social distance, and limiting groups to 10 or less has become critical. Today we talk to Peter Dyga, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Florida East Coast Chapter, about his efforts to keep construction essential. Peter …

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How the DOL Guidelines Modify the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

How the DOL Guidelines Modify the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

Confusion is still swirling around the New Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), so the DOL issued new guidelines. Today, I again talk to Jorge Rivero of HR Management. Jorge revisits the key parts of the FFCRA and explains the clarifications from the DOL, focusing on how it impacts your construction business. You can contact …

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How is the Construction Surety Bonding Market Reacting to COVID-19

How is the Construction Surety Bonding Market Reacting to COVID-19

With construction still progressing in most jurisdictions, the construction surety bonding market is starting to tighten due to the Coronavirus.  Today we speak with Jonathan Bursevich of Alter Surety about what he is seeing and hearing from underwriters on their continued willingness to issue bonds.  At least for now, the word is positive.  You can …

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