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Connected Devices and Construction

Smaller data centers are likely to emerge as the need for connected devices grow, industry experts say. This article discusses the recent boom in data center activity, and room to grow for contractors in the industry. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/how-connected-devices-are-driving-a-new-wave-of-data-center-construction/547220/

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Family Business Trends in 2019

The economy, trade, local regulation, and consumer trends are among the many things that influence the family business industry. This article predicts five key trends that will influence the family business industry in 2019. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. http://www.campdenfb.com/article/five-family-business-trends-2019

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Technology Breakthroughs in 2019

As the abilities of technological innovations continue to rise, 2019 will be a year in which we remember technology making huge strides. This article discusses the technological breakthroughs expected in 2019 and beyond. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/20/heres-some-of-the-technology-thats-set-to-make-a-quantum-leap-in-2019-.html

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Construction Industry Attracting Gen Z Workers

The construction industry is beginning to target those born between 1995 and 2010 (Generation Z), as baby boomers begin to retire and millennials enter different fields. This article discusses the possibilities younger generations offer, why construction is an attractive field and the future of the industry. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/for-generation-z-the-value-of-a-construction-career-is-a-no-brainer/546099/

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Branding for Generation Z

Companies are targeting Generation Z through personalized marketing strategies. This article discusses why personalization will drive marketing strategies for future consumers. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/326608

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Technology Breakthroughs in 2019

As the abilities of technological innovations continue to rise, 2019 will be a year in which we remember technology making huge strides. This article discusses the technological breakthroughs expected in 2019 and beyond. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/20/heres-some-of-the-technology-thats-set-to-make-a-quantum-leap-in-2019-.html

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Construction Industry Attracting Gen Z Workers

The construction industry is beginning to target those born between 1995 and 2010 (Generation Z), as baby boomers begin to retire and millennials enter different fields. This article discusses the possibilities younger generations offer, why construction is an attractive field and the future of the industry. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/for-generation-z-the-value-of-a-construction-career-is-a-no-brainer/546099/

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Branding for Generation Z

Companies are targeting Generation Z through personalized marketing strategies. This article discusses why personalization will drive marketing strategies for future consumers. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/326608

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Top Technology Stories of 2018

The rise of technology was a big part of 2018 and will shape business industries for years to come. This article summarizes the top technology stories of 2018. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2019/01/07/top-ten-technology-stories-of-2018/#2a0c39451b6b

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Finding Value in Value Engineering

Value engineering is a recent trend in construction that aims to reduce the cost of building and alleviate some pressures of affordability. This article discusses the solutions value engineering offers during the building process. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.probuilder.com/putting-value-back-value-engineering

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Government Shutdown Impacting US Businesses

The government shutdown is creating problems for more than government businesses, as private businesses are also experiencing the consequences of a government shutdown. This article discusses potential consequences small business owners should be aware of. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.inc.com/guadalupe-gonzalez/government-shutdown-impact-business-lyft-uber-ipo.html

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Top Technology Stories of 2018

The rise of technology was a big part of 2018 and will shape business industries for years to come. This article summarizes the top technology stories of 2018. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2019/01/07/top-ten-technology-stories-of-2018/#2a0c39451b6b

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Finding Value in Value Engineering

Value engineering is a recent trend in construction that aims to reduce the cost of building and alleviate some pressures of affordability. This article discusses the solutions value engineering offers during the building process. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.probuilder.com/putting-value-back-value-engineering

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Government Shutdown Impacting US Businesses

The government shutdown is creating problems for more than government businesses, as private businesses are also experiencing the consequences of a government shutdown. This article discusses potential consequences small business owners should be aware of. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.inc.com/guadalupe-gonzalez/government-shutdown-impact-business-lyft-uber-ipo.html

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Technology and Careers in 2019

As another calendar year begins, technology is yet again at the forefront of careers and businesses. This article discusses the different ways technology will influence business in 2019. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2019/01/07/5-technology-trends-that-will-make-or-break-many-careers-in-2019/#7f1d4c2360aa

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Housebuilding Trends for 2019

New trends are coming forth in the construction and homebuilding industry, and these trends will help shape the future of the industry. This article discusses the top house builder trends for 2019. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://geniebelt.com/blog/top-housebuilder-trends

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Technology and Careers in 2019

As another calendar year begins, technology is yet again at the forefront of careers and businesses. This article discusses the different ways technology will influence business in 2019. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2019/01/07/5-technology-trends-that-will-make-or-break-many-careers-in-2019/#7f1d4c2360aa

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Housebuilding Trends for 2019

New trends are coming forth in the construction and homebuilding industry, and these trends will help shape the future of the industry. This article discusses the top house builder trends for 2019. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://geniebelt.com/blog/top-housebuilder-trends

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IRS Releases 2019 Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) recently released updated optional standard mileage rates for 2019. These rates are used to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. The term “automobile” includes any car, van, pickup, or panel truck. As of January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates are as follows: For business use of an automobile, the 2019 rate is 58 cents per mile (up 3.5 cents from...

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IRS Releases 2019 Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) recently released updated optional standard mileage rates for 2019. These rates are used to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. The term “automobile” includes any car, van, pickup, or panel truck. As of January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates are as follows: For business use of an automobile, the 2019 rate is 58 cents per mile (up 3.5 cents from...

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Using Builder’s Risk Coverage in Construction

Builder’s risk coverage is a unique kind of insurance that protects buildings as they are being constructed. This article examines when such a policy should be purchased, and why you should consider builder’s risk coverage for your company. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/how-builders-risk-coverage-can-protect-buildings-under-construction/526993/

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Family Business And Social Drive

Family businesses are developing social missions to help the communities they serve. This article discusses how to incorporate a social mission into your family business, and the advantages and disadvantages of a social initiative.   To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2018/12/06/how-a-family-business-can-develop-a-social-mission/#2ad4de2fcb54

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Using Builder’s Risk Coverage in Construction

Builder’s risk coverage is a unique kind of insurance that protects buildings as they are being constructed. This article examines when such a policy should be purchased, and why you should consider builder’s risk coverage for your company. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.constructiondive.com/news/how-builders-risk-coverage-can-protect-buildings-under-construction/526993/

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Family Business And Social Drive

Family businesses are developing social missions to help the communities they serve. This article discusses how to incorporate a social mission into your family business, and the advantages and disadvantages of a social initiative.   To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2018/12/06/how-a-family-business-can-develop-a-social-mission/#2ad4de2fcb54

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