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2019 Construction Outlook

2019 Construction Outlook

The construction industry is on par for a repeat of 2018, which will mark nine years of consecutive growth in total spending. However, some of the familiar challenges we've seen over the years continue to loom over an aging industry and male-dominated workforce. Read more

Search Case Study: Senior Vice President / Director of Water for a utility contractor

Search Case Study: Senior Vice President / Director of Water for a utility contractor

Executive Search Case Study: SVP & Director of Water for a utility construction firm. This role was created to address aggressive growth strategies. The search had several complexities with the primary challenge being a limited pool of candidates who had the necessary skills and experience. Read more

Green Building Market Continues to Grow and Evolve

Green Building Market Continues to Grow and Evolve

Helbling takes a close look at ENR's 2018 green design and construction firm rankings: top green architects and builders and their revenues, most popular markets for green design and construction, and the expanding field of sustainability certifications. Read more

A Recruiter's Perspective on Women in Construction

A Recruiter's Perspective on Women in Construction

Recently, we sponsored the 2018 Women in Construction (WiC) event in Washington, DC. Consultants Tom Dunn and Wendy Zang participated in the event that brought top-notch speakers and a diverse audience aimed at increasing visibility and mentorship for women of all ages. This was their experience. Read more

The Latest in Student Housing - Universities with the largest programs and the developers who are supporting them

The Latest in Student Housing - Universities with the largest programs and the developers who are supporting them

Student enrollment and retention are obviously the focus of all universities and colleges. It used to be that institutions addressed these concepts by simply providing strong academic programs. Then, along came the whole concept of a beautiful campus and facilities, especially student housing. Read more

Management Style is the Crux to Design & Construction Team Success

Management Style is the Crux to Design & Construction Team Success

In the construction and development world, many factors can impact the type of manager who will most effectively lead a design and construction team, such as: new techniques and technologies, short- and long-term initiatives and goals, department transitions and restructuring, and internal culture. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: President of Design Build

Executive Search Case Study: President of Design Build

Wanting to compete more aggressively for design/build projects, our client established a business unit focused on this delivery method. Working closely with the companyís CEO on this search, we were able to secure a professional who has secured more than $100M in projects in 20 months. Read more

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

U.S. Higher Education Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Whether you work directly for a higher education institution or youíre involved in the sector from an architecture, engineering, construction, or real estate perspective, itís highly likely youíre aware of the construction activity on U.S. college and university campuses. Read more

Best Job Boards for Facilities, Architecture, Construction, and Real Estate Development

Best Job Boards for Facilities, Architecture, Construction, and Real Estate Development

Not all job boards are created equal. Here are the most popular, effective, and navigable sites for both employers and job candidates in the industries of facilities management, architecture, construction, and real estate development. Read more

The Experiences & Qualities Sought After in Healthcare Capital Construction Executives

The Experiences & Qualities Sought After in Healthcare Capital Construction Executives

For hospitals and healthcare systems that are initiating large capital construction programs, who internally has responsibility for these projects, and what technical and soft skills are necessary in candidates to fulfill these critical roles successfully? Read more