Category Archives: "Construction"

4 Aug, 2016

Small Business Transaction Metrics by BizBuySell

If you are a business owner or looking to acquire one, you should always stay current on what the market is like.  Is it a good time to sell? What are like business’s selling for in my industry? Check out this link to the latest in 2016 Second Quarter Results and 2015 Results from our friends at […]

15 Oct, 2015

Small Business 2015 3rd Quarter Transactions Down Slightly As Market Stabilizes From Robust 2014 Activity

BizBuySell shared their latest “Insight Reports” today in which one of the key findings was the sale of small businesses were down nearly 9% in the third quarter versus same period last year.  “Brokers reported a total of 1,814 businesses changing hands during the quarter, down from the 1,987 in 2014, as well as the 1,913 […]

17 Aug, 2015

EB-5 Immigrant Investors Program

For those of you looking to apply for a green card (become a permanent residence of the United States) and have the financial wherewithal and business background, the EB-5 program is a fabulous opportunity. The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) administers the EB-5 Program and here’s some information about it: “Under this program, […]

27 Apr, 2015

Budget Blinds Makes List for Top 10 Home-Based Franchises!

Entrepreneur Magazine recently published their top 100 Home-Based Franchises for 2014.  Guess who made the top 10?  Budget Blinds at #8!   We know first hand that this is well-run franchise that provides franchisees plenty of flexibility, excellent training, solid marketing programs, attractive profit margins and the structure required to make the most of the […]

31 Mar, 2015

Landscape Architecture Market is valued at $2.3 Billion

I was struck by this headline from Huffington Post referencing just how large the Landscape Architecture Market is valued at.  Wow!  Who would of thought… $2.3 Billion?  It’s one of those  things that you often never think about but appreciate in a subtle way. The author, Jared Green, Editor of The Dirt, writes that “landscape architecture services account […]

19 Jan, 2015

New Single Family Home Construction Expected To Surge In 2015

Kimplinger.com reports that single family home construction and sales are expected to surge by 25% in 2015.  New home construction starts should hit 800,000 and new home sales to be at 545,000 by year-end.   National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun estimates new construction starts for single family homes to increase 32% to […]

5 Dec, 2014

Don’t overlook small businesses and their economic impact

The SBA really pumps out a lot of great information about small businesses and their footprint on America.  Here is a quick run down: Right now, there are over 23 million small businesses accounting for 54% of all U.S. sales! These small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs […]

1 Dec, 2014

Interesting article about how businesses must meet customers needs “any time, any where”….

http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/marketing_sales/digitizing_the_consumer_decision_journey