Key Characteristics of Profitable Construction Companies

Download the slideshow handout. The slides have been converted to a .pdf. This program was recorded on May 8th 2014. Our speaker was Mr. Stephen K. Ball,  director of Gross Mendelsohn’s Construction & Real Estate Group. The entire program is 55 minutes and 29 seconds in length. The following is a summary of the “key” takeaways from the seminar as […]

Read the full article →

Out and About

MCN had a very busy week making the rounds at various events this past week. It was good to see so many of our present “connections” as well as to meet so many new people we hope will make their “connection” in the near future. Both the Meet the Primes event and the Blue Book […]

Read the full article →

YOU SNOOZE, YOU LOSE:

DEADLINES YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS The Maryland Mechanic’s Law, the Maryland Little Miller Act (for state and local government projects), and the Miller Act (for federal projects) provide valuable tools to help those working on construction projects get paid. However, in order for claimants to take advantage of their rights under these laws, there […]

Read the full article →

Cyber Security

Today’s interconnected environment requires that companies focus on cyber security as an essential ingredient to support the economy’s infrastructure and national security. On a daily basis, computer viruses, identity theft, and loss of sensitive data threaten to disrupt information and communication systems.  Maryland has recognized this need and its role in protecting our nation’s information […]

Read the full article →

When Your Employees Are Getting Poached

Imagine getting a call from your Project Manager telling you that your competitor was just at the worksite offering your workers jobs at a higher rate with better benefits.  Two of them walked off the job.  What rights do you have? First, if the competitor’s agent was on a secured site, then the police should […]

Read the full article →

Ready to Roll

It’s been a while in the making, but the Maryland Construction Network is coming into focus. We have our first Direct Connect Meeting set for May 22nd and registrations are proceeding well. I still have a couple items to complete on the website, most notable is the online storefront. Very shortly you will be able to […]

Read the full article →