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How Builders Are Faring During The Pandemic

Throughout the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on various industries. While some such as restaurants, hotels, and retailers have been devastated by the coronavirus, so too has the construction industry. Though considered an essential business by most state governments, this has not meant all construction projects have been allowed to go […]

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What to Consider Before Buying a Second Home

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), there are 7.4 million “second homes” and they’re mostly found in Florida, California, New York, Texas, Michigan, North Carolina, Arizona, and Pennsylvania. These second homes are mostly used as vacation getaways, rental properties, or long-term investments. Here’s what you should think about before buying your second home. Never […]

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Harvard’s Joint Center For Housing Study Findings: Portrait of A First-Time Homebuyer

The lifetime milestone of moving from “casually looking” to getting the keys on closing day is one that is unforgettable. The excitement and fulfillment of being a first-time homebuyer is not rivaled by many others: you are finally building equity, acquiring great space, and adamantly gazing into your own bright future!  As things are constantly […]

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Debunking the Land Banking Myth

Land banking is the idea that developers and builders are ‘hoarding’ land in order to profit from potential market value increases. Selling this on once the value has increased, rather than building according to the planning permission permitted. This theory is used regularly by government and local authorities to criticize land developers and home builders […]

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Material Price Increase, Labor Shortages, and Construction Industry Trends with Insights from Stronghold Engineering Inc.

As the global economy slowly recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, industries far and wide – including construction – are facing a slew of problems, particularly with labor and material shortages and higher prices. Stronghold Engineering, Inc. explores these trends in depth and provides a blueprint for overcoming pandemic-driven fluctuations that could potentially […]

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5 Ways Roofing Contractors Can Gain Business

Being a roofing contractor may be your dream come true. Having your own list of clients and getting to work outside are awesome benefits. However, if you lack a bit in the client department, it can be scary thinking about your future. Luckily for you, we’re going to share five surefire methods for gaining new […]

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