3 Challenges (and Opportunities) Facing a Growing Construction Industry

The dreaded word is only said in hushed tones around the office: recession.  It has been a wild ride for the construction industry from just around 2006 to as recent as 2011.  The downturn of the market challenged construction companies to innovate, offer more niche services and diversify their skill…
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It is Not Just Dust: 4 Things to Know About OSHA’s New Final Rule

What is the big deal – it’s just dust… right?  Not if it is Crystalline Silica. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that 2.3 million workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in their workplaces, including 2 million construction workers who drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such…
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49th Annual BIA Golf Tournament

Murow Development Consultants had the pleasure of being a Hole Sponsor at the BIA Golf Tournament on Monday, May 9th at the Coto de Caza Golf Club.  Thank you to those who stopped by hole 15 and spoke with us, we had a great time!
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Is Your Company Building in Orange County? You Should Be.

Driving down Pacific Coast Highway, Orange County is an oasis of luxury, beach town lifestyles, beautiful shopping and just a freeway away from the most magical spot in California: Disneyland.  However, one word that you probably didn’t think of to describe the iconic OC – that you should – is…
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How to Successfully Market your Construction Company

Being successful in the construction industry depends on quite a few things – the quality of your workmanship, reliable employees, and an effective marketing strategy. Marketing can’t be a low priority in an industry like construction that is over-saturated with competition. Finding the strengths from within your company and team…
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Document Control 101

Controlling the variety and sheer amount of documentation associated with managing one or multiple construction projects is a critical process that can have significant effect on the timeliness of delivery and budget. Each construction project comes along with a large and complex pile of information that needs to be organized and…
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3D Printing Will Transform Construction in 3 Ways

The buzzword of 2015 (and now 2016): 3D Printing. The construction industry is buzzing with innovations and developments, and it is imperative as industry professionals to keep up to date with the trends to make your business on the cutting edge of the competition.  3D printing is the next step…
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5 Home Building Trends That Will Affect The Construction Industry

Change is becoming a welcome concept for builders, as many are embracing innovations and changing consumer tastes. At the same time, trends in the markets have a major impact on construction professionals, who must constantly keep up with the strength of the industry.  Here are five home building trends that are…
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Avoiding Construction Delays

Construction delays are inevitable despite advanced planning and meticulously crafted contract documents.There are construction delays that are predictable and are easier to identify and address in project timelines and contract docs. It is the unexpected issues that can cause a substantial delay like errors in the plans and specs, unforeseen ground…
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