Spring 2017 has brought the U.S. economy an even stronger employment picture but also the first signs that the optimism brought on by the election of a pro-business president may not yet be translated into actions.
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Our series of Construction and Real Estate Trends newsletters aim to deliver useful and timely business advice to our clients and friends. The following articles discuss the current economic situation in the industry.

What's it Cost?

The April 13 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on inflation in March drew headlines for its surprising decline in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which declined 0.3 percent instead of the expected slight rise.

Construction National Outlook

Spring 2017 has brought the U.S. economy an even stronger employment picture but also the first signs that the optimism brought on by the election of a pro-business president may not yet be translated into actions.

Best Practice

The convergence of technology and civic ambition resulted in a unique scanning project involving a handful of Pittsburghers and one Italian city in October 2016. During the two-week trip, participants managed to capture the details of design and construction that took place thousand years Before Christian Era (BCE) and learned even more about using technology to support the modern built environment.

Construction Industry Advisor

A well-designed succession plan is critical to the long-term survival of a construction business. In developing one, it’s important to consider the objectives and needs of your company’s owners as well as their family members. But it’s equally important to examine your plan from the perspective of your surety. Here are three types of exit strategies for contractors.

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Bob Biehl, CPA, CCIFP
Assurance Director
bbiehl@gbq.com

Scott Bechtel, CPA
Tax Director
sbechtel@gbq.com

Kaz Unalan, CPA, CEPA
Tax Director
kunalan@gbq.com

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