Are you having trouble keeping up with the ever-changing construction industry? While it may not be easy to stay abreast on every little change that comes our way (hey, we’re all busy!), it’s crucial for everyone from construction managers, contractors and construction insurance firms to stay up to date on industry trends, news and technology. Assurex Global Partners work closely with some of the largest construction firms in developing their insurance plans, so our team is always on the lookout for the latest information on issues that are important to our clients; like keeping construction workers safe, cutting overhead costs, construction risk management and more.
Thankfully, there are also many construction blogs and online construction industry resources that do the hard digging for us. Here are just some of our favorite construction blogs that we think you should bookmark for future reading.
Top Construction Blogs You Need to Bookmark
AEC-Business is a blog for construction industry innovators and game-changers. This top blog includes ideas, success stories, tools and techniques that can help increase company success through strategy, innovation and development. The blog also includes a podcast. Aarni Heiskanen blogs for AEC Business and is a Managing Partner at AE Partners, and Co-founder of Thinking Portfolio.
Best Practices Construction Law is a legal blog that focuses on best practices within the construction industry. Matthew Devries, a construction & litigation attorney at Burr & Forman LLP, writes his thoughts, analyses and legal commentary on risk assessment, claims preservation, construction technology, project management tips, contract drafting, legal trends and more of construction’s best practices.
The Building Design + Construction blog is owned by authoritative industry publication, BD+C Magazine. The blog specializes in non-residential construction topics and includes posts on construction worker health, strategies, construction technology, design innovation and much more.
4.) ConnApp Guru
Robert McKinney blogs for ConAppGuru, a top resource for construction technology. The tech blog provides reviews on the best construction apps, hardware, and strategies to inform construction companies on the latest and greatest technology available. The blog also includes the ConTech Trio podcast.
Construction Dive is more than a blog. It’s a go-to site that is continuously updated throughout the day by a strong editorial team that analyzes top construction industry news stories to bring you in-depth articles. The mission of the site is to provide busy construction professionals a bird’s-eye-view of the construction industry in 60 seconds. Construction Dive also provides industry stock prices, construction jobs listings and a library of construction resources.
Duane Craig explores the fascinating construction industry on his Construction Informer blog. Duane provides his readers with everything from construction industry news, the latest construction products, design challenges, worker health and wellness pieces and more.
Nominated for Best Construction Blog 2016 by Construction Marketing Ideas, the Construction Junkie blog is a true winner when it comes to construction industry content. Editor-in-Chief, Shane Hedmond, posts on a variety of construction topics like technology, tools, safety, project management, green building — and even shares crazy construction videos you just can’t help but watch.
8.) Hard Hat Chat
This construction industry blog contains observations on commercial construction, management, operations strategies, construction news and trends, and much more. Hard Hat Chat blog posts are written by Englewood Construction’s President, William Di Santo, and the commercial general contracting company’s Director of Operations, Chuck Taylor.