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2023 Year-End Planning: Legislation Updates & Hopes for Change

Dec 18, 2023

Inflation increased throughout 2023, and higher prices for construction inputs and labor seem to ...

Budgeting & Planning Economy Building Profits Accounting Reporting Taxes Leadership
The Rise of the Climate Economy: The IRA’s Impact on the Construction Industry

Dec 18, 2023

The construction industry was a big winner when the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed in Augus...

Budgeting & Planning Economy Building Profits Taxes Leadership
CFMA’s 2023 Construction Financial Benchmarker Executive Summary

Dec 18, 2023

CFMA and Industry Insights are pleased to present the Executive Summary from CFMA’s 2023 Construc...

Economy Building Profits Benchmarking
The Direction of the Economy: Impacts & Considerations for Contractors

Oct 30, 2023

Construction has had a good run; but depending on where you sit, you may have started to see chan...

Economy Building Profits Risk Management Budgeting & Planning Taxes Leadership
Clearing the Air on Alternative Energy Legislation

Feb 20, 2023

From the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in late 2021 to the Inflation Reduction Act (the ...

Risk Management Building Profits Leadership Economy
Workforce Trends: Supporting Growth for Business & Community

Feb 20, 2023

Discover what the findings from a large, metro-level study mean for companies as they consider em...

Human Resources Leadership Building Profits Budgeting & Planning Economy
Pessimism Grows

Sep 21, 2022

Another quarter has brought with it further declines in confidence among the nation’s leading con...

Wanted: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Jun 20, 2022

A Hazy Shade of Worry

Compensation Trends

Mar 24, 2022

It’s been another interesting year in the world of construction compensation. According to PAS, I...

Building Profits Budgeting & Planning Economy Payroll
Construction Industry Remains Upbeat; CONFINDEX is 116

Mar 14, 2022

CFMA's Economist Anirban Basu reviews the CONFINDEX results after Q1 of 2022.

A Practical Guide for Construction Creditors in a Bankruptcy

Jan 25, 2022

As the structure of the U.S. economy changes in response to COVID-19, many bankruptcy filings are...

Economy Building Profits
Construction Financial Professionals Remain Surprisingly Upbeat

Sep 17, 2021

Third-quarter 2021 results emerging from CFMA’s Confindex reveal surprisingly upbeat assessments ...

Powering the Future of Collaborative, Real-Time Cost Management

Aug 30, 2021

Sponsored Content: With construction projects and teams becoming more disconnected, the need for ...

Risk Management Specialty Contractors Accounting Reporting Budgeting & Planning Information Technology Leadership Contracts Economy
Construction Financial Executives Become Even More Upbeat

Jun 21, 2021

For more than a year, significant parts of the economy have been in hibernation.  Millions of job...

CONFINDEX Rebounds Like Never Before

Mar 24, 2021

Partial Recovery Plus Additional Stimulus Buoy Spirits. There are certainly many reasons for pess...

Near-Term Outlook is Not Upbeat, but Hope Springs Eternal

Dec 01, 2020

During the pandemic’s earlier phases, the U.S. construction industry represented a bulwark of rel...

Finding Opportunity: Protecting Your Employees & Preserving Your Culture

Nov 02, 2020

At the beginning of 2020, many contractors were focused on recruiting and retaining employees – u...

Human Resources Economy Building Profits
CONFINDEX Slips to Lowest Level Since Late 2012

Dec 03, 2018

Construction CFO confidence declined across the board during 2018’s fourth quarter.

CFOs Are Happy, But Will They Stay That Way?

Sep 01, 2015

The Status Quo Is Satisfactory

CFOs more optimistic about construction dynamics

Mar 01, 2012

Last year was supposed to be better.

Construction CFOs Are Hopeful Despite Broader Economic Uncertainty

Sep 01, 2001

Another Significant Downturn Not Anticipated

CONFINDEX Economy Residential Contractors
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