LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR

A short & sweet blog post on an eye opening documentary. Living on One Dollar is a film and journey that follows our own experience living on $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. Visit Living On One Website & watch the documentary on Netflix Watch the Trailer Don’t forget to visit outContinue reading “LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR”

THE SQUARE FOOT PRICING MYSTERY

The square-foot price most contractors will give you? My only advice is to read carefully between the line and develop a strict-concise and detailed scope of work to avoid cost overruns. Read Article Here | Builder Online

Scotiabank construction report says Canadians to spend record $53B on renos in 2015

 For the first time, Canadians will spend as much money fixing up old homes as building new ones  The federal government isn’t the only one spending on construction projects of late, as Scotiabank said Wednesday that Canadians will spend a record $53 billion this year on home renovations. Read Full Article Here

Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices

A survey of ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors this fall reveals significant price inflation for heavy equipment and commercial vehicles over the past five years. Some respondents attribute the change to higher costs associated with equipping diesel engines with the latest emission controls. Of the 519 responding firms, nearly 92% reported facing higher purchase pricesContinue reading “Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices”

Paris Conference will have impact on buildings

Paris, a popular city being uttering by many people these days.

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TWISTED ECONOMY

Canada is ditching its manufacturing jobs and replacing them with jobs building condos. “Canada has brilliantly adopted the Chinese economic growth strategy — all real estate, all the time,” investment banker and Globe and Mail columnist Scott Barlow recently Tweeted. Read Full Article Here