Essential Workwear for Construction Professionals

Construction apparel can not only maximize comfort and performance but also help keep workers safe while on the job.

Home Tech Innovations for 2024 and Beyond

Though it’s impossible to predict all of what home tech will offer in the future, these are the hot topics I expect customers to focus on.

The Path to Renewed Passion in Construction

I’ve learned from personal experience, the feeling of disheartenment not be an end, but a pivot—a chance for renewal and innovation.

State Grants Funds to Three Builders

Three builders specializing in panelized home components have been selected for grants from Colorado’s Innovative Housing Incentive Program.

Staying at the Top of the Search Engines

As technology evolves, changes in search engine functionality and consumer behavior impact how many people are able to find your website.

Optimize the Off-season

A pair of industry professionals weigh in on how to make the off-season productive from both the macro and micro perspectives.

Sustainability

Accessibility

Colorado Builder Winter 2024
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Green Building

Innovation

Off-Site

Eric Schaefer, Fading West Development

In Buena Vista, Fading West is building affordable modular houses to try to help solve Colorado’s housing shortage.

Implementing Lean Construction Principles

Lean construction has proven its effectiveness in the industry, aligning perfectly with the goal of transforming the way we build homes.

Tread Lightly with Offsite Construction

A growing trend across construction, offsite construction brings several sustainability advantages to urban building in particular.

Offsite Construction Works for Women

Construction executives everywhere are desperately scrambling to find people to do the work they’ve promised their customers.

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TOOLS | EQUIPMENT

Using the Right Truck for the Job

With accurate bidding and quicker completion, Pioneer’s specialized trucks eliminate uncertainty on the job site.

One New Electric Compact Utility Loader

There’s a new dog on the block ready to tackle much of the heavy lifting—the Toro® Company’s e-Dingo® 500 Wheeled compact utility loader.

New Kubota Tractor Focuses on Operator Comfort

Kubota introduced deluxe cab features including climate control, a suspension seat with armrest, power steering and a more spacious cab.

Honda Expands V-twin Engine Lineup

Honda Power Equipment recently announced new additions to its line of commercial engines for construction and lawn care companies.

SALES | MARKETING

LABOR | SAFETY

LEGISLATION

Navigating Defamatory Online Reviews

In Colorado Court of Appeals’ decision in Tender Care v. Barnett, the court provided noteworthy context for builders facing online attacks.

Time to Review Purchase and Sale Agreements?

In a dynamic legal environment, proactivity is the cornerstone of protecting your business interests from assault by plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Mitigating Legal Risks in Urban Sustainable Building

There are a number of legal challenges that can arise for builders when using sustainable building techniques.

Spend Some Time Sharpening Your Ax

With the softening of the market, my hope is that builders can spend time sharpening their risk management axes.

CHARITIES | FOUNDATIONS

INDUSTRY OUTREACH

INDUSTRY NEWS

Richfield Homes Acquired by Landsea Homes

Dallas-based Landsea Homes has expanded into Colorado, its seventh home building market, by acquiring Longmont-based Richfield Homes.

3D Home Printing Company Moves to Greeley

Alquist 3D, which built the first 3D printed home in the nation, moved to Greeley, thanks to incentives from the city and the state.

State Grants Funds to Three Builders

Three builders specializing in panelized home components have been selected for grants from Colorado’s Innovative Housing Incentive Program.

Optimize the Off-season

A pair of industry professionals weigh in on how to make the off-season productive from both the macro and micro perspectives.