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It’s Official: More Massachusetts Women are Working in Construction

“It’s not just breaking the glass ceiling. We have to be willing to kick the door down.” – Shelley Webster, Suffolk County Compliance Officer. Ms. Webster was quoted in a recent article in Boston Real Estate News section of the Bisnow website newspaper. The article, entitled, “These Women Build Boston And Are Recruiting More To Join […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License

Permission is required for construction projects in the state of Massachusetts. In other words, only projects that have been legally permitted – as evidenced by the possession of the required government-issued permits – may be initiated, continued, or completed. Ensuring that all of the necessary permits have been obtained prior to construction is a primary […]

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Expert Interview Series: Joseph Hughes of Contractor Dynamics on Successfully Marketing Your Contracting Business

After spending over a decade in the construction industry,  Joseph Hughes founded Contractor Dynamics to help builders, contractors, and related professionals grow their businesses strategically by leveraging the web. We recently asked Joseph to share his insight and expertise on how contractors can grow their businesses. Here’s what he shared: Can you tell us about […]

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Expert Interview Series: Derek Brown of Pronto Marketing on How to Improve your Marketing

Derek Brown is the co-founder of Pronto Marketing, a Bangkok-based web and marketing company that helps over 1,400 small businesses around the world manage their online presence. We recently asked Derek about his advice for contractors looking to create the perfect website to highlight their skills and training. Here’s what he shared: Tell us about […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Massachusetts Hoisting License

Contents Massachusetts Hoisting License Classifications Application Requirements From Application to Examination The Hoisting Exam Rental Equipment Rules Revocation of License Continuing Education Massachusetts Contractors Academy Section 65 of Chapter 146, Title XX. Part I of the Massachusetts General Laws requires that “Whoever desires to act as an operator of hoisting machinery shall apply to the […]

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Expert Interview with Carl Seville Of SK Collaborative On Residential Green Building

Sustainable architecture has been catching on in the last few years. Many people only think of green building in terms of large-scale public projects like universities. But there is an increasing trend towards residential green building as well, and for good reason. Green building is not only limited to the materials with which a project […]

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Why Houseplans.com is a Great Resource for Contractors

Contractors must use every resource available to them to meet their clients’ needs and perform their jobs as efficiently as possible. Architectural design website Houseplans.com offers a simple but effective solution when it comes to preparing and showcasing potential plans to your clients. Access Thousands of House Plans in One Place Instead of soliciting original […]

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