This week's blog highlights from across the industry look at:
Construction Marketing: Insight on Publicity – Free and Paid
Mark Buckshon provides public relations tips to help your company get noticed. “No phone calls please,” the value of press releases and when to use paid advertising are some of the points covered in this post at the Construction Marketing Ideas blog, click here.
Private Group Wants to Finance VA Hospital – With 80% Cost Savings
Ben Sheroan reports in the Hardin County, KY News Enterprise that a retired surgeon is assembling an investment team to build a new regional medical center in Radcliff, KY, taking advantage of a new federal law passed last year. Apparently, this is not the first public-private financing of a VA hospital – Nebraska has one on the way as well according to Joseph Morton writing in the Live Well Nebraska blog.
Fair and Open Competition Act
The Fair and Open Competition Act was recently passed to do away with mandates for project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal and federally funded projects. Learn more on this opinion piece by electrical contractor Chuck Goodrich writing on The Hill blog site here.