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Creative Restaurant Meals in a Pandemic Age

Creative Restaurant Meals in a Pandemic Age

Posted: May 22, 2020 | Tradewinds, Estimating

Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, operating a restaurant was a risky business that skated along on razor-thin margins, and with an often transient workforce. Cooks typically endured long shifts in steamy hot kitchens. Servers were on their feet all day trying to smile at grumpy customers as they sucked up their feelings for a larger tip. Health insurance and paid time off were rare for most workers in small restaurants. Anyone who complained about insurance or time off could be quickly replaced.

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Deciding on Projects (The Go/No Go Decision)

Deciding on Projects (The Go/No Go Decision)

Posted: May 22, 2020 | Tradewinds, Estimating

In dealing with remodeling of public buildings, it’s not smart or even possible for a contracting company to chase every opportunity that comes along for bid. The actual selection process of choosing which projects to go for consists of making a choice from all the opportunities, and deciding which will justify a commitment of company resources.

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Coronavirus and Construction Contracts

Coronavirus and Construction Contracts

Posted: May 22, 2020 | Tradewinds, Legal Advice

As you have undoubtedly heard, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is affecting the global construction industry As it continues to spread throughout the country, it will impact project performance.

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Wanted: America’s Most innovative Structures for 2021 IDEAS² Awards

Wanted: America’s Most innovative Structures for 2021 IDEAS² Awards

Posted: May 22, 2020 | Tradewinds

The American Institute of Steel Construction is looking for the next generation of American landmarks constructed with structural steel.

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Architecture billings continue historic contraction

Architecture billings continue historic contraction

Posted: May 22, 2020 | Tradewinds

Demand for design services in April saw its steepest decline on record, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).
 

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