The Internet is an incredible resource for almost anything. The trouble is finding useful content within the five minute you have between meetings or jobsite visits. For people who want a personal perspective on industry issues and news, we’ve pulled our notes to create a list of top construction blogs – those that are useful, engaging, easy to read. Special thanks to Google Search and a few lunch breaks for bringing us to the attention of these valuable sites.
This is a great blog by management consultant Aarni Heiskanen who knows the industry and its important players.
An active blog by Duane Craig with interviews, articles and lots of oft-updated content
Very popular name, many editors and great daily content. They are a resource for interesting and noteworthy construction news.
CONSTRUCTION MARKETING ASSOCIATION BLOG
A solid blog about the unique challenge of marketing in the AEC industry. Specific tips and tricks make this a blog that will be immediately useful.
BUILDING DESIGN + CONSTRUCTION
A wide-ranging online magazine that has plentiful articles about all things construction and design. We especially like the thought-provoking articles for managers and executives who like a unique perspective on business strategy.
Focuses on unique projects and interesting news. Always engaging content.
A blog from construction manager John Poole – and written in an honest and interesting way showcasing a specific point of view. It may make you nod your head while reading – or at least make you appreciate a thoughtful opinion.
This architecture blog focuses on the art of construction. Always a great read and a good way to spend 15 minutes on your lunch break. You’ll walk away thinking the world is actually a beautiful place.
BEST PRACTICES CONSTRUCTION LAW
This legal blog focuses on best practices within the construction industry. You have probably heard about lessons learned, peer reviews, project analyses, or even “urban legends” from the project site. These are those stories.