Patience, Persistence and `Who You Know’ are the Keys to Getting in front of GCs By Bari Faye Siegel
The economy is on the upswing and there are more construction jobs – both public and private – out to bid in the NJ-NY area than anytime in past two years. More jobs mean more work for subcontractors because GCs are always on the lookout for subs who are experienced, efficient, cost effective and well-vetted.
So, how does a sub-contractor, who may be the very best estimator on the block, get in front of GCs in an effort to win new business and become a go-to resource? The answer is simple, but it’s not an easy process. It takes patience and persistence.
Jersey Shore Readies for the Official Start of the Season By Bari Faye Siegel
With Memorial Day, the official start to the opening of the Jersey Shore, only days away, Seaside Heights – minus one iconic roller coaster – is ready for business.
Weeks Marine began dismantling Seaside Heights’ JetStar roller coaster in the early morning hours of May 14. By mid afternoon the following day, the tangled debris – except for a few pieces saved upon request by owner Casino Pier – were hauled off to the company’s yard in Jersey City to be disposed as scrap, according to Weeks Marine Project Manager Tom O’Donnell.