Networking for construction professionals can be a challenge. Not only are builders contending with busier-than-ever schedules, many who already have a network developed may not be able to pinpoint their journey to share it with others coming up in the field. Additionally, how to network in the construction industry can be different for everyone.
We caught up with Kyle Stumpenhorst of RR Buildings, Jordan Smith of Smith House Company and Brad Leavitt of AFT Construction to get tips on successful networking for construction professionals, building their businesses, and getting in on the ground floor of industry conversations.
Connecting with other builders in networks for building and construction doesn't only benefit you, it helps boost your business, shape your expertise, and create relationships that last. Networking for construction professionals seems complicated, but it comes down to a few simple approaches. Here are our best tips:
For construction, professional networking groups may look different than in years past. Stumpenhorst, Smith and Leavitt all find communities on social media, and more builders are joining the conversation.
How can you start building a community and getting to know builders and potential clients in your area? Check out @lp_pros on Instagram to jump in, and don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest construction industry trends to discuss in the conversations with your network.
Learn more about how to connect with a network of construction professionals from the construction professionals at LP Building Solutions.
The trend to live near downtown hasn't waned in recent years. However, finding empty lots to construct new houses continues to pose a challenge. Builders are finding solutions within the Horizontal Property Regime (HPR) zoning policy, which allows tall and skinny row homes. However, with as little as six feet between structures the potential for row home fires dramatically increases. Let's take a look at some of the concerns for both builders and homeowners-and how LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing can help builders meet code.Continue Reading
New to the LP® Structural Solutions portfolio, LP® NovaCore® Thermal Insulated Sheathing is a dual-layered wall panel design to protect structures against heat loss and gain. It combines resilient OSB sheathing with XPS foam to provide continuous insulation without the long-term R-value deterioration associated with other foam insulation products.
With an abundance of inspiration at their disposal, clients may have design goals that exceed their budget. We talked to building professional Kyle Stumpenhorst to get his tips for helping clients achieve their goals without breaking the bank.
With today's hot housing market the last thing you want to do is stop, backtrack, and address a customer callback. In any economy, callbacks in construction cost money and time-time you may not have. Some builders are dramatically reducing customer callbacks by choosing building products that promote greater performance.