President’s July 2021 Perspective

  It is hard to believe that we are midway through the busy summer months. A colleague recently shared an article with me that I found very interesting. It has been pretty clear the American middle class has been declining for some time. The reduction of incoming trade worker maybe a direct correlation. It’s not … Read more

President’s March Perspective

  Spring Construction and the challenges of a dwindling labor force Even though its feels like spring is taking its time, the spring construction rush is here. Construction projects continue to rise. Building permits in the U.S. have almost doubled since the COVID-19 pandemic started and are currently at an all-time high. The increased project … Read more

February 2021 President’s Perspective

  Construction Technology and the students using it As we in the construction industry head into the busy spring, we look to being proactive in the challenges of that lie ahead during the construction season. One thing I feel that helps us with these issues is the use of technology on the jobsite. I feel … Read more

January 2021 President’s Perspective

by Dan Beaving Hello fellow Project Build Minnesota supporters – I am truly honored to be serving as your 2021 President! As a brief introduction, I started my career in construction at the age of 18 as a residential carpenter and worked in the trades through technical school and college. That field experience taught me … Read more