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Mental Health in the Construction Industry

Supply chain disruption, worker shortages, deadlines, turnover, increasing costs, rising interest rates and overall uncertainty are facing us day after day. With the problems our economy is facing and the lingering effects of the pandemic we have seen a rise in mental health issues; anxiety, stress, burnout, substance abuse, and suicide.

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Disability Advocates of Kent County Helps Families, Communities, and Organizations Design with Everyone in Mind

At Disability Advocates of Kent County, our staff has spent the last 42 years working alongside individuals with disabilities to improve access to their homes, communities, and employment opportunities across Kent, Ionia, Mecosta, Montcalm, and Osceola counties.

Estimating Training Available – GRBX Member Discount Offered!

In the construction industry, the value of an accurate estimate cannot be underestimated! The American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) offers training for estimators and industry personnel who rely on the production of comprehensive, quality estimates to project costs and profit, create a feasible budget, and minimize project risk.

School Bond Proposal Update

See which bonds passed, and which bonds failed including estimates, architects, and more!

June 2023: On Your Radar

In June’s edition of On Your Radar, Becky writes about a massive electric vehicle battery plant, a large-scale fish farm, and more.

Enhance Your Estimating Skills with ASPE Courses: Exclusive Discount for BX Members!

Accurate estimating plays a crucial role in the construction industry, enabling professionals to project costs, create realistic budgets, and minimize project risk. Builders Exchange of Michigan (BX) has partnered with the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) to offer discounted course registration rates to BX members.

Empowering Contractors with Guilde

Guilde, the newest partner of Builders Exchange of Michigan. Let’s discover how Guilde boosts productivity, streamlines workflows, and propels construction companies to new heights.

School Bond Proposal Update

See which bonds passed, and which bonds failed including estimates, architects, and more!

The Revitalization of Lyon Square

The revitalization of Lyon Square will transform and activate a small area of downtown Grand Rapids on the Grand River that is currently underutilized and in need of repairs.

Q1 2023: On Your Radar

In Q1’s edition of On Your Radar, Becky writes about a massive scale hospital tower, a library expansion, and more.

How Building a Solid, Safe, & Secure IT Environment Leads to Long-Term Business Success

Brian Young, a Rehmann principal, shares How Building a Solid, Safe, & Secure IT Environment Leads to Long-Term Business Success.

Beep, Beep Repeat

Beep, Beep Repeat

Pssst…have you heard? The Source Magazine preparations are underway again! Have you contacted us to advertise your business yet?

Naughty or Nice

Naughty or Nice

If you are not receiving or are unsure if you are set up to receive the Nightly Update Email, here are a couple of things to check out and ways to troubleshoot the problem, if one is occurring.

Grassroots Efforts To Close The Skilled Trades Gap

Grassroots Efforts To Close The Skilled Trades Gap

Pandemic-related delays continue to affect the work of architects. It starts early with both new and existing clients expecting the same project schedules from pre-pandemic days, while contractor partners are pushing to have drawings out to bid earlier and earlier. Architects wind up squeezed in the middle.