Amanda Bulow

Name: Amanda Bulow Position: Founder & Chairperson Company: AWIC – Awesome Women in Construction   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? Meeting new people, making lifelong friends, the support that comes from the industry, learning something new every day and the joy of bringing dreams to reality…

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What California is doing to address 22% homelessness, how we can learn

California Democrats looking at cutting regulations to fix housing crisis. NAHB CEO Jerry Howard on the mortgage default rate reaching the highest level since the financial crisis and the rent-control proposal in California. Amid a housing crisis in California, state lawmakers are grappling with ways to address the growing issue. The state’s housing problem has been caused at least in…

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The federal government made it clear at the National Housing Conference that significant new spending isn’t likely

The federal government made it clear at the National Housing Conference that significant new spending isn’t likely. When more than a thousand delegates gathered in Darwin last week for Australia’s biennial national housing conference, they were welcomed by no fewer than three federal government ministers. By video, prime minister Scott Morrison, champion of “quiet Australians,” invoked…

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Katie Smith

Name: Katie Smith Position: Self-employed Bricklayer Company: The Female Factory (Crime to Construction Academy) and The Work Wear Genius Location: Leicestershire, United Kingdom   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? I absolutely love my job, I wake up every day and no two days are the same.…

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5 Entrepreneurs On How Facing Adversity Helped Them Build Successful Businesses

Most people who set out on the entrepreneurial path realize that they will face challenges as they start and grow a new business. Surmounting difficulties in life encourages us to build character and resilience, understand our weaknesses, grow our strengths, and become more self-reliant and adaptable. Here, five successful entrepreneurs share how their businesses grew…

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