In March, the US Government announced their intention to level new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.   Tariffs on steel were to be 25% and aluminum was to be 10%.  The United States Department of Commerce indicates that the U.S. is the world’s largest importer...

The Ongoing Concern for Skilled Laborers in the Construction Industry is Getting Worse During the last seven years, the construction market has demonstrated healthy and steady growth.  The recent natural disasters across the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean can only continue to impact the ever increasing gap...

Mr. Boyken was asked by Hotel Executive to be a guest writer for their online news edition. Because of Mr. Boyken's extensive knowledge of the construction economy, Hotel Executive asked him to write about his responsibilities as CEO and how he grew his program management firm to one...

Mountain climbing and running a business are very similar.  A climber focuses on their next hand hold or step and will often lose track of how far they have climbed.   Climbing the mountain face, a climber will gauge their distance traveled by looking down.  As...