By Steve Carter, CPA, Principal
ASL Construction Group
During last December’s AICPA National Construction and Real Estate Industries Conference, I attended a break-out session discussing cash flow for contractors. It was outstanding! How often does one talk about how vital cash flow is to the construction business? The phrase “Cash is King” cannot be more important for contractors.
Let’s talk about what cash flows means, what goes into creating positive cash flows, and best practices to maximize cash flows. (more…)
By Carol Wagner, Principal
It took awhile, but the economy finally seems to be on solid footing six years after the financial crisis and Great Recession. Construction activity, including new home construction, is booming again in many parts of the country.
Most contractors and construction firms rightly want to get in on the action. However, many realize the importance of not over-extending themselves in the ways that got them into trouble before the recession. The key is to embark on smart growth strategies that will position your firm to take advantage of new opportunities while limiting potential risk should another bust be lurking around the corner.