Author: Doug Houser
Mar 18, 2022
An In-Depth Look at the Construction Forecast for 2022
Experts foresee compound annual growth across almost all construction segments, particularly, water supply, S&WD and transportation.
Dec 3, 2021
4th Annual Construction Kickoff
Rea & Associates is proud to present the 4th Annual Construction Kickoff on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at The Ohio State University Fawcett Center. Joined by Overmyer Hall and Kegler Brown, this free, in-person event will provide you with high-level updates, open discussions, and exclusive content for business leaders in the construction industry. You can … Continued
Jan 15, 2021
7 Steps Construction And Real Estate Professionals Need To Take In 2021
Steps you can take to secure your business in the New Year.
Oct 20, 2020
Are You Aware Of These 5 Construction Industry Risks?
Five business risks the construction industry faces and what you can do to protect your business.
Jul 13, 2020
An Update On The Construction Industry & COVID-19 – OSCPA
"Overall, I think the results for the industry for 2020 will be quite good. The concern comes as we look forward into 2021" - Doug Houser
Jul 6, 2020
PPP Application Deadline Extension Gives Businesses 5 More Weeks
Were you hoping for some more time to apply for a PPP loan? You may get your wish!
Jun 1, 2020
Federal Reserve’s New Main Street Loan Instructions Set The Stage For Opening Up The Program
Find out more about the Main Street Lending Program and the rules associated with this initiative.
May 15, 2020
What Is Life After Coronavirus? Navigating PPP Forgiveness & Certification Guidance
Need help navigating PPP loan forgiveness? Looking for certification guidance? This on-demand webinar will point you in the right direction.
Apr 16, 2020
What Is Life After Coronavirus? Navigating Your Banking Relationships & PPP Loan Forgiveness
Doug Houser, Paul McEwan, and Matt Long team up for an interactive discussion about banking relationships and the PPP Loan Forgiveness program. Listen in now!
Mar 26, 2020
How COVID-19 Is Impacting The Construction Industry
Businesses are being forced to shut down as COVID-19 spreads throughout the country. But the construction industry remains an essential business. Learn how this crisis is impacting the construction industry.
Sep 23, 2019
Best Financial Indicators Of A Healthy Construction Company
We're sharing 15 key financial indicators to indicate whether your company is financially fit.
Jun 12, 2019
How To Lay The Foundation For Transition
Exit Planning For Construction Companies Ten years ago, I spent a great deal of time counseling construction clients about the best tools to survive and mitigate risk. Now, 10 years after the “Great Recession,” I find that a lot of my conversations are centering on succession. These days, more owners appear to be thinking about … Continued
Nov 26, 2018
episode 161 – better banking relationships… or bust!
Building banking relationships will help your business maintain success. Listen to Rea's banking expert, Doug Houser, on this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to learn more!
Jun 4, 2014
Constructing A Better Balance Sheet
There are many reasons to have a strong balance sheet as a small contractor. Not only is your business one of the largest and most important assets you own, but many third parties such as lenders, sureties, insurance companies and customers may rely on your financial position to make decisions that will ultimately affect your … Continued
Mar 6, 2014
Are You Eligible To Expense Depreciable Business Assets?
Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 179 allows eligible taxpayers to elect to expense the cost of certain depreciable property in the tax year the property is placed in service. Basically, property that is eligible for the Section 179 deduction privilege includes most depreciable tangible personal property and software used in an active trade or business. … Continued
Sep 1, 2012
Low Real Estate Appraisals
Even if your business survived the recession, your property values definitely didn’t. You might think that your property values won’t impact your business until you’re ready to sell. But, did you know that they can affect your ability to refinance your mortgage or continue your line of credit? Beware the Loan to Value Ratio Many … Continued
Jun 22, 2009
Construction Tip: Allocating Indirect Costs to Your Jobs
Quick – how much is the contract job you’re working on costing you? Did you include the expenses you incurred for contract labor? equipment? fuel? If you didn’t, you may not really have a true picture of the cost of your job. Equipment and fuel are necessary to run your business and both are used … Continued