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Construction Overview


RubinBrown has an established and well-recognized team that provides a full range of assurance, tax, business planning and management consulting services to the construction industry.

Your company will benefit from our specialized services and expertise. We are also well equipped to help clients with family business consulting, strategic planning, fringe benefit consulting, technology consulting, bookkeeping services and permanent and temporary staffing needs.

We understand issues unique to the construction industry as a result of serving over 180 contractors and home builders. Our contractors range from very large general contractors to specialty subcontractors.

RubinBrown also devotes substantial resources to the development of industry benchmarking statistics and publications that provide additional tools and information to better evaluate and manage your business. We regularly perform industry-specific surveys on issues that are pressing to the construction community.

Construction Industry Involvement

RubinBrown is also very committed to staying active within the industry and remaining current on all new developments. We are active members of the following industry organizations:

  • Associated General Contractors
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • American Subcontractors Association
  • Home Builders Association
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • National Electrical Contractors Association
  • Site Improvement Association
  • The Builders’ Association
  • Colorado Contractors Association
  • Southern Illinois Builders Association
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Rocky Mountain Surety Association

In addition to our industry association involvement, we maintain regular contact with other professionals in the industry. These contacts include surety and insurance professionals, bankers and attorneys, each enable us to stay current on industry developments that may affect our clients.

Assurance Services

  • Audit, review or compilation of financial statements
  • Agreed-upon procedures, which are designed to review a specific area of the company’s operations
  • Internal controls/operational reviews

Tax Services

  • Federal tax consulting and compliance
  • State and local consulting and compliance
  • Sales and use tax consulting
  • Representation before taxing authorities

Consulting

  • Cash flow analysis, modeling and management
  • Budgeting, forecasts and financial analysis
  • Business valuations
  • Systems review and design
  • Planning and structure of acquisition/sale of business
  • Financing assistance
  • Strategic planning
  • Family business consulting and succession planning
  • Evaluation of bidding and estimating systems
  • Evaluation of job costing systems

01/15/2018

Focus on Construction: News from the National Association of Home Builders 2018 International Builders Show


RubinBrown recently attended the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida. As in prior years, the show is combined with the Kitchen and Bath Industry, International Window Coverings and International Surface Event Shows bringing the overall attendance to nearly 89,000.

12/22/2017

Focus on Construction: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Construction and Home Building Highlights


The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) was signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017. The changes in the Act will affect organizations in a variety of ways. The following highlights are pertinent to construction or home building companies and owners.

Technology Advances in the Construction Industry


When considering the impact of technology on the modern workplace, construction services is not typically the first industry that comes to mind as being at the forefront of technological advancement.

All Construction News

 



Accounting & Audit Alerts for Sureties


Every month, RubinBrown publishes monthly alerts to inform our clients and contacts about relevant technical accounting and audit-related information.

Current and archived issues of the RubinBrown Accounting & Auditing Alert for Sureties can be viewed with the links below.

    We have compiled online resources that may be helpful to you or your business. You may wish to bookmark this page for future reference.

    Associated General Contractors of America

    The Associated General Contractors of America, the voice of the construction industry, is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to skill, integrity and responsibility. AGC is the nation's largest and oldest construction trade association, established in 1918.

    American Subcontractors Association

    The ASA is composed of professional contractors, suppliers and service providers representing the construction industry through advocacy, leadership, education and networking.

    Colorado Contractors Association

    The Colorado Contractors Association, Inc. (CCA) represents the firms who construct the “Necessities of Life”: airports; light rail facilities; bridges and dams; highways and streets; parking lots; underground utilities such as phone, fiber optic, water, gas and sewer lines; power and telecommunication transmission centers; wastewater and stormwater pipelines; and wastewater treatment plants.

    Construction Business Owner

    This publication is dubbed "the business management magazine for contractors." From its inception, it was designed to be a different kind of construction magazine, filling a need in the construction industry for the kind of business management knowledge that is of real value to the owners of small to midsized construction companies.

    Construction Financial Management Association

    The Construction Financial Management Association unites individuals with financial responsibilities in the construction industry and provides a forum through which the association's members can meet to exchange ideas. CFMA develops and coordinates educational programs dedicated to the purpose of improving the professional standards of construction financial managers. CFMA strives to enhance the role and promote the image of the construction financial manager and to be a recognized authority on construction financial management.

    National Association of Women in Construction

    The National Association of Women in Construction was founded as a support network for women in construction. NAWIC has more than 6,200 members in 200 chapters. NAWIC's core purpose is to enhance the success of women in construction.

    National Concrete Masonry Association

    As the national trade association representing the concrete masonry industry, the association is involved in a broad range of technical, research, marketing, government relations and communications activities. The NCMA is an association of concrete masonry producers and suppliers of products and services related to the industry.

    National Electrical Contractors Association

    On this site, you can find out what's new in the industry, current installation standards and much more.

    National Roofing Contractors Association

    The National Roofing Contractors Association is an association of roofing, roof deck and waterproofing contractors; industry-related associate members; and international members worldwide. 

          Rocky Mountain Surety Association

          The Rocky Mountain Surety Association can be reached by email at rockymountainsuretyassociation@gmail.com. 

    Southern Illinois Building Association

    The Southern Illinois Building Association represents contractors who perform the majority of all non-residential construction in the 39 counties of Southern Illinois. SIBA represents more than 450 companies and is the largest regional contractor association in Illinois.