Construction and Real Estate

What do concrete and greenhouse growers have in common?

For those who follow our social media (Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, this blog, or what have you), you may have raised an eyebrow this week. The last few weeks, we’ve been all about Grower Vertical, as our Sage ERP team exhibited at MANTS. We then followed some of our friends… Read more »

Wrenches Thrown into Construction Recovery

Last week, I had lunch with a very good friend of mine. I used to work for Karen Courtney, a Realtor with RE/MAX Leading Edge, and she was catching me up with the things going on with her business. She had some closings coming up — one that day, too… Read more »

A recap of Sage Summit 2013

The words came out of my mouth before I could stop myself. Vince Stamey, our CEO, missed Sage Summit this year because of a scheduling conflict. (His kids were off being national champions again with their rifle team. Woo-hoo!) When he returned, he asked me if I had learned anything… Read more »

Sage Summit: It’s not just for ERP

During the course of my education — I can’t remember when — someone told my class that “perception is reality.” That’s a pretty heavy concept: Sometimes, no matter if the truth is spelled out as plain as day, the public will still hold on to preconceived notions. There are some who… Read more »

Rising costs dampen builder confidence in April

Earlier this week, the National Association of Home Builders issued a press release stating that builder confidence dropped two points to 42 in this month in the most recent National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). In the release, Rick Judson, the owner of Charlotte’s Evergreen Development and the… Read more »