building permits

Which Businesses Can Benefit From Building Permits?

At Construction Monitor, we collect information from building permits issued throughout the country. We then analyze and compile that information to provide our clients with useful data that they can use to make smarter marketing decisions. Our clients can see which contractors claim the most business in a certain area. They can see which neighborhoods have the …

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How to Use Building Permits in Your Solar Business

Green energy was getting an even greater foothold on our country earlier this year. The economy was stable, and we were amid one of the longest-running bull markets as of March 11, 2020. Property owners felt they had the financial security they needed to invest in something all of us feel passionately about; preservation of …

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Can Permit Data Help Your Roofing Business?

As soon as the words, “coronavirus” were spoken, the roofing industry rushed to the forefront of the pandemic with two additional words: “essential business.” Roofing companies like GAF immediately began online-sharing to educate people on best practices; the new best industry practices for job site safety. The roofing industry decided waiting for a hailstorm to …

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3 Ways Building Permits Can Help You This Summer

The residential housing market will rebound this summer. But it won’t look exactly like an outbound airplane, shooting upwards. “Expect a W-shaped rebound,” says real estate professional Dima Williams. July, August, and September should see an increase in home sales. It will be followed by a downturn caused by an anticipated return of the coronavirus …

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Using Permit Data to Uncover Home Services Opportunities

Many business owners and operators think building permit data is valuable information for builders. (It is.) It’s also helpful to construction companies, real estate professionals, and economic forecasters. What they don’t realize is many home services organizations regularly utilize building permit data sorts from Construction Monitor. “Yes, the mailing labels feature is nice, but…” There …

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Using Building Permit Data in a Meaningful Way

It’s no secret: Building permit information is available free to the public. Construction industry company marketers sometimes say, “Why should I pay for something I can get for free?” A few months later, that same construction-industry marketer has utilized – you guessed it – none of that free building permit data. “It’s too hard to …

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Businesses That Benefit From Construction Data

Construction Monitor increases the efficiency for thousands of companies across dozens of vertical markets nationwide. Yes, we generate information. But, wait…there’s more. The information is sorted for you into information-specific data analytics you need right now. The newer information targets locations you’re interested in developing. Historical construction data can shape your strategy for future business …

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Anatomy of a Building Permit Report

Building permit reports are used by economists, marketing professionals, real estate specialists and practically every business in the construction industry. Organizations analyze building permit reports to make informed decisions. You hear a lot about “informed decisions” these days. The phrase is a logical result of our unlimited search for information. Even gamblers don’t make decisions …

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