Frequently Asked Questions
Why is Construction Journal better than the rest?
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What types of projects does Construction Journal report?
Construction Journal reports on a wide variety of private and public construction projects. These include commercial, residential, government, heavy/highway, sewer/water, education, and more. For a complete listing of project categories, Try Construction Journal FREE.
What size projects does Construction Journal report?
We report on projects of all sizes: $5,000 landscaping contracts to $500,000,000 casinos. Construction Journal serves contractor needs of all types and sizes.
What geographical area does Construction Journal report information?
We cover the majority of the Eastern Seaboard. Take a look at our Coverage Areas.
How do you gather the project information you publish?
Construction Journal employs a team of project information researchers, data specialists and field reporters who live in the areas we cover. And, by using an orchestrated effort, we tap into existing relationships with architects, engineers, contractors and agencies. We also review periodicals, monitor public legal notices and gather information from private information sources.
How frequently is the information updated?
Construction Journal’s project information database is updated in real-time as our research staff gathers and enters new information.
What if I work in a smaller area not shown in your coverage areas?
We offer custom subscriptions based on your specific geographic needs.
What kinds of companies benefit from using Construction Journal?
A wide variety of companies benefit from our project information intelligence. These include architects, banks, contractors, engineers, hotels, insurance companies, manufacturers, service providers and suppliers – to name a few.
How much does it cost to subscribe?
Subscriptions and payment options are available to meet nearly every budget. Please contact us to Try Construction Journal FREE.
How do I contact Construction Journal?
We can be reached via telephone at 800-880-2309 Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Construction Journal has offices in Stuart, FL and Burlington, VT.
How can Construction Journal help me gain critical information about my competitors' activities?
Our analysis service will give you insight on competitor’s bid activity, contractors they are working with, projects awarded, projects lost, and more.
How can Construction Journal help me get my product specified by architects?
We offer early-stage information connecting product manufacturers to architects in a timeframe conducive to the critical path of a construction project. Manufacturers can analyze architect activity, gain insight, and get their products specified. Search volumes of continuous data and documents. Setup automated alerts and know instantly when your product, brand, or niche service is specified.
How can Construction Journal help me save time and resources?
Putting our research team to work for you will help reduce costs spent searching for new opportunities, tracking down addendums and project status updates. We make it easy to gather information on competitor activity, bids documents, and more.
Is there any software to install?
No. Construction Journal is entirely web-based and can be accessed from any computer or tablet with internet access.
How can Construction Journal help me stay organized and not miss any important follow-up activities, pre-bid meetings, bid due dates, etc.?
Our tracking and bid calendar functionality is designed to help you stay on top of important items.
How will I learn to use the system efficiently once I subscribe?
A dedicated representative will help you both to get familiar with the service initially as well as maintain an ongoing relationship with you to answer questions and provide tips and pointers throughout your subscription.
Can I focus specifically on my trade, division of work, or market niche?
Yes. Construction Journal provides many search options and filters. Among other targeting options, we allow you to view information specific to a category of work, a CSI Division, bid date, or keywords on the project documents and specifications.
Can I submit my own project to appear on Construction Journal?
Yes, you can submit a project to our research team by using our Submit a Project form or calling our research staff at 800-785-5165.
Can I use Construction Journal on my iPad?
Construction Journal's interface design is optimized and fully functional in the iPad Safari browser
Do you have plans and specifications available? Is there a fee to access them?
Plans and specs are available for a large number of projects on Construction Journal at no additional charge.
What kind of support is offered after I subscribe?
Construction Journal offers the highest level of support in our industry. Our friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced staff members are available to help you Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
What if need help finding information on a project that is not on Construction Journal?
Your dedicated representative will be happy to take the information you have and our research staff will see if the project is verifiable. If so, it will be published in our project database.
I’m having trouble logging in. What do I do?
If it’s during business hours just call us at 800-880-2309 and we’ll help you get logged on. You can also click on "Forgot Password" just below the user login area to request your password via email.