Posts in “Industry Trends”

Gray is the New Green: Sustainability in Construction

April 21, 2022 | Industry Trends

Gray & Son is deeply rooted in our community and we’ve spent more than a century delivering top-quality service and products throughout the greater Baltimore area. While we’ve grown to be recognized by our trademark yellow, we’re hoping to also be known for green; green, sustainable initiatives, that is.  Sustainability Trends In Construction  Construction of […]

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Building a Career: How You Can Find Stability & Success in Construction

August 23, 2021 | EmployeesIndustry NewsIndustry Trends

  As the interest for a career in construction seems to be declining, there comes an important need to address the problem of recruiting new employees in younger generations. The problem, however, does not lie with the quality of these jobs or the construction industry itself, but more so with how these roles are perceived […]

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2021 Construction Trends to Watch

August 4, 2021 | Industry Trends

The construction industry has experienced significant changes in the past year, and is expected to continue to grow and change throughout 2021. The qualified team at Gray & Son works to stay ahead of emerging construction trends to make sure our clients get the absolute best services in the industry. From new and emerging technologies […]

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Why Gray Is the New Green: RAP in Asphalt Pavement

October 7, 2020 | Asphalt PavingIndustry TrendsPaving/Overlay

When it comes to the construction and paving industry, these sectors are not generally seen as the most environmentally friendly. As our country continues to move forward in an effort to promote environmentally conscious products and services, Gray & Son knows that it is important for us to do our part. As a company that […]

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How Gen Z Is Re-Inventing the Trade Industry

September 3, 2020 | Industry TrendsTechnology

With the COVID-19 pandemic, so many businesses have had to pivot and adjust to succeed during the current climate. The trade industry, although generally seen as traditional, has made incredible strides in technological advancement. Along with assistance from millennials and Gen Z, many businesses in the trade industry have been able to separate themselves from […]

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COVID-19 & the Construction Industry: How We Can Propel Growth

August 11, 2020 | Industry NewsIndustry Trends

In the midst of the novel coronavirus, many industries are suffering both physically and financially. As the American economy continues to fluctuate during this time, developing a proactive strategy to move forward as restrictions ease is vital. At Gray & Son, we understand the importance of coming together to support our community, now more than […]

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Then vs. Now: Construction Industry Changes

December 12, 2019 | GeneralIndustry TrendsSafetySitework

As a company with more than 100 years of history behind us, Gray & Son has seen many changes in our industry and company. We wanted to share some of those changes, so we asked a couple of our team members, who have each been with us for more than 45 years, to chat with […]

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A Closer Look at the Integration of Technology and Construction Equipment

March 14, 2019 | Industry TrendsTechnology

If you haven’t spent any time in a bulldozer, grader or paver, so you may be surprised to find how technologically advanced they are these days. From features that make the operator more comfortable to tools that help us do our job more accurately, this is not the same equipment of 30 years ago. Technology’s […]

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How We’re Tackling the Shortage of Construction Workers

February 21, 2019 | HiringIndustry Trends

In our last blog post, we talked about many of the trends we’ve been seeing in the construction industry. Number one on the list was the industry-wide workforce shortage that has become a common problem through the construction industry. With a shortage of construction workers for positions of all types, we’ve had to get creative […]

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6 Major Trends in the Construction Industry to Look Out for in 2019

February 6, 2019 | Industry Trends

What have been the hot topics in the construction industry lately? We thought a round-up of the construction trends we’ve been seeing and hearing about would be a good way to share what’s been on our minds so far in 2019. Staying on top of these trends helps us mitigate any issues they’re causing and […]

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