1. 3 More Project Management Tips for Your Construction Loan

    Previously, we introduced some simple project management tips that we also apply to every project we work on here at Granite Companies. As a risk mitigation company specializing in construction loans, we know how important it is to manage a project appropriately from start to finish in order to see it succeed. Many different project management tools allow for those involved on a project to properl…Read More

  2. 2 Project Management Tips for Your Construction Loan

    While it may not seem like a construction risk mitigation company would focus on project management techniques, the truth is much of what we do to mitigate risk heavily involves project management skills and processes. This is because project management has tried and true techniques that help keep projects within their timelines, make sure projects are completed as promised, and that the project i…Read More

  3. Working with Granite Companies Will Help You Maintain Professional Relationships

    In many industries, one of the most important aspects of building your business and reputation revolves around the professional relationships you establish over the years. This is very true for contractors who are leading large scale projects using construction loans. When you were a small, independent contractor, you spent hours finding the perfect electrical team to bring to each project. Or per…Read More

  4. Technology Keeps Your Project on Track

    There was a time, not so long ago, that all construction loan projects were completed solely on paper. From the initial draft to the final report, and all the project accounting in between, each step was recorded with pencil in record books. That is obviously not how things are done today. With the invention of the first computers about 60 years-ago, many processes changed. At Granite Companies, w…Read More

  5. What is a Construction Draw Inspection?

    Working on any construction loan means following pretty specific processes, especially when working with a risk mitigation company. Large projects often require additional steps, protocols, and evaluations in order to make sure that they make it to completion. These risk mitigation services are often managed by a specialty company, like Granite Companies, and not the lender. There are many differe…Read More

  6. Even More Reasons Contractors Love Working with Granite Companies

    As a contractor, it can be difficult to work on poorly managed construction loan projects. Whether due to inexperience, poor budgeting, or lack of involvement, a project can quickly go awry and a contractor can be under water fast. But knowing that a lender is working with a risk management firm and funds distributor can help put any contractor’s mind at ease. Consider these additional reasons t…Read More

  7. How Working With Granite Companies Benefits Lenders

    Any real estate investment has its risks, but as a lender, those investments have to be a pretty sure bet in order to move forward. With construction lending, there are many places in the construction process where problems can arise, bringing the project to a screeching hault. When you’ve invested money into a project of that scale, it’s unacceptable to let it fail due to problems that could …Read More

  8. How Working With Granite Companies Benefits Contractors

    Being a contractor working on a project backed by a construction loan can have some great benefits; there can also be some difficult struggles along the way as well depending how your employer chooses to manage their project and funds. Working on projects that are managed by Granite Companies can help to reduce the risk to contractors as well as lenders. Consider the following benefits to working …Read More

  9. When It Comes to a Loan It’s Critical to Talk About This

    A construction lending process needs to be concise and accurate when it comes to planning, development, budget, and the implementation. Due to the high costs associated with a construction project, it’s important to be on top of the project from start to finish. This includes having a very clear and detailed budget early on. Granite Companies can help your construction lending project make an …Read More

  10. How Our Inspection Network Helps Mitigate Your Risk

    Risk comes in all shapes and forms when you work on a large project, including projects in the construction industry. With fluctuations in the economy, concerns about funding combined with the endless contractors to choose from, it’s easy to open up your project to risk from many different angles from beginning to end. At Granite Companies, we want to help you mitigate risk on your project, even…Read More