Dun & Bradstreet's Small Business Resource Center
Talk to a Business Credit Specialist: 1.800.701.7168

Welcome to Dun & Bradstreet’s B2B Hub. If you’re interested in learning how you can leverage our company’s business credit to get new contracts and loans, check out our Construction Industry Hub where we have case studies, guides to getting started and tips on managing cash flow.

Build Your Construction Company by Building Your Business Credit

Build Your Construction Company by Building Your Business Credit Construction companies stand to benefit from strong business credit scores and ratings. Whether you’re seeking capital or pursuing contracts, a history of responsible financial behavior can open new doors. We’ve created the infographic below to help construction firms understand how building business credit can overcome common obstacles to growth. How [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|

Using Business Credit to Help Build Your Construction Company

Using Business Credit to Build Your Construction Company Whether your construction company is just getting off the ground or has enjoyed years of success, understanding business credit can help you fuel growth and manage risk. Building your company's business credit is an important part of establishing a reputation as a reliable contractor. Keeping an eye [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|

Surety Bonds and Insurance, What You Need to Know

Your business needs surety bonds and insurance. What you probably didn’t know, however, is that your business credit may affect whether or not you can secure these important products, and at what price.Your business credit may affect whether or not you can get insurance or surety bonds & at what price  Here are some [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|

Northeast Construction Resources

Northeast Construction Resources The construction industry in the northeastern U.S. continues to grow. This past summer, home construction in the Northeast grew 15.3%, the strongest regional growth in the nation,  Home construction in the Northeast grew 15% last summer, the strongest regional growth in the nation  while the New York City metro area led the nation in [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|

Construction and Climate Change

As with many activities that result in manmade products, construction is a contributor to climate change.  But for construction companies, there’s also an unprecedented opportunity to be seen as a part—and arguably the largest part—of the solution. The world’s existing building stock is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

8 Keys For Women-Owned Businesses To Unlock Government Contracts

“Getting a foot in the door” when it comes to winning government contracts for women-owned businesses can seem to be a daunting task. “Set-asides” and special initiatives for women-owned businesses can be helpful, but often winning business requires a unique combination of strategy, ingenuity and tenacity. According to the Commerce Department, businesses owned by women [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|

Construction Business Owners: Join us for FREE at IBS 2017!

As Dun & Bradstreet's guest at IBS 2017, you get 3 days of exhibits at NO cost. Learn how you can join us at IBS next year for free!

By | October 17th, 2016|

Hard Labor: Industry Hammered by Shortage of Skilled Workers

If you're in the construction industry, you already know that there seems to be a shortage of skilled workers. Here's how it's affecting business.

By | September 29th, 2016|

Head `em Off at the Pass: Anticipating Foul-ups on the Construction Site

Contractors can make or break your construction project. Avoid these common hiring mistakes to help ensure your job gets done the right way.

By | September 15th, 2016|

Nailing It: The Surprising Connection Between Building Standards and Building Financial Stability

Wondering how contractors and construction companies reconcile safety, quality, and cost? Edmund Newton weighs in.

By | August 15th, 2016|
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