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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - September/October 2016

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Cybercrime: Why You’re Almost Certainly at Risk
Building the Economy: The True Value of Measuring Economic Impact
All Eyes on November
Constructing an Experience: New Demands in Retail Design
Simonson Says
Knocking Green Standards Out of the Park
Managing the Risks of Green Building
Construction Leadership Council: A Launch Pad for Careers and Industry Leadership
AGC in Action
Member and Chapter News
Legislative and Regulatory News
Technology Toolbox
2016 Professional Services Guide
Products & Services Marketplace
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection
Constructor - September/October 2016 - cover1
Constructor - September/October 2016 - cover2
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 3
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 4
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 5
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 6
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 7
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 8
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Editor’s Note
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 10
Constructor - September/October 2016 - President’s Message
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 12
Constructor - September/October 2016 - CEO’s Letter
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Cybercrime: Why You’re Almost Certainly at Risk
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 15
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 16
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 17
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 18
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Building the Economy: The True Value of Measuring Economic Impact
Constructor - September/October 2016 - All Eyes on November
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 21
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 22
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 23
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 24
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 25
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Constructing an Experience: New Demands in Retail Design
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Constructor - September/October 2016 - 28
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 29
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 30
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 31
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 32
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 33
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 34
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Simonson Says
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Knocking Green Standards Out of the Park
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 37
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Managing the Risks of Green Building
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 39
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 40
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 41
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Construction Leadership Council: A Launch Pad for Careers and Industry Leadership
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 43
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 44
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 45
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 46
Constructor - September/October 2016 - AGC in Action
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 48
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 49
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 50
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Member and Chapter News
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 52
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 53
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 54
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 55
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 56
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Legislative and Regulatory News
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 58
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Technology Toolbox
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 60
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 2016 Professional Services Guide
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 62
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 63
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 64
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 65
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 66
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 67
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 68
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 69
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 70
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Products & Services Marketplace
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 72
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 73
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Index to Advertisers
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 75
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 76
Constructor - September/October 2016 - 77
Constructor - September/October 2016 - Final Inspection
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