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Construction Techniques

CCIM Institute proposes adaptive reuse as separate property category

August 9, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The term adaptive reuse casts a wide net and can refer to the conversion of railroad tracks into a linear park or an unsightly parking garage into a luxurious mixed-use complex. A good example of adaptive reuse is the $200 […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Legal

Construction tech is the new investment darling for VC funds

July 30, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The construction industry continues to tackle the challenges of rising construction materials costs, a skilled labor shortage and overall lack of productivity improvements, offering an expansive opportunity for disruption. According to the newly released JLL research report, “The State of […]


Construction Techniques

Composite bridge withstands twice the load of concrete, steel

July 25, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

About 10 years ago, engineers at the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center developed Bridge-in-a-Backpack, an arch bridge system with components that can be hauled in a bag and quickly assembled to form a span that can reportedly […]


Construction Techniques

State touts paving technology on transportation projects

July 25, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Missouri Department of Transportation recently shared with Construction Dive the results of a year-long project proving that the use of intelligent compaction, infrared scanning and mapping software vastly improved pavement construction operations. “We were looking for ways to assess […]


Construction Techniques

5 Tips For Construction Project Managers

July 20, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction project managers are responsible for overseeing and supervising construction projects from start to finish. They are tasked with making sure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Job duties differ from company to company, but construction project managers […]


Construction Techniques

App uses virtual reality to address fall protection

July 18, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Analyzing data throughout a 33-year period, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that 42% of construction worker deaths involve falls. Falls also claimed the top spot on OSHA’s most frequently cited violations list in 2017. Training technology, […]


Construction Techniques

Construction technology is catnip for investors

July 17, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

During the first half of 2018, venture capital firms invested a record $1.05 billion in construction technology startup companies, or nearly 30% more than during the same period in 2017, according to a new report from JLL. Since 2009, VCs […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Hotel renovation: More than just minding the dust

July 13, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The time has come to perform that next renovation cycle for your hotel. You have successfully lined up your team of property staff, designers, and contractors. You are pleased with the fresh look proposed by the designers. Work is scheduled […]


Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

KFA designs 70 units of affordable senior housing in Los Angeles

July 5, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The Curve @ West Angeles Senior Apartments is a new affordable senior housing community set to rise near the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and 54th Street. Designed by KFA, the 52,777-sf, five-story building will consist of 40 low-income units, 29 […]


Construction Techniques, Sustainability

Brown University’s Engineering Research Center increases the university’s School of Engineering lab space by 30%

July 5, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The recently completed Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Brown University provides the school with 80,000 sf of space across three-floors. The building houses specialized research facilities for nanomaterials, photonics, and environmental science to help expand research in renewable energy and […]