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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

High speed, high tech: how contractors keep up with data center construction

January 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

For construction companies building data centers, speed is everything. “End users aren’t looking to wait a year for a secure and reliable facility,” said Jason Walker, senior project manager for HITT Contracting. “So projects like Vantage’s … go from pad-ready […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Real estate leasing will continue to expand in 2020

January 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Elizabeth Norton, managing research director for Transwestern, said in a press release that “tight conditions and healthy expectations for e-commerce activity continue to drive industrial, while medical office is helping to bolster the office sector, which nears flatter conditions.” She […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Mortenson: Roof issues won’t delay $1.9B Allegiant Stadium opening

January 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Despite recent news reports that the completion date of Las Vegas’ new NFL stadium is in jeopardy due to issues with its roof installation, one of the project’s top construction managers said it is still on track for its scheduled […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Towers for $5.7-Billion Gordie Howe Bridge Will Soon Begin to Rise

January 14, 2020

Via: ENR

Much has already been written about the $5.7-billion Gordie Howe International Bridge, scheduled to open between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, in late 2024. The new span will cross the Detroit River and provide an international crossing for truck traffic as […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Construction employment increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019

January 13, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that its recent survey […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

3 Tips For Attaining Project Financial Control In The Construction Industry

January 10, 2020

Via: ENR

Project financial control involves more than summing historic values, it needs the controller to map the consequences of potential events and adjust the sliders to influence the outcomes. Like a DJ dropping the next track, the controller should drive the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

New certification program for rigid core luxury vinyl tile

January 7, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

The Resilient Floor Covering Institute and SCS Global Services have unveiled a new program to ensure the quality of Rigid Core Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) marketed and sold in North America. SCS Global Services (SCS), a third-party certification and standards […]


Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

P3 construction offered US contractors rewards amid risk

December 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In 2019, many large contractors publicly complained about projects that brought on added risk, saying they would move away from contract methods that exposed them to financial or legal trouble. One of the biggest pain points was the use of […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

On site: Construction wraps up on New Jersey’s $6B American Dream project

December 19, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, American Dream Meadowlands has been a work in progress. The project has outlived two developers and at least two general contractors, several lenders, the Great Recession and the rise of e-commerce, which […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction of Virgin’s $4.8B California-Las Vegas bullet train line will start in Q3 2020

December 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

For Virgin to meet its target deadline it also needs the Nevada DOB to approve a $950 million private activity bond program in January or February. The $950 million includes $200 million from Nevada’s debt limit allocation and $150 million […]