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Construction Processes, Financial

Prescient receives $90M in funding

June 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Digital design-build company Prescient has received a $90 million financing commitment from Eldridge, a holding company with businesses across finance, technology, real estate and entertainment. Prescient leverages off-site manufacturing to help developers and general contractors create multifamily projects more quickly […]


Construction Techniques, Uncategorized

How Technology Can Improve Every Construction Phase, From Bidding to Getting Paid

March 11, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction technology can add value to your business when struggling to transition through each phase of a project. From bidding new jobs to blueprint apps, workforce time management, and exchanging payment documents, there are many free construction software options, as […]


Sustainability

Addressing the construction labor shortage with technology and scale

February 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Back in 2012, Forbes reported that jobs in the skilled trades were the most difficult to fill in the United States. Fast forward to 2020 and the problem persists and is actually exasperated by a historically low economy-wide and construction […]


Sustainability

SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

February 13, 2020

Via: ENR

90% Of contractors, specialty contractors and modular builders using prefabrication or modular construction who were surveyed by Dodge Data & Analytics, said they achieved improved productivity, improved quality and increased schedule certainty when using these prefabrication and modular construction methods […]


Construction Techniques

The rise of AI in construction

October 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it’s been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology. In this in-depth interview, Dr. Dan Patterson, Chief Design Officer with InEight, […]


Construction Techniques

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

August 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn’t done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Balfour Beatty wins contract for US convention centre expansion

August 7, 2019

Via: Construction Global

The Fort Lauderdale project will add more than 525,000 square feet of meeting space to the existing convention centre. Upon completion, it will feature over 1.2 million square feet of event space, including 350,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space, […]


Construction Processes, Design

How Millennials, Gen Z, and technology are changing workplace design

July 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The evolution of technology and the Internet of Things, in particular, is transforming how and where we work, the ways in which we collaborate, and our daily experiences with colleagues. The entrance of younger generations into the workforce is further […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Current and Emergent Technologies Give Contractors a Competitive Edge

June 19, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Contractors are increasingly adopting new technologies to give themselves an edge over the competition. According to a recent study from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 74% of contractors expect to adopt advanced technology within the next three […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report explores potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevators in tall buildings

June 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

A new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) investigates the potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevator cabins for high-rise buildings. The technology runs on a series of seamless loops, powered by magnetic levitation. These rope-less […]