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October 24, 2016

Bone-chilling haunting tales...they're not just for residences

As the air chills our bones and trees begin to look like stark skeletons, we are constantly reminded of the spooky delights of Halloween in the ghostly tales the season seems to whisper to...

October 19, 2016

In Student Housing, Live/Learn Mindset and Resort-Type Amenities are Trending

As colleges and universities compete for students, student housing is evolving to offer widespread appeal and attract and retain the masses. Industry leaders say the latest construction and design...

October 7, 2016

New ideas transforming construction around the world

In the last few weeks on our social media channels, we’ve shared news about everything from bendable concrete to 3d printed bathrooms. We even saw updates about the development of invisibility...

September 27, 2016
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BIM: The 5D Approach to Your Next Commercial Building Project

Imagine technology that can help you see your commercial building project plans beyond 3D, technology that would help your project stay on time and within budget, then allow you to optimize your...

September 27, 2016

Construction Industry Grapples with Construction Materials Shortage: Tips to Cope

The construction industry has taken more than its fair share of sucker punches lately. Labor shortages have long posed a challenge, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that the number of...

September 26, 2016

Top Five Trip-Ups When Restoring Old Buildings

Nothing quite matches the thrill of restoring an old building to its former glory. To undo the damage that has been done by the hands of time, and the unwitting errors of past property owners, can...

September 17, 2016

Building Something? Be Sure to Bring in the Experts

When you're focused on getting your building project done on schedule and within your budget, it may seem easier to just have one individual or trade company do it all. At a glance, such an...

September 13, 2016

Prefab Construction: When it Makes Sense, and When it Doesn't

The popularity of pre-fabrication construction is growing, in large part due to a shortage of construction laborers. Experts project that construction will grow six percent this year, yet the labor...

September 6, 2016

Five Hidden, Cost-Saving Measures for Commercial Construction

No matter how deep your project pockets, no one has an unlimited construction budget. The good news is there are many ways you can save on your commercial construction costs, some of them obvious and...

August 10, 2016

Building construction: 5 benefits to bringing in the specialists

When you're focused on getting your building construction project done on schedule and within your budget, it may seem easier to just have one individual or trade company do it all. At a glance, such...