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Sustainable building design: top trends

Sustainable building design trends continue to emerge, and it’s no wonder. According to interestingengineering.com, experts project that between 2015 and 2018, the number of builders worldwide who have more than half their projects certified green will increase 100 percent.

Manufacturing construction looks promising for 2018

Growth in manufacturing construction has been stagnant in 2017, but that’s expected to change in 2018. Watch for robotics, 3D printing, nearsharing and sustainability to trend. For currents trends in other market sectors, download our2017 Commercial Construction Trend Report.

What’s trending in warehousing?

Online shopping is booming, which means more retailers need a lot more space to house their goods. That just about says it all when looking at warehouse design-build contractor trends. Here are the details.

Life After Dark: Tips for Commercial Property Owners to Repurpose Dark Retail

For commercial property developers, dark retail can be a source of frustration, blight & erosion of property value. Tips for Commercial property owners.

What’s trending in senior housing?

Senior housing is expected to boom in coming years. If you’re a developer, baby boomer or are in the senior housing industry, this is for you. For currents trends in other market sectors, download our 2017 Commercial Construction Trend Report.

Construction Material Costs Are Up: Here’s How to Keep Expenses Down

The cost of building materials continues to rise, and developers and builders are looking for ways to manage those increasing costs.

Here’s Why Retailers Need to Pay Attention to Generation Z

Thinking of starting a new commercial construction project for retail, and want that business to flourish? Look five, 10 or even 20 years into the future, say experts.

How Virtual Reality Will Change the Construction Industry

To some, virtual reality is just a game; but to the construction industry, virtual reality is a game-changer.

2017 Commercial Construction Trend Report

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Going Green on Your Next Project While Staying in the Black

If being eco-friendly is important to you when planning your next construction project, there’s good news: being green doesn’t have to put you in the red.