10 10, 2019

One-Page Guide: 5 Tips to Manage Construction Change Orders

Construction Information Management, BarkerBlue Build

 

The only constant is change, as the old saying goes. This is definitely true on large commercial construction projects where change orders occur regularly. 

"Change order management is a different process than for regular contract documents since change orders can..

20 07, 2019

Westfield Valley Fair Keeps Stride with Silicon Valley’s Green Pace

Retail, #siliconvalleyenergy, #greenbuilding, BarkerBlue Build

Silicon Valley Green Milestone

Silicon Valley Business Journal recently reported a green milestone in California’s Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. It involves a rapid shift to community-owned energy companies, most of which specialize in alternative clean..

29 05, 2019

Owners Value Well-Managed Construction Data

Construction Information Management, Construction Data, BarkerBlue Build

By now most of us know that data is king and wields a lot of power through timely insight. So it's no surprise that building owners and developers value construction data. In fact, based on a joint study conducted by FMI and PlanGrid, 71% of owners believe that..

17 05, 2019

4 Tips to Manage Construction Change Orders

Construction Information Management, BarkerBlue Build

 

 The only constant is change, as the old adage says. This is definitely true on large commercial construction projects where change orders occur regularly. 

"The most common causes for a change order can vary from one project to another, but they are all additions..

03 05, 2019

The Bay Area: Most Expensive Market in the World for Building

Construction Information Management, Construction Data, #constructiondata, BarkerBlue Build

"The Bay Area is the most expensive place in the world to build an apartment building, office tower, hospital, warehouse or school. And it’s not even close — the region is 13 percent more costly to develop than second-place New York, according to a new report by..

19 04, 2019

Tips on Construction Document Control, Plus Why Use  Professional CIM

Quality Control Service, Construction Data, #constructiondata, BarkerBlue Build

 
 
Construction Companies: Check out these 10 helpful tips from PlanGrid to start defining a process for Construction Document Control:   https://blog.plangrid.com/2019/04/10-expert-tips-for-construction-document-control/. But keep in mind there are still many..
12 03, 2019

Construction Changes & Overruns Drive Up Risk

Construction Information Management, #constructiondata, BarkerBlue Build

                                                                                                     Image by PlanGrid

Construction companies today have so many variables to account for to ensure their projects complete correctly and on time. Between weather, labor..

31 01, 2019

Improve Data To Reduce  Construction Rework (21-Tip Guide to Help)

Construction Information Management, Construction Data, BarkerBlue Build

 

Why Poor Data Fuels Construction Rework

A joint study between software company PlanGrid and FMI Corporation recently reported a growing problem that is plaguing many construction companies today: poor data and miscommunication is driving over half of all..

18 01, 2019

2019 Deja Vu Challenge: The Construction Labor Shortage

Construction Information Management, Construction Data, Construction Labor Shortage, BarkerBlue Build

 

 

The new year usually brings some new twist or challenge that each industry is required to face.  However, data analysts say despite a cooling off of the economy in 2019, the construction industry can expect little change for at least another year. "For 2019,..

25 10, 2018

Adding Tech Tools to Construction Job Sites? Plan for More Data.

project management, #constructiondata, Construction Technology, BarkerBlue Build

 

The new technology for construction jobsites is exciting for its ability to improve speed, productivity, and cost efficiency of projects, all generated by easier access to more information.

Construction Dive recently conducted a survey identifying these top 5..

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