The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Sage recently released findings of their joint survey of nearly 1000 contractors. The summary reports an overall shared positive outlook, but also expectations of some reoccurring challenges growing worse.
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..
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..
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..
"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..
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Construction companies today have so many variables to account for to ensure their projects complete correctly and on time. Between weather, labor and staffing shortages, logistics and delivery of materials and equipment, work stoppages and worker..
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 construction..
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, total..
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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