What's New in Revit 2019

Revit OpEd

I have no idea what is in Revit 2019, or rather until I read THIS POST. I hope you, dear reader, enjoy the new features in Revit 2019. New Features New Release Revit 2019 UpdatesIt's a teaser blog title. I'm looking forward to exploring the new features myself once I actually have time to download it. As for not knowing what was coming like in the past.

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What’s new in Advance Steel 2019

BIM & Beam

We’re excited to announce the latest release of Autodesk’s structural steel detailing software, Advance Steel 2019. 1 – Enhanced interoperability with Revit 2019. The Advance Steel 2019 Extension for Revit 2019 transfers steel members and steel connections to Advance Steel 2019.

Chevrolet Previews 2019 Silverado

Construction Equipment

The 2019 Silverado 1500 is all new from the ground up, the company says, and delivers improved capability and performance. For example, a higher-grade alloy is used in the roll-formed, high-strength-steel bed floor, contributing to a bed that is more functional and lighter weight.

2019 Budget Numbers in a Nutshell

Construction Equipment

The White House unveiled its budget proposal outline for fiscal 2019 which stayed close to the leaked proposals that have made the media in the last few weeks.

Office, industrial construction to rise in 2018 and 2019

Construction Dive

According to the American Institute of Architects, nonresidential activity is expected to grow 4% both this and next year

Long-delayed N.J. mega-mall to open in spring 2019

Construction Dive

The several-billion-dollar project, taken over by the Mall of America developer, will include 3 million square feet of indoor parks, entertainment and retail

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Tallest tower in Miami to begin construction in January 2019


One Bayfront Plaza, a mixed-use development overlooking Biscayne Bay and comprising over 3 million sf, has been given the tentative date of January 2019 for construction to begin

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2019 Jeep Wrangler Pickup Truck Confirmed

Construction Equipment

The Toledo, Ohio, factory would produce the 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Sunday at the Detroit Auto Show it will invest $1 billion to refit two production plants in Ohio and Michigan to build three new vehicles, including a new Jeep pickup truck. The company says 2,000 new manufacturing jobs will be created. FCA said the plant in Warren, Michigan, near Detroit, would produce the Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUVs.

2019 Ram 1500 Pickups to Get ‘eTorque’ Mild Hybrid System

Construction Equipment

An “eTorque” mild hybrid system using a 48-volt electric motor with a Pentastar V-6 engine will be standard on Ram’s improved 1500 pickup truck series for 2019. The new system will also be available with V-8-powered 1500-series pickups

Manhattan to churn out record office supply through 2019

Construction Dive

More than 22 million square feet of new Manhattan office space is expected to come online in the next five years

Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant to Close Doors in 2019

ENR Construction

Without help from the state or federal governments, the money-losing Three Mile Island will join a growing list of nuclear plants slatted for closure since 2013


Update: EPA Says It Won’t Enforce Glider Emissions Regs Through 2019

Construction Equipment

The New York Times reports the EPA will not hold glider kit manufacturers to the previously passed restriction of building only 300 kits per year. According to the EPA, about 10,000 glider kits are sold in the U.S. each year

Future Greenbuild dates announced through 2019

Constructor Magazine

Dates were announced today for future Greenbuild International Conference & Expo events by Informa Exhibitions and the U.S. Green Building Council. read more. Green

Demand For Mobile Cranes to Escalate Into 2019

Construction Equipment

The mobile crane market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.92 percent over the period 2015-2019, according to a report by Sandler Research.

Global Market For Smart Cities To Reach $1,265.85 Billion By 2019

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

According to the report “ Smart Cities Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 ,” the global smart cities market is expected to reach a value of $1,265.85 billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 14.0%

Resorts World Construction To Ramp Up & Finish in 2019

Construction Equipment

. . Resorts World general counsel Gerald Gardner told Nevada gaming regulators this week the $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas project will begin full-scale construction sometime in the last three months of this year.

Learn What’s New in Revit 2019 for Structural Engineers and Detailers

BIM & Beam

Building on Autodesk’s strategy to make Revit a robust model authoring tool for designing and detailing, the Revit 2019 release includes a number of new features that increase modeling versatility, accuracy, and productivity for engineers and detailers. Learn more on what’s new in Revit 2019.

Hyperloop TT starts construction of full-scale hyperloop system

Construction Dive

When completed in 2019, the result will be the first full-scale hyperloop system in the world

NYC to require 40 hours of safety training

Construction Dive

The city's Department of Buildings is giving construction workers until May 2019 to complete the required training

Real Street Conference & Expo News: Facility Management Market Worth $43.69 Billion By 2019

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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Report: Construction execs positive on short-term growth despite rising material prices, labor shortage

Construction Dive

Most executives surveyed by Engineering News-Record said they believe the industry will continue to grow into 2019, but are leery about long-term growth

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Autodesk Releases Revit and Dynamo Software Updates

Construction Dive

Revit 2019 improves the interface while Dynamo 2.0 offers a new file format, simplified script language and easier browsing

Weil-McLain’s Swann to Chair AHRI’s Hydronics Institute Section

Constructor Magazine

John Swann, president of Weil-McLain, will serve a two-year term as chairman, through 2019


Chicago Transit Authority unveils details for $2.3B rail extension

Construction Dive

Despite financial and other obstacles, CTA officials said construction of 5.3-mile Red Line project could start in 2019

San Diego approves P3 for $1B convention center complex

Construction Dive

Work on the infrastructure required for the convention center and hotel could begin as early as 2019

Beleaguered $2B Seattle tunnel may see fall opening

Construction Dive

The eventual replacement for the Alaskan Way Viaduct is still years behind schedule, but months ahead of officials' most recent projection of 2019

Los Angeles Metro outlines $6.6B spending program

Construction Dive

Construction projects will account for around $2 billion of the fiscal year 2019 budget, which is the largest in the rail system's history

New York Snapshot for May 2018

ENR Construction

Opening in 2019, the Kartrite is a two-acre indoor water park and resort in the Catskills town of Monticello, N.Y.

California Begins To Consider Solar on Commercial Buildings

ENR Construction

After approving a 2019 building code that requires all new homes in the state to have rooftop solar panels starting in 2020, the California Energy Commission is now eyeing commercial buildings

First Solar's Ohio Modular Manufacturing Plant Will Be Nation's Largest

ENR Construction

when it’s completed in late 2019 The 1.1-million-sq-ft First Solar Modular Manufacturing Plant planned for Lake Township, Ohio, will be the single largest thin-film solar module manufacturing facility in the U.S.

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UK Awards $8.6 Billion in Contracts for High-Speed Rail Civil Work

ENR Construction

Construction is scheduled to begin in 2019, with the first trains expected to run in 2016

Spirit AeroSystems Building New R&D Complex In Scotland

Business Facilities Blog

The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.

Trump FY19 Budget Mixed for Construction

ENR Construction

President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget request seeks deep cuts for many construction accounts and some increases

Corps Fares Well, DOE Cleanup Less So, in Appropriations

ENR Construction

Congressional appropriators are recommending increases for the Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works program in early action on the agency’s fiscal year 2019 spending bill

Mack Partners with 3 College for Advanced Diesel Tech Training

Construction Equipment

Mack Trucks announced today it is partnering with colleges in Florida, Ohio and Texas to offer the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) program beginning in early 2019 to address a shortage of skilled vehicle service technicians

Breaking Ground in Blanding, Utah: UNHS Healthcare Facility Underway

The Korte Company

Located in Blanding, Utah, the 42,167 square foot project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2019 The Korte Company will begin construction on a new healthcare facility for the Utah Navajo Healthcare System.

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AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018


pace of growth through 2019. Despite labor shortages and rising material costs that continue to impact the construction sector, construction spending for nonresidential buildings is projected to increase 4.0% this year and continue at a 3.9%