Fri.Jun 15, 2018

Virtual Tours Used to Sell American West Homes

Construction Marketing Blog

When it comes to marketing new home communities, the tried and true model home is the traditional venue. However, the Las Vegas new housing market is aggressive right now, so new construction homes are being purchased practically before the lots are released.

California budget includes $1.2B for new legislative offices

Construction Dive

The Capitol building's 66-year-old annex, which houses the governor's office, has safety and accessibility issues and will be demolished

4 project management mistakes to avoid at all costs


High-performing AEC firms prioritize project management training. Technical, leadership, and business management skills all play a vital role in producing projects that are on time and on budget. With that in mind, there are a number of common mistakes that even well-trained project managers make.

$1.5B set to expand mixed-used project in Dallas suburb

Construction Dive

Developer and commercial real estate agency Bright Realty broke ground this week on a new mixed-use, "urban core" project at its continually growing Castle Hills development in Lewisville, Texas

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Construction Begins on $50-Million Powerhouse Science Center Project in Sacramento

ENR Construction

More Trending

Design for manufacturing


For the past decade, San Antonio-based design firm Lake|Flato has been refining its Porch House concept, a system of modules with floor-to-ceiling windows and connecting porches that link the single-family structure to the outdoors

Some vital methods for concrete curing

Construction Cost Estimating

METHODS OF CURING :- Based on the type of construction work, the curing of concrete is done with the use of the following processes :- 1) COVERING: Under this method, wet gunny bags or hessian are utilized to wrap the newly developed concrete surface.

$1B will transform historic Chicago hospital to hotel

Construction Dive

Crews under general contractor Walsh Group will transform the 102-year-old building, which has been vacant for 16 years and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, into a hotel

Portland’s newest office buildings put nature on center stage


Comprising 300,000 sf of office and retail space, Field Office in Northwest Portland is one of Oregon’s largest real estate investments in the past decade. The two new office buildings will house some of the city’s fastest-growing companies

Trump Bailout of Coal & Nukes Faces Heavy Opposition

Construction Equipment

The Trump administration is reportedly drafting an order to force energy system operators to keep coal and nuclear plants operating for at least two years.

Faraday Future selects GC for its 1 million-sf EV factory


Faraday Future (FF) announced today that Bernards, a commercial builder headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., will serve as the general contractor for the 1 million-sf FF factory in Hanford, Calif

Volvo CE Plots Pioneering 5G Technology

Construction Equipment

. . Volvo Construction Equipment will be among the first in the world to trial 5G mobile technology as part of a unique collaboration with mobile operator Telia Company

Home Pro Success Helps Contractors Generate High Quality Leads

Contractor Bookkeeping

Home Pro Success And How They Help Contractors Generate Leads. Leads, Leads, and more Leads! That is what contractors want! You post it on hundreds of forums, you talk about at the business network events with your friendly competitors. Facebook is one of the hottest places to generate leads for your construction contracting company. It works for Handyman, Trade Contractors, General Contractors, Remodel Contractors, and home builders.

Ford Issues Two Safety Fuel and Brake Recalls

Construction Equipment

Ford recall number 18S17. Select 2018 Ford F-150, Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5-liter GTDI V6 engine for high-pressure fuel pumps with misaligned welds.

PHCC Legislative Conference: The future is right now

Contractor Magazine

Politics is NOT a spectator sport and your involvement is key to successful advocacy at all levels—local, state and national