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Flush Doors: A Practical And Stylish Choice For Your Home

The Constructor

Are you looking for a practical and stylish door option for your home? Flush doors could be a perfect choice. Flush doors are one of the most popular in commercial and residential buildings, offering a sleek appearance and great performance features. But it’s not just their looks that make them such a desirable choice – […] The post Flush Doors: A Practical And Stylish Choice For Your Home appeared first on The Constructor.

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Phases of Commercial Real Estate Development

Construction Marketing

Commercial real estate development involves the process of acquiring, designing, constructing, and leasing or selling commercial properties such as office buildings, retail centers, and industrial parks. Read more on the proper steps to ensure your commercial investment runs smoothly. 1. Find a Location The development process begins with identifying a suitable location and assessing its potential for development.

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New construction technology releases: January 2023

Construction Dive

eTakeoff, Topcon, RedTeam and others have recently released new products and updates to keep construction projects running on time and on budget.

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Single Women Are More Likely to Be Homeowners Than Single Men in 48 States

Pro Builder

Single Women Are More Likely to Be Homeowners Than Single Men in 48 States ldeakins Wed, 01/25/2023 - 10:35 Single women own nearly 2.5 million more homes than single men and are more likely to be homeowners in 48 states across the U.S. While women still earn 83.1 cents for every dollar a man makes, a new study by LendingTree reveals that single women own roughly 2.46 million more homes than single men, Forbes reports.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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2023 begins with ‘positive momentum’ for construction

Construction Dive

December project starts grew 27%, the first end-of-year monthly gain since 2017, according to Dodge.

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Intel cancels $700M Oregon lab project

Construction Dive

The tech giant planned to use the 200,000-square-foot facility to study sustainable technologies for data centers.

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Oxford Professor's Latest Book Examines Roots of Project Failure

ENR Construction

Bent Flyvbjerg and Dan Gardner's "How Big Things Get Done" stems from Flyvbjerg's work at Oxford University studying megaprojects.

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Robotics firm Kewazo gets a $10M lift

Construction Dive

The company’s automated hoist bot provides more than just muscle, offering onboard data analytics for site management, too.

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Autodesk Tandem's Digital Twins Get Into Live Facility Monitoring

ENR Construction

With its facility monitoring beta program, Autodesk says it's unlocked the power of BIM to facilities management without contractors having to perform labor-intensive recreation of BIM data.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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4 North American contech startups selected for tech incubator

Construction Dive

The French construction firm Vinci Group's innovation platform aims to solve key problems in the industry.

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ENR Midwest’s 2023Top Young Pros

ENR Construction

Emerging leaders in design and construction not only chart their own path to success, they help others to succeed. Their engineering feats and mastery of cutting-edge technology allow these standouts to shape the industry’s future.

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Automation in Construction

Autodesk Construction Cloud

Automation and the Preparing for the Future of Construction Work How Automation Helps Construction Workers Do Their Jobs Large-scale 3D printers capable of constructing an entire skyscraper. Drones utilized for inspection of commercial construction sites. Robot-powered heavy equipment manned by remote control. According to Building Design and Construction , these are just some of the realistic ways that automation in construction is starting to materialize around the world.

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Roughly 92% of Millennial Homebuyers Say Inflation Has Affected Their Purchasing Plans

Pro Builder

Roughly 92% of Millennial Homebuyers Say Inflation Has Affected Their Purchasing Plans ldeakins Wed, 01/25/2023 - 10:40 Millennials are entering their prime homebuying years during one of the housing market's most volatile periods in history, but many are forging ahead anyway Of all Millennials who planned to become homeowners during the past year, 92% say inflation has affected their goal, though the majority are still continuing the search for their future home.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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Total Construction Starts Increase in December

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Total construction starts jumped 27% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.185 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network. During the month, nonresidential building starts increased 51%, nonbuilding starts increased 30% and residential starts rose less than 1%. Across 2022, total construction starts were 15% higher than in 2021.

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Majority of Americans Still Prioritizing Homeownership Despite Market Challenges

Pro Builder

Majority of Americans Still Prioritizing Homeownership Despite Market Challenges ldeakins Wed, 01/25/2023 - 10:47 Millions of Americans are looking to become homeowners in the year ahead, but as mortgage rates continue to climb while home prices remain elevated, not all prospective buyers will be successful Despite fears of an economic recession coupled with a turbulent seller’s market, 83% of Americans are still prioritizing homeownership, according to a recent study by NerdWallet.

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4 Types of Chalking Paint Causes – Identification & Solutions to The Problem

Learn Civil Engineering

As you all know, global warming is increasing day by day. Due to extreme weather conditions, home walls are affected. These extreme conditions may cause – chalking. That’s why; you are facing paint chalking on the walls of your home. So, this article brings you detailed information on chalking paint.

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Optimizing acoustics with stone wool ceilings

Construction Specifier

Photos by G. Lyon Photography Inc./ courtesy Rockfon By Rebecca Silva Grundfos, a global leader in water technology based in Bjerringbro, Denmark, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for its new Global Water Utility Headquarters—the highest available building certification through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

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Homeownership Survey Results: Adapt Your Strategy for Shifting Consumer Sentiment

Pro Builder

Homeownership Survey Results: Adapt Your Strategy for Shifting Consumer Sentiment ibush Wed, 01/25/2023 - 07:00 A recent survey about homeownership finds that while consumers believe in homeownership, many think now is not the right time to buy In the survey of 1,347 U.S. homeowners and renters conducted by the New Home Trends Institute by John Burns Real Estate Consulting , respondents ranked investment potential as the No. 1 reason why homeownership is important.

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How Snow and Ice Impact Your Roofing System

Learn Civil Engineering

How Snow and Ice Impact Your Commercial Roofing System A gentle sprinkle of snow certainly adds to Mother Nature’s picturesque winter wonder, but what happens when that peaceful scene turns into layers and layers of treacherous ice?

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Major Mechanical Leverages New Kitting Service

Contractor Magazine

Minnesota-based commercial plumbing contractor uses service to boost installation productivity, and curtail material shortages.

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DPR Construction taps Mark Whitson as president

Construction Dive

Whitson, who started as a carpenter and built his career at the firm, will lead alongside CEO George Pfeffer.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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Paul VanDuyne Builds IMEG Into Powerhouse

ENR Construction

VanDuyne considers a chiropractic career, but opts for Engineering.

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FHWA Releases $29M in Emergency Funds for Calif. Post-Storm Repairs

ENR Construction

U.S. DOT has provided an initial $29.4 million in emergency aid to Caltrans and four federal agencies to assist with the cleanup and repair of highways and bridges in the wake of the rainstorms that battered California in December and January.

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Wiedefeld Named to Maryland’s Top Transportation Post

ENR Construction

Veteran transit administrator Paul J. Wiedefeld has been named Maryland’s Secretary of Transportation.

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1000M, last building designed by Jahn, rises

ENR Construction

The 74-story building is Helmut Jahn’s last design.

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Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!