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Reflection time: What is really important for your construction marketing?

Construction Marketing Ideas

It’s the middle of the summer, and my construction marketing ideas thoughts have been distracted by some forward personal travel planning. Once a year for the past nine years, Google has invited me to California (once to NYC) for a meet-up or summit because of my voluntary contributions on the AdSense Help Forum. There’s a […]. values

Guide To Writing an Effective Construction RFI


One of the most basic concepts of construction project management is the concept of an RFI (Request for Information). Information flow is a critical part of any construction project.

The recipe for bicycle kitchens


Bicycling has become a preferred means of environmentally friendly, fun, and healthy transportation for millions of America’s apartment, condo, and townhouse dwellers. From 2008 to 2017, bicycle ridership in the U.S. grew 40%, from 47 million to 66 million, according to

Will We See More Seismic Retrofitting in the Construction Industry?

John Chaney

Here in Portland, Ore., where Viewpoint headquarters is located, retrofitting buildings for earthquakes is a big topic of conversation — even if building owners aren’t yet scrambling to implement upgrades. If you don’t live on the West Coast, earthquakes probably aren’t exactly top of mind.

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

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

Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing Blog

Have you ever watched a building come down? I’ve seen everything from a neighborhood of large block tenement buildings blown up, to a small cottage being crunched by a bulldozer in an hour. It’s kind of exciting in many ways, and rather distressing in others. What’s exciting is the power of our machinery to move that much material in such a short amount of time.

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Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation?

Business Facilities

Workforce investments, not downsizing, are manufacturers' priority as plans for automation increase, according to new L.E.K. Consulting survey. Read: Will A Skilled Workers Shortage Impede Manufacturing Innovation? at

Service and Field Managers: Collaborate 2018 is For You!

John Chaney

Service and Field Managers: Collaborate 2018 is For You!

BIM for Reinforced Concrete – From Design to Detailing in One Model

BIM & Beam

This is the third blog post in a series that discusses the advantages of working on concrete projects in a BIM process for structural engineers.

SmartLAM president says the US is ready for cross-laminated timber

Construction Dive

Adoption has been slow, Casey Malmquist said, but now, "that's all changing," especially after initiatives like the 2015 International Building Code made more allowances for mass timber

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Artificial intelligence is not just hysteria


There is an unprecedented wave of speculation and investment in Artificial intelligence (AI) sweeping the industry with ideas like machine learning (ML) appearing as a magic wand of business innovation


Intersect Illinois – Where Your Business Meets Success

Business Facilities

The 17th largest economy in the world, Illinois has grown and attracted some of the most innovative and iconic companies on the planet—including Amazon, Caterpillar, Boeing and Wrigley Company—thanks to its many advantages for business and talent. Learn more at

How to Build a Strong Contingency Plan for Hurricane Season

Construction Business Owner

While it is not possible to fully predict when each hurricane will occur, contractors can prepare for all hurricanes with a documented and well-rehearsed contingency plan. Your guide to constructing a strong contingency plan for hurricane season

Get control over your project controls workflows

Construction Dive

Build collaboration and coordination in project controls workflows with Autodesk BIM 360

Airport trends 2018: Full flights with no end in sight


Domestic and foreign airlines serving the U.S. carried an all-time high of 965 million passengers in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Airports Council International estimates that 8.8 billion flyers used airports worldwide last year, up 6.6

Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Business Facilities

The France-based specialty chemicals company will create and retain nearly 270 jobs in the Keystone State's Lehigh Valley. . Read: Air Liquide Investing $45M In Pennsylvania Expansion at

How Has Your Leadership Developed in Managing New Generations?

Construction Business Owner

Scott Julian. Chief Operations Officer. Lewis Builders Inc

Messer Construction wins $144M Nashville airport design-build contract

Construction Dive

Messer's terminal parking garage and airport administrative office building represent one contract in a broader $1.2 billion expansion

Best in healthcare design 2018: Seven projects win AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards


The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing seven projects with its Healthcare Design Awards for cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social problems while also being functional and sustainable

Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The Poland-based flat glass processor will invest $43.55 million in a manufacturing operation in Henry County’s Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park. Read: Press Glass Creating 212 New Jobs In Virginia at

Construction technology startups set to transform the industry


Global construction is expected to reach a total value of $10 trillion in 2020. This number shows the great potential that the sector holds. It is no coincidence that construction technology startups and venture capitalists are lately investing heavily in the industry.

New coalition to develop international fire safety standards

Construction Dive

More than 30 professional and building standards organizations will work to develop a more consistent global approach to fire safety

Construction Jobless Rate Hits 18-Year Low, Industry Adds 19,000 Jobs

ENR Construction

Construction unemployment rate falls to 3.4% in July, lowest monthly figure since at least January 2000

Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

Business Facilities

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown at

New HUD Rule Requires ICC-Certified Inspectors

Contractor Magazine

Rule recognizes the ICC certification program for its scale and dependability

Tech still not on minds of many CEOs, survey shows

Construction Dive

Construction executives' bearish take on technology will continue in the coming year, according to Vistage's Q2 2018 CEO Confidence Index Survey

The 10 Heaviest Buildings Ever Moved in the World

ENR Construction

Structural movers play several interesting, and valuable roles


China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore

Business Facilities

China leads the world in Renewable Energy, while the UK is tops in offshore energy, according to Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report. Read: China Dominates Renewables, United Kingdom Shines Offshore at

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Construction tech is the new investment darling for VC funds


The construction industry continues to tackle the challenges of rising construction materials costs, a skilled labor shortage and overall lack of productivity improvements, offering an expansive opportunity for disruption.

Crystal Lagoon plans for $1B Texas development dry up

Construction Dive

Developers said the much anticipated 8-acre lagoon feature was not compatible with their goal of filling almost 2 million square feet of office space

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Electrical Contractors Adopt Modern Software in Training Revamp

ENR Construction

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) recently revamped their apprenticeship training program to include modern project management software this is becoming ubiquitous on today's construction sites

Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs

Business Facilities

The Austrian plastic manufacturer will invest nearly $7 million in a 100,000-square-foot expansion of its Bowling Green warehousing facility. . Read: Alpla Expanding Bowling Green Plant, Creating 24 Jobs at

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Job Order Contracting

LEAN Job Order Contracting. Comes to New Mexico! Allied States Cooperative / 4BT OpenJOCTM Framework. Isn’t it time you stopped the waste, the worrying, and the hassles commonly associated with facilities repair, renovation, and minor new construction???

First phase of $3.6B Salt Lake City airport redevelopment hits halfway mark

Construction Dive

The Salt Lake City International Airport project is the largest construction undertaking in Utah history

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