Posted on March 07, 2014
As a leader in the AEC world, you’ll likely find yourself making certain mistakes over the course of your career.  As long as you are identifying these mistakes and...
Posted on March 06, 2014
Building Design+Construction's 2014 Giants 300 survey form is now available. But completing the survey is just one way to participate in the July Giants issue.  The...
Posted on March 04, 2014
Before you get your shorts in a knot, I have nothing against science, technology, engineering, or even mathematics; to the contrary, I love all four “STEM” disciplines (I’m...
Posted on March 03, 2014
There are few business skills as important as negotiation. Many successful businesspeople pride themselves on their ability to turn a deal in their favor. What is it about...
Posted on March 03, 2014
Gaining more clients is one thing. Gaining more clients that you actually like is something else entirely.  Here are some tips to perfect the art of attracting and...
Posted on February 27, 2014
Open layouts are grabbing headlines as a hallmark of the new workplace—think the Google campus or Facebook's headquarters. And for smaller-scale operations, open designs are...
Posted on February 26, 2014
Today, there are apps for everything: tracking your fitness, finding your friends, and tracking your expenses. So why shouldn’t there be an app for safety? Using the iAuditor...
Posted on February 25, 2014
Good news: We've extended the deadline for entries for our 17th Annual Building Team Awards to Friday, March 14, 2014. Even better news: We've extended the "Early Bird"...
Posted on February 20, 2014
Located on Michigan Avenue, alongside the Chicago River, sits the historic Wrigley Building. The building is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. It is owned by a...
Posted on February 19, 2014
When it’s time to build or expand, the first step is finding a builder that fits your needs (see part one). That builder will be your guide to navigating all the details,...