“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.
Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...read more
This schematic shows how the family of Construction Manager as Constructor contracts works as a delivery method. Images: AIA
The revised documents refine how CMs serve as general contractors or project advisers.
Bernita Beikmann, AIA, EDAC, LSSBB, Chief Process Officer and Principal with HKS, speaking at LCI Congress 2019. Photo: courtesy LCI / Craig Huey Photography
More than 1,600 Lean experts gathered in Texas this month for LCI Congress 2019. Here are key tak...read more
Hensel Phelps, AECOM, Turner, Skanska, and PCL top the rankings of the nation's largest airport t...read more
Nike Store on 5th Ave. in New York City. Photo by Jonathan Morefield
PCL, VCC, Whiting-Turner, Shawmut, and W.E. O'Neil top the rankings of the nation's largest retai...read more
Erik Smithson, a project manager with Turner Construction in Nashville, shares his experiences with middle school students. Turner and the local Chamber of Commerce run a two-week program that gives teachers insights into the construction industry. Image: Turner Construction
Turner uses one of its jobsites in Nashville to immerse middle-school teachers in the ins and out...read more
A new report on how contractors collect and use jobsite data is based on responses from 187 companies. Image: Dodge Data & Analytics.
Research focused on five key types of data: project progress, manhours, productivity, safety, and...read more
With thousands of MarTech tools and apps on the market, design and construction firms are struggl...read more
Heart failure clinics, like the one that just opened at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, are helping to reduce fatalities causes by heart disease. Images: HED
An example of this building trend recently opened at Beaumont Hospital near Ann Arbor, Mich.
Miami Beach Convention Center Expansion & Renovation. Photo courtesy Clark Group
Lendlease, Turner, Clark, and Webcor top the rankings of the nation's largest convention center s...read more
Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, designed by HGA. The library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo courtesy HGA
Whiting-Turner, Turner, PCL, Clark Group, and Gilbane top the rankings of the nation's largest cu...read more
Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA
The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-fa...read more
Image by ZMorph3D from Pixabay
More manufacturers now include this production process in their factories.
The change is expected to give contractors bigger checks earlier in project timeline.
Photo courtesy Prescient
Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...read more
Most warehouses in the U.S. are still single-story buildings on vast land tracts. Gresham Smith helped get the 1.2-million-sf LG Electronics’ washing machine manufacturing plant back on schedule—after a five-month delay—to where production for Phase 1 commenced last October. Gresham Smith created the four-phase master plan for this plant, which will sit on 309 acres in Clarksville, Tenn., as well as the engineering. DPR Construction was the GC. Phase 1 had its grand opening on May 29. The $360 million facility hired 550 employees and expects that number to rise to 700. Photo: DPR Construction
Fluor, Clayco, Jacobs, ARCO, and Gray Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest indus...read more
Project Open, a net-zero energy, $16 million, 112-unit rental community in Salt Lake City’s Guadalupe neighborhood. Utah artist Chuck Landvatter painted the seven-story, 30-foot-wide mural of a man and girl (modeled on the artist’s daughter). Photo: Brandon Hyatt Photography
Project Open has no carbon footprint, but the six-story, solar-powered building is already leavin...read more
Automation, including vertical lift modules, carousel systems, and automated storage and retrieval, is widely used by retailers such as Dollar General, whose facility in Janesville, Wis., is shown here. Photo courtesy Leo A Daly
This and more industrial building sector trends from Building Design+Construction's 2019 Giants 3...read more
The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
A robust click-and-collect facility would allow customers, as well as third-party delivery vendors, faster access to merchandise. Rendering: NELSON
Where can you find the future of retail? At the intersection of experience and instant gratificat...read more
The guitar-shaped Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., designed by Klai Juba Wald Architects and built by Suffolk-Yates, a joint venture, for owner Seminole Gaming Authority. Photo courtesy Suffolk
Suffolk, Yates Companies, AECOM, Swinerton, and Turner top the rankings of the nation's largest h...read more
UEB Builders is constructing Union South Bay, a residential mixed-use complex in Carson, Calif., for which Katerra is providing materials and construction services. Katerra has acquired UEB and another GC, Fortune-Johnson General Contractors. Image: UEB Builders
UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors specialize in multifamily and mixed-used dev...read more
Gilbane, Balfour Beatty, Turner, CORE Construction, and Skanska lead the rankings of the nation's...read more
Construction spending declined 0.3% in July, totaling $776 billion on a seasonally adjusted annua...read more
An outdoor classroom at Coolidge Corner School, a preK-8 in Brookline, Mass., which John F. Kennedy once attended. HMFH Architects was the design firm. CRJA-IBI Group was the landscape architect. Shawmut Design and Construction was the CM. Photo: HMFH Architects / Ed Wonsek
K-12 school districts are emphasizing practical, hands-on experience and personalized learning....
The vast majority of construction firms responding to a new survey about employee availability is finding it harder than ever to find and hire hourly craft workers. Image: AGC-Autodesk
A new AGC-Autodesk survey finds more companies turning to technology to support their jobsites....
AGC asks for more funding for education and increased immigration to fill gaps.
Last year, Aligned Energy began expanding its data center campus in Phoenix (itself a repurposing of an old Honeywell facility) by 200,000 sf, which would bring its total to 550,000 sf at buildout sometime next year 2020. The campus’ critical capacity will be 180MW, and carrier neutral connectivity, as well as an industry-leading 1.15 PUE. HKS was the AOR on this project. Rendering: HKS
Whiting-Turner, Turner, Holder, DPR, and Fortis top the rankings of the nation's largest data cen...read more
Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group
From building prefab factories in the sky to incubating the next generation of AEC tech startups,...read more
The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, built by Robins & Morton for Navicent Health. The five-story addition to The Medical Center of Macon, Ga., includes a new emergency center, imaging suites, a new pediatric unit, and a new 66-bed NICU and CCU. Photo: Tom Harris
These buildings perform functions like a medical practitioner. This and more healthcare sector tr...read more