Evaluating and Selecting Construction Technologies

The construction industry is a unique one; it differs from many other industries in being fragmented, risky, and offers minimal profit margins for general...

The Real Estate, Design and Construction Industry and the New Normal

The Coronavirus Pandemic has literally turned the entire world upside down and caused the major economies of the entire world to slow to a...

COVID’s Big Wake-up Call for Construction

Contractors have learned some important lessons through navigating the effects of COVID this past year. Whether it was discovering that their technology disaster recovery...

May BIM save lives

In April and May 2020, during the first coronavirus state of emergency in Japan, 51.8% of Tokyo’s office workers worked remotely, and up to...

The Construction Industry’s Imperative: Boosting tech adoption

If there are any silver linings to emerge out of the current global pandemic, greater technology adoption across industries will be one of them....

Post Design and Construction Use of BIM

What happens to Building Information Models once design and construction are complete? Owners are using the BIMs to manage facilities whether it is for...

The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Construction

2021 promises to be a challenging year for most nonresidential contractors, with opportunities for a minority but shrinking demand for most. Meanwhile, homebuilders will...

The Covid-19 Pandemic: Construction Safety Risk Mitigation Utilizing Emerging Technologies

In the search for more efficient and safe methods of executing construction operations, the last two decades have ushered in an influx of emerging...

Challenges in Building Homes During a Pandemic: Has Technology Helped?

Working through a global pandemic has created innumerable challenges for many industries both domestically and globally. Although technology has made it easier for some...

The Next Phase of the Digital Transformation of the Construction Industry

I have been in the design and construction industry for almost 50 years, and since 2006 I have been producing a series of free...