As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across countries and industries, the commercial construction industry has found varied methods to adapt to changes in workforce, funding and supply chains.
Posted: March 27, 2020 | Project Management
The increased use of technology within the construction industry has produced a vast amount of data for the construction ecosystem. With more organizations recognizing the potential impact big data and analytics can have on their bottom line, industry-wide investments have exceeded more than $10 billion in less than a decade. These investments address costly overages that plague the industry, and assist with compiling insight into productivity, field, team, and of fice costs. While technology and data present numerous opportunities for companies to optimize their operations, this insight can increase the chances of either being overwhelmed by or not owning necessary data.
Historical buildings come in many different types and shapes. A few years ago, between 2012 and 2016, we had the privilege of working on the renovation of the Knickerbocker Telephone Company Building at 200 Lafayette Street in Soho. Stephen B. Jacobs Group, along with Scott Henson Architect, earned the 2017 Palladio Award for Adaptive Reuse/Sympathetic Addition for this project.
Apartment production has returned to pre-recession levels and vacancies are low, but more new apartment homes are needed, according to experts participating in a press conference during the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.
Posted: March 13, 2020 | Project Management
Today’s skyscrapers, stadiums, office buildings and entertainment complexes look better and last longer than ever. That’s due in large part to advances made in the aesthetics and performance of liquid and powder coatings for aluminum, steel and other metal building components.