4 Residential Design Trends in Construction Architecture

In recent years, connecting indoor/outdoor living (larger windows, sliding glass doors, outdoor kitchens, etc.) hit new highs in residential renovation trends. And now many new-builds’ designs include purposeful rooms that are setting new standards for residential construction architecture. This year, New Home Trends Institute (NHTI) researched mindset shifts in home design. Here are 4: 1. …

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What A Diesel Shortage Means for Construction Industry

We’ve hit a low in diesel inventories not seen since 2008, according to Business Insider. In fact, our U.S. supply is below emergency levels. When refineries slowed production, many construction industry-related businesses, including freight transportation companies continued to operate at the same level of consumption. According to the laws of supply and demand, this shortage will …

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3 Examples of Construction Business Technology Usage

Affordable construction business technology is getting easier to find. If you’re looking, here are some of the innovations shaping the future of construction. Technology is more than just drones and robots, exoskeletons, and laser scanning. It’s also in the programs contractors use every day to streamline their workflows and speed up progress on their jobsites. …

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Construction Business Software

There are so many choices for construction business software it’s mind-boggling. If you’re researching software, these are some 2022 resources worth checking out: Architecture Construction estimating Construction manufacturing Construction project management Structural engineering Autodesk, Inc. is a North American multinational company known for its architecture, construction, engineering, manufacturing, and other industry software solutions. Its 1982 …

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Construction Jobs Increase; More Openings but More Quitters

We had the highest number of construction jobs available in August 2022 – 407,000 – since 2012. We also had more workers quit construction jobs in August. This is according to an October 2022 ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Construction industry job openings increased …

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Financial Considerations for Construction Business Development

There have been many evolutions this year as we learn how to work within an economy of change and continue to hope for a pandemic-free future. Construction business development in 2022 seems to be at a pivotal moment for many construction-industry companies. Spending for commercial and residential development continues to be high. Today, construction organizations …

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Construction Trends: Uncommon Construction in New Orleans

When there’s an affordable housing shortage, a worker shortage, and a need to engage young people in meaningful projects, what can you do? You can launch a program that addresses all 3 issues at the same time. That’s what one New Orleans non-profit did. Uncommon Construction is an example of current construction trends providing opportunities to not only …

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