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Developer Hines showing sizable interest in wood buildings

Developer Hines showing sizable interest in wood buildings

With a seven-story mixed-use wood-framed structure under its belt, Hines is fanning out to Chicago—and possibly Atlanta—to construct similar structures for tenants who prefer the rustic qualities of timber over the same-old, same-old. 

Pat Allin: Contractors should use supply chain financing

Pat Allin: Contractors should use supply chain financing

During Pat Allin's time leading Textura, he partnered with Lex Greensill of Greensill Capital to create Early Payment Program, a supply chain financing solution for the construction industry. Now, as chairman of Greensill Capital, North America — USA, Allin provides us insight on how supply chain financing works and how he sees it progressing in the future. 

Autodesk CEO search is on, as Bass exits

Autodesk CEO search is on, as Bass exits

Carl Bass, the genial 3D-graphics pioneer who this century played virtually every leadership role in the Silicon Valley-esque soap opera at Autodesk, has resigned as CEO. SVPs Amar Hanspal and Andrew Anagnost now share that role as a full-on search begins. 

SF's Millennium Tower deemed safe, for now, as legal issues rise

SF's Millennium Tower deemed safe, for now, as legal issues rise

After detecting water intrusion and stress on electrical raceways, city inspectors have indicated that a permanent engineering solution is required for San Francisco's Millennium Tower. In the meantime, the building's homeowners association has hired a celebrity lawyer to take the developer and others to court. 

Atlanta a growing land of promise for construction tech

Atlanta a growing land of promise for construction tech

The ATL's construction tech scene is heating up with news from VC firms such as the Combine, incubators such as ATDC, and start-ups such as Pointivo and Kahua, among others. The Combine's K. P. Reddy walks us through the local places to see and be seen as an aspiring innovator and entrepreneur, including Tech Square.

Willis Tower sinks $500M into lower-floor renovation

Willis Tower sinks $500M into lower-floor renovation

When we hear the words "lobby redo," the mind does not envision a price tag of half a billion dollars. But then again, if we're talking about 465,000 square feet inside Chicago's tallest tower, that could be a steal. See what Willis Tower's owner just unveiled last week. 

Buildings 2.0: Cisco flips new digital switch

Buildings 2.0: Cisco flips new digital switch

More tools than ever are now available to help building owners operate next-gen facilities that are as productive and safe as they are cost-effective and comfortable. Cisco Systems' new product line of digital smart building switches may have raised the bar.

Dodge Data report: Collaboration key to managing project risk

Dodge Data report: Collaboration key to managing project risk

A full 75% of respondents to a recent Dodge Data & Analytics survey have been slapped with a dispute claim in the past five years. Here are some suggestions on how to avoid one. 

NFL stadiums: Raiders relocation imperiled, Chargers on the move

NFL stadiums: Raiders relocation imperiled, Chargers on the move

Funding for the Raiders' proposed $1.9 billion new stadium in Las Vegas has fallen through. In the meantime, the San Diego Chargers are proceeding with plans to co-locate with the Rams in a new $2.6 billion stadium in Los Angeles's Inglewood neighborhood.

Arx Pax's Greg Henderson on his floating foundation system

Arx Pax's Greg Henderson on his floating foundation system

Henderson and his wife, Jill, founded Arx Pax in 2012, and their first patent was for a three-tiered foundation system, the SAFE Building System, meant to protect structures from flooding and earthquakes by floating them. Learn how it works and where Arx Pax is looking to build pilot projects as sea levels continue to rise.

How CIO Fara Francis oversaw the AGC's IT revolution

How CIO Fara Francis oversaw the AGC's IT revolution

Since 2006, Charlotte Fara Francis has seen a world of change as CIO for the Associated General Contractors of America. We recently chatted with her about her unique role in helping to steer old-school contractors onto the information superhighway.

Surprising surge in AEC investor confidence

Surprising surge in AEC investor confidence

When the Dow Jones topped 20,000 this week, it only confirmed what many in the AEC sector were already seeing: bullish optimism. Here, Brick & Mortar Ventures' Curtis Rodgers and others explain how that is helping to fund even more next-gen technology.

Hightower and VTS merger marks major leap for CRE

Hightower and VTS merger marks major leap for CRE

The $300 million deal demonstrates wider adoption of high technology in a sector that has been slow to embrace it. 

INFOGRAPHIC: AEC tech investments soar

INFOGRAPHIC: AEC tech investments soar

Disruption comes in many forms, and in this industry, investments are accelerating all of them. Here, Lendlease's Burcin Kaplanoglu offers an exclusive snapshot of the last two years in AEC tech funding and how that has fueled a continuing tech revolution.

BREAKING: EquipmentShare secures $26M

BREAKING: EquipmentShare secures $26M

Airbnb for construction equipment? That simple concept has continued to catch on among margin-wary contractors who are increasingly turning to each other to rent heavy rigs. Impressed VC firms are now betting big on that trend to really take off.

Investment Week Q&A: Brian Lowry on Caterpillar Ventures

Investment Week Q&A: Brian Lowry on Caterpillar Ventures

Lowry hopped over from the engineering side of Caterpillar, and now he's the transaction manager for Caterpillar Ventures. He sat down recently for a conversation about the investment group's strategies as part of a larger corporate entity.

$10B JFK Airport revamp latest in NYC infrastructure boom

$10B JFK Airport revamp latest in NYC infrastructure boom

P3s and design-build are driving mega-projects ranging from Penn Station to LaGuardia Airport and the Tappan Zee Toll Bridge.

5 Safety Best Practices from the Healthiest Roofer in America

5 Safety Best Practices from the Healthiest Roofer in America

Fatal falls continue to be a major problem in construction, so Baker Roofing Company takes extra steps to ensure its workers remain safe from harm—steps that have landed the firm on the list of the 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America.

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