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Bringing the concepts of architects, engineers, and clients to life often requires problem-solving and compromise, and always requires hard work on the contractor’s part. Keeping construction within the allotted budget and up to the rest of the building team’s standards requires a combination of extensive technical and product knowledge.
The Aggressive Growth of Salas O'Brien, with CEO Darin Anderson

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July 23, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Engineering firm Salas O'Brien has made multiple acquisitions over the past two years to achiev...

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Les Hiscoe, PE, CEO of Shawmut

Les Hiscoe, PE, is the CEO of Shawmut, a $1.5 billion national construction management company headquartered in Boston.

July 20, 2021 | Les Hiscoe, CEO, Shawmut Design + Construction

Les Hiscoe, PE, CEO of Shawmut, a $1.5 billion construction management company headquartered in...

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The future of mass timber construction, with Swinerton's Timberlab

Photo: Portland (Ore.) International Airport, courtesy Swinerton

   

   

July 16, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive for HorizonTV, BD+C's John Caulfield sat down with three Timberlab leaders to...

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Economic rebound leads to record increase in multifamily asking rents Photo courtesy Pixabay

Photo courtesy Pixabay

   

July 15, 2021 | Yardi Matrix

Across the country, multifamily rents have skyrocketed. Year-over-year rents are up by double d...

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AEC firm actions in light of Covid opening

Major AEC firms took action – a new office, a relocation, staff hires and promotions – as construction activity picked up following the loosening of Covid restrictions in many parts of the country.

July 11, 2021 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

AEC firms take strategic action as construction picks up steam with Covid openings.

STEM High School Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) HorizonTV, LPA Architects

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July 09, 2021 | BD+C Staff

LPA Architects conducted a post-occupancy evaluation, or POE, of the eSTEM Academy, a new high...

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Rider Levett Bucknall's Construction Cost Index rose again in the first quarter of 2021

The Construction Cost Index, as tracked by Rider Levett Bucknall, was up 4.6% in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the same period a year eariler. Images: RLB

July 08, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In its latest quarterly report, Rider Levett Bucknall states that contractors’ most critical ch...

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Interior designer Creative License International fashioned this community room for P83, a 250-unit rental community in Peoria, Ariz. 2021 Multifamily Amenities study

Interior designer Creative License International fashioned this community room for P83, a 250-unit rental community in Peoria, Ariz. On the team for client Opus Group: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (architect) and MT Builders (GC). Photo: Todd French, todd@arizonarealtours.com

    

July 07, 2021 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

​One of the hardest decisions multifamily developers and their design teams have to make is wha...

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A new approach to cold storage buildings
July 02, 2021 | BD+C Staff

 Cameron Trefry and Kate Lyle of Ware Malcomb talk about their firm's cold storage building pro...

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Since May 2020, spending on nonresidential construction has been on a downward trend.

Nonresidential construction has been on a downward trend this year, as more capital shifts toward residential building. Images: Associated Builders and Contractors

July 01, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

And the industry is still beset with labor and materials issues that could impede future growth...

A post-pandemic ‘new normal’ for apartments, Grimm + Parker, Building Design+Construction 2021 Exercise area
June 30, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nearly 40 million Americans live in apartments. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, developer...

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COVID-19’s impact on multifamily amenities 1 Outdoor fitness - Liv+ Campus Adv

Last summer, in response to the pandemic, Campus Advantage (developer) built an outdoor fitness facility at Liv+ Gainesville, its 618-bed student residence near the University of Florida medical, dental, and veterinary schools. “This has been our most used amenity, as residents are able to stay socially distanced in an outdoor area,” said Katy Smerko, CA’s Vice President of Operations. Demarest (architect) and CORE (GC) formed the project team with Campus Advantage. Photo: Campus Advantage 

   

June 23, 2021 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EDITOR

Multifamily project teams had to scramble to accommodate the overwhelming demand for work-from-...

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McCarthy's CEO Ray Sedey (right) and the Army's Lt. Col. Samuel Jungman

McCarthy Building Companies is one of hundreds of businesses that are recruiting through the U.S. Army's Partnership for Youth Success. Pictured are (left) Lt. Col. Samuel Jungman, Dallas Recruitment Battalion's Commanding Officer, and Ray Sedey, McCarthy's CEO. Image: McCarthy Building Companies

June 22, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The contractor can now recruit through the Army’s Youth Success program

A rendering of a new school campus with flexible indoor-outdoor teaching spaces

A section of a rendering showing how a flexible learning village might lay out. The image comes from HMC Architects, one of the AEC firms that Los Angeles County consulted for its new design guidelines for outdoor learning.

    

June 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The report covers everything from funding and site prep recommendations to whether large rocks...

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Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

Adaptive reuse for hospitality, with Frank Cretella of Landmark Developers

June 18, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In an exclusive interview for HorizonTV, Landmark Developers' President Frank Cretella talks ab...

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Exterior rendering of mass-timber TimberQuest school building

TimberQuest, which uses prefabricated mass timber components, can significantly reduce a project's design and construction periods. Images: Courtesy of XL Construction

June 10, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

TimberQuest brand seeks to avoid overinvestment in production that has plagued other CLT provid...

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The future of the workplace is social clubs
June 10, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Office design experts from NELSON Worldwide propose a new concept for the workplace, one that r...

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Women in Design and Construction 2021
June 04, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

The 2021 Women in Design+Construction event will take place December 1-3, 2021. This is an online...

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Student Housing Trends 2021-2022, with Fred Pierce, CEO of Pierce Education Properties
June 03, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, Fred Pierce, CEO of...

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Swinerton moves into New York City with new branch

Swinerton will focus initially on serving existing customers and providing services for corporate interiors, aviation, and healthcare.

June 01, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The California-based construction firm opens an office in New York City that is positioned to b...

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Orro Announces Google Nest Integration for the Orro Switch

Photo: Orro

   

June 01, 2021 | Orro

Orro, creators of the professional-grade top-of-the-line Orro Smart Living System, today announ...

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Swinerton to open its first New York City office

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June 01, 2021 | Swinerton

Andrew Pearl will head up the New York City Office.

The rooftop deck at The Net tower in Seattle, designed by NBBJ

The rooftop deck at The Net, in Seattle, designed by NBBJ. Renderings courtesy NBBJ

    

May 27, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive video interview for HorizonTV, Ryan Mullenix, Design Partner with NBBJ, talks...

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Doug Woods (center), in a 2015 photo with DPR Construction cofounders Ron Davidowski (left) and Peter Nosler. Their business is one of the industry's leading general contractors. Images: DPR

Doug Woods (center), in a 2015 photo with DPR Construction cofounders Ron Davidowski (left) and Peter Nosler. Their business is one of the industry's leading general contractors. Images: DPR

   

May 25, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

His management style stressed collaboration that can tackle complex projects.

A digital twin of Marishal Square in Scotland

A digital twin of the two-building, 177,000-sf Marischal Square in Aberdeen, Scotland, draws upon sensors that, among other things, alert the management to building-control failures and monitor leasing and occupancy. Rendering: Cityzenith

   

May 24, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Ernst & Young’s white paper makes its cases for the technology’s myriad benefits.

Innovations Academy in San Diego

Nearly 13% of the $38 million renovation contract for the Innovations Academy in San Diego went to disabled-veteran owned subcontractors. Image: Courtesy of Balfour Beatty

May 20, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Contracts for work it’s done for the San Diego Unified School District have extended to several...

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The post-COVID-19 state of senior living design
May 19, 2021 | BD+C Staff

Two senior living design experts discuss the latest trends and innovations in the senior living...

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Multifamily housing sector sees near record proposal activity in early 2021

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May 18, 2021 | PSMJ

The multifamily sector led all housing submarkets, and was third among all 58 submarkets tracke...

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Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

    

May 14, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber co...

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