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Handle, A Y Combinator Construction Tech Startup, Creates Business Intelligence For Contractors

Find original article at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/frederickdaso/2020/05/21/handle-a-y-combinator-construction-tech-startup-creates-business-intelligence-for-contractors/#5c5209b834a9 Behind every new building is a construction crew pouring concrete and laying bricks to erect ...
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Peak Funding May Have Hit Construction Tech Startups

Find original article at: https://news.crunchbase.com/news/peak-funding-may-have-hit-construction-tech-startups/ Construction tech startups broke funding records in 2018, the sector proving ripe for disruption as ...
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McKinsey: COVID-19 will spur construction’s tech use

Find original article at: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/mckinsey-covid-19-will-spur-constructions-tech-use/578335/ Dive Brief: The coronavirus pandemic has forced construction companies to adopt new and readily available ...
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Building Blocks: 100+ Startups Transforming The Construction Industry

Find original article at: https://www.cbinsights.com/research/construction-tech-startup-market-map/ The construction tech industry spans emerging categories such as collaboration software, marketplaces, and frontier tech ...
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Construction Tech’s Startup Scramble

Find the original article at: https://www.enr.com/articles/48249-construction-techs-startup-scramble With a flood of new interest in construction technology from traditional venture capitalists and ...
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Investor momentum builds for construction tech

Find the original article at: https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/16/investor-momentum-builds-for-construction-tech/ Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sector in 2018 attracted ...
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Why Paper is Costing You at Least $10,000 per Foreman Each Year and Hamstringing Your Growth

Original Article here. Reducing risk, lowering costs, and saving time are all valuable results of eliminating paper on your jobsite, ...
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RSF Association board approves regulation on wood as building material

The Rancho Santa Fe Association board approved a new regulatory code Aug. 6 regarding the use of wood in new ...
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Palette Unveils AP Automation Software For Construction Firms

Palette Software unveiled accounts payable (AP) automation technology that is designed for firms in the construction and engineering industries and ...
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Tech-Driven Strategies To Keep Construction Projects On Schedule During The Pandemic

The construction industry is among the largest in the U.S., creating approximately $1.3 trillion worth of structures each year. To ...
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OSHA Issues Guidance to Help Construction Workers During the Pandemic

May 28, 2020 On May 26, OSHA launched a webpage(link is external) with coronavirus-related guidance for construction employers and workers. The guidance includes recommended ...
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Building a factory during a pandemic: an owner’s perspective

Gathered Foods Executive Chair Chris Kerr still hasn't seen the place that has consumed a great amount of his thoughts ...
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NYC announces new PLAs, community hiring initiative

Dive Brief: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that his administration has entered into new Project Labor Agreements ...
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The Beauty of Construction Details: A Conversation with @the_donnies

Original Article: https://www.archdaily.com/944811/making-details-beautiful-and-fun-a-conversation-with-at-the-donnies Author: Eduardo Souza Site: ArchDaily.com Facades are the first barrier outside a building. They weather rain, snow, ...
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New York construction jobs rebound from May to June, but overall year’s numbers are dismal

New York experienced a major employment rebound in the number of construction jobs from May to June, with an increase ...
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$9.4B For ‘Innovative’ Health Care Construction Forecasted for New York City

Intensive care rooms at NYU Langone's Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion have e-glass that can be made opaque ...
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These Are the 100 Most Expensive NYC Zip Codes of H1 2020

As it enters the fourth phase of economic reopening, New York City still boasts some of the most expensive home ...
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Construction Spring 2020 Market Update

Insights into the residual effects of COVID-19 Operational Changes due to COVID-19 COVID-19 has changed the world and how we ...
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As outbreak spreads beyond big cities, Lowe’s looks to help rural small businesses and serve customers in new ways

Original Article: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/16/as-outbreak-spreads-lowes-gives-25-million-to-rural-small-businesses.html Author: Melissa Repco Source: CNBC Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison said the retailer had unique advantages that helped it weather the ...
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Which NYC Neighborhoods Have the Best – and Worst – Air Quality, According to New Yorkers?

New York, New York - the Big Apple is one of the most visited and most prosperous cities in the ...
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This Is What a Distress Cycle Looks Like

Author: Bill White Source: Real Capital Analytics Original Article: https://www.rcanalytics.com/distress-cycle-looks-like/ In February this year we knew we were late stage ...
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Will the skyscrapers of the future be made out of wood?

Original Article- https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/01/skyscrapers-of-the-future-will-be-made-out-of-wood/#close Author- Saul Elbein Source- National Geographic UNTIL ABOUT YOUR grandparents’ childhood—or maybe your great-grandparents'—the world was made of ...
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15 Interesting Construction Facts You Should Know

The construction industry is a vast and sprawling field that evolves alongside society. The more society grows and innovates, the ...
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Risk-Adjusted Cost: A New Frontier in Construction

Author- Justin Levine Source- Construction Executive Original Article- https://www.constructionexec.com/article/risk-adjusted-cost-a-new-frontier-in-construction Successful general contractors understand that accurate cost estimates are essential to ...
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AI Transforming The Construction Industry

Author- Kathleen Walch Source- Forbes Original Article- https://www.forbes.com/sites/cognitiveworld/2020/06/06/ai-transforming-the-construction-industry/#756cd70e74f1 Construction is one of the oldest professions as people have been building ...
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What’s Next For Construction And Contech After Covid-19?

Author- Angelica Krystle Donati Source- Forbes Original Article- https://www.forbes.com/sites/angelicakrystledonati/2020/05/13/whats-next-for-construction-and-contech-after-covid-19/#469e22bb42cb As the world slowly starts to shift into Phase Two of ...
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Clark Construction deploys simple solution for In-house Inspections

A jobsite practice that originated years ago to help contractors save time and money has been transformed into a necessity ...
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San Francisco Design Week Launches as Virtual Festival

The 14th Annual San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) is returning this year as a virtual design festival. The all-online program kicks off June ...
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50 AWESOME HACKS FOR BUILDING A NEW HOME

CHOOSING A LOCATION The first thing when scouting for a new home is choosing a location. Whether you plan to buy ...
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Builder Confidence Jumps in June as Housing Rebound Gets Underway

In a sign that housing stands poised to lead a post-pandemic economic recovery, builder confidence in the market for newly-built ...
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Swinerton, Katerra, WSP and others make executive moves for future growth

Even though the coronavirus pandemic threatens many areas of the economy, that hasn't stopped construction companies from planning ahead and ...
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COVID-19: The Current Impact on Construction and Engineering Projects

Construction and engineering projects around the world are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in numerous ways, and many projects ...
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New Chicago Office Building Is One Of The First In The U.S. Designed For Post COVID-19 Environment

Chicago, Ill.—Located in Chicago’s Fulton Market District, Fulton East (215 N. Peoria St.) is a 12-story, 90,000-square-foot office and retail building slated to ...
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Construction May Be ‘Essential’ But It Is Not Immune—Tips to Mitigate Against COVID-Related Delays

The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted businesses throughout the entire country. However, some businesses and activities may be less affected ...
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Contractors Hire Medical Professionals for COVID-19 Guidance, site visits

Now that moratoriums on nonessential construction have been lifted across the country, contractors are getting back to work with new ...
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Non-PPP Financial Relief Options For Contractors

As construction projects around the country begin to reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns, contractors are returning to work. Whether because of ...
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MPHA Announces Minneapolis’ ‘Largest-Ever’ Public Housing Renovation Of Elliot Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) has announced that construction will soon begin on the Elliot Twins high-rise ...
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