Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction articles below.
A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.
The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.
The Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover will transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles.
A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.
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The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.
Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.
The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.
A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.
The eight-room unit at Atrium Health's Levine Children's Hospital features a specialized air filtration system that allows vulnerable patients to leave their rooms.
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The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.
Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.
Close to students and a major roadway, implosion of a Vanderbilt University residence hall required months of careful planning. Watch how it all came down.
When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.
Data analysis helps higher education facility managers better understand their facilities, so that their campuses can be positioned to thrive tomorrow.
ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.
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Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.
The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.
Phelps Construction Group recently completed the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island.
Through a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, the FutuRE:BUILD contest and exhibition revealed the imaginative power of machine technology.
New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.
Restoration experts with Western Specialty Contractors used a stippling method to match the bell tower's original terra cotta appearance.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.
In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.
Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.
This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.