TOTM: Construction & Renovation

Resource pages for "TOTM: Construction & Renovation"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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Amidst Challenges, K-8 School Campus Construction Beats Budget

The project team for this education campus outside of Sacramento, CA collaborated to reduce the budget by $5 million, despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olympic museum

The New U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum In Colorado Springs

Officially opened in July 2020, the museum's design is a tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements, with Team USA athletes at the center of the story.

Starnet Commercial Flooring 2021 Hospitality Design Awards

The annual competition highlights projects completed by Starnet contractor members in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet-aligned manufacturers.
COVID-19 construction

Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Breaks Ground on Senior Living Project

R.D. Olson Construction breaks ground on Vistas at Glendora, a Clearwater Senior Living project in the San Gabriel Valley area of Los Angeles County.
LEED Zero

How LEED Zero Verifies Strategies That Will Help Slow Climate Change

USGBC's LEED Zero creates a platform to help existing buildings move from low environmental impact to no environmental impact.
building documentation

Harnessing Building Documentation

Construction projects add to existing facility data, and technology helps with organization and retrieval.
Timber Bamboo

Timber Bamboo Customized Wall System

The BamCore Prime Wall System uses timber bamboo to deliver a customized, code-compliant wall system for the low-rise built environment.
3D Digital Twin

Cupix Enhances 3D Digital Twin Platform

The CupixWorks 2.0 advanced 3D digital twin platform enables people to build smarter, transforming construction sites into easy-to-manage projects, creating value across the entire life cycle of a property.
fire protection

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.
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Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.

BIM: Digital Data To Enhance Facility Management

After being utilized during a construction project, Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be used to assist the operations and maintenance of the facility.
Sabra hummus Chesterfield County VA

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.
National Aviary

National Aviary Unveils New Bird-Friendly Glass Dome

The Starphire glass with bird-friendly acid-etching brightens and protects the renovated Tropical Rainforest at Pittsburgh's National Aviary.
Chicago McDonald's headquarters

McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.
USF LEED Platinum Certification

USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

Biotech Firm Consolidates cGMP Manufacturing Facilities

Moderna Therapeutics, which pioneers messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, built a new facility in Norwood, MA — and also focused on the workplace environment for its nearly 200 employees.
Predictive Cost Data

Looking Ahead: The Future And Predictive Cost Data

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore how traditional estimating methods contribute to inaccurate construction budgets, learn why predictive cost data was developed, and find out when to use it.
library design

Ringling College Expands And Enlivens Campus Library

At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.

Webinars

Hybrid Occupancy Strategies

Learn About Hybrid Occupancy Strategies For Facility Leaders

Attend this free webinar and learn how advanced occupancy strategies can ensure you get hybrid work right and gain real estate agility.
Digital Transformation Webinar

Did You Miss Our “Future Proofing Facility Management With Digital Transformation” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how digital transformation can reduce the impact of supply chain disruptions, and how CMMS can make supply chain management easier.
Workplace Design Data

Overcoming Workplace Uncertainty: Why Successful Workplace Design Begins With Data

View this video webinar discussion and discover ways you can better understand space using data so you can build a successful workplace design.

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