ConstructConnect’s support of the construction industry is largely a service to the boots on the ground, managers, and contractors putting plans into action. Women have a huge part in leading a new generation of construction game changers. While the narrative around who represents the future of construction has seen little to no change for years, there is now a steady uptick of women entering and advancing in the industry.
The recent announcement of a new data facility in Temple, Texas, for social media giant Meta, is further proof that the state is on a data center roll. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, will begin construction of a 900,000 square foot Hyperscale Data Center this spring on a site covering almost 400 acres.
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Construction Industry News | Operating Insights
All in all, 2021 was an okay year for the commercial construction industry. Overall construction spending was up, with residential construction put-in-place seeing an increase but nonresidential experiencing its second year of decline.
Are you thinking you’ll be busier in 2022 than in 2021? If that’s the case—it may be a great time to add new construction software or new or used equipment and deduct all of it on this year’s taxes.
We’re a little over a year and a half into the COVID-19 pandemic and the construction industry, like many other industries, is maneuvering several obstacles on its road to recovery. I think it’s important that we take time to understand what this means in the immediate and for the long-term.
Construction Industry News | Construction Technology | Green & Sustainable
Construction is the largest global industry that accounts for 13% of global GDP. It encompasses infrastructure, industrial structures, and real estate and today many companies are adjusting their business models to embrace the next normal in construction.
Construction Industry News | Green & Sustainable
Last week, President Biden unveiled the American Jobs Plan, an ambitious $2 trillion infrastructure plan. In addition to investing in rebuilding the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges, there would be strong focus on resiliency and sustainability. The plan would also focus on improving drinking water infrastructure, energy infrastructure, and high-speed broadband infrastructure.
Construction Industry News | Construction Technology | COVID-19
It’s been a little over a year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. In the days and weeks that followed, we started to get a feel of how it would impact our lives as states began issuing stay-at-home orders, mandating people shelter in place except for essential work and activities.
As we celebrate Women in Construction Week (March 7-13th), it's exciting to look at how and where women are having an impact on the industry.
Construction Industry News | Operating Insights | COVID-19
Long viewed as a male-dominated field, the construction industry has slowly been adding more and more women to their offices and jobsites as they fill roles as varied as construction technologists to painters.