General Contractor

Articles covering day-to-day oversight of the construction site and management of building projects.

  • 5 Ways to Boost Construction Profit Through Social Responsibility

    5 Ways to Boost Construction Profit Through Social Responsibility

    This guide will discuss several areas where construction companies can do business in a socially responsible way. We’ll cover the challenges they face, and practical suggestions for overcoming them.

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  • How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    How Connected Construction Is Increasing Productivity by 30%

    Statistically speaking, productivity gains in construction have lagged behind other industries. But new technology and adopting connected construction workflows can help.

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  • How to Upgrade Your 7 Step Workflow with the Constructible Process

    How to Upgrade Your 7 Step Workflow with the Constructible Process

    BIM is just the beginning when placed in the context of a truly Constructible Process. Access this guide today to learn how to upgrade your workflow using a truly Constructible Process.

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  • Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Exploring the Potential of Kinetic Buildings

    Kinetic architecture is a growing trend for its structural versatility and functional adaptability. This is the future of dynamic architecture and something to consider for your next building project.

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  • How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    How Layout Technology Controls the Weather… Almost

    The hardware and software layout professionals use might not be able to control the weather, but they can do the next best thing: control the impact the weather has on the build.

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  • Can You Really Run a Jobsite From Your Phone?

    Can You Really Run a Jobsite From Your Phone?

    Nearly every aspect of modern society is being impacted by the “mobile first” revolution. But, can jobsite management be counted in that number? The answer may surprise you.

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  • The General Contractor's Guide to the Modern Connected Jobsite

    The General Contractor's Guide to the Modern Connected Jobsite

    This guide explores general contractor responsibilities, customer expectations, the concept of “the connected jobsite”, and the tools a GC should have in their virtual “toolbox” to optimize projects.

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  • Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Isn’t taking Jobs — It’s Saving Lives

    Artificial Intelligence on Construction Sites Isn’t taking Jobs — It’s Saving Lives

    It’s no secret that working on a construction site is among the most dangerous jobs out there. And an exciting new technology has been designed to help resolve this problem.

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  • Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    Technology Planning With the Looming Recession (and the Cost of Doing Nothing)

    As uncertainty lurks in the future of the U.S. economy and, subsequently, construction industry spending, contractors are taking different approaches to technology to modernize their operations.

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  • 4 Companies Driving Digital Transformation In the Construction Industry

    4 Companies Driving Digital Transformation In the Construction Industry

    With the rapidly changing state of the industry, more construction companies are adopting scalable processes that drive digital transformation.

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  • 4 Steps to Achieving True Construction Collaboration

    4 Steps to Achieving True Construction Collaboration

    This lack of effective collaboration can be the downfall of a construction business, where tight deadlines and razor-thin profit margins rule the day. Construction collaboration is key.

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  • How Does NYC’s Construction Safety Training Law (LL196) Impact You?

    How Does NYC’s Construction Safety Training Law (LL196) Impact You?

    The Construction Safety Act of 2017 includes laws and regulations that went into effect on October 16, 2017, affecting many construction projects across New York City’s five boroughs.

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  • How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    How to Turn Your Conceptual Estimates into Your Competitive Advantage

    You only get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to large or complex construction projects, your first impression is often your response to a request for a conceptual estimate.

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  • The Pitfalls of Using Industry Averages for Construction Cost Benchmarking

    The Pitfalls of Using Industry Averages for Construction Cost Benchmarking

    As a construction estimator, you’re under pressure to work quickly. Needing to move quickly, but beware of generic cost estimates. Generic cost averages can’t ensure accurate construction estimates.

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  • These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    These Two Technologies Shape the Future of MEP

    Construction processes are evolving. Learn how automation and machine learning enhance the capabilities of CAD and field layout.

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  • Solving the Labor Shortage: Investing In Students Today for a Better Workforce Tomorrow

    Solving the Labor Shortage: Investing In Students Today for a Better Workforce Tomorrow

    The construction industry is faced with an unsustainable labor shortage. How should the industry proceed, and what can be done to recruit young talent?

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  • BIM to the Rescue — The Restoration and Rebuilding of Notre Dame

    BIM to the Rescue — The Restoration and Rebuilding of Notre Dame

    France has already vowed to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral. And, with today’s construction technology, bringing the architectural icon back to its former glory is simply a matter of time.

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  • 4 Key Benefits of Mobile Construction Technologies and 12 Ways they Improve Field Functionality

    4 Key Benefits of Mobile Construction Technologies and 12 Ways they Improve Field Functionality

    Construction has always been a mobile industry. Projects aren’t built in the office, they’re done in the field. With the rise of mobile construction technology, field productivity will improve.

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  • What are Digital Twins?

    What are Digital Twins?

    Digital twin technology automatically updates 3D models with data. Learn how digital twins can help improve the analytical capability of BIM.

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  • Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Transformation will not be achieved simply by implementing new technologies, but by improving workflows with repeatable business processes. Are you ready to go constructible?

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