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State and Municipal Agencies Expand Use of Cloud Construction Oversight

As state agencies wait on a possible infrastructure bill from the Biden administration, many are better prepared than they were a decade ago to manage hundreds of billions of dollars in new work. The Federal Highway Administration incentivized state DOTs to

8 Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2021

2020 has been undeniably a devastating year for everyone and every field.  The lockdowns, quarantines, social distancing, and the casualties caused by the virus has shaken humanity beyond imagination. Although the construction sector faced a significantly

Reconstruction Could be COVID-19’s Silver Lining

The spread of the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the U.S. and worldwide economies. But that spread also created health and wellness scenarios for the built environment that lend themselves to reconstruction and renovation, say AEC firms. “I

Renewing the Healing Role of Public Parks

Disease prevention has had a large impact on public space planning and design throughout history. Typhoid, smallpox and cholera epidemics in the 1800s brought forth the sanitary movement creating municipal sewer systems, indoor plumbing and wider,

ABC’s 2020 Construction Economic Forecast: Momentum Persists, Despite Uncertainties

Associated Builders and Contractors’ Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts continued momentum for the construction sector next year but advised an overall “wait-and-see” approach based on leading and lagging indicators and economic uncertainties.

Redefining Lost Urban Spaces: 5 Ways to Turn a Laneway into a “Lanescape”

Revitalizing laneways creates community, bolsters business, and heightens our collective sense of place. Around the world, people are experiencing the positive impacts of transformed laneways—from the community spirit generated by urban rejuvenation in

Public Sector Work Will Lead Market in 2020, Industry Economists Say

As the market reaches the late stages of the recovery cycle, experts don’t predict an impending downturn in the U.S., bolstered in part by increases in public-sector work, according to economic forecasts analyzed by ENR. “We’re not expecting a recession

Does Investment in Public Transit Pay Off in Economic Development and Growth?

Last summer, the New York Times ran a story with the headline “The Capital of Car Culture, Los Angeles Warms to Mass Transit.” That article focused on the recent opening of extensions of L.A.’s Expo and Gold transit lines, and a tax-funded