IPD super teams hit financial jackpot for clients

Owners, developers, and AEC firms regularly espouse the virtues of early project collaboration. But few teams have been willing to check their egos and financial prerogatives at the door in order to enter into true integrated project delivery (IPD). IPD is the ultimate collaboration, where signatories are contractually obligated to work together from a project’s […]

MVRDV designs supertall Taipei towers with screen façades

Dutch architect MVRDV has created a design proposal for two towers in Taipei, the capital …

Hazard mitigation provisions in codes save lives and protect property

A new National Institute of Building Sciences study on hazard mitigation found that updated building codes produce significant benefits. The NIBS report found that adopting the 2018 International Codes (I-Codes) generates a national benefit of $11 for every $1 invested and saves lives. The I-Codes are the most widely used and adopted set of building […]

58% of Americans Believe Future will be Cashless, Is your Business Ready?

A new Bank of America (BofA) report which looked into consumer mobility trends revealed 46% of Generation Z use their social media handles like a phone number. The report suggests phone numbers are on the verge of extinction. With mobile technology now an integral part of the way we work and live, the latest Bank […]

Avison Young releases 2019 North America, Europe and Asia commercial real estate forecast

    TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Set against the backdrop of a rapidly increasing world population, global GDP growth, relatively strong economies and heightened job creation, real estate markets are thriving. Fundamentals continue to show great strength amidst restrained building activity, strong demand and accordant rising rents. Despite political headwinds such as trade disputes, […]

10 Conversion Optimization Tips to Increase Your Sales

Congratulations, you have created the world’s greatest new product or service. You have hired a world-class sales team, found product market fit, worked hard to obtain paying customers, and are distributing content via email and social to the ideal audience. There is just one thing. You haven’t optimized your website’s sales conversion rate. Houston, we […]

Border wall donations refunded or shifted to non-profit effort

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. — A Florida man says people who contributed more than $20 million online to help build a wall along the southern U.S. border can get refunds or shift their support to a new non-profit effort. Air Force veteran and triple amputee Brian Kolfage, 37, says on the GoFundMe page he started in […]

Trudeau shuffles cabinet, new rural economic development position announced

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added two new faces to his cabinet Monday morning, tapping Montreal MP David Lametti as Canada’s new justice minister and Nova Scotia’s Bernadette Jordan as minister of rural economic development – a new position on the front bench. Speaking outside Rideau Hall, Trudeau said he needed to make some changes to […]

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