Cloud-Based Construction Management Just Got Real

Building lifecycle consulting company Trimble Buildings has its feet on the ground, but its head is definitely in the cloud. Last week, Trimble announced ProjectSight, “a cloud-based solution for construction field management that simplifies the creation, access and sharing of project … Continue reading

Trammell Crow Building 3 Mixed-Use Developments in Dallas

As HBW subscribers in Dallas already know,  Trammell Crow will be very busy building mixed-use mega developments in Dallas throughout 2015. Last week, Trammell Crow finally revealed their majestic Uptown high-rise project. The 3-acre mixed-use project is being built in … Continue reading

2015 Home Remodeling Trends

Though the economy continues its upward climb, credit lending standards are still pretty tight, which means a lot of folks will be remodeling instead of buying new homes in 2015. With the growing number of folks looking to remodel, it’s … Continue reading

Construction Costs Rise

The IHS and Procurement Executives Group just released the IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index. The index fell to 52.7% in December from 53% in November, putting the month’s total among the lowest for 2014. But don’t let these … Continue reading

Residential Construction Outlook 2015

Happy New Year from HBW! Dave Taylor here wishing you opportunity, industry, and success in the New Year. To get this year started right, let’s take a look at some of the trends that will be driving the U.S. residential … Continue reading

Model Homes Open in Bridgeland, Bring Jobs

As HBW subscribers already know, the number of residential construction jobs in Bridgeland continues to climb. Newly opened model homes in the Hidden Creek neighborhood of the 11,400-acre master planned Bridgeland are expected to attract even more buyers into the … Continue reading