SupplyPro Creators Launch SKU Database to Automate Home Construction Supply Chain

Last Friday, Hyphen Solutions, LLC announced the launch of their new residential item master database, “SkuSphere.” The new SkuSphere catalog has been designed to easily integrate into existing bidding, sales, procurement, selections, CAD, and enterprise-planning systems. SkuSphere will automate the … Continue reading

How to Build the Construction Workforce Through School Partnerships

In an effort to meet the growing demand for skilled construction labor, Mortenson Construction Corporation has forged partnerships with local high schools to provide career guidance, job training, and educational experiences for youths attending schools located near its regional offices. … Continue reading

Construction Boom Soon to Hit Palm Beach County

Biz Journal’s Brian Bandell reports that two residential projects and one commercial venture are up for review with the Palm Beach County planning and zoning board. The largest proposal has a 37-acre site at the northeast corner of Lake Worth … Continue reading

Huntsville’s Torch Remains Bright Through $10 Million Expansion

Huntsville-based IT & Engineering giant Torch Technologies will be expanding their property and their operations through 2016. CEO Bill Roark says that Torch has wanted to expand for the last five years, and that the conditions are finally right to … Continue reading

Skyscraper Design that Casts No Shadow

As urbanization intensifies and the liveable spaces in cities become smaller and smaller, the only option developers have is to build upwards. Each time a building rises higher, the ground below becomes more and more overcast, making for a light-deprived … Continue reading

Viirt Revolutionizes the Roofing Industry

Imagine a streamlined roofing process that saves homeowners thousands in labor and materials costs, cuts project completion time by at least 20%, gives clients insider access to project review, and can be managed remotely via the internet. Ryan Pendell of … Continue reading

San Antonio Home Sales Stay Strong Through March

The 1,700 homes sold during February provide another bellwether that the San Antonio housing market is on the upswing. Katie Burke reports in the San Antonio Business Journal that “following a February housing boom, the San Antonio Board of Realtors … Continue reading

Open-Source Solutions for Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing Construction

Affordable housing stands to gain tremendously from energy conservation and green building efforts, but acquiring the means to precisely measure the efficiency and eco-friendliness of public housing has been very cost-prohibitive. Until now. Andrew Berger of Triple Pundit reports that … Continue reading

Multifamily Housing Boosts Birmingham’s Economy by Billions

The multifamily housing boom in Birmingham has brought billions into the Alabama state economy, and the trend is set to continue through 2015. Bryan Davis of the Birmingham Business Journal reports that “the area has had significant impact from the … Continue reading