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3 takeaways from NY Build 2024

 Snow did not stop the Javits Center from becoming the epicenter of building and design innovation. With over 400 exhibitors and 500 expert speakers, the expo served as a springboard for 35,000+ AEC professionals shaping the future. Here are our three picks from this event.  Read more

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Level up multi-site programs with BIM and laser scanning

A team driven by technology is a game changer for any project. After implementing laser scanning for surveys and BIM methodology in several stores across the country for an international retailer, we delve in this article into how these tools can streamline multi-site programs and bring significant benefits, from faster turnaround times to budget savings. Read more

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Recap: 2024 NMHC Annual Meeting

2024 seems to be a more promising year for the industry. Despite multifamily issues such as rent control, rental fraud, or the uncertain electoral landscape, the overall outlook for this year is better than in 2023. These are the main takeaways of our team from the NMHC 2024 Annual Meeting in San Diego, the most important gathering in the multifamily sector. Read more

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Scanning a Hollywood landmark: tech trumps the archive

Pacific Theatres' Cinerama Dome is one of the most iconic buildings in LA. It opened in 1963 and was designed by Welton Becket Associates to exhibit widescreen films, becoming the world's largest contoured motion picture screen and a leading first-run theater. Read more

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Delivering a luxury residential complex in Vacaville

Leisure Town is a luxury residential complex of approximately 111,500 sq ft, composed of 4 apartment buildings, ten townhome plexes, and a clubhouse. The project will be located on a large parcel in a residential neighborhood in Vacaville, California. Read more

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4 ways tech elevates project delivery: IMN insights

Technology is a game-changer in design and construction, but widespread adoption lags. Our recent panel at the 6th Annual Middle-Market Multifamily Forum - IMN discussed the industry's current tech landscape and ways to leverage it for positive change. Read more

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Clash detection: the key for project coordination

The greater the complexity of a project, the greater the chances of encountering issues that could have been foreseen earlier through Design Coordination services. Here is where the DC expert can add value, by identifying problems before they come to light. Read more

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The role of collaboration in achieving common goals

The on-site coordinator’s role becomes crucial to clearing obstacles for the client, enabling a faster exchange of ideas and improving the results of the project. Here is a summary of our experience working with EHDD. Read more

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Building a brand that lasts in every store

To achieve consistency in a multi-site program, it becomes essential to work with processes and resources that ensure success. Here we address the most typical challenges faced by brands in managing their portfolio. Read more

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NRF 2024 recap: Top 10 things you can't miss

The four-day event in New York broke attendance records with more than 40k visitors. The Retail Big Show also featured 6,2k brands from more than 100 countries and over 1k exhibitors. Industry leaders gathered to explore trends, innovations, and insights shaping retail's future. Read more

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How to plan a brand growth with a comprehensive approach?

In the dynamic retail landscape, brands are constantly evolving as new stores open and recovery from pandemics kicks in. Cost optimization and process management are critical to growth planning. Here are insights from my retail tour of Southern California. Read more

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A first-hand experience with SB Architects

In the dynamic architecture field, collaboration is crucial. Our mission extends beyond providing architectural production; it's about seamlessly integrating into the core of each project, safeguarding the client's vision, and committing to delivery. Read more

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McDonald's stores get a BIM-powered makeover 

In a competitive market, brands must stay at the forefront of innovation and customer experience. McDonald's, one of the most recognized franchises worldwide, is no exception. Read more

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Delivering a world-class project in Bellevue

Located in the heart of Bellevue’s retail and cultural district, Avenue Bellevue features two ultra-luxury residential towers, the region’s first InterContinental Hotel, and 85,000 sq ft of retail and restaurants. Read more

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Middle East: A booming market with a solid future

After embarking on a journey to explore construction's promising horizons, CEO Martin Amengual shares insights on Middle East development, architect and developer challenges, and evolving solutions. Join to uncover region updates in four answers. Read more

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