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    Construction Bidding Opportunities as of 06/28/2021

    Written by Dodge on June 28, 2021 If you’re bidding for construction contracts, here’s a list from the Dodge Construction Central database to get you started. Click on the project name for detailed information, or to get the complete list and detailed information of all construction projects in the Dodge Construction Central database, get in touch with Dodge by requesting a demo, with the chat feature, or at 877-784-9556.  

      New projects near me in the U.S. as of 06/28/2021

      Written by Dodge on June 28, 2021 New Construction Projects USA is a free listing of select new construction projects and construction leads from across the United States. Click on the project name for detailed information, or to get the complete list of construction leads and detailed information of all U.S. new construction projects in the Dodge Construction Central database, get in touch with Dodge by requesting a demo below, with the chat feature, or at 877-784-9556.  

        Q2 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

        The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic indicator designed to gauge what drives the commercial construction industry and its leaders, based on research conducted with contractors. Topics covered include the three factors from which the Index is derived—backlog levels, new business opportunities and revenue forecasts—and additional market drivers such as workforce, financing, and materials and equipment trends. The Index also features a quarterly spotlight on revolving construction industry topics The Index number is 65, up 3 from Q1… Read More »Q2 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

          The Drive Toward Digital Twin Technology Use in Civil Construction

          Written by Dodge Data & Analytics on April 21, 2021 In a reversal of the infrastructure sector’s initial general hesitance to switch from two-dimensional drawings to BIM, the last couple of years have seen a growing client appetite for taking BIM to the next level through data- and analytics-driven digital twins, according to Cory Dippold, a vice president in Mott MacDonald’s New York office who heads the company’s new Digital Twin solutions group in North America. “We’re pushing against an… Read More »The Drive Toward Digital Twin Technology Use in Civil Construction

            The Age of Data in Construction

            As a civilization, we are most definitely in the age of data. For the construction industry, with its many unique projects and data flows from hundreds of sources, mastery of large-scale data col­lection and analytics still eludes many. Nonetheless, it is a task worth undertaking in order to exert more effective control, be more predictive, and produce best outcomes for everyone involved. But this is a challenging task. There is so much project data available that patterns are often lost… Read More »The Age of Data in Construction

              Heavy Civil Construction 2020: Business Conditions, e-Bidding Panel, and More

              How are contractors coping with the pandemic’s effects on the infrastructure construction business and what technology is the industry embracing to adapt and overcome? Join us for a data-focused webinar that dives into the state of the industry in 2020. We’ll break down the latest data from contractors and engineers with our panel of experts. In addition, we will discuss owners’ perspectives on e-bidding, a key tech strategy to manage the new challenges faced by owners and contractors alike. The… Read More »Heavy Civil Construction 2020: Business Conditions, e-Bidding Panel, and More

                Q2 2020 USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

                The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic indicator designed to gauge what drives the commercial construction industry and its leaders, based on research conducted with contractors. Topics covered include the three factors from which the Index is derived—backlog levels, new business opportunities and revenue forecasts—and additional market drivers such as workforce, financing, and materials and equipment trends. The Index also features a quarterly spotlight on revolving construction industry topics. The Q2 CCI is 56, a major drop of… Read More »Q2 2020 USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

                  Construction Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

                  Written by Dodge Research on June 1, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds in North America many news articles pertaining to COVID-19 and its impact upon the construction industry and construction projects are being published. To help you stay on top of this rapidly evolving situation, we’re monitoring news outlets and providing links to these stories for reference. As new stories break, we’ll be posting links to those stories on this page. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ARTICLES 06/01 – MA… Read More »Construction Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

                    Green Single Family and Multifamily Homes 2020 – A Survey

                    Since 2006, Dodge Data & Analytics and the National Association of Home Builders have teamed up to survey home builders about their level of green building activity. This new SmartMarket Brief, fourth in this series of studies, reveals the depth and breadth of the green building and sustainable development market for single family and multifamily homes. The report features: Green market building activity, including the top reasons why builders currently engage in green projects Data on marketing activity, including how… Read More »Green Single Family and Multifamily Homes 2020 – A Survey

                      Prefabrication and Modular Construction 2020

                      Prefabrication and modular construction are poised to transform several sectors of the construction industry. This SmartMarket Report examines the frequency of use of these methods, the benefits of using them and the drivers and obstacles for wider use of them in the future. Key findings include: Prefabricated multi-trade assemblies, which involve the work of several trades combined together (such as a corridor rack in a hospital) will be used by 58% of those doing prefabrication in general—up from the 33%… Read More »Prefabrication and Modular Construction 2020