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Contractors Plan to Use Advanced Technology to Alleviate Workforce Shortages

74 Percent of Contractors Plan to Use Advanced Technology to Alleviate Workforce Shortages

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The commercial construction industry is looking to advanced technologies to alleviate workforce shortages and improve productivity.  The Q4 2018 USG Corporation + US Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index shows that over half of contractors are using advanced technology like drones, equipment tagging, wearable technology and augmented/virtual reality for their…

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New Trends for the Industrial Warehouse of the Future

New Trends for the Industrial Warehouse of the Future

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Industrial developers are embracing new trends in warehouse design to help e-commerce and distribution companies shrink supply chain footprints.  With warehouse vacancy rates below 3 percent and a lack of developable land, the demand for warehouse facilities is high. JLL’s latest report, Industrial Warehouse of the Future, discusses the nine most promising…

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School Security Enhanced by Building Design

School Security Enhanced by Building Design

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The Columbine High School massacre in Colorado in April 1999 marked the beginning of increasing violence in U.S. schools by active shooters.  More recently, the concept of active shooters armed with military-grade weapons has become part of our national history and is changing how schools are designed. Lessons learned from…

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