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Category Archives: Construction

How Procore is Bringing the Cloud to Construction

This excellent article from expertly describes the impact that Procore Technologies' software has had on the construction industry. Here is an excerpt: "The company that has gone the farthest in bringing construction into the cloud is Procore Technologies, based in Carpenteria, Calif. Founded in 2002, it has built what is effectively the only cloud platform…
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Houston’s Medical Construction Industry Is Booming

Recently, I had written a piece on the state of the Houston construction industry. And if you recall from that piece, aside from a few minor highlights, Houston is not doing too great. However, one of those aforementioned minor highlights was Houston’s healthy medical construction industry. Actually, it’s far better than healthy, it’s booming. And…
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The Importance of ADA Compliance

In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. With its five separate titles, each specifying different sectors of society, Title III has proven to be particularly troubling for real estate developers. According to, Title III “prohibits private places of public accommodation from discriminating against individuals with disabilities.” That can include anything from…
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The State of Houston Construction

The city of Houston, Texas is known for many things. It’s oil, aerospace and healthcare industries are some of its more popular claims to fame, with each comprising a large amount of the city’s economy. That and the fact that it recently hosted one of the most exhilarating Super Bowls of all time would make…
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