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Why BIM is Important for the Construction Industry

Why BIM is Important for the Construction Industry

October 17, 2019

What you need to know about business information modeling (BIM). Anyone who has been keeping up with construction technology trends has undoubtedly heard of business information modeling or BIM.  But what is BIM and what implications does this technology have for the construction industry?  Here’s what you need to know. … Continue reading

What to Know About Construction Punch Lists

What to Know About Construction Punch Lists

October 15, 2019

What you need to know about the important construction documents known as punch lists. When a project nears completion, the contractor will provide a punch list for the architect and owner to review.  A punch list is a record of all the tasks and items that need to be completed … Continue reading

Revitalization Projects Creating New Jobs for Contractors

Revitalization Projects Creating New Jobs for Contractors

October 10, 2019

Understanding how this trend is opening a new market for contractors. Recently, cities across the U.S. are undertaking major revitalization projects.  As big cities strive to rebuild their urban cores, they look to incorporate spaces for entertainment, retail, transportation, housing, and outdoor areas into their infrastructure.  With all this new … Continue reading

Why the Construction Should Become Data-Driven

Why the Construction Should Become Data-Driven

August 29, 2019

Why focusing on data is the best way to ensure the future success of the construction industry. There is no shortage of new technologies in the construction industry.  From BIM, to AI, to drones, to augmented reality, there are countless innovations that have transformed how we think of construction.  However, … Continue reading

Avoid These Mistakes that Construction Companies Make with Their Cash Flow

Avoid These Mistakes that Construction Companies Make with Their Cash Flow

August 20, 2019

Don’t run into a cash flow problem with your construction company. According to a recent survey of construction companies, approximately 1 in 5 respondents admitted that they have problems getting paid on time.  Cash flow problems are worrying for a number of reasons.  They make it difficult for your company … Continue reading

How Technology Improves Construction Project Certainty

How Technology Improves Construction Project Certainty

August 15, 2019

Learn how construction tech improves project certainty. In recent years, the construction industry has seen many changes.  One major change is the introduction of new technologies to the sector.  When implemented and utilized correctly, technology can improve project timelines, lower costs, and ensure that the job gets done.  Here’s how … Continue reading

How to Boost the Profitability of Your Construction Company

How to Boost the Profitability of Your Construction Company

August 13, 2019

Improve the profitability of your construction company. Despite doing good work, many construction companies struggle to make a profit.  Naturally, this prevents some companies from attracting new clients, finishing big jobs, and being successful in general.  So, what can you do to make your company more profitable?  Trust this advice … Continue reading

Preventing Disruptions on Your Construction Site

Preventing Disruptions on Your Construction Site

August 8, 2019

How you can avoid disruptions to your construction project. At Proforma Construction, we have been working as a general contractor in the Bay Area for many years.  Naturally, we have undertaken countless projects and been exposed to various timelines, client demands, and weather conditions along the way.  Our experience has … Continue reading

Sustainable Construction: Environmentally Friendly Concrete

Sustainable Construction: Environmentally Friendly Concrete

June 20, 2019

Can green concrete revolutionize the construction industry? Concrete is one of the most widely-used building materials in the world.  It is commonly used in foundations, walls, ceilings, floors, and so on.  Unfortunately, concrete is one of the largest contributors to manmade CO2 emissions around the world.  In order to curb … Continue reading

Is Construction Ready for Electric Equipment?

Is Construction Ready for Electric Equipment?

June 18, 2019

How heavy construction equipment is going green. With the rise of electric vehicles on the road, it’s not surprising that the construction industry is looking into making heavy equipment electric as well.  Within the next twenty years, it’s possible that machinery like backhoes, excavators, bulldozers, grazers, and other heavy construction … Continue reading

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