Autonomous robots working together are industry’s next big thing
Mar21

Autonomous robots working together are industry’s next big thing

Construction of large structures by smaller, autonomous robots coordinating with each other is “rapidly gaining momentum” in the field of robotics research, finds a new study from science robotics, and can address a “critical societal need for safe, inexpensive, sustainable and automated construction.”Collective robotics, by which several robotic systems modify a shared environment, allows companies to integrate design, construction...

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4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019
Feb25

4 Commercial Construction Industry Trends and Predictions for 2019

It has been another successful year for Aguilera Brothers Construction, and with the calendar flipping over to February we’re excited to see what 2019 will bring. Here are our predictions of the four commercial construction industry trends we expect will shape our work in different sectors – and the construction landscape overall – in the year ahead: Senior Housing Communities Entice Workers with Facility Updates I recently attended a...

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ABC, Inc. Technology Today
Jan18

ABC, Inc. Technology Today

Technology Today Technology today is used in almost every aspect of our lifestyles from the way we communicate and the way we learn. The construction industry has benefited tremendously in reducing costs, keeping projects on time, and improving the quality performed on sites. Advancements in technology has come a long way to improve and enhance our construction sites, keeping them safer and more professional. A path to the future of...

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Benefits of Cost-Plus Fixed Fee
Dec03

Benefits of Cost-Plus Fixed Fee

A cost-plus fixed fee construction contract, also known as a cost reimbursement contract, provides both parties a full level of transparency and comfort. This contract allows the general contractor to be paid for all allowed expenses and profit outlined in the contract. General contractors, like other vendors, typically incur expenses throughout the duration of a project to be reimbursed. These fees might include travel expenses,...

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Top 5 Green Building Trends of 2017
Sep24

Top 5 Green Building Trends of 2017

Thanks in part to the U.N.’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, green building projects are increasing worldwide. As a matter of fact, from 2015 to 2018 the percentage of global builders with at least 60 percent of their projects certified green will double, according to the World Green Building Trends report. The main motivation behind green construction is to reduce carbon emissions. And the most successful ways to do that...

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Plugged-in Retailers
Sep16

Plugged-in Retailers

Retailers need to look beyond the sale. Brick and Mortar Retailers Are Raising Their Plugged-in Game for REI’s flagship store in Washington, D.C., CallisonRTKL designed the bicycle shop to achieve the look, feel, and layout of a test kitchen. The outdoor retail cooperative was the first tenant in the redeveloped Uline Arena. E-commerce is reshaping the landscape for traditional retailers. Store closures and consolidations in 2017 are...

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