Textura has stated its goal of building a true, end-to-end digital platform that connects all players in a construction process. Here is a look at how it is doing this.

At the design stage: Submittal Exchange for Design enables online sharing of design documents for architects, owners, and engineers to improve efficiency and communication during the design phase of projects. This new application includes whiteboard and automatic synchronization tools to facilitate collaboration and idea exchange during concept development and design.

Prequalification: Prior to bidding or at the point of when a contract is awarded, the Textura—Pre-Qualification Management automates the entire prequalification process for all parties. This product facilitates the electronic submission, review, approval, and updating of all prequalification documents on the frontend.

Information management: This is where the GradeBeam.com product fits into the picture. This allows owners, architects, general contractors, and subcontractors to post, manage, and access critical project information from one central location. Preconstruction information exchange, including invitations-to-bid, drawing/specification distribution, corrections, addenda, requests for information and responses, can be expedited.

Payment: A staple in Textura’s portfolio for years, Textura—Construction Payment Management electronically integrates all construction payment management process components – billing, lien waiver collection, statutory declaration collection, sub-tier waivers, compliance management, and payments – into one workflow.