Off-Site Construction Isn’t Just for Prefab Anymore

The biggest real estate construction tech story last year was Katerra’s raise of $865 million to finance the company’s explosive growth. Beyond the sheer size of the funding, the investment is notable for the bet it represents on the scalability of off-site construction.

Construction: Tech Gets to Work

From residential homebuilding to commercial infrastructure projects, construction companies need the right tools both in the office and at the jobsite. Today, the hardware for the jobsite continues to advance, offering new ways to manage projects.

Deviation Detection Analysis in Construction

Deviation detection overcomes the need for GCPs (ground control points) when aligning design and point-cloud models. Integrated technology can help drive accountability for deviations.

Form, Function Combine with Collaboration

Newforma, www.newforma.com.au, Manchester, N.H., recently announced Warren and Mahoney, www.warrenandmahoney.com, Auckland, New Zealand, selected Newforma Project Center to support its New Zealand and Australian operations as it continues to grow its business.

Bentley Makes Big Moves for Construction

This week the construction industry can expect to hear some big announcements from Bentley Systems, www.bentley.com, Exton, Pa., as the technology company is hosting its Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference.

Next-Gen Infrastructure CAD Modeling and Design

Sungard Availability Services, www.sungardas.com, Wayne, Pa., a provider of among disaster recovery services, has selected Burstorm’s, www.burstorm.com, San Carlos, Calif., CAD (computer-aided design) application for modeling cloud services and is deploying it to its internal staff and Sungard AS Channel Partners.