The fifth-generation construction executive shares her keys success, including when to turn down work
The leaders and influencers that are making real change happen in the industry.
From a small Mexican town to Texas and now California, Eduardo Juanes is maximizing the power of digital collaboration to jump-start his construction career
As the industry works to bolster female representation, this program aims to strategically cultivate interest among a demographic that hasn’t historically been encouraged to join construction
Precise engravings found in Jordan and Saudi Arabia depict enormous Neolithic hunting traps located nearby, revealing a mental mastery of space perception not observed before in such an early context
Bluebeam is increasingly being used by public sector organizations. Built spoke to the supervising building inspector for plan reviews for Merced County in California about why his team made the switch to Bluebeam and what the software has done to transform the way his team can respond to the needs of local people
With skepticism prominent around the value of traditional, four-year college degrees, construction trades have a unique opportunity to market to future generations of workers amid a persistent industry skills gap
The third-generation family business executive talks about why he chose to enter the field, as well as some of the ways the construction firm has been proactive in working toward a better future
The safety of workers on building sites is paramount. Protective clothing has moved on from basic boots, hard hats and gloves to garments featuring high-spec technology.
Mashal Ali was thrust into leading her family’s engineering firm at a young age, an experience that provided myriad lessons that have since translated into a successful career
More construction firms are finding that offering new worker benefits—or simply communicating existing ones better—is a competitive differentiator in today’s tight labor force
Labor shortages aren’t the only problem plaguing construction. Recent studies show productivity is down considerably since the 1970s, leaving contractors searching for new ways to motivate employees
The senior project manager exudes resiliency, a skill she learned growing up in a single-parent household—and one she says is paramount for women in construction
Sheri Best wanted to be a painter and writer—until the artistry of the construction industry swept her into a blossoming career
Joanna Schwartz, CEO and co-founder of modular building company Quartz, sees tremendous potential in the burgeoning construction method