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GRESB Launches Health and Well-being Module for the Real Estate Industry

March 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance

AMSTERDAM, March 14, 2016—GRESB, the global standard for ESG assessment of real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets, today announced the launch of the GRESB Health & Well-being Module. This new module is an optional supplement to the GRESB Real…

Managing the Model: Five Major Benefits of Using Modeling for Construction Projects

September 30, 2015 - in Column

Building Information Modeling (BIM) software has changed the way many companies work—there are extreme benefits to using BIM for construction projects…

Houzz and The American Institute of Architects Enter Strategic Partnership

June 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Houzz, the world’s leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, today announced a strategic…

The New Real Estate Location, Near Public Transportation

March 26, 2013 - in Transportation

A study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and NAR reveals that during the last recession, residential property values performed 41 percent better on average if they were located near public transportation with high-frequency…

Maximizing the Value of Infrastructure

March 5, 2013 - in Maintenance

For many years now, the conversation about infrastructure has frequently turned into a debate that really is about other issues: What should be privatized? Should we use design-build and/or build-operate? Will public employees be displaced? Can the future…

Esri Study: Geospatial Investments Help Utilities Boost Productivity, Reduce Costs

October 4, 2012 - in Energy

In a recent Esri study of electric utility professionals, nearly half reported a more than 10 percent increase in productivity due to the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The study was designed to assess electric utility geospatial technology…