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News is breaking in the built world every day, whether it's an innovative new project breaking ground or a new product announcement. But no news is helpful unless it's in context. Enter the BuiltWorlds Analyst Briefings. Each week, one of our Analysts will produce a short, detailed story covering the most important and exciting developments. Our goal is the help our readers figure out how the day's news actually affects them and their business. Short, punchy, and easy-to-read, the Analysts Briefings are not breaking the news. Instead, they contextualize what's happening in the built world, and parse out why what's happening is important and what sort of impact it will have.

Hype no more, Hyperloop to break ground in California

November 3, 2015

“Beam me up, Scotty?” Transporters? Teleportation? If HTT’s Gresta &
Ahlborn are to be believed, the mythic Hyperloop will soon come to life.
Yes, the game is afoot, teams have formed, and now work on a test track is
about to start.

The Top 5 Sustainable NFL Stadiums

September 10, 2015

It’s that special time on the calendar, again. Yes, we are ready for some
football. The fans on Sunday heading to all the games know the fields will
be green, but will the stadiums they’ll be sitting in?  As the NFL kicks
off another season, BuiltWorlds takes a look at the top five sustainable
stadiums in the league.

C-Suite Corner: Meet the safety app that won an award before it existed

September 3, 2015

When just their idea for a new safety app garnered a national award three
months ago, Capital Construction Solutions knew it was on to something.
Now, as the product’s full market rollout nears, CEO Cory Davis tells
more. 

BIM – Sorry, but One Size Fits No One!

August 6, 2015

There is no one BIM approach or strategy that is right for all. Everyone
needs to tailor their BIM usage to their individual needs, the needs of
those they are collaborating with, and the specific project objectives,
writes Beca’s Jon Williams. 

Virtual Valhalla Speeds New Vikings Stadium

June 23, 2015

When the Minnesota Vikings’ shimmering new U.S. Bank Stadium opens in 2016,
the team and its hardy fans hope the $1-billion facility will capture the
best of both worlds: an indoor stadium with an outdoor feel. Right now,
that magic, and more, is being achieved virtually.

Ozinga owes it all to dad, and his dad, and…

June 21, 2015

In an era of corporate conglomerates, construction still has more than its
share of family-owned businesses. Chicago boasts long-standing firms like
Pepper, Walsh, McHugh, and Graycor, all still led by members of the
founding families. This Fathers’ Day tribute comes from one such grateful
heir.

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