Reimagining the Office

Commercial office leasing analysts are getting a clearer picture of what “returning to work” might look like for cities across the nation. However, according to the Commercial Edge National Office Report, that picture varies significantly depending on the region with just six markets delivering more than half of U.S. office sales. “Nationally, $18.9 billion in … Continued

People, Process, Technology: Maximizing VDC in Design-Build

The digital transformation now underway in our industry will transform the way we work and deliver design-build projects. But the successful use of virtual design and construction is about far more than just software and tech tools. In this episode, VDC Directors, Brian Skripac with DBIA and Alex Belkofer with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., talk … Continued

New Year, New Design-Build Opportunities

DBIA is excited to welcome 2022 with a new episode of our Design-Build Delivers Podcast. What better way to plan for the year ahead than to arm our teams with the latest design-build data? In this episode, Paul Trombitas with FMI gives us a detailed look at design-build market research projecting to 2025. The data … Continued

New NIBS Equity Survey Shows There’s Work to Be Done

DBIA is proud to have supported the 2021 National Institute of Building Sciences Social Equity Survey and appreciate the many DBIA members who took the time to participate as respondents. We believe this work is extremely important. “Achieving racial equity in the workplace is certain to be one of the most important issues companies will … Continued

How is COVID and Telework Impacting Organizations’ Office Needs?

DBIA, like so many organizations nationwide, is continuing our telework schedule. Overall, it’s been surprisingly seamless, leading many to wonder what will the “new normal” look like for telework vs in-office schedules in the future? DBIA’s Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, participated in a webinar with CEO Update on how COVID is impacting how organizations get … Continued

DBIA Members Mobilize to Fight COVID-19 Nationwide

“We don’t have time to deal with red tape and bureaucracy.” Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Army Corps of Engineers The challenges facing our nation as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic are immense. The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reports they have 15-thousand team members now working with states across the nation to build alternate … Continued

Design-Build to Transform NYC’s Criminal Justice System

New York City’s Borough-based Jail Program will use design-build to deliver four new jails to replace Rikers Island. These jails will be far more than just new buildings, they’re at heart of an entirely new corrections system which will be smaller and, according to city leaders, “built upon a foundation of dignity and respect.” This … Continued