Let’s begin this column on construction with some demolition: We’re going to destroy a stereotype.
You’ve probably heard of BIM (Building Information Modeling). Perhaps you’ve wondered how you might use it in your business. But BIM is not a product. You can’t purchase it from a dealer or online; nor will you find it in a box or on a DVD.
Elkhart General Hospital in northern Indiana completed construction of a new wing less than 10 years ago, but already another addition is in the works. Opened in 2005, the three-story west wing of the 100-year-old structure gave the hospital a much-needed centralization of its oncology services and an expansion of its birthing center.
Conducted by BNP Media's Market Research department, the 2013 study reveals a number of key trends in surveying and mapping and provides insights on how firms and individuals are dealing with changing markets and converging technologies.