4 Pillars of Virtual Design & Construction (VDC)
A considerable amount of thought goes into determining how a building is built from the ground-up. How big does it need to be? What’s the best location to build? What will the building exterior look like? Traffic conditions around the potential location? External building considerations are important but arguably the hardest and most critical portion […]
Happy National Women in Construction Week!
UA Builders would like to give a special shout out to all of our talented women. Happy National Women in Construction Week and thank you for representing us so well!
National Institute of Building Sciences Releases BIM Guide for Building Owners
The National Institute of Building Sciences has published a comprehensive BIM guide for building owners to capture greater value from BIM technology. While this guide was developed for commercial building owners, architects and designers can use the guide as a resource to understand what BIM-savvy owners will expect in regards to model compatibility, level of […]
INFOGRAPHIC: 2016 TOP 10 STATES FOR LEED CONSTRUCTION
UA Builders is proud to have contributed to the progress in sustainable building construction in many of the states this past year. Check out our infographic for more details on the Top 10 States for LEED in 2016. The USGBC just put out its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes […]
5 Trends Shaping Global Construction in 2017
With new technology and construction methods, worldwide construction faces new challenges in 2017. Most of us have seen these before, although the severity of not having a good grasp on these could sink your construction business in the next twelve months. Here are some of the big trends: 1. Green Building Construction Continues in 2017 […]
What Holds Organizations Back From Realizing BIM Benefits
Once companies have the “why” figured out and the problems they want to solve, they need to create a plan to adapt their existing workflow for BIM. Organizations must prepare for extensive overhauls of processes that become streamlined or largely automated in the BIM. The testing and prototyping of potential systems allow businesses to discover […]
Meet Us At BIMForum 2016 this week!
The annual conference kicks off this afternoon through Wednesday (October 17-19th) at the Hyatt Regency, in Atlanta GA. UA Builders Group along with Autodesk, Procore, Trimble, HP, and others are sponsoring this years event, highlighting the latest best BIM best practices, virtual design, construction trends, and more. All of the sessions will be packed with […]
UA Builders Group Helps Bring More WeWork Locations to Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA — When coworking-space giant, WeWork, needed an array of construction services to complete their new Greater Boston location, the choice was simple. WeWork turned to UA Builders Group to provide general contracting services. UA Builders Group has successfully completed over two million square feet of office space for the company in the past two years […]
‘Environmental Justice and Cumulative Impacts Ordinance’ passes in Newark, NJ
First of its kind, the City of Newark passed an ordinance that will help reduce the amount of pollution impacting health. What does this mean for general contractors and construction companies like UA Builders Group? The Board of Adjustment and Central Planning Board will require more information from these applicants to ensure healthy, sustainable projects […]
5 Tips for Building an Office Space That Will Inspire Productivity and Creativity — According to Science
When it comes to office space, design matters today more than ever before. Whether we are talking brand new commercial office build-outs or renovation and tenant improvements, it is vital that the working environment you’re building strategically enhances productivity and creativity. With a few simple tips, you can be sure that your project will fit […]