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Owners' Perspectives: Key Trends in Construction Management & Project Delivery

March 18, 2015

Feeling overworked? You're not alone. With the recession in our rearview mirror, conventional wisdom might suggest Owners’ challenges are waning. However, in our latest report, we found Owners are now experiencing pressures of a different kind.  Increased workloads resulting from a rise in the number of projects are putting pressure on both leaders and teams. All the while, Owners are still dealing...


Insights into Data Center Executive Challenges

February 10, 2015

220 Data Center professionals weighed in during our study on the tough decisions faced by data center executives. Learn which common mistakes you can avoid, get the highlights in the executive summary, and download a copy of the full report at: Data Center Challenges


Mortenson Construction Cost Index Q4 2014

February 04, 2015

Continuing the trend that was evident throughout 2014, overall construction costs are on the rise. However, variations exist in specific geographic markets. Find cost details specific to your local market by clicking below to access our easy-to-digest 1 page format.  For questions about our methodology, please contact Steve Pekala, Director of Market Intelligence, at 763.287.5337. See More

By: Steve Pekala

Insights Into What's Next: Trends in Data Centers

November 05, 2014

To gain insight into the current dynamics and challenges that data center owners and operators face and help them make more informed decisions, Mortenson surveyed more than 220 professionals at the Spring 2014 Data Center World Conference. Describe the one thing you would most like to change about your data center: Participants included corporate and institutional professionals, information technology...


Maximizing Energy Performance Through Operational Excellence in a High Rise Childrens Hospital

October 17, 2014

Designing a world-class pediatric hospital that incorporates the latest medical technology, sustainable strategies and streamlined departmental programming is a challenging task and is often discussed in industry circles. Developing and implementing an operational game plan for efficiently operating and maintaining such a facility presents an equally daunting test for an organization. This presentation discusses how a...


The Business Value of BIM for Owners: SmartMarket Report

October 17, 2014

Mortenson is once again pleased to sponsor the newly released SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction: "The Business Value of BIM for Owners." The 60-page report shares data and insights regarding the adoption, usage and benefits captured from incorporating BIM into building projects. Download Report      Our VDC Journey The Importance of BIM / VDC Our Rick Khan spoke with...

By: McGraw Hill Construction