Solutions

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Balfour Beatty Builds Communities of Tech-Enabled, Effective Planners

October 10, 2022

Balfour Beatty teams from the Pacific Northwest to the East Coast are leveraging leading-edge technologies like Touchplan – in concert with their foundational skillsets in lean construction – to deliver projects as efficiently and reliably as possible. In a market that is experiencing unprecedented supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, Balfour Beatty is boosting our effectiveness by embracing and investing in tech-enabled jobsite planning.

Expanding the Applications of Technology

August 29, 2022

In the construction industry, the use of technology is never one-size-fits-all. And while many contractors showcase the benefits of innovative tools and practices on large-scale projects due to their scale or inherent complexity, Balfour Beatty’s Texas team is proving how impactful an investment in leading-edge technologies like OpenSpace can be on smaller projects completed within vastly tighter timelines.

Mass Appeal: The Rise of the Mass Timber Construction

August 19, 2022

Balfour Beatty continuously invests in technology to make projects safer, faster and more cost-efficient while delivering the highest quality. However, what if the largest advancement in the built environment in the last one hundred years is based on one of the oldest construction materials ̶ wood? Mass timber construction is on a trajectory for significant growth over the next ten years, and Balfour Beatty experts are collaborating with owners, architects, engineers and suppliers to maximize the advantages and opportunities of this expanding delivery type.

Persevering to Make a Splash

July 11, 2022

Balfour Beatty navigates operational challenges to successfully deliver Edison High School’s pool rebuild, providing an accessible facility for students and the local community to enjoy.

Taking Technology to New Levels

June 23, 2022

The Balfour Beatty team applies innovative technologies to maximize operational excellence.

The Rise of the P3 Delivery Model

February 25, 2022

Public-Private Partnerships (P3) have financed public projects throughout history, and today P3 is widely used around the globe. Although the use of P3 in the U.S. has advanced at a slower pace than in other countries, the rising cost of maintaining and operating public assets which increasingly includes aging infrastructure has accelerated the growth of this delivery model over the past ten years. In 2013, global insurance leader AIG declared the U.S. “The world’s largest emerging P3 market.”

Combatting the Cost of Inflation, One Project at a Time

February 17, 2022

In the past year, construction owners have increasingly felt the impacts of the highest rates of inflation since 2008. While the reasons for the current inflationary period are complicated and multifaceted—stemming from tariffs, the coronavirus pandemic, global supply chain disruption, instability in the financial markets, an influx of consumer spending, government stimulus and more—construction is inarguably one of the hardest hit sectors.

The Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel: A Skyline Statement

January 31, 2022

Bold design and beautiful amenities meet a boutique brand on a mission to serve up sweet southern service.