technology

In Digital ID Era, Property And Privacy Enter Brave New World

Policy 09.02.21

In Digital ID Era, Property And Privacy Enter Brave New World

The inevitability of an industry standard property identification record -- and its vast array of benefits and uses -- doesn't diminish the need for eyes-open recognition of the big risks.

How The Tiniest Details In A New Home Could Change Real Estate

Building Tech & Products 09.17.21

How The Tiniest Details In A New Home Could Change Real Estate

Digibilt, a software as a solution platform, could be the missing link to precisely measuring a home's carbon impact. The economic implications range far and wide.

What Builders And Their Partners Need To Know About Hybrid Life

Architecture 08.23.21

What Builders And Their Partners Need To Know About Hybrid Life

One of business's pandemic-era buzzwords is both all-important and transitory. There's no way around addressing it, and yet, one day, its meaning will fade.

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Building Tech & Products 04.23.21

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Massive shortfalls in labor across the spectrum affect every aspect of the building business. In part 1 of our Capability and Culture special, our Dream Team tackles how we got here and what to do about it.

3D Home Printing For Skeptics: Harbinger Or Fringe Phenom?

Building Tech & Products 04.07.21

3D Home Printing For Skeptics: Harbinger Or Fringe Phenom?

ICON and Mighty Buildings are rising stars in 3D-printed home tech. Here's what they may mean for the future of climate- and labor-challenged home construction.

Building Tech & Products 06.29.21

Katerra Post-Mortems Raise Risk Of Missing The Point Of The Fail

Here are two utterly simple, common-sense insights few mention as they delve into what led to the untimely demise of construction's late, great Unicorn.

In Katerra's Wake, Builders Blaze Paths To Progress

Building Tech & Products 06.09.21

In Katerra's Wake, Builders Blaze Paths To Progress

Katerra's gutsy play to revolutionize home construction hinged on a Silicon Valley linchpin that connects data to real-world productization. Here's how that key tech building block failed.

Capital 03.14.21

iBuyers Defy Doubters As They Retrace Toward Former Levels

iBuyers, the vaunted proptech buyer-seller matching platforms that had barely established a footing in home sales pre-pandemic, are clawing back as a percentage of residential transactions.

Architecture 04.21.21

The Brave New World Of Trustless Homesales Begins

Touchless is one of those tortured-English functions of pandemic value propositions we could get our brains around, but "trustless?"

Google Maps $7 Billion Growth Spurt With 10,000 New Hires

Land 03.19.21

Google Maps $7 Billion Growth Spurt With 10,000 New Hires

Google's office, data center, and new locations roadmap for 2021 sparks a rush to follow the tech money to tech's new geography magnets.