There have been recent studies and articles comparing productivity changes in the architecture, engineering and construction industry versus other fields. The general conclusions are that every industry has seen an increase in efficiency and productivity except for AEC.
Changing demographics and an aging population mean that the number of seniors in Colorado, and nationally, is growing. With that growth comes an increased need for housing options that both appeal to and provide for the needs of the senior population, which has in turn prompted more real estate developers and investors to enter the market to build and own...
The days of managing health care facility operations through antiquated systems are being replaced with IT-centric facility managers monitoring IoT field devices and leveraging analytics in more complex and transformational ways.
The health care industry is transforming as new business models emerge to meet the demands of today’s consumers. As life expectancy increases, people are living longer and are seeking conveniently located health care facilities that offer more personal amenities and specialization in clinical areas.
The expectations for health care buildings are constantly changing. In today’s world, the current trend is for outpatient spaces meant to serve the needs of interchangeable clinics or specialties as opposed to the more traditional model of customizing each space to the clinic served.
While big-name companies are moving into the metro area to take advantage of the strong employment, concentration of skilled labor and its advanced transportation systems, the health care and wellness workforce continues to drive the region’s employment growth.