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September 18, 2017

SRC Says: Around the world, Smart City research and case studies are proliferating at a rapid pace. Many of these advancements are broadly applicable to a North American context, even as the specifics are localized.

September 07, 2017

This is happening - are we ready? Entirely new cities and "fiberhoods" are emerging, grounded in cutting-edge technology. Sensor-laden, data-driven and internet-connected, these urban prototypes are the testing grounds for the future.

July 10, 2017 | William Ketcham

North Park University is in the midst of dramatic transformation. Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, the Chicago area liberal arts school has gradually instituted major changes in its master plan.

July 06, 2017

Cities are rapidly evolving to keep up with current and future challenges that come with expanding populations - and the private sector is helping them along the way. During the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo in Austin, TX, from June 26 through June 28, representatives from cities,... read more

June 20, 2017

Power-thirsty data centers could receive a new kind of electricity supply that uses surplus juice found in idle electric vehicles (EVs). It uses the cars' batteries to augment a building's grid power. Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology provides a way to store, then subsequently use, energy in... read more

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June 05, 2017

Government contractors usually want to know when and where new markets are emerging. So, here’s a tip – watch what’s happening across the country in the area of public safety.

May 24, 2017

In the face of failing or outdated infrastructure, public-private partnerships offer a glimpse of hope. These agreements have become increasingly touted as the solution for the country’s public financing woes.

March 27, 2017

General contractors, engineers, technology, security and architectural firms watch school bond elections carefully because the bond packages represent upcoming opportunities worth billions of dollars.

August 22, 2016

An acute skills shortage in the construction supply chain is impacting both budgets and the quality of projects. A new survey from the Scape Group has highlighted the impact of the skills shortage in the UK construction industry. The 'Sustainability in the Supply Chain' report surveyed over 150... read more

July 13, 2016

The Baltimore City Circuit Court has asked a state agency to seek bids from private developers for new courthouse facilities, in an effort to finally jump start the long-discussed project to repair or replace its crowded, dilapidated buildings.

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