So FieldLens Won The Gold — Who Cares?

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We’re not just blowing smoke when we say that the best part of our day is when we hear customers say, “You make my life simpler,” and “Thanks to FieldLens, I got my afternoon back.” But we don’t mind winning awards either, cause let’s face it: As much as we enjoy helping you win, we enjoy winning too. We’ll tell…Read More

3 Construction Trends to Watch for in 2016

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2016 is poised to be a beautiful year for the construction industry. So kick back, relax, and get a glimpse of the top trends that await you in the New Year: U.S. construction expected to grow 6% to $712 billion “The expansion for the construction industry has been underway for several years now, with varying contributions from each of the…Read More

Where are the Construction Project Managers?

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The construction industry is facing a labor shortage, and project managers (PMs) are among the top three hardest to find of skilled workers. Four out of five organizations report that they are struggling to find qualified PMs, and more than 20% of PMs are approaching retirement age and will need replacing. How did this shortage…Read More

Wohlsen Construction Company Announces 3-Year Partnership with FieldLens as their Mobile Field Management Platform of Choice

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New York, NY — October 28, 2015 – After years of researching and testing various mobile field management platforms developed for the construction industry, Wohlsen Construction Company today announced a 3-year partnership with FieldLens, a New York City based developer of the construction industry’s leading mobile communication app. Wohlsen Construction is a leading merit-shop firm,…Read More

Forecast: 3.3 Million Green Building Jobs by 2018

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How green was your last project? “Green building practices” has become one of today’s biggest buzzphrases – and for good reason. According to the 2015 U.S. Green Building Council study, the green building sector will contribute $934 million to state economies this year – and that number’s expected to be around $1.3 billion in 2018.…Read More

Hyperloop or Just Hype?

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It could become a massive infrastructure project, spawning billions of dollars in construction work. Or it could be smoke and mirrors. That’s the potential of the Hyperloop, a visionary transportation idea that aims to push the limits of modern engineering, design, and construction. Touted as the fifth mode of transportation, Hyperloop would use large, enclosed tubes to move passenger…Read More

Which Construction Workers Are Most In Demand?

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Nearly 9 out of 10 construction firms say they’re having trouble hiring workers, according to a new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America. More than half of survey respondents saying they’ve raised their pay rates for hourly craft professionals to compete for hiring. Craft professionals are most in demand, and the hardest positions to fill are carpenters, sheet metal installers, and concrete workers.…Read More

Managed Toll Roads Can Fund Improvements, But Cost Drivers Money

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Everybody wants better highways, but who wants to pay for them? Even with 2.65 million miles of paved road in the United States, drivers want more routes to get from Point A to Point B easier and faster. While highway improvements are a win for the driving public and for businesses that rely on good transportation networks, funding these…Read More

Restaurant Construction Goes Green

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Delicious meals and excellent service have traditionally defined great restaurant experiences. However, American food culture is evolving, so more restauranteurs are “going green”—a concept that goes beyond just what’s being prepared in the kitchen. Food service operators are designing and building sustainable, environmentally-friendly restaurants. Appealing to the sensibilities and stomachs of consumers, green restaurant construction is…Read More

FieldLens Construction Drawings and Our eXtreme Announcement

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Today marks a big day for FieldLens, and I am beyond excited to finally share the news. This morning during the keynote address at the Bluebeam eXtreme Conference in Los Angeles, I announced that FieldLens is launching a new drawings feature that will be interoperable with Bluebeam, the best-in-class drawings solution for the construction industry.…Read More