iSqFt Weekly Recap 1/16

iSqFt Weekly Recap – Week of 1/12 – 1/16

Happy Friday! We know some of you might be taking a long weekend for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, but our offices will be open if you need us. We’re here for questions, support, or just give us a call. Here‘s our contact page.

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I know, you’re not here for the chitchat, you’re here for the iSqFt Weekly Recap. Here are our favorite construction and business news stories from this week.

 

Blogs

We shared 5 challenges the construction industry is facing, plus Ken Y.’s brand of wisdom and wit. Check that out here.

We got a little more heartfelt this week and created some inspiring images with quotes about the construction industry. See those here.

Construction

California just broke ground on it’s first high-speed rail. Check out the details here.

Here are 4 reasons why housing is looking strong for 2015 and 1 reason why it’s not.

Habitat Humanity built a stunning house in Kansas. Check out the pictures here.

Mortenson Construction is getting creative to keep their construction crews warm as they build the new Vikings stadium. Check out the details here.

The new Apple campus continues to move forward. See new drone footage here.

Construction added 48,ooo workers in December and finished last year at a 6-year high. Read the details here.

Kissick Construction is demolishing dangerous buildings in Kansas City – we love stories like this! Check the story here.

The Omni Hotel in Louisville will be the city’s third tallest building. Learn more here.

Avanti Architects, John McAslan + Partners, LDN Architects LLP, Page \ Park Architects and Purcell have been shortlisted to renovate the Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art. See the story here.

Business

Forgiveness is important in the workplace. Learn why here.

Do you know how to use social media correctly? These are the biggest things that you need to know.

Are you a workaholic? Find advice on how to shift away from that mentality here.

Resilience is important in business. Here‘s what it means and why it matters.

 

Was there something this week that we missed? Share it with us in the comments!