In 2019, an eSub Construction Software article predicted construction phase services trends for 2020. At the time, no one knew about the impending COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it would have on the entire world. Though 2020 slowed down the industry as many projects were put on hold, the industry grew in 2021 and will continue to grow through 2022.
The eSub article listed 10 construction trends the author believed would extend into 2020. Some trends remain constant while advancements are made in other areas transforming trends to meet current market demands.
The Trends that were expected in 2020
According to the article, the following were important trends to watch going into 2020. We believe these trends are still relevant to the construction industry today and we are excited to see how they develop in the future.
- Construction management software
- Green technology
- Modular and prefabricated construction
- Safety equipment
- Project management solutions
- Building information modeling
- Virtual/augmented reality
- Rising costs and labor shortages
These trends continue to be relevant in 2021 and into 2022. It is important to stay knowledgeable about changes in the industry to remain competitive and provide the best services for our clients.
OEI Construction Phase Services
OEI offers an extensive list of construction phase services to our clients. These services include:
- Project management and administration
- Surveillance services
- Vertical and horizontal project subspecialists
- Multi-jurisdictional permitting
- And more
We take pride in being a leading architectural and engineering firm. By staying up to date on industry trends, we are aware of the best practices, technologies, techniques, and materials so we can supply our clients with the solutions that fit their needs for time, budget, and environmental impact.
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