ACC Construction Blog

  • Construction Estimating Software: The Complete Guide 

    Construction Estimating Software: The Complete Guide 

    The process of building isn’t what it used to be. Construction projects have gotten more complex over the years, and material and labor costs are increasing. Nonetheless, project starts are on the...

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  • The Rise of the Modern Estimator

    The Rise of the Modern Estimator

    What we in America call Estimators, and what the rest of the world calls Surveyors, have been around for thousands of years. Today, estimators are the unsung heroes of a project team. No matter...

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  • Free Master Class for Project Managers: Best Practices for Project & Cost Management

    Free Master Class for Project Managers: Best Practices for Project & Cost Management

    Everyone working on a project has the goal of delivering it on time and within budget, but few team members feel this quite as keenly as construction project managers.  As the project manager,...

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  • Advance Your Career with Autodesk’s Construction Master Class Series

    Advance Your Career with Autodesk’s Construction Master Class Series

    The construction industry is facing some major hurdles, particularly when it comes to labor and manpower.  According to a 2022 analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the...

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  • Driving Quality and Improving Communication to Prepare for New Regulations with Vrolijk in the Netherlands

    Driving Quality and Improving Communication to Prepare for New Regulations with Vrolijk in the Netherlands

    Construction company Vrolijk is based in Breda, the Netherlands. They plan, design and build for the logistics, leisure and housing sector in the country. Over the last few years, Vrolijk has...

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  • 3 Must-Have Features You Need in Your Estimating Software 

    3 Must-Have Features You Need in Your Estimating Software 

    Estimating is one of the most complex parts of the construction process. And done inaccurately, you risk losing the bid, or worse, profits.   Thankfully cloud-based software solutions enable teams...

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  • Construction Project Management Software: Choosing the Best Solution

    Construction Project Management Software: Choosing the Best Solution

    Table of Contents: What is Construction Management Software? The Benefits of Construction Management Software Key Features to Look for in Construction Project Management Software Use Cases for...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Ben Feltham, Director of Integrated Digital Delivery at Aecon

    Behind the Build: Interview with Ben Feltham, Director of Integrated Digital Delivery at Aecon

    The construction industry is ever-evolving, with a heightened focus on staying agile, efficient, and sustainable. It’s imperative to have the right technologies and partnership to help with new...

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  • 5 Types of Subcontractor Software Transforming the Trades 

    5 Types of Subcontractor Software Transforming the Trades 

    Subcontracting is a time-honored tradition. Even back in the Middle Ages, large endeavors were broken down into skill-specific projects and contracted out to the guilds. The masons, architects,...

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  • Guide to Top 2022-23 Construction Conferences & Events

    Guide to Top 2022-23 Construction Conferences & Events

    Over the past couple of years, the construction industry has had to rapidly adapt to shifting markets and industry-wide challenges, which has resulted in new customer expectations. 2022 is no...

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  • Submit Your Exceptional Construction Project for an Autodesk Excellence Award 

    Submit Your Exceptional Construction Project for an Autodesk Excellence Award 

    Every day, incredible projects are finished around the world thanks to the hard work and innovation of the construction industry. This industry drives real world change and shapes our cities while...

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  • Why subcontractors can’t afford to wait until ten past midnight for the Building Safety Bill

    Why subcontractors can’t afford to wait until ten past midnight for the Building Safety Bill

    The upcoming Building Safety Bill, which received Royal Assent in April making it the Building Safety Act, represents a fundamental shift in the way we operate, and will require cultural and...

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  • What Is Construction Management?

    What Is Construction Management?

    Construction management is a term used to describe a service provided by construction managers (CMs), who are there to manage a project’s schedule and quality. They work with costs, the supply...

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  • How Project Managers Can Prepare for the Future of Construction 

    How Project Managers Can Prepare for the Future of Construction 

    Project managers have always taken critical roles on construction projects. Over my career, I’ve worked as a project engineer, BIM coordinator, and MEP manager. The project managers I worked...

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  • Behind the Build: Interview with Ben Fiedler, Staff Consultant at Benchmark, Inc.

    Behind the Build: Interview with Ben Fiedler, Staff Consultant at Benchmark, Inc.

    The importance of digital transformation in the construction industry cannot be overstated. Equipping your teams with the right apps and platforms helps them to work faster and more efficiently....

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  • Streamline Construction Photo Management with Machine Learning

    Streamline Construction Photo Management with Machine Learning

    Picture this: you’re working on an important project and you want to see the progress in order to release payments to one of your trade partners.   You open your construction management software...

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  • 4 Must-Have Traits for a Successful BIM and VDC Career 

    4 Must-Have Traits for a Successful BIM and VDC Career 

    There’s something special about being able to walk through a space fully understanding the design intent before anything is ever constructed. As someone with an architectural background, I...

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  • 10 Essential Types of Construction Documents

    10 Essential Types of Construction Documents

    Construction documents help keep your projects organized and guide the construction process from start to finish. Having access to these construction documents puts information into the hands of...

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  • Have You Tried?: Executive Level Cross Project Budget Report in Autodesk Build 

    Have You Tried?: Executive Level Cross Project Budget Report in Autodesk Build 

    With hundreds of updates to Autodesk Construction Cloud products in the last year alone, keeping tabs on all these new changes can feel overwhelming. Chances are you’ve heard about recent big,...

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  • 12 Skills Every Successful Construction Project Manager Should Have

    12 Skills Every Successful Construction Project Manager Should Have

    Top Resources for Construction Project Managers “If you’re looking for a relaxing profession, choose construction management.” – said no experienced construction project manager ever. While a...

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