Construction by the Numbers

Welcome to the first episode of “Construction by the Numbers” hosted by Suffolk’s Vice President of Strategy Nicole Mills. In these bi-monthly reports, Nicole will provide updates on what’s happening with the economy and insights into how those updates are affecting the construction industry. Click below to learn more!

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Soon, we will be able to construct an entire high rise building … with a printer.

Those of us who have worked in the construction industry for years have used printers to produce project plans, contracts, proposals and other important documents that are critical to the construction management process. But who would have thought that we would someday be using printers to actually construct the buildings themselves! This might sound like science fiction or fantasy but it’s becoming a reality with the use of 3D Printing technology, a state-of-the-art innovation that could completely transform the building construction industry as we know it and redefine the way we think about design, manufacturing and construction. Continue Reading ›