BD+C Magazine Article: “Industrial Building Sector Construction, While Healthy, might also be Flattening”

BD+C Magazine Article: “Industrial Building Sector Construction, While Healthy, might also be Flattening”
Greg Brogley, PE, PMP, Strategic Business Unit Manager, Facilities Northern Operations and Senior Vice President, was recently featured in a Building Design+Construction article that showcases the publication’s Industrial Giants who reported increases in the sector last year, despite the marginal decline in construction of industrial buildings over the past five years overall. Within, Greg discusses the ever-important need for scheduling due to ongoing supply chain delays and shortages and our Mexico operations’ newfound niche designing distribution centers with automated storage and retrieval systems. The article also highlights the facility SSOE designed in central Mexico for automotive supplier Continental, dubbed “plant of the future” for its innovative bells and whistles. Continue Reading →

LATINtalk eJournal Article: “Navigating the Complexities to a Successful Outcome”

LATINtalk eJournal Article: “Navigating the Complexities to a Successful Outcome”
Erick Kuri, Mexico Business Leader and Operations Manager, recently authored an article in LATINtalk eJournal. Many industry leaders from other countries want to establish operations in or transfer them to Mexico. As part of this process, it’s imperative that they understand the complex process of obtaining permits and other legal aspects. These may vary from one region to another but are equally complex nationwide. One of the biggest challenges companies face is the time it takes to navigate legal and permitting requirements, which is often not built into the project schedule. In the article, Erick shares key perspectives and strategies for the permitting and legal process that owners need to navigate in Mexico. Continue Reading →

Connection Magazine: The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum: “Mergers and Acquisitions, Understanding the Process and Navigating Career Trajectory after Expansion”

Connection Magazine: The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum: “Mergers and Acquisitions, Understanding the Process and Navigating Career Trajectory after Expansion”
In this recent Connection Magazine: The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum article, SSOE’s Laura Morton, AIA, NCARB, Senior Architect, and Betsy Hurner, Vice President of Corporate Development, discuss mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the AEC industry. They share their experience during SSOE’s recent acquisition of the 100-year-old Southeast U.S. firm formerly known as Stevens & Wilkinson. Within the article, Laura offers her viewpoint as an architect at the firm being acquired, while Betsy elaborates on the M&A process at a large A/E corporation. Continue Reading →

Lab Manager: “Using the Cloud’s Latest Technologies for Data Integrity, Security, and Scheduling”

Lab Manager: “Using the Cloud’s Latest Technologies for Data Integrity, Security, and Scheduling”
In this recent Lab Manager article, SSOE’s Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Director of Project Technology, discusses what cloud technology has to offer to the AEC industry. Firms not only need to invest in this technology, but she explains how it will only be optimally beneficial if frontline leaders recognize and champion the benefits and engage in the necessary processes for their employees’ success. Continue Reading →

Engineering News-Record: “How to Better Connect Construction”

Engineering News-Record: “How to Better Connect Construction”
The construction industry is typically slow to adopt new technologies. However, in this Engineering News-Record article Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Director of Project Technology and Senior Associate discusses how connected construction is becoming increasingly popular as stakeholders realize the improved experience.   Continue Reading →