Despite a tough and unpredictable 2020, the construction industry saw significant advancements in 2021. This year has been full of innovation and 2022 is set to be a year of even further growth and success for construction businesses.
New technology is driving the construction industry forwards at accelerating speeds and this is leading the way into some exciting new trends. These trends are changing the way the whole industry and every construction business operates.
Adopting these new trends as quickly as possible will be extremely valuable for construction businesses. To help you stay ahead of the curve in 2022, here are three exciting new construction trends that are expected to come along next year.
- BIM Development
Building information modeling has gone through a significant transformation in the r last decade and this is only going to continue in 2022 as new BIM technology is developed.
Prior to the development of new BIM technology, the construction industry relied on hand-drawn models. Now, architects and construction professionals sophisticated BIM tools to create accurate 3D digital models of their work prior to construction. These tools work through sophisticated artificial intelligence and cloud-based platforms
The BIM market has seen an annual growth rate of 21.6% in the last five years, and it is set to reach $11.54 billion in 2022. Adopting this exciting new BIM technology in early 2022 will set your construction company ahead of the competition.
- Remote Working
Since the pandemic began, construction businesses have been adopting an increasing number of remote working tools to continue operating efficiently.
More advanced mobile applications and software will be developed in the upcoming year as construction teams collaborate from remote locations. These applications enable workers to access real-time reports and accurate updates on their projects.
Advanced applications can be implemented in your business to boost team collaboration without needing physical access to workspaces or materials. They can be used to save on construction site labor costs and other expenses to maximize your profits.
- 3D Printing
Although there is still some further development needed before this technology becomes commercially available to all constriction businesses, 3D printing has made significant advancements in recent years.
It’s likely that 2022 will pave the way for even more advancements in the 3D printing world and this provides construction business owners, engineers, and architects with a plethora of new opportunities.
They can use this new technology to create more intricate designs and produce custom-designed components or parts as and when required. This process may also reduce turnaround times for a variety of small and large-scale projects.
In the modern-day, the success of your construction business largely lies in the technologies that you use. As we begin a new year, there are lots of exciting new technologies and tools that every construction company can adopt to further expand and enhance their business operations.
Following these trends and implementing the right systems into your existing business model will ensure that you stand out above the crowd as we enter 2022.
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