Are You Lean Like Toyota, or Do You Waste Resources?

By | June 21st, 2017|Commercial Real Estate, Construction, HingePoint|

Toyota and Lean Land in Plano, Texas If you know anything about Toyota North America headquarters, you probably heard it is moving to Plano, Texas. They are building a remarkable new headquarters building near Legacy West. But what you might not know is that [...]

In ‘BIMtopian’ World, Project Atlas is Bridge Between 2D and BIM

By | June 19th, 2017|BIM, HingePoint|

Before Project Atlas became an actual possibility that could revolutionize paperless construction sites, there were two Rogers O’Brien Construction employees hoping to answer a simple question. Joe Williams and Todd Wynne were trying to answer the question for a presentation: “What does the future [...]

SharePoint Out of Box Tips and Tricks From SharePoint Consultants

By | June 16th, 2017|HingePoint, SharePoint|

As SharePoint consultants and integrators, we find and are constantly trained on how to best use the SharePoint platform. If you do not know, SharePoint has been sold since 2001. The Microsoft platform was created to manage company documents. These days it is packed [...]

Star in Frisco Brings Major Developments to Collin County

By | June 14th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate, HingePoint|

David Greenleaf, a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan, visited the team’s new world headquarters recently and was so excited he told all his Facebook friends he was going to become a member of the gym at the facility. But this isn’t in Arlington where one [...]

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fights for More than Fire Prevention

By | June 12th, 2017|HingePoint|

Did you know that one of the oldest organizations that advocates for life safety also creates the National Electrical Code? A lot of people don’t know the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the developer of the National Electrical Code. All electricians and electrical [...]

Data in Your Revit or BIM Model Equals Power, HDR Lead Architect says

By | June 9th, 2017|BIM, Construction, HingePoint, Revit Model, Revit Plugin|

Having the right data in your Revit or BIM model translates into power. Don’t believe that statement? Ask HDR Inc. HDR is an architecture, engineering and consulting firm that was founded in 1917. It’s employee owned with 10,000 employees. The firm has worked in [...]

Legacy West Instantly Becomes New Attraction

By | June 7th, 2017|Commercial Real Estate, HingePoint|

Last week when Legacy West opened, Windrose Avenue was closed to traffic so visitors could walk in the large boulevard and see the new development. The new Liberty Mutual building on the horizon--which is still being built--seemed to symbolize that Legacy West is not fully [...]

A Quick Look at North Texas Development in Plano & Frisco

By | May 31st, 2017|AEC, BIM, Commercial Real Estate, HingePoint|

North Texas development is so massive, it can be difficult to know what development is going where and what companies are moving to Plano vs. Frisco. Legacy West and Plano Right now, some of the best brands call Plano home: Dell Services, Dr. Pepper [...]

Community Resilience Planning Guide Helps Communities

By | May 25th, 2017|HingePoint|

Want to learn how to plan a project from the people who help communities prepare for disasters? During the AEI 2017 Conference, a panel of speakers from Community Resilience Panel for Buildings and Infrastructure Systems shared how they make disaster recovery plans for big [...]

SharePoint Virtual Summit Showcases SharePoint, OneDrive New Features

By | May 16th, 2017|HingePoint, SharePoint|

SharePoint and OneDrive continue to receive more features to better collaborate and govern sharing with teams inside and outside a company. Microsoft has positioned itself to be the tool to transform business processes by automating work, making it easy to harness collective knowledge by [...]