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Reality Capture Network Conference 2022

Last week, our VDC Director, Reed Gallagher, attended the 2nd Annual Reality Capture Network Conference in Boise, Idaho! This three-day event was packed with engaging presentations, panel discussions, and new #technology demonstrations.

The future of laser scanning is advanced together! Reed had a great time reviewing the latest tech and connecting with fellow AEC professionals!

Touring Uber With MSOE’s Women in Construction!

On Friday, Milwaukee School of Engineering Women in Construction students had the opportunity to tour one of our completed #interiors projects—Uber’s Chicago Talent Hub in Chicago’s Old Post Office! A huge shoutout to Project #Intern, Tramyqua Allen from MSOE for planning this day to showcase #construction projects to these young women in construction!

Building Houses for Chicagoland Women

Our Women In Construction continue to bring it on every day! Teamforce—including Executive Construction Project Manager Kara Holcomb—built homes today for Chicagoland women thanks to the Habitat for Humanity Women Build Program. Women Build continues to unite women to build strength, stability, and equality. We’re proud to support their mission and be a part of this impactful day!

Showcasing Trades Careers to the Future Generation

Clear, proactive processes lead to successful… future #construction workers! Last night, we had a great time at the Resilient Project UPSTART Trades Fair that showcased trade careers to #Chicagoland high school students. Electricians, carpenters, engineers, and many other trades introduced students to their professions, and potential opportunities!

We’re proud to support Project UPSTART’s mission to provide lucrative career paths in the trades for non-college bound students. To learn more about their Apprenticeship Program, visit:

Northern Michigan University’s Women in Construction Day

We had a blast at #WomenInConstruction Day hosted by Northern Michigan University Construction Management Program at Technology Center of Dupage! 80 young women from high schools across Chicagoland interacted with professionals in the construction industry and explored hands-on building, urban planning, and virtual demos of trade #careers. We’re grateful to have volunteered for NMU and support their efforts to diversify the building profession.

Nearly 50 Organizations Supported So Far in 2022!

As we enter a vulnerable time of the year for many throughout Chicago, we’re humbled by the impact our Foundation and team members had on so many community organizations in need. If you’re looking to make a difference, too, please consider supporting these organizations.

We can’t do this without the generosity of our partners that have helped us support nearly 50 organizations so far in 2022! To learn more about our sponsors and the organizations we supported, check out our newsletter below!

For more information on the Foundation, visit:

Congratulations to Timothy Christian Schools on their New Trojan Stadium!

Congratulations to Timothy Christian Schools on the Grand Opening of their new Trojan Stadium! Students, faculty, and families gathered on Saturday to celebrate the new track and field complex that will enhance their athletic programs and #community.

We are so grateful for our trusted partnership with TCS and to have collaborated with AMDG Architects, Inc. V3 Companies FieldTurf Track Surfaces Company Southern Bleacher Company on this project!

Celebrating National Tradespeople Day All Year Round

Happy National Tradespeople Day! Today and every day, we show appreciation to our trade partners and their role in projects’ success!

With a bring-it-on attitude, our tradespeople prove that nothing is impossible! We’re grateful for their continued hard work and dedication to build Chicago and beyond.

Reed Gallagher at This Year’s Reality Capture Network Conference

Clear processes lead to… more collaborative educational opportunities! Executive Construction VDC Director Reed Gallagher is one of the featured industry leaders speaking at this year’s Reality Capture Network Conference in October! Stay tuned to see his experience as both a speaker and attendee at this informative event that connects passionate technology professionals!

To learn more about the conference, visit: https://www.realitycapturenetwork.conference2022

Laser Scanning in Our Own Hillside Office!

Great technological innovations are made together, this time in our own office! Our VDC team recently executed a full scan of our Hillside building to test out the NavVis VLX scanner.

We’re excited to explore new cutting-edge technologies and equipment to efficiently capture jobsites and continue to transform the #AEC industry.