Items Tagged with 'construction tech'

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  • Elon Musk’s Boring Company to sell LEGO-like bricks that can be used to build housing

    Musk claims two people could build outer walls of a small house in two days
    Elon Musk may be more famous for building electric cars (and solar roof panels) at Tesla or launching one of those electric cars into space with SpaceX, but his other company is about to come out with a product that could be used to easily and quickly build new housing. Musk took to Twitter on Monday to announce that The Boring Company will soon sell “lifesize LEGO-like interlocking bricks” that can be used to build sculptures, buildings, or even houses.
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  • Japan’s SoftBank continues U.S. real estate push by leading $865 million investment in Katerra

    Makes sizable investment in construction disruptor
    In the last few years, Japanese technology company SoftBank Group has undertaken a significant move into the U.S. real estate and housing market with a series of investments and acquisitions. Now, SoftBank is making another move into U.S. real estate by leading a massive capital raise in Katerra, a company that wants to revolutionize the construction industry.
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  • Experts agree: Construction lending needs to change

    And here’s how
    At the NEXT women’s conference Thursday in Dallas, Texas, a panel of experts, moderated by our own Sarah Wheeler, managing editor of HW content solutions, gathered together to talk about the changes that need to come to the construction lending industry. Built CEO Chase Gilbert explained, “It’s a confusing and intimidating space but it doesn’t have to be.”
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