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HOUSTON—As with the CRE industry as a whole, the use of technology in the construction industry is slowing evolving from a manual and paper-dependent industry. CEMEX, a global building materials company headquartered in Houston, has been at the forefront of the evolution. In this exclusive, Joel Galassini, regional president, Texas and New Mexico Region of CEMEX, discusses these innovations, the company’s platforms and other tech benefits.

GlobeSt.com: How has the construction industry changed in the last five years, driving the need for new and more technology? How will technology help the industry to grow in the next five years?

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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