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PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL: Executive Inc. How Ken Smerz is working to modernize the construction industry
When Ken Smerz founded ZELUS eight years ago, money was so tight, he and the team worked out of Papago Park to save on renting office space. A lot has changed since then. ZELUS now has over 110 employees in two states (and yes, their very own offices). In this profile in Phoenix Business Journal, Ken shares ZELUS’s exciting growth […]
GEO WEEK NEWS: Best Practices in BIM Project Management
BIM technology is moving the construction industry into the digital world. BIM has the power to reduce errors and costs, but as with any emerging technology, there is a learning curve in understanding how to best use it.
AUTHORITY MAGAZINE: Laura Newbrough of ZELUS on Five Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Remote Team
Laura Newbrough, SHRM-CP, is the HR Director at ZELUS, is proud to work for a company where 40 percent of the staff is referrals from another employee, and retention rates hover around 90 percent. In an interview with Authority Magazine, she shares how ZELUS has built a culture where employees can thrive, and discusses the intentional shifts they’ve made as […]
CONTRACTOR: Are We Headed Toward a Tech Skill Chasm?
Originally published by Randy Marks, Director of Operations at ZELUS, on Contractor Mag, Are We Headed Toward a Tech Skill Chasm? The adoption of technology in the construction industry in 2020 hit a record high, outpacing even the most aggressive forecasts. In fact, the annual State of Construction Tech report by JLL found the rate of tech adoption reached in just the […]
CONSTRUCTOR: Adaptive Rebirth
Why embrace adaptive reuse? Not only can repurposing existing spaces net positive ROI for building owners, but it also preserves the historical fabric of the locale. ZELUS CEO Ken Smerz shares why adaptive reuse is gaining traction in 2021, and how 3d modeling and BIM technology make it easier than ever to reimagine existing spaces for new uses. Read more […]