Dirt Work

Episodes

Using AI to Level the Playing Field between Homeowners and Service Providers

Navigating the infrastructure, land and relationships in construction. Host Adam Morrisey interviews global leaders in the built environment exploring the people, ideas and innovations guiding the construction and civil engineering industries into the future.   Can data revolutionize how homeowners manage and maintain their property? The new age of smart homes is here, and Dirt Work is getting to […]

Equitable Cities IV: How the Business Community Impacts City Development

Navigating the infrastructure, land and relationships in construction. Host Adam Morrisey interviews global leaders in the built environment exploring the people, ideas and innovations guiding the construction and civil engineering industries into the future.   On this episode of Dirt Work, we concluded our Equity Cities mini-series by discussing the role that the business community […]

Equitable Cities III: Addressing Inequality and Enacting the Change Our Cities Need

  On this episode of Dirt Work, host Adam Morrisey continued the show’s series on the topic of equitable cities by discussing the role that real estate developers, bankers and community initiatives have on the future of our cities with Dallas-area business leaders Tim and Terrence Maiden. Terrence serves as CEO of Russell Glen, a […]

Equitable Cities II: How Community-Oriented Development Builds Socioeconomic Viability

  On this episode of Dirt Work, we continued our conversation on the topic of equitable cities by discussing community-oriented development with Innovan Neighborhoods founder Maggie Parker. Parker is a member of Dallas Business Journal’s 2019 40 under 40 Class, as well as the recipient of the 2020 Juanita Craft Humanitarian Award and the founder […]

Equitable Cities: The Impact of Policy

  Texas Rep. Carl Sherman joined Dirt Work for a courageous conversation on the impact of policy on urban planning and the equitability of cities. Sherman has been identified as a transformational leader in faith, government and business. As a member of the Texas House of Representatives, he proudly represents District 109, which includes many […]

The Resiliency of the Hospitality Industry

  Jaime Bravo, General Manager of Hotel Bardo, a boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, joined us on Dirt Work to discuss the future of hospitality, picking up from a previous Dirt Work episode conversation when Global Architecture firm founder Scott Lowe said the future will be defined by hotels with less than 50 guest rooms. Hotels are an ultra-operational […]

Constants and Variables in Architecture & Design: Dirt Work

Every month Adam Morrisey navigates infrastructure, land, and relationships of the construction industry on Dirt Work. Founder and Partner of Global Architecture Firm, 5G Studio, Scott Lowe joined us to discuss the architecture process and changes impacting the industry. 5G was founded in 2005 and has grown to an internationally renown firm. Headquartered and founded […]

Emphasizing Education in Real Estate: Dirt Work

  Joseph Cahoon, Director of Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU’s Cox School of Business, joined us on the most recent episode of Dirt Work to discuss the cross-section of education and real estate in light of invocation and changes brought forth by the coronavirus pandemic. SMU successfully transitioned over 10,000 students to remote […]

COVID-19 Continues to Change the Retail Real Estate Landscape 

  On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Austin Clinkscales, Principal at Ladera Properties, a real estate developer, investment firm and operator focused on the retail sector in Texas and Oklahoma, to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted that already ever-changing retail real estate market. Retail is a tough business because of inherent limitations to control […]

Real Estate, Entrepreneurship and Navigating Uncertain Times: Dirt Work

  On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Bob Campana of Campana Capital, a real estate development and investment firm based in Cleveland, OH. Born into a family of entrepreneurs, Bob told the story of his family’s manufacturing business, which he later joined, in the steel, foundry and pipe and tubing industries and shared lessons applicable to people and […]

The History and Community Outreach Guiding Civil Engineering: Dirt Work

  On this episode of Dirt Work, we were joined by Christopher Hernandez of Kimley-Horn. We broke down Civil Engineering to one of its core purposes, which is to navigate the relationship between land and the people that inhabit it. From roots in ancient Mesopotamia and the Far East, to help people protect themselves from […]

The Past, Present and Future of Airport Development

  The majority of our nation’s 70s-era airport infrastructure is lagging behind others in the world, where airports that have essentially evolved into tourist destinations of their own. Changi Airport in Singapore, for instance, offers gardens, children’s play areas, shopping centers, a free all-day movie theater, and a recently opened “living lab” that allows Changi […]

Dirt Work: 3D Visualization Tools from wec360˚ Disrupt Real Estate Selling Norms

  In the first episode of Dirt Work, brought to you by Trumont Construction and MarketScale, Adam Morrisey, Director at Trumont, visits with Tomas Jenneborg, CEO of wec360˚. wec360˚ is an up and coming Swedish 3D visualization firm that helps developers and property owners of both new construction projects and existing buildings rent out or […]