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Construction Processes, Financial

St. Louis sees a $750M hotel construction boom

August 6, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Boutique hotels like the Hotel Saint Louis try to create a more intimate feel for guests, provide upscale amenities and are typically located in urban areas. For example, the addition to the Autograph Collection brand will focus on the history […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Silicon Valley Firm Thinks Beyond Tech

July 23, 2018

Via: ENR

Devcon Construction has built some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative structures, but its work extends far beyond the tech industry, with a diverse portfolio of nonprofit, institutional and large-scale development projects. The Milpitas, Calif.-based firm is on pace for about […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Report: Construction execs positive on short-term growth despite rising material prices, labor shortage

July 10, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Not even a month ago, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation’s Vertical Market Outlook Series – Construction report also said that both residential and commercial construction markets should continue to grow by at least 5% through the end of this […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial, Sustainability

Turner to lead $200M Cincinnati soccer stadium project

July 2, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Major League Soccer announced that it had awarded Cincinnati a franchise in May, but work began on a stadium plan well before then. The club’s owners agreed to pay for stadium construction and licensing fees, which total $350 million, but […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Global cement giant Lafarge charged with financing terror

June 29, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Lafarge hit a bump in its U.S. operations when, in 2008, attention turned to the amount of mercury Lafarge and other cement plant operators were pumping into the environment in Seattle, New York and other locations. At its facility in Ravenna, New York, […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial, Sustainability

Boston Green Line extension holds ‘real’ groundbreaking

June 27, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Light rail projects such as the Green Line extension are intended to reduce congestion and make cities more livable, as well as provide commuters with better access to jobs and services that are sometimes out of reach if they don’t […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Politics Fuel Changing Prices

June 27, 2018

Via: ENR

Washington was a key driver of second-quarter energy costs, with political actions and regulatory intervention affecting power sources from oil and coal to solar and wind. In May, U.S. crude reached $70 per barrel—for the first time since November 2014. […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Pulse: Project News for the Week of July 2, 2018

June 26, 2018

Via: ENR

Alabama The Alabama Dept. of Transportation is planning to construct additional lanes along a 4.8-mile section of Interstate 59 in Tuscaloosa, from south of County Road 1900 (Black Warrior Parkway) interchange to State Route 6/U.S. 82. The project is valued […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Construction to begin on Amazon warehouse in Michigan

June 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Amazon, according to the Grand Rapids News, will lease the property and receive $4 million in state incentives in exchange for choosing the Gaines Charter Township site over others in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. The state money reportedly is […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business Case Study

June 25, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Thanks to a $40 million lead investment from Mike and Marian Ilitch, the largest gift that was ever received by Wayne State University, WSU’s first entirely new construction building was able to become a reality. The Wayne State University Mike […]