Tag: building boom

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Boston Becomes First City to Shutter Construction Sites Because of Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

Via: ENR

In the middle of a building boom, Boston officials are shutting down all construction in the city over mounting concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. Starting March 17, contractors and builders across the city will be required to shut […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Tariffs rain on Seattle’s building boom

August 27, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Mortenson tracks costs in several U.S. markets, and tariffs have affected the company’s projections for them all through the rest of the year, although the expected cost increases vary from metro to metro. In Chicago, the company expects cost increases […]