Tag: chicago

Construction Processes, Legal

Governor halts Chicago migrant camp construction amid soil concerns

December 5, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Montreal-based security services firm GardaWorld started construction last week on the temporary, tent-like structures in Brighton Park, under a $29 million contract with the city, according to NBC Chicago, which also said that the site was once used as a […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Chicago Contractor Faces $400K Penalty for Lead Violations

February 7, 2023

Via: ENR

A Chicago-based contractor has been handed a $400,000 penalty for alleged violations of federal Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting regulations known as the RRP rule. The penalty is part of a settlement announced Jan. 30 between the U.S. Environmental Protection […]


Chicago-area concrete producers, engineers union reach tentative agreement to end strike

July 26, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

For some time, Chicago-area builders relied on their sand and gravel stockpiles, but a month into the strike, contractors had to turn to other states to find materials for jobsites. Though some contractors found ways to continue concrete work, other […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

The Real Deal names Chicago’s top contractors

August 22, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Power Construction is working with developer JDL on the 1.5 million-square-foot, mixed-use One Chicago development, which will feature two towers — one 50 stories and the other 77 stories — rising from a 10-story podium. This, according to the Real […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago’s $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

December 3, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Lincoln Yards project, which could create 2,500 construction jobs during the first decade of building, reportedly was one of the developments included in Chicago’s bid for Amazon’s $5 billion second U.S. headquarters, which the internet retailing giant ended up […]

Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B will transform historic Chicago hospital to hotel

June 15, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Redevelopments of older properties are always a challenge, particularly, as in the case of Cook County Hospital, when the structures have been neglected and are in various stages of decay. Crews working on the redevelopment of Pier 70 in San […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Chicago approves $700M mixed-use project, includes city’s future 6th-tallest tower

February 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The Chicago Plan Commission has voted to authorize the $700 million One Chicago Square, a mixed-use project that includes what will be the city’s sixth tallest building when complete, according to Engineering News-Record. The taller of two skyscrapers will rise […]

Construction Processes, Design

Valspar helps diversify new project amongst iconic downtown Chicago buildings

November 22, 2016

Via: BDCNetwork

In a city as dense as Chicago, new building projects often have very limited space to make their mark. From its iconic skyline that features the colossal Willis Tower, formerly Sears, to the vast swath of buildings throughout downtown and […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago facing major hurdles in proposed $2.3B rail project

October 3, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

The CTA, however, is not the only transportation authority facing significant challenges when it comes to rail projects. The scramble for enough money to achieve even a small percentage of the necessary repairs and upgrades needed to fix crumbling roads […]

Construction Processes, Design

Chicago officials award Arup $6M contract to develop designs for Union Station overhaul

July 13, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

Arup will provide a proposal to the city in approximately 18 months, giving officials an idea of total project costs. After that, it is estimated that any significant work will not get underway for five or more years. Some of […]