Tag: commercial


Construction planning inches higher despite commercial weakness

February 9, 2024

Via: Construction Dive

As expectations mount for the Fed to cut rates later this year, owners and developers will continue to gain confidence in market conditions in 2024 and into 2025, said Martin in the report. That should drive momentum in commercial activity […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Fed warns of stability risk from $24T commercial real estate market

October 24, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The commercial real estate market has slumped in recent years as working from home grew in popularity and borrowing costs surged. Since March 2022 Fed policymakers, aiming to slow the worst inflation in four decades, raised the benchmark interest rate […]


Dodge construction index rebuffs recession fears, hits 14-year high

July 12, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Though the slight increase wasn’t dramatic, Dodge chief economist Richard Branch said it’s another data point that shows a sign of strength in the construction industry. A total of 27 projects with a value of $100 million or more entered […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

February 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

While the value of multifamily starts declined overall, some of the top markets have been holding fairly steady and even saw starts increase last year. In fact, multifamily was the main driver of construction activity in York City last year, […]

Construction Processes, Financial

The right funding mechanism can help move your project forward

December 9, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Funding mechanisms like New Markets Tax Credits, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, and Historic Tax Credits are familiar tools to many—but not all— of our clients. Don’t make the mistake of assuming these mechanisms don’t apply to your organization. They […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator inches lower in July

September 17, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 8.5 months in July 2019, down 0.3 months or 2.9% from June 2019, when CBI stood at 8.8 months. “Construction backlog declined in all four major regions […]

Construction Techniques

New York firm claims world’s largest 3D-printed home

July 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

S-Squared officially unveiled its ARCS technology in December and, at the time, said the machine could be used to build all types of structures — residential, commercial and infrastructure — from 500 square feet to 1 million square feet in […]

Construction Processes, Design

Regional Design Work Remains Steady Even as Fees Tighten, Uncertainties Rise

June 11, 2019

Via: ENR

The West continues to outperform most other regions in terms of population growth, economic stability and demand for construction and design services. Market strengths include hospitality, health care, housing and offices. “We see multifamily housing staying strong throughout 2019 and […]


Los Angeles development booming

March 14, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) is in the midst of a building boom. With residential, commercial, retail, office space underway, developers are meeting strong demand for an urban live-work-play lifestyle in the city. At the end of 2018, there were almost […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Fighting Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

June 29, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Wage theft is a serious problem in the United States that affects workers in many industries. The construction industry, both residential and commercial, is not immune to the growing epidemic of wage theft. Wage theft occurs when a worker is […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Commercial Construction Trends: Highs and Lows of 2017

January 5, 2018

Via: Hard Hat Chat

As we close in on the final days of 2017, it’s time once again for our annual commercial construction blog post reflecting back on the positives – and the negatives – that have impacted our business and the industry as […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Commercial Construction Index finds high optimism in U.S. commercial construction industry

December 11, 2017


Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors remain optimistic about the current and forward-looking health of the sector, according to the Q3 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index’), released today. Nearly all contractors […]

Construction Techniques

Bringing Heavy Civil Construction into Digital Age

December 8, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

How Construction Management Software is Meeting the Evolving Expectations of a Tech-Savvy Workforce The technological advances of the past 30 years, especially in the areas of mobile technology and specialized software, have revolutionized the world of business. From allowing employees […]