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Construction Processes, Financial

US commercial real estate to grow through 2019

October 13, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Despite the ULI’s findings, Bloomberg recently reported that the suburban office market is on an upward march as older millennials opt to move away from urban centers to smaller, more affordable cities nearby. And employers are tagging along. One of the contributing factors […]


Construction Techniques

5 Solar Construction Trends Shaping the Industry

October 9, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

The future is a scary place when you’re in a red hot industry such as solar construction, because there’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next. You’re constantly wondering: Will this keep up? Will some new innovation […]


Construction Processes, Financial

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

October 9, 2017

Via: www.bdcnetwork.com

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 Processes, Legal

A majority of Americans would pay more taxes for better roads

October 5, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The results of the HNTB poll mirror similar feedback from a national Bloomberg survey earlier this year, which found that just over half (55%) of Americans would support an increase in the federal gas tax if it meant improvements to roads and […]


Construction Techniques

Attention to detail from the deck-up in California’s wine country

September 18, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Northern California is known as a wine lover’s paradise. Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see and history runs deep through every bottle. Established in 1933 by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo, the E & J Gallo Winery […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Pelican Improves Worker Safety Remote Area Light

September 6, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the long-awaited launch of the new safety certified Pelican™ 9455 remote area lighting system (RALS), attaining the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Seattle Partners withdraws $521M bid for KeyArena redevelopment

September 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The city of Seattle issued a request for proposals back in January with an eye toward hosting an NBA team — to replace the SuperSonics — or an NHL team. Conditions of the proposal required that any potential developer would have to […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Developers break ground on $150M Los Angeles mixed-use project

September 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Live-work-play developments are still springing up in major cities, but those who are in the surrounding communities are looking to bring that urban walkability to their neighborhoods as well. In October, another Los Angeles–area developer, Westfield Corp., proposed replacing an […]


Construction Processes, Procurement

Making retail pay: what is the future for retail construction, analytics and development?

August 30, 2017

Via: Construction Global

In the construction sector, retail continues to be a growth market. Making efficient use of available space in new developments offers better opportunity for companies involved in construction. But with the growth of online shopping and continued concern about the […]


Construction Processes, Design

US residential solar takes a dip as business models change

August 29, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Though 2017 breaks a long trend of growth in residential solar, the sector looks to be undergoing a transition to focus on profitability as markets mature, competition intensifies and the cost of bringing in new customers increases, Utility Dive reported. […]