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Construction Processes, Financial, Uncategorized

NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan

January 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The $175 billion plan includes: $87 billion for surface transportation, including bridges and tunnels $35 billion for environmental facilities and parks $11 billion for economic and community development projects $9 billion for affordable, high-quality housing $19 billion for school construction […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Austin, Texas, program requires contractors, developers to pay for employee parking

January 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

A new pilot project designed to curb parking issues near construction sites in downtown Austin, Texas, will require general contractors to arrange and pay for off-street parking for their employees. Implemented Jan. 2, the two-year Downtown Construction Workers Parking Pilot […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

High speed, high tech: how contractors keep up with data center construction

January 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

For construction companies building data centers, speed is everything. “End users aren’t looking to wait a year for a secure and reliable facility,” said Jason Walker, senior project manager for HITT Contracting. “So projects like Vantage’s … go from pad-ready […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report: Real estate leasing will continue to expand in 2020

January 22, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Elizabeth Norton, managing research director for Transwestern, said in a press release that “tight conditions and healthy expectations for e-commerce activity continue to drive industrial, while medical office is helping to bolster the office sector, which nears flatter conditions.” She […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Mortenson: Roof issues won’t delay $1.9B Allegiant Stadium opening

January 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Despite recent news reports that the completion date of Las Vegas’ new NFL stadium is in jeopardy due to issues with its roof installation, one of the project’s top construction managers said it is still on track for its scheduled […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Billions Will Be Spent on Public School Campus Projects in Coming Months

January 16, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Public school campuses are always busy places, but in about five months many of them will experience a different kind of activity. That’s because numerous school districts will launch major construction projects in the few summer months when students are […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Report: White House planning to divert additional $7.2B of military funds to border wall

January 15, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

There has already been reported pushback from lawmakers, both Republican and Democrat, about reallocating military funds again, with some expressing disdain at the administration’s attempts to divert Congressional funding after the fact. In order to make whole the Defense Department’s […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Towers for $5.7-Billion Gordie Howe Bridge Will Soon Begin to Rise

January 14, 2020

Via: ENR

Much has already been written about the $5.7-billion Gordie Howe International Bridge, scheduled to open between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, in late 2024. The new span will cross the Detroit River and provide an international crossing for truck traffic as […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

Construction employment increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019

January 13, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that its recent survey […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

3 Tips For Attaining Project Financial Control In The Construction Industry

January 10, 2020

Via: ENR

Project financial control involves more than summing historic values, it needs the controller to map the consequences of potential events and adjust the sliders to influence the outcomes. Like a DJ dropping the next track, the controller should drive the […]