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Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Private Investment Seeks Gain As Infrastructure Politics Shift

December 6, 2018

Via: ENR

With politics shifting on U.S. infrastructure investment in the wake of the November midterm results, public-private partnership participants offered differing perspectives last month in Washington, D.C., on how the project finance approach will fit into looming federal legislation and burgeoning […]


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, Financial

Federal government agrees to $1.2B Seattle light-rail grant

November 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The project’s initial budget has grown from an estimated $2.4 billion, reportedly because of increased costs of land, materials, debt financing, rail cars and system design features, on top of a required $170 million contingency required by the FTA as […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Dodge: Total October construction starts up 21% to $864B

November 26, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As Dodge’s October starts report shows, the U.S. construction industry continues to benefit from airport projects, some supported by billions of annual Federal Aviation Administration funding, some by airlines and airports, while other are continuing to turn to public-private partnerships. […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Feds announce $491M of new border wall contracts

November 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Earlier this month, CBP and the Army Corps announced that it had given a $145 million contract to SLSCO for similar levee wall work in the McAllen Station area of the Rio Grande Valley. This and the other two November […]


Construction Processes, Financial

AECOM May Consider Market Shifts Amid Profit Shortfall

November 15, 2018

Via: ENR

AECOM delivered some good news in reporting its latest quarter and year-end results on Nov. 12, noting records in both revenue, which rose 8% to $20.2 billion for fiscal 2018 and in backlog, up 14% to $54.1 billion. But the […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

SLSCO wins $145M border wall contract

November 6, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

This marks the first new wall construction contract under President Donald Trump’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements executive order, which he issued back in January 2017, almost immediately after taking office. The directive, among other immigration-related items, calls for […]


Construction Processes, Financial

U.S. Construction Spending Hits $1,329.5 Billion in September

November 1, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,329.5 billion in September 2018. This is just 0.05% higher than August’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,318.5 billion to $1,328.8 billion. July’s estimate was also revised up […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Developer plans $2B pop-up city for Orlando metro area

October 31, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Developers around the country, like Palmeira, don’t let distance from metropolitan centers keep them from launching projects intent on attracting businesses and residents that want an urban atmosphere. One of the latest urban-style developments in a suburb is JBG’s planned […]


Construction Processes, Financial

How seasoned construction pros handle the cost of scaling up

October 25, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

An upturn in home-buying and commercial development is a boon for the construction industry, but the pressure to grow can squeeze construction companies grappling with cash flow, expenses and expansion. In April, privately-owned housing starts jumped 12.4%, to an annualized […]