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Construction Processes, Financial

Rising labor costs eat away at construction firms’ profits

June 23, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The clamor over construction’s labor crisis reached a fever pitch this week, with new evidence suggesting historic wage increases for low-skilled site workers are eating into contractors’ profits. Average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees in construction rose to […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Why construction stocks are like honey for the bear market

June 15, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

This week, the prospect of a recession got real. Scary real. Nearly six months into the stock market’s tumultuous ride, investors woke up Monday to see the claws of the bear now too late to duck: 40-year-high inflation for six […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Ohio county to spend more than $20 million on road construction

June 10, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Montgomery County in Ohio plans to spend about $21 million improving the its streets and bridges in the coming years. According to the Dayton Daily News, the projects include more than $2.7 million for asphalt resurfacing this year, a $900,000 […]


Construction Processes, Financial

US Military Commits Billions in Construction Contracts for Military Facilities in Guam

June 6, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. Navy has awarded more than $1 billion worth of contracts and task orders for work on military bases on the Pacific Island of Guam, most for Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, which is intended to accommodate thousands of […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Biden Administration Highlights IIJA’s $13.5B for Tribal Infrastructure

May 31, 2022

Via: ENR

As the Biden administration continues to distribute more of the funds from the $1.2-trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, one focus is the law’s record funding for tribal infrastructure, including roads and bridges, drinking water, wastewater treatment and broadband. Mitch […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Inflation impacting infrastructure spending in Pennsylvania

May 31, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials are concerned that federal funding may not have the benefit they expected. This is due to persistent inflation and problems getting basic materials such as concrete and asphalt. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, problems […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Infrastructure coordinators help cities pursue funding, evaluate projects

May 24, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The concept of “dig once” has become popular within many state and local infrastructure communities, according to Brittney Kohler, legislative director of transportation and infrastructure with the National League of Cities. Coordinating infrastructure projects, when practical, often is more efficient […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Case Study in Pioneering Engineering Design and Infrastructure Financing

May 19, 2022

Via: ENR

If necessity is the mother of invention, the LBJ Express megaproject in Dallas, Texas, is a case study in pioneering engineering design and forward-thinking financing. This award-winning project stands as the largest and most complex mixed highway ever designed in […]


Construction Processes, Financial

How $21B in foreign investment is shaping the multifamily landscape

May 17, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Foreign capital sources have made a major push into U.S. multifamily in recent years, and at the same time pivoted away from coastal real estate in favor of the Sun Belt and secondary markets. Points of interest for these investors […]


Construction Processes, Financial

President Biden, Secretary Buttigieg announce funding for road safety projects

May 17, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the application process is now open for communities to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2022 funding to help them ensure safe streets and roads for all. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s […]