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Category: Interaction of Expertise


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Breaking: Construction Jobless Rate Weakens in November

December 6, 2019

Via: ENR

Construction’s November unemployment rate rose from October’s level and from its year-earlier figure as the industry gained just 1,000 jobs during the month, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The BLS employment report, released on Dec. 6, showed […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Nonresidential construction spending falls in October

December 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.7% in October but is up 1.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Office construction lifts U.S. asking rental rate, but slowing absorption in Q3 raises concerns

November 25, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Arising tide of new office projects may be skewing the national average rental rate upward and obscuring increased leasing challenges for second-generation properties in many markets, Transwestern’s latest U.S. office market report suggests. Monthly asking rent averaged $26.97 per square […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Architecture Billings Index rebounds after two down months

November 22, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Following a two month decline in demand for design services, architecture billings got a bounce in October, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in October is […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Private group starts construction of another stretch of US-Mexico border wall

November 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The wall, according to CNN, will include a roadway and a slope for boats. The project should be completed by Christmas. Brian Kolfage, founder of We Build the Wall, told WITI that his group has sent information to the USIBWC […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Sophisticated Liberal Arts Program Built Into Illinois K-12 School

November 19, 2019

Via: ENR

CannonDesign and International Contractors Inc. were the architecture and construction management team charged with taking the community of Burbank, Ill.’s vision of a 21st-century learning environment and turning into a reality. The community approved a referendum to fund a 84,000-sq-ft […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

$1B terminal opens at New Orleans International Airport

November 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

After seven years of design and planning work, the new North Terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has opened. The 35-gate, $1 billion terminal’s architectural form is an homage to the gentle curves of the Mississippi River and […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

U.S. hotel construction pipeline continues its year-over-year growth

November 11, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

In its fall report, buoyed by a steady consumer-driven economy, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) reported that the total U.S. construction pipeline stood at 5,704 projects/700,496 rooms, up 6% by projects and 8% by rooms year-over-year (YOY). Pipeline totals continue […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction and real estate industry deals in September 2019 total $21.7bn globally

November 5, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Total construction & real estate industry deals for September 2019 worth $21.7bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 5.7% over the previous month and a rise of 44.2% when compared with the […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

ASHRAE releases new version of energy efficiency standard for buildings

November 4, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

SHRAE has released an expanded, revised version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. It contains more than 100 changes from the 2016 version, including numerous energy-saving measures. The new version “focuses on energy-saving […]