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Sustainability

How the Biden administration might impact the construction industry

November 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

A new administration will be running the country in two months, and while there are many questions about how things will change, one thing is certain: A Biden presidency likely will be very different from President Donald Trump’s four years […]


Sustainability

Will Biden continue Trump’s construction-friendly regulatory environment?

November 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Inauguration Day is right around the corner, and with the swearing-in of President-elect Joe Biden, there are some things he has already said will change. Biden has been quite vocal about reversing some of President Donald Trump’s policies and programs […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise, Procurement, Sustainability

The Future of Preconstruction is a Complete Data Journey

November 20, 2020

Via: ENR

A construction project starts well before the first shovel breaks ground, and its margin can be won or lost in this early stage. Preconstruction is becoming widely recognized as the most critical phase of a project when it comes to […]


Sustainability

Suffolk Technology announces 5 finalists for Boost program

November 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The finalists chosen by Suffolk to participate in the Boost program are: Canvas, a construction robotics company that seeks to increase productivity on jobsites and shave days and money off of construction projects. Diamond Age, a startup that claims it […]


Sustainability

$2.3B office tower breaks ground in New York City despite COVID-19 challenges

November 18, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Despite the fact that Manhattan’s office towers remain 85% unoccupied, according to the New York Post, the One Madison Avenue development team is betting on a revival of the sector once COVID-19 has passed. The most likely tenants for the […]


Sustainability

What contractors need to know about PLAs in light of Biden presidency

November 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

There are few issues that can polarize the construction industry like project labor agreements do. On their face, there seems little with which to argue — attractive wages set as a baseline, guaranteed worker benefits, a designated union representative to […]


Sustainability

How office construction will change post-pandemic

November 16, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Even though companies have discovered how effective their employees can be working virtually, the office still holds value as a primary space for collaboration and socialization, the study found. The coronavirus outbreak and increased emphasis on virtual work have transformed […]


Sustainability

Readers Respond: Contractors nervous about what a Biden presidency means for the industry

November 12, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

After a contentious presidential election that is being disputed through the courts, news outlets this weekend called the race for former Vice President Joe Biden, saying he has more than enough electoral votes to secure a win over President Donald […]


Sustainability

Casino construction gets a boost from voters

November 10, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The hospitality industry in two states got a boost last week, thanks to voters who approved measures that will pave the way for new casino construction in coming months. Initiatives approving and expanding casino gambling in Virginia and Nebraska will […]


Sustainability

U.S. Economic and Construction Outlooks as the Vote Hangs in the Balance

November 5, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in Q3 2020 increased by about one-third after falling to about the same degree in Q2, but it is still 5% under what it would have been without the onset of the coronavirus crisis. There […]