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Construction Techniques

The IIJA sets aside $100M for contech. When will it arrive?

May 18, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Nestled in the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act among the hundreds of billions dedicated to road improvements, dam repairs, clean energy credits and more is a relatively small sum of money — $100 million — dedicated to construction […]


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

Howard U. Launches $750M Construction, Renovation Program

March 24, 2022

Via: ENR

Howard University has announced a five-year, $785 million construction program that will add three new multidisciplinary academic facilities, and renovate several existing buildings on the main Washington, D.C., campus. Scheduled to get underway later this year, the program represents the […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Biden signs long-awaited $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

November 16, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Once signed, the $550 billion in new spending will be the largest new investment the federal government has made on infrastructure in decades. The infrastructure package includes “a 38% increase in road and bridge funding, and an infusion of highly-trained, […]


News

Salt Lake City International Airport Terminal Redevelopment: Best Project Airport/Transit, Project of the Year

October 19, 2021

Via: ENR

The Salt Lake City International Airport (SLCIA) Terminal Redevelopment is a $4.1-billion investment that replaced the city’s old airport with a LEED Gold certified and operationally improved facility. As the newest hub airport built in the U.S., this project built […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Biden’s infrastructure proposal includes massive investment in school buildings

July 14, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

The Biden Administration’s proposed infrastructure spending plan is a rare chance for most school districts to make their buildings greener and cheaper to operate. This is a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to make major upgrades to public school facilities, […]


Construction Processes, Financial, News

Nevada Governor Accelerates $2B Grid Expansion Project

June 2, 2021

Via: ENR

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) signed legislation June 2 that will accelerate construction of the $2-billion, 525-kV Greenlink transmission to open access to remote renewable energy resource areas; the just passed legislation also requires a $100-million investment in electric vehicle […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Prescient announces $190M in funding

May 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company leverages offsite manufacturing and lightweight steel construction to help developers and general contractors create multifamily and hospitality projects more quickly and with less expense, according to the firm. All of its components are made from […]


News

AECOM launches ESG strategy

April 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

ESG is an investment approach that screens publicly traded companies for predefined objectives based on environmental, social and corporate governance criteria. It shuns firms that don’t adhere to such principles or those that operate in industries that are philosophically opposed […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Buttigieg DOT confirmation boosts hope for massive infrastructure investment

February 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

During his nomination hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation late last month, Buttigieg said the “time is now” for a massive infrastructure investment in a bid to jump-start the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. […]


Construction Techniques

The value catalyst for building advantage

November 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Isn’t it interesting when we talk about getting more out of something we say we need to ‘extract’ value? It’s a bit of an oxymoron when what we’re trying to do is infuse value into our work, our processes and […]


Sustainability

Zero energy buildings can be constructed with no added upfront cost

September 17, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Many types of zero energy (ZE) buildings can be constructed with no added upfront cost, and some commercial buildings can see return on investment in as little as one year, according to a report by U.S. Green Building Council Massachusetts […]


Construction Processes, Financial

California governor kills $16B Delta twin-tunnel project

May 6, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The decision to downsize the project from two tunnels to one is also expected to appease many of the groups that have protested the project on environmental grounds. Also, local water agencies that have a financial obligation to the project […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

U.S. economic growth crosses 3% threshold to begin the year

April 29, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized 3.2% rate during the first quarter of 2019, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors assessment of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The pace of growth exceeded expectations, […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Virgin Trains’ $4B Florida line tees up for construction

April 23, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Virgin’s approach to financing the West Palm Beach to Orlando extension is likely the kind of private investment President Donald Trump hopes will make up the difference on his $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. In his most recent […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Bipartisan bill shoots for $125B infrastructure investment

April 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

More avenues for investment in the U.S. construction industry means more opportunities for contractors. After a partial appeal of FIRPTA in 2015, according to the AIA, foreign investment in both large and small U.S. cities increased by 33%, creating jobs […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Austin Commercial to manage construction of $240M soccer stadium in Austin, Texas

March 28, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

True soccer-specific stadiums are a sports construction niche, as they have many unique features not present in other professional sports venues: standing-area-only sections for supporters and their signs; a seating bowl that is extra close to the field; aluminum seating […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Google plans $1B New York City project

December 18, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Google joins Amazon in staking out their respective sections of New York City, where both tech giants have said there is a diverse, qualified pool of employee candidates, although Amazon’s arrival was much more high profile. After teasing more than […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Sustainability

Industry Execs, Investors Weigh 2019 Sector Projections

December 13, 2018

Via: ENR

Construction equipment and contracting executives from publicly owned companies offered investors optimism in their 2019 market outlook at a Credit Suisse investment conference last month in Miami. The mining sector’s continuing upward momentum in the next year and big overseas […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Connecticut DOT unveils 5-year, $12B infrastructure plan

December 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As many state transportation officials struggle to carry out their construction programs within the confines of limited budgets, federal lawmakers are working toward what could be a revival of President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion national infrastructure program. The potential federal […]