Tag: investments

Construction Processes, Financial

Feds award $653M for 41 port projects

November 6, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The nation’s more than 300 coastal and inland ports get a B- grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers, meaning they’re adequate for now but require attention. While port funding has risen in recent years, there is still a […]

Construction Processes, Legal

Mapping the Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on manufacturing

September 1, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

It’s been a busy year for manufacturers in the U.S. In the 12 months since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, companies have hurriedly launched a variety of manufacturing plans in pursuit of the law’s lucrative tax credits for […]

Construction Processes, Financial

NYC construction spending reaches all-time high of $86B

October 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Nonresidential growth in New York City over the next three years will be driven by large investments in healthcare facilities and new offices, according to the report. Office valuations in New York City are forecasted to decline by as much […]

Construction Processes, Financial

USACE announces plans for $23B in federal funding

January 25, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

With $17.1 billion from the IIJA, the Army will fund civil works studies and projects, maintain existing infrastructure, repair damage and dredge channels in response to floods and coastal storms, according to the release. These funds will also build on […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Report: Construction productivity startups get the biggest piece of the $4.5B contech funding pie

December 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Investments in contech in 2021 to date have tripled the amount invested in 2020. This record breaking year will end with not only a significant increase in investment, but also with the most funding rounds and acquisitions made within the […]


8 Mid-October Economic Nuggets

October 18, 2021

Via: ConstructConnect

This isn’t a hard point to make. A great deal of emphasis in the coming years will be placed on decarbonization. A full-court shift to electrification is viewed by many as a primary means to achieve desired and commendable levels […]

Construction Processes, Financial, News

Biden Administration will make new investments in building energy efficiency

May 24, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

The Biden Administration recently announced new federal investments in building energy efficiency and electrification, as well as new opportunities to modernize homes and businesses. Among the initiatives is an interagency federal sustainability effort to develop the first-ever building performance standards […]


White House releases infrastructure report cards for every state

April 12, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

Today, the White House released state-by-state fact sheets that highlight the needs in every state across the country for the investments proposed by President Biden in the American Jobs Plan. The fact sheets highlight 12 key areas to be addressed […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

String of infrastructure investments underway hints at big 2019

January 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Infrastructure work may be heating up again with whisperings of President Donald Trump’s administration reinitiating the $1 trillion infrastructure plan promised during his 2016 presidential campaign. The administration claims to be willing to increase the federal share of the infrastructure […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Nonresidential Fixed Investment surges despite sluggish economic in first quarter

May 2, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

The U.S. economy’s performance slowed in the first quarter of 2017, but nonresidential fixed investment expanded at an impressive 9.4 percent seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data recently released by Associated Builders […]

Construction Processes, Legal

US voters agree on need for infrastructure investment

August 11, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association reported earlier this year that in 2015, nearly 10% of the nation’s 600,000 bridges were structurally deficient, and the USDOT said there was a 21-year, $115 billion backlog for bridge repairs as long […]