A struggling 1970s shopping mall will get new life as an upscale mixed-use complex just north of downtown Miami, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Developer Argent Ventures, New York, is renovating the former Omni...

August 11, 2010

Architecture firm Perkins+Will's Minneapolis office recently completed a new corporate headquarters for Great River Energy in Minnesota. The four-story, 166,000-sf building is being registered for LEED Platinum...

August 11, 2010

Construction employment has essentially been steady for the last year after a million new jobs were added during the previous two years.

Contractors cut 62,000 jobs...

August 11, 2010

California now permits school districts to utilize design-build project delivery, joining eight other states with specific legislation that allows this format to be used in the public education sector. Fifteen...

August 11, 2010

Contractors added 88,000 workers during the first quarter, with most hires occurring in January and February; only 7,000 workers were hired in March. Still, construction job gains were three times greater than job...

August 11, 2010

After four years of growth, retail construction spending is stalled, and has been since April. The value of starts peaked during the summer and then weakened more than what's considered seasonally average during the...

August 11, 2010

A surge in steel prices that began last year is creating uncertainty throughout the construction industry — starting with owners debating whether to initiate a project and extending to steel suppliers and contractors...

August 11, 2010

Cost comparisons per square foot in select metro markets...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions. The Washington, D.C.-based architectural firm of Ai has opened an office in Essex, Conn. James R. Martin will lead the office.

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August 11, 2010

The Brooklyn Academy of Music, America's oldest performing arts center in continuous use, has unveiled a dramatic 132-foot-long, undulating glass entrance canopy, the final piece of a five-year exterior restoration...

August 11, 2010