Retail construction spending increased 13% in 2006. However, double-digit growth in retail construction spending is not expected to last for long.

Spending increases...

August 11, 2010

Office construction spending was sluggish early in this business expansion, but then jumped 31% during the 15-month period ending in June. A further 18% gain is expected by the end of 2008.

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August 11, 2010

A big stumbling block in getting true data integration through the life cycle of a building project has been the handoff of the design from the design team to the construction team. Even under the best circumstances...

August 11, 2010

Matt Construction of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., recently completed its work as general contractor on a 769,000-sf complex that includes a 270-room Four Seasons Hotel and Spa, a California WellBeing Institute, and a...

August 11, 2010

Even as rebuilding efforts begin to take shape at Ground Zero while repairs at the Pentagon move into the final stages, federal lawmakers are laying the groundwork for future investigations into building failures,...

August 11, 2010

Panorama High School is the newest addition to the Los Angeles Unified School District. Due to its location in a compact metropolitan area, the 250,460-sf school is actually 50-70% smaller than a typical high school...

August 11, 2010

A collision of two small private planes over Zion, Ill., on Feb. 8, 2000 sent one of them crashing onto the roof of the 95-bed Midwestern Regional Medical Center.

The...

August 11, 2010

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois will add 24 floors on the top of its existing 33-story headquarters building in Chicago to accommodate the health insurer's rapid growth. Health Care Service Corp., parent of...

August 11, 2010

A statement in the article by Rita Schenck ("Why LCA?") in the November White Paper on Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability should have read:

"In the classic...

August 11, 2010