Not one, not two, but three chief economists who specialize in construction forecasting see sunnier skies for the nonresidential building industry next year.

Kenneth D...

August 11, 2010

Facing yet another monumental challenge in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site, officials plan to select a final master plan for the site by February. After a period of public comment, the Lower...

August 11, 2010

Natalie R. Petzoldt and Jill Bergman, both members of BD+C’s 40 Under 40, have been promoted to VP of Cannon Design, Buffalo, N.Y. The firm also opened an office...

August 11, 2010

Reacting to a grass roots campaign by contractors and subcontractors, the Missouri Legislature has passed major retainage reform by a wide margin.

The bill provides...

August 11, 2010

Construction materials prices increased at a slim 2.5% annual pace in the three months ending in February. This is the consequence of the small decline in overall construction spending since last May, as well as the...

August 11, 2010

The centerpiece of Davenport, Iowa's $114 million riverfront revitalization plan opened to much fanfare in August. Situated on the northern bank of the Mississippi River in downtown Davenport, the $46.9 million, 100,...

August 11, 2010

The University of California Merced's first three buildings, known as the central plant, have been certified LEED Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university said. The entire UC Merced campus was...

August 11, 2010

The T5 compact-fluorescent tube and ballast for institutional and commercial business lighting offers a higher concentration of life in a compact design. It can be used in ceiling fixtures, wall-mounted fixtures and recessed...

August 11, 2010

Code consolidation

The International Code Council has created a Web site to provide the latest information about the integration of three building code organizations: Building Officials and...

August 11, 2010

Metal-Era has released a white paper providing key points in choosing a performance tested roof edge for use by design professionals specifying roofs for educational and healthcare facilities. "Choosing Performance...

August 11, 2010