The field of copper cable has become the War of the Categories. While Category 6 standards have not yet been set-publication is expected on or about June 1, according to Billie Zidek-Conner of the Telecommunications Industry...

August 11, 2010

Dunkin' Donuts, the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world, broke ground in May and aims to open its first LEED Gold-certified restaurant in St. Petersburg, Fla., in September.

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August 11, 2010

Postal workers returned last month to a mail processing facility in northeast Washington, D.C., that was the site of the largest anthrax remediation project in the U.S.

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August 11, 2010

Arbitration has become the darling of those seeking a way to streamline dispute resolution procedures. During its evolutionary process, arbitration has taken on many of the unfavorable characteristics of litigation....

August 11, 2010

The design of El Bosque, New York-based Handel Architects's second project in Santiago, Chile, is well under way. The 21-story, 344,000-sf tower in Santiago's El Golf neighborhood includes 10,000 sf of retail space...

August 11, 2010

Newport Beach, Calif.-based developer CT Realty Corp. has opened Pacifica, a four-story, 62-unit condominium project that sits atop 5,300 sf of ground-floor retail and one level of subterranean parking. A public-...

August 11, 2010

The Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookie Blizzard frozen treat isn't the only green in the new Dairy Queen/Orange Julius shop in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. It's the first quick service restaurant in the nation to apply...

August 11, 2010

While hospitality generally lags behind the overall economy, downtrends are already noted in development and occupancies. Fewer hotels are in "active development" early this year, having dropped by as many as 320 projects and...

August 11, 2010

Spacious private patient rooms and all-digital workflow are among the features of the newly opened, 68-bed Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. Built adjacent to the Baylor Regional Medical Center in Plano, Texas, the $106...

August 11, 2010

The outlook for commercial construction spending—mostly retail—has improved from our earlier forecasts, which had closely matched expected inflation. However, a recent surge in shopping center starts requires a...

August 11, 2010