The delayed cyclical expansion of the hotel construction market is set to begin in 2006 and extend at least through 2007, after the initial expansion fizzled out in late 2004.

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August 11, 2010

Seismic upgrades for high-tech manufacturing behemoth Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Corvallis, Ore., campus presented a different type of retrofit challenge: to strengthen a 26-year-old light industrial facility with minimal visual...

August 11, 2010

In the past, using lighting-calculation software has been frustrating — programs were time-consuming, keystroke-dependent and hard to master. Users were often restricted to designing simple, rectangular rooms or...

August 11, 2010

Nonresidential building contractors hired 15,000 people late last year but have added just 3,800 more so far this year and have laid off 2,500 workers since February. This is consistent with the small winter decline...

August 11, 2010

Average flat glass prices increased 2.1 percent over the course of 2001, on the heels of 3.1 percent inflation the year before. Although still moderate by most standards, recent price increases in this product group...

August 11, 2010

After a yearlong search, Cleveland Museum of Natural History trustees have chosen Fentress Bradburn Architects, a Denver firm known for its airports and museums (notably the National Museum of the Marine Corps,...

August 11, 2010

Following 23 consecutive months of job growth, during which the construction industry added 491,000 jobs (including 43,900 jobs in the nonresidential market), construction employment declined in December, losing 9,...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy wants the nation's hospitals to improve energy efficiency by 20% at existing facilities and make new hospitals 30% more efficient than before. The DOE's EnergySmart Hospitals Initiative...

August 11, 2010