The national office vacancy rate dropped 0.6% in the winter quarter, to 15.4%. Developers did not react immediately to this large decline as they boosted office construction spending only 1.3% (barely exceeding...

August 11, 2010

Things are picking up for manufacturing in every region but the Midwest, with vacancy rates heading down and construction spending increasing rapidly. The national vacancy rate for manufacturing property fell to 11.0...

August 11, 2010

The national office vacancy rate fell to 17% in the third quarter from 17.2% in the prior quarter and 17.7% a year earlier, according to Property & Portfolio Research. The Boston-based real estate research and...

August 11, 2010

Consolidation in the Internet-based AEC services arena seems to be accelerating. For example, less than a year ago, Blueline Online and eBricks merged to form Cephren. Last month, Cephren and Bidcom decided to join forces and...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

The volatile multifamily market is expected to be steady through next year. The positive impact of more jobs on the number of households will offset the negative impact of higher credit costs. The March dip in...

August 11, 2010

The essence that was the Loews New York hotel at its opening in 1961 is being recaptured through a $17 million renovation that harks back to the hotel's first days. The property-renamed the Metropolitan Hotel in January-...

August 11, 2010

The Louisville Arena Authority has unveiled new interior design images of Louisville Arena—the future home to the University of Louisville basketball teams. HOK Sport, Kansas City, Mo., has been selected to design...

August 11, 2010

New York City-based Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates is architect for the $52 million Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts at Notre Dame University in South Bend, Ind. Turner Construction Co. is the...

August 11, 2010

New technology creates a carpeting collection with multiple pile-height construction that ranges from soft undulating patterns to dramatic harder-edged motifs. Six distinctive patterns are available in subtle colors and tonal "...

August 11, 2010