From racquetball courts to in-line skating rinks, laminate flooring offers an alternative to hardwood flooring. Water damage, scratching or denting is not an issue, and the product offers superior seam strength. The flooring...

August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions. Seattle-based Callison Architecture Inc.; Atlanta-based Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates; and Honolulu-based Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo have formed a global strategic...

August 11, 2010

Construction employment in the U.S. market has been declining for six months and will continue to decline for another six months. However, job losses are not yet substantial enough to stop gains in construction wage...

August 11, 2010

Built to house one of the largest collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, the new Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University in Dallas has opened. Designed by the Chicago-based architecture firm Hammond Beeby Rupert...

August 11, 2010

PreFixx is a patented protective finish from Omnova Solutions, Fairlawn, Ohio. It is applied to upholstery and vinyl used in hospitality furniture and hospital equipment and furniture. Schulz says he specifies hotel-...

August 11, 2010

The industrial vacancy rate held steady at 11.5% in the first quarter of 2003 and is expected to trend down slightly beginning in this summer. However, it will not be significantly lower for more than a year....

August 11, 2010

RMJM Architects, Philadelphia, created MERJE, an environmental graphic design studio that creates places and visitor experiences to promote client brands. The group previously...

August 11, 2010

Purdue University's $17.5 million, 90,000-sf Discovery Learning Center, set to open in fall 2009, will provide an environment for creating and studying the impact of new teaching methods and cutting-edge learning...

August 11, 2010

The materials cost index for nonresidential buildings fell 0.4% in January, the fourth consecutive monthly decline, according to Jim Haughey, PhD, BD+C Economist and Chief Economist with...

August 11, 2010

To help ease its housing crunch, Hofstra University broke ground on a $23 million residential building for law school graduate students. Designed by Hillier Architecture, New York, the five-story, 80,000-sf facility...

August 11, 2010