Atlanta's Ai Group is the architect for the W Buckhead-Atlanta, a $100 million conversion due in June 2008. It'll be the fourth W in metropolitan Atlanta. The renovation will completely overhaul a Crowne Plaza hotel...

August 11, 2010

A Michigan contractor was sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay $44,000 in restitution to the U.S. government for failure to follow regulations related to the handling of harmful substances. The...

August 11, 2010

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is making it easier for architects, contractors, owners, attorneys, builders and others in the construction industry to use AIA contract documents with the release of a new...

August 11, 2010

Pre-construction work has begun on a 40-unit affordable housing development in Cambridge, Mass. Columbia Construction, North Reading, Mass., will manage construction of Trolley Square, which will also include below-...

August 11, 2010

For the second straight year, BD&C editors have been honored with the Jesse H. Neal Award for National Business Journalism—the business press industry's most prestigious and most sought-after editorial honor. BD...

August 11, 2010

After growing rapidly during the last five years, demand for new office space in U.S. metropolitan areas has waned. Employment declines moved from the manufacturing sector throughout the rest of the U.S. economy...

August 11, 2010

California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo has launched a $24 million expansion and renovation of its College of Architecture and Environmental Design. The college will add a new 50,000-sf building to...

August 11, 2010

While the costs for maintaining America's prisons is staggeringly high, building teams are finding increasingly cost-effective ways to protect inmates and the public from threats related to correctional facilities. Part of the...

August 11, 2010

Alice Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, unveiled plans in May for a $50 million art museum and cultural center to be built within walking distance of downtown Bentonville, Ark., long-time home of the...

August 11, 2010