Construction materials prices increased at nearly a 1% annual pace in early 2003 after close to a 0.5% gain last year and a small decline in 2001. Commodities, such as asphalt, concrete, aggregates, and stone, have...

August 11, 2010

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global just made life easier with access to previously exclusive loss prevention engineering guidelines.

Thousands of...

August 11, 2010

A line of Octron T8 systems provides a variety of light levels with lamp choices that include the Octron 700, 800 and 800XP in linear and Curvalume types. The ballast options include the Quicktronic IS, Plus, LP, and Dim as...

August 11, 2010

Developers have been talking about "smart buildings" or "buildings of the future" for more than two decades. Today, smart buildings are a reality. Essentially, a smart building leverages Internet technology to access...

August 11, 2010

Residential and commercial laminate flooring products are offered in a complete guide by Congoleum Corp. Products range from durable sheet flooring for commercial use to hardwood and linoleum flooring for residential...

August 11, 2010

Phase II in the construction of the Valley Square Lifestyle Shopping Campus in Warrington, Pa., is now under way, bringing 325,000 sf of retail space to this suburban Philadelphia community. The shopping campus's...

August 11, 2010

Kajima Construction Services is the design/builder for a $35 million remodeling and expansion of the Mitsubishi Motors North America plant in Normal, Ill.. The project will increase the plant's...

August 11, 2010

Sky's the limit for WTC design, but initial focus is underground. With the selection last month of the Studio Daniel Libeskind design for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site, officials...

August 11, 2010

Demolition of the damaged portion of the Pentagon began Oct. 18 after the discovery of microfractures in some concrete columns and slabs that caused a 1-in. shift in the structure. Detection of the shifts prompted...

August 11, 2010

Multifamily construction perked up in the spring after two sluggish quarters. But according to the May housing report, while multifamily starts were the highest in a year, multifamily permits were the lowest in a...

August 11, 2010