By using precast-concrete hollowcore slabs, the building team for Renaissance Plaza-an 11-story apartment and retail complex in New York City's Morningside Heights neighborhood-was able to shave erection time and cut project...

August 11, 2010

The global economic recovery that most economists and world market analysts had either expected or hoped for by the closing months of this year is looking more and more fragile. The outlook for 2003 is looking less...

August 11, 2010

Located 50 miles north of Anchorage, the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is scheduled to open early next year. Ascension Group Architects, of Arlington, Texas, designed the nearly 215,...

August 11, 2010

The School District of Indian River County, Fla., will welcome the addition of North County Middle School “BB” in 2009, a $37 million, 167,500-sf complex in Vero Beach designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture of West...

August 11, 2010

Construction has commenced on Chicago's new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, a 288-bed facility that will replace Children's Memorial Hospital. Designed to achieve LEED certification, the 23-story...

August 11, 2010

Is the multifamily sector overbuilt? A rental vacancy rate of 9.6% typically would cause an abrupt decline in multifamily construction spending, but not these days. Spending is expected to fall only slowly in the...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending on manufacturing plants jumped 25% in the second half of 2004, remained at that level early in 2005—even when manufacturing production stalled—and is now expected to increase 20% more by the end...

August 11, 2010

Date: Sept. 15-18

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

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August 11, 2010

Mergers and acquisitions.Brinjac, Kambric & Associates Inc. of Harrisburg, Pa., changed its name to Brinjac Engineering Inc....

August 11, 2010