• New green Seattle City Hall is an energy hog. The $72 million facility, which opened two years ago, was designed with...

August 11, 2010

Almost $18 billion in construction work was completed on educational facilities through the first four months of 2001, an increase of 10.5 percent over the total for January through April 2000. This was twice the...

August 11, 2010


        
Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas has been awarded LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the first hospital in...

August 11, 2010

Construction employment peaked in April 2006, soon followed by layoffs; about 50,000 workers were laid off through November and at least 30,000 more job cuts are expected early this year. While nonresidential, civil...

August 11, 2010

The Hyatt Hotels Corp. recently opened the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa in Bernalillo, N.M. The 350-room destination resort is a cooperative venture between Hyatt Hotels Corp. and the Santa Ana Pueblo Native...

August 11, 2010

Located in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, the Wis Tavern building on Wabansia Ave. had been a popular bar for nearly 40 years. Today, however, the same two-story brick building is home to a completely different...

August 11, 2010

Bernard Holmes Bradley, long-time partner with Chicago-based A/E Holabird & Root, died in January in his home in Arizona. He was 90.

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August 11, 2010

Real estate industry executives who appeared on a panel at BOMA's annual convention last month in Chicago were unable to offer hope for a quick turnaround in the moribund commercial office leasing environment....

August 11, 2010

Easy-to-apply film provides a low-cost alternative to replacing costly existing windows. The film is mostly colorless, and capable of blocking greater that half the sun's heat. Constructed with a scratch-resistant coating on...

August 11, 2010

A larger, meatier Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) convention will make its debut next month in Chicago, as the first annual "ConstructAmerica" kicks off April 9-11 at McCormick Place. The re-formatted...

August 11, 2010