Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.) has introduced legislation in the U.S. Congress that would ban the practice of bid shopping by general contractors on federal projects. The bill, HR 1859, would prevent certain contracting...

August 11, 2010

Bel Mare, a joint venture between California developers Allied Retail Partners, Newport Beach, and Red Mountain Retail Group, Santa Ana, will be a 56,000-sf shopping center project that spans 17 lots near a busy...

August 11, 2010

The American Institute of Architects introduced new contract documents at the 2008 AIA show in Boston to address the growing demand for integrated project delivery from building owners, architects, and construction...

August 11, 2010

The completion of new hotel rooms caught up with demand in 2007, bringing an end to a five-year rise in occupancy rates of about 60-67%, slowing room rate increases from 6-8% to about 3-4%, and reducing prospective...

August 11, 2010



Camas (Wash.) School District is planning to utilize one of three energy sources—photovoltaics, wind turbine, or geothermal—to help take its new community high...

August 11, 2010

The March feature on the La Nación office tower in Buenos Aires, Argentina ("Doubled up," p. 24) incorrectly stated that Nortel is based in Norway. The company is headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada....

August 11, 2010

Ground was broken recently on the first building of Red Bank Corporate Plaza—a four-story, 92,878-sf office property located...

August 11, 2010

Flack + Kurtz, New York, has acquired SEi Companies, Boston. Together, the firms employ more than 600 MEP engineers. SEi Companies is known for its engineering expertise in...

August 11, 2010

The architect for the $7.5 million, 47,000-sf Gannett Journal & Courier Newspaper Production Facility in Lafayette, Ind. (BD+C July 2007, p. 53), was STOA Architects, Pensacola, Fla.

August 11, 2010