A national shortage of experienced consultants, suppliers and subcontractors has left building owners scrambling to meet schedules and ribbon-cuttings. The issue has been especially acute for large-scale, fast-track...

August 11, 2010

The price index for materials used in nonresidential construction inched up 0.2% in December after declining for three months, but remains 3% below the peak index value last July.

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August 11, 2010

Construction spending for college dormitories will jump 26% this year, and will once again reflect a period of growth, which it's sustained almost uninterrupted since 1996. However, last year spending dropped 8% when...

August 11, 2010

The last year that overall capital spending declined was in 1991, but the market may very well be headed for the first business-investment contraction in 10 years during 2001. Capital spending for nonresidential...

August 11, 2010

Business conditions at architecture firms continue to deteriorate, with the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posting its lowest level since the survey began in 1995 for the second month in a row.

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August 11, 2010

Healthcare informatics supplier Meditech Medical Information Technology has broken ground on a $30 million, 120,000-sf office building on a 15-acre waterfront campus in Fall River, Mass. Designed by Boston-based...

August 11, 2010


         
      
Work is under way on the new Combination School for Hillsborough County Schools in Valrico, Fla. The project consists of two separate schools on a 32-acre site designed to share...


August 11, 2010

With proven thermal performance, foamed metal panels installed at Peakview Tower, Englewood, Colo., will contribute to lower operating and maintenance costs. Formawall panels integrated easily with the project's specified...

August 11, 2010

Multifamily construction spending will peak late in 2004 and then decline about 8% through the end of next year. The expected spending decline will be more a result of the completion of the large number of units...

August 11, 2010