Patrick MacLeamy has been named CEO of St. Louis-based A/E HOK Group Inc. The 36-year HOK employee helped to establish the firm's first regional office, in San Francisco, in 1970....

August 11, 2010

At 15 stories and 335,500 sf, the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner DNA Forensics Biology Laboratory in Manhattan is a big step up from their previous 6,300-sf facility. Designed by Perkins Eastman...

August 11, 2010

Contractors employed a record high 6.86 million workers in March, adding 71,000 jobs. Unfortunately, few of the jobs added were in nonresidential construction. Nonresidential builders are not yet hiring, but are...

August 11, 2010

Dirk Lohan, grandson of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is leaving Lohan Caprile Goettsch Architects, the firm with which he's been associated for 35 years, as part of a...

August 11, 2010

Digital security intercom systems offer a hands-free alternative for commercial, institutional or industrial facilities. The digital system can be used with up to 9,000 stations internally or at multiple sites. The Spectrum 430...

August 11, 2010

With the opening of a five-story, 250,000-sq.-ft. store in downtown Chicago, Sears, Roebuck & Co. again has a retail presence on State Street. Sears closed its former State Street store in 1983, and has closed...

August 11, 2010

The warehouse market, as always, is tracking very closely with trends in the overall economy. Warehouse construction activity in 2007 stalled at a high level, parallel to the trend in GDP growth. The “goods” portion...

August 11, 2010

Spending on library facilities reached record levels in fiscal 2004, surpassing the $1 billion mark for the first time, according to a recent report by Library Journal, a BD&C sister publication....

August 11, 2010

Trump lowers his sights. Representatives of Donald Trump who briefed Chicago officials last month say the New York developer wants to construct a 78-story, mixed-use building on the current site of...

August 11, 2010

A renovation of the Malcolm B. Love Library at San Diego State University involved the unusual task of creating enough natural light for a building that is 70 percent underground. A 75-ft.-diameter steel-and-glass dome skylight...

August 11, 2010