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

The name of Steve McConnell, AIA, principal, NBBJ, Seattle, was misspelled in November's "A New Shade of Federalism." We regret the error.

August 11, 2010

In our July 2008 Giants 300 report, three firms were ranked incorrectly:

• Bovis Lend Lease was mistakenly omitted from the Top 75 Contractors ranking and several...

August 11, 2010

Manufactured by CMC Steel Products of Rockwall, Texas, SmartBeam castellated beams are an alternative to traditional steel I-beams for roof and floor structures. The beams are manufactured using a standard wide-...

August 11, 2010

Buildings are seldom renovated to preserve damage. But that was a major objective of the $12 million renovation of a building that survived the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building six years ago.

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August 11, 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court Building is undergoing a modernization to upgrade systems that have been in place since the building opened in 1935. The architect for the first phase of the five-year project is Princeton, N.J...

August 11, 2010

Reflective of the slowly rebounding economy, roofing contractors reported a slight increase in upper sales volume brackets in 2002, and expect to record similar increases this year.

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August 11, 2010