Plans for a 1.3 million-sq.-ft. office complex in Fairfield, Conn., have been unveiled by Stamford, Conn.-based developer Blackrock Realty and New York City-based architect Perkins Eastman Architects. Expected to...

August 11, 2010

The good news is that retail construction spending grew over the first five months of this year compared with the same time frame in 2000. The bad news is that the growth was less than during the same period in 2000...

August 11, 2010

Woods in multiple colors offer a unique concept in decorative flooring design. Cambridge wood tile offers subtle contrast: red oak with a quartered white oak background.

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August 11, 2010

Providence, R.I.-based Gilbane Building Co. has broken ground on a $15 million undersea exploration center and expansion and rehabilitation of the Pell Marine Science Library at the University of Rhode Island,...

August 11, 2010

The surge in office development is ebbing, but office construction spending will expand 12% in both 2008 and 2009, on top of 19% gains experienced in the previous two years.

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August 11, 2010

Judging by employment figures, the nonresidential building market has yet to show signs of rebounding significantly from its down market. Contractors hired 5,000-10,000 workers through May, in addition to the usual...

August 11, 2010

In the 1970s, WestPac Shelter Corp., Santa Barbara, Calif., decided to purchase and renovate a historic 1855 downtown building, knowing it would face several challenges. A 1925 earthquake caused damage to the building, and each...

August 11, 2010

The vacancy rate for manufacturing facilities and warehouses declined to 10.7% in the first quarter of 2005 from 11% late last year and 11.3% a year earlier, according to a quarterly survey by CB Richard Ellis....

August 11, 2010