Revenue growth for industrial and nonresidential contractors nationwide plateaued in 1999, ending a two-year period of high double-digit increases. However, profits continued to be strong, according to the 12th annual financial...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Portland commissioners pull back on city’s green plan. At the Greenbuild conference in 2007, Portland, Ore., City Commissioner Dan Saltzman unveiled the nation’s most ambitious green building...

August 11, 2010



Seven years in the making, the high-profile Fifth and Alton retail and parking complex in Miami Beach, Fla., is nearly complete. Suffolk Construction is putting the final touches on the $50 million, 750,...

August 11, 2010

Multifamily construction spending has been stalled since last summer, rising only enough to pass through higher materials prices. However, this underestimates the strength of the market because it is likely that the...

August 11, 2010

Ground was recently broken on a $135-million, 41-story luxury condominium tower in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Designed by architect Helmut Jahn, 600 North Fairbanks, with its transparent façade, will have 28...

August 11, 2010

No card swiping is necessary with this easy-to-install card reader. The device has a one-piece housing that holds the transmitting and receiving antenna along with electronics. The reader features a two-colored LED indicator...

August 11, 2010

A $275 million expansion of the existing MotorCity Casino in Detroit is under way. The project will add 45,000 sf to the existing casino, along with a new 204,200-sf convention center that will offer 67,000 sf of...

August 11, 2010

Materials costs for nonresidential buildings are now almost 12% higher than the nearly steady price levels that prevailed throughout 2000–03. Most of the increase occurred from February to May, when suppliers were...

August 11, 2010

Greeley, Colo.-based Hensel Phelps Construction and RNL Design, Denver, are teaming to design-build a 140,000-sf office building that will house Fort Carson's new Brigade and Battalion Headquarters, near Denver. The...

August 11, 2010