The health-care sector saw construction spending beat year-earlier totals for all but one of the first 11 months of 2000. After two years of decline, the sector was growing by 11.9 percent through November, with publicly funded...

August 11, 2010

Once considered the forgotten city by the bay, Oakland has seen in recent years a resurgence in new building development thanks to the sky-high real estate rates in San Francisco and a favorable political environment...

August 11, 2010

Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands, has started construction on Vershina, a 377,000-sf entertainment center in Surgut, Russia. The use of light in the building’s design allows it to stand...

August 11, 2010

Vertical construction has begun on the three all-glass towers that will comprise the St. Regis Resort & Residences in Bal Harbour, Fla. The 2 million-sf oceanfront towers, designed by South Miami's Sieger Suarez...

August 11, 2010

Union Pacific Center

Omaha, Neb.

Base work begins on headquarters building...

August 11, 2010

Lumber and steel have given way to cement, oil, and natural gas as the key drivers of construction materials inflation. There is still a small risk of renewed lumber and steel price surges through next year that...

August 11, 2010

GBCI begins testing for new LEED professional credentials. The Green Building Certification Institute last week began testing candidates who wish to pursue credentials through the new LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited...

August 11, 2010

As part of an urban renewal program, Taipingqiao Lot 126-127 will add 2.4 million sf of retail and office space to Shanghai. The $425 million mixed-use development will include two 28-story office buildings and...

August 11, 2010

In a move he says will "advance the craft of architecture," celebrity architect Rafael Viñoly has launched a tuition-free training and research program aimed at students and teachers of architecture, as well as...

August 11, 2010