Ground has been broken on the $6.8 million firehouse for Engine Company 201 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The three-story, 17,000-sf firehouse will be one of the first firehouses to be built under the auspices of the...

August 11, 2010

A newly updated revision of specifications has been released by the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA). The material is designed to meet the needs of specifiers and engineers. Technical data includes applicable...

August 11, 2010

With the release last month of the new NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the anticipated battle of building codes is officially under way....

August 11, 2010

After years of slumber, downtown Kansas City, Mo., is waking up. Kansas City-based tax accountant H&R Block will break ground for a new headquarters downtown this month. J.E. Dunn Construction is the general...

August 11, 2010

The Watergate, a mixed-use complex in Washington, D.C., that's most famous for being the site of the June 17, 1972, break-in at the Democratic Party's national committee office, is adding 96 luxury condominiums,...

August 11, 2010

Balfour Beatty balks at J.A. Jones bid.British conglomerate Balfour Beatty plc last month discontinued its bid to purchase Charlotte, N.C.-based contractor J.A. Jones Inc. Balfour's plan to finance...

August 11, 2010

Greenwich, Conn.-based Gordon Group Holdings has commissioned Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston, and New York-based Rockwell Group to convert a mall located on Atlantic City's Million Dollar Pier into a luxury retail...

August 11, 2010

Reacting primarily to recent substantial price increases for steel products, the Associated General Contractors of America has issued an amendment to its fixed-price construction contract (No. 200). The amendment,...

August 11, 2010

Six new science labs, 11 classrooms, and much-need support space have been added to the campus of Ocean View High School in Huntington Beach, Calif. The $13.8 million expansion project was executed by St. Louis, Mo...

August 11, 2010