National vacancy rates bumped up for both office and industrial space in the second quarter of the year. Continued weak demand for new space on the part of both service businesses and manufacturers, plus the flood of...

August 11, 2010

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announced in Dubai that current codes of practice around the world are inadequate for the seismic design of tall buildings and has called for a more rigorous design...

August 11, 2010
  • Downtown San Diego will see its first new high-rise building in more than a decade. The 23-story Broadway 655 will...

August 11, 2010

The cubicle farm is out; free and funky heads-down areas are in. As if to prove that today's workplace is driven by a new design vocabulary, it has a lexicon to match, which building teams are both...

August 11, 2010

Constructed on a tight schedule in order to host the International Auto Show in April and various activities for the Summer Olympics in August, the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing became the...

August 11, 2010

Construction work is nearly set to begin on the Benet Hill Monastery project, a $6.1 million, 33,500-sf monastery and residence building for the Benedictine Sisters located 15 miles north of Colorado Springs, Colo....

August 11, 2010

Union Pacific Center Omaha, Neb.

Foundation completed, steel erection kicks off

General contractor Holder Construction Corp., Atlanta,...

August 11, 2010

We've all read and heard the nightmarish details of how the heroic firefighters made their way — step by step — up the overcrowded and under-designed stairways of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, only to make...

August 11, 2010

Ask any three people in the construction business what comes to mind when you mention the phrase "3-D model," and you'll most likely get three different answers.

To some a 3-D model...

August 11, 2010

President Obama's $825 billion economic stimulus plan includes $51 billion for nonresidential buildings and multifamily housing construction in 2009–10, according to preliminary details announced by the House...

August 11, 2010