The John Cooper School in Woodlands, Texas, is getting a new performing arts center designed by Houston firm Morris Architects on its 43-acre campus. The 38,000-sf Performing Arts Center, estimated at $12-14 million...

August 11, 2010

The 742-room Radisson Hotel at Universal Studios, Orlando, will be completely renovated to the Doubletree hotel brand in a $10 million project by owner MeriStar Hospitality Corp., Arlington, Va. The...

August 11, 2010

Average construction materials prices rose by a slight 0.1% between August and September, following much larger gains over the prior two months. Prices for products used by the construction industry increased at...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Forbes ranks states by their “greenness.”Vermont, Oregon, and Washington topped Forbes's inaugural list of America's Greenest States. The report ranked each state by measuring and comparing key...

August 11, 2010

A 25-story condominium tower will be the key feature of Sherman Plaza, a $180 million mixed-use project that will occupy nearly an entire block in downtown Evanston, Ill. Architect is Daniel P. Coffey &...

August 11, 2010

One curious trend pushing professional sports franchises and civic leaders to develop new stadium projects is the wave of audio-visual and interactive "enhancements" to live action. The high-tech amenities increase project...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending for manufacturing facilities jumped 31% in the last two quarters. It is forecast to increase 30% or more by the end of next year and will continue to expand into 2007. Nonetheless, the after-...

August 11, 2010

Construction steel prices fell from August to March in a weak investment environment, as new supply appeared from previously shuttered capacity and from imports. Prices are now rising, with much of recent decline...

August 11, 2010

Walls, soffits and mansards can benefit from zinc-iron-coated steel, aluminum and copper panels with smooth or stucco-embossed surfaces. Preformed claddings offered in comprehensive line include concealed-fastener composite...

August 11, 2010