Following an extended lame duck session, Congress sent to the White House just before Christmas four appropriations bills with funding for federal construction-related activities. Both General Services Administration...

August 11, 2010

The announcement on November 22 that Leslie Shepherd, AIA, acting chief architect for the U.S. General Services Administration, would officially be the agency's new chief architect brought an end to a lengthy...

August 11, 2010

Poured gypsum flooring underlayments can be applied to a number of flooring situations, including radiant flooring, commercial floors and wood frame structures for sound and fire resistance. The product is usually poured over...

August 11, 2010

Terrorism insurance backup plan adopted. Construction and development interests are applauding the passage by Congress last month of a law that commits the federal government to underwrite a major...

August 11, 2010

Learn and master AutoCAD 2000 and its 400 new features with the help of AutoCAD 2000 in a Nutshell, a 630-page reference guide that contains alphabetically arranged descriptions of every command and...

August 11, 2010

Hotel construction spending, which has been very erratic, is up 28% since the bottom of the hotel building cycle two year ago. Although hotel construction spending fell 10% in November, December, and January, expect...

August 11, 2010

The materials shortages, rising selling prices, and long delays in the delivery of new factory equipment that often accompany fast-paced growth were all there at the beginning of the year when U.S. manufacturing...

August 11, 2010
August 11, 2010

Tacoma Convention Center

Tacoma, Wash.

Developer works to close land deal for hotel

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August 11, 2010

The 53,000-sf Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy will allow the local sheriff's department to serve more than 800 academy cadets annually while expanding weekend and evening education and training...

August 11, 2010