The attack against the United States Sept. 11 did not deter most members of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) from attending their annual fall conference in Boston last month. The conference drew nearly 4,000, enough to...

August 11, 2010

One South Dearborn, a 40-story, 820,000-sf office tower currently being built in downtown Chicago, is the first LEED core and shell (CS) project in the Land of Lincoln to be pre-certified by the U.S. Green Building...

August 11, 2010

Construction materials costs are being abruptly pushed higher at the end of 2005 by the added demand and the reduced supply caused by the season's severe hurricanes. This ends a year of a steady price index, where...

August 11, 2010

Software caters to contractors

QuickBooks, the software currently used by 350,000 contractors to manage their finances, has released a special contractor edition for 2003. Built for...

August 11, 2010

The renovation of government buildings in Washington, D.C., is ongoing. The most significant current projects include the National Archives, the 168-year-old Treasury Building and the Smithsonian Institution's...

August 11, 2010

Strada Architecture and Urban Design of Pittsburgh broke ground in April on Nationwide Centre, part of a three-phase downtown redevelopment master plan for Washington, Pa., a city of 15,000 southwest of Pittsburgh....

August 11, 2010

WWCOT, a Palm Springs, Calif.- based architectural firm employing more than 120 people, is merging with Christopher S. Mills Architects of Palm Springs to form WWCOT/Mills...

August 11, 2010

Ground has been broken on the $27 million College of Education and Human Services Building at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville. The three-story, 98,000-sf building will house classrooms, teaching labs,...

August 11, 2010

Tacoma Convention Center

Tacoma, Wash.

The prospect of reduced tourism and travel in the sluggish economy...

August 11, 2010

Construction has commenced on the first phase of Metro Green Residential, a candidate for LEED New Construction and Neighborhood Development certification, in Stamford, Conn. The Metro Green Apartments project, a...

August 11, 2010