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

A low-cost alternative to tubular doorpulls, the Compass collection includes multiple grip and standoff designs in a variety of metals and finishes. Available in lengths from 10 to 15 inches, the ADA-compliant doorpulls can be...

August 11, 2010

The national availability rate for industrial space declined from 7.1 percent during the first quarter of 2000 to 6.7 percent between April and June this year-the lowest rate in over four years. This marks the fifth consecutive...

August 11, 2010

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August 11, 2010

Education construction spending has entered a period of at least three years of very strong growth after essentially no-inflation-adjusted growth during 2002–04. Although spending growth on education projects has...

August 11, 2010

Bill Hellmuth, AIA, has been appointed president of St. Louis-based HOK, and Bill Valentine, FAIA, has been named chairman of HOK Group Inc....

August 11, 2010
  • A consortium consisting of HOK Sport+Venue+Event, Ellerbe Becket, 360 Architecture, and Rafael Architects has been awarded a contract to design the...

August 11, 2010