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

Santa Monica, Calif.-based architect WWCOT has been selected by Santa Monica College to design a new student services and administration building for the campus. The design will focus on consolidating the college's...

August 11, 2010

Atlanta-based hotelier NYLO Hotels is set to break ground on properties in Plano, Texas, and Warwick, R.I., that will incorporate allergy-resistant guestrooms. The 176-room Plano property will feature 44 “pure rooms...

August 11, 2010

If you're looking for concentrated construction activity-either above or below ground-head for Boston.

The Central Artery/Tunnel project, popularly known as "The Big Dig," has no equal in the...

August 11, 2010

• Boston-based A/E firm Cubellis recently announced a merger with Seyffer + Koch Architectural Group, a New Jersey-based firm focusing on architecture, space planning, and interior...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending for multi-retail buildings (defined as shopping malls, shopping centers, department stores, and big box retailers) is currently 50% higher than a year ago, and is more than double the low point...

August 11, 2010