The diversity and durability of polyurethane carpet backing systems are illustrated in seven new case histories depicting commercial carpet applications at various locations ranging from offices in Johns Hopkins Hospital to...

August 11, 2010
  • ULI survey says hotels show highest rate of return. Stephen Blank, senior resident fellow of finance with the Urban...

August 11, 2010

Educational construction spending grew at a rate faster than any other nonresidential sector during 2000. The combination of favorable demographic trends, an aging educational infrastructure and the policy priorities of the new...

August 11, 2010

The Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Science Building is a new five-story, 130,000-sf building that will house the chemistry department at DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus. Seeking LEED Silver certification, the...

August 11, 2010

Santa Barbara, Calif.-based retail developer Investec Real Estate Cos. is erecting Gene Autry Plaza, a $17.5 million, 60,000-sf shopping center that’s part of a retail center development planned for Palm Springs,...

August 11, 2010

While the tradition of structural expression in Chicago's high-rise office towers may have been lost, the tradition of technological innovation has not. The latest advances, however, are literally invisible: from novel glazing...

August 11, 2010

Cylindrical locksets for a wide range of door conditions can be fitted on older doors with insufficient lock reinforcement, self-adjusting within 1 5/8- to 1 7/8-in. door thickness. Installs with just two #10 through bolts....

August 11, 2010

Plans for a 1.3 million-sq.-ft. office complex in Fairfield, Conn., have been unveiled by Stamford, Conn.-based developer Blackrock Realty and New York City-based architect Perkins Eastman Architects. Expected to...

August 11, 2010

The good news is that retail construction spending grew over the first five months of this year compared with the same time frame in 2000. The bad news is that the growth was less than during the same period in 2000...

August 11, 2010