The hotel construction market expanded sharply last year and is expected to stay at its heightened level for several more years, but no further significant expansion is expected.

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August 11, 2010

Accident Fund Insurance Company of America has started to transform the Lansing (Mich.) Board of Water & Light's Ottawa Street Station power plant into its new national headquarters. The $182 million project...

August 11, 2010

Government plans to build new embassy in Iraq. Marking the beginning of the post-Saddam Hussein era in Iraq, the U.S. State Department is planning to allocate $35.8 million to construct a new embassy in Baghdad. The...

August 11, 2010

Building Design+Construction's chief editor, Robert Cassidy, warned members of the Washington Metro chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute about the looming dangers of climate change and the impact it...

August 11, 2010

Spending for the construction of public buildings other than educational and health facilities — prisons, fire stations, courthouses — expanded by 6.7 percent between 1999 and 2000, a rate well above the 2.6 percent...

August 11, 2010

Software simplifies the design and pricing of radiant-heat flooring systems. Users input data about the project, and RFH WarmSource Version 2.06 calculates the heat loss of the structure, heat output, heat source requirements...

August 11, 2010

Union Park, a $6 billion mixed-use center in downtown Las Vegas, will combine nine million sf of residential, retail, medical, office, hotel, and civic space primarily for use by the city's residents and workers....

August 11, 2010

Baker Barrios Architects of Orlando, Fla., has completed designs for a rugby training facility at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Baker Barrios is providing architectural and program management...

August 11, 2010

While general contractor Holder Construction Corp., Atlanta, and its local partner Hawkins Construction Co., Omaha, lead the erection of the structural steel frame, design architect Gensler and architect of record...

August 11, 2010