Warehouse construction spending was 11% higher in October compared to the same period last year, but spending increases in 2007-08 will only be enough to offset project cost increases.

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August 11, 2010

NFPA code gets preliminary OK. Meeting in Minneapolis last month, members of the National Fire Protection Association voted to accept the NFPA 5000 Building Code. The approval was "overwhelming,"...

August 11, 2010


        
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for the 560,000-sf, six-story replacement hospital for Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, Ill. Designed and...

August 11, 2010

Chicago-based architects Sheehan & Partners teamed up with San Francisco-based Paradigm Structural Engineers on the design of a 200,000-sf data center for Equinix, a Foster City, Calif.-based provider of network...

August 11, 2010
  • The Grand Rapids, Mich., office of San Francisco-based URS Corp. is architect for the 98,000-sf Red Skelton Museum and...

August 11, 2010

With a changing economy comes a changing workplace, as many design firms are finding today. Building owners and developers are now looking to build flexible work spaces that can be reconfigured as their needs change...

August 11, 2010

Conceived during the contentious period between 1993 and 1995 when health-care reform was making national headlines, Baptist Health Medical Center, North Little Rock, had to be designed for an uncertain future. But flexibility...

August 11, 2010

The specific gross domestic product (GDP) component that captures the trend in capital spending by U.S. companies — nonresidential business investment — declined for the seventh consecutive quarter during second...

August 11, 2010

One Ten Westminster in Providence, R.I., will be the state's tallest building if it reaches its planned 520 feet. The 456,000-sf, 40-story, 145-unit luxury residential high-rise is scheduled to begin construction in...

August 11, 2010

The Plexineon product line uses LED technology to create a bright, even glow across the luminaire, which is encapsulated with a solid plastic waveguide. The product comes in varying lengths and can be ordered from...

August 11, 2010