Sixteen months after Hurricane Katrina caused heavy wind and flood damage to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, the historic, 14-story hotel has reopened. The comprehensive project involved restoring the...

August 11, 2010

Just 13 months after a tornado ripped through Americus, Ga., killing two people and destroying dozens of homes and businesses, including Sumter Regional Hospital, the town of 17,000 is celebrating the grand opening...

August 11, 2010

Arizona State University, with an enrollment of 57,000, is planning a downtown Phoenix campus that will cover 10 blocks, encompassing 1.5 million square feet of academic and support space and an equal amount of...

August 11, 2010

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