Charlotte contracting giant J.A. Jones Inc. may not be reeling from the March bankruptcy of German parent Philipp Holzmann AG, but it is taking action. Reportedly in talks with another well-heeled German suitor, the...

August 11, 2010

Architecture firm Omniplan completed phase two construction of a 2,100-seat worship center for Watermark Community Church in Dallas. The expansion will accommodate worship services on an 11.5-acre campus where an...

August 11, 2010

World of Concrete is an annual trade show of interest to building designers and contractors. Featuring exhibits, seminars and demonstrations relating to concrete materials and construction methods, the event is a must-visit for...

August 11, 2010

Construction spending on education facilities rebounded to double-digit growth last fall, following a brief decline during the summer months. Education project starts increased 27.5% between the first and second...

August 11, 2010

The new Artisan Center of Southwest Virginia is intended to showcase local artisans and foster regional economic development. Located on the campus of Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon, Va., the 40,...

August 11, 2010

io Lighting’s Line Series 2.0 LED fixture is just two inches high and two inches deep, allowing luminous accents to be delivered from tight architectural details. Suitable for both interior and exterior applications...

August 11, 2010

San Francisco may build a sustainable artificial island city on the existing Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. Real estate developer Lennar Corporation has proposed building a self-sustaining city on Treasure...

August 11, 2010

After a fast start the commercial sector, which includes retail, warehousing, and parking, now lags the rest of the nonresidential market. The outlook through 2006 is for only a 5.4% annual growth pace (3.0% after...

August 11, 2010

The three-story, 80,000-sf office building in Albuquerque, N.M., designed by local architect Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, has been pre-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council for a Silver rating in its LEED Core and...

August 11, 2010