Soho Beach House, a $32 million, 83,000-sf beachfront hotel/condo development in Miami Beach, broke ground last month. The project involves renovating and upgrading the historic Sovereign Hotel and constructing a 15...

August 11, 2010

The warehouse market is steady, with space demand and new supply pretty much balanced. Rental rates are rising at a 3.5% pace, according to Property & Portfolio Research, slightly faster than inflation. The...

August 11, 2010

PC-compatible vibration software allows professional engineers to easily determine the probable vibration characteristics of floor systems that have open-web steel joists. The program can handle spans of up to 100 feet and is...

August 11, 2010

Year-end totals for 2002 show why the healthcare market is one of the healthiest in the building industry. Total healthcare construction spending was 16.3% greater through the first 11 months of 2002 than during the...

August 11, 2010

Although far from robust, the preliminary government report on the nation's overall level of economic activity during the final quarter of last year did show growth, albeit scant.

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August 11, 2010

The 411 on plumbing

A nonprofit global Web portal for the plumbing industry was recently launched. The site features a search engine, an industry database, business news, new plumbing...

August 11, 2010

For Union Pacific Corp., the decision to build a new headquarters adjacent to its current home in downtown Omaha, Neb., was an easy one. Even at $260 million, the project makes good economic sense, says Jim Young,...

August 11, 2010

• Orange Loft, a Chicago-based developer of networkable office management software for architecture firms, has released a new version of its ArchiOffice program that allows firms to better manage submittals. Users...

August 11, 2010

The Collaborative for High Performance Schools is set to release a new edition of its guidelines this fall, the first major update since 2006. Committees are currently discussing what changes will be made and, according...

August 11, 2010

The hotel market remains the hottest nonresidential construction segment. The value of hotel construction starts is up 102% year-to-date through August, compared to the same period last year, according to Reed...

August 11, 2010