The overall (downtown and suburban space combined) national office vacancy rate fell from 9.6 percent during the second quarter of 1999 to 8.1 percent during the same three months of this year, according to data from the most...

August 11, 2010

Emerson Plaza Two, the second of twelve condominium towers planned for Altamonte Springs, Fla., will be a $20 million, 12-story building with 54 condo units and two penthouses. The structure will be identical to...

August 11, 2010

The new TS420 Oxygen Deficiency detector continuously detects oxygen depletion in confined spaces, such as wastewater-treatment facilities, tunnels and utility vaults. The unit features an electrochemical cell sensing element,...

August 11, 2010

Mergers/acquisitions

Chicago-based Lohan Associates has changed its name to Lohan Caprile Goettsch architects. Joseph Caprile and James Goettsch are...

August 11, 2010

Global label manufacturer Avery Dennison has consolidated the corporate leadership and research teams of its largest division into a new 222,000-sf office and research facility in Mentor, Ohio. Cleveland-based...

August 11, 2010

Autodesk's Architectural Desktop provides an all-in-one integrated environment for architectural firms to accomplish conceptual design, design development and design documentation. The software follows the...

August 11, 2010

A new $200 million, 650,000-sf acute care hospital planned in Elgin, Ill., will take advantage of stable water temperatures from a nearby 15-acre lake to help heat and cool the interior spaces. The 2,400-ton lake-...

August 11, 2010

The problems of the manufacturing and wholesale distribution sectors of the U.S. economy continued to weigh heavily upon the demand for industrial space during the final months of 2001. The availability rate for...

August 11, 2010

The cost to build green remains on par with standard construction costs, according to a study published in July by cost management consulting firm Davis Langdon. Conducted in 2006, the study, “The Cost of Green...

August 11, 2010

Hotel construction spending is up 112% since the hotel building boom began in March 2006, and an additional increase of 24% is expected by the end of 2008.

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August 11, 2010