USGBC will collect performance data on all LEED buildings. The U.S. Green Building Council has launched the Building Performance Initiative, a program designed to put in place a comprehensive data...

August 11, 2010

Construction work has begun on the 30,500-sf, five-story Converge Condominiums in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, Chicago, the development will include 16 1,500-sf...

August 11, 2010

Federal government agencies expect to conduct a healthy volume of building construction in the 2001 fiscal year, which began Oct. 1, according to presentations made by agency spokesmen at FedCon, the recent 2001 federal...

August 11, 2010

Best known for shaving per-square-foot costs to the bone, retail owners have rarely displayed the ingenuity or good will to experiment with "green" building designs or sustainable operating strategies. Two companies...

August 11, 2010

• Mineola, N.Y.-based JRS Architect has acquired Soffes Wood Inc., a full-service design firm with 18 employees based in Manhattan.

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August 11, 2010

The National Roofing Contractors Association's (NRCA) Annual Market Survey revealed a 10.8% decline in overall roofing construction spending from 2000 to 2001. However, roofing contractors are optimistic for this...

August 11, 2010

Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, Wash.

Building team prepares sub packages for bidding

As design...

August 11, 2010

The installation of vegetated roofs in North America increased by 30% between 2006 and '07, according to the third annual Green Roof Market Industry Survey. The Green Roofs for Healthy Cities nonprofit organization...

August 11, 2010
  • NYC eyes Stock Exchange tower.

Left without a developer, the city of New York may serve as project head for a new...

August 11, 2010

Construction has commenced on a six-story, 187,000-sf LEED-registered office building in Las Vegas. The Class-A office complex, called Montecito Point, will be located in Montecito Town Center, a mixed-used...

August 11, 2010