• Autodesk, Bentley sign interoperability agreement. San Rafael, Calif.-based Autodesk and Exton, Pa.-based Bentley Systems have agreed to expand interoperability between their architectural,...

August 11, 2010

Construction work has commenced on the first three of four new energy-efficient facilities for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in South Florida. Designed by JMWA Architects, Boca Raton, Fla., to meet...

August 11, 2010

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