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

The Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is architect for the $89 million Joe and Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas. Dallas-based Austin Commercial is general contractor...

August 11, 2010

After recording 8.1 percent growth in 2000, nonresidential construction spending increased by an estimated 3.3 percent between 2000 and 2001. But total nonresidential construction spending through the first two...

August 11, 2010