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July 16,2014

An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled construction of a new arena for the Detroit Red...

Plans call for restaurants, apartments, offices, a hotel, a cinema and a theater
July 16,2014

The Santa Clara (Calif.) City Council approved the next steps for a massive development project next to Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San...

July 11,2014

The decision held that even though, on most projects, the developer has the final say on design choices, the architect can’t escape liability to...

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July 10,2014

The latest data on construction site fatalities for 2012 shows a rise in the death rate to 9.9 per 100,000 workers after 2011 had reached a recent...

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July 10,2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on its proposal to eliminate the dual standard for compliance with rules...

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July 10,2014

A persistent drought in Southern California could lead to a water fee for new construction projects in Ventura.

La Entrada master-planned community in Coachella. Renderings: KTGY
July 01,2014

Plans for a new section of the proposed $1 billion La Entrada master-planned community in Coachella, Calif., moved ahead after the developer and...

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July 01,2014

The U.S. Department of Labor and MDG Design & Construction LLC have reached a settlement over wage violations at the federally-assisted 26-...

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July 01,2014

The National Performance Based Design Guide, based on research and development supported by the Science & Technology Directorate...

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July 01,2014

Scott City School District in Missouri recently broke ground on an 8,990-sf performing arts theater that will also function as a tornado safe room...