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June 27,2013

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years, which could signal a coming worker shortage,...

June 27,2013

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from charter cities that don’t mandate the equivalent...

May 31,2013

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half-dozen universities in Texas died on the final...

May 31,2013

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that would double the size of the Mall of America in...

May 28,2013

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) are asking Congress to enact...

May 27,2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid on federal construction projects over $1 million...

May 27,2013

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer due to legislation passed by the legislature and...

May 23,2013

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interesting fact: an architecture firm spends a median of $...

April 24,2013

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform proposal will provide interim legal status to some 11 million undocumented people.

April 24,2013

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of national green building rating programs, including LEED...