Hotel Facilities

Travelers are always looking for a home away from home, and the tourist industry needs these vacationers to survive. Creating a winning hotel can benefit everybody, and people will return to your retreat time and time again. 
December 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...

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The new prototype's open, social lobby space was designed to create a comfortabl
December 11, 2013 | Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

The extended-stay hotel prototype reduces development costs by 46% for franchisees and enhances t...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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December 04, 2013 | HOK

Dubai has been chosen as the site of the 2020 World Expo. HOK led the design team that developed...

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November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall syste...

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November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor cost...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme
November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang
November 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief
Real estate services giant Jones Lang LaSalle set out to answer these questions when it partner...
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Modernist structures can be viable candidates for adaptive reuse as lodging, suc
November 06, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

There’s more to creating a sustainable hotel than saving water and power by asking guests to reus...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Editor

The winners of the 2013 Reconstruction Awards showcase the best work of distinguished Building Te...

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October 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If you like to geek out on building information modeling and virtual design and construction, you...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

The $3 billion Willets Points plan in New York City that will transform 23 acres into a mixed-use...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 19, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthro...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Day 3 coverage of the BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo, taking place th...

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September 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this real-time coverage of day 2 of the BUILDINGChicago/Greeni...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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September 03, 2013 | Trepp, LLC

The delinquency rate for US commercial real estate loans in CMBS dropped for the third straight m...

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August 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's roundup of the top construction market news for the week of August 18 includes th...

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August 22, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This course discuses the latest technological advances in glazing, which make possible ever more...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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July 31, 2013 | AIA

A disappointing recovery of the U.S. economy is limiting need for new nonresidential building act...

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Quapaw Downstream Casino Resort, Quapaw, Oklahoma; Courtesy Manhattan Constructi
July 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Manhattan Construction, Structure Tone, Lend Lease top Building Design+Construction's 2013 rankin...

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Grand Hyatt Beijing Hotel, Beijing, China; Courtesy: Parsons Brinckerhoff
July 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Buro Happold top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the...

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Nova Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria; Courtesy: WATG
July 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, WATG, HKS top Building Design+Construction's 2013 ranking of the largest hotel architect...

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The Weitz Company recently completed a renovation of the Breakers Beach Club, a
July 22, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Despite some economic stressors, hotel operating fundamentals are poised to remain strong in 2013...

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