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. 
June 03, 2013 | U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced today that construction spending d...

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May 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Tile of Spain consultant and ceramic tile expert Ryan Fasan presented his "What's Trending in Til...

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May 20, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With healthier job growth numbers and construction volumes at near-historic lows, real estate exp...

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The McCormick district plan, courtesy TVS Design
May 16, 2013 | Crain's Chicago Business

Hoping to send a loud message that Chicago is serious about luri...

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May 08, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When embarking upon a roofing renovation project, one of the first decisions for the Building Tea...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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Whitney Building, early 1900s, courtesy Historic Detroit.org
March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Detroit's David Whitney Building, a 19-story landmark erected in 1915, will be renovated for an A...

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March 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demol...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Vegas rebound: Genting Group acquires assets of stalled Vegas casino-resort
March 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

International hospitality giant Genting Group has announced a deal with Boyd Gaming Corp. to purc...

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The glass faade of the new Wilshire Grand tower will incorporate LED lighting.
March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,100-foot Wilshire Grand will combine retail and restaurant space, offices, and a luxury hot...

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March 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

If all goes as planned, Frank Gehry will design the first building in his hometown in some 25 yea...

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Hines acquires Archstone's interest in $700 million CityCenterDC project
March 03, 2013 | Hines

The Washington D.C. office of Hines, the international real estate firm, announced the acquisitio...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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At more than 1 km, Kingdom Tower will be the world's tallest building.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction team chosen for world's tallest building in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Photo: Jackson Design & Remodeling (JDR); winner of a San Diego National Kitchen
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Gray color schemes and transitional styles are among the top trends identified by more than 300 k...

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Pakistan to get world's tallest tower in $45 billion deal
February 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Newly signed mega deal will fund construction of several massive developments in Karachi, includi...

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Luxury and upscale projects lead the increase in hotel construction and planning
February 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff
5 forces driving hotel investment
February 05, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Hotels & Hospitality Group believes that signs point to an on-going upti...

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The form of the Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)-designed Zhengzhou Greenland
January 16, 2013 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 2.59-million-square-feet building houses a mixed-use program of offices on its lower floors a...

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A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

After years of neglect, the Building Team returned the lobby of the former Hotel
October 05, 2012 |

In April 2010, the Building Team of Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, Stanley D. Lindsey & Associate...

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

The 230-room InterContinental One Thousand Island Lake Resort, in Qiandaohu Lake
July 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Giants 300 Top 10 Firms in the Hospitality and Retail sectors.

The Dadeland Mall Kendall Wing Expansion. Courtesy of Simon Property Group.
July 17, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Lands new projects including the Perry South Beach Hotel and Dadeland Mall Kendall Wing Expansion...

Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began
June 25, 2012 | By Melissa Harris

Project, with price tag of $2 million to $3 million, needs council approval.

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