How the coronavirus is impacting the AEC industry

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Coronavirus | March 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Here's the latest news BD+C editors are tracking on COVID-19's impact on the AEC industry and the real estate market.

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Building Team | January 31, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The boots are available now.

This month, developer Embrey Partners began construction on The Elm at River Park, a 293-unit property in Fort Worth, Texas, which should be ready for occupancy in the summer of 2021. A new report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies states that amenities-rich buildings with high rents are increasing the norm for new multifamily construction. Image: Embrey Partners

Multifamily Housing | January 31, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nearly half of all renters are “cost burdened,” according to the latest Joint Center for Housing Studies report....

Market Data | January 30, 2020 |

Investment in structures contracts.

Trim-Tex recently rolled out its latest vinyl corner bead innovation, Fast Edge®, promising to drastically cut down on the time and material it takes to finish drywall corners. How much can these corner beads actually save contractors? They put it to the test!

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Market Data | January 30, 2020 | Global Data

A total of 48 deals worth $505.11m were announced in December 2019.

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Codes and Standards | January 30, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

By 2030, Millennials and Generation Z will dominate workforce.

Healthcare Facilities | January 30, 2020 | CallisonRTKL blog | Alice Wainwright

Hospital employees, though excited about technological advancements, are expected to navigate a new workplace and car...

A huge all-glass roof provides a stunning view into the esplanade of Place Ville Marie, a mall and gathering place in downtown Montreal. Images: Sid Lee Architecture

Retail Centers | January 30, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This $200 million project provided the installer, Seele, with some valuable lessons learned working with large panels...

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Architects | January 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The school was established in 1932.

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Codes and Standards | January 29, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Excess comes as middle class housing shortage worsens.

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Market Data | January 29, 2020 | Navigant

Wind power is being developed in more countries as well as offshore and onshore.

ZHA OPPO HQ aerial at night

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Office Building Design | January 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ZHA sees your two connected towers and raises you another two.

What eight leading economists predict for nonresidential construction in 2020 and 2021

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Market Data | January 28, 2020 | BD+C Staff

Public safety, education, and healthcare highlight a market that is entering growth-slowdown mode, but no downturn...

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Codes and Standards | January 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides guidance on building engineered wood floors, walls, and roofs.

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Market Data | January 28, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Los Angeles will have a growth rate of 2.5% with 19 new hotels/2,589 rooms opening.

Atari Hotel

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Hotel Facilities | January 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The first location will break ground in Phoenix later this year.

Call for entries: 2020 Reconstruction Awards

Linode Headquarters, Philadelphia, Pa., a 2019 Reconstuction Award winner. Photo: Todd Mason/Halkin Mason Photography

    

Reconstruction Awards | January 28, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The 2020 Reconstruction Awards recognize the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects, based on overall...

One Za'beel as seen from ground level

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Mixed-Use | January 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Nikken Sekkei is designing the project.

January 27, 2020 | HDR Insights | Kaia Nesbitt, Director, Development

Understanding the complexities of a community by pairing quantitative data and human needs.

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Market Data | January 27, 2020 | Lodging Econometrics

Projects under construction continue to rise reaching an all-time high of 1,768 projects.

Exterior St. Edward's Recreation center at dusk

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University Buildings | January 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Specht Architects designed the building.

SHU hockey rink

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Arena | January 27, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

ALG and S/L/A/M Collaborative are designing the project.

The design team wanted to create a powerful sense of arrival at the new Green Haven Shelter for Women. The shelter’s design includes a welcoming canopy that brings warmth to the façade.

January 24, 2020 | Stantec Blog | Robyn Whitwham

How designing a women’s shelter taught one architect about recovery, reintegration, and empowerment.

Market Data | January 24, 2020 | USGBC

Colorado leads the nation, showing how LEED green buildings support climate action and a better quality of life.

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Codes and Standards | January 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FenStar Certification Program ensures windows, doors, and skylights meet Energy Star specifications.

80 M expansion

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Wood | January 24, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hickok Cole is designing the project.

Giants 300 | October 25, 2019 | BD+C Staff

AECOM, HOK, Jacobs, and Turner Construction top the rankings of the nation's largest government buildings sector arch...

January 23, 2020 | GBBN Insights | Amanda Markovic, AIA

Are libraries still relevant in a digital world?

Construction contractor confidence surges into 2020, says ABC

More than 50% of contractors expect their profit margins to increase over the next six months. Photo by Quintin Gellar from Pexels

  

Market Data | January 23, 2020 | Associated Builders and Contractors

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sales, profit margins,...

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Codes and Standards | January 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Natl. Apartment Assn. study says rent control decreases housing supply, harms condition of housing stock.

Unicorn Island aerial

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Urban Planning | January 23, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is the first on the 67-hectare island.

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