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BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for higher investment returns.read more
Perkins&Will is designing the building.
The pavilion includes a 66-room Emergency Department.
This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders about innovations in Passive House desig...
3XN designed the project.
Environmental and planning groups note soaring claims, flood insurance debt.
Now is the right and necessary time for the commercial real estate industry to shift its environmental strategy fro...
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U.S. construction activity is expected to bounce back in 2021, after a slowdown in 2020 due to challenges brought b...
Rider Levett Bucknall’s latest cost report singles out unemployment and infrastructure spending as barometers.
ABC’s Construction Confidence Index readings for sales, profit margins, and staffing levels increased in December....
New procedure would diminish influence of local code officials.
Energy-intensive sector comprises 10% of all commercial real estate.
The video game company is currently valued at over $17 billion thanks to Fortnite, its massively popular battle roy...
LMN Architects designed the $187 million project.
There is a nostalgia associated with sketching in the architecture profession. But is sketching still an integral p...
Restraints include high upfront cost, and lack of universal definition and approaches.
SourceBlue draws upon 20 years of supply chain management experience in the construction ind...
First update of ‘safe harbors’ in 15 years provides better clarity for design and construction firms.
NBBJ is among the firms tapping into this trend.
Gains are likely temporary as new industry survey finds widespread pessimism for 2021.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, many college and university residences were completed in time for classes, live o...
Battle over IP property claims by ICC and other codes bodies continues.
Businesses that install green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and rainwater harvesting are eligible.
Skylab designed the project.
New industry outlook finds most contractors expect demand for many categories of construction to decline.
The January 7 episode of BD+C's The Weekly is available for viewing on demand.
May limit the number of firms that could compete for contracts.
Projects include new General Assembly Building, outpatient facility at Virginia Commonwealth University.
The Edward J. Stemmler Hall project has won a Bronze Award in BD+C’s 2020 Reconstruction Awards.