The building process doesn’t need to be overwhelming, even for first-timers. When looking at starting a building project, whether it is an addition to an existing structure, or an entirely new and individual building, asking yourself a series of simple questions will set you up for success. A Guide to Construction Planning by Star Building Systems addresses six stages of the building process, guaranteed to make your design and build process run smoothly while helping to nix problems before they appear.
In Milan, Italy, the new U.S. Consulate General broke ground on April 6. Managed by Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), a U.S. government agency that directs overseas builds, the 10-acre campus will feature a new Consulate building, as well as the restoration of the site’s historic Liberty Building and reconstruction of a pavilion on the 80,000-square-foot parade ground.
Ryan Companies US, Inc. (Ryan), a national leader in commercial real estate services, announces it has enhanced its Chicago presence with the opening of a new downtown office at 224 North Desplaines in the city’s West Loop neighborhood.