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September 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Overall construction for hotel projects is up, but the current number of hotels currently being b...

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September 27, 2016 | Sterling Risk Advisors

Nearly half (45%) of those polled say election year uncertainty has a negative effect on risk per...

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September 21, 2016 | Navigant Research

Large-scale smart meter deployments are underway across Western Europe, while new deployments con...

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September 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.

September 06, 2016 | Chicago Faucets

The white paper discusses in detail four options used to mitigate transmission of waterborne bact...

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September 02, 2016 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending has been suppressed over the last year or so with the primar...

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September 01, 2016 | CannonDesign

CannonDesign releases infographic to better help universities obtain more R&D funding.

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August 16, 2016 | ABC and BD+C Staff

The Chief Economists for ABC, AIA, and NAHB all see the construction industry continuing to expan...

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August 09, 2016 | Steve Higgs, Senior Managing Director for CBRE Healthcare

The right approach during the planning, design, and construction of a new facility can yield a po...

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A new plant science lab at Purdue University has gotten funding approval from the state, and awaits Gov. Mike Pence to sign off on it. Construction could begin next year and be completed in 2018. The lab’s researchers will study how to make cash crops grow better in a controlled, high-tech setting. CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, in a new report, predicts that business strategies will play more important roles in driving the designs for labs of the future.  Image: Purdue University 

August 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A new CBRE report emphasizes the importance of collaboration and standardization in lab design....

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August 05, 2016 | Associated Builders and Contractors

The drop in the construction unemployment rate from June 2015 extends the uninterrupted monthly s...

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August 02, 2016 | Associated Builders and Contractors

On a year-over-year basis, nonresidential construction spending has fallen 1.1 percent, marking t...

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Acumen Development Partners recently broke ground on the first tri-branded Marriott Hotel. The 470-room, $137 million project, adjacent to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., is scheduled to be completed in 2018. Spending on hotel construction nationwide, which has boomed of late, is expected to level off in 2017, according to AIA's latest Consensus Forecast Panel. Image: Acumen Development Partners

July 26, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But several factors could make the industry downshift.

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June 15, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Bradley’s 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey offers insights into restroom use.

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May 05, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

AllTransit analyzes the social benefits of good transit service by analyzing data related to heal...

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May 05, 2016 | Saint-Gobain & SageGlass

A Saint-Gobain and SageGlass Work Environment Survey found insufficient access to daylight, poor...

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April 15, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Nonresidential construction has gotten off to a hot start this year and looks to gain even more m...

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April 14, 2016 | Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

Despite a slight regression, nonresidential construction confidence is still in positive territor...

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April 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Survey respondents are targeting smaller acquisitions, at a time when market cap rates are narrow...

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AIA: Public-private partnerships could solve nation’s public infrastructure crisis

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April 04, 2016 | AIA

A new white paper addresses the nation’s $3 trillion public infrastructure crisis and how public...

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The Mall of the Future will be a combination community center and gathering place. It will be technology rich, be attached or near living and working spaces, and will provide variety to lure customers for frequent visits. Image: CallisonRTKL's “Mall of the Future” report

March 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

CallisonRTKL foresees future retail centers as hubs with live/work/play components. 

AIA's latest diversity report paints a picture of an industry that still isn't proactively recruiting, developing, or promoting enough women or people of color. Image: Pixabay

March 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Dissatisfaction with “work-life balance” and compensation are cited as reasons why companies’ div...

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February 26, 2016 | BD+C Editors and Ted Moudis Associates

The report, from Ted Moudis Associates, encompasses over 2.5 million sf of workspace built over t...

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February 24, 2016 | CBRE and BD+C Staff

Senior housing occupancy is at its highest level since 2007, and 2015 was a record year for sales...

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February 22, 2016 | BD+C Staff 

Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...

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February 18, 2016 | Bradley Corporation

Americans are encountering more unkempt restrooms, triggering negative perceptions of businesses,...

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February 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

U-Haul truck rental costs are a good early predictor of migration trends in the U.S.

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February 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Floating vanities, tricked-out showers, and freestanding tubs highlight the top bathroom design t...

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February 01, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Charging stations, built-in coffeemakers, and pet stations—these are among the top kitchen design...

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January 20, 2016 | AIA

While volatility persists, architecture firms reported healthy performance for 2015.

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