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Construction Firms Getting Squeezed by Increasing Material & Labor Costs

Construction Firms Getting Squeezed by Increasing Material & Labor Costs

| February 14, 2017

National – The cost of materials and services used in construction rose markedly faster than the price of completed buildings, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that potential restrictions on the use of imported construction materials threaten to drive up […]


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ABC National Names Cloud Based ERP Company to Exec List of Strategic Partners

| February 8, 2017

Seattle, WA –  Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), a national construction industry trade association with nearly 21,000 members across 70 chapters throughout the United States, recently named Dexter + Chaney, a leader in cloud-based construction ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software, to the exclusive list of ABC strategic partners. Dexter + Chaney will join ABC’s […]


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SUNY Holds Topping Off for School of Pharmacy

SUNY Holds Topping Off for School of Pharmacy

| January 26, 2017

Designed by S/L/A/M Johnson City, NY – The State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY Binghamton) held a milestone topping-off ceremony for its new School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences designed by The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM). The new $60 million, 105,000sf academic/research-oriented facility will be located on a new, eight-acre health sciences campus being […]


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CarbonCure Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech Top 100

CarbonCure Named in the 2017 Global Cleantech Top 100

| January 24, 2017

Halifax, Canada – CarbonCure Technologies, a leading CO2-utilization technology provider, recently announced it was named in the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100, produced by CTG (Cleantech Group). The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas impacting the future of a wide range of industries. Featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges, […]


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Consigli to build Albany Med Ctr Pediatric Emergency Dept

Consigli to build Albany Med Ctr Pediatric Emergency Dept

| January 19, 2017

Albany, NY – Consigli Construction  has been hired as the construction management firm in charge of building Albany Medical Center’s new Pediatric Emergency Department, the first of its kind for the region and the only one of its kind in northeastern New York and western New England. The four-story, 70,500-square-foot Pediatric Emergency Department, expected to be […]


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Seventy-Three Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2017

| January 10, 2017

National  – Seventy-three percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2017 as contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments, according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. Despite the general optimism outlined in Expecting a […]


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Construction Employment Dips in December

| January 6, 2017

National – Construction employment slipped by 3,000 jobs in December, while average hourly earnings accelerated, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that recent construction spending numbers and their own survey of members suggest demand for construction remains strong, suggesting that the lack of […]


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Construction Spending Increases in November, Outlook for 2017 Appears Favorable

Construction Spending Increases in November, Outlook for 2017 Appears Favorable

| January 3, 2017

Natinoal – Construction spending hit a 10-year high in November with monthly and year-over-year gains in both public and private categories, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the November data indicates that the 2017 outlook for construction is favorable even as they cautioned that demand will vary for […]


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Electric-Vehicle Charging/Parking Lot Opens on Congress Street in Boston

| December 21, 2016

Boston – City of Boston and Commonwealth of Massachusetts environmental officials yesterday joined Boston developer Madison Properties and Eversource Energy executives to celebrate the opening of a new “green” parking facility on Congress Street in the Fort Point Channel neighborhood. Electric vehicles of all makes can park by the hour or the day while recharging their […]


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Fewer Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs During Past Year

Fewer Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs During Past Year

| December 21, 2016

National – Construction employment increased in 211 metro areas between November 2015 and November 2016, the lowest number of metro areas to add jobs in four years, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released recently by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that contractors in many parts of the country continue […]


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