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New Construction Incentive Program Introduced

| April 24, 2018

Richmond, VA – OnCampus Brands has partnered with Fresh Twist by Pretzelmaker® to spur their development on college campuses around the country. Fueling this development is a first-of-its-kind construction incentive program that Fresh Twist will use to sponsor interested universities or contract operators that want to place a Fresh Twist byPretzelmaker® on their campus. Fresh Twist provides a […]

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2018 Real Estate Outlook Promising

2018 Real Estate Outlook Promising

| April 19, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. real estate industry is, in general, expected to be stronger than previously anticipated through 2018, according to the latest economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. The ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast, which includes predictions over three years, is based on a semi-annual survey of 48 of the […]

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Construction At U of Minn. Underway

Construction At U of Minn. Underway

| April 19, 2018

St. Paul, MN – Construction is underway on a $104.5 million renovation and addition to the University of Minnesota’s historic Pioneer Hall. Design architect KWK Architects, partnered with architecture/engineering firm-of-record TKDA of St. Paul, was contracted to transform the aging residence hall into a modern living space for the university’s students. Delivered via a Construction […]

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Program Helps Vets Find Jobs In Building Safety

| April 19, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council launched a new website for the ICC Military Families Career Path Program, which helps veterans who are transitioning to civilian life and their family members learn more about building safety career options. Over the next 15 years, the building industry will experience a loss of 80 percent of the existing skilled […]

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AKF Acquires Bold Rock

AKF Acquires Bold Rock

| April 13, 2018

New York – AKF continues to grow and expand from its roots in the Northeast and New England, to other parts of the country. The firm has acquired Richmond, Virginia-based Bold Rock Engineering Group, an MEP/FP and commissioning firm serving the region for nearly four decades. “This partnership makes sense for all parties involved,” said AKF […]

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Toronto’s Historic Tower Restored

Toronto’s Historic Tower Restored

| April 11, 2018

Toronto, Ontario – CINTEC North America, designer and manufacturer of the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, announced it recently helped restore the Simpson Tower, a famous Canadian landmark and one of the tallest buildings in Toronto. WSP Canada Inc., the structural and facade engineering consultants for the over-cladding of the Simpson Tower, contacted CINTEC, whose innovative reinforcing technology […]

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Construction Costs Climbed In March

| April 11, 2018

Arlington, VA – According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data recently released, construction costs climbed again in March. There were increases for a wide range of building materials, including many that are subject to proposed tariffs that could drive prices still higher and cause scarcities. From March […]

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Wolf Named Director

Wolf Named Director

| April 11, 2018

New York – Microdesk, an AECO technical consultancy, recently announced the appointment of Nicholas Wolf as Director of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Services. Previously AECO Project Manager, Wolf will now oversee all construction and VDC projects across Microdesk, and directly manage specific ongoing construction projects with government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Wolf joined […]

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SLAM Renovates Vistra HQ

SLAM Renovates Vistra HQ

| April 11, 2018

Dallas – The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) completed a six-month renovation of the 220,000sf headquarters of Vistra, a Texas-based energy company consisting primarily of its retail electricity provider, TXU Energy, and its power generator, Luminant. SLAM provided architecture, planning/programming, interior design, structural engineering, and branding/graphic design services. Working with company leadership to merge three distinct cultures […]

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CarbonCure Finalist in Carbon XPRIZE

CarbonCure Finalist in Carbon XPRIZE

| April 10, 2018

New York – Canadian company CarbonCure Technologies has been named one of 10 finalists in the global $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE for its technology that profitably converts carbon dioxide (CO2) into stronger and greener concrete. CarbonCure’s XPRIZE team, led by its executive vice president Jennifer Wagner, is the only female-led team remaining in the competition. The team consists of leaders across the industry […]

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