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Columbia U Contracts EBI for New Building

| February 14, 2019

New York City – Columbia University contracted EBI Consulting for commissioning of its new University Forum Building located in Manhattan. This new multipurpose venue consists of an auditorium, meeting rooms, catered and grab-and-go food service, and over 30 faculty and support offices. The structure will foster community activity and growth as the gateway to Columbia […]

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New Weather Risk-Management Dashboard Released

New Weather Risk-Management Dashboard Released

| January 29, 2019

National – Athenium Analytics, a company specializing in risk analysis and business intelligence solutions, released the first comprehensive weather risk-management dashboard tailored for the construction industry. The software-as-a-service platform, GaugeConstruction, is being released nationwide after a year of development with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). GaugeConstruction delivers short-term, long-term and post-event weather insights […]

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Entire Building Sent to Typhoon Victims

Entire Building Sent to Typhoon Victims

| January 23, 2019

  Bangor, Maine – SnapSpace Solutions Inc. (SSI), a Brewer-based American manufacturer of fully customizable structures using recycled steel shipping containers, loaded an entire building onto a jumbo jet headed for the Pacific island of Saipan at the Bangor International Airport on January 19. The building was a portable, sanitary, disaster relief structure, commissioned by […]

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AGC Reports Increase in Construction Employment in 2018

AGC Reports Increase in Construction Employment in 2018

| January 21, 2019

National – Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2017 and December 2018, while 36 states added construction jobs between November and December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently. Association officials cautioned that growing labor shortages and trade disputes […]

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AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

| January 16, 2019

National – After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials noted that the cost of many construction […]

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Contractors Plan to Expand, Expect Labor Shortages

Contractors Plan to Expand, Expect Labor Shortages

| January 3, 2019

National – Seventy-nine percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2019 but an almost equal percentage are worried about their ability to locate and hire qualified workers, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate. The findings are detailed in “Contractors Remain […]

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NV5 Global Announces Contracts in Three States

| December 20, 2018

Hollywood, FL – NV5 Global, Inc., a professional engineering and consulting solutions provider with corporate headquarters in Hollywood, Fla., announced $15 million in program management contract awards in Ohio, Colorado, and California. In Ohio, NV5 was awarded a contract to provide construction monitoring services for a major metropolitan hospital in Cleveland, scheduled to be completed in […]

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JCJ Architecture Announces Supportive Housing Project

JCJ Architecture Announces Supportive Housing Project

| December 4, 2018

New York – JCJ Architecture announced the firm will design a housing facility for Barrier Free Living (BFL), a community nonprofit in New York City that provides support services for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. Once completed, the facility will feature 74 apartments, a rear garden, an elevated outdoor recreation area, and community support spaces. […]

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Construction Software Company Adds Capabilities

Construction Software Company Adds Capabilities

| December 4, 2018

National – PlanGrid, a company specializing in construction productivity software, announced the availability of PlanGrid Connect, an expansion of the PlanGrid API and new direct pre-built integrations, signaling a robust commitment to its partner ecosystem. The latest capabilities enable teams to easily and quickly customize integrations between PlanGrid and other software solutions without IT resources. Integrations will […]

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Survey Highlights Economic Risk to U.S. Companies

Survey Highlights Economic Risk to U.S. Companies

| November 21, 2018

National – Two-thirds of U.S. corporate decision-makers have not locked in favorable rates to mitigate their interest rate and foreign exchange exposure, a decision that can cost their firms millions of dollars, according to a survey released today by Citizens Bank. Despite this reality, the survey found that business leaders expect rates to continue to […]

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