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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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Growth Expected in Global Concrete Pipe Market

Growth Expected in Global Concrete Pipe Market

| November 13, 2018

National – According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the global concrete pipe market looks good with opportunities in the sewage, drainage, potable water, and irrigation sectors. The global concrete pipe market is expected to reach an estimated $23.7 billion by 2023 with a CAGR of 2.5% from 2018 to 2023. […]

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Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

Construction Bid Prices Accelerate, Contractors’ Costs Rise Faster

| November 12, 2018

National – The price of new nonresidential buildings accelerated in October as contractors attempted to recoup fast-rising costs for materials and labor, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials said that trade tensions and labor shortages are contributing to higher construction prices, making it […]

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Construction Spending Hits Record High

Construction Spending Hits Record High

| November 2, 2018

National – Construction spending hit a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.329 trillion and grew 5.5% for nine months of 2018 combined, with continued year-to-date gains for major public and private categories, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that while demand for construction […]

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Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros

Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros

| October 31, 2018

National – Construction employment increased in 278 out of 358 metro areas between September 2017 and September 2018, declined in 42 and was unchanged in 38, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that construction employment is growing in most parts […]

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JCJ Expands into Vegas

JCJ Expands into Vegas

| October 4, 2018

Las Vegas, NV – JCJ Architecture, an architecture, planning and interior design firm, has announced its expansion into the Las Vegas market. The firm, which has been in operation since 1936, has led hundreds of gaming and hospitality projects across the U.S. and internationally. JCJ’s new location, strategically located in the “entertainment capital of the world,” […]

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Hackley School Opens Health Center

Hackley School Opens Health Center

| August 24, 2018

Designed by ARC Tarrytown, NY – Hackley School recently opened the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness, a new 115,000sf home for physical education, athletics, and the school’s growing wellness programs. Designed by Boston-based ARC/ Architectural Resources Cambridge, the Johnson Center assimilates within its natural wooded surroundings and provides a strategic connection between the […]

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AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

| August 1, 2018

National – Construction employment increased in 272 (76 percent) out of 358 metro areas between June 2017 and June 2018, declined in 44 (12 percent) and was unchanged in 42, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that, for now at […]

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