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JCJ to Design Resort Expansion

JCJ to Design Resort Expansion

| November 16, 2018

Durant, OK – JCJ Architecture announced the firm has been selected to undertake the design for a major expansion to the Choctaw Nation’s existing resort property in Durant, Oklahoma. JCJ will undertake the project alongside the design-builder, Tutor Perini Building Company, and design partner, Friedmutter Group. The planned expansion will significantly increase gaming capacity and will include a new […]

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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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Sam Houston Univ. Breaks Ground on Arts Complex

Sam Houston Univ. Breaks Ground on Arts Complex

| October 5, 2018

Houston, TX – A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held at Sam Houston State University for the new Arts Complex, designed by GUND Partnership, an architecture and planning firm headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., and led by Principal David Zenk with Dan Rutledge, Yoo Jin Chung and Lance Smith. GUND teamed with Kirksey Architecture of Houston, and […]

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Conner Named President of Dewberry Engineers

Conner Named President of Dewberry Engineers

| October 1, 2018

Fairfax, VA – Dewberry Engineers Inc, a privately held professional services firm, has announced that Darren Conner, PE, has been promoted to president of the firm’s nationwide engineering practice. He will oversee operations within more than 50 offices from coast to coast, with services that include environmental, site/civil, structural, mechanical/electrical, energy, and transportation engineering. A […]

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Shawmut West Coast Expansion

| September 21, 2018

New York –  Shawmut Design and Construction, recently announced an expansion to its executive leadership team designed to amplify the firm’s momentum on the West Coast. Former vice president of retail, Greg Skalaski, will step into a new role as vice president overseeing Shawmut’s Los Angeles and Las Vegas offices. His role will be taken over by David Margolius,  leading the […]

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AISC Course Explores the Steel Construction Process

| September 20, 2018

Chicago – AISC’s new Night School course, “Steel Construction: From the Mill to Topping Out,” takes an in-depth look at the entire steel construction process, from the manufacturing of steel to completion of the structure. Each session covers a distinct topic related to steel construction, presented by an expert on that particular phase of construction. […]

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Gilbane Announces New Student Housing

Gilbane Announces New Student Housing

| September 19, 2018

Providence, RI – Gilbane Development Company announced the launch of five new student housing developments around the country. All buildings plan to begin operations by fall 2020, apart from Octave at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, that is scheduled for fall 2019 occupancy. Altogether, the projects will hold over 3,500 beds and are valued at more than […]

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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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