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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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Dyer Brown Expands to Atlanta

Dyer Brown Expands to Atlanta

| July 23, 2018

Atlanta, GA – Dyer Brown has recently expanded to new offices in Atlanta  with a national roster of active and completed projects.  Focusing on the southeastern United States, Dyer Brown’s Atlanta team has begun new workplace, healthcare and higher-education building projects. In addition to its Boston headquarters staff, Atlanta-based project managers Maggie Mitchell, IIDA, LEED GA, […]

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Construction Employment Reaches Record High in Mass

| July 23, 2018

Alexandria, VA – Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2017 and June 2018, while 32 states and D.C. added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials cautioned that continued job gains […]

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Caesars Forum Breaks Ground in Las Vegas

Caesars Forum Breaks Ground in Las Vegas

| July 17, 2018

Las Vegas, NV – Caesars Entertainment Corporation broke ground  on its newest development, Caesars Forum, a $375 million, 550,000sf conference center in Las Vegas. Within walking distance to more than 20,000 Caesars Entertainment hotel rooms, connected to 5,000 Caesars Entertainment hotel rooms and adjacent to the LINQ Promenade retail district, this state-of-the-art and LEED silver […]

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Union Trust Bldg. Wins Architecture Award

Union Trust Bldg. Wins Architecture Award

| July 17, 2018

Pittsburgh PA  – The Union Trust Building was recently honored with a 2018 American Architecture Award for building restoration from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. The award  was presented to Elkus Manfredi Architects for its detailed, innovative design in restoring and re-envisioning the more than 100-year-old, 500,000sf structure. The building was originally commissioned […]

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Trade Dispute Increases Construction Costs, Data Shows

| July 11, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction costs accelerated again in June, with steep increases for a wide range of building and road construction materials as tariffs against foreign goods come into effect, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials say that contractors will have to assume […]

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Construction Spending Reaches Record High

| July 5, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction spending reached a record level of $1.309 trillion in May as monthly increases in residential and public investment outweighed a decline in private nonresidential outlays, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials warned, however, that continued labor shortages and rising materials […]

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