Procurement Perspectives: Factoring Political Dimension into Municipal Procurement
Article by ConstructConnect's, Stephen Bauld is a government procurement expert.
Although the importance of council supervision in the municipal procurement process is clear, difficulties arise when the political side of council thinking begins to cloud the discharge of its fiduciary responsibility."...
FirstEnergy to Build $37 million Center for Advanced Energy Technology in Akron
News article by Jennifer Conn, Akron reporter, cleveland.com
The center will directly support FirstEnergy's efforts to design and build a smarter energy infrastructure."
Aligning Owner and Contractor Interests
The author of the article is Danielle Ling, PropertyCasualty360.com elaborates on Disney's Tim East's central idea about how the best outcome of a construction project occurs when there is a shared vision between these two groups of owners and contractors.
To make this partnership possible, East told the audience there...
Five Building Materials that Could Help Save the Environment
This article is written by Lara O'Keefe, Bisnow National
Check out five materials architects and developers are using to make projects more sustainable."
Stalled Garfield Heights Project Could get Revamped
By Stan Bullard, Crain's Cleveland Business Senior Reporter/Real Estate
Grand plans are starting to circulate over and near the massive, long-stalled Bridgeview Crossing shopping center site on the northwest corner of Transportation Boulevard and I-480.
The Ohio Department...
Cleveland Athletic Club Conversion
This article by Karin Connelly Rice, Fresh Water reports on CEA members Joe DiGeronimo, vice president of Precision Environmental, and Don Taylor and Welty Building Company, along with other partners acquired the club.
We’ve been in construction/demolition mode for the last year,” says DiGeronimo. “...
University Hospitals Increases Economic Impact in Ohio by $3 Billion
By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer
Heidi Gartland, vice president of government and community relations for UH, attributes the increase to the hospitals' growth, acquisitions and efforts to buy and hire locally."
$16 million Health Center Being Built by Akron Children's Hospital
Lydia Coutré, Health care/Nonprofit reporter for Crain's Cleveland Business reports on Akron Children's Hospital quest to build a $16 million health center on Aultman campus.
"Our new North Canton Health Center will have all of our most essential services in one address, with easy wayfinding and free parking."...
Cleveland's Fannie Lewis' law Upheld by Appellate Court
By Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com
Cleveland won another legal victory on Thursday in defense of its "Fannie Lewis" law that requires contractors on big government jobs to hire local workers."
Where will the Construction Workers come from as the Post-Fire North Coast Rebuilds?
Article written by The Press Democrat's, Bill Swindell
Along with local agencies, the industry has responded with efforts to expedite training for high school students as well as adult education programs so people can quickly enter the workforce. Also being explored is the concept of using workers who might have barriers, such as...