Cleveland Restaurateur buys Historic First United Methodist Church
This article was written by John Kosich, News5Cleveland.com about Cleveland restaurateur Tony George buying the historic Euclid Avenue church at auction.
We’re leaving all of the stained glass windows in place, we’re leaving all of the walls in place.."
Five Suggestions for Congress and Trump's 1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
Commentary by Ben Brubeck, vice president, Associated Builders and Contractors, CNBC
Here are five recommendations that will strengthen their plan."
SCOTUS Rules on Bargained Retiree Health Benefits
February 20, 2018
SCOTUS reversed a 6th Circuit decision regarding retiree benefits and required that collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) be interpreted according to ordinary principals of contract law, rather than the 6th Circuit's reliance on the "Yard-Man" case inference that CBAs vested retiree benefits for life....
JLL/Purdue University Project is Developing Algorithms to Improve Indoor Comfort
Building Design & Construction's Contributing Editor, Peter Fabris, reports on the impact of easy-to-access controls on workplace energy.
A partnership between design firm JLL and Purdue University has found that providing easy access to lighting and thermal controls improves energy efficiency in an office environment....
New Analysis picks Washington DC as Frontrunner for Amazon Headquarters
This article written by Kim Slowey, Contributing Editor of Construction Dive.
In its evaluation, HPS ranked DC the highest based on its above-average scores for such Amazon criteria as mass transit, workforce education level..."
ODOT Revokes Stow's Karvo Companies Ability to bid on State Road Projects
According to Beacon Journal/Ohio.com reporter, Stephanie Warsmith the Karvo failed to comply with state requirements to hire economically disadvantaged subcontractors.
Karvo, however, denies this allegation and is suing ODOT in Summit County Common Pleas Court."
Bedrock Seek bids for Interior Demolition of Former May Co. Building
This article was written by Stan Bullard, Crain's senior realty estate reporter.
We'll preserve all of the historically important features...The primary direction remains residential."
Opportunity Corridor Restarts After Taxpayer Lawsuit Dismissed
Article by Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer
As a result, ODOT plans to award a $200 million contract in late February or early March to build Section 3 of Opportunity Corridor."
Orlando Taylor: Sparking an Interest in Construction
“Orlando was one of my mentors while I was in ACE, and he was always challenging and engaging the students to be the best they can be. I specifically remember times when Orlando would give me or my fellow students a problem we had to solve, and while it seemed difficult at the...
Building Trades & SpanAm Partner in Recruiting
February 2, 2018
The Cleveland Building and Construction Trades Council and the Spanish American Committee's Latino Construction Program recently partnered to conduct a workforce recruiting event at the Laborers' Local 310 Hall. The event, a result of the Metro Health project, saw roughly 60 people...