Report: Design-Build to Deliver Almost half of US Projects by 2021
This article is by Kathleen Brown the Associate Editor for Construction Dive
According to the June 2018 “Design-Build Utilization” report, DB methods will represent nearly half, or 44%, of construction put-in-place ..."
Cedar Point is Building 2 new dorms in Sandusky
By Andy Ouriel, Newsroom Staff Reporter, Sandusky Register
A recent zoning change helps push forward a project to build two 9,700-square-foot dormitory buildings for park employees on Third and Fourth streets, all in the 2000 block."
What are the Benefits of Energy-Efficient Building Programs?
By BPT, The Los Angeles Times
Net-zero buildings, passive houses and LEED-certified buildings are the most widespread energy-efficiency programs adopted by North Americans."
Trump’s own Tariffs make it Harder to Rebuild Infrastructure
Reported by David A. Lieb, The Associated Press
The president seems to be at loggerheads with two conflicting priorities of his administration... He’s making it very difficult for construction firms and people who build infrastructure to be successful, at least in the short term.”
Multi-Billion Dollar Entertainment, Sports, Wellness Development Planned Near Sunbury
Story by Chris White, Channel 6 (ABC).
The venture company said the 350 acre development would initially be home to 15-20 attractions including a "multi-tainment" center that features..."
Forward Buying Won't Ease All Tariff Uncertainties For Firms
As reported by Engineering News-Record's (ENR) Midwest Editor and Associate Technology Editor, Jeff Yoders from the 2018 Q2 Cost Report.
...some developers and contractors began to rapidly award structural steel contracts in ... an attempt to avoid even higher steel costs in the future."
May Construction Starts Climb 15% Nationwide
This aricle is from Engineering News-Record's "New Project" section.
At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $783.6 billion, new construction starts in May advanced 15% from April, according to Dodge Data & Analytics."
Surging Home Sales Could Predict Where the Next Logistics Boom Location
By Author Kate Patrick, Supply Chain Dive
According to Census Bureau data, Dallas, Tampa and Orlando are the top three metropolitan areas for positive net population migration..."
Top 10 US Cities Posed for Construction Growth in 2018
As reported by the blog from PlanGrid
So, which cities in the US are experiencing the fastest growth in construction? "
AIA: Billings Increase for Eighth Consecutive Month
By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio, Architect Magazine
Demand for design services in the commercial/industrial, multifamily residential, and institutional sectors increased compared to a month prior and posted scores above 50, indicating growth."