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Apple has Promised Three new U.S. Plants, Says Trump
Article by Harper Neidig, The Hills
Cook announced in May that Apple would be launching a $1 billion fund to boost advanced manufacturing in the U.S."
Acquisition by Jacobs Engineering Could Create a $15B Company
Article by Candace Carlisle, Senior Reporter for Biz Journal on Steve Demetriou, Jacobs Engineering's chairman and CEO's possilbe acquisition the could be the largest the industry has ever seen.
If Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) is able to close a $3.27 billion deal to acquire rival Denver-based CH2M HILL...
Construction & Engineering Update - Summer 2017
By authors Alex Johnson and Stephen Evans, Squire Patton Boggs
A new suite of JCT contracts has been introduced, FIDIC is due to publish the second edition of its “rainbow suite” later this year and, most recently, we have seen the arrival of the new NEC4 family."
Any Workers Involved in Building of Franklin County Jail Must Be Member of a Union
Article by Bill Bush of The Columbus Dispatch
The all-Democrat Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with construction unions saying that all workers on the county’s new $170 million jail must be members of unions or, if not, pay dues and fees to the unions."...
MIchael Bloomberg Announces 'American Cities Initiative' to the Amount of $200 Million
Article by James Brasuell, Planetizen.com
Michael R. Bloomberg will throw his financial might into helping beleaguered American mayors, creating a $200 million philanthropic program aimed at backing inventive policies at the city level and giving mayors a stronger hand in national politics."
Energy loans paid off Through a Long-term Assessment Added to Property Taxes
Cleveland.com article by John Funk of the The Plain Dealer discusses Greenworks Lending who are looking for owners of medium and small buildings to cut their energy bills through loans that will be paid off through a long-term assessment added to property taxes.
A Connecticut-based private finance company has expanded...
Tri-C Trustees Vote to put 0.5-mill Bond Issue on November Ballot
By Rachel Abbey McCafferty of Crain's Cleveland Business
The issue, if passed, would support a number of construction and renovation projects at Tri-C's campuses around the region."
IRS News for Business July 2017
IRS NEWS FOR BUSINESS July 2017
The IRS will be hosting three web-conferences this summer for small business owners, or people who work with small business owners. The 45 minute web-conferences are live and the speakers will take questions from the attendees. Time: 11am Eastern, 10am...
Commercial Construction Index
2nd Quarter USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index
The business leaders and dedicated workers that comprise America’s commercial construction industry play a vital role in steering the U.S. economy. More than 3 million Americans work in commercial and nonresidential construction, and the...
Mayor Frank Jackson Concerned About Senate Approved Budget
In the Cleveland.com article by Robert Higgs, Mayor Jackson outlines the several other areas of concern.
There are a number of changes in the budget that may have a positive impact on the city of Cleveland, but there are also a handful of items that would negatively impact our city."