State Bill Could Give Big Projects Sizable Jolt
As reported by Crain's Cleveland Business' Jay Miller government reporter.
HB 469 would authorize a new tax credit of as much as 10% of the development cost of what the legislation calls "transformational mixed-use developments."
Girls-Only Trade Classes are Spreading and Upending Stereotypes
This article is by Brenda Iasevoli, The Hechinger Report
All-girls shop classes aim to empower girls, but risk running into the crosshairs of Title IX."
Plain Dealer Building to Become new Police Headquarters
As reported by Robert Higgs, cleveland.com.
The project is expected to cost about $60 million - including about $18 million for the building and surrounding 8 acres of property. "
Retail Invasion Heats up with Meijer, Menards
This new article is by Stan Bullard, Senior Reporter/Real Estate for Crain's Cleveland Business.
Menards and Meijer are starting to make it real in Northeast Ohio."
Effects Show with Aluminum and Steel Costs at its Highest
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
Contractors’ costs for a wide range of materials and services have escalated dramatically in the past few months, putting a squeeze on profits and dimming the outlook for both public and private projects."
Beige Book Comments Relevant to US Construction to Ohio and Fourth Reserve District
The “Beige Book” is a compilation of informal soundings of business conditions in each of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, which are referenced by the name of their headquarters cities. The latest Beige Book (https://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/beige-book-default.htm), issued July 18, is based on information collected...
5 Trends Shaping the Future of Offsite Construction
Article by Author, Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive.
It is much more efficient for an owner, developing properties in multiple regions, to contract with one or two modular factories rather than trying to find workers in several labor markets..."
Summer Internships Add Valued Career Experience
Summer means R&R for many young people, but not for several students involved with the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland. These young people are working hard this summer learning more about the building and construction industry. These opportunities fall...
State Construction Group Launches Opioid Awareness Week
This article is by Ernie Smith a social media journalist for Associations Now.
We want to make sure our people know there are alternatives to opioids, and give them support if they are having a problem."