Marcum Commercial Construction Index Reports Nonresidential Construction Industry Slowing as Economy Cools
New York City, New York (Sept. 17, 2019)—The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter of 2019 reports construction spending slowing as the economy signals confusion and...
StonePoint Materials Announces Acquisition of Standard Gravel Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Sept. 17, 2019)—StonePoint Materials LLC (StonePoint) has announced the acquisition of Standard Gravel Company LLC (Standard). Standard is a leading regional producer of...
UFPI Acquires Pallet USA
Grand Rapids, Michigan (Sept. 16, 2019)—Universal Forest Products Inc. (UFP) has announced that one of its affiliates acquired Hartford, Wisconsin-based Pallet USA LLC. The acquisition expands UFP’s...
AWC Connection Calculator Updated
Leesburg, Virginia (Sept. 16, 2019)—The American Wood Council (AWC) released an updated version of its free Connection Calculator based on the provisions the National Design...
Ware Malcomb Recognized on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
Irvine, California (Sept. 16, 2019)—Ware Malcomb, an international design firm, announced it has once again been recognized on the “2019 Inc. 5000,” Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the fastest-...
4 Finalists for ITA Tunnelling & Underground Space Awards Focused on Managing Urban Expansion
Chatelaine, Switzerland (Sept. 16, 2019)—Since 2015, the international competition "ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards" has sought to reward the most ground-breaking...
Energy Efficiency Leads Energy Sector Job Growth
Los Angeles, California (Sept. 16, 2019)— Energy efficiency is the fastest-growing segment of United States energy-sector employment, now employing more than 2.3 million...
3 Project Updates on Sports Stadiums Across the US
Sports arenas bring in big bucks and crazy energy for the minor and major teams in cities across the nation. Here’s a look at three projects bringing in new builds and new momentum: Honolulu,...
Denver Airport Announces New Project Budget, Timeline
In the wake of firing Great Hall Partners (GHP)—the public-private partnership completing work on the project—Denver International Airport’s Chief Executive Officer Kim Day announced a new, larger...
Texas Central Enters Agreement for Design-Build of $20B High-Speed Rail Line
Last week, Texas Central (the company developing the rail line) announced it had entered an agreement with Houston and Dallas to complete the design and build of a $20 billion high-speed rail line...
FMI Report Predicts Significant Increase in Number of U.S. Megaprojects
A new report from FMI Corporation, “Megaprojects: Changing the Conversation,” estimates that annual construction put in place for megaprojects in the U.S. will increase 600%—from $50 billion to $350...
AIA Outlines Initial Plan to Drive Climate Action
Washington, D.C. (Sept. 16, 2019)—On the heels of announcing a landmark initiative to drive climate action, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is outlining an initial path forward for...
US Construction & Real Estate Industry M&A Deals Totaled $3.69B in Q2 2019, Says GlobalData
London, England (Sept. 16, 2019)—Total construction and real estate industry merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Q2 2019 (worth $3.69 billion) were announced in the United States, according to...
FMI Releases Report 'Megaprojects: Changing the Conversation'
Raleigh, North Carolina (Sept. 12, 2019)—FMI Corporation, a provider of consulting and investment banking services to the Built Environment, has announced the release of its latest report, “...
John Deere Extends 20,000-Hour 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader Warranty
Moline, Illinois (Sept. 12, 2019)—John Deereis extending the 8-year, 20,000-hour power electronic components warrantyon the 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader. The warranty supports John Deere’s...