UK construction output will contract by 10.3% in 2020 “UK construction output continued its recovery in July, with output increasing by 17.6% month-on-month, significantly higher than the market consensus forecast of 10.5%. The strong monthly data is in line with GlobalData’s expectation of a steady recovery and reflects the general improvement in economic conditions across […]
AEG firm Woolpert Uses drones and manned aircraft to help safely and effectively manage mining, land development and other operations and assets. DAYTON, Ohio (Dec. 17, 2019) — Woolpert, one of the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firms, has been selected to perform aerial mapping and surveying via manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems […]
New York City, NY – Today, the New York City Council approved Proposed Initiative 1482B — to date, the most broad-reaching bird-friendly building policy in the country. The new policy requires that new buildings’ materials meet bird-friendly standards that greatly reduce collision risks to birds. The policy also covers major renovations that include modifying existing […]
GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, says that investment to drive total construction output in China to US$4.1 trillion by 2023 is driven by the Government’s efforts to boost spending on infrastructure. According to this research company, the value of construction industry in China, measured at constant 2017 US dollar exchange rates is expected […]
WASHINGTON – The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance has released a new 26-page report, Embodied Carbon in Buildings Materials for Real Estate, explaining how reducing embodied carbon in the construction process can save developers money and help mitigate the impacts of climate change. Greenprint is a worldwide alliance of leading real […]
TORONTO – Medallion Capital Group has broken ground at 260 High Park Church Lofts and Residences, what is the re-envisioned Alhambra Church, on the southwest corner of Annette St. and High Park Ave. in Toronto. The design retains and repurposes the elements that are of historical value in the heritage building, while introducing a new […]
Non-Profits and Charities Needing Construction Law Services Turn To New Volunteer National Construction Lawyer Network
LAUDERDALE, FL — As charitable organizations work to improve inadequate facilities or build new ones, legal bills may hold them back from their mission. Building for Good, Inc. (B4G), a national, web-based platform linking nonprofits and charities with skilled, volunteer construction lawyers, launched this month in Massachusetts, Florida, New Jersey, and Minnesota. B4G will help organizations […]
Swiss government focuses on road and rail projects as construction industry sees slow growth, says GlobalData.
Is Nonresidential Construction Industry Slowing as Economy Cools? Marcum Commercial Construction Index Says Yes.
New York City, NY – The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the second quarter of 2019 reports construction spending slowing as the economy signals confusion and indecisiveness. Nonresidential construction spending declined 1.8 percent on a monthly basis in June but is up 2.3 percent year-over-year. Total nonresidential spending in June was $773.8 billion on a […]