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Concrete frame tops out at $2B Intuit Dome

Aug 12, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: The AECOM-Hunt Turner joint venture building the $2 billion NBA Intuit Dome arena for the Los Angeles Clippers topped out its concrete frame last week, just six months after its first foundation was poured, according to a Turner press release. The project broke ground in September 2021. Completing the concrete frame took more than […]

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Top 10 US metros for construction starts

Jul 28, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

   Brief: The value of commercial and multifamily construction starts rose 24% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year in the country’s top 20 metropolitan areas, according to Dodge Construction Network. The top three markets are New York City, Dallas and Washington, D.C. In the first half of the […]

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Tech giants plan to spend billions to construct new plants, data centers

Jul 28, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Clients like Samsung, Panasonic and Google eye massive U.S. projects in coming years. Samsung, the South Korea-based electronics company, has begun applications for tax breaks on 11 potential chip plants worth about $191 billion in Texas. Chung Sung-Jun / Staff via Getty Images  Tech companies are influencing a boom in different types of construction, namely […]

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6 Construction Payment Problems and How to Avoid Them

Jul 21, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Even companies that are profitable on paper can be crippled if they can’t collect payments promptly. It’s no secret that in the construction industry, cash flow is king. Even companies that are profitable on paper can be crippled if they can’t collect payments promptly. It’s an industry-wide problem, and it affects subcontractors, residential contractors and […]

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The world’s most incredible homes

Jul 15, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Shelter is one of the basic human needs. The best homes turn that need into art. From an architectural bunker buried deep beneath the ground to a futuristic shipping container home in the Californian desert. Here is a selection of the most beautiful homes ever built by some of the most masterful architects who have […]

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Lego to open first US factory

Jun 23, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: Lego Group on Wednesday announced that the company will invest over $1 billion to open a factory in Chesterfield County, Virginia, according to a company press release. Construction will launch in the fall of this year, with a projected start date for production in the second half of 2025. The 1.7 million-square-foot facility will […]

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New algae-based cement garners attention from AEC industry, Microsoft

Jun 13, 2022 (0) comment

Brief: Algae is not just some stuff floating around in your fish tank or on pond rocks — it’s also a key component of a new zero-carbon cement mixture, according to a June 6 press release. Boulder, Colorado-based zero-carbon research company Prometheus Materials is using algae to create a greener binding agent, according to the […]

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Stadiums of tomorrow: Franchises across leagues look to build new homes

Jun 09, 2022 (0) comment , ,

As the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes move closer to a new arena, here we examine the status of the country’s biggest stadium projects. Much like their animal namesake, the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes prowl their home state, seeking a new home after having to turn to the ice at Arizona State University to host their home games […]

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10 of the World’s Biggest Construction Projects of 2022

Jun 02, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

The world is building state-of-the-art infrastructure at a breakneck speed and a booming construction industry across the globe brings some incredible construction projects into the spotlight. Each year, the world’s largest construction projects are being pitched, built, and completed. So, what are the biggest construction projects of 2022 from around the globe? We take you […]

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Best Bathroom Trends of 2022

May 26, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Bathrooms are in the spotlight and we’re loving it! Gone are the days of being strictly utilitarian, the future sees this space leaving its humble origins in the dust. These interiors offer so much more than appeasing basic necessities, quickly becoming at-home retreats resembling personal spas. Check out the top bathroom trends 2022 has in […]

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