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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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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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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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Hundreds Of Bedrooms And Millions Of Dollars: The Most Expensive Houses In The World

May 12, 2022 (0) comment , , , ,

Think of your dream property and then think a little harder and you’ll begin to get an idea of what the most expensive homes in the world look like. Because what happens when you bring together an architect limited only by gravity and an owner with a bottomless wallet? You get a luxury house filled […]

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Earth Day groundbreaking for world’s largest wildlife crossing

Apr 28, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: Endangered big cats and other animals will soon get a way to safely traverse a 10-lane Los Angeles-area highway. A new wildlife crossing broke ground on Earth Day, April 22, according to the National Wildlife Federation, and will be the largest of its kind in the world. The Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing is a […]

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10 Mind-Boggling Modern Engineering Feats Across the World

Mar 10, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Marvels are innovative structures and things that make one gaze in awe. In today’s world, modern engineering has done amazing deeds when it comes to creating some of the world’s rarest marvels. Engineering has created structures that have the potential to affect Earth’s movements. There are also structures that are environmentally sustainable. Here, we look […]

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20 of the world’s most amazing engineering feats

Mar 10, 2022 (0) comment , ,

Skyscrapers are reaching for new record heights, huge tunnels are establishing new transportation connections, and colossal bridges are spanning greater distances than ever before. Around the world, gigantic engineering and infrastructure projects are opening up or are closing in on their completion. Itaipu Dam, Brazil/Paraguay It took forty thousand construction workers a decade to build […]

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Hoarding, ghost orders and pop-up warehouses: construction’s new supply chain playbook

Mar 10, 2022 (0) comment , , , ,

Material prices have hit a 35-year high. Here’s what contractors are doing to survive. Few old-timers can remember searching harder for roofing materials, bar joists or steel pipe. Prices for essential parts like these have risen by at least 50% in a year, and delivery dates are at least as long, if not twice. To […]

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