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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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4 Entrepreneurial Breakthrough Lessons From July 4th

Jun 30, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

Independence was declared in 1776, but the Revolutionary War didn’t end until November of 1783. That makes it one of the longest wars in US history. For almost nine years, our founders claimed they were a nation before the rest of the world recognized it. They sewed flags and sang songs and laid down lives […]

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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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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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How Being a ‘Mompreneur’ Prepared Me to Run a Multi-Million-Dollar Business

May 06, 2022 (0) comment , ,

Five things I learned as a parent that helped propel my professional success. Being a “mompreneur” has taught me everything I need to know and understand in running a successful multi-million dollar business operation. Some of the top strategies I use today resulted from my experience as a mom raising two children on the autism spectrum, […]

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Port of San Diego to review $3B plan to redevelop Seaport Village

Apr 21, 2022 (0) comment , ,

  Port of San Diego commissioners on Tuesday began a review of a proposed plan to redevelop the Seaport Village area in downtown San Diego. The proposed project is from developer 1HWY1 and is expected to cost more than $3 billion. The redevelopment will feature a 500-foot tower with observation decks, an aquarium, multiple restaurants […]

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Why private construction jobs are requiring surety bonds, too

Apr 14, 2022 (0) comment , , , ,

Bonding is no longer just a requirement for public works projects. Public construction projects almost always require surety bonds. As a type of insurance, bonds protect the government if the wheels come off a project, or the contractor absconds with the funds. Indeed, bonding has been mandatory on federal public works projects since the late […]

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The Dotted Line: Taking over construction mid-project

Mar 28, 2022 (0) comment , , ,

  Circumstances can change quickly in any business environment, construction included. Contractors can take on a project that looks profitable on paper but ends up being a time and money pit because of something they overlooked during the bid process, unanticipated material increases, skilled worker shortages or other trades falling behind — the list goes […]

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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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