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The top 10 home building companies of 2021

Oct 14, 2021 (0) comment , , ,

Residential construction is booming. Here is where it’s the hottest and which contractors are cashing in the most. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Despite unprecedented labor and construction materials shortages, business is booming for home builders across the country. Over the past 2 years, residential construction permits increased 36% nationally and the average value of […]

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LA Clippers’ $2B Intuit Dome to be third most expensive US arena ever built

Oct 08, 2021 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: An AECOM Hunt and Turner joint venture broke ground on the $2 billion Intuit Dome — the future home of the Los Angeles Clippers — in Inglewood, California, Sept. 17. AECOM designed the arena, according to a press release. When the new, 18,000-seat arena opens in 2024, the Clippers will be done sharing their home court. […]

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The 7 biggest megaprojects that have broken ground this year

Oct 01, 2021 (0) comment , , ,

Each of these builds, ranging from office towers to arenas, cost over $1 billion. Despite a pandemic, a labor shortage and choked-up supply chains, contractors continue to work on projects with billion-dollar price tags, with builds ranging from office towers to arenas. While megaprojects continue, COVID-19-related strains on the construction industry are evident. Before the […]

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The Boring Co. wants to build an underground transit loop in flood-prone Fort Lauderdale. Can it be done?

Sep 24, 2021 (0) comment , , ,

Transportation experts say the project is possible, but building a tunnel under South Florida is expensive. “You can engineer yourself out of any problem,” said one expert, but it comes at a cost. Ask South Floridians about their basements, and you’ll probably get a bemused look. Few basements, or other underground structures, exist in South […]

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‘The homes where legends are made:’ A glimpse into stadium construction

Sep 16, 2021 (0) comment , , ,

Building a pro sports venue comes with more risks, more money on the line and stricter deadlines than most other projects. Nevertheless, it’s a rewarding experience, experts say. The NFL’s regular season is officially underway, and for the first time in league history, teams will be playing 17 games in the regular season. This means […]

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Poseidon Water clears hurdles for $1.4 billion Huntington Beach desalination plant

Sep 09, 2021 (0) comment , ,

A planned $1.4 billion desalination plant in Huntington Beach, the largest in the United States, could begin construction within the next couple of years as regulators appear ready to approve the project. Poseidon Water is seeking approval from the California Coastal Commission for the initiative — culminating more than two decades of work and, according […]

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SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Sep 02, 2021 (0) comment , , , ,

  The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. In the case that you were unaware, starting the week of April 6, 2021, the SBA is raising the loan limit for the COVID-19 EIDL program from 6-months […]

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Expert tips to capitalize on the life sciences boom

Aug 26, 2021 (0) comment , , , , ,

Leaders from DPR, Suffolk and other firms discuss the “secret sauce” of these in-demand projects. Providing flexibility, maximizing building codes and understanding best uses for retrofits are among some of the tips to capitalize on the life sciences gold rush. Demand continues to outpace supply in the life sciences industry, which consists of work for […]

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Indiana DOT, Purdue University developing wireless EV charging for highways

Aug 13, 2021 (0) comment , , , ,

Brief: The Indiana Department of Transportation is partnering with Purdue University and German infrastructure technology company Magment on a pilot project to develop the nation’s first paved highway segment that contains contactless, wireless technologies to charge electric vehicles as they drive over it. Purdue engineers are designing and testing the dynamic roadway, which incorporates Magment’s magnetizable […]

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Fraud Alert: Scammers Pose as CSLB Staff, Demand Money Over Phone

Jul 29, 2021 (0) comment , , , ,

July 28, 2021 The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has learned of phone scams targeting CSLB licensees. In the scheme, an individual falsely identifying themselves as an employee of CSLB demands a license “activation” fee of up to $500 be paid immediately over the phone or the license will be cancelled. Please be advised that […]

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