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EPA Releases NC Drinking Water Lead Funding

On Tuesday (June 18), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a grant totaling more than $1 million to the North Carolina Department Health and Human Services to test for lead in s...


PPG Beautifying Schools This Summer Through Initiative

Earlier this month, global coatings company PPG revealed plans for its third annual New Paint for a New Start initiative that aims to create engaging spaces for students to learn and grow.


‘Ale’-ing Historic UK Rail Bridge Restored

A well-known landmark railway bridge in Tipton, England, has been replaced with a new structure in its original paint scheme as part of a metro expansion project.


Bidding Opens for CA City Sanitary HQ

Costa Mesa Sanitary District in California is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to its existing headquarters building.


Century-Old Paint Discovered During Lighthouse Reno

Preserved red paint from 1890 was discovered on a Lake Huron, Michigan, landmark during a renovation project to update the Tawas Point State Park lighthouse.


Sponge-Jet Featured on HGTV Renovation Show

Global manufacturer of dry, low dust, recyclable abrasive blasting media and related equipment Sponge-Jet (Newington, New Hampshire) made its television debut last month as part of a histori...


News from the Tracker: CA Garage, ON School

The City of Fresno, California, is soliciting bids for the renovation of an existing garage building into office space.


San Fran ‘Painted Lady’ Gets Pixel Paint Job

One of San Francisco’s iconic “Painted Ladies” has now been dubbed by neighbors as the “Tetris House,” after its original soft green shade has been painted over with neon pixels.


Dutch Boy Introduces Pro Contractor Program

Dutch Boy Paints, part of The Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group, is expanding its product offerings for the professional painting contractor with its new Professional Series program at ...


Bidding Open for New VA Fire Station Coating

The City of Waynesboro in Virginia is soliciting bids for the construction and coating of a new fire station.


Man Paints Fence Mural After Order to Hide Boat

A Seaside, California, resident has painted a photorealistic mural of his boat on his fence after the city told him the vessel couldn’t be visible from the street.


EPA Launches Energy Star NextGen Certification

Earlier this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiated a new Energy Star certification program for the residential new construction sector.


Paint Brand Trust Indicates Customer Satisfaction

Marketing research company J.D. Power recently released its 2024 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study, finding that manufacturers rely heavily on loyalty for both repeat purchases and positive reco...


Painted FL Building Owners Address Controversy

The owners of a recently repainted historic building in Fort Myers, Florida, say that they “followed the necessary rules” in response to inquiries regarding the unauthorized work.


HUD Opportunity Opens for Lead Paint Hazards

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released $90 million in funding to reduce lead-based paint and other residential health hazards for low-income families.


DE County Seeking Fire School Painting Bids

Kent County in Delaware is seeking bids for renovation and painting work to the addition on the Delaware State Fire School.


Coating Work Begins for MI Silo Murals

Several rusted 70-year-old silos in Saginaw, Michigan, are scheduled to receive new designs as a part of a project to paint murals on the structures this month.


Finalized Rule Bans Federal Building Fossil Fuels

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy issued a mandate to cut emissions from new or newly renovated federal buildings to reduce pollution, improve air quality and adopt energy-efficient e...


Bidding Open for MA Public Works Facility Painting

The Town of Duxbury in Massachusetts is soliciting bids for construction and coating of a new pre-engineered building.


Historic FL Building Painted Despite Stop Order

A 101-year-old building in Fort Myers, Florida, was painted over earlier this month, even after the city issued a stop work order once work began.


Developers Plan Bridge-Hotel Project

Saudi Arabia recently unveiled new plans to develop a hotel contained inside of a 450-meter-long bridge that stretches over a lagoon on the Gulf of Aqaba, as part of the Neom urban developme...


Bidding Open for VA Commission Building Painting

The Fort Monroe Authority in Virginia is seeking bids to repair the exterior envelope at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission building located in Hampton, Virginia.


Paint Stored in Home Garages Linked to ALS Risk

A study from the University of Michigan has reportedly found that storing chemicals, including paint, in a home garage may be associated with an increased risk of amyotrophic lateral scleros...


New Automated Factory Coats French Timber School

The new Bourdonnières School in Nantes, France, has reportedly become the first project to be completed using cross-laminated timber coated on the world’s largest automated coating productio...


Construction Planning Witnesses Ongoing Decline

The Dodge Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, reportedly fell 8.6% to 164.0 in March, as commercial planning in particular continued to decline.


Electrochemical Surface Coating Detects Bacteria

A novel sensor developed by researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt and Kiel University in Germany can reportedly detect dangerous bacteria in food production, as well as diagnose disease...


Bidding Open for Houston Airport Terminal Painting

The City of Houston is soliciting bids for coating and renovations to an airport terminal at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.


Airports Receiving New Infrastructure Law Grants

The Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded $148.3 million for 73 airport-related infrastructure projects in 28 states and Guam.


First Building Decarbonization Blueprint Released

At the beginning of the month, the Biden-Harris Administration published a national blueprint for the buildings sector to lower energy costs, improve resilience and tackle the climate crisis...


Contractors Needed for TX Admin Building Coating

The City of Waco, Texas, is soliciting bids for the construction and coating a new administrative building.


HI University Using AI to Preserve Historic Buildings

Students at the University of Hawaii’s Manoa School of Architecture are learning to digitally restore buildings in Lahaina using virtual 3D modeling and artificial intelligence.


Architect Unveils $1B Hollywood Tower Design

Design plans for a proposed $1 billion “vertical creative office” campus in Hollywood have been recently submitted by Los Angeles-based real estate development firm The Star LLC.


Nano ‘Paint’ Being Analyzed for Heart Treatments

University of Virginia Health Medical Center researchers have recently received $2.8 million to further a “paint” technique that could save heart and dialysis patients from needing multiple ...


London Eye Undergoing Repaint for Anniversary

London’s iconic observation Ferris wheel is getting a fresh coat of paint in preparation for its 25th anniversary and an anticipated influx of tourists in Europe for this year’s Olympics.


Contractors Needed for CA College Library Reno

The South Orange County Community College District in Mission Viejo, California, is soliciting bids for the remodeling and painting of the Irvine Valley College Library.


AkzoNobel Brand Preserving Historic Dutch Windmills

In partnership with the Kinderdijk World Heritage Foundation, global coatings company AkzoNobel will now be preserving historic 18th-century windmills in The Netherlands.


Protected 300-Year-Old Frescoes Painted Over

A recent paint job at a church in Tenerife, Spain, has caused a public outcry and an investigation as the intended renovation work reportedly covered government-protected, 300-year-old fresc...


Bidding Open for NC School Auditorium Painting

Durham Public Schools in North Carolina is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to an existing auditorium space in a school building.


Plans for Tallest US Skyscraper Fully Funded

Legends Tower, part of a mixed-used development project in Oklahoma City, has secured full funding, with construction potentially beginning in September.


Workers Raised Alarm Before ID Hangar Collapse

Several workers at the site of the collapsed Idaho steel hangar had conveyed concerns over the structure’s integrity prior to the accident, according to Boise Police Department investigative...


Asbestos Inspections Lag on Federal Buildings

A U.S. Government Accountability Office report has found that almost two-thirds of federal buildings were out of compliance with the General Services Administration asbestos inspection polic...


MLB Unveils Design for ‘Spherical Armadillo’ Ballpark

Major League Baseball team The Athletics has released new renderings of its proposed ballpark in Las Vegas, describing the tiered design as a “spherical armadillo.”


Bidding Open for GA High School Painting Reno

Jones County Schools in Georgia is soliciting bids for coating renovations at Jones County High School.


Battleship Texas Moved for Further Repairs

The Battleship USS Texas, which has been dry-docked for the last 18 months at the Galveston Harbor in Texas, is now reportedly headed back into the water as part of a re-floating process to ...


Contractors Wanted for FL Apartment Complex Painting

The Clearwater Housing Authority in Florida is soliciting bids for exterior painting to an existing apartment complex.


Painting Company Faces $60K in Lead Paint Fines

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Rhode Island painting company over $60,000 after an investigation found that it failed to protect workers from lead paint e...


FL County Seeking Detention Center Repaint Bids

Palm Beach County, Florida, is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to a detention facility.


GA College Initiative Installs Murals in Communities

A program from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia has reportedly transformed 16 public spaces with “larger-than-life” murals created by university alumni artists.


PPG Brand Unveils World Snooker Tour Partnership

Global coatings company PPG recently revealed that its Johnstone’s Paint brand has formed a partnership with the World Snooker Tour.


FAA Unveils $1B to Modernize Airport Terminals

As a part of the Biden Administration’s Investing in America tour, the Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded almost $1 billion to 114 airports nationwide, spanning 44 states and t...


NY Landlord Settles Lead Paint Hazards Lawsuit

Last week, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a settlement-in-principle agreement with a Syracuse landlord who failed to address lead-based paint hazards at his rental propert...


CA School District Seeking Painting Project Bids

The Ontario-Montclair School District in California is soliciting bids for painting work at Montera Elementary School.


Field Painted at Allegiant Stadium for Super Bowl

In preparation for Super Bowl LVIII, crews are painting in and around Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to welcome players and fans to the championship game.


Investigation Ongoing for ID Hangar Collapse

The workers killed in last week’s airport hangar collapse in Boise, Idaho, have been identified by officials as the investigation continues into what caused the structure to give way.


UK Hotel Group Requests Exterior Painting Work

In hopes of “improving its aesthetic,” an application has been filed to paint the exterior of a four-star hotel in Christchurch, United Kingdom.


ID Hangar Collapse Kills 3, Injures 9 Workers

A privately owned hangar being constructed at an airport in Boise, Idaho, collapsed Wednesday (Jan. 31) evening, killing three people and injuring nine others.


Hollywood Airport Breaks Ground for Terminal

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority recently celebrated the start of construction on what is anticipated to be a new, modern and safer terminal at the Hollywood Burbank Airport i...


Bids Needed for KS Courthouse Chamber Painting

Douglas County, Kansas, is soliciting bids for the renovation of the Douglas County Commission Chamber located in the historic Douglas County Courthouse.


Titans Stadium Unveils Architect, Engineer Team

Earlier this week, the Tennessee Titans revealed the complete architecture and engineering team for the new Nissan Stadium project.


Elevation Awards Winner: Judges’ Choice

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Historic UK Hotel Appeals Paint Color Denial

The Rother District Council has reportedly denied a paint shade on the outside of an historic Sussex, United Kingdom, hotel, which has covered the building since 2021.


Bids Open for CA Airport Building Exterior Painting

Sacramento County in California is soliciting bids for exterior painting of one building at the Sacramento International Airport.


Elevation Award Winner: Floor Coatings

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


FL Homeowner Finds Concrete Driveway ‘Stolen’

A single mother in Orange County, Florida, returned home one day to find her concrete driveway missing from her property—the result, one contractor says, of a scam targeting homes for sale.


Elevation Award Winner: Institutional

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Elevation Award Winner: Residential High-Rise

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Elevation Award Winner: Mixed-Use Commercial

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Roberto Clemente Bridge Reopens After Rehab

The Roberto Clemente Bridge in Downtown Pittsburgh has officially reopened after a two-year closure as a part of revitalization and repainting efforts on all three “sister bridges” in the ci...


MAPEI Celebrates 3D-Printed Homes Project

Building products manufacturer MAPEI Corporation recently attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Habitat for Humanity's first-ever 3D-printed homes in Newport News...


USDA Seeking Bids for Guard Station Rehab

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service is soliciting bids for the rehabilitation of two historic guard station buildings.


Bidding Open for TxDOT Office Reno Project

The Texas Department of Transportation is soliciting bids for roof and restroom renovations to its Corpus Christi District office complex.


Artists Doodles Top to Bottom on $1.5M House

Known professionally as “Mr. Doodle,” artist Sam Cox spent two years covering his $1.5 million home in Kent, England, in doodles.


Collapsed NY Building Had Numerous Violations

On Monday (Dec. 11), a seven-story Bronx, New York, apartment building partially collapsed, destroying six apartments and partially burying a convenience store.


Italy Preps for Potential Garisenda Tower Collapse

The Garisenda Tower in Bologna, Italy, has been placed on a “yellow” status, as recent monitoring shows that the structure is now on “high alert” to collapse.


Dunn-Edwards Partnership Targets Historic Homes

To inspire historic home renovations, paint and coatings company Dunn-Edwards' DURA brand is launching a new paint capsule collection in collaboration with Instagram account founders Cheap O...


San Diego Terminal Nears Halfway Completion

The steel structure of San Diego International Airport’s new Terminal 1 was completed this month, bringing the project one step closer to the finish line.


NE Rainbow House Sends Colorful Message

A “rainbow” house in Omaha, Nebraska, has reportedly gained attention for its bright shades, while also spreading a positive message throughout the neighborhood.


GA Tennis Center Reno Project Out to Bid

Peachtree City, Georgia, is soliciting bids for the Tennis Center Pro-Shop renovations.


Paint Damaging Historic FL Factory Brick

According to the new owners of an historic cigar factory in Tampa, Florida, an unfinished white paint job on the building’s exterior doesn’t just risk its landmark status—the paint is also h...


Contractor, Google End Mixed-Use Agreement

On Friday (Nov. 3), contractor Lendlease and Google announced a mutual agreement to end Development Services Agreements for four master-planned districts in California.


ME Companies Settle EPA Lead Paint Fines

At the end of last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a settlement with two Maine-based companies that had reportedly violated lead-based paint disclosure requirements.


CA School District Opens Bids for Reno Project

Kern Union High School District in California is soliciting bids for renovations and modernization of an existing school campus.


DOE Building Energy Initiative Saves $18.5B

A recent U.S. Department of Energy report found that the Better Buildings Initiative collectively saved $18.5 billion through efficiency improvements and cut carbon dioxide emissions by near...


ACI Presents Annual Concrete Excellence Awards

At the end of last month, the American Concrete Institute showcased innovative projects in the concrete industry as part of the ninth annual ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards.


Controversial CA Building Paint Job Sandblasted

The white paint on an historic stone building in Santa Rosa, California, has been sandblasted after public outcry earlier this month over the work.


Microalgae Transformed into Bioactive Coatings

Researchers from Flinders University have reportedly transformed a blue-green microalgae into ultrathin bioactive coatings using plasma jet technology.


Painters Targeted After CA Building ‘Whitewashed’

Earlier this month, an historic stone building in Santa Rosa, California, was painted white—and some local residents have reportedly misdirected their anger at the painting contractors who w...


Painting Robots Deployed Amid Labor Shortages

As labor shortages persist across the construction and maintenance industries, one startup company in the U.S. is putting its robots to use to get painting jobs completed.


Suit Filed for Qatar World Cup Labor Exploits

More than three dozen construction workers have reportedly sued a United States construction firm over allegations of inhumane conditions and violating human trafficking laws during the cons...


Study Reveals Greek Sculpture Paint, Patterns

New imaging and testing have reportedly discovered a “wealth of surviving paint” on the Parthenon sculptures from ancient Greece.


Firm Cited for Fatal NYC Trench Collapse

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reportedly cited a Bronx, New York, firm in the deaths of two employees after a trench collapse at the John F. Kennedy International Air...


Bidding Open for TX City Hall Construction

The City of Burnet in Texas is soliciting bids for a new city hall building.


Bills Stadium Seeking Construction Workers

According to recent reports, officials from the Buffalo Bills and Erie County in New York need more skilled trade and construction workers to work on construction of the NFL team's new stadi...


Historic MI Lighthouse Restoration Completed

Repairs and restoration work on the 136-year-old Tawas Point State Park lighthouse in Michigan have recently been completed, giving the historic structure a fresh coat of paint.


Australia Plans 'World’s Tallest' Wooden Tower

Authorities in Perth, Australia, have reportedly approved the plans for what would be the world’s tallest wooden, hybrid building.


TX Public Works Building Reno Bidding Open

League City in Texas is soliciting bids for renovations to an existing administrative building.


Fans Cry Foul at Footprints in Jets’ Field Paint

National Football League fans called out the paint job on the field at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 24, which got progressively messier as the New York Jets took on the New England Patriots in t...


Bidding Open for WI Jail Reno Project

Dane County in Wisconsin is soliciting bids for renovations and a building addition to the county’s jail facility.


Funding to Improve Airport Runway Safety

New funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law is headed to 82 airports across the country to improve runway safety and lighting systems.


US Soccer Team Partners with Sherwin-Williams

Major League Soccer club D.C. United recently announced that it has agreed to a multi-year partnership deal with global coatings manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company.


Pittsburgh Terminal Project Hits Halfway Point

Earlier this month, officials and crews announced that the new airside terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport is still on track to be completed sometime in 2025.


Bids Open for New Houston Airport Building

The Houston Airport System is soliciting bids for the construction of a new airport office building at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.


Patriots’ Gillette Stadium Project Completed

Earlier this month, the New England Patriots celebrated the completion of their $250 million North End renovation project, just in time for the 2023 National Football League season.


Contractors Needed for TX School Construction

Fort Bend Independent School District in Sugar Land, Texas, is soliciting bids for the construction of a new middle school building.


Weaker Market Undermines Planning Growth

Dodge Construction Network recently issued its latest Dodge Momentum Index for August, finding a 6.5% decline from the month prior.


UK Planning Blackpool Tower Repainting, Repairs

According to reports, the Blackpool City Council is being recommended to approve steel repairs and repainting on the Blackpool Tower in the United Kingdom.


Bidding Open for PA School Building Renovation

Avon Grove Charter School in Pennsylvania is soliciting bids for interior and exterior renovations to an existing school building.


Giant MT Statue Receives New White Paint

The fourth largest statue in the United States, which overlooks Butte, Montana, recently got its first fresh coat of paint in a decade.


TN Titans Select Stadium Construction Team

Earlier this month, the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans selected a team to manage the construction of its new multibillion-dollar stadium.


Moving Mural Completed on CA Parking Garage

A large moving mural project was recently finished on an opened, four-level parking garage in Mountain View, California, making it one of the largest in the United States.


Bidding Open for MD Museum Complex Reno

The Maryland Department of General Services is soliciting bids for building expansion and renovations at an existing park and museum complex.


Report: Bills Stadium Reaching $300M Overrun

Just three months after construction began on the new Buffalo Bills stadium, sources have told reporters that the latest project projections could have as much as $300 million in cost overru...


CA Theater Repaint Not ‘Historically Accurate’

According to reports, the color scheme of the newly painted Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego has divided residents and preservationists alike, with concerns that the landmark’s paint job...


PA House Explosion Kills 5, Investigation Ongoing

On Saturday (Aug. 12), an explosion in Plum, Pennsylvania, leveled three homes and damaged dozens of others, leaving five dead and several injured.


DOE Funds Energy Efficient Building Projects

At the beginning of the week, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $46 million in funding to develop building technologies and retrofit practices to cut energy waste emissions in resident...


Report Predicts Weak 2023 Commercial Activity

According to the latest data from Dodge Construction Network, the Dodge Momentum Index decreased almost 1% in July.


UAE Launches Project to Preserve Architecture

According to reports, the United Arab Emirates has recently introduced a new initiative to recognize and preserve the country’s modern architecture.


Crane Catches Fire, Collapses at NYC Site

Last Wednesday (July 26), a 45-story crane collapsed at a luxury high-rise after a fire broke out in the cab, raining debris onto Manhattan and injuring 12 people.


Report: NYCHA Contests Lead Paint Violations

A recent investigation by CBS New York has found the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) was found to have contested more lead paint violations from the city’s health department than all...


Residents Concerned After Historic Building Painted White

Some residents in San Luis Obispo, California have reportedly expressed concern after a new coat of white paint was applied to a nearly 120-year-old historic building earlier this month.


Vegas MSG Sphere Lights Up for First Time

Earlier this month, the new MSG Sphere in Las Vegas lit up for the first time, after a series of construction price hikes due to inflation and supply chain delays doubled the estimated proje...


NY Starts $34M Affordable Housing Construction

Last week, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that construction has begun on Park Place, a $34 million affordable and supportive housing development in Brooklyn.


First US Net-Zero Timber Civil Building Underway

Work has reportedly begun for what is anticipated to be the nation’s first net-zero energy government office building made from cross-laminated timber in San Mateo County, California.


MSU Farm Lane Bridge Construction Begins

According to reports, demolition and reconstruction for the Farm Lane bridge on Michigan State University’s campus has recently begun.


Contractors Wanted for PA Pool Bathhouse Painting

The Borough of Crafton in Pennsylvania is soliciting bids for improvements to an existing bathhouse building.


Trusses Raised for Notre Dame Cathedral Rebuild

Earlier this week, the oak trusses for the new Notre Dame Cathedral roof were raised into place, marking a huge milestone in reconstruction efforts.


Dragon Painting Peels Off Japan Temple Ceiling

A famed painting of a dragon in the main hall of the Senso-ji temple in Tokyo partially came off the ceiling over tourists earlier this week.


NJ Institute Testing Seismic Building Materials

A team from the New Jersey Institute of Technology is assessing the seismic response of high-performance fiber-reinforced cementitious composites (HPFRCCs) to potentially better protect buil...


GA Mass Timber Office Building Tops Out

According to reports, the four-story mass timber loft office building at Ponce City Market in Atlanta has topped out after construction began earlier this year.


New England’s Tallest Mural Unveiled in CT

On Thursday, local officials in Hartford, Connecticut held an unveiling ceremony for what is being touted as the tallest mural in New England.


Jacksonville Jaguars Reveal Stadium Renovation Designs

Earlier this month, the National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars unveiled conceptual designs for its new stadium renovations, billed as "the Stadium of the Future."


Leaning Millennium Tower Fixes Complete

Last week, the homeowners' association for San Francisco’s Millennium Tower announced that a $100 million project to fix the building’s leaning issues has been “substantially complete.”


CA School District Soliciting Renovation Bids

Sweetwater Union High School District in Chula Vista, California, is soliciting bids for coating and renovations to a multi-building school campus.


Total Construction Starts Rebound in May

According to data recently released by Dodge Construction Network, total construction starts rose by 8% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.11 trillion.


‘World’s Largest’ Wooden City Planned in Sweden

Earlier this week, residential property management company Atrium Ljungberg announced what it is calling the world’s largest urban construction project in wood in Stockholm, Sweden.


Surfside Pool Deck Potentially Led to Collapse

Investigators recently provided an update on the Surfside, Florida, tower collapse, indicating that the swimming pool deck had failed to comply with building codes and led to severe strength...


CA City Approves Google Neighborhood Project

Last week, the Mountain View City Council in California unanimously approved the Google North Bayshore Master Plan, the largest proposed development in the city’s history.


NTSB: Corrosion Played Role in FL Plane Crash

A recent report from the National Transportation Safety Board has revealed signs of corrosion and tension overload in the plane involved in a crash near Palm Beach, Florida, that killed two ...


Owner Pleads Guilty to IA Collapse Infraction

The owner of an apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, has reportedly pleaded guilty to a civil infraction after the building collapsed at the end of last month, killing three residents.


PPG Kicks Off New Paint for a New Start Initiative

This summer, more than 25 “colorful and transformative” school makeovers are anticipated to be completed by global coatings manufacturer PPG through its New Paint for a New Start initiative.


Bids Open for Historic WI Boathouse Renovations

The City of Madison is soliciting bids for exterior renovations to a designated historic landmark.


Notre Dame Roof Rebuild Utilizing Medieval Techniques

According to recent reports, the roof of the Notre Dame Cathedral is being rebuilt using medieval woodworking techniques.


Sponge Media Restores University Capitol Building

Global manufacturer of dry, low dust, recyclable abrasive blasting media and related equipment Sponge-Jet (Newington, New Hampshire) recently worked on a restoration project of the Universit...


Surfside Collapse Investigation Enters New Phase

At the end of last month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology reported that it had finished moving evidence from the Champlain Towers South building collapse into a second war...


CA School District Soliciting Renovation Project Bids

San Lorenzo Unified School District is soliciting bids for renovations to an existing high school campus.


Homebuilders Name PPG Exclusive Paint Provider

Earlier this week, global coatings company PPG announced two new agreements with homebuilders to exclusively offer its paints and coatings to customers for new home builds.


TN Titans Appoint New Stadium Project Architect

Earlier this month, the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans announced the new Architect of Record for its new stadium project team.


Bidding Open for DelDOT Admin Building Renovation

The Delaware Office of Management and Budget is soliciting bids for renovations to one existing building.


New Technique Could Preserve Historic Buildings

Researchers from the University of Sheffield have reportedly developed a new method to assess the safety of stone and brick constructions, which could help preserve historic stone buildings ...


Amazon Opens First Phase of HQ2 Project

At the beginning of the week, American multinational technology company Amazon opened the first phase of its second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.


PPG Paints Arena Renovations Now Underway

According to reports, work has started for the $30 million upgrade at PPG Paints Arena, home of the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins.


VA Soliciting Bids for CT Pharmacy Building

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting bids for construction of a new inpatient pharmacy building at the West Haven VA Medical Center in West Haven, Connecticut.


Doughnut Mural Painting Spurs Free Speech Case

A bakery in New Hampshire is going up against the town’s zoning board over a sweet-themed mural, arguing that the painting is art and not advertising.


UK Lift Bridge Schedules Repainting ‘Facelift’

The Lowry Bridge, also known as the Salford Quays Millennium Lift Bridge, in Greater Manchester, England, has been scheduled to be repainted and refurbished in hopes to “take it through the ...


Vegas MSG Sphere Costs Climb to $2.3B

After already experiencing a price hike at end of last year, the cost of the ongoing MSG Sphere project in Las Vegas has been reported to rise once more.


UK Researchers Develop New Antimicrobial Coating

The University of Nottingham recently created a new antimicrobial coating material using a common disinfectant and antiseptic.


CT University Soliciting Bids for Renovations

Western Connecticut State University is soliciting bids for fit-out construction of a building at its Midtown Campus.


NYC Awards $2.95B Borough-Based Jail Contract

At the beginning of the month, civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini Corporation reported that it was awarded a design-build contract for the New York City Borough-...


Final Approval Signed for Buffalo Bills Stadium

Last week, the Erie County Legislature gave final approval to the new $1.5 billion Buffalo Bills stadium agreement, with plans to kick off construction "immediately."


Purple People Bridge Painting Work Continues

Following crews painting the Newport, Kentucky side of the Purple People Bridge, work is now set to begin on the Cincinnati side of the structure as fundraising continues.


CA High School Soliciting Building Renovation Bids

Kern Union High School District is soliciting bids for building renovations and site work.


FGIA Releases New Industry Review, Forecast

Yesterday (May 1), the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance released its latest industry review and forecast, delivering information on window, door and skylight market trends and prod...


Contractors Needed for ON Recreation Center Project

The City of North Bay is soliciting bids for building construction and site work.


EPA Names 2023 Top Energy-Saving Cities

On Wednesday (April 26), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its annual “Top Cities” list to spotlight cities with the greatest number of ENERGY STAR certified commercial and ...


Total Construction Jumps to 3-Month High

According to data recently released by Dodge Construction Network, despite economic woes and bank failures, construction shows strength across the first quarter of 2023.


Bidding Open for NYC Hospital Renovations

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation is soliciting bids for renovations to various hospital locations citywide.


NYC Parking Garage Collapses, Kills Worker

On Tuesday (April 18), a four-story parking garage collapsed in the lower Manhattan Financial District, killing one employee and injuring five others.


Zions Bank Opens Nominations for Paint-a-Thon

The public is invited to nominate homes to receive a fresh coat of exterior paint for the 31st Zions Bank Paint-a-Thon in Idaho and Utah.


Report: Demand for Paint High Despite Inflation

Marketing research company J.D. Power recently released its 2023 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study, revealing an increase in do-it-yourselfers despite a spike in paint prices.


Architecture Firm Designs $1.8B Entertainment City

International architecture firm Benoy recently unveiled its design plans for the “Box of Treasures” development project in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


Space Needle Returning to ‘Astronaut White’ Color

A fresh coat of paint will be applied to the Seattle Space Needle next month, returning the iconic spire to a shade of white.


Construction Planning Falls in March

The latest Dodge Momentum Index from Dodge Construction Network showed that commercial and institutional planning declined in March.


Citations Vacated Over Fatal Painter Accident

The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission recently vacated a citation and fines against a California contractor over the 2020 death of a painter at a casino project.


Final Deal Reached for Buffalo Bills Stadium

The National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, Erie County and New York State reached a final agreement last week for the construction of a new $1.5 billion stadium in Orchard Park, New York.


FAA Funding Modernizes Airport Control Towers

At the end of last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced it will award $20 million from the bipartisan infrastructure law to upgrade and bu...


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SC Airport Terminal Project Soliciting Bids

Laurens County in South Carolina is soliciting bids for the construction of a new 3,000-square-foot airport terminal building.


NY Landlord Sued for Lead Paint Hazards

Earlier this week, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against a Buffalo landlord for “repeated and flagrant” violations of lead safety laws at dozens of properties.


Students, Smithsonian Rebuild Geodesic Dome

A graduate student at The Catholic University of America, through a partnership with the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., is working to reconstruct the first full-scale geodesic do...


UK Museum Undergoing Roof Revamp Project

The Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, one of the first public museums to open outside London, is anticipated to undergo a roof replacement this summer.


NC Mass Timber Office Building Breaks Ground

Construction is now underway for an office building made from 100% mass timber in Wilmington, North Carolina.


Interpon Coats Dubai Luxury Hotel

Interpon, a powder coatings line from global coatings company AkzoNobel, recently announced that its products were used on the newly opened Atlantis The Royal luxury hotel and resort in Duba...


Contractors Wanted for TX Stadium Repairs

The City of San Antonio is soliciting bids for structural repairs to a 64,000-seat domed indoor multi-purpose stadium.


Dutch Water Tower Converted into Apartments

A historic 19th century water tower in Utrecht, The Netherlands, was recently transformed into luxury apartments by architectural studio Zecc Architecten.


Preservation Society Raising $50K for Lighthouse

The “Paint the Rock Challenge” is seeking donations to repair and paint the Rock of Ages Lighthouse on Lake Superior in Michigan later this summer.


RI Proposes New Construction Solar Mandate

Legislation recently introduced in Rhode Island could create solar panel installation regulations for most new construction projects in the state.


New Product Announcement: Cool Roof Coating

Material science startup NanoTech Inc. (Houston) recently released its flagship product, a cooling coating designed for commercial roof application.


Bills Stadium Breaking Ground Next Month

The new $1.14 billion Buffalo Bills stadium in Orchard Park, New York, will reportedly start construction in April, following project plan approval and land leasing agreement.


Dodge Reports Total Construction Start Increase

Total construction starts rose 6% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $912.8 billion, according to data recently released by Dodge Construction Network.


Seattle Public Schools Seeking Gym Project Bids

Seattle Public Schools is soliciting bids for improvements to a high school gymnasium.


UK Residents Voting on ‘Clean Air Mural’ Design

Using carbon dioxide absorption paint, a newly renovated building in Southampton will receive what is anticipated to be the United Kingdom’s largest “clean air mural.”


Housing Start Increase Shows Economic Promise

Data released yesterday by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau showed that home building increased in February for the first time in five consecutive ...


New Product Announcement: Flat Ceiling Paint

Paint and coatings company Dunn-Edwards Corporation has introduced a new interior paint designed for ceilings on residential, commercial and institutional projects.


PPG Paints Arena Planning $30M Upgrade

The National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins recently unveiled plans to upgrade PPG Paints Arena, including space expansions, an event club and a larger scoreboard.


Largest US Building Earthquake Testing Underway

The University of Buffalo is reportedly preparing for what is being called the largest-ever United States earthquake test of a brick and mortar building, with hopes of making structures more...


New Building Coating Protects Against Erosion

Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom have recently developed a new limewash for building surfaces that uses bacteria to create a barrier against erosion dam...


February Construction Planning Sees Increase

Dodge Construction Network recently issued its Dodge Momentum Index, showing that nonresidential building project planning saw an increase in February.


Borough Seeking Bids for Park Stadium Repainting

The Borough of Quakertown in Pennsylvania is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to a park stadium.


Notre Dame Cathedral Sets 2024 Reopen Date

French officials reportedly plan to reopen the Notre Dame Cathedral at the end of 2024, less than six years after the building caught fire in which its iconic spire and nearly two-thirds of ...


Detroit ‘Top-Down’ Tower Nearing Completion

A contractor is reportedly using a “top-down” construction method to build a 16-story-tall mixed-use building near downtown Detroit, with work expected to be finalized in June this year.


New $1.5B Terminal Opens in Kansas City

The new terminal at Kansas City International Airport has been completed in what is being touted as the as the largest infrastructure project in Kansas City, Missouri, history.


Amazon Delays HQ2 Second Phase Construction

American multinational technology company Amazon recently confirmed that it is pausing construction on the second phase of its new headquarters (HQ2) in Arlington, Virginia.


FAA Announces Nearly $1B in Airport Funding

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded almost $1 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure law to meet the growing demand for air travel and improve passenger experience.


Construction Begins on GA Timber Office Building

Real estate investment and management firm Jamestown announced at the end of last month that work is now underway for a four-story mass timber loft office building in Atlanta.


Bidding Open for CA Campus Building Painting

Los Rios Community College District is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to a building on the campus of Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, California.


Prestige Awards Winner: Specialty Function

The annual JPCL Prestige Awards program recognizes influential individuals, impactful products on the market and noteworthy projects completed during the past year in the protective and mari...


Evacuated SC Tower Reopened to Tenants

More than four months after evacuating due to structural concerns, residents are now able to return to their condos at Renaissance Tower in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.


Bidding Open for WI Parking Garage Painting

The City of Milwaukee is soliciting bids for painting and repairs to a parking garage.


Paint Supply Delays Cricket Grounds Restoration

Work on a $2.3 million upgrade project at the Arnos Vale cricket facility in the Caribbean has been pushed back due to the unavailability of rust protective paint.


Flaking Surface Shuts Down NV Airport Runway

A runway at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Nevada was recently shut down due to surface scaling, where a portion of the surface was "flaking off” on the concrete.


Historic Stone Bridge Piers for Sale in PA

Several large, stone piers on the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh have recently gone up for sale, which has sparked some imaginative ideas about what to use them for.


New Aircraft Painting Facility Planned in Spain

Earlier this week, aviation services provider International Aerospace Coatings Group announced that it has been selected to develop and operate a new wide body hangar facility at Teruel Airp...


GA Lighthouse Undergoing Painting Assessment

An historic lighthouse in Georgia is currently undergoing a conditions assessment in preparation for a painting project scheduled for next year.


'Dueling Dinosuars' Call for Stronger Museum Floors

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh is preparing for a new, rather heavy exhibit.


Bidding Opens for Ontario School Construction

The Near North District School Board is soliciting bids for the demolition of an existing high school building and construction of a new 105,000 square foot building in Ontario, Canada.


MS Company Providing Super Bowl Field Paint

In preparation for the upcoming Super Bowl, the field at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, is getting upgraded to fresh grass, with painting work underway.


UK Hospital Project Utilizing AI Technology

A new hospital facility in the United Kingdom is anticipated to be the first in the country to be built using artificial intelligence technology to increase efficiency and decrease costs.


Elevation Awards Winner: Residential High-Rise

Technology Publishing Co. again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the sixth annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Bidding Open for VA Public Works Building

Henrico County, Virginia, is soliciting bids for the rehabilitation of a public works building.


Nakagin Capsule Tower Salvages, Restores Pods

Months after being dismantled, reports recently shared that several capsules making up Tokyo’s famous Nakagin Capsule Tower have been restored and saved for posterity.


Bidding Open for NY Library Rehab Project

The City of New York is soliciting bids for the rehabilitation of a library building in Brooklyn, New York.


Historic Structures Preserved with MCI Tech

Corrosion-prevention company Cortec Corporation highlighted several projects preserved using the company’s MCI technology in an emailed press release issued last week.


$1.7M Erie Canal Restoration Project Begins Work

Earlier this month, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced that construction began on a $1.7 million project to stabilize the historic Erie Canal ...


Details Shared for $3B Mixed-Experience Community

In a recent press release, construction and design plans for The Mix, a $3 billion, 112-acre mixed-experience community in Frisco, Texas, were shared by project developers.


MA Developer Tests Less Conventional Materials

As a substitute for costly materials such as wood, one developer in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, has recently turned to cheaper alternatives for residential construction projects.


Researchers Look at Roman Concrete Durability

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and laboratories in Italy and Switzerland, have recently taken to studying ancient Roman concrete to...


EPA Defaults Renovators for Paint Violations

In a news release issued on Jan. 10, an official from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two home renovation companies would be required to pay civil penalties for viola...


Medical Center Accepting Bids for Interior Reno

The Department of Veterans Affairs is soliciting bids for interior renovations to a medical center campus in White River Junction, Vermont.


Egypt Apartment Collapse Kills At Least 6

Rescue crews are continuing to sift through the debris after the collapse of a five-story apartment building in Qulta, a neighborhood of the city of Assiut, Egypt—some 250 miles south of the...


TN Titans Get Financing for New Stadium

The National Football League has recently agreed to help finance the construction of a new stadium for the Tennessee Titans of Nashville.


Construction for Chalk House Wins Approval

Known as one of the United Kingdom’s leading advocates for remodeling and radically transforming old buildings for modern uses, architecture firm Jonathan Tuckey Design has recently been app...


French Startup Develops Painting Robot

Over the last several weeks, French startup Les Companions has been demonstrating a collaborative painting robot prototype to customers across the United Kingdom.


Pyrrhotite Study OKs Public Buildings

Captive insurance company Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Co. (CFSIC) recently published a study on the extent of pyrrhotite-related damages on concrete foundations in non-residen...


NHL Extends Exclusive PPG Paint Partnership

Late last month, global coatings supplier PPG and the National Hockey League announced a three-year extension of their North American partnership.


Toronto School District Accepting Project Bids

The Toronto District School Board is soliciting bids for school building additions and alterations at Hollywood Public School in North York, Ontario, Canada.


Lease Deal Approved for Bills Stadium

In a meeting hosted by the National Football League earlier this month in Dallas, owners voted to approve a year-to-year extension on the Buffalo Bills' lease at Highmark Stadium in Orchard ...


Work to Begin at $269M Seattle Kaye

Construction at the $296 million Kaye tower in downtown Seattle is expected to begin sometime this month, according to the developer and general contractor Skanska.


Bidding Open for Correctional Center Painting Project

The West Virginia Department of Administration is soliciting bids for building construction and upgrades to a correctional center campus.


$12.1B O'Hare Airport Gets FAA Approval

The Federal Aviation Administration recently determined that plans to redevelop Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport would not have a “significant” negative environmental impact, officiall...


Work Resumes at $1.9B OH Hospital

Construction at The Ohio State University’s $1.9 billion Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital paused for several days after inspectors discovered cracking concrete between the first and ...


Up to 500 Deaths Result from World Cup

In a recent interview with British journalist Piers Morgan, a top Qatari official involved in the country’s World Cup organization shared that “between 400 and 500” workers died as the resul...


World's Skinniest Skyscraper Completes in NYC

Interiors have recently been completed at New York City’s 91-story Steinway Tower, also known by many as 111 West 57th Street, marking the official completion of the residential high-rise.


NJ to Establish New Building Standards

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has recently announced plans to issue new environmental permitting rules regarding flood-control efforts.


New Jersey State House Undergoes Restoration

Global manufacturer of dry, low dust, recyclable abrasive blasting media and related equipment Sponge-Jet (Newington, New Hampshire) was recently reported to have played a role in a $300 mil...


Work Efforts Continue at $830M Obama Center

After shutting down for several days, work has resumed at the $830 million Obama Presidential Center jobsite in Chicago.


NPS Approves Lighthouse Restoration Project

Late last month, the National Park Service (NPS) approved plans to rehabilitate and restore the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton, North Carolina.


Residential Coatings Work Bidding in FL

The Orlando Housing Authority is soliciting bids for the exterior painting of 70 single-story housing units in Orlando, Florida.


MSG Sphere Price Tag Upped to $2.18B

Madison Square Garden Entertainment recently announced a jump in construction costs at its ongoing MSG Sphere project in Las Vegas.


Construction Practices Blamed in Grenfell Case

Members of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry have recently ended phase two of its public investigation, finding that “incompetence and poor practices” within the construction industry, among others...


University Unveils Bio-Based 3D-Printed House

The world’s first 3D-printed house made entirely with bio-based materials was recently constructed at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.


Denver Airport Opens New Concourses

In a press release issued earlier this month, the Denver International Airport (DEN) and United Airlines announced the opening of its new gates on Concourses A and B.


Proposals Updated in Toronto 'Skyscraper Race'

In observing the many architectural changes in Toronto’s skyline over the past decade and recent proposals for new record-breaking skyscrapers in the city, observers have recently coined the...


JFK $4.2B Terminal 6 Gets Environmental OK

In a new update regarding ongoing construction and renovations at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration has recently granted final enviro...


France Approves New Solar Mandate

The French Senate has recently approved new legislation requiring that the roofs of existing and new car parks with at least 80 spaces be covered by solar panels.


University ‘Castle Building’ Receives $4M Reno Grant

A historic building at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, recently received a $4 million state grant for major renovations.


Architect to Build Vertical Forest Towers in Dubai

During the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Italian studio Stefano Boeri Architetti announced plans to construct another Vertical Forest.


Bidding Open for CA Office Project

Shasta Community Services District (SCSD) is soliciting bids for the construction of two buildings, as well as related mainline and appurtenances, in Redding, California.


University Advances Plans for Athletic Center

Last week, the University of Pittsburgh’s Property and Facilities Committee officially approved plans for a series of state-of-the-art athletics projects.


Recycled Bricks Used for Museum Facade

Having been under construction for the last several months, reports have recently shared that Design Museum Gent in Ghent, Belgium, will be utilizing recycled bricks on its exterior facade.


Property Firm Penalized for Lead Paint

In the latest slew of penalizations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for lead-based paint violations, a property management and development firm in Waterbury, Connecticut, was rec...


Joint Venture Selected for Bills' Stadium

Last Thursday (Nov. 3), Pegula Sports & Entertainment announced the selection of joint venture Gilbane Building Co. and Turner Construction in association with 34 Group as the construction m...


Historic Egan Hotel Undergoing Repairs

Contractors have recently begun repairing the historic Egan Hotel in Downtown Crowley, Louisiana, with hopes that one day the facility will become a boutique hotel.


Contractor Utilizes Drones for Pressure Washing

Commercial coatings contractor Tim Payne Painting (Chattanooga, Tennessee) was recently interviewed for the company’s adoption of drone technology.


Restoration Completed at Hollywood Sign

A commercial painting crew from Duggan & Associates (Los Angeles) has recently completed restoration coatings on the Hollywood sign in California.


GA Housing Authority Bidding Coatings Work

Millen Housing Authority is soliciting bids for painting and upgrades to two three-bedroom housing units in Millen, Georgia.


OH Startup Sealing Air Ducts, Building Envelopes

To help mitigate wasted energy in residential properties, a Dayton, Ohio-based startup has recently made its systems available across the United States and in 29 countries.


Buffalo Bills’ Stadium Renderings Released

Officials from the National Football League’s New York-based Buffalo Bills have released the first renderings for its new $1.4 billion open-air stadium.


NY Landlord Arraigned for Lead Violations

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office recently announced the arraignment of Carrie A. Preischel of Boston, New York, for exposing a tenant to unsafe levels of lead paint.


VT Engineers Modernizing Modular Structures

A team at TenFold Engineering is working to revolutionize relocatable modular construction out of its precision manufacturing hub in Springfield, Vermont.


New Safety Law Impacting FL Condo Owners

Since the signing of Senate Bill 4-D by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, condominium owners and associations are sharing concerns over the likelihood of meeting the new regulation requirements...


HDOT Soliciting Bids for Airport Reno

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is soliciting bids for painting and repairs to an air traffic control tower.


EPA Reducing Lead Exposure with RRP Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working to reduce childhood lead exposure through improved compliance with the lead-based paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule.


TN Titans Strike Deal for $2.2B Stadium

The National Football League’s Tennessee Titans of Nashville recently announced that they’ve reached an agreement with the city’s mayor for the construction of a new stadium.


Lawsuit Filed After Mandated SC Tower Evacuation

Just weeks after the evacuation of the Renaissance Tower in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, residents of the structure have filed a lawsuit against the building’s management team, including th...


Wright House Goes on NY Market

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Socrates Zaferiou House was recently placed on the market in Blauvelt, New York. Built in 1963, the modified Usonian-style, single-story home is seeking $1.5 million.


Construction Begins at $1B Science Campus

Late last month, work began on what is anticipated to be the largest mixed-use research development in North Carolina's Research Triangle.


Bidding Open for WV School Building Renovations

Kanawha County Schools is soliciting bids for Phase 2B building and HVAC renovations at two locations.


Work Begins at $4B San Diego Riverwalk

Nearly two years since its original approval, a ceremonial groundbreaking was recently held at Mission Valley’s $4 billion Riverwalk in San Diego.


University Develops Seismic Building System

Engineers from the University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) recently launched a new building system designed to better protect houses in the event of an earthquake.


Ford Plant Transformed for Bio Research

Renovations to an eight-story, former Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant in Pittsburgh were recently completed, marking the opening of the city’s newest biomedical research hub.


Chicago Passes Decarbonization Bill

Late last month, Chicago City Council voted to pass Mayor Lori Lightfoot's 2022 Chicago Energy Transformation Code, making the city one of the first major U.S. cities and the first city in I...


Reno Underway at Historic MI Community Center

Major renovations are continuing to take place at the 150-year-old Clark Lake Community Center in Michigan, thanks to new owners.


Painting Company Contracted for MSG Sphere

Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based coatings contractor Champion Painting Specialty Services Corp. recently joined the construction team working on Madison Square Garden Entertainment’s MSG Spher...


Report: Total Construction Starts Show Decline

Dodge Data & Analytics recently issued a new report on construction projects in the United States, revealing total construction starts fell 9% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...


Bidding Opens for FL Construction Project

The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Authority is soliciting bids for the construction of a new Commercial Redevelopment Agency (CRA) building in Delray Beach, Florida.


Dubai Considers Proposed Moon Resort

Architectural design and intellectual property licensor Moon World Resorts is looking to license four structures around the globe resembling the Earth's natural satellite.


Facade Installation Launches at Lucas Museum

Construction crews have recently begun installing curved fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP) panels on the southern facade of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles, marking a cons...


OH Panel Asked to Review Lead Coverage

Following the reverse and remand of an Ohio Supreme Court decision on Sept. 7, the Eighth Appellate District in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, has been asked by a group of insurers to reconsider its...


JFK Airport Breaks Ground on $9.5B Terminal One

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the $9.5 billion, privately financed New Terminal One (NTO) at the John F. Kennedy International Airpo...


250 Homes Repainted in Blue City

Known by the world as “Blue City,” the iconic area of Rajasthan, India, recently had 250 homes repainted.


Shortlist Designs Shared for $130M Bezos Center

Plans for the $130 million Bezos Learning Center at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C have taken another step forward with the release of five design proposal...


EPA, RI Company Reach Lead Settlement

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had reached a settlement with a corporation out of Rhode Island for alleged violations of the Lead Renovation,...


China High-Rise Engulfed in Flames

The outer wall of a skyscraper owned by state-owned telecommunications company China Telecom was destroyed by a fire last Friday (Sept. 16).


Artist Mural to Add $14M to Structure Value

Building owners Tarina Tarantino and Alfonso Campos are hoping to sell their building in Los Angeles for a price tag that’s $14 million higher than the structure’s actual worth.


CTDOT Accepting Bids for New Facility

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is soliciting bids for the demolition and construction of an 18,160-square-foot maintenance facility and 6,050-square-foot office area in Orange,...


Study Looks at Alhambra Gold Leaf Corrosion

Centuries after its construction, gold on the Alhambra, a palace and fortress of the Moorish monarchs of Granada, Spain, has spontaneously turned purple.


MO City Applying for Bridge Preservation Grant

After several failed attempts to fund the project, the City of Springfield, Missouri, is applying for a $5.6 million federal grant to repair the historic Jefferson Avenue Footbridge.


TX Silo Mural Project Nears Completion

A mural in McKinney, Texas, is nearing completion as part of a revitalization project, covering eight concrete silos and a grain elevator with the artwork.


Rembrandt Restoration Provides Impasto Insights

A team of researchers from global coatings company AkzoNobel has recently discovered several ways of creating the “perfect impasto” as part of a years-long analysis of Rembrandt’s 17th-centu...


Bids Open for FL Car Facilities

The Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority is soliciting bids for the construction of three rental car facilities in Sarasota, Florida.


Coast Guard Hosts Ceremony for Museum Construction

Last month, a group of United States Coast Guard officials, association members and politicians attended a keel-laying ceremony to celebrate the launch of construction for what will be the n...


NV Painting Contractor Wins Business Showcase

Woman-owned general contractor RGD Construction was recently announced as the winner of the 2022 Las Vegas Raiders and America First Credit Union Small Business Showcase.


OH Court Issues Order for $101M Lead Case

On Thursday, the Eighth Appellate District in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, found that a previous order requiring The Sherwin-Williams Company to pay $101 million into a lead paint abatement fund a...


Sun-Reflective Coating Applied on GA Playground

A green private institution that educates students from preschool through eighth grade in Mableton, Georgia, has recently installed a solar-reflective coating on its basketball court and pla...


CA Arena Announces 2-Year Reno Plan

The National Basketball Association announced late last month that the Crypto.com Arena, home of the Los Angeles Lakers, would be undergoing significant changes over the next two years.


Painter Ordered to Pay Homeowners $41K

Justice Cheryl Gwyn of the Napier District Court in New Zealand recently ordered a painter to pay homeowners in Hawke’s Bay $41,000 for a “blotchy” paint job.


ND Engineers Survey Climate-Resilient Homes

A team of civil and environmental engineers from the University of Notre Dame (ND) is working to make homes more resilient to climate change and worsening natural disasters.


$2B Intuit Dome Takes Shape in CA

The National Basketball Association’s $2 billion Intuit Dome arena for the Los Angeles Clippers is reportedly making headway in Inglewood, California.


San Francisco DBI Approves Tower Fix

Months after the San Francisco Planning Department approved a reduced scope for the stabilization of the Millennium Tower, the city’s Department of Building Inspection has formally signed of...


Purple People Bridge Repainting Project Underway

After having faded to a dull gray color since its last paint job 20 years ago, the Purple People Bridge has begun a repainting project that will restore the structure to its namesake color.


AU Bridge Designed for Flood-Proof Museum

Architects in Australia drew inspiration from rural trestle bridges to develop a museum that can blend in with the landscape and protect it from flooding in the area.


Hempcrete Houses Studied for Construction Research

With help from Homeland Hempcrete, Grassroots Development is constructing two residential properties in Fargo, North Dakota.


$2.5B Eco District Schedules Groundbreaking

A new eco-district development just outside of Richmond, Virginia, is slated to break ground in early 2023. The $2.5 billion project, dubbed “GreenCity,” is expected to be a next-generation ...


Bids Wanted for OR Youth Correctional Facility

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services is soliciting bids for painting and remodeling at a youth correctional facility in Tillamook, Oregon.


TX High-Rise Evacuated Over Structural Concerns

Residents living in The Royalton at River Oaks Houston were recently evacuated from the luxury high-rise after a water main line ruptured, causing concrete on the first floor to buckle.


Carbon-Positive Hotel Breaks Ground in Denver

Crews recently broke ground on what is being touted as the nation’s first carbon-positive hotel.


NY Seeks $5M in Lead Paint Case

In what is reported to be the largest amount ever sought from a landlord in a lead paint violation case in Western New York, the Attorney General’s Office recently requested over $5 million ...


Building Startup to Improve Innovation, Workforce

Modular home building startup Module recently launched the Last Mile Lab, a construction innovation lab aimed at creating attainable, accessible and right-sized housing. In addition, the lab...


Commercial, Multifamily Starts Show Improvement

Dodge Data & Analytics recently issued a new report on commercial and multifamily projects in the United States, revealing that during the first six months of 2022 construction starts within...


MAPEI Appears in 'Zombie House Flipping'

In an emailed press release, MAPEI Corporation announced that it had recently teamed up with the Zombie House Flippers on A&E’s home-remodeling television show “Zombie House Flipping” for a ...


WW Plant Likely Cause of Paint Discoloration

Residents from several neighborhoods surrounding the Bromley Wastewater Treatment Plant in New Zealand recently reported discoloration on their homes and properties.


Robotics Firm Raises $22M for Green Building Automation

Housing technology company Intelligent City Inc. was recently reported to have raised CAD 22 million ($17 million) to advance the sustainable urban housing industry using mass timber, automa...


Home Builder Launches Carbon-Wise Building Process

Thrive Home Builders has recently introduced a new building approach to producing carbon-neutral homes.


Colorful Communities Project Completed in Czechia

Global coatings company PPG announced at the beginning of the month that nearly 50 of its volunteers had recently completed another Colorful Communities project.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Halstead Apartments

With the extended deadline recently announced for the sixth annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to July 29 with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving readers a gl...


Dutch Bridge Won’t Be Dismantled for Yacht

According to reports, Rotterdam city officials have announced that the maker of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ yacht has retracted its request to dismantle a historic bridge to allow passage for...


NY Landlord Pays for Lead Paint Hazards

New York Attorney General Letitia James recently announced an agreement involving a Syracuse, New York-based landlord and their company for failing to protect children from lead paint hazard...


Architecture Firm Releases Lunar Outpost Designs

Space architecture and technology firm AI SpaceFactory has recently released design renderings for the first-ever lunar outpost, LINA.


FAA to Award $1B for Airport Improvements

In a release published last week, the White House announced that nearly $1 billion in funding provided by President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law would be awarded to airports for...


Committee Advances $18B for Military, VA Construction

At the end of June, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee announced the approval of the fiscal year 2023 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill.


Bids Wanted for VA Elementary School Reno

Warren County Public Schools is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to one of its elementary schools in Front Royal, Virginia.


Leaked Report: Eiffel Tower Plagued by Rust

In a leaked confidential report, it’s been suggested that Paris’ Eiffel Tower is in poor condition given the amount of rust plaguing the structure.


Sherwin-Williams Named Astros Official Paint Partner

American Major League Baseball team, the Houston Astros, recently announced global coatings manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company as its official paint partner.


Deadline Nearing for Elevation Awards

The deadline is nearing to submit nominations for Technology Publishing Company and the Commercial Painting Industry Association’s sixth annual commercial honors program: The Elevation Award...


TxDOT Seeking Contractors for Wellness Center

The Texas Department of Transportation is soliciting bids for painting and renovations to a wellness center and locker room in Lubbock, Texas.


Giant Floating Restaurant 'Capsizes' in China Sea

Recently, a historic three-story floating restaurant in Hong Kong reportedly sank into the South China Sea after meeting “adverse conditions” while it was being towed to an undisclosed locat...


PPG to Complete Over 25 School Makeovers in July

Last week, global coatings manufacturer PPG announced that it was planning to complete over 25 school makeovers through its New Paint for a New Start initiative.


NPS Awards $3.4M to Preserve WWII Sites

The United States National Park Service announced last week that it had awarded $3,405,000 in grants to preserve and interpret World War II Japanese American confinement sites.


Report Tests Seismic Performance of Materials

The United States Resiliency Council (USRC) recently prepared a report evaluating the comparative seismic performance of four commonly used construction types in typical multifamily developm...


Building Trades Union Protests NYC Studio Construction

Members of New York Laborers’ Local 79, Steamfitter Local 638 and Sheet Metal Local 28 recently protested at the construction site of Robert De Niro’s $600 million Wildflower Studios film pr...


FL Resident Blocks Neighboring Paint Work

After power washing and repainting three sides of his home, South Florida resident Rene Garcia was recently blocked by his neighbor, Daryl Partlow, to finish the project.


Affordable CA Housing Tops $1M per Apartment

According to a review of state data by The Los Angeles Times, several affordable housing projects in California are costing more than $1 million per apartment to build.


HUD Announces $520M for Lead Paint Protections

On Friday (June 17), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced that the Department had made $520 million in funding available to better prote...


Revisions Proposed for Millennium Tower Fix

A reduced scope for the stabilization of the Millennium Tower in San Francisco was recently approved by the project’s engineering review team on behalf of the city’s Department of Building I...


Groundbreaking Held for $1.5B Pittsburgh Hospital

Last week, officials broke ground for the new UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, which is expected to become the largest hospital in the city’s history.


MTA Soliciting Design Bids for $7B Penn Station

Last week, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority would be soliciting designs for the $7 billion redevelopment of Penn Station in New York Ci...


NIST Surfside Collapse Investigation Continues

Since the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology launched an investigation into last year’s partial collapse of the 40-year-old Champlain Towers South i...


Rikers Being Studied for Wastewater Facility

According to city records, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection recently awarded a contract to Jacobs Civil Consultants to study the possibility of constructing a new Was...


Australia Office Building to Feature Solar Cladding

In what will be a landmark moment for Australia when constructed, architecture firm Kennon has recently designed a first-of-its-kind eight-story office tower on behalf of Dr. Bella Freeman.


Zions Bank Celebrates 30th Paint-a-Thon

After being canceled for the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Zions Bank was once again able to host its annual Paint-a-Thon service project.


FAA Announces $518M in Airport Grants

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced the award of $518 million for 416 airport construction projects across the country.


Pittsburgh Robotics Company Brings Painting to Life

At the beginning of June, Pittsburgh-based Finish Robotics announced the release of its Finishbot Autonomous Coating System.


WV Suspension Bridge Gets Fresh Coat

The historic West Virginia Suspension Bridge is currently undergoing repainting as part of an ongoing $17 million restoration project.


Garland Receives Vizient Contract

Roofing manufacturer and building envelope solution provider The Garland Company, Inc. (Cleveland) recently announced via emailed press release that it received a contract from the nation’s ...


RI Bridge Using ARPA Funds for Repaint

A historic railroad trestle bridge in Coventry, Rhode Island, will be receiving a fresh coat of paint thanks to funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act.


New Terminal C Opens at LaGuardia Airport

At the beginning of the month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Rick Cotton and Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian announced the openi...


World's Largest Mixed-Use Living Building Opens

Engineering firm PAE, alongside ZGF Architects and other members of a partnership collective, recently announced the opening of the PAE Living Building in Portland, Oregon.


Biden, FEMA Push for Stronger Building Codes

In a series of press releases issued at the beginning of the month, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Biden-Harris Administration announced a national initiative to ...


University Studio Highlights Architecture, Construction

Earlier this year, students participating in Mississippi State University’s architecture and building construction science departments collaborated in the PCI Foundation Studio.


NPS Awards Over $7M in Historic Preservation Grants

Late last week, the U.S. National Park Service announced the award of 11 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants in 10 states, totaling $7.275 million.


IKEA Investing Over $3B in International Stores

Ingka Group, the largest IKEA retailer, recently announced that it would be accelerating expansion to make IKEA more accessible to customers.


Contractors Needed for TX Maintenance Facility

Missouri City is soliciting bids for the demolition of the current Parks Maintenance Facility and construction of a new 15,000-square-foot building.


City Unable to Auction Off Queen Mary Lifeboats

While the City of Long Beach, California, originally planned to auction off the 20 lifeboats from the RMS Queen Mary, lead paint and a lack of bids is leading to the disposal of the boats.


Nearly $1B Settlement Reached for Surfside

In a recent hearing before Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Michael Hanzman, attorney Harley S. Tropin announced a $997 million settlement involving the class-action lawsuit brought by the fam...


Historic Scottish Lighthouse Gets Fresh Coat

For the last several weeks, painters in Scotland have been repainting the historic Covesea Lighthouse.


$101M Lead Settlement Gets Conflicting Ruling

Just weeks after a New York ruling, the California First Division Court of Appeal ruled on April 19 that Lloyd’s of London and other carriers that insured W.P. Fuller & Co. would not be liab...


China Building Collapses Killing At Least 2

Crews are continuing to sift through debris after the collapse of a commercial building in Changsha, the capital of central China’s Hunan Province, just south of Beijing.


'Project Virginia' Plans to Print 200 Homes

Construction start-up Alquist 3D recently announced plans to build 200 homes in the southwest region of Virginia to help solve the housing crisis in rural and underserved areas of America.


Amazon HQ2 Receives County Approval

The Arlington County Board recently announced that it has unanimously approved building plans for American multinational technology company Amazon’s new headquarters (HQ2) in Arlington, Virg...


PA Riverfront Development Gets $10M in Funding

A mixed-use development planned to revitalize an industrial riverfront stretch in Pittsburgh is finally moving forward after receiving a $10 million grant from the Pennsylvania’s Redevelopme...


Record-Breaking Residential CLT Building Announced

A new residential building in Switzerland is expected to become the tallest cross-laminated timber building in the world upon its completion.


Painting Begins for Space Needle 60th Anniversary

In honor of its 60th anniversary, the Seattle Space Needle hosted a contest for five grand prize winners to help paint the roof of the landmark its original color—nearly 600 feet in the air.


University Develops Paint to Fight Infections

Russian researchers from Tomsk State University have recently developed a new paint designed to neutralize common pathogens and reduce nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections.


WWII-Era Warship Sinking in Lake Erie

A decommissioned World War II Navy ship in New York started sinking last week after a breach caused the vessel to take on water.


DOE Issues RFI for Building Code Funding

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office issued a request for information to gather responses from the public that will inform the program development and exec...


London Development Approves MSG Sphere Venue

Despite thousands of objections, the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) has recently approved plans (in a vote of six to four) for music and esports arena MSG Sphere, a live entert...


Purple People Bridge Needs Fresh Coat of Paint

The Newport Southbank Bridge Company recently announced that it hopes to repaint the Purple People Bridge, which connects Cincinnati and Kentucky, for its 150th anniversary and restore its i...


Buffalo Bills Stadium Gets $600M in NY Funding

Earlier this month, the New York State Legislature approved its $220 billion state budget, which included $600 million for the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills new $1.4 billion open-...


Zaha Hadid-Designed HQ Meets LEED Platinum

The new headquarters for environmental management company Beeah Group in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, have recently reached completion.


Lake Michigan Ferry Gets Fresh Paint Job

A ferry in Ludington, Michigan, recently received an updated paint job, which required 800 gallons of paint, during its five-year drydock inspection.


Chicago Hospital Planning $645M Expansion

A recent application filed to the Illinois State Health Facilities and Services Review Board revealed plans for a proposed $645 million modernization of the Lakeview facility at the Advocate...


$431M Museum Expansion Utilizes Shotcrete

Crews are reportedly making headway at the American Museum of Natural History in New York’s Manhattan Upper West Side, which has been undergoing a $431 million expansion since 2019.


Insurers Liable for Over $100M Lead Settlement

At the end of March, the First Judicial Department of the New York Appellate Division ruled that Lloyd’s of London and other insurers were liable to pay over $100 million into a California a...


Historic Cambridge Building Gets New Paint Job

A little over a year after Hamilton-based investment and management firm Forge & Foster purchased the 112-year-old Ray Electric building and connecting spaces—located at 20 Park Hill Road in...


FL Judge OKs $83M Surfside Property Settlement

Last week, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman ruled that people who owned units at the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, that collapsed in June 2021, would divide $83 millio...


DOE Releases New Federal Building Standards

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Energy released new building energy code requirements for federal buildings and proposed new standards for residential room air conditioners, pool heater...


Construction Ongoing at Pittsburgh Terminal

Allegheny County Airport Authority Chief Development Officer Paul Hoback has recently reported that crews are making headway on the Pittsburgh International Airport’s new, $1.3 billion lands...


Designs Revealed for $300M Santiago International Airport

In an emailed press release, international firm luis vidal + architects has recently revealed design concepts for the $300 million expansion of the Santiago International Airport in Dominica...


WorldGBC Launches Post-Disaster Toolkit

The World Green Building Council has recently announced the launch of its Sustainable Reconstruction & Recovery Framework, which will serve communities as a “post-disaster toolkit” when buil...


Architect Hired for Buffalo Bills Stadium

While a final stadium deal has yet to be announced for the National Football League’s New York-based Buffalo Bills, it was recently announced that the team working on the project hired globa...


US Launches Clean Air in Buildings Challenge

In following the release of the Biden-Harris Administration’s National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, last week the Administration announced the launch of a new program to improve indoor air qu...


FL Lawmakers Fail to Pass Condo Safety Bills

Despite increased discussions and negotiations between Florida government officials since the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, the Senate and House of Representatives have...


Painting Robot to Coat Luxury High-Rise in Dubai

Emirati multinational real estate development company Emaar Properties announced last month that it awarded all painting work for a luxury high-rise residential project to Singapore-based MY...


Historic Buildings Renovated at PA University

New York-based Deborah Berke Partners has recently transformed two late Victorian townhouses on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in Philadelphia.


Investigation Probes into Minneapolis Condo Cracks

For several weeks, investigations led by Socotec Engineering Inc. have been taking place at the Cedar Isles Condominiums in south Minneapolis over cracks in the hallways and common areas bet...


Couples Paint Houses Like Ukrainian Flag

In an effort to express support and solidarity for Ukraine while the country continues to be invaded by Russian forces, a Cambridgeshire couple has painted their home to reflect the Ukrainia...


Historic Mill Building Restored with Sponge Media

Global manufacturer of dry, low dust, recyclable abrasive blasting media and related equipment, Sponge-Jet (Newington, New Hampshire) was recently reported to have played a role in remediati...


Painting Contractors Needed at DE School Reno

Christina School District is soliciting bids for phase three renovations to a school building in Wilmington, Delaware.


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$4B LaGuardia Terminal Reno Tops Off

At the end of January, after a nearly six-year renovation of Terminal B at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport, the project’s second skybridge officially opened to the public.


Two Firms Agree to Surfside Settlement

Months after the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Michael Hanzman recently announced plans to review tentative settlements agreed u...


Rebuilding in CO Stalled by Green Codes

After the Marshall Fire destroyed more than 500 homes in Louisville, Colorado, homeowners looking to rebuild are now facing expensive obstacles in trying to meet aggressive new green buildin...


Disney Planning Storyliving Community

American multinational entertainment and media conglomerate The Walt Disney Company has recently announced its plans to build a series of mixed-use residential communities in the United Stat...


CA School Soliciting Bids for Coatings Work

Central Unified School District is soliciting bids for new computer tech and construction trades buildings at its Center High School campus in Antelope, California.


AU Retirement Complex Finished with Dulux

A retirement complex in the riverside suburb of Indooroopilly in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, was recently completed after coatings work was executed by project manager Woollam Construc...


Roberto Clemente Bridge Closes for Rehab

Last week, city officials announced the closure of the Roberto Clemente Bridge in Pittsburgh for almost two years to complete its $34.4 million renovation project.


UK Proposes Revisions to Building Safety Bill

The Secretary of State for Leveling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations in the United Kingdom recently proposed amendments to the country’s Building Safe...


Phoenix Celebrates Graffiti Awareness Month

Throughout the month of February, the Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department has been working to remove graffiti from residential and commercial areas in the city.


Coating San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is known for its unique orange color, which requires continuous coating work.


Contractor Awarded for Gillette Stadium Reno

The next phase of renovations to the Gillette Stadium, home to the National Football League’s New England Patriots and the New England Revolution professional soccer club, has recently been ...


RIBA Pushing for Mass Retrofit

The Royal Institute of British Architects has recently issued a report urging the United Kingdom’s government to retrofit homes in England’s interwar suburbs.


Yacht Prompts Dutch Bridge Dismantle Request

Earlier this month, officials from the Netherlands confirmed that they have received a request to potentially dismantle parts of a local bridge to allow passage for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...


$5M in Renovations Outlined for NC Culture Center

In celebrating a 129-year milestone, officials from the Young Men Institute (YMI) Cultural Center in Asheville, North Carolina, have announced that the building is slated to receive $5 milli...


NV Venue Project Avoids Supply Chain Issues

According to reports, construction crews at the $1.9 billion MSG Sphere have yet to be plagued by ongoing supply chain issues. However, officials are preparing for potential problems as LED ...


Roof Materials Believed to Fuel Fire in OK

Last week, an unfinished apartment complex valued at more than $65 million in Oklahoma City was destroyed after its roof caught fire.


Hidden Mural Discovered Within WA Building

Shortly after launching remodeling efforts on their recently purchased, circa 1907 commercial building, couple Nick and Lisa Timm discovered a hidden mural more than 100 years old.


FL Bill Calls for Mandatory Structural Inspections

Just as Hurricane Andrew in 1992 pushed Florida legislators to address dated building codes and inspection regulations, last year’s collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside has shed li...


NYC Tower Tech Looks to Overcome Emission Targets

Crews working on an office development in New York City are working to incorporate sustainable technology to achieve LEED Platinum status and cut carbon emissions by avoiding fossil fuel sou...


Bangladesh Factory Collapse Trial Resumes

After more than five years of being halted while several defendants attempted to have their charges vacated, recent reports have indicated that the murder trial over the Bangladesh factory c...


White House Releases Infrastructure ‘Roadmap’

Earlier this week, the White House released the first edition of its Bipartisan Infrastructure Law guidebook that contains a comprehensive list of the more than 375 programs and available fu...


Painted Building Denied Retroactive Permission

The Covington Board of Architectural Review and Development (BOARD) in Kentucky recently denied retroactive permissions on a downtown building that had recently been painted black without fo...


Apple Campus Makes Headway in Austin

More than three years after announcing plans to construct a $1 billion office in northwest Austin, American multinational technology company Apple reports that crews have almost completed ph...


Contractors Wanted for RI Library Renovations

The University of Rhode Island is soliciting bids for renovations to the Robert J. Carothers Library in Kingston, Rhode Island.


JV Selected for $969M US Military Hospital

A $969 million contract was recently awarded to Züblin and Gilbane Joint Venture for the construction of a new military hospital at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany.


$1B Residential Program Announced in NY

Earlier this month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced nearly $1.4 billion in investments to preserve or construct 3,242 affordable, sustainable and supportive homes across the state.


Dow Enters Partnership for Sustainable Building Design

At the end of December, building solutions company Dow announced a carbon partnership agreement with Singapore Sports Hub, a state-of-the-art, fully integrated sports, entertainment and life...


Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine Mandate

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to block the Biden administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine-or-testing mandate for large employers, undermining President Joe Biden’s attempts...


Bids Open for MI Public Works Project

The City of Berkley is soliciting bids for improvements to the Department of Public Works office in Berkley, Michigan.


FL Mural Animates with Augmented Reality

In a project headed by Contemporary Art Space & Studio (CASS) and Water Street Tampa, officials commissioned Dutch artist Leon Keer to paint a new mural on the city’s East Cumberland Parking...


Amsterdam High-Rise Gets Intumescent Coating

Currently being constructed in the Overhoeks district of Amsterdam, the Y-Towers hotel and high-rise residential project was reported to recently receive an intumescent coating for improved ...


Over $1B in DIA Contract Changes Approved

The Denver City Council announced earlier this week that it has approved several contract amendments totaling $1.3 billion for Denver International Airport’s Great Hall Project.


UK Developers Forced to Fix Cladding

The Secretary of State for Leveling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations in the United Kingdom recently issued a letter to residential property developers...


Clemco Donates Blast Cabinet to High School

Manufacturing company for air-powered abrasive blast equipment, Clemco Industries Corp. (Washington, Missouri), recently announced that it has donated a blast cabinet to a high school’s weld...


Building Museum Launches Climate Program

Late last year, The National Building Museum announced the launch of a new program series focused on three essential aspects of addressing climate change in the industry.


First 'Pandemic-Ready' FL Skyscraper Announced

Miami-based developer Royal Palm Companies has recently announced what it’s calling the world’s first “COVID-19-conscious” residential, hotel and medical center skyscraper.


Contractors Wanted for TX School Painting

Conroe Independent School District is soliciting bids for the construction of a new school building in Montgomery County, Texas.


NYC Mayor Shortlists JVs for $6B Jail Projects

In a press release issued last month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced that they had reviewed and approved six teams to develo...


Habitat for Humanity Prints First Home

Earlier this week, Habitat for Humanity announced the completion of its first home entirely constructed using an Alquist 3D printer.


Residential Makes Gains in Construction Spending

According to several market reports, construction spending in November witnessed an increase when compared to October and the same period in 2020, as gains in private residential outweighed ...


Designs Revealed for Nature-Integrated Resort

Miami-based Oppenheim Architecture and Saudi developers The Red Sea Development Company have recently revealed designs for a mountain resort in the wadi vistas of western Saudi Arabia.


$1.3M Spent on Repairs for MN Capitol

Officials from the Minnesota State Capitol Preservation Commission recently provided an update on ongoing $1.3 million decorative paint and plaster renovations, noting that humidity in the b...


Sherwin-Williams Wins AMPP Structure Awards

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance recently awarded global coatings firm The Sherwin-Williams Company and its project partners two 2020 Structure Awards.


$9.5B JFK Airport Expansion Plans Revealed

Last week, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had officially reached an agreement with a coalition of financial sponsors to complete ...


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Elevation Awards Winner: Renovation/Retrofit

In its fifth year, Technology Publishing Co.’s commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards, expanded its reach by partnering with the Commercial Painting Industry Association.


$700 Million Bonds Approved for Denver Airport

Last week, the Denver City Council approved $700 million in bonds to the Denver International Airport to fund remaining improvement projects.


Asian Government Takes Over Stadium

Just a little over a year since Chinese football club Guanzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. broke ground on its $1.8 billion soccer stadium, reports indicate that its government has taken over the...


Pilot Pile Approved for Millennium Tower

At the beginning of the month, installation of a second pilot pile was slated to proceed at the Millennium Tower in San Francisco.


Cathedral Restoration Plans Reignite Controversy

After proposed changes were announced regarding restorations at the Notre Dame Cathedral, critics were reportedly outraged, relating the designs to world-renowned Walt Disney Parks.


World's Second Tallest Building Tops Out

Since launching construction five years ago, the Merdeka 118 skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has officially topped out at over 2,227 feet.


Lawsuit Filed Over FL Condo Collapse

In a recent lawsuit filed on behalf of Champlain Towers South victims and family members, new allegations claim that the construction of a neighboring luxury building is what triggered the d...


Los Angeles Mixed-Use Structure is Utilizing CLT

To avoid ongoing supply chain issues, Boston-based Shawmut Design and Construction has planned to use cross-laminated timber (CLT) for a mixed-use office building in Los Angeles.


Amazon HQ2 on Track for 2023 Completion

American multinational technology company Amazon recently invited reporters and local officials to the construction site of its HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia.


Phase One at Denver Airport Reaches Completion

Construction on Phase 1 of the Denver International Airport’s Great Hall Project has recently reached completion after years of delays and budget issues.


Groundbreaking Held for $1.3B CA Hospital

Last week, officials and community leaders hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for what’s to be a new, state-of-the-art medical complex at the University of California, Irvine.


PPG Completes Second Tianjin Colorful Communities Project

At the beginning of the month, global coatings company PPG announced the completion of its second Colorful Communities project in Tianjin, China, since the beginning of the year.


UK Restorers Discover Rare Wall Paintings

Recently, restorers from The Landmark Trust discovered a collection of Elizabethan murals behind peeling paint and 19th-century plaster at a medieval manor in Yorkshire, England.


Brick-Laying Robot Completes Pilot House

Australian robotics innovator FBR Limited has recently completed its first house structure using European clay blocks.


FL Art Museum Announces Renovation, Expansion

The Tampa Museum of Art Foundation recently announced plans for a nearly $70 million renovation and expansion at its downtown Tampa campus.


'Build Back Better' Will Aid Buildings

Today (Nov. 15), President Joe Biden will sign into law the largest federal investment in infrastructure in more than a decade. Slated to be joined by several members of Congress, the $1.2 t...


$3.4B Overhaul Finally Begins at CA Terminal

Work on a $3.4 billion construction overhaul has finally begun after the Federal Aviation Administration signed off on the San Diego International Airport’s Terminal 1 Final Environmental Im...


Equipment Issues Shift Millennium Tower Fix

The Shimmick Construction Co. successfully installed a second outer 36-inch casing at San Francisco’s Millennium Tower at the end of last month after reported minor equipment issues disrupte...


Tampa Airport Breaks Ground on $25M Project

In wake of private jet travel demands, Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Sheltair Aviation recently broke ground on a $25 million hanger and office project at the Tampa International Airport.


LETI Publishes Climate Retrofit Guide

Last month, the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) released a Climate Emergency Retrofit Guide to aid in retrofitting homes throughout the United Kingdom to meet national Net Zer...


Developer Sued for Delayed Boston High-Rise

According to a complaint issued early last month, Miami-based developer 399 Congress is suing its general contractor, John Moriarty & Associates (Winchester, Massachusetts) for failing to co...


BASF Teams with Sport Group

Chemicals company BASF and sport surfaces company Sport Group recently issued a joint press release announcing its global cooperation for the distribution and installation of sports and outd...


$1B WA Arena Opens to the Public

At the end of last month, a grand opening was hosted for Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena. The structure is home to the National Hockey League’s latest expansion team, the Seattle Kraken and t...


Benjamin Moore Signs Deal with NHL Team

Paint and coatings manufacturer Benjamin Moore recently announced a marketing partnership with National Hockey League team, the New York Rangers.


Millennium Tower Pile Upgrade Test Successful

According to reports, Shimmick Construction Co. successfully installed the 36-inch pilot pile casing utilizing a less-disruptive construction method at San Francisco’s Millennium Tower earli...


FL Contractors Create Safety Task Force

The Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida recently announced that it has created an industry task force for building structure and safety discussions.


Researchers Look at Roman Tomb for Concrete Insight

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Utah have recently conducted research on a 2,050-year-old Roman tomb for insight into concrete resilience.


Study: Critical Infrastructure Threatened by Floods

Nonprofit flood research and communications group, First Street Foundation, has recently reported that one in four units of critical infrastructure in the United States—such as police statio...


Residential Construction Witnesses Rebound

In a report regarding new residential construction statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development revealed that the industry recently witnessed a...


Metrolinx Rehabilitating Toronto Rouge River Bridge

Government of Ontario agency Metrolinx is scheduled to begin rehabilitation work—including cleaning and coating—this fall on the Rouge River Bridge.


Worker, Material Issues Plague Construction

In a report released late last month, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has found that contractors in the commercial construction industry are witnessing a slowdown in post-pandemic recovery.


MIT Predicts Building Emissions, Outlines Solutions

A team of current and former MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) researchers have recently published a paper estimating emissions for all buildings slated to be constructed in the U.S. u...


New Product Announcement: Commercial Portfolio

Allnex, an international supplier of resins for architectural, industrial, OEM and special purpose coatings, has recently launched a new product portfolio for buildings and decorative applic...


Notre Dame Cathedral Secured for Restoration

Officials from the French government agency overseeing the reconstruction of France’s Notre Dame Cathedral have recently reported that efforts to secure the structure have reached competitio...


PPG Completes French Colorful Communities Project

At the beginning of the week, global coatings company PPG announced the completion of another Colorful Communities project, this time at the Maison de l’Enfance et de la Famille du Valencien...


Boston Passes Building Emissions Ordinance

In a unanimous decision, the Boston City Council has recently approved a new ordinance, requiring all buildings larger than 20,000 square feet to eliminate carbon emissions by 2050.


Wright House Dodges Demolition

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, alongside local preservationists and Landmarks Illinois, were recently successful in preventing the demolition of Wright’s 1894 Fredrick Bagley H...


Elevation Awards Extends Nomination Deadline

The nomination deadline for the fifth annual Elevation Awards, Technology Publishing Co.'s commercial honors program, has been extended.


Fix Paused on CA Millennium Tower

Upon measuring an accelerated settlement on San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, the city has advised homeowners to wait until a revised pile installation method is approved before resuming the...


Elevation Awards Spotlight: FRSA Headquarters

In counting down to the nomination deadline (Oct. 1) for this year’s Elevation Awards, we will be featuring selections of this year’s nominees, giving readers a glimpse of the competition. B...


CA Adopts Electric-Focused Building Codes

The California Energy Commission recently announced its adoption of the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Code) for newly constructed and renovated buildings.


Residential Construction Continues Suburb Shift

A new quarterly Home Building Geography Index report from the National Association of Home Builders reveals a continued shift of residential construction within suburban and lower-cost marke...


Bidding Open for OR City Office

The Oregon Department of Employment is accepting bids for capital improvements to its Baker City office.


September 11 Memorial Receives $2.5M Grant

At the beginning of the week, the National Park Service announced that it had awarded the National September 11 Memorial and Museum a $2.5 million 9/11 Memorial Act grant.


IBS Returns to Orlando for 2022

Online registration is now open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show from the National Association of Home Builders. The in-person conference is running from Feb. 8-10, 2022, at the Ora...


NIST Names Champlain Tower Investigators

Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology announced its selection of a team of technical experts to investigate the partial collapse of the ...


Bids Wanted for FL Airport Hangar Rehab

Monroe County, Florida, is accepting bids for the rehabilitation of airport storage hangars.


FAA Invests $766M for Sustainability, Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced earlier this week that it has awarded more than $766 million in grants “to build safer, more sustainable and...


$840M Contract Awarded for KY Hospital Project

Officials with Louisville, Kentucky’s new Department of Veterans Affairs hospital recently confirmed that an $840 million contract has been awarded to Walsh-Turner Joint Venture II to build ...


Bids Wanted for DE Fitness Center

The Delaware Department of Education is accepting bids for the construction and painting of a fitness center.


NOLA Officials Pause $557M Contract

Last week, the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority voted to put on hold a $557 million contract for the renovation of its convention center.


Bids Wanted for MD Construction, Painting

Anne Arundel County Public Schools, in Glen Burnie, Maryland, is accepting bids for the construction and painting of a new addition to the North County High School Field House.


$3.9B Deal Reached for JFK Terminal 6

On Tuesday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that it had reached an agreement with JFK Millennium Partners (including JetBlue Airways) to build the new international T...


Work Continues, Suits Begin Around Notre Dame

The global effort to reconstruct parts of the Notre Dame Cathedral is in full swing as a Washington, D.C., group recently announced it will be using 800-year-old building techniques to recon...


Rome Colosseum Tunnels Open to the Public

For the first time in its history, the area where gladiators and animals waited before combat—also known at the bowels—within Rome’s Colosseum opened to the public.


Pittsburgh Airport Microgrid Goes Live

Earlier this month, the Pittsburgh International Airport went live with its microgrid, which powers the entire facility with natural gas and solar energy. The Allegheny County Airport Author...


$2.1B AirTrain Approved for LaGuardia Project

A large piece of the puzzle has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration for the LaGuardia Airport project—a $2 billion AirTrain.


CA Hospitals Aim to Push Seismic Requirements

The California Hospital Association, along with Gov. Gavin Newsom, are proposing another extension that would mandate hospitals upgrade their structures to ensure that they can stand up to a...


Commissioners Approve $1B in Funding for LAX Work

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners unanimously approved to appropriate more than $1 billion in funding for the final and largest part of the $14.5 billion modernization of Los An...


Officials: $1B WA Arena Set to Make Opening Deadline

Despite battling material delays for the last pieces of construction, officials for Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena report that the $1 billion project is on track to open by its revised compl...


Bids Wanted for San Diego Airport Work

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is accepting bids for airside improvements as part of its Airport Development Plan.


$170M Phase 2 of CO Airport Project Begins

Officials gathered last week for the groundbreaking of Phase 2 of the Denver International Airport’s Great Hall Project.


China Halts High-Rise Work Over Safety

China’s National Development and Reform Commission announced last week that it is prohibiting the construction of some of the tallest high-rises among mounting safety concerns.


Bids Wanted for UT Airport Restaurant Reno

The Ogden Hinckley Airport, in Ogden, Utah, is now accepting bids to remodel an interior restaurant.


Transparent 'Sky Pool' Opens in London

Residents belonging to the Eagle Club at the Embassy Gardens apartments in Battersea, London, have recently gained a new area for recreation that is both touted as an architectural spectacle...


FL Condo Collapses Killing At Least 9

Crews are continuing to sift through debris after the collapse of a residential building last week, in the Surfside neighborhood of Florida, about six miles north of Miami beach. As of Sunda...


Bids Wanted for PA Elementary School Reno

The Shikellamy School District in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, is seeking bids for the renovations at the Chief Shikellamy Elementary School, located in the Susquehanna Valley.


PIT Awards $130.7M in Modernization Contracts

The Allegheny County Airport Authority recently approved $130.7 million in contracts for the Pittsburgh International Airport’s proposed $1.4 billion modernization plan.


USS COD Dry Docked for Repairs

After a 14-hour-long trip and a few bumps along the way, the World War II Submarine USS COD finally arrived in Erie, Pennsylvania, for dry docking and repairs.


Officials Talk Design of $1.3B NY Arena

Construction of New York’s $1.3 billion UBS Arena—slated to be the new home of the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders—is in full swing prompting commentary of what officials call th...


Bids Wanted for WA Library Repainting

The Town of Issaquah, Washington, is seeking bids for the painting of the exterior of Issaquah Library. The Issaquah Library was founded in 1902 before being moved to its current location.


$21M Repairs to MN Stadium Exterior Near Completion

Work to replace the exterior of Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium is reportedly entering its final phase.


Report: Decking Questioned at NOLA Hard Rock

Records recently obtained by WWL-TV show that a materials supplier for the NOLA Hard Rock project tried to warn those closer to the design that it needed more steel supports on the upper flo...


Bids Wanted for PA Library Addition, Reno

The Dauphin County Library System in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking bids for an addition and renovation to the McCormick Riverfront Library.


LAX Opens $1.73B West Gates Concourse

A new $1.73 billion concourse opened at the beginning of the week at Los Angeles International Airport. The 15 West Gates are part of a larger $14.5 billion modernization project at LAX.


NAHB Releases Positive Multifamily Construction Data

The National Association of Home Builders released data last week from its Multifamily Market Survey that revealed that market confidence in new multifamily housing has increased in the firs...


PA to Put $10M Toward Airport Projects

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will invest $10 million in state grants for work in 12 Pennsylvania airports.


Bids Wanted for AZ College Painting Project

The Northland Pioneer College in in Holbrook, Arizona, is seeking bids for the painting of a skills center.


$1.5B NYC Convention Center Expansion Complete

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that construction is now complete on the $1.5 billion Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion.


Seattle Arena Reaches $1B Price Point

The price tag for Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena has breached the $1 billion mark, according to Los Angeles-based developer Oak View Group. Work is still currently on schedule with a slated ...


St. Jude Announces $1.9B Construction Projects

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has recently announced plans for a $1.9 billion overhaul of its Memphis, Tennessee location. The project involves various renovations, new construct...


Gehry-Designed Philly Museum Reno Now Open

Last week, the Philadelphia Museum of Art unveiled to the public new galleries and public spaces from a years-long renovation led by architect Frank Gehry.


Bids Wanted for MD School Gym Painting

The Maryland School for the Deaf in Fredrick, Maryland, is seeking bids for painting the Benson Gymnasium.


Notre Dame Officials Tap AutoDesk for Tech, BIM

Building software firm Autodesk recently confirmed in a press release that it will be helping Notre Dame Cathedral officials with by contributing design and construction solutions to the reb...


EPA Exempts Copolymer in 3 States, Airports

Specialty polymers company Kraton Corporation recently announced that it has received an emergency exemption from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Section 18 of the Federal Ins...


JFK Project Adjusted, Approved at $1.5B

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners recently approved an agreement on key terms for an amended plan for the JFK International Airport. The terms were with De...


Dow Used in Olympics Retrofits, New Builds

Global chemical company Dow has announced that nine of the retrofit structures at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (slated to be held this summer) will be outfitted with various building solutio...


Work on $260M TX Soccer Stadium Completes

The new Major League Soccer stadium in Austin—dubbed Q2 Stadium—is now complete, according to reports that note that all that’s left for the June 17 opening is some landscaping and finishing...


Historic MO Bridge Collapses

Last week, the Haskins Bridge, an historic bridge located at Jolly Mill Park near Pierce City, Missouri, collapsed into Capps Creek after a tree had fallen onto the structure.


FL School District Seeks Bids for Multiple Buildings

The Pinellas County School District in St. Petersburg, Florida, is seeking bids for the painting, waterproofing and renovations to various buildings within the school district.


Las Vegas Tunnel Completes Construction

Earlier this month, officials working on the new underground express transportation system beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center announced that construction on the project had reached comp...


COVID-19 Slows $450M NOLA Superdome Project

A budget hearing last week has revealed that plans for the $450 million update project to the New Orleans Superdome have been disrupted due to financial troubles caused by the COVID-19 pande...


NOLA Taps Developer for $1B Mixed-Use Project

The $1 billion project next to New Orleans’ existing convention now has a team in place as the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall has tapped River District Neighborhood Investors L...


CA Seeking Bids for Library Construction, Painting

The City of El Centro, California, is seeking bids for the construction and painting of a new public library.


$500M Academy Museum Announces Open Date

Having reached completion after undergoing a series of historical restorations, renovations and new construction totaling nearly $500 million, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los An...


Tokyo Store Gets Pearlescent Facade

For a second time, Japanese studio Jun Aoki & Associates has designed and installed a unique facade over a Louis Vuitton storefront in Tokyo. The designer boutique is located within Tokyo’s ...


WI Library Seeks Bids for Remodel

The L.E. Public Library in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is seeking bids for the addition and remodel of the original library building.


FL Announces 'Record-Breaking' High-Rise

Recently, famed architect Carlos Ott, with the help of Sieger Suarez, announced design plans for what’s to become the tallest tower south of Manhattan.


Report: Commercial Contractors Optimistic

The first-quarter report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index has been released, and the data reveals that contractors are growing more optimistic about their outl...


Bids Needed for CA Elementary School Work

The Mariposa County Unified School District in Mariposa, California, is seeking bids for the exterior painting and window replacement at an elementary school.


Bids Sought for VA Library Painting Project

The City of Richmond, Virginia, is seeking bids for the painting of the Hull Street Library. The library was built in 1987 as a branch office to the Richmond Public Library system.


Space Hotel to Launch Construction in 2026

Large scale space construction company Orbital Assembly (Alta Loma, California) has announced its plans to construct the world’s first-ever space hotel during a recent virtual event on its Y...


FL Airport Seeks Bids for Terminal, Office Building

The Naples Airport Authority in Naples, Florida, is seeking bids for the improvement of the aviation terminal and office building.


TX University Seeks Gym Repainting Bids

The Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, is seeking bids for the painting of the Kinesiology Building/Wisdom Gym. Tarleton State University was opened in 1899.


CA School Seeks Remodel Bids

The Tulare City School District in Tulare, California, is seeking bids for the remodel of the Live Oak Middle School locker room. The Tulare City School District is home to over 10,000 stude...


Inquiry: Flammable Panels Sold as 'Default'

The first—and probably only—person from Arconic testified in front of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry earlier this week and revealed that the company sold panels that it knew were flammable becau...


PIT to Release Bid Packages Next Month

Officials at the Pittsburgh International Airport released a statement last week saying that crews are now ready to move forward with the next phase of the Terminal Modernization Program.


Chicago Center to Break Ground After Delays

After years of delays, the federal review process for Chicago’s Obama Presidential Center concluded last week, giving the project a new estimated start date.


Victorian Building Facade Uncovered in OH

During a renovation project on the 600 block of Race in the Central Business District in Cincinnati, crews from non-profit real estate development company 3CDC discovered a second building w...


Bids Sought for New Residence Hall in KY

The University of Louisville, in Kentucky, is seeking bids for the construction of a new residence hall. The University of Louisville is a state-supported school located in Kentucky’s larges...


CA Seeks Bids for Historic House Repairs

The California Department of Parks and Recreation in Sacramento, California, is seeking bids for the repair of the “First Brick House.” The building was erected in 1847 and was the first bri...


Streets to Reopen Around NOLA Hard Rock Demo

The $8.4 million demolition at the Hard Rock Hotel site in New Orleans is reaching milestones, with estimations now set for the reopening of adjacent streets.


Rome Colosseum to Get Retractable Floor

To give visitors an idea of what Rome’s Colosseum arena was once like—from the perspective of a gladiator that is—Italy’s government is seeking bids from engineers to rebuild the floor and r...


Bids Needed for Historic PA Bridge Rehab

Lehigh County is seeking contractors to perform rehabilitation of the Manasses Guth Covered Bridge located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


Finalists Named for Historic MN Bridge

Last week, reports indicated that only four communities remained in a fight to claim and reuse a historic bridge from southern Minnesota.


Exterior Painting Bids Wanted for FL School

The Indian River County School District in Vero Beach, Florida, is seeking bids for the exterior painting of one middle school.


$930M WA Arena Files for Carbon Certification

While work is continuing at Seattle’s $930 million Climate Pledge Arena, Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke recently confirmed that in addition to being outfitted for hockey and other live event...


Notre Dame Officials Look to Lasers for Cleaning

Progress is continuing at the Notre Dame Cathedral, where a fire ravaged the 850-year-old structure in April 2019.


NE Commission Seeks Bids for Cabin Upgrades

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in Lincoln, Nebraska, is seeking bids for the upgrade of its cabins.


AIA Adopts New Rules for Justice Facility Design

Earlier this month, the American Institute of Architects Board of Directors adopted new rules into the association’s Code of Ethics.


GA College Seeks Bids for Roof Project

Athens Technical College—Elbert County Campus, in Elberton, Georgia, is seeking bids for the re-roofing of a building.


Antimicrobial Coatings to be Tested on Transit

Diversified natural resources company, Teck Resources Limited (Vancouver, Canada) recently announced that it would be testing its antimicrobial copper coatings on high-touch transit surfaces...


$1.5B MO Airport Project Completion Date Set

Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport project officially has its targeted completion date, according to Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas.


Vegas Stadium Costs Come in Under Budget

The Las Vegas Stadium Authority has approved the $25.1 million reduction of the final construction budget for Allegiant Stadium. While the stadium itself was deemed complete in August, const...


Six Lanes Reopen on Arlington Memorial Bridge

After a two-year-long, $227 million rehabilitation project, six lanes of traffic were reopened slightly ahead of schedule on the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington D.C.


VT National Guard Rebuilds Field Hospital

The Vermont National Guard was recently tasked with rebuilding a 250-bed field hospital in Essex Junction, Vermont. The structure, which was initially built last April, was taken down in mid...


Bids Needed for TX Hospital Department Reno

Harris County in Houston, Texas, is seeking bids for renovations in the Nuclear Medicine Department at the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston, Texas.


Construction Begins on $2.3B NYC Office Tower

Despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has decreased the demand for office space across the country, specifically reducing the occupancy of Manhattan office towers by 85%, developers...


CO Airport Reveals $170M Phase 2 Plan

Officials for the Denver International Airport have released a scaled-down $170 million Phase 2 plan to finish the Great Hall terminal renovation.


Bids Sought for KS School Paint Job

The Topeka Unified School District No. 501 in Topeka, Kansas, is seeking bids for the painting of Topeka High School.


LAX Officials Say Work Could Finish Early

Last week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, alongside local airport officials, announced that work to modernize and upgrade Los Angeles International Airport Terminals 2, 3, and the Tom Brad...


CA City Gas Ban Impacts Building Construction

On Tuesday (Nov. 17), San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a new city ordinance, banning the use natural gas or other fossil fuels in all new residential and commercial bu...


Work on TX Soccer Stadium Progresses

Although attendance restrictions for the approaching Major League Soccer season remain unclear amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Andy Loughnane, President of Austin FC, reports that con...


National Museum of US Army Opens

In celebrating Veteran’s Day last week, the National Museum of the United States Army officially opened its doors to the public for the first time. According to NMUSA, the museum is the firs...


Miami's Largest Underground Garage Gets Started

Miami’s deepest and most expensive underground parking garage is making its way into the city as crews prep the area for the three-level subterranean basement and the 47-story luxury tower t...


Grenfell Inquiry Expert Points to Fire Consultants

An expert witness brought in by the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has called the lead architect on the tower refurbishment “imprudent” for not employing a fire consultant specialist when designing ...


IL School District Seeks Painting Bids

The Elgin School District U-46 in Elgin, Illinois, is seeking bids for the Streamwood High School Painting Project Phase Three.


Terminal B at $8B LaGuardia Project Nearly Complete

Work is continuing at the $8 billion LaGuardia International Airport project at LaGuardia Gateway Partners recently released a Fall 2020 update for the $4 billion Terminal B.


MD School Seeks Bids for Auditorium Reno

The Washington County Public Schools in Hagerstown, Maryland, is seeking bids for the renovation of an auditorium and stage at the Boonsboro High School. The Boonsboro High School was constr...


Smart Building Ratings Program Launches

Billed as the world’s first comprehensive and objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings, the SPIRE Smart Buildings Program has recently made its debut.


Baltimore Penn Station Plans Redevelopment

Despite dips in ridership revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic, Amtrak has since announced it will be moving forward with the renovation of Baltimore’s historic Penn Station and recently ...


Bids Wanted for CA Library Renovation

The city of Santa Cruz, California, is seeking bids for the renovation of the Garfield Park Public Library.


DOE Announces $80M in Energy Funding

Recently, the United States Department of Energy announced an $80 million 2020 funding opportunity for its Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers and Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) program.


Bids Wanted for MD Detention Center Addition

Calvert County, in Prince Frederick, Maryland, is seeking bids for the addition of a program space to the Calvert County Detention Center.


Grenfell Inquiry Hears from Building Control

Moving on in the inquiry of London’s Grenfell Tower fire, officials heard last week that a restructuring at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council had created an unbalanced work...


$930M WA Arena to Still Open on Time

Officials from Seattle’s $930 million Climate Pledge Arena have recently went on record to say that, despite a month-long delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the arena should be set to op...


PPG Names Products Used in Vegas Stadium

Global coatings company PPG has released the specifics of its involvement and partnership with the Allegiant Stadium, the $1.97 billion sports venue recently completed in Las Vegas.


PA Bridge Plaques Found, Restored

At the end of September, the Donora Historical Society in Donora, Pennsylvania, made a shocking discovery whilst searching through salvaged remains and relics from previous building demoliti...


CA College Seeks Building Reno Bids

The Yosemite Community College District in Modesto, California, is seeking bids for the improvement of the MJC East Electronics Building.


Largest Indoor UK Arena Gets Approval

Plans for what will be the largest indoor arena in the United Kingdom have been approved. Manchester City Council greenlit the Populous-designed project late last month.


TX School District Seeking Bids for Project

The Spring Branch Independent School District in Houston is seeking bids for the replacement of an elementary school.


Heatherwick Proposes Design for 'Floating' Park

Earlier this month, London-based Heatherwick Studio revealed design plans for a proposed flood-resistant ecological park in San Francisco’s South Beach neighborhood.


JV Contract Awarded for $2.3B San Diego Airport

The joint venture of New York City-based Turner Construction and Broomfield, Colorado-based Flatiron Construction recently announced that it has been awarded a contract to build the new $2.2...


Small Fire Breaks Out at NOLA Hard Rock Site

A fire broke out Monday morning (Sept. 28) at the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans where workers are currently carrying out an $8.4 million demolition plan.


Grenfell: Clerk of Works Wasn't Monitoring Compliance

Late last week, the Grenfell Fire Inquiry found that the person on record as the Clerk of Works for the Grenfell Tower’s refurbishment was not, in fact, acting as Clerk of Works.


FAA Awards $335M in Infrastructure Grants

Late last week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced that the Trump Administration is awarding $335 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Feder...


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Charleston Aquarium

With the extended deadline just announced for the third annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (Oct. 9) with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving re...


$1.5M in Liens Filed Against Las Vegas Stadium

Four liens have been filed against Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium, according to reports. The liens, which have been filed with the Clark County Recorder’s Office, total $1.5 million.


Airport Work Halted for 200 Mammoth Skeletons

Workers at a Mexico City construction site have discovered some big findings that are causing repeated pauses in construction of the new Santa Lucia airport.


Contract Awarded for RFK Stadium Demolition

Events DC, the convention and sports authority for Washington, D.C., selected a contractor last week to demolish the historic 59-year-old RFK Stadium.


CA's $5B SoFi Stadium Makes Debut

SoFi Stadium, the new home of the National Football League’s Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, in Inglewood, California, is now open. The $5 billion stadium is reportedly the most e...


Grenfell Inquiry Hears from Cladding Subcontractor

The cladding subcontractor on London’s Grenfell Tower refurbishment wrapped up two days of inquiry testimony earlier this week after the process went on summer break for the past month.


USDOT Announces $1.2B in FAA Grants

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced last week that $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants are being awarded through the Federal Aviation Administratio...


GA Seeking Bids for Pickleball Facility

The City of Newnan, Georgia, is seeking bids for the construction of a pickleball facility. The City of Newnan is approximately 35 miles southwest of Atlanta.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: MA High-Rise

With the extended deadline just announced for the third annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (Oct. 9) with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving re...


Timber Tower Begins Construction in WI

Construction has begun in Milwaukee on one of the world’s tallest timber buildings, according to officials. The 25-story residential building dubbed “Ascent” has secured building permits and...


Bids Wanted for MA Historic House Painting

The Department of the Interior, National Park Service located in Quincy, Massachusetts, is seeking bids for the complete painting of the North and West sides of the Adam Beale House. The hou...


Denver Taps New Firm for Convention Center

The city of Denver has selected a new firm to finish the $233 million Colorado Convention Center Project. The expansion has been plagued with an alleged bid-rigging scheme for the past few y...


Council Steps In for MO Airport Subcontractor

After a dispute erupted around a potential out-of-state subcontractor for Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport project, the job has been awarded to a different, local co...


Final Body Removed from NOLA Hard Rock

The third and final body has been removed from the New Orleans Hard Rock construction site, 10 months after the structure partially collapsed.


Buttress Work Complete at $930M WA Arena

The $930 million Seattle arena renovation is now in full “building mode” after crews finished the excavation and roof support process last week.


MD County Passes Bird-Friendly Building Law

Maryland’s Howard County Council passed a bird-safety building mandate last month, making it the first area in the state to do so following a recent trend around the country.


$1.3B NY Arena Sees Progress after Pause

Concrete is going up at the site of the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders’ newly named home: the UBS Arena.


1 Body Recovered from NOLA Hard Rock

The remains have been recovered from one of the workers who were trapped in the New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel, which partially collapsed more than 10 months ago.


$1.97B Vegas Stadium Now Complete

Construction of Las Vegas’ $1.97 billion Allegiant Stadium is officially complete, according to general contractor joint venture Mortenson-McCarthy, which announced that it received a Certif...


Bids Wanted for PA College Room Reno

The Community College of Philadelphia is seeking bids for the renovation of the music department room.


Bid Conflicts Arise at $1.5B MO Airport Project

More debate has been raised around Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport project and the hiring choices made by developer Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate.


Environmental Review Cleared for $1.1B CA Arena

Late last month one of the last major hurdles was cleared for the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers and the team’s proposed new $1.1B arena, slated for Inglewood, Califo...


Grenfell Inquiry Looks at Contractor, Worries

Recent testimony of the Grenfell Inquiry have focused on the contractor for the Grenfell Tower’s 2015 refurbishment, Rydon, with focus on how the company handled concerns not only about the ...


FAA Awards $273M in Airport Project Grants

Over $273 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants have recently been awarded to various airports across the country, according to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao.


UK Suspension Bridge Celebrates Bicentenary

The Union Chain Bridge—a 200-year-old link between Scotland and England over the River Tweed—celebrated its bicentenary last week with an international historic civil engineering landmark de...


Bids Wanted for FL Housing Development

The Key West Housing Authority in Key West, Florida, is seeking bids for the construction of a multi-family housing development. A total of 104 units will be constructed in this project.


$100M CA Millennium Tower Fix Approved

The permitting process is reportedly now complete for the fixes needed for San Francisco’s Millennium Tower. The $100 million shoring project is now estimated to begin in November.


Microgrid Project Underway for Pittsburgh Airport

Construction had begun on what officials are calling a “first-of-its-kind” electrical microgrid for the Pittsburgh International Airport. According to the Allegheny County Airport Authority,...


TX to Host Continent's Largest Living Wall

A 26-story high-rise is planned for Dallas and, according to reports, North America’s tallest “living wall” is slated to come with it.


Hudson Yards Tower Finished with Powder Coatings

Earlier this week, PPG revealed that its powder coatings were used on one of the high-rises in New York City’s Hudson Yards project. According to the company, the skyscraper was one of the f...


Bids Wanted for OR Correctional Facility

The Oregon Department of Corrections in Umatilla, Oregon, is seeking bids for a building addition. The Two Rivers Correctional Institution, where this project takes place, is located 100 yar...


Grenfell Inquiry: Officials Disagreed on Materials

In the most recent updates of the Grenfell Tower inquiry, it has come to light that there were disagreements between not only architects and building safety officers, but also between archit...


$8.5B O'Hare Project Faces Pandemic Worries

The $8.5 billion Chicago O’Hare International Airport expansion work is the latest to come under the microscope amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Notre Dame Work to Restore Latest Spire

French President Emmanuel Macron has officially dropped the unpopular idea of building a modern spire atop a restored Notre Dame Cathedral.


Denver Airport Launches Public Dashboard

Now that some of the turmoil has settled over the Denver International Airport’s Great Hall Project, the entity has created a dashboard so that the public can see the status, project and bud...


First Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Building Underway

Technical University Dresden, in Germany, has begun the process of erecting the world’s first building made entirely of carbon-fiber reinforced concrete.


Grenfell Inquiry Restarts, Looks at Fire Consultant

London’s Grenfell Tower Inquiry resumed earlier this week after a months-long hiatus—caused by the COVID-19 pandemic—with new testimony revealing that the principal fire engineer for the tow...


US House Passes Bird-Friendly Legislation

Late last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, better known as the Moving Forward Act. While the legislation covers infrastructure, affordable housing and climate issues, t...


Bids Wanted for NJ Interior Painting

The West Orange School District in West Orange, New Jersey, is seeking bids for interior painting of the West Orange High School.


CA Authority to Consider Musk Tunnel Project

A transportation authority in California has reportedly halted rail system analyses in order to instead evaluate an unsolicited tunnel proposal from Elon Musk for a project involving the Ont...


High-Rise at NYC Hudson Yards Reaches Halfway

The high-rise dubbed 50 Hudson Yards, part of New York City’s $25 billion Hudson Yards development, has reached a construction milestone.


British PM Announces $1B in School Rebuilding

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 10-year plan on Monday (June 29) to rebuild schools across England, pledging 1 billion pounds (roughly $1.2 billion) to the program.


China's 'Horizontal Skyscraper' Opens Deck

China’s horizontal skyscraper—dubbed “The Crystal”—recently unveiled its first attraction to the public: The Exploration Deck.


TX University Boiler Project Seeks Bids

The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, is seeking bids for the installation of a new tray type pressurized deaerator, boiler feed water pumps and associated piping at th...


Cuomo Opens New LaGuardia Terminal

Late last week Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled the brand-new Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport, the project’s biggest milestone to date in the ongoing $8 billion renovation work, which includes the...


Ingalls Shipbuilding Reopens East Bank Facility

Earlier this month, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced that it had completed the reactivation of Pier Four on the east bank of the Pascagoula River in Pas...


Tampa Airport Latest to Halt Construction Plans

The $906 million construction plans for Tampa International Airport could be the next big project on the chopping block due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting drop in air travel traffic.


Bids Wanted for CA Hangar Improvements

The Antelope Valley Community College District in Palmdale, California, is seeking bids for the improvement of the Fox Field Hangar.


Workers Start Dismantling Scaffold at Notre Dame

Work has officially begun on dismantling the melting scaffolding surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral. The process reportedly began on Monday, with crews working to take down 200 tons of met...


Free Webinar: Hospital Coatings Guidelines

PaintSquare will host a free webinar June 17 entitled, “New Architectural Coatings Technology Targets Stricter Hospital Infection Protocols.”


Bids Wanted for FL Interior Painting

The Hialeah Housing Authority in Hialeah, Florida, is seeking bids for the painting of interior hallways stairs at the Palm Centre Apartments. The Hialeah Housing Authority provides housing ...


Firms Create Porcelain Church in Norway

Architect Espen Surnevik and firm Trodahl Architects collaborated to design a porcelain-covered church in the city of Porsgrunn, Norway.


$100M Dodger Stadium Reno Nearly Complete

Work is reportedly almost finished at the home of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers.


CO Airport Gets Contract Extensions, Robots

Denver City Council signed off recently on airport officials’ proposal to accelerate with the Denver International Airport project by approving an increase to the budget of $560 million.


FL Airport Project Sees $371M Funding Cut

Officials with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority have officially sliced into the budget for the Orlando International Airport’s South Terminal project in light of the COVID-19 pandemic ...


Notre Dame Work Resumes Post Pandemic Pause

Restoration work has resumed and COVID-19 protocols have been put in place at the Notre Dame Cathedral site. Although officials are still standing by the initial time frame, a decision on th...


$8B LaGuardia Project to Get Fast-Tracked

The state government and airlines are in agreement as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans for a “supercharged” reopening of New York City, which involves a fast-track for multiple inf...


Demolition Begins at NOLA Hard Rock Site

The multi-phase demolition of the collapsed Hard Rock New Orleans hotel and its surrounding buildings is now underway as officials expedited approvals to get the project going ahead of hurri...


Bids Wanted for NV School Repairs

The Washoe County School District in Reno, Nevada, is seeking bids for the repair and replacement of soffits at the Sparks Middle School.


Study Looks at Healthcare Construction Training

Researchers out of Washington State University and Clemson University have found that insufficient training for construction workers in hospital settings could be contributing to disease out...


$1.1B Pittsburgh Airport Revamp Put on Hold

The $1.1 billion overhaul for the Pittsburgh International Airport is officially on hold indefinitely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to officials.


Bids Wanted for MO Schools Reno

The Moniteau County R-1 School District in California, Missouri, is seeking bids for the renovations to the California Elementary, Middle and High School.


Exterior Wall Work Begins on $930M WA Arena

Excavation at the $930 million renovation of Seattle’ Key Arena is officially completed, according to reports, and work on the structure’s new walls is full steam ahead with a crew abiding b...


Officials Propose Denver Airport Contract Extensions

Officials involved with the Denver International Airport’s airport renovation have reportedly requested Denver’s City Council to consider five contract amendments that would increase the cur...


WI Tech College Project Out for Bid

The Fox Valley Technical College, of the Wisconsin Technical College System, in Appleton, Wisconsin, is seeking bids for the remodeling of a computer lab located within the J. J. Keller Tran...


Atari Plans Video Game-Themed Hotels

Consumer brand and entertainment company Atari announced earlier this year a year with GSD Group to acquire the rights to build video game-theme Atari Hotels across the United States.


Several Temporary Hospitals Completed in NJ, NY

As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, temporary hospitals and healthcare facilities are reaching completion across the United States.


FAA Awards $1.187B in Grants to US Airports

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced late last week that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $1.187 billion in airport safety ...


Axalta Reports COVID-19 PPE Donations

Last month, global liquid and powder coatings supplier Axalta issued a press release regarding its personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer donations during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Second Settlement Announced in CO Bid-Rigging

Late last week, a second settlement was reached in the alleged bid-rigging scheme on the $233 million Colorado Convention Center Project.


University Offers New Urban Construction Degree

Recently, the University of New Orleans (UNO) announced that it would be offering a new bachelor’s degree program in urban construction management, beginning in the fall of 2020.


‘Living Roof’ Installed at CA Campus

In Redlands, California, a local university has installed what the local community believes to be the first known green roof on a residence in the area.


Strange Odor Sparks Concern in Calgary

Over the weekend, Calgary Fire Department officials were summoned to investigate a pungent smell after receiving nearly 100 complaints—78 calls alone last Friday (April 24)—from the northeas...


Model Software Used in Earthquake Study

A researcher from Concordia University was recently reported to be exploring options for resilient and sustainable reinforced masonry structural systems in relation to earthquake safety.


Miami COVID-19 Hospital Conversion Completed

Last week, a temporary hospital built inside the Miami Beach Convention Center reportedly reached completion early—commencing work on April 20—just days before its target opening.


Design Plans Revealed for Manchester Arena

For its first project located outside of the United States, sports and live entertainment company Oak View Group (Los Angeles), has recently revealed plans for a new 23,500-seat multi-purpos...


DC Awards Contract for Temp Patient Space

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week that the administration has issued a design-build contract to Hensel Phelps Construction Co. to convert the Walter E. Washington Con...


World’s Largest Soccer Stadium Breaks Ground

Guanzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C., a Chinese football club, recently broke ground on a $1.7 billion soccer stadium in Guanzhou, China.


Bids Wanted for VA Neighborhood Center

The City of Lynchburg, Virginia, is seeking bids for the renovation of the Fairview Neighborhood Center. The Fairview Neighborhood Center hosts numerous programs for residents of all ages in...


Rehabilitation Proposal Released for WV Bridge

The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways (WVDOH) in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has released a proposal for the rehabilitation of...


Notre Dame Target Remains Despite Delays

One year after a fire ravaged the Notre Dame Cathedral, officials are saying that, while it’s still possible to get the repairs done by 2024, it has been a struggle to keep construction on t...


$52.5M Vegas People-Mover on Track Despite Cuts

According to officials, both the $52.5 million underground people-mover project and the $980.3million West Hall expansion for the Las Vegas Convention Center are on track, despite budget cut...


NC Artist Paints COVID-19 Message

Reported late last month, local muralist Ian Wilkinson and Ishmael completed a collaboration project in Asheville, North Carolina, on an historic silo in the town’s River Arts District.


Bids Needed for Interior School Reno in IL

The Rockford School District No. 205 in Rockford, Illinois, is seeking bids for the interior renovation of the Flinn and Kennedy Middle Schools.


$1.3M Settlement Reached in CO Bid-Rigging

In an agreement announced earlier this week, construction company M.A. Mortenson Co. settled with the state of Colorado on charges that alleged bid-rigging on the $233 million Colorado Conve...


Work Begins on $800M Chicago Tower

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, development of a new 60-story tower along the Chicago River has begun, after the project secured a $500 million construction loan.


OSHA Fines 11 Firms for NOLA Hard Rock

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited and fined 11 firms in connection with the partial collapse of New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel last fall that killed three workers.


PA Hospital Expedites Opening for Health Crisis

In Philadelphia, crews are working around the clock to open the University of Pennsylvania Health System’s (Penn Medicine) Pavilion to aid in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.


AIA Forms Taskforce, Releases COVID-19 Webinar

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Institute of Architects has launched a task force to help inform public officials, healthcare facility workers and architects on adapting b...


Bids Needed for CT School Repairs

The Town of Guilford, Connecticut, is seeking bids for the upgrades at the Baldwin Middle School.


Annual Airport Student Design Competition Open

Fentress Architects (Denver) recently opened up its annual Fentress Global Challenge, an annual international student design competition that “represents an extraordinary exploration into th...


Concrete Pour Starts at Vegas Convention Center

Construction at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s $980 million expansion has started pouring 600,000 square feet of concrete flooring for the main exhibit hall.


AASHTO Seeks Funding for COVID-19 Shortfalls

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently inked a letter to Congressional leaders seeking support for the creation of a fiscal “backstop” for t...


Superstition Surrounds ‘Dog Suicide Bridge’

There’s a 19th-century bridge in Dumbarton, Scotland, called the Overtoun Bridge, however, over the years the structure has become more popularly known as the “dog suicide bridge.”


Italian Firms Working on ICU Pods

Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota have designed an intensive-care pod in a shipping container with the aim to help alleviate stress on the world’s medical infrastructure in the C...


Denver Airport to Pay $183M in Settlement

Denver International Airport has announced that it has settled all claims with Great Hall Partners, the first that was originally contracted in the public-private partnership for the $1.8 bi...


Army Corps Begins Work on Temporary Hospitals

Within the past week, multiple state governors have been in talks with the Army Corps of Engineers for plans on site for temporary hospitals to combat capacity issues resulting from the COVI...


Twisting Frank Gehry Tower Nears Completion

The Luma Arles Tower, located in Arles, France, is nearly complete and features a unique Frank Gehry-designed twisting facade.


NYC to Appeal High-Rise Demo Ruling

New York City is appealing a recent New York State Supreme Court decision that would force developers of a nearly complete Manhattan high-rise to demolish 20 floors of a a zoning dispute.


Grenfell Inquiry Suspended Amidst Pandemic

The Grenfell Inquiry panel has decided to suspend the hearings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, inquiry leader Judge Martin Moore-Bick, released the announcement in a letter, no...


Officials Predict Increased Speed Core Usage

According to Shannon Testa, Director of Commercial Markets for Rainer Square Tower, the core speed technology used to erect the structure could become more popular in the commercial construc...


1 Accused in NOLA Hard Rock Collapse Resigns

One of two inspectors who were suspended without pay last month for allegedly falsifying inspection reports for the New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel has resigned.


CO Journal Sues Airport Authority Over Records

In the latest of a slew of updates on Denver International Airport’s now $770 million renovation, the Denver Business Journal reported that it has filed a public-records lawsuit against DIA.


Grenfell Inquiry Looks at 2014 Refurb Regulations

The finger pointing continued at the Grenfell Inquiry this week as Studio E Architects Associate Neil Crawford claimed that the government knew of faults in its building regulations and did ...


Coatings Revealed for Boston Luxury High-Rise

Global coatings firm PPG announced last week that its coatings were used on the recently completed One Dalton Place high-rise in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.


Grenfell Inquiry Updates Look at Architect Role

In the recent development of the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry, lead architect from firm Studio E admitted that he had not read the Building Regulations covering fire safety in high-rises.


$21M Fix Slated for MN Stadium Exterior

Terms have finally been reached between the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and eight companies associated with the design, engineering and construction of Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadi...


Denver Airport Official Talks Developer Debacle

The CEO for the Denver International Airport, Kim Day, has done an about-face in a recent “mea culpa” detailing all of the missteps in the massive Denver International Airport’s now $770 mil...


Bridge Design Revealed for Sacramento

Last month, city and state officials from Sacramento, California unveiled the official bridge design a new crossing which will provide connection over the Sacramento Railyards and West Sacra...


AG Grants Protections in Grenfell Inquiry

The United Kingdom Attorney General Suella Braverman announced late last week that she is granting the undertaking that allows individuals to give oral evidence in the Grenfell Tower inquiry...


2 Inspectors Suspended Amid NOLA Hard Rock Reports

According to reports, New Orleans officials have suspended two building inspectors after allegations surfaced that they falsified reports for the Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans project, just mo...


Issues at $1.1B MN Stadium Remain Open

While fixes were made years ago to U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis), the issue of faulty zinc panels on the exterior of the $1.1 billion structure has not been put to bed.


Cuomo Announces $3.8B Project at JFK

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reached an agreement on terms with Delta Air Lines for work on JFK International Air Terminal...


Cracks Found at New NC Ballpark

Officials in Fayetteville, North Carolina, have recently been tasked with hiring an engineer to assess cracks at Segra Stadium, home of Minor League Baseball’s Fayetteville Woodpeckers (affi...


RFQs Issued for Rikers Island Replacement Project

Last week, the New York City Department of Design and Construction issued a Request for Qualifications for design-build teams interested in constructing the four new jails that are slated to...


$770M CO Airport Work to Resume with New GC

Denver City Council’s Business, Arts, Workforce and Aviation Services Committee voted unanimously last week to approve a $195 million construction management and general contracting services...


Grenfell Official Moves Immunity Request to AG

Late last week, the chair of the Grenfell Tower inquiry, Sir Martin Moore-Bick, announced that he agreed to an application by multiple witnesses for immunity from prosecution relating to any...


Design Tweaked for WA's Rainier Square Tower

Within a few months of topping out, Seattle’s Rainier Square tower project will undergo a small redesign.


China Completes Prefab Hospital in 10 Days

Crews have completed the 10-day construction of the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan, China, according to reports. The People’s Liberation Army of China took over the facility on Feb. 2 and beg...


$50M Contract Awarded for MN Bridge Rehab

Lunda Construction Co.—a subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corp.—has been recently awarded a $50 million contract for the rehabilitation of the historic 10th Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis.


Grenfell Inquiry Begins with Blame, Immunity

The start of the second phase of the inquiry into London’s 2017 Grenfell Tower fire has opened with the blame game, according to reports.


Axalta to Coat FL Speedway Center Injector

Global liquid and powder coatings manufacturer Axalta recently announced that it will be giving its branded Center Injector at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, a...


NOLA Council to Investigate Hard Rock Collapse

Last week, the New Orleans City Council unanimously voted to form a special committee that will hold hearings on the October 2019 collapse of the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel as well a...


Bids Needed for OH Ballpark Waterproofing

Hamilton County—in the area of Cincinnati, Ohio—is seeking bids for the concrete and waterproofing of the Great American Ball Park, home to Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds.


Focus Shifts at $930M Seattle Arena Reno

The $930 million Seattle Center Arena renovation has reportedly entered its “floating phase,” according to officials who opened the site up to the media last week.


CA Hospitals File for Seismic Retrofit Extensions

Officials say that several hospitals in California have applied for extensions on mandated seismic retrofits that originally were supposed to be completed in 2008.


China Building Prefab Hospital in 10 Days

The city of Wuhan, China, recently began the ambitious project of building a 1,000-bed hospital in just 10 days with the goal of treating victims of the coronavirus outbreak.


2 Injured in AL Stadium Accident

Two construction workers at the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium were hospitalized with serious injuries Saturday night after two structural precast concrete beams fell on a manl...


$8.5B O'Hare Project Inks Another Contract

Officials for the $8.5 billion Chicago O’Hare International Airport expansion recently announced that they have officially inked the contract with design firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill.


Bids Sought for FL School Renovation

The Broward County School Board in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is seeking bids for the renovation of an elementary school. Lauderdale Manors Elementary School is home to around 500 students.


$1.8B WA Convention Center Work Underway

Construction is well underway on the $1.8 billion expansion to Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center.


Concrete Sensors Used in London Airport Project

Contractors with United Kingdom company BAM Nuttall are utilizing what is being billed as the first commercial machine-learning program for concrete.


UK Cladding Ban Extension Proposed

England’s combustible cladding ban could soon be applied to more than high-rises as Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick recently put forth new measures with the goal to move “faster and further...


Roof Delay on $2B Vegas Stadium Detailed

Questions were again recently raised on the timeline of Las Vegas’ $2 billion Allegiant Stadium project as details were shared with the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board about what exactly w...


Chicago's Willis Tower Achieves LEED Platinum

The owner of Chicago’s Willis Tower high-rise recently announced that the building has become the largest building in the United States to reach LEED Platinum.


$1.1B TX Ballpark Nears Completion

About two months out of when it’s scheduled to open, Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers have announced that the new Global Life Field is about 90% complete.


Grenfell Tower Inquiry Panel Change Prompts Outcry

Grenfell United—a group of survivors and relatives of victims of London’s 2017 Grenfell Tower fire—expressed outrage shortly before the holidays when a change was made to the panel that will...


Hadid-Designed Wooden Stadium Approved

In a six-to-four vote, the Stroud District Council, of England, approved the world’s first wooden football stadium, which is slated to be built for the Forest Green Rovers Football Club.


Demolition Scheduled for NOLA Hard Rock

On Friday (Jan. 3), New Orleans city officials announced a demolition schedule for the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel. The demolition is slated to take place in December 2020, more than...


Future of Notre Dame Still Unknown

According to reports late last month, the rector of Notre Dame Cathedral has said that the landmark is so fragile, that there’s a 50% chance that it might not be saved.


CA Seeking Bids for Medical Building Remodel

Kings County, in Hanford, California, is seeking bids for the Kings View Building remodel project. This building is part of the Kings View Behavioral Health System, and has been in the servi...


Institute Seeks Net-Zero Entries for Database

The New Buildings Institute recently announced a call for project submissions for its Getting to Zero Buildings Database from designers, builders, developers and owners of zero energy and lo...


FL Seeking Bids for Parking Garage Rehab

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority in Tampa, Florida, is seeking bids for its short-term parking garage rehabilitation project.


NYC Proposes Bird-Friendly High-Rise Ordinance

In an effort to cut down on the number of birds who die flying into the city’s buildings each year, New York City lawmakers are suggesting legislation requiring “bird-Friendly” glass on the ...


NOLA Hard Rock Won’t Get Implosion

After meeting with New Orleans officials, Hard Rock Hotel developer 1031 Canal Development LLC, announced a new conventional demolition plan for the partially collapsed structure.


UConn Updates CT Leaders on Concrete Research

Earlier this month, a team of scientists from the University of Connecticut met with local leaders to discuss research collected over the past year regarding the state’s crumbling concrete c...


$233M CO Convention Center Narrows Bids

Although the Colorado Convention Center is still months away from finalizing a new design-build contractor for its $233 million expansion project, leading bidders have been announced for a s...


$1B New Orleans Terminal Opens

The City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Aviation Board announced the official opening of a new $1 billion terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) last month. ...


Washington Monument Opens New Visitor Center

After concluding a three-year-long renovation, the Washington Monument has opened back up to the public and includes a new 1,000-square-foot Visitor Screening facility.


Great Hall Blames DIA for Reno Issues

Recently, former Ferrovial-led consortium Great Hall Partners circulated a 248-page document recounting how Denver International Airport officials’ change orders negatively affected the reno...


London Development Features 'Living Wall'

Architecture and interior design firm Sheppard Robson (London) released renderings last month of what will become the mixed-use Citicape House.


Museum Acquires Frank Lloyd Wright House

The Currier Museum of Art announced earlier this month that it has acquired a second Usonian-style Frank Lloyd Wright house to its permanent collection.


$2B Vegas Stadium on Time Despite Roof Delay

Work on Las Vegas’ $2 billion Allegiant Stadium is reportedly 75% complete and running on time and on budget—despite a delay in installing the project’s massive roof.


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NOLA Superdome Reno Renderings Released

Officials have released the first renderings of the $450 million makeover of New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome following the stadium Commission’s approval of the first phase of constructi...


$1.5B KCI Terminal Timeline Moved Up

An update on Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport project has revealed that the timeline has been moved up and that work is running on budget and ahead of schedule.


Cost of Mexico's Scrapped Airport Reaches $9B

After scrapping the construction of a Texcoco, Mexico-based international airport last year, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) project cancellation costs are adding up and are l...


Hong Kong Boasts Skyscraper Church

Worship in Hong Kong has reached new heights after a firm designed a space for the Wesleyan House Methodist International Church that consisted of a 21-story high-rise.


Amazon HQ2 Will Aim to Reach LEED Platinum

Almost a year to the date when Arlington, Virginia, was selected to be home to a new Amazon Headquarters (HQ2), Arlington officials are now requesting that the facility go beyond its intende...


Port Covington Project Underway in Baltimore

The first phase of Port Covington’s riverfront mixed-use development project in South Baltimore is reported to be in full swing, three years after city officials approved public financing.


Full Demo for NOLA Hard Rock Planned

Although the bodies of two deceased workers remain in the rubble of the partially collapsed New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel, Mayor LaToya Cantrell reported that the city is preparing for a full ...


Historic Japanese Castle Destroyed in Fire

Last Thursday (Oct. 31), a fire broke out around 2:40 a.m. at the Shuri Castle in Naha, Japan, resulting in the loss of several buildings on the World Heritage site.


Art to Mimic CA High-Rise Tilt Through Sound

A new sound art installation at the San Francisco Art Institute will soon be gracing the ears of San Francisco residents and will continue to be on display until the city’s plagued Millenniu...


Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Revealed

New renderings of what will become the Obama Presidential Center were revealed by The Obama Foundation during the third annual Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago.


Victims of Hard Rock Collapse File Suits

As a result of the partial collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, multiple lawsuits have been filed in civil court against the project’s construction leaders and other involved part...


First-Phase Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry Report Released

The long-awaited report from the first phase of London’s Grenfell Tower Fire inquiry was released last week, criticizing not only the response to the fire but the tower’s 2016 renovation.


$980M Vegas Convention Center Project Hits Halfway

Late last month, officials with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced that construction on the convention center’s $980.3 million expansion has reached the halfway mark.


NY, NJ Approve $4.5B for Airport Projects

Last week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Board of Commissioners approved the investment of approximately $4.5 billion for projects that aim to accommodate the continued rec...


Residential Tower Features Swimming Pool Balconies

Paris-based architecture firm Hamonic + Masson and Associés have released renderings of a residential tower slated to be built in the southern coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus—an Eastern Med...


Roof Raising Begins at $2B Vegas Stadium

Crews are now in the process of lifting the multi-ton net of steel cables that will support the roof of Las Vegas’ $2 billion stadium, set to be the home of the National Football League’s Ra...


Skybridges to Connect Buenos Aires Towers

Earlier this month, Consultatio Real Estate and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP released renderings for a Buenos Aires-based waterfront office building, Catalinas Rio.


NOLA Works on Hard Rock Demo, Cranes

Last weekend, crews carried out demolition services for two damaged cranes that remained at the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans.


Renderings Released for $966M FL Soccer Project

New renderings were released earlier this month for future home of Inter Miami CF, the forthcoming Major League Soccer team owned in part by David Beckham.


CO Airport Struggles to End Partnership

The breakup procedure continues to draw out between the Denver International Airport and its $1.8 billion public-private partnership with Great Hall Partners over issues within the airport’s...


Work to Begin on Melted Notre Dame Scaffolding

Officials have now said that the 50,000 metal tubes that make up the scaffolding around the Notre-Dame Cathedral will begin to be dismantled in the coming weeks.


Report: JV Withheld Info for $1.5B KCI Bid

According to a report by the Kansas City Star, the winning bidder of Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport Project, Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate, failed to dis...


Beijing’s Daxing International Airport Opens

Just days before celebrating China’s 70th National Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping led the official inauguration of the Zaha Hadid-designed Daxing International Airport.


NYC to Conduct ‘Deep Energy Retrofits’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to conduct deep energy retrofits in nine city facilities, in addition to plans for identifying another 28 facilities for future re...


Twisting Bridge Serves as Art Gallery

Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group has recently completed a twisting bridge that doubles as a museum within the Kistefos Museum and Sculpture Park in Jevnaker, Norway.


PPG Announces Contract Extension with NHL

Global coatings company PPG (Pittsburgh) announced earlier this week a three-year extension of its partnership with the National Hockey League in the United States and Canada.


San Jose Sets Strict Large-City Emission Codes

In a unanimous vote by San Jose City Council last month, the city has agreed to adopt new building sustainability standards, also known as “reach codes.”


Proposals Shared for Poland-Based Airport

In developing plans for a new Poland-based airport, slated to be known as “Centralny Port Komunikacyjny” or the “Solidarity Transport Hub,” airport planners have solicited nine architecture ...


Contractors Needed for TX Library Reno

Bexar County is seeking contractors for the Bibliotech East renovation upgrades project, located in San Antonio, Texas.


Travel Company to Launch North Pole Igloos

A Finnish luxury travel company is taking igloos to the next level with a new experience for travelers at the North Pole.


CA $15B School Bond Highlights PLAs

Introduced by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach and Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda in December 2018, California Assembly Bill 48 is slated to go before voters in March 2020.


North America’s Tallest Wood Building Gets Taller

For what is slated to become the tallest wood building in North America, the city of Milwaukee Plan Commission and the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee have unanimously approv...


Gehry-Designed PA Art Museum Entrance Revealed

Just two years after the groundbreaking of Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Core Project, doors of the new Frank Gehry-designed entrance have finally been opened.


Wright-Designed Home Suffers Fire Damage

Reported last month, a Cincinnati-based, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home caught fire, resulting in roughly $100,000 in damages—a sixth of the home's total value.


San Francisco Announces Renewable Energy Plan

Earlier this week, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation that will transition private commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet and larger to 100% renewabl...


CO Airport Commits to $770M Budget

After the termination of the $1.8 billion private-public partnership contract with Great Hall Partners over the Jeppesen Terminal renovation at Denver International Airport, updates to the p...


Austin FC Stadium Breaks Ground

Last Monday, a groundbreaking ceremony took place at Austin FC, marking a major milestone in the project’s steps towards completion.


$1.9B Vegas Stadium Gets Quake Measures

A recent tour of Las Vegas’ $1.9 billion Allegiant Stadium construction site revealed the tactics being put in place to protect the structure from earthquakes.


$1.3B NY Arena Gets Construction Approval

Reported last month, members of New York’s Empire State Development Board announced a unanimous vote approving the construction of a $1.3 billion arena and entertainment complex in Belmont P...


NYC Schools See Paint Inspections, Remediation

Early last month over 1,800 children’s classrooms in New York City were reported to have been contaminated with hazardous, deteriorated lead paint.


New Renderings Released for $1.5M MO Airport

The development team for Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport terminal project recently released a small project update along with brand new renderings of the final goal...


UK Residents Evacuated Over Material Concerns

Residents living in a Hoxton, London-based housing block have recently been instructed to evacuate their homes within 12 months due to an installation issue.


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Panel Approves $100M Millennium Tower Fix

A panel of independent experts has recently approved a $100 million fix for the sinking and tilting 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco.


$1.1B TX Ballpark Reportedly 75% Complete

Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers announced last month that construction on the new Globe Life Field is almost 75% complete, with the 5.5-acre retractable roof nearly halfway complete.


National Lab Details $13B Building Plans

The Los Alamos National Laboratory has announced a 10-year, $13 billion construction program, aimed at upgrading its Los Alamos, New Mexico-based facility.


NOLA Superdome Reno Plans Completion for 2024

The Louisiana State Bond Commission has unanimously approved borrowing plans for the $450 million renovation of the New Orleans Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


Seattle's Rainier Square Tower Tops Out

Just ten months after the project began, the 850-square-foot Rainier Square Tower in Seattle has reportedly topped out, thanks to its radical composite steel framing system, otherwise known ...


Fired Contractor Claims $1B Needed for CO Airport

Not long after the Denver International Airport decided to end its public-private partnership with Great Hall Partners for terminal renovations, the contractors released documents showing th...


Plagued New-Build Hospital Risks Demo

According to a Scottish health trade union official from UNISON, a nearly completed 150-million-euro HLM Architect-designed children’s hospital may need to be torn down.


Skyscraper Now Officially Seattle's Second Tallest

After two years of construction, the Rainier Square Tower has officially become Seattle’s second tallest skyscraper in the city. The $370 million tower is slated to top out later this month,...


Special Coatings Used for Library Aluminum

Global coatings company PPG (Pittsburgh) recently announced in an emailed press release that its coatings were among those used on the Calgary Central Library in Calgary, Canada.


$1.4B Chase Center Completed on Schedule

Earlier this month, joint venture Mortenson and Clark Construction Group announced the substantial competition of the $1.4 billion San Francisco Chase Center in a press release.


More Scaffolding is Erected for NYC Tower Demo

Demolition on the world’s largest building to be deliberately destroyed is marching along as scaffolding has begun to go up around JPMorgan Chase’s 270 Park Avenue high rise in New York City...


Virginia Tech Announces $1B ‘Innovation Campus’

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—more commonly known as Virginia Tech—has recently announced its partnership with data-driven real estate investment firm Lionstone Investm...


Design for Temporary Notre Dame Structure Revealed

Architecture and design firm Gensler recently unveiled its rendition of a temporary place of worship to be constructed in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral.


Renderings Reveal NBA Clippers’ $1B Arena

The National Basketball Association has recently revealed renderings of the new Los Angeles Clippers’ Inglewood, California-based arena through an official release.


Dodgers Talk Plans for $100M Stadium Reno

Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers announced last week plans for a $100 million renovation project to modernize Dodger Stadium.


Vegas Stadium Budget Bumps to $1.9B

The budget for the new Las Vegas stadium—future home of the National Football League’s Raiders—has just gone up by about $40 million, bringing the price tag to $1.9 billion.


RFI Issued for $13B JFK Central Hub

Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a Request for Information made by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the design and development of JFK Central.


Houston to Get ‘Skylawn’ Development

Developed by Lovett Commercial and designed by Luxigon and Dutch architecture firm OMA, renderings for POST Houston have recently been revealed for the city’s new mixed-used development.


New Designs Revealed for OH Soccer Stadium

Officials recently revealed new renderings of FC Cincinnati’s future home—West End Stadium. The new look shows an update to the $250 million project’s exterior and roof.


Hadid-Designed FL Skyscraper Now Complete

The first and only residential skyscraper in the United States designed by architect Zaha Hadid, Miami's “One Thousand Museum,” has recently reached completion, according to officials.


Historic San Francisco Mural to be Overcoated

In a unanimous vote, the San Francisco School Board has decided to remove the “Life of Washington” mural depicted at George Washington High School.


Another Contract Inked for O'Hare Project

Another contract has been finalized for the massive $8.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport.


U.S. DOT Announces $477M in Grants to Airports

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced last week that the Department of Transportation will award $477 million in airport infrastructure grants.


World's Tallest Modular Buildings Completed

Last week, Singapore celebrated the completion of a pair of 140-meter-high concrete module towers. According to Bouygues Batiment International—the construction company who built the develop...


Wright Buildings Added to World Heritage List

Earlier this week, several works from famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright were recognized and added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.


Part of $8B LaGuardia Work to Open in Fall

New York City’s $8 billion LaGuardia Airport overhaul will soon see a major milestone: According to the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the first new Delta terminal concourse (one of four) will...


Denver Airport Renovation Delayed, Again

In the Great Hall Partners’ most recent report—a consortium of companies performing the $650 million renovation of Jeppesen Terminal at Denver International Airport—it has been announced tha...


Hudson Yards Developer Plans Canada Project

Planned for downtown Toronto, Oxford Properties Group—the developer behind New York City’s Hudson Yards—is working on a C$3.5 billion ($2.7 billion) mixed-use complex.


New York Approves Climate Leadership Bill

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached an agreement to pass Senate Bill S6599, which sets a net-zero emissions economy goal by 2050.


$1.1B TX Ballpark Two-Thirds Complete

The new home of Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers is reportedly two-thirds complete, according to officials, with the first section of the retractable roof expected to be lifted into pla...


TX Soccer Stadium Renderings Revealed

Professional soccer franchise Austin FC—a club backed by Anthony Precourt‘s Precourt Sports Ventures—has released digital renderings of a new soccer stadium that is slated to be built at McK...


PA Cladding Company Named in Grenfell Lawsuit

Survivors of London’s fatal Grenfell Tower fire, along with the families of the more than 70 who died in the blaze, are suing material and product suppliers in a Philadelphia Court of Appeal...


Dow, USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge

The Dow Chemical Company and the United States Green Building Council recently announced via press release that the companies would be co-initiating an inaugural Carbon Challenge Award.


Designs Revealed for Uber Skyports

At Uber’s third Elevate Summit—an annual immersive event which convenes leaders from across academia, industry, government, policy and technology—16 designs from eight different architecture...


Phoenix Airport Approves $5.7B Plan

A 20-year plan for Sky Harbor’s International Airport has been unanimously approved by the Phoenix City Council in a 9-0 vote.


2019 eVolo Skyscraper Winners Announced

The winners of eVolo Magazine’s 2019 Skyscraper Competition have been announced. The jury—formed by Melike Altinisik, founder and design principal of Melike Altinisik Archtects; Vincent Call...


Report: UK's Hackitt Responds on Fire Safety

The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has launched a fourth consultation on improving fire and structural safety of high-rise housing since engineer Dame...


$107M Contract Awarded for Rikers Island Project

Joint venture AECOM and Hill International have been recently awarded a $107.4 million contract by the New York Department of Design and Construction for the program and project management o...


$1.1B Pittsburgh Airport Overhaul Full Steam Ahead

Plans for Pittsburgh International Airport’s $1.1 billion overhaul are moving forward with several contracts awarded and the Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO going on record to say tha...


Wright House Reassembled in PA Park

Workers have recently concluded the reconstruction of Frank Lloyd Wright’s RW Lindholm House in Acme, Pennsylvania—about 1,000 miles from where it was originally built.


Underground Tank Plans for Skate Park Top

On Monday, Virginia Beach, Virginia-based Woodstock Park closed its doors to visitors for the installation of a 5.2-million-gallon underground wastewater storage tank, slated to be topped wi...


Multiple Contracts Awarded for O'Hare Project

The city of Chicago signed contracts last week for the $8.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport inking the design team and three construction manager-at-risk.


FL Bill Aims to Deregulate Hospital Construction

A bill making its way through Florida would deregulate the construction process for new hospitals, effectively putting such projects on a fast track.


Canada Plans World's Tallest Hybrid Tower

Initial plans have been released for what is being dubbed the world’s tallest hybrid timber building in Vancouver, Canada.


Bill Stops Notre Dame Reconstruction Innovation

The French Senate has passed a bill that would require the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt to its “last known visual state,” a move that pushes back against proposed innovation for...


Snowflake Design Revealed for China Airport

Beijing-based architecture firm MAD Architects has released renderings for Harbin Taiping International Airport’s Terminal 3 project in Northern China, evoking the region’s landscape of snow...


Hadid-Designed World Cup Stadium Officially Opens

On May 16, Al Wakrah—one of eight stadiums slated for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar—held an official opening ceremony, followed by an inaugural match.


DOE Announces $33.5M in Energy Funding

The United States Department of Energy has recently announced that through an Advanced Building Construction with Energy-Efficient Technologies and Practices Funding Opportunity, it will be ...


University Sues over Stadium Defects

The University of Akron, located in Ohio, has filed a lawsuit against multiple companies over faulty concrete railings and cracking at its decade-old InfoCision Stadium–Summa Field.


JV Tapped for Final Phase of $1.4B Vegas Project

A contractor has been recommended for the final phase of Las Vegas’ $1.4 billion convention center expansion and renovation project.


UK to Replace Grenfell-Style Cladding

The Ministry of Housing recently announced that combustible Grenfell Tower-style cladding on private residential high-rise blocks will be replaced at the cost of roughly 200 million pounds (...


Seattle Arena Renovation Price Jumps to $930M

The price tag on Seattle’s Center Arena has been bumped up yet again—this time to $900-930 million with a pushed back start date.


$450M Superdome Renovation Approved

After collaboration between the National Football League’s New Orleans Saints and Louisiana state officials, a deal approving the first phase of the $450 million Mercedes-Benz Superdome reno...


Firms Propose Upcycled High-Rise Design

Danish architecture firms Lendager Group and Tredje Natur recently proposed designs for a new residential and commercial building in the Orestad area of Copenhagen.


June Start Date Announced for $3.8B Mexico Airport

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced at a recent news conference a June target date for construction to start on the new 72 billion peso ($3.8 billion) Felipe Angeles Air...


Greenhouse Proposed for Notre Dame Roof

In the wake of Notre Dame Cathedral’s devastating fire, Paris-based architects Studio NAB have submitted a design proposing a greenhouse and educational apiary to sit upon the damaged landma...


NYC Passes Green Roof Bill

Last week, the New York City council approved a package of bills and resolutions intended for radical energy efficient improvements.


Taiwan Introduces New Reinforced Concrete

At the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (Taipei, Taiwan), researchers have successfully developed a new type of reinforced concrete, specialized for high-rise buildings...


NYC Introduces $14B Sustainability Plan

Earlier this week New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced what’s being billed as the city’s “Green New Deal,” a $14 billion plan that is aiming to reduce the city’s greenhouse emission...


Chicago Approves $1.6B in Subsidies

Earlier this month, the Chicago City Council approved a tax increment financing plan for $1.6 billion in subsidies for the Lincoln Yards and “The 78” in order to unlock both developments' po...


TX Firm Designs 3D-Printed Neighborhoods

Overland Partners has recently designed an architectural series of proposals for new 3D-printed neighborhoods in Texas.


Reno Needed at CO Recreation Center

The City of Lafayette is seeking contractors to perform remodeling of the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center atrium located in Lafayette, Colorado.


Canadian City Eyes Marking Water Tank as Historic

The City of Winnipeg is currently considering naming a 101-year-old brick surge tank as a historic resource, according to reports. The proposal is in part a move to preserve the evolution of...


Fire Consumes Notre Dame Cathedral

On Monday evening, flames engulfed the more than 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, destroying the spire and nearly two-thirds of the roof.


CO $233M Convention Center Bids Again

Just over a week ago (April 1) the city of Denver posted a solicitation for companies or teams interested in providing design-build services for the Colorado Convention Center Expansion Proj...


Hong Kong Plans $79B Artificial Island

The Hong Kong government has recently announced its plans to build what will be one of the world’s largest artificial islands.The Lantau Vision Tomorrow scheme is slated to ease the territor...


PLAs to be Used for $3B CA Airport Reno

The $3 billion San Diego International Terminal 1 project—the airport’s largest ever—will officially be under the rules of project labor agreements as the San Diego Regional Airport Authorit...


'Leaning' NY High-Rise Sparks Lawsuit

Italy-based general contractor for the Seaport condominium project, Pizzarotti LLC, has recently filed a lawsuit against Fortis Property Group LLC (Brooklyn, New York).


PA Architects Design 'Largest' Esports Arena

Comcast Spectator and The Cordish Cos. have announced the design plans for a $50 million Philadelphia-based esports arena.


Designs to Replace 108-Year-Old Bridge

Concept renderings of the replacement I Street Bridge in Sacramento, California have been released by San Francisco-based architectural firm, T.Y. Lin International.


Preservation Group Nears Owning MO Bridge

A Missouri-based bridge preservation group is one step closer to owning a span that was originally slated for demolition, according to reports. What remains is raising funds for rehabilitati...


$2.2B DC Wharf Kicks Off Phase Two

Last Saturday (March 30) Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington D.C. held a community celebration to kick off Phase Two of The Wharf’s construction in Southwest D.C.


NY Firm Reveals Mirrored Necklace Design

New York City-based architecture firm REX has released the final design for its mirrored Necklace Residence project.


Firm Tapped for $2.2B Piece of O'Hare Project

The architecture team that will be responsible for leading the design of the bulk of O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5 billion expansion program has been named.


Firms Selected for $240M TX MLS Stadium

The construction team was announced earlier this week for the anticipated $240 million Major League Soccer stadium coming to Austin, Texas.


Construction Starts for $1.5B MO Terminal Project

Ground was finally broken for construction on Missouri’s $1.5 billion Kansas City International Airport terminal project.


Construction Begins on $1B O'Hare Expansion

Chicago officials celebrated last week the groundbreaking of the $1.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5—just one piece of the massive $8.5 billion “O’Hare 21” re...


Painted UK Hall Reopens after $11M Renovation

After a two-year conservation project, the Greenwich Painted Hall, dubbed by some as the “Sistine Chapel of the UK” is reopening its doors to the public.


ACI Announces Cement Physical Tester Sessions

Earlier this month, the American Concrete Institute announced its available Cement Physical Tester certification sessions for the 2019 year.


Glass Facade Outlines Paris Restoration

Almost 8 years after architecture firm SANAA (Tokyo, Japan) released its renderings for the redesign of la Samaritaine (Paris, France), a completion date is finally in sight.


Part of NYC's $25B Hudson Yards Unveiled

An opening ceremony on Friday (March 15) morning marked the official public debut of New York City’s $25 billion Hudson Yards development, showcasing the eastern half of the project, which i...


Updated Renderings of $1.1B TX Field Released

Officials of the MLB's Texas Rangers recently released updated renderings of the anticipated $1.1 billion venue, along with details on materials companies that will be used on the project.


MO Kicks Off $1.5B Terminal Project with Ceremony

Just over a month since the Kansas City International Airport reached a price agreement on the $1.5 billion terminal building, a celebration has been planned.


FL Hard Rock Delivers Guitar-Shaped Hotel

After unveiling the plans for the design of the $1.5 billion expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in 2017, a date for completion is in sight.


Boujee $18M Bunker for Sale in NV

An $18 million mansion is on the market in Las Vegas. Only two miles east from the Strip and totaling 14,620 square feet, this 1970s-themed home is anything but ordinary.


German Arena Design Reveals Green Roof

3XN Architects (Copenhagen, Denmark) has revealed its design for a new multipurpose arena in München, Germany, a plan that includes a green roof over the 673,000-square-foot structure.


Historic ME Bridge to be Replaced

The Falls Bridge of Blue Hill, Maine, is scheduled to be replaced by an enhanced girder bridge, due to the old structure reaching the end of its intended lifespan.


Firm Tapped to Build $250M CA Stadium

A construction firm has been selected for a $250 million contract to build San Diego State University’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley, California.


BIG Updates MLB Stadium Design

Architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group has released new designs for Major League Baseball’s Oakland Athletics, following an outcry from the public and city officials reacting to the new stadi...


China's Horizontal Skyscraper Set to Open

China’s highly anticipated Raffles City Chongqing project is reportedly nearing completion, as the last topping out has recently taken place. The $3.8 billion structure is on pace to open la...


Painting Needed at KY Courthouse

Kenton County is soliciting bids for the exterior coating of the Independence Courthouse in Park Hills, Kentucky.


English Water Tower Could Be Transformed

The top of a redundant water tower, located in Devon, England, near the Halfway Inn, could be converted into a holiday home, equipped with a glass facade pod, if plans are approved by the lo...


$250M OH Stadium Clears Construction Hurdles

The development plan for Cincinnati’s new $250 million stadium has been approved by city council, allowing the team to move forward with construction and remain on track to meet the 2021 sea...


$1.8B Vegas Stadium Reveals Coatings Partnership

Officials announced earlier this week a partnership between the NFL’s current Oakland Raiders and a major coatings firm, locking in the coatings brands used for the team’s $1.8 billion Las V...


Work Could Begin Soon on $2B MO Airport Project

Plans are moving forward for Missouri’s nearly $2 billion Kansas City International Airport project and construction could start as early as April, according to reports.


Designs Released for $1.1B PA Airport Project

Earlier this week the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors approved a concept design for the estimated $1.1 billion overhaul of Pittsburgh International Airport.


CO Airport Project Delayed Over Concrete Issue

Work at the Denver International Airport is facing what could be a 10-month delay after finding that the concrete in the main floor is weaker than expected.


Top Contractors Chosen for Clippers Arena

Another stadium could be coming to the Inglewood, California, area as the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers are looking at three contractors to build a new privately funded arena and mixed-use proj...


CA Town Celebrates Bridge's 100th Birthday

The town of Folsom, California, is celebrating its historic Rainbow Bridge turning 100 years old with 100 days of events, including an exhibit dedicated to the structure, a bridge design con...


Chicago Proposes High-Rise Bird Ordinance

New legislation being proposed in Chicago is aiming to make the city’s skyline a little more bird friendly, according to proponents of the bill.


Mexican President Talks New Airport Terminal

At an event earlier this week Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador briefly described plans for the country’s main airport, saying that it will get a third terminal.


HI Stadium Needs $30M for Corrosion Repairs

Authorities for Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium (home of the University of Hawaii football team) are seeking $30 million from the state to make repairs to the facility, according to recent reports.


Parks Authority Officially Objects to Holocaust Memorial

The run-around surrounding David Adjaye’s Holocaust Memorial plans continues as London’s Royal Parks authority, the charity that manages the Parks, has officially objected to the Adjaye Asso...


FAA Updates Specs to Include Precast Concrete

The Federal Aviation Administration recently updated is “Standard Specifications for Construction of Airports” advisory circular, which now contains language for precast concrete.


City Votes to Demolish Historic NC Water Tower

The future of Loray Mill, North Carolina’s historic water tank has been decided: Earlier this month, Gastonia leaders voted to have the structure demolished, an act that comes with a $225,00...


$375M Vegas Project Takes Shape in Big Picture

Construction is moving right along for the $375 million Caesars Forum conference center, which is located on the Las Vegas Strip. According to reports, the first steel truss was set in place...


Controversy over Holocaust Memorial Continues

Designer Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates is speaking out against criticism of his controversial designs for the Holocaust Memorial in Westminster.


MA General Hospital Announces $1B Expansion

Massachusetts General Hospital unveiled a plan earlier this month for a $1 billion campus renovation. While still in the preliminary stages, the expansion is slated to begin by 2020 and fini...


Golden Gate Bridge Foundations to be Inspected

The foundations of San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge are due to be inspected in the next few months, and officials expect a clean bill of health for the bridge component.


Hiring Goals, Progress Made on $1.8B Vegas Stadium

The $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium project is reportedly one-third complete, with policies now in place for the venue’s massive grass tray system and diversity performance goals well-exceede...


Out-Bid Firm Still Fighting for KCI Airport Job

Political tension is still prominent in the $2 billion terminal project for Missouri’s Kansas City International Airport. Most recently, one of the developers who lost the bid on the project...


Historic Detroit Bridge Collapses, None Injured

Detroit’s iconic Packard Plant pedestrian bridge collapsed Wednesday (Jan. 23). No one was injured, though the street that runs through the ruin was covered with debris. The collapse has lar...


Shortlist Designs for O'Hare Project Revealed

Plans for the massive $8.5 billion expansion project at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport have taken another step forward as the shortlist of architects have all released their first ta...


Debate Surrounds Mackintosh Building Reno

The Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee met recently to continue investigating last June’s devastating fire at the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building turning its focus on the fa...


Dutch Firm Reveals Plans for New, Old Stadiums

Architecture firm OMA recently revealed its plans for the new Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam. The facility is part of a larger urban plan for the area called “Feyenoord City,” which aims to ...


Designs Revealed for Final 2022 World Cup Stadium

Designs were recently released for the final venue of the 2022 World Cup, hosted by Qatar. Lusail Stadium, with a capacity of 80,000, will be the largest of the tournament, hosting the openi...


SC Airport Looking at Multiple Projects in 2019

South Carolina’s Charleston International Airport is on the books for four projects this year—just two years after the completion of its $200 million overhaul—with sights set on even more de...


Old Tappan Zee Bridge Gets Demolition Date

What remains of the old Tappan Zee Bridge will be demolished on Saturday (Jan. 12), according to reports. Explosive charges will be used on the structure’s vertical support columns along the...


Firm Tapped for $310M Phoenix Airport Project

A general contractor has been tapped for the new $310 million concourse at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.


Details on PA Riverfront Development Unveiled

A mixed-use development—including a Ferris wheel and man-made lagoon—is moving forward in Pittsburgh as new renderings were delivered with an update for the city’s Urban Redevelopment Author...


Wright Buildings Re-Nominated for Heritage List

Eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings have been submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage List, according to the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy.


MD Governor Unveils School Construction Plan

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced a plan for state-funded school construction to the tune of $3.5 billion.


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General Contractor Replaced for Seattle Arena

Less than a week after the groundbreaking of Seattle’s new arena, officials announced that the general contractor for the project has been replaced.


Silver Bridge Collapse Memorialized with Mural

A mural memorializing the 51st anniversary of the collapse of the Silver Bridge, located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, is to be dedicated this weekend.


OR Group Gets Land for New Baseball Park

Oregon’s Portland Diamond Project recently announced a deal for the site of its Major League Baseball park project. The team signed an agreement in principle with the Port of Portland to dev...


KeyArena Renovation Breaks Ground in Seattle

Seattle officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of its iconic KeyArena, signaling that the renovation project has officially kicked off, now with a price tag of over $800 mill...


Historic GA Bridge Nearly Struck Again

A protective barrier placed near a historic covered bridge, located in Smyrna, Georgia, crossing Nickajack Creek, was struck on Dec. 4, for the 12th time this year, according to reports.


2022 World Cup Stadium Nears Completion

It looks like one of Zaha Hadid’s last designs is almost complete with a new video showing the progress of Qatar’s Al Wakrah Stadium.


Construction Begins on $65M KY Soccer Stadium

Louisville, Kentucky’s new soccer stadium is finally beginning to look the part, as construction on the site began late last month.


Scope of New KCI Airport Now Under Question

Officials surrounding the new terminal at Missouri’s Kansas City International Airport are taking another look at the project’s scope as the work awaits approval of its environmental review ...


BIG Shares Plans for MLB Complex

Last week, architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group revealed plans for a new ballpark to replace the current home of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics.


New Fix Proposed for Sinking Millennium Tower

A new fix has been proposed to help stop San Francisco’s Millennium Tower from continuing to shift. Since the tower’s opening in April 2009, it has sunk 18 inches and tilted 14 inches to the...


Construction on Tallest FL Tower Set for Spring

A building billed as a vertical theme park, that’s set to be Florida’s tallest building, could be starting construction this spring, according to reports.


New Vegas Stadium Hitting Schedule, Hiring Goals

The Las Vegas Stadium Authority released a report from a recent meeting that details the progress of the $1.8 million National Football League Las Vegas Raiders stadium project.


Grenfell Inquiry Taps New Architect Expert

The Grenfell Inquiry—a public investigation into the fatal fire that occurred at London’s Grenfell Tower in June 2017 that killed more than 70 people—has appointed a new architectural expert...


New Renderings Released for OH MLS Stadium

Firm Meis Architects recently released new renderings for the new Major League Soccer stadium that will be popping up in Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood.


Group Sues to Block Historic PA Bridge Replacement

An environmental protection group recently sued to stop the replacement of a historic bridge in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, citing the belief that the span can be reopened for traffic, its o...


Chicago Reveals Shortlist for $8.5B Airport Project

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced the shortlist for the teams vying for the $8.5 billion O’Hare 21 Terminal Expansion Project at O’Hare International Airport.


KCI Terminal Project Balloons in Cost, Size

Missouri’s Kansas City International Airport could be facing another bout of turbulence as the project balloons in both size and cost: The current plan has grown about 40 percent in square f...


WI Bucks Arena Dubbed 'Bird Friendly'

The new Milwaukee Bucks Arena—the Fiserv Forum—has been dubbed the first-ever bird-friendly arena.


Historic WWII-Era Bridge to be Replaced

The last remaining through-truss bridge between the Canadian border and Anchorage, Alaska, dating back to sometime between 1943 and 1944, is currently being demolished. Construction of the n...


JPMorgan Taps Architect for Tower Replacement

JPMorgan Chase is moving along with its plan to knock down its 705-foot-tall, 52-story home to make way for a new building that’s slated to be 500 feet higher. The company just announced tha...


New $13B Mexico City Airport Officially Scrapped

Mexico City’s new $13.3 billion airport—which is about one-third complete—is officially scrapped following a public referendum which ended in 70 percent voting to cancel construction.


Union, Developer Strike NYC Hudson Yards Deal

A construction agreement that was initially announced in August has finally been agreed upon, according to the New York City District Council of Carpenters.


Historic TX Bridge Named After Local Ghosts

Lone Wolf Bridge, located in San Angelo, Texas, is well-known locally for being both haunted and home to a wealth of history. The 152-foot-long metal truss bridge, a 1922 rebuild originally ...


Report: CA Tower's Sinking Did Not Crack Window

A new report has dismissed the idea that the sinking of San Francisco’s Millennium Tower is what caused a window to crack on the 36th floor.


Timeline Announced for $1B NY Hockey Arena

An update on the $1 billion arena project in Elmont, New York, revealed that the new home for that National Hockey League’s New York Islanders could be up and running by October 2021, with c...


High-Rise Code Changes Posed for San Francisco

The city of San Francisco might soon be calling for tighter building codes when it comes to its high-rises, which a panel of experts says are inadequate to deal with the aftermath of a large...


Cuomo Announces Details on $13B JFK Project

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released updates to his vision for the $13 billion John F. Kennedy International Airport revamp project.


$1.2B Vegas Stadium Ready for Trusses

Construction is about to go vertical at the future home of the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders in Clark County, Nevada.


$105M Astrodome Renovation Put on Pause

Houston’s Astrodome will hit pause this spring on its $105 million renovation to make way for the rodeo.


Report: Silver Line Garage is Sinking

Already plagued with problems, the D.C. Metro's Silver Line project, more formally known as the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, is now up against another issue: A garage being built as pa...


FL Town Debates Arena Paint Job

The Design Review Board of Estero, Florida, convened last week to hear residents’ concerns over the imminent paint job of the newly named Hertz Arena.


Seattle Approves $700M Arena Redevelopment

The Seattle City Council has taken the final step in approving the $700 million redevelopment of the city’s iconic KeyArena.


JV Tapped to Manage $275M Soccer Stadium

Officials with the Sports Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, have officially awarded a $167.5 construction management contract to a joint v...


AECOM Hunt Tapped for $140M GA Arena

AECOM Hunt, a firm known for tackling large projects, has been named the construction manager for Savannah, Georgia’s new $140 million, 269,000-square-foot arena.


FL Convention Center Proposal Tops $1B

To revitalize dead zones along Bay Street in Jacksonville, Florida, three firms have submitted proposals—one of which tops $1 billion—for the construction of a convention center and hotel. T...


More Inquiries Look into CA's Millennium Tower

Several months after a retrofit repair for the Millennium Tower was proposed, a new issue has come to light: Cracks appeared in a 36th-floor window, sparking concerns over whether the damage...


San Francisco Stadium Reaches Top-Out

San Francisco’s $1 billion Chase Center, slated to be the new home of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, recently celebrated a major construction milestone by holding a topping-out ceremony la...


Damage from Florence Estimated at $22B

Though Hurricane Florence has worked its way through the Carolinas, an estimated $22 billion in damage still remains. According to reports, flooding insurance will only cover a fraction of t...


Vegas Convention Center Settles on $792M Contract

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority last week gave the final green light needed for the city’s new 1.4 million-square-foot convention center.


Panel to Talk to Parliament About Mac Fate

Four experts have been invited to speak with the Scottish Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee to give their thoughts on how to move forward with the Glasgow School of Art...


Jewelry Crafted from MI Train Station Graffiti

As Ford Motor Company's plans for Detroit's Michigan Central Station move forward, paint from graffiti that coats much of the abandoned building is being used to create jewelry. Proceeds fro...


Jewelry Crafted from MI Train Station Graffiti

As plans continue to move forward with Ford’s purchase of Michigan Central Station, paint from graffiti that coats much of the abandoned building is being used to create jewelry. Proceeds fr...


Wood High-Rise Debate Rages Ahead of ICC Vote

The International Code Council is weeks away from voting on whether to allow construction of wood buildings up to 18 stories, and the debate is far from settled.


Old Bridge Moved, Turned into Museum

The heart of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, used to beat to the sound of cars crossing an old single-lane drawbridge. A modern high-rise span has taken its place, but local residents have pre...


Study Predicts Skyscraper Growth Through 2050

In a recent study that accounts for current socio-economic stability lasting for the next 30 years, authors Jonathan Auerbach and Phyllis Wan predict that the construction of skyscrapers wil...


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OR First State to Codify Timber High-Rises

The state of Oregon updated its building code earlier this month by becoming the first state in the country to allow timber buildings to rise more than six stories without special considerat...


MA to Help Homeowners with Crumbling Concrete

Late last month, Massachusetts legislators made sure that two provisions in the state’s budget were passed to help homeowners deal with crumbling concrete in their homes.


MLB Team Hires BIG for New Field

Architecture firms Bjarke Ingels Group and Gensler have both been tapped to develop a new ballpark to replace the current home of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics, though funding fo...


Tappan Zee Remains Sunk for Artificial Reef

Pieces of the old Tappan Zee Bridge will be supporting a new kind of life: concrete and steel from demolition of the span were sunk 2.4 miles south of the Moriches Inlet, located in New York...


AIA Pushes for School Design Legislation

Shortly after announcing an initiative to influence local, state and federal governments on updating school design guidelines, the American Institute of Architects made its way to the White ...


Aluminum, Wood Complement in Envelope Design

The three-story la Licorne office building, located in Laval, France, seems to emit a golden glow thanks to its ornate facade, which is composed of sections of perforated golden- and silver-...


Ford Plans $740M Detroit Train Station Project

In a move to revive Detroit’s Cortland neighborhood, automaker Ford spent $740 million to acquire and later renovate Michigan Central Station, among other sites, with a long-term plan for a ...


New Mexico City Airport Fate Up in the Air

A $13.2 billion project in Mexico City that could eventually become one of the world’s largest airports is hanging in midair as the country’s president elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador—know...


Tariffs, Design Changes Bump WA Arena to $700M

The developer tasked with renovating Seattle’s historic KeyArena recently cited President Donald J. Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as the cause for the rising price tag of th...


Twisting Tower Tops Out in NYC

The first of two towers that will “dance together” on Manhattan’s skyline, collectively known as The Eleventh, recently topped out, with construction work continuing to progress.


Nashville Airport Awards $144M Contract

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority awarded a $144 million piece of its $1.2 billion expansion plan to Cincinnati, Ohio-based Messer Construction late last month, marking the sixth ...


OMA Reveals '24/7' Vertical City Design

Dutch architecture firm OMA recently revealed its own proposal for the Southbank by Beulah competition—a tower that would function as a round-the-clock vertical city, the second largest buil...


UNStudio Proposes 'Green Spine' Skyscrapers

Dutch architecture firm UNStudio recently revealed its entry for a competition to build a new skyscraper in Melbourne, Australia. UNStudio’s proposal revolves around a pair of towers that ae...


Salt Lake City International Airport Reaches Halfway Mark

The new Salt Lake City International Airport is 50 percent complete as of last week, ushering in a new phase of work that will become increasingly visible to residents as construction contin...


Company Builds Waterfall on Skyscraper

Sometimes architects do go chasing waterfalls: The 397-foot-tall Liebian International Building, located in Guiyang, China, now features a 350-foot-tall waterfall, the water itself being mov...


$207M KY Convention Center Reno Complete

The Kentucky International Convention Center is just days away from its grand reopening ceremony, capping a nearly two-year, $207 million renovation that has completely changed the face of t...


Concrete Mix Caused Cracks in $70M Stadium

A new report has given officials more insight as to what went wrong in the construction of a $70 million high school football stadium in McKinney, Texas.


China's 'Sidescraper' Complex Near Complete

China’s record-breaking Raffles City Chongqing is now reportedly 80 percent complete, with six out of the eight skyscrapers topping out. The project’s finale remains to be seen, however.


Investigations Deepen in FL Building Collapse

Days after a condominium came crashing down unexpectedly during a planned demolition, a criminal investigation has been opened and the one person injured in the incident has been identified.


Mercedes-Benz Stadium Roof Finally Complete

Mercedes-Benz Stadium officials say that the one-of-a-kind retractable roof on Atlanta’s $1.5 billion sports venue is finished, about 11 months after the building opened to the public.


Miami Beach Condo Collapses, Injures 1

A vacant Miami Beach condominium that was slated for demolition came crashing down Monday morning injuring one construction worker, officials say.


Architects Complete Blue Lagoon Hotel

Iceland-based architecture firm Basalt Architects recently completed a 62-suite hotel at the Blue Lagoon resort, which is located within the UNESCO Global Geopark, home to a series of pools ...


Tampa Bay Rays Propose $900M Stadium

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays revealed plans for a new 30,842-seat, $892 million stadium that serves, according to Stuart Sternberg, principal owner of the Rays since 20...


$8B LaGuardia Megaproject Well Underway

New York City’s LaGuardia airport—once compared to a “Third World country”—is in the midst of a $7.9 billion, 10-year overhaul, and is attempting to maintain full operations, accommodating 1...


Massive CO Airport Reno Timeline Released

Work on Denver International Airport’s massive renovation kicks off this week, marking the beginning of a multi-year, multi-phase process that will cause detours and require a demanding amou...


CA Stadium Tops Out

Construction on the $2.6 billion stadium project, located in Inglewood, California, and future site of the 2028 Olympics closing ceremonies, topped out in late June, marked by a celebration ...


Report: 39 San Francisco Buildings in Quake Danger

The U.S Geological Survey recently released a report outlining dozens of San Francisco high-rises that would be at risk if a major earthquake were to occur.


Dangerous Cladding Affects 300 Tower Blocks

More than a year after the Grenfell Tower fire claimed more than 70 lives, the U.K. government has disclosed that roughly 300 private tower blocks in the country have Grenfell-style cladding...


Hudson Yard's Residential Tower Tops Out

The second tallest tower in the Hudson Yards development—35 Hudson Yards—has finally topped out at 1,009 feet, marking the latest milestone in the project. The building is the ninth tallest ...


1 Killed in TX Construction Site Explosion

An explosion at a Texas construction site Tuesday afternoon has reportedly killed one construction worker and injured 15 more, and authorities are ruling the blast an accident.


Water Tower-Turned-Home Hits Market in England

If you’re a water tower aficionado, you now have the chance to live in one: The £1.5 million ($1.9 million) Cromwell Tower, a water tower built in 1930 and decommissioned in 2004, was conver...


Chicago Launches Contest for Airport Design

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that the city is inviting architects from all over the world to participate in a design competition for the O’Hare Airport expansion plan.


Officials Question WI Courthouse Coating Choice

With the work on Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Brown County Courthouse dome completed in October, a consulting firm is working to determine why the copper on the dome has already lost its shine.


Super-Skinny Triangle Skyscraper Proposed

DeciBel Architecture recently revealed plans for what could potentially become Melbourne’s tallest skyscraper—a 330-meter-tall (1,082-foot-tall) tower that would stand in a triangular plot r...


Three World Trade Center Opens in NYC

Three World Trade Center, now New York City’s fifth-tallest building, had its grand opening last week as the exterior construction from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has officially finishe...


Firm Aims to Free Building Design via Elevators

A London architecture firm is researching ways to bend the rules when it comes to the structure of a skyscraper. The piece of the puzzle keeping innovation flatlined? Elevators.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: The Westin

Today is the last day to submit an entry for Durability + Design’s second annual Elevation Awards, and we have counted down to the deadline with featured selections of this year’s nominees, ...


Street Honors Woman Who Helped Build Brooklyn Bridge

Emily Warren Roebling, the woman who oversaw the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, was honored in late May when a nearby street was christened with her name to commemorate her efforts.


Company Turns Project into 'Living Lab'

Students at the Wentworth Institute of Technology, in Boston, are getting a unique hands-on education in construction as a building contractor is using a new academic building project as a t...


Officials Investigating Cracks in $70M Stadium

The firms constructing a $70 million high school football stadium in McKinney, Texas, have now promised to get to the bottom of some suspiciously larges cracks that have appeared on the stru...


Stadium Construction Allegedly Disrupts Business

The recent construction of the Orlando City Stadium has caused some backlash from a nearby business, which claims that the vibrations from the stadium’s construction cost it more than $1 mil...


Mount Rushmore Getting $14M Renovation

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is finally getting a $14 million upgrade—work that has been deferred for the last six years. While public amenities are among the items to be renovated, ...


IL to Offer Frank Lloyd Wright Trail

In honor of world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Illinois Office of Tourism has designated a trail that connects 13 structures designed by the architect, running as far north as ...


Designs Revealed for Turkish Stadium Revamp

United Kingdom-based design firm AFL Architects has recently released design renderings for its renovation of Istanbul’s Ataturk Stadium, part of a 10-stadium commission to get Turkey ready ...


UK Will Pay for Recladding of Public High-Rises

Eleven months after London’s tragic Grenfell Tower fire, Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that the government will fund the cladding replacements for all social high-rises, a project t...


Historic Iron Bridge to be Restored to Original Color

After concerns over funding preservation work, Shopshire, England’s historic Iron Bridge is being brought back to its original color—a dark red-brown.


MnDOT Could Close Historic Stone Bridge

Minneapolis’ historic James J. Hill Stone Arch Bridge may be closed in the coming weeks due to lack of funding for inspections, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT...


$2.6B LA Stadium Taking Shape

Officials on the $2.6 billion stadium project, located in Inglewood, California, have said that the future site of the 2028 Olympics closing ceremonies is right on schedule after its winter ...


Firms Shortlisted for Eiffel Tower Area Project

In the latest move to update the amenities of the Eiffel Tower’s public space, four firms were shortlisted out of 42 applicants for the next phase of the 10-monh design contest.


Bjarke Ingels: New NYC Towers Will 'Dance'

In late April, Bjarke Ingels Group released renderings for two new skyscrapers that are set to “dance” on New York City’s skyline, each building designed with consideration for the views of ...


$200M MN Soccer Stadium Hits Halfway Mark

Despite the Minnesota weather, crews at M.A. Mortenson Construction (Minneapolis) recently confirmed that the $200 million Allianz Field project in St. Paul is still on schedule and on budge...


Tower Gets Go-Ahead for New Core Design

A new core system design for Seattle’s under-construction Rainier Square Tower has been approved, giving the innovation the green light from a design standpoint.


Arctic Energy Neutral Hotel Set for Construction

Architecture design firm Snohetta recently released plans for an energy-positive hotel in the Arctic Circle, a ring-shaped structure that consumes 85 percent less energy than other contempor...


Old Tappan Zee Sections Find New Aquatic Life

Parts of the original Tappan Zee Bridge will soon be swimming with the fishes, supplementing half a dozen reefs off Long Island. The first barge of material is set to leave this week, with a...


Vegas Stadium Under Political Fire

The future stadium of the National Football League’s current Oakland Raiders is still set for completion in August 2020, as design elements and costs of the Las Vegas project were finalized ...


PA Developer Seeks to Remove Falcon Nest

A Pennsylvania developer is facing opposition from the skies regarding a luxury apartment development in downtown Pittsburgh.


Design Contenders Chosen for PIT Terminal

The Allegheny County Airport Authority has narrowed down the design firm candidates that are in the running for the Pittsburgh International Airport’s billion-dollar facelift.


Architect Pays $1.6M for School Design Flaws

Ohio-based DNK Architects Inc. is to pay $1.6 million for design flaws associated with a school building project completed in 2006, which was negatively impacted by a botched roof installati...


NFL's Jaguars Reveal $2.5B Project Renderings

The National Football League’s Jacksonville Jaguars held their annual State of the Franchise event late last week and with it came the official announcement of plans for a $2.5 billion redev...


$1B Twin Tower Development Coming to Hollywood

Developer MP Los Angeles recently released plans to construct a $1 billion, twin tower complex for downtown Hollywood, marking the largest on-site affordable housing of any development in th...


Collapsible Skyscraper Wins Design Competition

The design for a collapsible skyscraper that could bring relief to disaster zones was recently announced as the winner of the eVolo Skyscraper Competition, an annual award presented by archi...


Retrofit Proposed for Sinking Millennium Tower

The saga of the sinking Millennium Tower continues, but a fix may be in sight: drilling holes down to bedrock in order to stabilize one side of the tower while letting the other side sink do...


Pieces of Original Mackinac Bridge for Sale

Those with a passion for historic bridges now have the chance to own a piece of one—the Mackinac Bridge Authority is auctioning off two-ton sections of the bridge’s original steel deck grati...


Renderings Revealed for $860M Vegas Center

Preliminary designs were recently released for the new Las Vegas Convention Center, an $860 million expansion design that’s part of a bigger $1.4 billion overhaul project.


Art of Graining Used to Restore Doors

In a bid to revitalize some of its historic assets, the University of Virginia hired John Canning Associates to “re-grain” the doors of Pavilions II, III and X, also known as Thomas Jefferso...


MO City Looks to Preserve Historic Bridge

The City of Springfield, Missouri, is currently evaluating several options to rehabilitate its 116-year-old Jefferson Avenue Footbridge, which was closed two years ago after inspectors found...


Frick Museum Selects Firm for $160M Reno

New York City’s Frick Collection has chosen a design from Selldorf Architects in what is to be the first significant renovation and expansion for its Upper East Side location in years.


Contractor Hit with Slew of Project Lawsuits

Hunt Construction Group is being hit with an eighth lawsuit regarding its Florida Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, this one coming from North Carolina-based CCK Construction Services for $1.2 m...


Historic Architecture Restored with 3-D Printing

Sweeping glass facades have replaced much of the once extensively detailed and ornamented buildings in urban areas, but EDG Architecture and Engingeering has come up with a cost-effective wa...


$8.5B Chicago O'Hare Expansion Moving Forward

On Wednesday, the City Council of Chicago approved the $8.5 billion expansion for O’Hare International Airport, marking the end of a previous dispute between the airport’s two largest carrie...


Honeycomb Tower Gets Restoration Job

London’s iconic Centre Point Tower was recently unveiled as the completion nears of a restoration and redesign that converted the honeycomb building from commercial to residential.


Vatican Enters Venice's Architecture Biennale

The Vatican recently released details of the Holy See Pavilion for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the Vatican’s first entry into the architecture fest...


Design, Final Cost Revealed for Vegas Stadium

Design elements for the new Las Vegas stadium were released late last week while the final costs for the project were cemented at $1.8 billion.


Eiffel Tower's Original Color Could Get Restored

The iconic Eiffel Tower is due for its latest coat of paint, and French officials are debating bringing the monument back to its original color, a bright red.


Bridge Demo Reveals Victorian-Era History

Demolition work on a Victorian-era bridge in Cardiff, Wales, has revealed a note from the same time period, written two months before the bridge was completed.


Eiffel Tower Repainting Could Restore Old Color

The iconic Eiffel Tower is due for its latest coat of paint, and French officials are debating bringing the monument back to its original color, a bright red.


Egypt Campaigns to Save Architectural Heritage

With historic Egyptian buildings being destroyed under private ownership, a campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the country's threatened structural heritage, along with putting ...


Century-Old Artwork Found Behind Paint, Wallpaper

Century-old hand-painted tulip designs and other stenciling were recently uncovered at the Illinois-based Hauberg Civic Center Foundation, a historic mansion that now serves as a civic cente...


Hudson Yards Files Suit Against Union Organization

Even as progress is made on Manhattan's $25 billion Hudson Yards complex, the developer is suing the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York for allegedly trying to incl...


NYC Skyscraper Tallest Ever to Face Demolition

An iconic midtown Manhattan skyscraper, designed by Natalie de Blois and Gordon Bunshaft of architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is slated to be demolished as early as next year. If...


Grenfell Tower Site Could Become Memorial

The fate of London’s Grenfell Tower is one step closer as the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government recently released a set of principles regarding governing decisions on the...


Aphrodite Unearthed on Greek Subway Site

A headless statue of Aphrodite has been uncovered near the Greek city of Thessaloniki, thanks to subway work that is moving near the Hagia Sophia, a Byzantine-era church.


AGC Names Mercedes-Benz Stadium Best Project

The Associated General Contractors recently released its Construction Risk Partners Build America Grand Awards, giving the top honor to Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.


Greece Subway Construction Unearths Aphrodite

Subway work near the Greek city of Thessaloniki has uncovered a headless statue of Aphrodite, located near the Hagia Sophia, a Byzantine-era church.


UK Officials Issued Fire Safety Memo

A United Kingdom official has released a memo to council chiefs that highlights their fire safety responsibilities in the wake of Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report that was released in De...


$270M Reno of USC Coliseum Underway

The University of Southern California’s iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s renovation is now underway, with a name change and timeline in place.


$6B CA College Project Utilizing BIM

A project in California that’s considered the largest bond construction program in the U.S. has set a strict building information modeling mandate for any firm bidding on a part of the proce...


Ingels, Ratti Team Up on Singapore Skyscraper

Architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group has partnered with design firm Carlo Ratti Associati to design a 51-story skyscraper in Singapore’s financial district, which will feature a four-story ...


PBS Show Features Recently Topped Zaha Hadid Tower

To celebrate Miami’s One Thousand Museum Tower’s recent topping out, the PBS documentary series “Impossible Builds” has featured the Zaha Hadid creation on a recent episode.


Tokyo Plans World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper

Tokyo will be home to the world’s tallest timber skyscraper by 2041, according to reports, which will also mark the 350th anniversary of Japanese developer Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd, the com...


Donut-Shaped Apartment Building Opens

A former Domino sugar site in New York has been made all the sweeter with the completion of a donut-shaped apartment building, the first structure to open at the 325 Kent location. Leasing i...


‘Skyscraper’ Movie Had Architect Consult

Skyscraper, the newest action thriller starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, features a fictitious 1,067-meter-tall skyscraper called The Pearl, which called for consulting with a renow...


$1B CA Arena Nears Top Off

With the first game for San Francisco's $1 billion Golden State Warriors' Chase Center slated for 20 months from now, construction is moving along at a timely pace, but the Warriors have fai...


New Tool Helps ID Combustible Facades

On Monday, the National Fire Protection Association announced the creation of EFFECT—an Exterior Facade Fire Evaluation Comparison Tool, which can be used by building owners, facility manage...


Scotland House Uses Range of Material, Spatial Style

In the latest project by London-based architecture firm Hanson Architects, a traditional home was essentially flipped, setting bedrooms on the ground floor and the living room on the first, ...


Test Drilling Launched at Millennium Tower

To address and evaluate a planned fix, an exploratory drilling project is underway at San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, which has sunk and tilted several inches since its construction.


Firm Designs Crystal Rock-Style Facade

Esslingen, Germany, will be home to a new mixed-use office building with an aesthetic twist: the exterior will feature a distinct “crystal rock” facade and a hollowed-out, pixelated core.


WI Arena Nears 80% Mark, Exterior Finishes

News outlets out of Wisconsin are reporting that the $524 million Milwaukee Bucks arena is nearing 80 percent completion, with its target of opening in the fall still in sight.


Taipei Skyscraper Inspired by Bamboo Shoots

The skyline of Taipei will see something new sprout—a mixed-use skyscraper designed to look like a bamboo shoot, with elements of Western influence mixed in.


VA Hospital in CO Nears Completion $1B Over Budget

As construction nears completion for the Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center, what remains in sharp focus is the $1 billion in cost overruns, and the fact that the new fa...


Corrosion Causes Indonesia Stock Exchange Fall

Reports indicate that loose or corroded joints may be to blame for the recent collapse of the mezzanine floor of the Indonesia Stock Exchange, located in Jakarta. The incident left several p...


Developer Demos Frank Lloyd Wright Building

One of the few Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings in Montana has been demolished, even after a historic conservancy offered the developer’s original asking price of $1.7 million.


Companies Tapped for $700M CO Airport Project

Two subsidiaries of Hochtief, a Germany-based construction company, have been announced as the companies to oversee the $700 million expansion of the Denver International Airport.


Life-Sized Titanic Replica Under Construction

Billionaire Australian businessman Clive Palmer has his sights set on making the Titanic sail across the seas of the imagination once again, by building a full-scale $600 million replica tha...


Winthrop Tower Height Reduced Again

Millennium Partners, the developer behind Boston’s to-be Winthrop Square Tower, has once again cut down the height of the proposed structure, in a move to appease both regulators and critics...


Construction Workers Discover Preserved Dinosaur Eggs

For construction workers in China, Christmas delivered an unexpected gift—a nest of dinosaur eggs uncovered at an excavation site.


Bucks Arena Construction Continues Rapid Pace

In a race against the clock set for the beginning of the 2018-19 NBA season, work on the Milwaukee Bucks arena is continuing at a rapid pace—going from a lattice of structural steel to a com...


Seattle Tower Could Be Seismic Game-Changer

The design of a new “proof of concept” tower in Seattle could change the game for towers’ seismic and wind resistance, experts say.


Report: Millennium Tower Could Pose Fire Hazard

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, which has sunk and tilted several inches and is the current hub of a number of lawsuits, could be less safe than originally reported, with key information r...