Top Secret Construction Projects

Secret government jobs, high rises and retail selected for winning steel erection projects – The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has announced the winners of its annual Project of the Year for steel erection contracts topped out in 2016. Five companies in four contract level categories were honored at the 2017 Annual Convention and Awards Gala […]

Multifamily Cooldown A Drag On Housing Starts In April

Housing starts dropped 2.6% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.172 million from March’s downward-revised 1.203 million, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. April’s figure is 0.7% ahead year-over-year. Building permit authorizations, an indicator of future construction activity, cooled in April, falling 2.5% from March’s rate of 1.260 million to 1.229 million for the […]

How Amusement Features Are Driving The ‘Experience Economy’

Mixed-use developers, retailers and even public agencies are fighting for people to show up at their events, resorts and shopping centers, spending a lot of time and money in the process. However, today’s target market isn’t the mall generation of yesterday. There is a new wave of shoppers, tourists and adventurers looking for something more, […]