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  • Why building moratoriums won't solve San Francisco's housing crisis

    Why building moratoriums won't solve San Francisco's housing crisis
    We all know that San Francisco is booming, but it's still stunning to see the numbers. According to the Census Bureau, in just 20 years, from 1995 to 2015, the city added 100,000 people for a total population of almost 850,000. For comparison's sake, Washington, D.C. — another boomtown — added 78,000 people over the same period. More dramatic is the growth of the labor force, which increased 25% over the last five years.
  • Orlando construction job growth ranks No. 8 nationally

    Orlando construction job growth ranks No. 8 nationally
    A construction trade group released new rankings Wednesday that showed the Orlando area was No. 8 in the U.S. for growth in construction jobs over the past year. Construction jobs in Orlando grew by 11 percent in the past 12 months. Over the past four...

    Orlando loans memorabilia to the Orlando Ballet's new home

    Orlando loans memorabilia to the Orlando Ballet's new home
    In another sign of the city’s ongoing commitment to promoting the arts, Orlando will be loaning memorabilia to the Orlando Ballet to help it create a permanent gallery display at its new home. “We’ve been assisting the Orlando ballet...

    Guest columnist: Repeal of common construction wage a step backward

    Guest columnist: Repeal of common construction wage a step backward
    The passions and perspectives surrounding the repeal of the common construction wage have led (not surprisingly) to political polarization and distortion of the facts involved. Many of the loudest voices for repeal of the common construction wage are from...

    Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects

    Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects
    The Illinois Tollway board has voted to scrap a 20-year-old agreement that requires contractors to use union workers on construction projects in exchange for assurances against strikes, slowdowns or walkouts. By a 6-3 vote Thursday — a rare show...