| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Construction jobs in Florida should grow faster than other fields through 2017, according to a forecast released Friday.
University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith expects construction jobs to grow 10.4 percent over threee yeras. Jobs in trade,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Demolition of the Harmon, a 26-story Las Vegas hotel that was supposed to be one of the gems of the CityCenter mega-development, is set to begin in two weeks.
The Harmon was part of the $8.5-billion CityCenter, a glitzy hotel, retail and restaurant...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Construction costs for a stormwater improvement project in the northwest section of Winnetka came in at about $2 million more than what was originally estimated, staff members told the village council at a recent meeting.
The council voted unanimously...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Bruce Holmes, 63, is president of Welbro Building Corp., a 35-year-old company based in Maitland and one of Central Florida's largest, privately held general contractors. Holmes graduated from Winter Park High School and earned a civil engineering...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It's difficult for longtime Baltimoreans to say when exactly the young college graduates started moving into the neighborhoods clustered around downtown. But at some point they were everywhere, some 25,000 of them, toasting at bars, forming kickball...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A group of projects intended to relieve the traffic impacts of construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway were approved last week by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority.
The slate of traffic mitigation measures, which are...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Housing construction picked up in September, buoyed by a surge in apartment-building.
Housing starts increased 6.3% from August, according to new figures from the Census Bureau, a pace a bit faster than analysts expected. That figure was driven by a 18....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Home builders are taking a slightly dimmer view of the housing market, but they’re still generally bullish.
The National Assn. of Home Builders reported Thursday that its member confidence index slipped in October, ending a four-month run of gains...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:46 PM
As motorists deal with backups and delays from the impacts of the Golden State (5) Freeway interchange construction project at Empire Avenue, a series of proposed projects has been identified with hopes of bringing relief.
The slate of mitigation...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Los Angeles County will finally regain the number of jobs it lost during the Great Recession next year, with Orange County and the Inland Empire expected to follow soon after, a new study projects.
After facing a more severe downturn than many other...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
The $1.1 million...