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  • The latest developments on the economy [Editorial]

    Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes. When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
  • Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.

     Where's our public art? Wrapped up in red tape.
    When the city of Los Angeles established its "1% for the Arts" program more than two decades ago, the rationale was that commercial and municipal development takes a toll on the visual landscape of the city. To mitigate that, and to contribute to the...
  • Construction jobs have grown fast in California

    The healthier housing market and a slew of city towers going up are brightening job prospects for construction workers in California. Employment in commercial and residential construction grew by 2,400 in March, according to Labor Department data...
  • New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects

    New Trier school district to issue bonds to pay for projects
    In anticipation of the summer construction season, officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 are planning to issue $4.2 million in bonds to finance projects planned for the Northfield and Winnetka campuses. Cheryl Witham, assistant...
  • Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects

    Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects
    U.S. construction spending rose 0.8% in October from the month before, the fastest pace in more than four years, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.  Overall construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $908.4 billion,...
  • Big jumps in higher-paying factory, construction jobs boost optimism

    Big jumps in higher-paying factory, construction jobs boost optimism
    WASHINGTON -- Big gains in factory and construction jobs last month have experts optimistic that the labor market is starting to produce enough higher-paying jobs to fuel stronger economic growth. "It's not just the quantity of the jobs but the quality,...
  • As projects ramp up, skilled construction workers in short supply

    As projects ramp up, skilled construction workers in short supply
    With many once-stalled construction projects coming online now in South Florida, industry managers are wary of a growing shortage of skilled workers. "We're starting to feel it now and it's slowly going to get worse," said Jon Tori, senior vice...
  • Donald Trump settles lawsuit over Baja condo resort that went bust

    Donald Trump has settled a lawsuit with more than 100 would-be condo buyers who lost millions of dollars when a Trump-branded luxury condominium project in Baja California failed. Bart Ring and Daniel King, attorneys who represented the buyers, declined...
  • Highland Park moves senior living facility project forward

    Highland Park moves senior living facility project forward
    A proposed 89-unit assisted living facility cleared another hurdle before the Highland Park plan commission recently, despite continued resident complaints that their scenic neighborhood would be disrupted by noise, traffic and an obstructed view of a...
  • Construction spending rose 0.6% in August

    Construction spending rose 0.6% in August
    Construction spending in August rose to the highest level in more than four years, growing 0.6% over July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.  Led by private residential building, construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...
  • July construction spending rises 0.6%, led by housing and hotels

    July construction spending rises 0.6%, led by housing and hotels
    U.S. construction spending in July rose 0.6% from the month before, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $900.8 billion. That's the best performance since June 2009, the government said Tuesday. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that...