| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:02 PM
An architect working on District 113's five-year, $120.4 million capital improvement says that basketball coaches probably prefer wood floors over synthetic surfaces. But the new gyms at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools must also accommodate...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:41 AM
A Southern California-based construction company is mourning the loss of its chief executive and his son, a senior project engineer, who were believed to have been killed in a jet crash at Santa Monica Airport on Sunday.
In a statement to The Times,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Baltimore County plans to overhaul its elementary school buildings to add more than 1,700 seats in its central and southwestern neighborhoods, where overcrowding has pushed students and teachers into portable classrooms and hallways for their lessons....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:14 PM
California bullet train officials argued in a Sacramento courtroom Friday that they can legally tap federal money to start construction without relying on state funds now at issue in a lawsuit.
Property owners and government officials in Kings County...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The Los Angeles City Council signed off Tuesday on major changes to a harbor construction project whose cost doubled in four years, with lawmakers criticizing port executives for failing to consult the council sooner.
Councilman Joe Buscaino, whose...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over a capped toxic site at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the area targeted for an upscale development....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:34 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:32 PM
As Los Angeles County struggles to deal with rampant jail overcrowding, elected leaders took steps Tuesday to build a new women's jail in Lancaster but appeared on the verge of canceling a plan to ship 500 long-term inmates to a facility in Kern County....
| Nov 24, 2013
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Home prices across the U.S. are showing signs of slower growth, but a recent upswing in new construction plans is injecting the market with optimism that the housing recovery has more momentum left.
Building permits for new homes jumped 6.2% in...