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  • City sees jump in young, college-educated residents

    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...
  • Bruce Holmes: Construction recovery hinges on labor and prefab

    Bruce Holmes: Construction recovery hinges on labor and prefab
    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...
  • Construction workers in growing demand

    Construction workers in growing demand
    As South Florida's construction business rebounds after years on its knees, Delray Beach-based Meisner Electric is looking to beef up its workforce. Currently it employs 200 electricians – average age is 40 -- and with new projects on the horizon,...
  • Five-year construction project on I-895 north of Harbor Tunnel to begin 2016

    Five-year construction project on I-895 north of Harbor Tunnel to begin 2016
    A $290 million construction project to replace a large elevated section of Interstate 895 north of the Harbor Tunnel will begin in 2016 and last five years — causing considerable traffic congestion in the process. The section, known as the...
  • Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments

    Housing starts speed up in September, led by new apartments
    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....
  • Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs

    Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs
    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...
  • Projects aim at relief from I-5 construction traffic

    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...
  • Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion

     Orlando Ballet moves cautiously on Loch Haven Park expansion
    The Orlando Ballet's relocation to Loch Haven Park is moving forward — but not quite as quickly as first indicated. "We want to be prudent," said executive director Jim Mitchell. "We have to determine what kind of support we have in the community....
  • In 2015, L.A. County is forecast to regain jobs lost during recession

    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...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks

    Demolition of Vegas' never-opened Harmon Hotel to begin in two weeks
    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...