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  • Green on the upswing as eco-friendly home building goes mainstream

    Green on the upswing as eco-friendly home building goes mainstream
    At first, Baldwin Homes didn't build green. Then it dipped its corporate toe in — one home here, another there. Now the Gambrills company is constructing an entire green neighborhood. It's the story of U.S. home building writ small. Green...
  • Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come

    Home building struggles, some worry, for some time to come
    Construction of new homes is lagging around the country, and Maryland is no exception. Permits for new homes, which the U.S. Census Bureau tracks as a barometer of the home-building industry, fell 8 percent in Maryland in the first six months of this...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • Let them fly KKK flags in Palm Beach County: Opinion

    Let them fly their KKK flags in Palm Beach County. I’m glad they’re doing it. Make no mistake: It’s a horrible act. The flag instantly conjures hate, violence and a dark American past. When you hold a Klu Klux Klan flag high, you are...
  • 4 injured in Aurora fire

    4 injured in Aurora fire
    Four people were injured in a mobile home fire in Aurora about 9:10 p.m. Tuesday. The first responding firefighters found the mobile home, in the 40 block of Margarets Lane, fully engulfed. Four people escaped with injuries, according to the Aurora...
  • Rooftop owners agree not to sue Cubs if only 2 signs

    Rooftop owners agree not to sue Cubs if only 2 signs
    Six weeks after the Chicago Cubs told rooftop owners they were done negotiating, the rooftop businesses are looking to strike a deal over signs at Wrigley Field. Two owners said Thursday that the rooftop businesses have agreed not to sue the team if...
  • Palm Beach Aggregates' controversial development proposal resurfaces

    Palm Beach Aggregates' controversial development proposal resurfaces
    Palm Beach Aggregates is reviving an old development fight by once again pushing to build 2,000 homes beside rock mines west of Royal Palm Beach. The old Highland Dunes development on Southern Boulevard was put on hold back in 2008 after South Florida&...
  • At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline

    At Turner Construction, they dig reshaping the L.A. skyline
    Dustin House and co-workers spent a recent morning in a massive hole in downtown Los Angeles where the 73-story Wilshire Grand Hotel will soon rise to become the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. As one of the superintendents for the $1-...
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  • The jury's still out on Harbor Point

    The jury's still out on Harbor Point
    The Baltimore City Council is scheduled to hold at least preliminary debate on $107 million in tax increment financing for the Harbor Point development today, and whenever the final vote occurs, the outcome is not much in doubt.  Despite an unusual amount...
  • Making earthquakes for science

    Making earthquakes for science
    Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history. It will hit at the University at...