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Washington, Oregon Have Strong Construction Employment Gains

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Both Year-Over-Year And Month-Over-Month Increases Evident, Robust In Washington and Oregon As Alaska Shows Year-Over-Year Decline

One Project in Oregon/Washington Makes Trump Early List

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Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, UtahShine in BF’s 9th Annual State Rankings Report

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According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states—including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah—deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine’s 2013 state rankings. Washington emerged as a leader in the revamped alternative energy categories, while Utah notched another impressive across-the-board finish. Washington was the magazine’s top-ranked state in BF ‘s revamped energy rankings, grabbing the top slot in both Renewable Energy Leaders categories (Capacity and Power Generation). ND’s astounding 13.4

Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington announces 2015 president

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Sean Duffy of H&D Mechanical, was installed as the 2015 President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington (MCAMW) at its January monthly dinner meeting. read more. Contractor Marketplace

Washington update

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Last week The House cancelled all business this week as Washington shoveled out from its recent snow and Democrats headed to their 3-day policy retreat in Baltimore. Dain M. Hansen, Senior Vice President Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. Energy bill debate, help for Flint, California PACE program and much more. read more. Management Plumbing

Construction begins on new and expanded International Spy Museum in Washington D.C.

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The International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. will be moving next year. If you want to the location of the new building, go to a park in Partridge, Kan., where a package awaits in a hollowed-out tree 150-feet from rusted water fountain in a park that…. Just kidding, there’s no dead drop. The museum says that it will relocate to a different spot in D.C., at L’Enfant Plaza between the National Mall and the Southwest Waterfront’s Wharf

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A CAPITAL PROJECT: CLEANER, HEALTHIER RIVERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

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The multibillion-dollar, long-term DC Clean Rivers Project is designed to achieve a 96% reduction in combined sewer overflows. Continue Reading. All Water Treatment Construction

State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business

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State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Aerospace And Defense Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Post Location Focus Magazine Magazine Highlights Ports And Free Trade Zones Quality Of Life State Focus U.S. - Far West Washington BF-May/June-2015 Centennial Industrial Park Jobs Now Act Port of VancouverBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

A Great Tiny House Goes up in Washington DC

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The Matchbox, which was recently built in Washington DC by Jay Austin, is a great example of just how cozy and functional a tiny home can be. This house is part of the Boneyard Studios tiny house community in Washington DC, which is basically an experiment in simple and sustainable living. But just because a home is small does not have to mean that it’s also cramped.

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Washington D.C. Tunnel Boring Machine Gets a Checkup

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A tunnel boring machine named “Lady Bird” was brought to the surface for a routine inspection after spending more than a year underground in Washington D.C., reports The Washington Post. The machine is 443 feet long and weighs 1,325 tons

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WASHINGTON POST: CAMBI “CATHEDRALS” REVOLUTIONIZE WASTEWATER TREATMENT

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PC Construction teams have been hard at work on a massive anaerobic digester tank at DC Water’s Blue. Continue Reading. All Design-Build Projects Water Treatment Construction

The IAPMO Group Washington update

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Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP, Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. This week the House passed a bill to loosen federal laws relating to business start-ups’ ability to pitch investors, legislation to protect e-mail privacy and a resolution to block the Department of Labor’s final fiduciary rule. read more. Management

Washington State Energy Code updates include dedicated outdoor air system requirements

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Upcoming changes to the Washington State Energy Code are expected to include requirements for dedicated outdoor air systems

Walkable solar pavement debuts at George Washington University

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George Washington University has installed the world''s first walkable solar pavement, a 100-sf demonstration sidewalk, at its Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va., according to a report by Sourceable. read more.

L&I busts Eastern Washington contractors

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In its quest to crack down on unlicensed contractors, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries says it made surprise visits to 63 work sites in Chelan and Douglas counties this past weekend. The result? Eleven contractors were cited for either lacking a state registration or for not being registered for the work they were doing.

Turner School of Construction Management Begins in Greater Washington, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Turner Construction Company announces its largest program in the area to date. Beginning on March 25 and running through May 13, the Turner School will provide educational opportunities to over 150 companies in the Greater Washington, D.C. The 2015 Turner School of Construction Management will be hosted by the D.C. frontpage

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Why You Should Join the Building Smart Alliance in Washington, D.C. Next Week

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By participating in the BuildSmart Alliance you’ll engage with other practitioners and add your voice to the future interoperability standards

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Inspiration Home is Affordable Cottage for Energy-Conscious Washington State

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Scott Bergford is a custom builder in Olympia, Washington, who is managing to keep his company afloat during the housing slump by building green, cottage-style homes that are affordable and use high-performance technologies and products. His Scott Homes are known to be “some of the most energy efficient houses in Washington State.”. air changes per hour.

White House Visitor Center reopens in Washington, D.C.

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For the project, the Washington, DC, office of SmithGroupJJR, provided architecture and engineering services, working closely with Gallagher & Associates for exhibit design. The White House Visitor Center, in an effort led by the National Park Service and the White House Historical Association, reopened its doors after a two-year, $12 million renovation. read more.

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Location Focus: Washington – Scenic Vistas And Soaring Industry Side By Side

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Washington dodged a huge bullet at the end of 2013 when it persuaded Boeing (with nearly $8 billion in tax credits) to renew its commitment to the keep manufacturing in the state. Space will be made for the new plant by tearing down older offices on the north side of the existing aircraft assembly building. “We cannot overstate what this meant for aerospace and the state of Washington,” Gov.

Apartment Building Made of Shipping Containers Goes Up in Washington DC

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Washington D.C. recently got it’s first piece of residential shipping container architecture in the form of a Brookland apartment building. The project was the brainchild of DC-based architect Travis Price and his partner Kelly Davies, who did the work for owners Matthew Grave and Sean Joiner. The containers they used are 10-feet high, which make them perfect for small apartments.

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Washington Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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For a list of Washington economic development agencies that can help with the site selection process, visit our Online Site Seekers’ Guide. Export Voucher Program: The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Export Voucher program, funded in part by the U.S. million venture fund, invests in early-stage life science, biotech, medical device, alternative energy and information technology companies emerging from universities and research centers across Washington. FINANCING. Most small businesses types are allowed to participate in the CSP. . See [link] for guidelines.

Construction Company Corporation Setup In Washington State

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Setting Up Your Construction Contractors Business In Washington State. Washington State Department Master Business License will ask if you plan to have employees starting in next 90 days. to start as a LLC and change later to something else for example a Sub-S……Just be sure to choose carefully Washington State Secretary of State fees start at $200.00. Partnership? It’s O.K.

Washington State Department of Revenue Sending E-Mail To Contractors

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Washington State Department of Revenue is sending emails to all construction Contractors and other business owners. A new message regarding a change to the Department of Revenue''s banking information is waiting in your Secure Messaging Inbox regarding your account. recommend you choose e-check over (EFT) when paying your Washington State Department of Revenue Sales Tax Payment.

Washington State Contractors - Time To Get 2014 Resale Certificate

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Construction Companies - In Washington State contractors selling material (as part of your service) is a taxable event. But I’m a contractor - Yes and the State of Washington Department of Revenue has a document called a “Resale Certificate” In the last couple of years the State of Washington has begun issuing a nicely printed Resale Certificate with all of the necessary information on it.

Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

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Washington museum is a masterpiece in design collaboration

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Southland installed nearly 10 miles of piping systems and 1 million pounds of sheet metal inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture. read more. Commercial Plumbing Registered User

Builders Association Goes After Washington Energy Code : Green.

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Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla''s battery factory in Nevada, Washington''s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle

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Southeast Washington Bellevue Blog-Oct-2014 CenturyLink Monroe Seattle Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. New home for cloud platform development and innovation adds to year of significant CenturyLink Cloud milestones. CenturyLink Opens Cloud Development Center In Seattle appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla''s lithium battery plant near Reno. Comcast''s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia''s skyline. Plains U.S.

Resale Certificates For Washington State Construction Contractors

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For Help With Washington State Department Of Revenue Forms, Back Tax Issues Or For Help With Any Other Washington State Tax Issue Contact me: Sharie@FastEasyAccounting.com By Phone 206-361-3950. Washington State can be a bit tricky and you either need to know the rules or work with someone who does. Washington State Resale Certificates - Help contractors increase cash flow.

Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA

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Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, VA, creating 37 new jobs. Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Millennial Report: Winning Talent Through Workplace Strategies

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Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic California Contributed Columns District Of Columbia Executive Analysis Featured Post New Jersey Online Features Oregon Quality Of Life U.S. - Far West U.S. - Mid Atlantic Brooklyn Cushman & Wakefield Employment Millennials Portland Quality of Life Silicon Valley Site Selection washington

120-year-old UW Building Restored, Washington Convention Center Delays, MIT Concrete Study and More

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The University of Washington-Tacoma completed renovations on the historic McDonald-Smith Building, Washington’s dogged convention center project faces further delays, MIT study validates Seattle concrete association’s claims, and more

Do the laws of math apply in Washington?

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The recent news about the IRS has strangely, or maybe not so strangely, got me thinking about a high school algebra problem: if A=B and B=C, then does A=C? I’ll leave it to you to solve the problem and will give you until the end of this blog post to do so. Fairfax, who retired after the letter was written, was responding to a union inquiry. So what did you come up with when you did the math?

Brooke Greer Installed as the 2013 President MCAA of Metro Washington

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Brooke Greer was installed as the 2013 President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington (MCAMW) at their January dinner meeting. read more. Management