Fluor-Walsh JV wins $2B Chicago train modernization project

Construction Dive

The Chicago Transit Authority's Phase One Red and Purple Line Modernization will be the largest capital project in authority history

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

Business Facilities Blog

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Great Lakes Blog-Oct-2014 Brookings Institution Chicago Exports Global Cities Initiative JPMorgan Chase Metro Chicago Exports Small Business Initiatives

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Chicago's Flexible, Transforming Theater Space

ENR Construction

All the world's a stage thanks to flexible seating towers at the Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

Business Facilities Blog

Outcome Health is planning to add 2,000 new employees over the next five years at its new 392,000-square-foot Chicago location, Outcome Tower. The Chicago-based company’s growth is helping drive the city’s emergence as a national hub for the health-tech sector.

June 20 Trip to Chicago

Collaborative Construction

I''ll be in Chicago next Friday for a series of events. I plan on heading to the city of Chicago for two additional events. First, I will be presenting at FitzGerald Architects'' office at 912 W Lake Street , Chicago IL 60607 from 3:00 p.m. Chicago, IL 60604.

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

Business Facilities Blog

The global floral company’s headquarters relocation to Chicago is part its new strategic growth plan. Read: FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago at BusinessFacilities.com.

Related proposes $1B dual-tower project in Chicago

Construction Dive

The waterfront buildings planned for the former site of the defunct Chicago Spire could break ground next year

$665M secured for Chicago tower

Construction Dive

Clark Construction will build the $761 million office high-rise, which is scheduled for completion in late 2020

Chicago's $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

Construction Dive

Developer Sterling Bay's mixed-use plan for the Chicago waterfront is on hold until locals' concerns about how the project will impact the area are addressed

Commercial Construction Checklist on Beating the Next Chicago Blizzard

Commercial Construction

The Chicago blizzard of 2011 is a story we’ll be talking about for generations. 3, 2011, that didn’t mean the best Chicago contractors weren’t working. Englewood Construction is an expert in winter condition commercial construction practices.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Chicago Construction Law Blog

Collaborative Construction

Chicago Construction Law Blog. Jim McConnell out of Chicago, who owns Construction Law Services, LLC and blogs at the Chicago Construction Law Blog has an interesting series of posts today dealing with several failed projects in which surety companies and owners are scrambling to replace contractors who have defaulted on bonded projects. Chicago Construction Law Blog. Chicago Construction Law Blog. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities Blog

Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp. Read: Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters.

Chicago Councilman Accused of Shakedown in Burger King Remodel

ENR Construction

3 charged the chairman of Chicago’s powerful finance committee with one count of extortion Federal prosecutors on Jan.

What a Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Means for Chicago’s Retail and Restaurant Construction Industry

Commercial Construction

There’s no doubt that local businesses will have much to celebrate if on October 2, 2009, Chicago wins the 2016 Summer Olympics bid. But just how would Chicago hosting the Olympics affect the city’s restaurant and retail construction activity ?

Chicago Celebrates Technology Startup Hub Expansion, 700 New Tech Jobs

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

More than 700 new jobs have been created by 16 tech companies in Chicago recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced as he helped open the newly-completed expansion space at 1871 , the city’s first-of-its-kind digital startup hub. According to Built In Chicago, 143 companies raised more than $1.7

One Chicago Square Approved, Chicago's 6th-Tallest Tower Reaches 'Supertall' Status

ENR Construction

The Chicago Plan Commission votes to approve a $700 million development that's planned to include the city’s sixth-tallest building

Landscape/Urban Development: Chicago Riverwalk

ENR Construction

Once a meandering marshy stream, then a polluted eyesore, the Chicago River is now a major hub of recreation, education and economic development thanks to a promenade providing a pedestrian connection between Lake Michigan and the confluence of the river’s north and south branches

Chicago officials halt Obama library pending federal reviews

Construction Dive

The Chicago Department of Transportation will not issue a utilities relocation permit for the future Obama Presidential Center until the project receives the necessary environmental and historic preservation approvals

Chicago rejects Related's $1B dual-tower proposal

Construction Dive

Alderman Brendan Reilly reportedly rejected the developer's plan after it failed to address constituent concerns about the project

What Wal-Mart in Pullman Means for Chicago Retail and Restaurant Construction … and My Heart

Commercial Construction

The recent Chicago City Council approval of a second Wal-Mart in the city limits is excellent news for Chicago’s commercial construction industry. All in all, Chicago general commercial construction contractors should see an uptick in work.

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Fluor, Walsh JV to Build Chicago CTA Project

Construction Equipment

and Walsh Construction have formed a joint venture to design and build Phase One of the Red and Purple Line Modernization Program for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). The team will design and build new elevated tracks along a 1.9-mile section in Chicago including new bridges

$900M phase of Union Station redevelopment in Chicago would create 5K+ construction jobs

Construction Dive

Chicago's city council on Wednesday will vote on this piece of the overall $1.5 billion redevelopment of the historic train station, which includes a 1.5 million-square-foot, 50-story office tower and public park

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Epiroc Absorbs Chicago Pneumatic Attachments

Construction Equipment

Chicago Pneumatic hydraulic excavator attachments have joined the Epiroc product lineup. It now offers all the hydraulic attachments previously marketed under the brand names of Atlas Copco and Chicago Pneumatic.

3 Secrets to Serving Up Restaurant Construction Success from a Top Restaurant Contractor

Commercial Construction

Earlier this month, the Englewood Construction team was honored to be recognized as one of the Best Restaurant Contractors in Chicago by Chicago Architects. Commercial Construction Restaurant Construction General Construction Chicago restaurant construction

Chicago Casino Construction: How to Deal the House a Winning Hand

Commercial Construction

The pending downtown Chicago casino will involve a different set of construction challenges than the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines (shown here). In Chicago commercial construction news , everyone knows the big buzz right now is on the pending Chicago casino.

Chicago’s newest library branch preserves the old and ushers in the new

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Yesterday, the city of Chicago inaugurated its Public Library’s 81 st branch, a 16,500-sf adaptive reuse of a two-story building in the Windy City’s West Loop neighborhood, which itself is being transformed into a live-work-play community.

Collaborative Construction Blog: AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM

Collaborative Construction

AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM. Randy Deutsch is presenting at an AIA Chicago event tomorrow. All you folks in Chicago need to attend if you can. AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Gogo To Relocate Headquarters And Expand In Chicago, IL

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Gogo, an in-flight connectivity company, will move its corporate headquarters and commercial aviation business to Chicago, IL. In Chicago, Gogo will be joining a flourishing technology community in a city that is home to more than 1,500 digital technology companies.

Development Revitalizes the Chicago River

ENR Construction

As Chicago’s attitude toward its river changes, Riverside Investment and Development has made living and working near it easier

Chicago Retail Construction News and Trends – 2011 Updates

Commercial Construction

Now that spring is officially here, I wanted to reflect on the Chicago retail construction trends and news we’ve seen so far in 2011. The bad news is the number of Chicago general contractors bidding on jobs has increased. Chicago Suburban Shopping Centers.

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Chicago Faucets

Contractor Magazine

When Chicago Faucets began, Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States, the Wright brothers had yet to fly, and the ravages of World War I were still 13 years away. Chicago Faucets products are manufactured to the highest standards at three facilities located in the heart of America – including one of the last remaining commercial faucet foundries in the United States.

Tribune Tower Redevelopment Would Also Add Chicago's Second-Tallest Building

ENR Construction

Los Angeles-based CIM Group and Chicago's Golub & Co. unveiled plans this week for the redevelopment of Chicago's neo-Gothic Tribune Tower and the land surrounding it.

Musk Says ‘Chicago Express’ Tunnel Project Could Start Work in Months

ENR Construction

Technology guru Elon Musk beat three other companies for the right to negotiate with Chicago

McDonald's Project Features Chicago's First Cross-Laminated Timbers

ENR Construction

Crews from general contractor Walter Daniels recently installed a cross-laminated timber deck for a 19,000-sq-ft McDonald’s restaurant in Chicago

VIDEO: Chicago Demolition Firm Uses Barge, not Trucks, to Transport Waste

Construction Equipment

Heneghan Wrecking tore down the Morton Salt building on Chicago’s Wacker Drive earlier this year. Patrick Heneghan, the company’s president, credited the use of barges on the Chicago River, as a key

Great Trip to Chicago And Headed to Toledo Tomorrow

Collaborative Construction

Had a great trip to Chicago last week to present at the Revit Technology Conference North America where I ran into a number of great contacts including Susan Brattberg @globaletraining and Allan Partridge @NextArchtectur both out of Canada.

Chicago Approves First Use of CLT, Don't Expect High-Rises Anytime Soon

ENR Construction

Chicago has its first CLT commercial building, but is still waiting on approval for high-rises

Soccer stadium, Live Nation nixed from Chicago's Lincoln Yards proposal

Construction Dive

The city's 2nd Ward alderman won't approve Sterling Bay's vision, forcing the developer to revise and resubmit its plan as part of an ongoing process that could take "years, if not decades" to refine

Skender plans Chicago modular manufacturing facility

Construction Dive

The contractor-turned-modular builder said the plant will help merge design, manufacturing and construction into one process and shave up to 40% off schedule and 20% off costs

Method Opens First U.S. Factory, Chicago’s South Side Soapbox

Business Facilities Blog

Factory, Chicago’s South Side Soapbox appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Great Lakes Alternative Energy Blog-May-2015 Chicago Gotham Greens LEED Method Products William McDonoughBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. The "South Side Soapbox" is designed to benefit the surrounding environment, community and businesses. Method Opens First U.S.