Chicago Short $2.7B for Infrastructure

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Chicago needs $4.4 billion over the next five years to put its streets, bridges, and vehicles on a maintenance-and-replacement cycle, but has funding for only $1.7 billion. During a virtual meeting of the City Council’s Committee on Capital and Economic Development, Budget Director Susie Par

Chicago readies $2B Red, Purple Line modernization

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Construction on the Chicago Transit Authority's largest capital project ever should begin later this year

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

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Read: Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Food Processing Illinois Research & Development Workforce Development Chicago Conagra corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) food design food industry Merchandise Mart R&D research and development snacks The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design

Facebook building $800M Chicago-area data center

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During peak activity, the project, with Mortenson as its general contractor, will employ 1,200 construction workers

Chicago to Replace Lead Water Lines

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City officials are finalizing a plan to replace the lead service lines responsible for contaminating the tap water in thousands of Chicago homes, Department of Water Management Commissioner Randy Conner told alderman on Tuesday.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Chicago Construction Law Blog

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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.

Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

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The $26 million Fulton East is the first in what experts say will be a trend of projects designed to maximize tenants' health and social distancing

Chicago Building Designed for Post Covid-19

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A newly-constructed building in Chicago, Fulton East, is among the first commercial buildings specifically designed for a post Covid-19 world. According to an article in Forbes the 12-story, 90,000-square-foot office and retail building was originally set to open late summer 2020. However, with

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

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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 Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Despite high exporting volume, only 6% of the region’s small and mid-size firms currently export and, on average, less than half of those firms export to more than one market.

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Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

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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 Faucets

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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.

Chicago's building code overhauled after 70 years

Construction Dive

The modernization brings the city in line with international standards and gives contractors more options for building materials and technologies

[VIDEO] Chicago Co. Helps Riot-Rocked Businesses

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A Chicago-based construction company has been working all across the city to help businesses during the challenging times in the city. Chiquita Hull, owner of OW2 Construction and Design, told ABC 7 she was “crushed” when she saw the destruction that was caused in some of Chicago’s most vulnerable

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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. Following that event I will participate in a membership drive for the BIM & IPD LinkedIn Group hosted by HOK at their downtown office located at 60 E Van Buren Street, Chicago IL 60605 from 5:30 p.m. Chicago, IL 60604.

Chicago Pneumatic CPG 625 Generator

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Chicago Pneumatic generator model CPG 625 is the largest in the lineup, 625 kVA prime power. It has a 724-horsepower Volvo Penta Tier 4-F engine that uses SCR for exhaust aftertreatment. The generator has an AREP alternator excitation system that provides 300 percent overcurrent starting

Best Project Small Projects: Chicago Riverwalk Esplanades

ENR Construction

A compressed schedule, unknown river conditions and a polar vortex complicated the on-time delivery of this public park

Chicago Debt Document Says $8.5B O'Hare Revamp May Be Delayed

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An document filed by Chicago says the $8.5-billion revamp of O'Hare International Airport may be delayed as airline revenue, a key funding source, has been decimated by the pandemic, but the Chicago Dept.

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Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

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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. Outcome Health | © Gensler Chicago. “And in turn Chicago is providing companies with the talent, transportation and technology they need to grow and thrive for years to come.”

Collaborative Construction Blog: AIA Chicago Supporting IPD & BIM

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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.

5-Year, $3.7-Billion Chicago Capital Projects Plan Clears Finance Committee, Headed for Council Vote

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The city of Chicago's new five-year capital plan calls for road, sewer and Lake Michigan and Chicago river work, but requires $1.4 billion in new borrowing for the first two years alone

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One Central: Another megaproject proposal for Chicago

Construction Dive

The 34-acre development, which would see high-rises built on a platform over an existing rail yard, could take as long as 15 years to complete

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

Company Tests Autonomous Truck on Chicago Tollway

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An Illinois-based AI company called Autobon AI is testing a Peterbilt 18-wheeler retrofitted for autonomous driving on the Jane Addams Tollway (I-90) in suburban Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reports. The truck will have a driver behind the wheel at all times. The driver still has the full control

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

Chicago Auto Show 2014

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This year marks the 106th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. Here are some of the trucks and vans featured at the Chicago Auto Show. read more. Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Chicago makes major building code overhaul

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Chicago recently announced a “comprehensive” overhaul to local building codes. It had been 70 years since the last wholesale revamp of the city’s codes. The city has adopted the International Building Code’s (IBC) terminology and classification systems. The new code will include: · Provisions for modern materials. Update sprinkler requirements to increase safety and encourage development

The Real Deal names Chicago's top contractors

Construction Dive

A new analysis found that Power Construction pulled permits for more than twice the square footage of runner-up Clark Construction

The University of Chicago Harris School at the Keller Center

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Extreme sustainability was the chief goal for the reconstruction of Edward Durrell Stone’s Kellogg Center for Continuing Education at the University of Chicago.

Chicago unveils online tool displaying construction, events

Construction Dive

ChiStreetWork, which uses the Google Maps platform, keeps users up to date on infrastructure upgrades, active jobsites and more

$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

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

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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. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Illinois Retail corporate expansion florist FTD headquarters relocation Site Selection

Chicago Celebrates Technology Startup Hub Expansion, 700 New Tech Jobs

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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. Today both 1871 and Chicago’s tech scene are growing so I want to thank these companies for committing to adding jobs and supporting the incubator where some of them started out,” said Emanuel. According to Built In Chicago, 143 companies raised more than $1.7

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

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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.

New 80,000-sf coworking space completes in Chicago

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Spaces, an IWG-company that owns and operates creative, flexible workspaces, has recently opened its third Chicago location in a former Sports Authority building at LaSalle and Ontario

The Weekly show: Decarbonizing Chicago, re-evaluating delayed projects, and the future of the jobsite

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A five-point plan for decarbonizing Chicago. • This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors spoke with leaders from Balfour Beatty, Farr Associates, and Graycor on three important topics: . • Re-evaluating delayed capital projects. • The future of the construction jobsite.

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No Estimate Yet for Chicago Looting Damage As Downtown Access Remains Limited

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Transportation in and out of downtown Chicago will be restricted during overnight hours to residents and workers only

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

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

Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation

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A great logistics network and a world-class education system enable the Land of Lincoln to generate the fifth-highest GDP among states. Read: Illinois: The Intersection Of Talent And Innovation at BusinessFacilities.com.

Epiroc Absorbs Chicago Pneumatic Attachments

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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. The former Chicago Pneumatic hydraulic attachments that Epiroc has added include The Epiroc RX breakers, RC compactors, and CG contractor grapples will be supported from Epiroc’s dedicated hydraulic attachments organization.