Chicago readies $2B Red, Purple Line modernization

Construction Dive

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

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

Trending Sources

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

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

Business Facilities

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 makes major building code overhaul

BD+C

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.

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.

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.

Commercial Construction Best Practices: Why one Chicago Commercial Construction Firm Melted for These Cupcakes

Commercial Construction

In fact, Chicago cupcake restaurants and food trucks are popping up all over the place. However, the best Chicago cupcakes Englewood Construction ever had were the ones from our latest Chicago education construction job.

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.

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'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

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities

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 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

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

Business Facilities

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 Pneumatic 2.5 Portable Generator

Construction Equipment

The Chicago Pneumatic 2.5 The Chicago Pneumatic gasoline engine provides 6.4 features a 4.75-gallon fuel tank that can run continuously for 11 hours. At 120 or 240 volts, the generator produces a continuous output of 2,500 watts.

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

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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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.

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

Chicago Pneumatic 5.5 Portable Generator

Construction Equipment

Equipped with a 5.5-gallon fuel tank, the 12.8-horsepower Chicago Pneumatic 5.5 can run power continuously for 10 hours. At 120 or 240 volts, the generator produces a continuous output of 5,500 watts. The unit weighs 175 pounds and measures 27x21x21 inches

Chicago Pneumatic 7W Portable Generator

Construction Equipment

The largest portable generator in the Chicago Pneumatic lineup, the 12-horsepower 7W features a 6.6-gallon fuel tank and can run continuously for 8 hours.

Chicago Pneumatic 7W Portable Generator

Construction Equipment

The largest portable generator in the Chicago Pneumatic lineup, the 12-horsepower 7W features a 6.6-gallon fuel tank and can run continuously for 8 hours.

Chicago Pneumatic 5.5 Portable Generator

Construction Equipment

Equipped with a 5.5-gallon fuel tank, the 12.8-horsepower Chicago Pneumatic 5.5 can run power continuously for 10 hours. At 120 or 240 volts, the generator produces a continuous output of 5,500 watts. The unit weighs 175 pounds and measures 27x21x21 inches

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

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.

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.

Restoration of Chicago’s Union Station Great Hall completes

BD+C

Chicago’s Union Station Great Hall, originally designed in 1925, needed substantial repairs due to water leakage and deterioration due to flaws in the original design.

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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'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

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 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.

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 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

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

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

Business Facilities

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 Student Wellness Center at the University of Chicago begins construction

BD+C

The University of Chicago’s new Student Wellness Center at the Hyde Park campus, which will create a single, integrated facility for the university’s student health, counseling, and wellness resources, is now under construction