James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities

Cement manufacturer James Hardie now has a place on the Chicago skyline with a new 68,000-square-foot U.S. The post James Hardie Industries Unveils New Chicago Headquarters appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Aligned Completes Chicago Hyperscale Data Center Campus

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Aligned Data Centers launched its Chicago Hyperscale data center campus as it broke ground on a second, adjacent facility.

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Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood

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Read: Discover Customer Care Center Coming To Chicago’s Chatham Neighborhood at BusinessFacilities.com. Discover will hire locally for nearly 1,000 new jobs, employ minority-owned businesses in the renovations and operation of the former Target store in the city's Chatham neighborhood.

Chicago Short $2.7B for Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

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

SOM redesigns Chicago’s State/Lake Station

BD+C

The City of Chicago, Chicago Department of Transportation, and Chicago Transit Authority have recently revealed preliminary designs for the State/Lake elevated station and Red Line Connection in downtown Chicago.

Chicago Pneumatic CPG 150, CPG 200

Construction Equipment

CPG 150 generator from Chicago Pneumatic Power Technique (CP) has been reengineered, and the GPG 200 is a new unit in the CPG lineup. The generators have John Deere 6068 Tier 4-F diesels, with the CPG 150 rated at 150 kVA/120 kW, and the CPG 200 at 200 kVA/160 kW.

Tall-Timber Building Expected in Chicago, 151 Years After the Great Fire

ENR Construction

Developer Sterling Bay plans to break ground on Chicago’s first tall-timber building since the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

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Chicago’s Old Post Office get new zip with massive $900 million renovation

BD+C

The Old Chicago Main Post Office, designed by the famed Chicago firm Graham, Anderson, Probst & White, is a one-of-a-kind building in the historic context of Chicago.

Salesforce Tower Chicago

ENR Construction

Salesforce Tower Chicago completes Wolf Point Plaza, one of the last remaining riverfront sites in downtown Chicago

Hines, MKA, Walsh Use Embodied Carbon Guide on Salesforce Tower Chicago

ENR Construction

The team behind Salesforce Tower Chicago delivered an overall 19% reduction in embodied carbon dellivering Chicago's newest office tower

Facebook building $800M Chicago-area data center

Construction Dive

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

Chicago’s first indoor track and field facility features a hydraulically banked track

BD+C

million Indoor Track & Field Facility at Gately Park has completed construction in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood A new $53.67

Chicago to Replace Lead Water Lines

Construction Equipment

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.

NFL's Chicago Bears Share Proposal for New Stadium, Mixed-use District

ENR Construction

The Chicago Bears say construction of a new stadium and attached district could support 48,000 construction jobs

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

Business Facilities

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

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.

Chicago Pneumatic CPG 625 Generator

Construction Equipment

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

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

[VIDEO] Chicago Co. Helps Riot-Rocked Businesses

Construction Equipment

A Chicago-based construction company has been working all across the city to help businesses during the challenging times in the city.

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Hines, MKA, Pepper Use Embodied Carbon Guide on Salesforce Tower Chicago

ENR Construction

The team behind Salesforce Tower Chicago delivered an overall 19% reduction in embodied carbon dellivering Chicago's newest office tower

Chicago Building Designed for Post Covid-19

Construction Equipment

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.

Company Tests Autonomous Truck on Chicago Tollway

Construction Equipment

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.

Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

Construction Dive

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

CareerBuilder’s Chicago HQ undergoes renovation

BD+C

The CareerBuilder HQ in Chicago occupies 75,000-sf across three and a half floors at 200 N LaSalle Drive. The renovation project turned the workspace into an open-plan concept that houses executive staff, administrative staff, and sales in an inclusive and non-hierarchical workplace

The University of Chicago Harris School at the Keller Center

BD+C

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 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.

Chicago’s Bank of America Tower completes, opens

BD+C

At 56 stories, Bank of America Tower is the tallest commercial building to be added to the Chicago skyline in the last 30 years. . Designed by Goettsch Partners, the 1,770,000-sf tower includes a stepped center core, which allows for a 45-foot lease span on each side.

Lendlease achieves net-zero carbon in Boston, Chicago multifamily portfolio

BD+C

Lendlease and its partner Aware Super, a superannuation fund, say the global real estate company’s multifamily portfolio in Boston and Chicago has been verified as “net zero carbon.”.

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 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.

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.

Austin United Alliance’s proposal selected for redevelopment of Chicago’s Austin-Laramie State Bank site

BD+C

The City of Chicago has selected Austin United Alliance’s proposal for the redevelopment of the Austin-Laramie State Bank site, which includes the historic Art Deco Laramie State Bank.

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 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. The unit weighs nearly 115 pounds and measures 23x17x19 inches.

New 80,000-sf coworking space completes in Chicago

BD+C

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

Sarah’s Circle supportive housing facility for women completes in Chicago

BD+C

Skender has recently completed construction on the Perkins+WIll-designed Sarah’s Circle, a six-story supportive housing facility for women in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.

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.

Federal Case Against Chicago Alderman Claims He Pressured Local Developer

ENR Construction

Chicago Ad. Ed Burke seeks to trade favors for his approval to reconstruct a landmark building

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. 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.

Chicago’s South Side to receive new Entrepreneurial and Community Hub

BD+C

Englewood Connect, an incubator for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, will expand upon recent neighborhood investments to create a local commerce and culinary ecosystem, greater connectivity and pedestrian access, and flexible public spaces.

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