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

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

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

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

Nonprofit sues Chicago for details on city's Amazon HQ2 bid

Construction Dive

Chicago is one of 20 finalists in the running for the tech company's $5 billion second headquarters

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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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.

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.

Agreement to kick start feasibility study of Cleveland-Chicago hyperloop

Construction Dive

Hyperloops and other high-speed tube systems are gaining ground in the U.S., with several proposed routes and studies underway

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

Construction Delays Possible Due to Chicago Corpses

Construction Equipment

A new $70 million high school is in the works for the Dunning neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago. Construction is expected to be finished by the fall of 2019, with a school capacity of 1,200 students.

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 ?

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.

An Apple Campus for Chicago?

Construction Equipment

. . Metro mayors might get another use out of the presentations they prepared to court Amazon a few months ago because Apple announced Wednesday it intends to spend $350 billion in business and facilities development, and create 20,000 U.S.

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Chicago

ENR Construction

Transportation continues to fuel Chicago Market, HNTB's Mark Becherer says

Chicago Faucets

Constructor 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 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.

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 approves $700M mixed-use project, includes city's future 6th-tallest tower

Construction Dive

The project is expected to create between 1,500 and 2,000 construction jobs and its developer has promised to use 50% Chicago residents

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.

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's Historic Pullman Area On the Rise Again

Construction Equipment

has announced plans to build a 62 acre industrial park in the historic Pullman area 20 minutes south of the Loop in Chicago Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Chicago Transit Authority unveils details for $2.3B rail extension

Construction Dive

Despite financial and other obstacles, CTA officials said construction of 5.3-mile Red Line project could start in 2019

SOM reveals design for 'the Porch' office tower in Chicago

Construction Dive

The 20-story, 670,000 square-foot tower is just one of four buildings Sterling Bay plans to develop in the West Loop area

Nation's Largest Mass-Timber Office Building Slated for Chicago

Construction Equipment

Curbed Chicago reports Houston-based commercial real estate developer Hines is planning a six-story, 270,000-square-foot “mass timber” structure at 1017 W.

Chicago Launches Chemical Free Lawn Care Program

Green Industry Professionals

One Chicago park is joining the pesticide-free movement and turning to natural lawn care

Modified Plan Unveiled for Chicago's Sixth-Tallest Tower

ENR Construction

The Chicago Plan Commission on Jan. 18 approved a $700-million development that, as presented, would include the city’s sixth-tallest building

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.

New Developer Onboard for Chicago's Union Station Makeover

Construction Equipment

Chicago has one of the best passenger rail systems in the country and with the selection of Riverside Investment & Development to renovate the elderly station, riding the rails will become even better. The 1925 Beaux-Arts limestone station borders Chicago's Loop on the west side.

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Lend Lease Chicago Completes Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown

Construction Superintendent Magazine

CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Lend Lease Chicago office completed the construction of the Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown – The Loop, a brand new sustainable hotel located at 28 North Franklin, in the heart of Chicago, Illinois’ Downtown Loop Area. frontpage

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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One Chicago Square Promises Two Towers, One of Them 962 Feet Tall

ENR Construction

The recently unveiled One Chicago Square development promises an 85-foot-wide tower with an innovative basement. Approval still pending

Chicago Breaks Ground on New Elevated Running Path

Construction Equipment

Chicago, well known for another kind of 'L', broke ground last week on the new 312 RiverRun elevated pedestrian path, part of a network of running paths that wind through the city.

Blurring the lines: University of Chicago North Residential Commons


The new North Residential Commons on the University of Chicago campus is more than just a place for students to eat and sleep when they aren’t in class or studying.

43,000-sf Chicago Starbucks will be world’s largest


With the sheer ubiquity of Starbucks locations across the country, news that another is opening in Chicago along the Magnificent Mile may not sound too exciting. Starbucks, however, promises the Chicago Reserve Roastery will be a “one-of-a-kind coffee experience

Musk company bids for Chicago-O'Hare Airport express train

Construction Dive

Tesla-SpaceX founder may propose a version of the high-speed sled system he's sought for Los Angeles — but he's up against heavy-hitter bidders like Kiewit, Amtrak and Mott MacDonald

Chicago suburb plans 80-acre mixed-use entertainment district

Construction Dive

Niles' mayor is advocating for the project, which he says will help turn the town into a destination rather than a pass-through community. It's a strategy being employed by cities nationwide