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

Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago

Business Facilities

Read: Conagra Building New Innovation Center In Chicago at BusinessFacilities.com. The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design will be a state-of-the-art snacking innovation center with up to 50 food designers and culinary staff.

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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 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

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.

[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.

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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. Chicago, IL 60604.

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

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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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.

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

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

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'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

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

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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 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.

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.

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

Chicago Auto Show 2014

Contractor Magazine

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.

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.

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

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

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

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. According to Built In Chicago, 143 companies raised more than $1.7

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.

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.

Chicago unveils online tool displaying construction, events

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

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.

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.

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.

The Real Deal names Chicago's top contractors

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

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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.

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 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

Uponor presents at Techweek Chicago

Contractor Magazine

A few weeks ago, I attended Techweek in Chicago. This week-long expo is for startups and Fortune 500 companies to showcase their newest products, insights, ideas and plans for the future.

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