FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

Business Facilities Blog

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.

$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's Flexible, Transforming Theater Space

ENR Construction

All the world's a stage thanks to flexible seating towers at the Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

Outcome Health Creating 2,000 New Jobs In Chicago

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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

Musk Says ‘Chicago Express’ Tunnel Project Could Start Work in Months

ENR Construction

Technology guru Elon Musk beat three other companies for the right to negotiate with Chicago

Chicago Approves First Use of CLT, Don't Expect High-Rises Anytime Soon

ENR Construction

Chicago has its first CLT commercial building, but is still waiting on approval for high-rises

McDonald's Project Features Chicago's First Cross-Laminated Timbers

ENR Construction

Crews from general contractor Walter Daniels recently installed a cross-laminated timber deck for a 19,000-sq-ft McDonald’s restaurant in Chicago

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Business Facilities Blog

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.

Home2 Suites Chicago Hotel Tops Off Six Weeks Early

ENR Construction

The first urban high-rise Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel, located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, was recently topped off six weeks ahead of schedule by contractor Mortenson Construction

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.

Chicago Set to Replace Dam with Ripple Strips

Construction Equipment

Chicago Park District officials plan to demolish a 4-foot dam and replace it with ripple strips in order to improve river quality and enable fish to move upstream.

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

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 ?

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.

Workin' On Chicago's Southside Railroad Starts Next Spring

Construction Equipment

It takes about 30 hours for a freight train to make it through Chicago. Next March will bring a fix.

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

Tribune Tower Redevelopment Would Also Add Chicago's Second-Tallest Building

ENR Construction

Los Angeles-based CIM Group and Chicago's Golub & Co. unveiled plans this week for the redevelopment of Chicago's neo-Gothic Tribune Tower and the land surrounding it.

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 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 schools need $3B in repairs, opt for new construction and modernization

Construction Dive

Approximately 60% of Chicago's school budget has been used for new construction rather than critical maintenance, according to a National Public Radio affiliate

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.

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.

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

Chicago Railroad Makeover Starts Next Spring

Construction Equipment

It takes about 30 hours for a freight train to make it through Chicago. Chicago's rail transportation system is massive, impressive, unmatched anywhere else in the country, and suffering from a tangled spaghetti bowl of rail lines that require (video) eight rail lines to mingle, merging five lines into just two lines. Next March will bring a fix.

Midwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Chicago

ENR Construction

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

Chicago Architecture Center sets Aug. 31 as opening date

BD+C

The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) recently announced Aug. The new location, which will be called the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), will be established after the Foundation spent the previous 25 years located at the Railway Exchange Building at 224 S.

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

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.

Komatsu America Relocating HQ to Chicago

Construction Equipment

15 miles to new offices on Chicago's northwest side at Triangle Plaza on Bryn Mawr Avenue. Komatsu America is moving its headquarters in Rolling Meadows, Ill., The move will be completed by 2020.

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.

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.

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