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.

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.


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SOM redesigns Chicago’s State/Lake Station


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 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

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 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.

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


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.

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


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

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

Backyard Pool Sales Are Exploding, in Chicago

Pro Builder

Backyard Pool Sales Are Exploding, in Chicago. Before 2020, private pools weren’t only relatively uncommon around Chicago, but often detracted from the overall value of homes there, says Jane Lee, a real-estate agent in Lake County, Ill. . mbeirne. Tue, 08/31/2021 - 10:50.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Chicago Transit Untangles a Traffic Knot

ENR Construction

The largest project in Chicago Transit Authority history brings a modern aesthetic to the north side and creates a bridge over a traffic choke point that's frustrated riders for decades

Feds: Chicago Alderman Pressured Developer of $800M Restoration Project

ENR Construction

Chicago alderman allegedly sought favors from developer in return for his approval of landmark building rehabilitation project

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

[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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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.

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.

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

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


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.”.

Chicago Construction Tech Community Checks Out Latest Startups at BuiltWorlds Summit

ENR Construction

1, for demo day of the BuiltWorlds Summit 2021 at Chicago's Westin River North Product demos by startups, networking and venture capital panels brought back a familiar, if masked, sense of collegiality Sept.

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.

Best Interior/Tenant Improvement: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago

ENR Construction

Where coffee meets Willy Wonka is what Starbucks fans will find at its Chicago Reserve Roastery on Michigan Avenue, in a renovation that turned the 43,000-sq-ft space into a retail experience as much as a coffee outlet and cafe

Drill Rig Collapses at Chicago Transit Authority Red/Purple Line Site, No Injuries Reported

ENR Construction

A 100-ton hydraulic drill rig tipped over onto the street at the site of the Chicago Transit Authority's $2.1-billion Red/Purple line project. No injuries were reported and the cause of the incident is being investigated

Chicago’s Bank of America Tower completes, opens


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.

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


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.

CareerBuilder’s Chicago HQ undergoes renovation


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


Extreme sustainability was the chief goal for the reconstruction of Edward Durrell Stone’s Kellogg Center for Continuing Education at the University of Chicago.

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.

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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

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 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. Today both 1871 and Chicago’s tech scene are growing so I want to thank these companies for committing to adding jobs and supporting the incubator where some of them started out,” said Emanuel. According to Built In Chicago, 143 companies raised more than $1.7

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 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. Here are some of the trucks and vans featured at the Chicago Auto Show. read more. Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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. Whether you’re budgeting a new restaurant construction job, or hiring the best Chicago retail construction firm you can, always keep safety and integrity top of mind because you never know who might be making you cupcakes.

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


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.