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 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.

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One Central: Another megaproject proposal for Chicago

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The 34-acre development, which would see high-rises built on a platform over an existing rail yard, could take as long as 15 years to complete

Chicago's building code overhauled after 70 years

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The modernization brings the city in line with international standards and gives contractors more options for building materials and technologies

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

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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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Chicago's Flexible, Transforming Theater Space

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

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

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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

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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.

Commercial Construction Checklist on Beating the Next Chicago Blizzard

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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.

Chicago Pneumatic 2.5 Portable Generator

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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.

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.

What a Chicago 2016 Summer Olympics Means for Chicago’s Retail and Restaurant Construction Industry

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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 ?

One Chicago Square Approved, Chicago's 6th-Tallest Tower Reaches 'Supertall' Status

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The Chicago Plan Commission votes to approve a $700 million development that's planned to include the city’s sixth-tallest building

Studio Gang-Led Team Selected for Chicago's $8.5B O'Hare Revamp

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Chicago has chosen Studio ORD JV Partners' design for the $8.5-billion planned O'Hare International Airport expansion which includes a new 2.2-million-sq-ft global terminal and concourse

FTD Companies Relocating HQ To Chicago

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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.

Cook County General Hospital's $90-Million Redevelopment Saves a Chicago Icon

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As redevelopment plans fizzled, graffiti from squatters began to turn up inside the 1.2-million-sq-ft building once known as Chicago’s Ellis Island Until last year, Cook County General Hospital sat vacant for 17 years.

Related proposes $1B dual-tower project in Chicago

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The waterfront buildings planned for the former site of the defunct Chicago Spire could break ground next year

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

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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.

$665M secured for Chicago tower

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Clark Construction will build the $761 million office high-rise, which is scheduled for completion in late 2020

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 Pneumatic 5.5 Portable Generator

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

Landscape/Urban Development: Chicago Riverwalk

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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

What Wal-Mart in Pullman Means for Chicago Retail and Restaurant Construction … and My Heart

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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 Casino Construction: How to Deal the House a Winning Hand

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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.

Restoration of Chicago’s Union Station Great Hall completes

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Chicago’s Union Station Great Hall, originally designed in 1925, needed substantial repairs due to water leakage and deterioration due to flaws in the original design.

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Chicago's $5B-$6B Lincoln Yards still up in the air

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Developer Sterling Bay's mixed-use plan for the Chicago waterfront is on hold until locals' concerns about how the project will impact the area are addressed

3 Secrets to Serving Up Restaurant Construction Success from a Top Restaurant Contractor

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Earlier this month, the Englewood Construction team was honored to be recognized as one of the Best Restaurant Contractors in Chicago by Chicago Architects. Commercial Construction Restaurant Construction General Construction Chicago restaurant construction

Chicago Makes First Major Update to City's Building Code in 70 Years

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The City Council recently voted to adopt a major update to the Chicago Building Code, its first in 70 years, that will better align it with the International Code Council’s International Building Code

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 officials halt Obama library pending federal reviews

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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

Chicago rejects Related's $1B dual-tower proposal

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Alderman Brendan Reilly reportedly rejected the developer's plan after it failed to address constituent concerns about the project

Chicago council approves $6B Lincoln Yards, $7B The 78

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As a condition of city subsidies, Sterling Bay and Related must use 30% minority- and 10% woman-owned contractors on their respective mixed-use megaprojects

Development Revitalizes the Chicago River

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As Chicago’s attitude toward its river changes, Riverside Investment and Development has made living and working near it easier

Epiroc Absorbs Chicago Pneumatic Attachments

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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.

Chicago Retail Construction News and Trends – 2011 Updates

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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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