[VIDEO] 1 Killed, 6 Injured in Dallas Crane Collapse

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One person was killed whena crane collapsed onto a downtown Dallas apartment building on Sunday afternoon as severe storms hit the area. Six people were also taken to local hospitals, with two people in critical condition, two seriously injured, and one with a minor injury.

Dallas crane collapse kills one, injures several others

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The crane, owned and operated by Bigge Crane and Rigging, was toppled by wind gusts of up to 70 mph, according to NBC 5 DFW

Dallas architects recognized at 2016 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards


The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Dallas) has selected four projects to receive 2016 Built Design Honor Awards, the highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in built projects by Dallas architects.

Green Building is Now the Law in Dallas

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Dallas has now accepted the first building permit applications under its green building ordinance. Dallas is one of the first major cities in the nation to implement comprehensive mandatory green building standards for both all new residential and commercial construction.

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Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

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Read: Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors California Colorado Development Indicators Featured Florida Georgia North Carolina Oregon South Carolina Surveys & Research Tennessee Texas Utah Washington best-performing cities Capital Investment Dallas Economic Development Employment Milken Institute Provo Raleigh Site Selection Survey

Omnitracs Opens Its New HQ In Downtown Dallas, TX

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The company relocated from San Diego to downtown Dallas into a space designed by BOKA Powell. Omnitracs Opens Its New HQ In Downtown Dallas, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Blog-March-2015 Dallas San Diego Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs

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McKesson Corporation will consolidate and expand its operations in the Dallas metro area and open a new regional office in Irving, TX. McKesson Expanding In Dallas, Creating 975 Jobs.

[VIDEO] Team Responsible for Dallas Crane Collapse Cited 17 Times in Past Decade

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the owner of the crane that collapsed in Dallas on Sunday, with 17 safety violations, according to a report on CBS Local. Over the past decade, OSHA has cited the Bigge Crane and Rigging Co.,


Dallas Couple Builds Luxurious Shipping Container Home

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Matt and Barbara Mooney of Dallas, TX worked with local firm M Gooden Design to create their 3,700-square-foot dream home using 14 40-foot long recycled shipping containers as the main building blocks.

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Multifamily Pro Connect kicks off in Dallas


On behalf of Building Design + Construction , Multifamily Design + Construction , and Professional Builder , Multifamily Pro Connect is officially underway in Dallas.

Signature Systems Group Relocating Headquarters To Dallas, TX

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Signature Systems Group Relocating Headquarters To Dallas, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Blog-Nov-2014 Dallas New York City Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Art-focused hotel will be the first to open in the Dallas Arts District


HALL Arts Hotel will become the first hotel to open in the Dallas Arts District, the country’s largest contiguous urban arts district, when it opens to the public in fall 2019

Update: Company Involved in Dallas Crane Collapse Blames 'Extreme Local Wind' in Statement

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Bigge Crane and Rigging, the owner of the crane that fell onto a Dallas apartment, released a new statement today blaming “extreme local wind” for the accident. In the statement, the company said that Bigge owns the crane in question, and that it was leased to Greystar Development and Construction

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

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Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas originally appeared on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Building a high resolution videoboard at Panasonic’s new engineering and fabrication center in metro Dallas.

Fluor-Balfour Beatty JV wins $1.7B Dallas highway contract

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The Pegasus Link Constructors JV beat out two other teams to win the 11-mile I-635 widening and reconstruction project

Major contracts awarded for $1.1B Dallas light-rail

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City transit officials awarded a design-build contract to the JV of Archer Western and Herzog Contracting Corp. for construction of a 26-mile east-west line

Mall demo paves way for $1B Dallas development

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The 23-acre Park Heritage project will redevelop a portion of the Valley View Mall with high-rise offices, residences and retail space

Historic Corrigan Tower in Dallas becomes 1900 Pacific Residences


Hedrick and constructed starting in 1952, provided rentable office space on Elm Street in downtown Dallas. For many years, Corrigan Tower, originally designed in 1950 by architect Wyatt C.

Perkins+Will designs new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for Children’s Health in Dallas


Children’s Health’s new 30,000 sf Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Dallas, Texas was designed by Perkins+Will to improve the experience of the families spending time within it to make a difficult situation easier

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Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Dallas

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Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Dallas area

Questions About Wind as Dallas Crane Mishap Claims a Life

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A stormy Sunday afternoon in Dallas with gusts of 70 mph or higher. A tower crane tied to a new apartment building frame tumbles, smashing a completed parking structure behind it

QTS Completes Phase I Construction Of Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center

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QTS Completes Phase I Construction Of Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest Utilities Blog-Dec-2015 Dallas Fort Worth QTS Realty Trust Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Caruth Home in Dallas Boasts LEED Gold Features, Blends Seamlessly With Nature

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Architect Tom Reisenbichler has designed this gorgeous Caruth Boulevard home located in Dallas, Texas. Modern architecture caruth boulevard dallas texas leed gold tom reisenbichler

Dallas nonresidential construction activity dropped 44% year over year in August

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The slower pace of the nonresidential construction market has pushed total construction activity in the Dallas-Fort Worth market down 7% so far this year

Top 500 Sourcebook: Big Doin's in Big Dallas on I-635 Upgrade

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The Interstate 635 LBJ Freeway in Dallas is set to undergo a $1.7- billion upgrade to improve capacity, safety and operational efficiency in a corridor that currently handles more than 200,000 vehicles per day

ABM acquires Dallas-based Mechanical Solutions, Inc.

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a provider of HVAC services, plumbing and building automation in the Dallas, TX area. ABM announced that its ABM Technical Solutions group has acquired Mechanical Solutions, Inc., read more. Management

E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

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CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms. Read: E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018 at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Chicago, Houston, and Dallas deemed ‘most dangerous cities for migratory birds’


The top three most dangerous cities for bird collisions—Chicago, Houston, and Dallas—are located within the heart of North America’s most trafficked aerial corridors, according a new Cornell study. Collisions with buildings kill an estimated 600 million birds in the U.S.

Perkins+Will-designed, STEM-focused elementary school opens in Dallas


The new Katherine Johnson technology Magnet Academy (KJTMA) was designed with an emphasis on technology, STEM, and outdoor learning. The school provides learning opportunities focused on robotics, coding, science, digital art, and music for 900 kindergarten through fifth grade students each year

Dallas Airport CEO Shaped Vision for Carbon Neutrality

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Creating the vision that led to Dallas-Fort Worth’s status as the first carbon-neutral North American airport

Renovation: Best Project: First Presbyterian Church of Dallas Sanctuary Renovation

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In restoring the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas to its 1912 Greek Revival design, details were everything

PCL Construction Opens Dallas Office

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DALLAS, Texas -- The PCL family of companies is expanding with the opening of a new Water Infrastructure Group office in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas office will target the growing number of projects aimed at producing enough clean drinking water for state residents. frontpage

Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas

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Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Texas Transportation & Infrastructure Utilities corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Dallas Dallas/Ft. The move to McKinney, TX will enhance corporate support for the transformer services company’s eight locations and 450 employees. Read: Emerald Transformer Relocates Headquarters To Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Balfour Beatty Uses Top-Down Method to Drive Dallas High-Rise Schedule

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The top-down construction method is relatively new to the Dallas market

Dallas-Fort Worth No. 2 in construction starts

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From January to May 2018, the value of the Texas region's new projects totaled $8.8 billion, behind New York City metro area's $15 billion

$1.5B set to expand mixed-used project in Dallas suburb

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Developer and commercial real estate agency Bright Realty broke ground this week on a new mixed-use, "urban core" project at its continually growing Castle Hills development in Lewisville, Texas

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Dallas Passes Mandatory Breaks For Construction Workers

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An ordinance passed by the Dallas city council mandates that construction workers take a 10-minute break for every four hours worked, reports NBCFDW. Neither the federal Fair Labor Standards Act nor Texas law requires employers to give their employees breaks. Breaks are considered to be an optional employee benefit, according to FLSA

Dallas Business Journal, BBB name TDIndustries ethics winner

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The awards are presented to North Texas organizations that are evaluated on the integrity and ethics behind their business dealings

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Dallas

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Fort Worth area

Code amendment in Dallas would limit building exterior reflectivity


The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment would limit a building’s exterior reflectivity of “visible light” to 15%.