Most DC Tech Workers Would Quit For A Job At Amazon

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In a tight labor market, Washington, DC area employers might have to up their games to hang on to their valued employees before Amazon HQ2 arrives. Read: Most DC Tech Workers Would Quit For A Job At Amazon at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Headquarters District Of Columbia Featured Surveys & Research Virginia Workforce Development Amazon Eagle Hill Consulting employee retention employees headquarters HQ2 labor market research Survey tech workers Washington DC workforce

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Cracks present more woes for DC's $5.8B Silver Line

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Faulty concrete panels, rail ties and now support pedestals have delayed the Clark-Kiewit-led Washington, D.C., Metrorail expansion by more than a year

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Washington, D.C.’s first modular apartment building breaks ground

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Modo, the first modular apartment building in Washington, D.C. has begun construction. In a period of only eight days 44 custom designed modular boxes shipped from Pennsylvania were lifted into place by crane to create 16 of Modo’s 17 three-bedroom apartments.

Gilbane Development team breaks ground on Livingston Place at Southern Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C.

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D.C. Housing Market Continues to Boom

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Washington, D.C. Housing Market Continues to Boom. cbroderick. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 09:28. was gearing up for a booming spring selling season before the pandemic hit. Back in March, prices were already increasing and homes were sold in under two weeks, according to the Washington Post.

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DC attorney general orders Power Design to pay $2.75M in wage theft case

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million to Washington, D.C., Nearly two years after the complaint was filed, the electrical contractor will have to shell out $879,000 to workers and $1.8 for failing to pay the minimum wage, benefits and taxes

Washington D.C. Launches New Infrastructure Academy

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In 2016, less than half of the available infrastructure job positions in Washington D.C. To better fill the District's need for trained workers with infrastructure skills, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the D.C. were filled (2,500 job openings with only 1,246 hires), even with an average hourly rate of $48. Infrastructure Academy last week to provide hands-on training and experience to area residents

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Researchers: DC most likely pick for $5B Amazon HQ2

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Hamilton Place Strategies compared Washington, D.C., with other cities on Amazon's HQ2 short list and found it has above-average scores for various Amazon criteria

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Washington D.C. to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032

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Washington, D.C.’s The Clean Energy D.C. Federal buildings will have to follow the stricter energy efficiency standards that the new law will bring for all existing D.C. s city council voted to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032, one of the nation’s most ambitious green energy goals to date. Omnibus Act of 2018 also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation.

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BIMStorm @ Ecobuild in D.C.

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I've been invited to speak at the Ecobuild Conference in Washington, D.C. If you live near D.C. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! which will be held December 6 - 10. this is a great event to attend. You will meet dozens of interesting and influential people and be exposed to a variety of innovative new ideas.

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First Steel Arch Segment Installed for New Washington D.C. Bridge

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First Steel Arch Segment Set on New Washington, D.C., Bridge

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Green Building Code Proposed in Washington DC is a National Model

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The Mayor will submit the codes to the DC Council for adoption. The new Green Code is significant, not only for those constructing or renovating buildings within DC, but because it portends a new green regulatory scheme that may well be a national model. DC is proposing to adopt its first Green Construction Code, which would be mandatory for all commercial projects greater than 10,000 square feet and all multi-family residential construction four stories or larger.

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D.C.’s new 3-in-1 entertainment and sports arena

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Washington, D.C.’s s new 142,000-sf, $65-million entertainment and sports arena combines an NBA training facility with a 4,200-seat public arena to create a building that is the first of its kind, according to project architects Rossetti and Michael Marshall Design

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Clark rebuilds century-old DC tunnel victoriously despite pitfalls

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Using progressive design-build, Clark Construction demolished an urban underpass and rebuilt two in its place for CSX rail — without halting train traffic or getting tripped up by strenuous environmental reviews

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Construction Employment Increases in 41 States, D.C. Year-Over-Year

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The post Construction Employment Increases in 41 States, D.C. Forty-one states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2018 and October 2019, while construction employment increased in 28 states from September to October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data.

Foster + Partners converts historic D.C. library into an Apple store

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Some may view the conversion of a historic Washington, D.C. library into an Apple store as a sign of the end of times; exchanging knowledge for shiny new Apple products. But in reality, it isn’t quite that bad

Clark-Kiewit's DC Silver Line phase 2 remains in flux

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Metro officials reportedly have concerns about the quality of the tracks that the joint venture general contractor Capital Rail Constructors has built so far

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Construction Employment Increases in 40 States & D.C.

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Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C. between March and April, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by AGC. AGC officials said that even as construction employment continues to expand, workforce shortages and infrastructure funding challenges threaten future growth. California added more new construction jobs (42,600 jobs, 6.4

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Many DC projects don't comply with local hiring mandate

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Despite an audit revealing that Washington, D.C.'s 's First Source mandate is often not adhered to, the district's Department of Employment Services has issued only one fine during the history of the program

Pipeline from Marcellus Shale to DC?

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Pipeline to DC? Not sure if this will come to pass at current prices for natural gas, but it shows the potential for the energy sector to produce good paying jobs and to lower the cost of energy for millions. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L.

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TOPPING OUT CELEBRATED IN DC

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The PC Construction team associated with the Main Process Train project in Washington, DC had much to celebrate. Continue Reading. All Design-Build Projects Water Treatment Construction

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Washington, D.C. is first LEED Platinum city in the world

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Washington, D.C. Today, 65% of D.C. neighborhoods are walkable, 58% of commuter trips are by bike, walking, or public transit, and the D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world by the U.S. Green Building Council last month. government is 100% powered by renewable energy. is also on track to derive at least one-half of its electricity from renewable resources by 2032

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105,000-sf vertical mass timber expansion will cap D.C.’s 80 M Street

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80 M Street, a 286,000-sf office building in Washington, D.C.’s The project will become the first commercial office building in D.C. s Capitol Riverfront district, is set to receive a 105,000-sf mass timber vertical expansion. to feature mass timber new construction. The building will use a composite wood product engineered from hardwood grown in the Pacific Northwest.

DC Metro Extension’s Precast Supplier Banned from Federal Contracts

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The contractor responsible for manufacturing defective concrete panels for the Silver Line Metro extension in northern Virginia was banned from bidding federal transportation projects for three years

Washington, DC's $1.3B of medical construction led US

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The most populated 25 U.S. metros saw a total of $15.7 billion of activity in the healthcare sector last year

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Designing a D.C. Gateway

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Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge replacement is a product of focused aesthetics goals

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Guardian SunGuard® Coated Glass Helps Metro D.C. Reach New Heights

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Architects at Beyer Blinder Belle created an iconic wayfinder and an important gathering place in Metro D.C. Rosslyn Central Place sets a new standard for sophisticated living in a burgeoning Arlington neighborhood. Guardian SunGuard® low-E coated glass helped make it possible with attractive aesthetics and energy-saving performance

D.C. Library System?s Crown Jewel Revamped

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Key milestone achieved in $211-million modernization amid the coronavirus pandemic

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D.C. local worker requirement not being met

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A recent audit of Washington, D.C.’s s First Source mandate that requires local workers be given employment preference on construction projects funded with tax dollars shows that the requirement is not being met

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters - vegetative roof assembly, Washington, D.C.

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million square foot headquarters located in Washington D.C.Driven by Federally-mandated sustainable requirements, a 300,000 plus square-foot Vegetative Roof Assembly (VRA) was incorporated into the architectural design for the U.S. Coast Guard’s 11-level, 1.2

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DC Attorney General alleges electrical contractor misclassified 535 workers

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The lawsuit seeks monetary and injunctive relief for the employees and recovery of penalties to the District of Columbia, which could be up to $5,000 per misclassified worker

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

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The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States, D.C. September 2018-September 2019

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The post Construction Employment Increases in 39 States, D.C. Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September 2018 and September 2019, while construction employment increased in 28 states from August to September, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data.

Blackboard Inc. Moving Global Headquarters To Northern Virginia

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The new location will combine the company's existing DC and Reston offices into a new modern office in the heart of Northern Virginia's tech corridor. Business Clusters/Corridors Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Quality Of Life Transportation & Infrastructure Virginia Workforce Development Blackboard education technology Employment headquarters relocation Metro DC Northern Virginia Site Selection tech corridor Washington DC

Baltimore-DC Maglev Could Be Speeding Toward 2020 Construction Start

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Construction of a high-speed maglev train system between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., could begin as early as 2020

Construction Employment Rises in 40 States & D.C. During Past Year

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Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and Washington D.C. between May 2014 and May 2015, and increased jobs in 28 states and D.C. between April and May of 2015, according to an AGC analysis. California added more new construction jobs (46,600 jobs, up 6.9 percent) between May 2014 and May 2015 than any other state. Other states adding a high number of new construction jobs for the past 12 months included Florida (28,200 jobs, up 7.2 percent), Texas (20,300 jobs, up 3.1

A CAPITAL PROJECT: CLEANER, HEALTHIER RIVERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

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The multibillion-dollar, long-term DC Clean Rivers Project is designed to achieve a 96% reduction in combined sewer overflows. Continue Reading. All Water Treatment Construction

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Infrastructure skills training center opens in Washington, DC

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Mayor Muriel Bowser said the District was opening the center because it could only fill 50% of its open infrastructure jobs in 2017

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DOT awards $1.5B for 91 projects across 49 states and DC

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The Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program weighed a record 851 submissions based on safety, state of repair, innovation and other criteria

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Pepco Substation Project in D.C. Faces Challenge

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An advocate for Pepco customers is challenging the inclusion of a new $143-million substation as part of the Washington, D.C., utility’s $850-million grid upgrade, called Capital Grid