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

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Washington, D.C.,

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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

Construction Dive

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

Construction Dive

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

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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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.

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$50B of development in Washington, DC's pipeline

Construction Dive

Residential represents the biggest share of the construction boom, but many hotel, office and retail projects are also underway

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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

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Clark rebuilds century-old DC tunnel victoriously despite pitfalls

Construction Dive

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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Pepco Substation Project in D.C. Faces Challenge

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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.

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.

Four-Alarm Blaze Torches Construction Site Outside Washington, D.C.

ENR Construction

About 150 firefighters from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to a four-alarm fire at a construction site outside Washington, D.C., on Feb.

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

Construction Dive

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

Construction Dive

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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Green Building Code Proposed in Washington DC is a National Model

Green Building Law Update

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.

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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.

BIMStorm @ Ecobuild in D.C.

Collaborative Construction

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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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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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.

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Washington D.C. Launches New Infrastructure Academy

Construction Equipment

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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Fla. Electrical Contractor Power Design Settles DC Labor Suit

ENR Construction

electrical contractor, has agreed to a $2.75-million settlement with the Washington, D.C., Power Design Inc., a large St. Petersburg, Fla.,

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

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

Construction Dive

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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TOPPING OUT CELEBRATED IN DC

PC Construction

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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Construction Employment Increases in 40 States & D.C.

Construction Equipment

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.

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Many DC projects don't comply with local hiring mandate

Construction Dive

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

Baltimore-DC Maglev Could Be Speeding Toward 2020 Construction Start

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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.

DC-area utility: Purple Line construction dangerously close to water main

Construction Dive

In the worst-case scenario, the pipe reportedly could burst, flooding train tracks and affecting the availability of drinking water and fire hydrant service

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Construction employment rises from October 2017 to October 2018 in 44 states and D.C.

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Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2017 and October 2018, while 36 states and D.C.

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

Construction Dive

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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Construction Employment Increases in December 2018 in 43 States, D.C.

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Increases in December 2018 in 43 States, D.C.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

Business Facilities

Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site. Read: Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

Pipeline from Marcellus Shale to DC?

Collaborative Construction

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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12-story mixed-use development opens in Washington, D.C.

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Columbia Place, a 12-story mixed-use development in Washington, D.C. features hospitality, residential, and retail offerings in the Shaw Historic District.

Washington D.C.’s flattened skyline can be a virtue

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While some complain that Washington D.C.’s s building height limit has resulted in lookalike, boxy buildings, an architecture critic views the restriction as a feature, not a bug

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D.C. Seeks Contractor to Demolish RFK Stadium

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The District of Columbia is looking for a contractor to decommission and demolish RFK Stadium, a sports venue that has served the city for nearly 60 years

Beleaguered D.C. Beltway Bridge Gets Bistate Boost

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Maryland and Virginia will fund rebuild of Potomac River crossing in possible P3 deal