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

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. 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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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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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.

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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

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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D.C. Air Rights Project Restores City Traffic Grid

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Constructing a podium for the largest air rights project to date in Washington, D.C., is one thing

The lyric 440K apartments: D.C. architecture takes a progressive turn

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When describing the architectural styles of Washington, D.C., progressive is not a term most would associate with buildings in the nation’s capital. But over the last decade, the Mount Vernon Triangle ? located east of the Washington Convention Center?

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States, D.C. from February 2017 to February 2018

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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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Structural Issues Shrink Plans for Elevated D.C. Park

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Plans to created an elevated public park atop piers that once supported Washington, D.C.’s s 11th Street bridges have been slimmed down following an extensive structural study

Clark Construction files $5M lawsuit against architect of DC's 'The Wharf'

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The general contractor is alleging that architect Perkins Eastman's design documents for the project contained major errors and omissions

D.C.-Based Developer Focuses on Historic Preservation

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As business associates see it, Washington, D.C.-based based developer Douglas Jemal deserves as much credit as anyone for helping to preserve the District of Columbia’s cityscape

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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Landmark DC Property Poised for “Urban Village” Makeover

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The future of the iconic Fannie Mae property in northwest Washington, D.C., with a mixed-use “urban village” redevelopment plan that includes residences, hotels and commercial space

Construction employment rises in 38 states and D.C. from March 2017 to March 2018

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Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between March 2017 and March 2018, while 29 states added construction jobs between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.

Deal Reached to Rebuild Arlington Memorial Bridge in D.C.

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Officials will use design-build to cut 18 months and $35 million from earlier estimates

Less is more for this D.C. law firm’s renovation

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The main goal behind the renovation of the Jenner & Block law offices in Washington, D.C. is to address the rapidly evolving workplace requirements of today’s legal sector. This includes developing solutions that will realize economies of space and maximize efficiency

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Following Mishaps, D.C. Metro Presses on With Repairs

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An aggressive effort to overhaul the aging Metro system in Washington, D.C., is producing results as it nears the one-year mark, with more than 28,000 cross-ties and nearly two miles of grout pads now replaced

Clark Construction and Perkins-Eastman Spar in Errors Suit on $2.5B D.C. Wharf Job

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Clark Construction Group has filed a professional negligence and breach of contract lawsuit against the Washington, D.C., office of architect Perkins Eastman, related to its first-phase design of The Wharf, a mixed-use project on the District of Columbia’s southwest waterfront

DC Metro Chief Defends Track Repair Blitz

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The head of Washington, D.C.’s

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.

D.C. United Scores Zoning Approval for Soccer-Specific Stadium

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After playing in 56-year-old RFK stadium since 1996, and withstanding years of starts-and-stops on its stadium proposal, D.C. United has become the latest Major League Soccer team to win the right to build its own soccer-specific facility

This Is Infrastructure Week in DC

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Congress and various industry groups are meeting this week to get the ball rolling for President Trump's infrastructure proposals. Bloomberg.com writes officials are urging Trump to revel his $1 trillion plan. “My My question to the White House and Congress is this: Where is the bill?”

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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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Enlightened conversion: A church becomes condos in D.C.

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One of the curious things about the Nation’s Capital is that, unlike many older U. cities, Washington, D. never had any industry to speak of—unless you count the manufacture of hot air as an industry.

New Safety Czar Shakes up DC Metro

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The new chief safety officer for Washington, D.C.’s

Giants Clark Construction, AE Perkins-Eastman Spar in $2.5B D.C. Job Errors Suit

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Parties won't comment on Clark claim the designer refused contract-mandated dispute resolution

DC Schools Rise to the Head of the Class

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DC Public Schools and the DC Dept of General Services surpass high standards to deliver world-class facilities. Bonus Regions

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DC Water Project Wins U.S. Water Prize for Turning Wastewater into Electricity

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DC Water’s Bailey Bioenergy Facility was recognized by the US Water Alliance with the prestigious 2016 U.S. Water Prize. The awards, which recognize organizations that are leading the way with creative water solutions, will be.

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A Great Tiny House Goes up in Washington DC

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The Matchbox, which was recently built in Washington DC by Jay Austin, is a great example of just how cozy and functional a tiny home can be. This house is part of the Boneyard Studios tiny house community in Washington DC, which is basically an experiment in simple and sustainable living.

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Higher education: The rebirth of a Washington, D.C., high school

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Built in 1932, the Collegiate Georgia–style Roosevelt High School campus in Washington’s Petworth neighborhood suffered from numerous shortsighted “improvements” made in 1977.

Construction Jobs Increase in 35 States, D.C. between September 2016 Year-Over-Year

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Turner School of Construction Management Begins in Greater Washington, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Turner Construction Company announces its largest program in the area to date. The 2015 Turner School of Construction Management will be hosted by the D.C. Small Business Development Center at Howard University.

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A Shipping Container Apartment Complex Soon in DC

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Washington DC will soon get it’s very own apartment complex made of repurposed shipping containers. Photo: Travis Price Architects. The complex will be located at 3305 Seventh Street. NE in Brookland.

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D.C.’s first distillery-eatery taps into a growing trend

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Last August, District Distilling, Washington D.C.’s s first combination distillery-kitchen-bar, opened with much fanfare inside a 19 th Century row house along historic 14 th Street. A 2014 law change now permits local distilleries to pour spirits they make onsite. Since that opening, the location’s designer, GrizForm Design Architects, has been tweaking the lighting for the ground floor distillery that unexpectedly has become a tourist attraction and also accommodates parties