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


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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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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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

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

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


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

D.C. local worker requirement not being met


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


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


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 Metro Sacks More Inspectors

ENR Construction

What began as an investigation into the July 2016 derailment of a Washington, D.C., Metro train has uncovered several years’ worth of falsified track inspection records, resulting in dismissals or disciplinary action for more than half of the system’s track inspection staff

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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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Defective Concrete Ties Mar $2.8B DC Metro Silver Line Project

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Metro’s $2.8-billion Silver Line extension, already beset with months of construction delays, is now grappling with more than 400 defective concrete rail ties

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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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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

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


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. Espionage Museum Displays Stunning Façade

ENR Construction

The International Spy Museum's sleek new building above existing structures on L'Enfant Plaza required an innovative structural design

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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.

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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

DC Attorney General alleges electrical contractor misclassified 535 workers

Construction Dive

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

Amazon To Build Headquarters in New York City and Washington, DC

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As Amazon’s decision to split its second headquarters between New York City and metropolitan Washington, D.C.,

State, federal lawsuits pin defective DC Metro concrete on contractor

Construction Dive

Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commonwealth of Virginia allege that Universal Concrete Products Corp. knew Silver Line concrete panels were defective but falsified documents to make it appear they met specifications

Construction exec indicted for trying to bribe DC Metro official

Construction Dive

Contractor Hardutt Singh allegedly attempted to bribe the former head of the Metro's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department

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DC Schools Rise to the Head of the Class

ENR Construction

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

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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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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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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

Construction Dive

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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To draw Amazon to DC, Virginia Tech planned a $1B campus

Construction Dive

Nearby George Mason University will expand as well to roll out the red carpet for the e-commerce giant

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

Construction Dive

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

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


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?

D.C.-Based Developer Focuses on Historic Preservation

ENR Construction

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

A Shipping Container Apartment Complex Soon in DC

Jetson Green

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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Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C. from July 2017 to July 2018

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Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2017 and July 2018, while 29 states and D.C. The post Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C.

Construction Employment Rises from October 2017 to October 2018 in 44 States, 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. The post Construction Employment Rises from October 2017 to October 2018 in 44 States, D.C. added construction jobs between September and October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data recently released.

Construction Employment Rises in 43 States, D.C. from June 2017 to June 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2017 and June 2018, while 32 states and D.C. The post Construction Employment Rises in 43 States, D.C.

Construction Employment Rises in 45 States, D.C. from August 2017 Year-Over-Year

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