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Flagship Store Retail Construction: 3 Reasons Brands Still Build in a Flagship Location

Commercial Construction

With our firm’s long track record in retail construction, we’ve witnessed firsthand the ebb and flow of activity across this sector over the years. So when I came across an article recently asking if “ flagship stores are losing their shine ”, it gave me pause.

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10 Hidden Construction Contract Traps And How To Avoid Them

Contractor Bookkeeping

A new contractor meets an experienced customer, and money changes hands and not the way you expect it. Typically, this is what happens when you first get started: You bid on a project, and you are the low bidder.

How to Pour Concrete Over-Existing Concrete Slab?

The Constructor

As everything in the world, concrete also has a lifespan and it wears out over time. Imperfections forms when the concrete hardens or sinks into the. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology How To Guide Others

FTC Finds Truly Organic is Not

Green Building Law Update

By way of a federal court order that became final last month, Truly Organic Inc. and its founder will pay $1.76

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

The Complexity Of OSHA’s PSM Standard

FDR Safety

FDRsafety continues to encounter situations where worker training is incomplete or lacking, especially in safety. Unfortunately, we find that much of this training has no foundation… Let me explain. I recently attended the 2 nd Annual Process Safety Summit in Washington DC on Oct 15-16, 2019.

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What is Bridge Pier? Types of Bridge Piers

The Constructor

A bridge pier is a type of structure that extend to the ground below or into the water. It is used to support bridge superstructure and transfer the. Bridges Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structures Bridge Bridge Piers Pier

Trump allows Texas border wall construction to begin without standard environmental reviews

Construction Dive

The border wall won't be subject to more than 30 typical regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, a historic preservation act, and safe water acts

BEST VALUE Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

BEST VALUE Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery requires the LEAN integration of People, Process, Information, and Technology.

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA. Read: GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia at

Construction Payment Issues Highlight Need for Accounting

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Jonny Finity. In the construction industry, cash is the lifeblood of every business — and accountants are the heartbeat. They keep cash flowing to the parts of a project or business that need it most.

Fluor reports $782M loss in Q3 2019

Construction Dive

Amid major restructuring, a potential $1 billion sale and focus on project selections that mitigate risk, Fluor recorded another substantial loss

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Fundamentals of Efficient Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery

Job Order Contracting

The Fundamentals of Efficient Public Sector Construction Planning, Procurement, and Project Delivery are important to professionals hoping to meet their fiduciary responsibilities by maximizing the use of taxpayer funds.

Pittsburgh International Airport Creates Epicenter Of Additive Manufacturing

Business Facilities

Argon gas supplier Arencibia will be the anchor tenant at Neighborhood 91, the first-ever cluster strategy with a production focus of 3-D printing. Read: Pittsburgh International Airport Creates Epicenter Of Additive Manufacturing at

Grit Chamber- Composition, Types, Working Principle, and Advantages

The Constructor

Grit chamber is a long narrow or circular tank in the primary sewage treatment plant that is designed to reduce the velocity of the flow of sewage to. Environmental Engg Water Resources

Skanska, 3 other U.K. contractors pilot flex hours for site workers

Construction Dive

To help alleviate the labor shortage, British construction firms are exploring ways to offer flexible hours for craft workers and project managers. Could the idea work in the U.S.


What Does It Take to Practice LEAN Facilities Management

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Facilities management is a process that optimizes physical asset life-cycle reinvestment by focusing upon best value outcomes among all participants and stakeholders.

Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills

Business Facilities

The Land of Lincoln offers a highly educated workforce and a logistics network that is hard to match. Read: Illinois: A Talent Pool With World-Class Skills at

Uses of Different Types Portland Cement

The Constructor

Portland cement is an excellent building material generally used for its excellent binding properties giving strength to structural elements. Building Technology Guide Concrete Technology Construction Engineering & Management

Energy, megaprojects dominate 2019 US construction industry

Construction Dive

The country has seen more and more $1 billion-plus megaprojects, including in LNG and related industrial sectors, while starts for mid-size and small projects fell 15% the first eight months of the year

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Rate Analysis of RCC (Reinforcement Cement Concrete)


Rate analysis of RCC (Reinforcement Cement Concrete) used for reference book IS Code 1200 part 2 (IS Code 1200 part 2 used for measurement), IS Code 2212, and CPWD Part 1. All calculations of Reinforcement Cement Concrete for rate analysis.

Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather

Business Facilities

Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets. Read: Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather at

Should the Net Promotor Score be debunked?

Construction Marketing Ideas


2 AI-based construction platforms receive millions in funding

Construction Dive

Artificial intelligence providers Disperse and Alice, both in use on construction sites, got big monetary nods from investors this week

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Rate Analysis of Plaster


Rate analysis of Plaster used of reference book IS Code 1200 part 12 (IS Code 1200 part 12 used for measurement), and CPWD Part 1. All calculations of Plaster for rate analysis. This calculation calculates of cement, sand (Plaster = Cement + Sand mixture this call mortar) for materials.

Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia

Business Facilities

The manufacturer will invest $57.8 million to establish a new walk-in step van assembly operation in the former IKEA plant in Danville-Pittsylvania County, VA. Read: Morgan Olson Creating 703 Jobs In Virginia at

Rider Levett Bucknall Releases Quarterly Cost Report for North America, Puts Construction Trends in Perspective

Construction Superintendent Magazine

International property and construction consultancy firm Rider Levett Bucknall has released its new quarterly cost report for North America. With data up to date to July 1 and featuring construction cost information for 14 U.S. and Canadian markets, the QCR provides a statistical view of the state of the construction industry, detailing indicative construction costs for eight building sectors.

When construction companies need to build a new identity

Construction Dive

Using a DBA or creating a new corporate entity are ways contractors can distribute liability, expand geographically, update brand identity or even take on work that would put them in political crosshairs

Is 1200 Important Point


IS 1200 1992 Part 1- Earthwork Measurements: (Is 1200 Part 1, Page no.- 1 Cl 2.3) Each dimension shall be measured to the nearest 0.01 Areas shall be worked out to the nearest 0.01 and Cubical contents shall be worked out to the nearest 0.01 Not Consider in MB /Work to be […]. Civil


Flat Plate Floor System – Features and Advantages

The Constructor

A flat plate floor system is a reinforced concrete frame system with a uniform thickness that is supported directly over the columns or the. Building Technology Guide advantages of flat plate floor construction of flat plate floor system disadvantages of flat plate floor system flat plate floor system flat plate floor system span

Construction Employment Rises by 7K in September Amidst Tight Labor Market

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 7,000 jobs in September and by 156,000, or 2.1%, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience reached a record low for September, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

NYC construction spending to hit $190B by 2022

Construction Dive

In 2019, spending is expected to reach $61.5 billion, a 10% increase from 2018's $56 billion, and will continue growing through 2021, according to the New York Building Congress' latest outlook report

Do car-free downtown zones work? Oslo, yes; Chicago, no


Two well-researched articles explore the question of whether keeping cars out of downtown is good or bad for business, for people's health, and for the environment

Soak Pit – Need and Functions

The Constructor

A soak pit or a soakaway is a closed porous chamber that is directly connected to a primary treatment unit. It serves the function of letting the. Environmental Engg need for soak pit soak pit functions soakaway functions