Lincoln Equities Group (LEG) To Develop Brownfields Site In Piscataway, NJ

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Lincoln Equities Group has retained Brad Fenlon, executive managing director with Colliers International in Parsippany, NJ, to handle leasing and marketing of the site. Mid Atlantic Blog-May-2015 Brownfields Lincoln Equities Group Lincoln Industrial Park Piscataway

Private Equity Goes All-In For Construction-Sector Growth

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Viewpoint Construction Software’s equity investors see potential for more growth of collaboration tools among contractors. How the firm is targeted the market. Technology

McGraw-Hill Sells ENR and Construction Group to Equity Investor

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The buyer of McGraw-Hill units is Symphony Technology Group in Palo Alto, Calif. in deal set to close by December. Business Management

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Oldenburg Heavy Equipment Group Sold to Private Equity Firm

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Lehman & Company (“JFLCO”) has announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Oldenburg Group Incorporated to acquire its Heavy Equipment Group, including both its defense and mining business units.

Emerging Florida Conglomerate Now Up to Six Landscape Companies

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Ohio-based private equity group continues searching for firms to acquire in the Southeast

Caterpillar Ventures Joins Powerhive to Develop Off-grid Energy Access

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Caterpillar Venture Capital has made an equity investment in Powerhive , an energy solutions provider for emerging markets

Heavy-Iron Rental Portal EquipmentShare Shifts to Telematics

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After two-years of building up its user base in the lower Midwest, peer-to-peer construction-equipment rental service EquipmentShare recently has secured $26 million in private equity funding

Alexandria Real Estate Equities becomes first real estate investment trust to be named a First-in-Class Fitwel Champion


In addition to being the first company to receive Fitwel certifications for its buildings, Alexandria Real Estate Equities recently announced it has become the first and only real estate investment trust to be named a First-in-Class Fitwell Champion.

ASCE Forum's Investor Panel Flags Innovation Barriers

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Equity Investment Helps Texas Firm Expand West

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RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture opening in Phoenix and Oakland after investment by Atwell, LLC

Komatsu Announces Equity Participation in Technology Firm

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President and CEO Tetsuji Ohashi now has equity participation in ZMP Inc., Komatsu Ltd. in order to facilitate technological collaboration in automation of construction and mining equipment and other areas

Fluor Wins $1B Powerplant in Virginia; ODOT Taps Three To Test-Drive Gas-Tax Alternative

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Hill International rejects private equity bid. Business Management

Reflections on the 4Projects acquisition

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Price-wise, most parties remain tight-lipped, though one of the UK private equity sites, , gave a ball-park figure of £25m-£50m (a range which neatly bookends my guess-timates).

Texas Bullet Train on Track

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Texas Central said Fluor and Lane have no equity or ownership stake in the project and will not be involved in land acquisition

Private Equity Firm Acquires Massive Landscape Company

Green Industry Professionals

Former Brickman investor CIVC Partners has acquired Yellowstone Landscape Group, a Southern-based, 16-branch landscaping company

Platinum Equity to Sell NESCO

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Platinum Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell NESCO to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners LLC (ECP). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The sale is expected to close during the first quarter of 2014. Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., NESCO is a provider of fleet equipment rental, sales and services for the North American electrical transmission and distribution market.

Navistar, Volkswagen Truck & Bus Close Strategic Alliance

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think project! sales up 35% in 2016

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Expansion in Europe helped Germany’s think project! grow its 2016 revenues by around 17%, and its CEO plans to accelerate international growth. think project! ,

John Deere Sells Majority Interest in Landscapes Business

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Private equity group assumes 60% interest in John Deere Landscapes; Deere to focus more on global growth in ag and construction

Aconex IPO signposts VC exit

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Aconex’s private equity partner Francisco Partners will exit the business comforted by a US$23.5 Aconex later reported that this new equity was in two tranches : an initial $57.5m, and an additional ‘acquisition tranche’ – though this was rarely dipped into: Aconex’s only deal was to acquire Grazer in June 2012. million cash compensation payment.

WILO USA Receives Equity Investment of $61.6M USD.

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Aconex 2015 revenues up 24%

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In its first results announcement since its December 2014 initial public offering , Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Aconex has announced that revenues for the year ending 30 June 2015 were up 24% to Au$82.4m (2014: Au$66.2;

Aconex to float on ASX?

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In September 2008, it received a private equity injection of a AU$107.5m (then around £49m) from California, US-based Francisco Partners. The Australian Financial Review is reporting that Aconex is preparing for an initial public offering on the Australian Stock Exchange.

London Water Utility Seeks Investors for $7-Billion Sewer Overflow Fix

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billion in equity and raise the balance in loans. Infrastructure Provider will be required to invest around $1.7 Infrastructure

New survey exposes achievement gap between men and women designers


A new “Equity in Architecture” survey finds that women and people of color continue to lag white men at architecture firms in career success measures such are salaries and advancement.

BuilderStorm targets SME contractors

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UK start-up BuilderStorm seems focused on the SME contractor market, and it is claiming to be BIM level 2 compliant. A relatively recent arrival on the UK SaaS construction software landscape is BuilderStorm.

Navistar Announces Strategic Alliance With Volkswagen Truck & Bus

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Procore opens Australia office

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While Procore has been backed by venture capitalist and private equity houses through an extensive series of funding rounds, Aconex only had one significant funding round (in 2008 ), then later decided to do an initial public offering, launching on the Melbourne Stock Exchange in December 2014.

Oberhelman to Retire as Caterpillar Chairman/CEO

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Calhoun is senior managing director and head of private equity portfolio operations of The Blackstone Group L.P.Doug Oberhelman has announced his retirement as chairman and CEO of Caterpillar. Jim Umpleby will succeed him as CEO, effective January 1, 2017. Umpleby is currently group president responsible for energy & transportation. He has been with Caterpillar for 35 years.

Aconex resurrects IPO plans

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Macquarie head of equity capital markets origination Mark Warburton explained: “We had covered the book for a $230 million raising, but then the market came off, risk aversion was on the rise, investors were displaying a bit of IPO fatigue, and we wanted to make sure it traded well. Aconex IPO reportedly downsized but back on track for a December 2014 ASX listing.

Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures proposes a land-for-jailhouse construction exchange


Rock Ventures LLC, the investment firm through which Quicken Loans’ founder Dan Gilbert has been revitalizing Detroit’s business and real estate landscape, wants to develop a $1 billion commercial project that would include a 23,000-seat Major League soccer stadium in downtown Detroit, in partnership with Platinum Equity’s Tom Gores, who owns the Detroit Pistons NBA franchise

Private Equity Expert William Lehr joins PSMJ's M&A Consulting Team

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Private Equity Expert William Lehr joins PSMJ’s M&A Consulting Team. “From cross-border deals to growing opportunities for private equity, 2012 will be a busy year.” Private Equity Expert William Lehr joins PSMJ’s M& Infrastructure & Energy Projects Continue to Carry. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, February 17, 2012.

Preparing for Institutional Capital

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Your business survived the downturn while many competitors fell by the wayside. Now that the market is recovering, how do you take advantage of financial opportunities that arise?

Refocus the EPA through the Lens of Green Building

Green Building Law Update

In a time of changing national environmental agendas, including the Trump Pence Transition Team announced plan “to refocus the EPA” it is an ideal moment to articulate how green building is “the” ideal means of voluntarily mitigating the negative impacts that human activity has on the planet.

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Market Research In The Construction Industry

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Some other types of research include competitive intelligence, customer satisfaction, brand awareness/equity/preference, positioning, segmentation, and more. Market Research is the process of gathering information about your customers, competitors, markets, trends, and related information.

Aconex valued between $350m and $410m

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This may reduce pressure on Aconex’s balance sheet – it is six years since the company secured a Au$107.5m (then £48.8m) private equity investment from Franciso Partners.

Volvo to Sell Rental Business

Construction Equipment

private equity firm Platinum Equity for approximately $1.1 The Volvo Group has agreed to sell Volvo Rents to U.S. billion ( SEK 7.2 billion). Volvo CE will continue to sell products to Volvo Rents under the new ownership and customers will not be affected by the transaction