Private Equity Investors and Industry Firms Find New Links

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With more money to spend, PEs fund strategic changes but with payback in mind

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

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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

Private Equity Exec Now is Versar CEO After Buyout

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AIASF Equity by Design to launch 2018 Equity in Architecture Survey

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AIA San Francisco (AIASF) and the Equity by Design Committee, launched the third national Equity in Architecture Survey on February 12, 2018. Building upon the survey conducted in 2016, the third survey will further advance the national movement for equitable practice in the professio

The largest timber office building in the U.S. will anchor Newark, N.J. mixed-use development

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According to Michael Green Architecture, the building’s architect, and New York-based real estate development and investment firm Lotus Equity Group, the new structure would be the largest timber office building in the country when it completes construction

Equity Firm-Owned Indiana Limestone Co. Names New CEO

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Sharon Wood, U. of Texas-Austin civil engineering dept. chair, will be permanent engineering dean in September. People

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

Serious Labs Accepts $5 Million to Develop VR Training

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Serious Labs in Edmonton, Alberta, announced United Rentals and Brick and Mortar Ventures have invested $5 million in a Series A equity financing round to allow the company to continue its mission to develop innovative training solutions for heavy industry.

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

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

ASCE Forum's Investor Panel Flags Innovation Barriers

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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

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

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

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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.

Navistar, Volkswagen Truck & Bus Close Strategic Alliance

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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

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

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.

Private Equity Firm Acquires Massive Landscape Company

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

WILO USA Receives Equity Investment of $61.6M USD.

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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

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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.

Navistar Announces Strategic Alliance With Volkswagen Truck & Bus

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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.

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?

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.

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

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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

What Happens When Tech Enters Construction?

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pre-launch, BIG equity, big peeps involved--ANY TIPS?? In January of 2010, Travis Kalanick posted a tweet looking for an entrepreneurial product manager to help with a location-based startup. Looking 4 entrepreneurial product mgr/biz-dev killer 4 a location based service.

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.

7 Ways To Test Your Potential For Starting A Business

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There are always non-cash alternatives, such as recruiting partners with equity and bartering services. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?”

Volvo to Sell Rental Business

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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

Goettl Good Guys and the Sunny Plumber start veteran hiring campaign

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Refocus the EPA through the Lens of Green Building

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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.

Shipping Container Homes to Solve Housing Problems in Hawaii

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The Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) has turned a shipping container into a home for a family of five. The shipping container is located in Honolulu, Hawaii and cost about $11,000 to construct. The home was built out of a standard sized 20-foot-by-8-foot shipping container.

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

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The movement into secondary markets is underpinned by the anticipated increase in both debt and equity capital during 2014. Posted by Heidi Schwartz . The U.S.

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