High-income renters now the fastest-growing housing market segment


High-income renters are now the fastest-growing segment of the housing population, according to a study by Apartment List. The number of households who earn six-figures and choose to rent has grown 48% over the past decade, the study found.

Tutor Perini's Q3 income, revenue fall

Construction Dive

The contractor attributes 4% income and 6% revenue declines to continued delays on the California High-Speed Rail and other projects, but said that its $8.5 billion backlog is just shy of its record high

Low-income S House Closer to Mass Production

Jetson Green

A few months ago the firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects of Vietnam unveiled the prototype of the so-called S House, which was aimed at providing a decent and affordable home for low-income families.

Sustainable Low-Income Housing Built in Tennessee

Jetson Green

The townhouses were designed to provide sustainable, low-income homes for the Chattanooga housing authority. Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects have completed a project in Chattanooga, Tennessee called the Fairmont Avenue Townhomes.

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Low-income neighborhoods could benefit most from green roofs


Heat waves are the nation’s deadliest weather hazard, accounting for one-fifth of all deaths caused by natural hazards in the U.S.

Safer and Better Roof Alternative for Low Income Families

Jetson Green

Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Sustainable Low-Income Housing Built in Tennessee. Families from the poorest regions of the world more often than not cover their already lacking homes with corrugated metal roofs.

Deere Income Falls in 2Q

Construction Equipment

Deere & Company’s net income in the second quarter ended April 30, 2014 was $980.7 For the first six months of 2014, net income attributable to Deere & Company was $1.662 billion compared with $1.734 billion last year

Incoming AHRI Chairman Bill Steel: Product 'Sectors' Will Bring a More Inclusive Process

Contractor Magazine

During his inaugural address to AHRI members, incoming AHRI Chairman Bill Steel encouraged AHRI members to take an active role in the upcoming 'reinvention' of the AHRI trade association, and stressed the importance of engaging with congressional representatives

Study: Prevailing wage laws move African American construction workers toward income equality

Construction Dive

The Illinois Economic Policy Institute found that laws can increase African American construction workers' net pay by 24%, and other workers benefit, too

Oshkosh Nearly Doubles 3Q Income

Construction Equipment

percent in 3Q 2013 compared to 3Q 2012 for Oshkosh, but net income increased 92 percent. billion, and net income was $148.4 Sales increased 2.1

Low-income housing doesn’t lower neighborhood housing values


housing markets from 1996 to 2006 found that residential property values near low-income housing were not significantly impacted. . The study looked at more than 3,000 low-income housing projects and their surrounding neighborhoods. Home values within 2,000 feet of low-income housing projects were largely the same as homes between 2,000 and 4,000 feet from these projects An analysis by real-estate listing website Trulia in the 20 highest-priced U.S.

Cambridge Mixed-Income Tower Breaks Ground in Central Square

ENR Construction

A high-rise tower with mixed-income apartments will soon rise in Cambridge’s Central Square above existing brick and other low-rise buildings that harken back to earlier days

Turn investment income into tax-free income

Contractor Magazine

The higher the income tax rate the nicer the ring. Tax magic. Tax-free" always has a nice ring to it. The old top rate, at 35%, was bad enough. The current highest rate — 39.6% — has created a flurry of activity to legally avoid the tax. read more. Blackman Registered User

Iowa Program Introduces Low-Income Women To Heavy Equipment Jobs

Construction Equipment

Iowa Workforce Development , IowaWORKS and Hawkeye Community College are using a $75,000 Walmart Foundation grant to introduce low-income Iowa women to high-growth construction jobs.

Oshkosh 3Q Income, Sales Drop

Construction Equipment

Oshkosh Corporation reported fiscal 2014 third quarter results, with overall sales and income dropping due to a decline in activity in the company''s defense segment. However, the company''s access equipment and commercial segment third quarter sales and income each increased year-over-year.

Mahesh Ramanujam named incoming CEO of U.S. Green Building Council

Contractor Magazine

Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that USGBC’s Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer. The U.S.

Bjarke Ingels Group creates 66 homes for low-income citizens in Copenhagen


million multifamily building provides 66 low-income units across approximately 73,000 sf Dortheavej, named after its address in the northwestern part of Copenhagen, is a five-story building that winds through an area characterized by car shops, storage buildings, and industrial facilities from the 1930s-1950s. The Bjarke Ingels Group-designed, $9.8

The Sarah House Project Will Provide Shipping Container Shelter for Low-Income Families

Jetson Green

When it is completed, Crossroads will sell the home to a low-income single or couple.

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Oshkosh Corp. Income Up for 1Q 2013

Construction Equipment

reported fiscal 2013 first quarter net income of $46.2 Net income was $55.1 reported fiscal 2013 first quarter net income of $46.2 Net income was $55.1 Oshkosh Corp. million, compared to $38.9 million in 2012. million compared to $34.6 million in the first quarter of 2012. Consolidated net sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were $1.76 billion, a decrease of 6.1 percent compared to the prior year first quarter due to a decline in defense segment sales.

Navistar Reports $170 Million Net Income in Q3, Revenues $2.6 Billion

Construction Equipment

Navistar announced Q3 2018 net income of $170 million, more than tripling last year’s number of $37 million. Income included a $71 million gain from a one-time settlement. Revenues in the quarter were $2.6 billion, up 18 percent from the same period one year ago due to a 26 percent increase in Core

Oshkosh Income Up in 1Q 2014

Construction Equipment

reported a fiscal 2014 first quarter net income of $54.9 Oshkosh Corp. million, compared to $46.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013. . Consolidated net sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $1.53 billion, a decrease of 12.6 percent compared to the prior year first quarter. Higher sales in each of the company’s non-defense segments were more than offset by lower defense segment sales

Slash your taxable income by $1.2 million

Contractor Magazine

Tell him the amount of his income tax bill (after he was originally thrilled by a great profitable year). for taxable income over $400,000 if single, $450,000 if married. Want to make a grown man cry? For the year 2013 there is an unbelievable increased top rate — 39.6% read more. Blackman Registered User

Unique Ways Highly Profitable Contractors Reduce Taxes

Contractor Bookkeeping

Contractors who file as a Sole Prop or as an LLC fining as a Sole Prop tend to forget that payroll taxes on their net income is due. I call this “Chef’s Surprise” as it is based on Net Income. Save Money On Income Taxes Checklist For Income Tax PreparationContractors Reflect On This Year's Results As The Last Quarter Begins. Going into the last Quarter of the year. Time for some basic reflection about taxes. Officers in S-Corps tend to take payroll later in the year.

Komatsu Income, Sales Rise in 3Q

Construction Equipment

announced its third-quarter financial results for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, reporting gains in income and sales. For the quarter, net income rose to 38.5 Komatsu Ltd. billion yen ($326 million), up 5.5 percent from 3.65 billion yen ($309 million) a year earlier. Sales totaled 494 billion yen ($4.1 billion), rising 6.4 percent from the same period the year prior. Net sales in North America for the first nine months of FY2014 totaled 227 billion yen ($1.9 billion), a 12.7

Donaldson Reports 1Q Rise in Sales, Income

Construction Equipment

Operating income was $92 million, representing a 25 percent increase from the same period in 2012. Donaldson Co. announced its financial results for its fiscal year 2014 first quarter, ended Oct. 31, 2013. Net sales totaled $599 million, a 2 percent increase from the same period in 2012. Net earnings rose 14 percent from the first quarter of 2012, totaling $62 million

Terex Reports Decline in Income on 3 Percent Sales Increase

Construction Equipment

Income from continuing operations fell 30 percent to $58.7 Income from operations was $116.8 Terex reported net sales of $1.8 billion for 3Q 2014, up 3 percent from 2013. million, down from $84.5 million. million, down 15 percent compared to 2013

Arbor House in the Bronx Provides a Green Community for Low-Income Residents

Jetson Green

Built by Blue Sea Development, the eight-story building includes 124 apartments for low-income households, a rooftop hydroponic farm that provides fresh produce, and indoor and outdoor fitness areas to help promote exercise in an area with extreme obesity and asthma rates.

AED: Highway Program 'Year Zero' Threatens Income, Jobs

Construction Equipment

In FY 2015 the Highway Trust Fund will be unable to support any transportation spending, risking more than $50 billion in annual investment, according to analysis of Congress Budget Office data, reported by the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED).

Chip Greene: From owning a business to incoming PHCC — National Association President

Contractor Magazine

With 34 employees and 16 trucks running, Greene & Associates, Macon, Ga., is a full-service mechanical contractor that performs both plumbing and HVAC, and is primarily a new construction contractor working in the educational, medical and institutional markets. read more. Plumbing Contractor Registered User

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In Wisconsin

Business Facilities Blog

To help secure the company’s investment in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has authorized Kwik Trip to receive up to $21 million in state income tax credits over the next five years. million annually in additional state income tax revenue. Kwik Trip Inc.,

Collateral Damage

Business Facilities Blog

taxable income TCJAExperts are warning that the fine print in the new tax law may include some bad news for economic development initiatives and infrastructure projects. Read: Collateral Damage at BusinessFacilities.com.

Some useful tips to determine the monthly rental value of your structure

Construction Cost Estimating

Building House Structure Company Structure Concrete Structure Land Property Value Monthly Income Tax Structure VideosFrom this construction video tutorial, we can gather knowledge on how to make the valuation of monthly rent concerning a building that has been developed on a land.

The R & D tax credit: how to lower your income tax bill

Contractor Magazine

Sometimes the Internal Revenue Code giveth more than it taketh. Section No. 41 of the Code — creates the Research and Development tax credit, “R & D Credit” for short — is designed to be your tax pal. But he’s a complicated fella. read more. Blackman

Sunset Library in Brooklyn will be capped with 50 affordable residences


Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, the Sunset Park Library in Brooklyn will be a 21,000-sf facility topped with 50 affordable residences for qualified low-income occupants

Report: Smart surfaces save cities billions through increased resilience

Construction Dive

The Capital E report indicates that low-income residents suffer disproportionately from urban heat islands

Denver attaches hiring goals to part of $1B project

Construction Dive

City officials could impose permanent local, low-income or veteran hiring requirements if the Hensel Phelps pilot program is successful

Port of Alaska construction costs soar to nearly $2B

Construction Dive

The cost is nearly twice earlier estimates, which the port's home city, Anchorage, cannot afford — but one official says the necessary funds could be raised by increasing tariffs on incoming cargo

Mount Pleasant Centre

SAB Magazine

1 Kingsway building energy consumption Case Studies communal lobby daylighting earthtubes environmetnal virtues geo-exchange system green roof Jim Taggart LEED Gold light shelf middle-income Mount Pleasant Centre multi-service community multi-service community centre in Vancouver. The Mount Pleasant Centre sets a precedent, being the first truly multi-service community centre in Vancouver. The integrated program came about through the choice of site.

AECOM to exit 30 countries, change leadership

Construction Dive

Full-year income dropped 5%, and due to some “avoidable and unacceptable” issues in its fourth quarter, the firm will make changes to segments such as construction services, which is no longer led by Dan McQuade

Yarn works: Neverending yarn


Yarn Works is a mixed-income, adaptive-reuse community of 96 rental units, 40% of which are reserved for low- or middle-income individuals and families Once upon a time the 111-year-old Nockege River Mill Building, located on the banks of the Nashua River near Fitchburg, Mass.,