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.

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

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

Low-income housing doesn’t lower neighborhood housing values

BD+C

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.

Turn investment income into tax-free income

Constructor 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

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

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.

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.

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

Constructor 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.

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.

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.

Slash your taxable income by $1.2 million

Constructor 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

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

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

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.

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).

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.

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

Constructor 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

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.

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

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

Constructor 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

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

Maryland's $8.5B incentive package largest of the 20 Amazon HQ2 finalists

Construction Dive

Maryland's promise includes state and local income tax credits and money for roads and transportation improvements

Denver attaches hiring goals to part of $1B center project

Construction Dive

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

Tax Reforms a Big Deal for Small, Midsized Builders

ENR Construction

Potential benefits range from a 20% reduction on qualified income to more than a doubling of the estate-tax exclusions

Deere Q2 Construction Up 84%

Construction Equipment

Deere & Company reported net income of $1.208 billion for the second quarter ended April 29, 2018, or $3.67 per share, compared with net income of $808.5 For the first six months of the year, net income attributable to Deere & Company was $673.2

Nevada: New Business Is Welcome, New Taxes Are Not

Business Facilities Blog

There are no personal income taxes, corporate taxes or an inventory tax in Nevada—just a pro-business climate that is attracting a bevy of new jobs.

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.

Maryland's $8.5B incentive package largest of Amazon HQ2 finalists

Construction Dive

Maryland's promise includes state and local income tax credits and money for roads and transportation improvements

Volvo Posts 30 Percent Sales Gain

Construction Equipment

Operating income was up 79 percent, to $340 million Volvo Construction Equipment posted 1Q 2018 sales of $2.5 billion, up 30 percent over 2017.

AECOM hit record $5B revenue, earned $61M in Q3

Construction Dive

Despite the sales boost, the construction giant's income was down nearly 40% from the prior year's third quarter. An executive said the firm is trying to narrow its focus rather than "being all things to all people "