Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report

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Business Facilities' 2018 Metro Rankings Report takes a look at the hot topics in economic development on the city level, including solar energy, job growth, economic growth potential, diversity, and more. Read: Business Facilities’ 2018 Metro Rankings Report at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Business Facilities Blog

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential at BusinessFacilities.com.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

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Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest 2015 Austin blog-August-2015 metro rankings Nashville north carolina Raleigh rankings tennesseeBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders

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Indiana metros dominated the top-10 list for Exports Leaders in Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southeast blog-August-2015 california Exports indiana logistics metro rankings rankings tennessee venture capitalBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings

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We’ve revamped our Metro and Global rankings this year to include some new technology oriented benchmarks. Business Facilities’ 11th Annual Rankings Report: Metro and Global Rankings appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Articles By Location Cover Story Featured Post International Magazine Magazine Highlights Recent Issues Special Reports BF-july/august-2015 Business Facilities Economic Growth Global Rankings metro rankings rankings Technology

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Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

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Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Great Lakes Blog-Oct-2014 Brookings Institution Chicago Exports Global Cities Initiative JPMorgan Chase Metro Chicago Exports Small Business Initiatives Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Construction exec indicted for trying to bribe DC Metro official

Construction Dive

Contractor Hardutt Singh allegedly attempted to bribe the former head of the Metro's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department

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Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

Business Facilities Blog

In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. 10 in our Economic Growth Potential metro ranking.

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Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

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Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Using a standard regional analysis called shift share , CareerBuilder and Emsi discovered which metros are exceeding industry trends the most – and which ones are lagging behind.

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DC Metro Sacks More Inspectors

ENR Construction

Metro train has uncovered several years’ worth of falsified track inspection records, resulting in dismissals or disciplinary action for more than half of the system’s track inspection staff What began as an investigation into the July 2016 derailment of a Washington, D.C.,

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Team Outwits Deadly Risks on Copenhagen Metro Expansion

ENR Construction

At Copenhagen’s lengthy Metro expansion, construction crews dodge killer contaminants, skirt around historic building foundations and stay on track

AGC: Construction employment up in more than 250 metros

Construction Dive

Yet contractors report that it is still difficult to find qualified skilled workers

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Metro Releases Four Refined Concepts for Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

ENR Construction

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Construction Employment Up in 264 of 358 Metros

Construction Equipment

According to a new analysis of federal employment data, AGC reports construction employment increased in 264 out of 358 metro areas between June 2016 and June 2017, declined in 57, and stagnated in 37.

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Defective Concrete Ties Mar $2.8B DC Metro Silver Line Project

ENR Construction

Metro’s $2.8-billion Silver Line extension, already beset with months of construction delays, is now grappling with more than 400 defective concrete rail ties

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Construction Employment Increases In 264 out of 358 Metro Areas Between June 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 264 out of 358 metro areas between June 2016 and June 2017, declined in 57 and stagnated in 37, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Sydney Metro Enters Phase Two

ENR Construction

With long tunnels and north-west construction complete, international teams eye work on southern extension

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Construction Employment Rises in 287 Metro Areas Between August 2017, 2018 says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 287 out of 358 metro areas (80 percent) between August 2017 and August 2018, declined in 35 (10 percent) and was unchanged in 36, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Zaha Hadid’s King Abdullah Financial District Metro Station incorporates futuristic façade

BD+C

Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the new King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) Metro Station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will serve as a key interchange on the new Riyadh Metro network for Line 1 and the terminus of Line 4 and Line 6.

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Tests Reveal Panel Problems On DC Metro Silver Line

ENR Construction

Contractors on the $2.7-billion Silver Line Metro extension in northern Virginia will protect or replace 1,569 precast concrete panels used on five stations after multiple issues were discovered on hundreds of the panels

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit at BusinessFacilities.com. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded state Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category A grants totaling more than $2.7

Construction Employment Drops in 144 Out Of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

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Construction Employment Increases in 205 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 205 metro areas, declined in 101 and was stagnant in 52 between May 2014 and May 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). .

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Los Angeles Metro outlines $6.6B spending program

Construction Dive

Construction projects will account for around $2 billion of the fiscal year 2019 budget, which is the largest in the rail system's history

Best Project, Rail: Lima Metro Line 1, Phase II

ENR Construction

Best Rail Lima Metro Line 1, Phase II. Buildings

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State, federal lawsuits pin defective DC Metro concrete on contractor

Construction Dive

Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commonwealth of Virginia allege that Universal Concrete Products Corp. knew Silver Line concrete panels were defective but falsified documents to make it appear they met specifications

Developer plans $2B 'pop-up city' for Orlando metro area

Construction Dive

Palmeira Holdings has secured the approvals necessary to advance the $2 billion, 100-acre Parkside Place development in Sanford, Florida

When it comes to economic clout, New York will far outpace other U.S. metros for decades to come

BD+C

The New York metropolitan area is on track to generate $1.797 trillion in gross domestic product in 2019, which would rank first among all metros in the United States by a wide margin.

Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 228 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 48 and declined in 82 between June 2015 and June 2016, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the AGC

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Best Office/Retail Mixed-Use Developments and Excellence in Safety Award of Merit: 1900 Reston Metro Plaza

ENR Construction

Designed by architect Helmut Jahn, the 17-story 1900 Reston Metro Plaza is supported by a structural concrete exoskeleton of sloping columns that form an X on the exterior of the building

Construction Employment Declines in 153 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in 153 out of 358 metro areas between August 2014 and August 2015. This nearly matches 163 areas that added construction jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC

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Construction Employment Increases in 248 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

. . Construction employment expanded in 249 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 53 between March 2014 and March 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. .

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Following Mishaps, D.C. Metro Presses on With Repairs

ENR Construction

An aggressive effort to overhaul the aging Metro system in Washington, D.C., is producing results as it nears the one-year mark, with more than 28,000 cross-ties and nearly two miles of grout pads now replaced

Construction Employment Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between December 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 269 out of 358 metro areas between December 2016 and December 2017, declined in 43 and stagnated in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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DOJ settles with Washington, DC, Metro's Silver Line concrete supplier for $1M

Construction Dive

The agreement settles allegations that Universal Concrete Products falsified test records for concrete panels used in the extension of the Metrorail line

Construction Employment Increases in 194 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Between August 2012 and August 2013, construction employment increased in 194 metro areas, declined in 88 and was stagnant in 57, according to analysis of federal employment data from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Smarp Investing $3M To Relocate North American HQ To Georgia

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Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment Georgia International Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development Atlanta corporate relocation Finland Fulton County Georgia Department of Economic Development Georgia Power headquarters Invest Atlanta Metro Atlanta Chamber Smarp Technology workforce availabilityThe Finland-based content discovery and distribution company will create 60 jobs as it moves its NYC office to Atlanta. .

Construction Employment Increases in 250 out of 358 Metro Areas between August 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 250 out of 358 metro areas between September 2016 and September 2017, declined in 56 and stagnated in 52, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Construction Employment Grows in 195 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 195 metro areas, declined in 90 and was stagnant in 54 between January 2013 and January 2014, according to analysis of federal data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Metro Gear-Drive Walk Mower

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Exmark Metro Gear-Drive Walk Mower

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