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

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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’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro Rankings

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Part Two: Metro Rankings. Read Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: Metro Rankings on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Cover Story Development Indicators Iowa Kansas Louisiana Magazine Highlights Missouri Nebraska New York Oklahoma Tennessee Texas 2016 rankings BF-July/August-2016 Business Facilities Economic Development Featured Content metro rankings Site Selection

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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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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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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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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

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

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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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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

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

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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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

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

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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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Omaha beats other US metros in hotel growth

Construction Dive

The Nebraska city's number of rooms has increased 16% in the last five years, exceeding the U.S. overall by nine points

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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

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

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Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

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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 Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between December 2016, 2017

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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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Construction employment increases in 256 metro areas between April 2017 & 2018

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Construction employment increased in 256 out of 358 metro areas between April 2017 and April 2018, declined in 63 and was unchanged in 39, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America.

July / August 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 4)

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The July / August 2018 Issue features our 14th annual Rankings Report, presenting the top states, metros and global locations — with a special focus on new technologies.

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

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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

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Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

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Trio of Transit Construction Projects Dominates New LA Metro Budget

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The 2018-19 spending plan, which begins July 1, calls for nearly $2 billion in construction, with the majority directed to rail and transit expansions

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 Increases in 243 Metro Areas between October 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 243 out of 358 metro areas between October 2016 and October 2017, declined in 59 and stagnated in 56, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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

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Best Rail Lima Metro Line 1, Phase II. Buildings

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Metro Gear-Drive Walk Mower

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Exmark Metro Gear-Drive Walk Mower

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Construction Employment Up in 244 of 358 Metros

Construction Equipment

. . In his recent report, Ken Simonson at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) said, "With more than two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas adding construction jobs it is clear that the demand for construction is broad-based geographically and by project type.”

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Construction Employment Drops in 144 Out Of 358 Metro Areas

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2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential

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San Antonio, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report; Reno-Sparks, NV and Huntsville, AL placed second and third, respectively. Read 2016 Metro Rankings Report: San Antonio, TX Is No. 1 In Economic Growth Potential on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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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Trio of Transit Construction Projects Dominate New LA Metro Budget

ENR Construction

The 2018-2019 spending plan, which begins July 1, calls for nearly $2 billion in construction, with the majority directed to rail and transit expansions

Construction Employment Increases in 217 Out of 358 Metro Areas Between April 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 217 out of 358 metro areas between April 2016 and April 2017, declined in 89 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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Q&A With LA Metro's Phil Washington

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LA transit leader discusses area's ambitious plans

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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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