Gut Kitchen Renovation in Philadelphia

Jetson Green

Emerson, LEED AP, and his wife, Courtney, in Philadelphia. Green Roof Modern design Renovation kitchen Philadelphia reclaimed residential woodThis is a gut kitchen renovation by owners/designers Matthew D.

A Few Thoughts On The Philadelphia Building Collapse

Constructonomics

The building that collapsed at 21st and Market Street in Philadelphia is nothing less than a tragedy. But now that the dust has quite literally settled, it’s time to pick up the pieces and figure out what went wrong. However, it’s just not an easy thing to do.

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Rail Park breaks ground in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia will soon be getting its own version of New York’s popular High Line park as construction on the first phase of The Rail Park will begin by the end of the current calendar year. The project will transform the tracks of the old Reading Railroad into a 25,000-sf linear park. The park will have green space, lighting, walking paths, and benches and cost $10.3 million to build

Charlotte and LaGuardia Work Takes Off, Philadelphia Runway on Hold

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Lauren Keeley gestured at the sprawling Terminal B at LaGuardia International Airport, where some of the 14.3 million annual users were standing in a taxi line at the curb

LF Driscoll and Balfour Beatty recently wrapped the largest concrete pour in Philadelphia’s history

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The Pavilion , Penn Medicine’s $1.5 billion hospital, hopes to make waves in the medical world once it is completed. With a cornucopia of state-of-the-art features, the Foster + Partners-designed hospital is expected to provide a new level of patient care

ServiceTitan to present at Comfortech in Philadelphia

Constructor Magazine

Head of Sales and Revenue Growth for the home service industry software solutions provider to discuss technician recruitment and retention.

Health Care: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care

ENR Construction

This 160-year-old hospital—the first in the U.S. for children that, today, has one of the nation’s largest pediatric research programs—again pushed the envelope in designing and building this 700,000-sq-ft expansion

Health Care Best Project - The Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care

ENR Construction

The largest construction undertaking in the hospital’s 160-year history, the project aims to make the medical experience as stress free as possible for children

Excavator Operator Pleads Guilty in Fatal Philadelphia Building Collapse Case

Construction Equipment

An excavator operator accused of being under the influence of drugs the day of a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia , pleaded guilty to six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 12 count of reckless endangerment and causing a catastrophe, reports NBC Philadelphia.

Business Facilities: Tesla Gigafactory Is Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

Business Facilities recognizes the three most significant economic development projects of the year: Tesla''s battery factory in Nevada, Washington''s retention of the Boeing facility in Everett, and the new Comcast Center in downtown Philadelphia. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

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Comcast''s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia''s skyline. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla''s lithium battery plant near Reno.

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Man Charged in Philadelphia Building Collapse

Construction Equipment

The man operating the excavator involved in the Philadelphia building collapse has turned himself into police, who charged him with involuntary manslaughter.

Gehry unveils plan for renovation, expansion of Philadelphia Museum of Art [slideshow]

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In a special exhibit to open this summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will display the comprehensive plan that Frank Gehry has created for the renovation and expansion of its home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Philadelphia’s First Passive House Multi-Family Complex Ready for Occupancy

Jetson Green

After years in limbo, Philadelphia’s first multi-family Passive House housing project is finished and on the market. Located at 219-235 W. George St., the homes were developed by the Onion Flats group in association with Domani Developers.

LEED Platinum Avant Garage in Fishtown

Jetson Green

Here’s a little background on this stunning new development in Philadelphia: “ This project was unique in that we inherited the zoning of homes with garages on a back alley street with no parking on it. LEED Townhouse LEED Platinum Philadelphia Postgreen Homes residential

High Global Investor Confidence, Increased Interest In The U.S.

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However, large increases in transaction volume in secondary markets like Las Vegas, Indianapolis and Philadelphia indicate increased optimism in the U.S. This contributed column is sponsored by Business Facilities LiveXchange. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

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Southwest Corporate Culture Dallas Innovation Miami Philadelphia Robert Half washington Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength. What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

Outdated Welding Practice May Be Cause of Bridge Fracture

Construction Equipment

An construction error six decades ago might be the cause of a steel beam fracture discovered Friday on the Delaware River Bridge, reports The Philadelphia Inquirer

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

Business Facilities Blog

Five Below, a specialty value retailer catering to teens and pre-teens, will expand and relocate its national headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, a move that will create 154 new, high-wage jobs. “We Five Below will always be Philadelphia Proud.”.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards

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Philadelphia Regional Port Authority; El Paso, TX Foreign Trade Zone No. We are pleased to grant this distinction to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. By Business Facilities Staff. From the March/April 2013 issue.

South Jersey’s Big Road Fix Rivals Ones Up North

ENR Construction

Long-needed detangling of old interstate link between Philadelphia and Atlantic City now is at halfway point in a $920-million reconstruction

Design Competition Launches to Redesign Philadelphia Airport Landscape

Green Industry Professionals

A design competition is launching to reimagine about 130 acres of landscape around the Philadelphia International Airport

University of Pennsylvania’s new $1.5 billion hospital is being built with the future in mind

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billion hospital, dubbed the Pavilion, is the largest capital project in Penn’s history and will be Philadelphia’s most sophisticated health care building The University of Pennsylvania’s new $1.5

Comcast to build second Philadelphia skyscraper, with Norman Foster-designed tower [slideshow]

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Comcast Corporation announced last week its plan to build a second skyscraper in Philadelphia, adjacent to its current global headquarters, the 58-story, 973-foot Comcast Center.

What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

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Southwest Corporate Culture Dallas Innovation Miami Philadelphia Robert Half washington New research highlights cities where the largest percentage of CFOs view innovation as an employee strength. The post What Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers?

Contractor Convicted for Involuntary Manslaughter in 2013 Building Collapse

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Griffin Campbell, a North Philadelphia contractor, was f ound guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2013 Salvation Army building collapse that killed six and injured 13, reports Philly.com.

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

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DREDGING THE DELAWARE AS PHILADELPHIA GETS READY. A massive, $300-million Delaware River dredging project is helping the Port of Philadelphia get post-Panamax Ready. A deeper shipping channel will allow us to welcome a wider variety of cargo vessels to the Port of Philadelphia.

Going to Comfortech 2016? Welcome to Philadelphia!

Constructor Magazine

While you’re at Comfortech this September, between listening to speakers or attending conferences don’t forget to take time to look around Philadelphia!

Tracking the Issues in Construction Labor Unions

ProCore

Construction has a long union history, with carpenters in Philadelphia striking for a 10-hour workday as far back as 1791.

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NELSON joins forces with Cope Linder and KA

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NELSON , the Philadelphia-based interior design firm celebrating its 40 th anniversary this year, has merged with two other firms, Cope Linder Architects and KA Architecture , to position itself as a full-service architectural and design outfit across multiple nonresidential building types.

City Scoop: Philadelphia

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Rich data from Dodge Data & Analytics. Bonus Regions

Paseo Verde in Philadelphia is nation’s first LEED Platinum neighborhood development

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Paseo Verde, a mixed-use, mixed-income community hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last month. The complex is the country''s first Platinum LEED-certified Neighborhood Development, a distinction that it earned by creating an eco-friendly, transit-focused project.

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

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NOLA was followed by Newport News (VA), Baltimore and Philadelphia, respectively, in the annual logistics assessment from BF , a national publication focused on site selection and economic development. Southeast Anchorage Baltimore Business Facilities Economic Development GE Memphis New Orleans Newport News Panama Canal Philadelphia rankings San Francisco San Jose

UPDATE: Seven New Locations Added To President Obama’s Promise Zones Initiative

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Philadelphia, PA (West Philadelphia). Southwest Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce Blog-Jan-2014 Brownsville Choctaw Nation Flint Gary los angeles Macon Obama Philadelphia Promise Zones Rockford Rockville Rocky Mount San Antonio Southeastern Kentucky St.

ServiceTitan to present at Comfortech in Philadelphia

Constructor Magazine

Head of Sales and Revenue Growth for the home service industry software solutions provider to discuss technician recruitment and retention.

Sentencing for Crushed Salvation Army Building Announced in Philly

Construction Equipment

Griffin Campbell and Sean Benshcop of Campbell Construction were sentenced January 8 in Philadelphia for their part in the collapse of the Market Street Salvation Army building demolition which caused the death of six people and injury to 14 other in June 2013.

Pennsylvania Secures $1.2 Billion Comcast Innovation and Technology Center In Philadelphia

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Tom Corbett joined Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts and Liberty Property Trust Chairman and CEO Bill Hankowsky for an historic announcement that will drive economic progress and transform Philadelphia’s skyline with the construction of a $1.2 Posted by Heidi Schwartz .