BREEAM New Construction standard launched in US

Construction Dive

United Kingdom-based Building Research Establishment teamed with architecture, engineering and design firm HOK to introduce a green building certification program for the U.S.

U.S. tariffs spark retaliation

Construction Dive

The White House's Friday imposition of 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the European Union prompted the trade partners to plot similar restrictions on imports of U.S. goods

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U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

Business Facilities Blog

Archives Articles By Industry Articles By Location Articles By Topic Business Clusters/Corridors California Cover Story Featured Post Illinois Magazine Magazine Highlights Manufacturing Michigan New York North Carolina Ohio Public Private Partnerships Recent Issues Tennessee Texas U.S. -

Top U.S. Cities For Tech Hiring

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Top U.S. More than half of companies plan to hire tech talent by the end of the year; Miami, Detroit, and Los Angeles are top cities adding to their tech teams, according to new survey. Cities For Tech Hiring at BusinessFacilities.com.

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Business Facilities Blog

New York, NY is the most expensive U.S. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S., Read NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S.

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U.S. road work-zone fatalities up 7%

Construction Dive

Officials says more traffic and road work and distracted driving are to blame for the increase in fatalities

Teva Pharmaceuticals Moving U.S. Headquarters To New Jersey

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Teva Pharmaceuticals Moving U.S. The Israel-based global pharmaceutical company will transfer and create more than 800 jobs to Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ with help from state tax credits. Headquarters To New Jersey at BusinessFacilities.com.

Katerra plans major US factory expansion

Construction Dive

Katerra's buildouts this year will be conventional wood panel and truss factories, and potentially another mass timber plant in the Southeast

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BREEAM New Construction standard launched in U.S.

BD+C

based Building Research Establishment (BRE) has teamed up with architecture, engineering, and design firm HOK to introduce a new green building certification program to the U.S.

Gerber Relocating U.S. Headquarters To Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

subsidiary will invest $5 million to relocate its U.S. Read: Gerber Relocating U.S. The Nestlé S.A. headquarters from New Jersey to Arlington County, VA, creating 150 new jobs. Headquarters To Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Seven Trends Driving U.S. Job Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Seven Trends Driving U.S. New research from CareerBuilder has identified seven major trends that have significantly influenced job creation over the last seven years (2010-2017).

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Report: US construction industry has a bright future

Construction Dive

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation predicted industry growth of 5% from 2017 to 2018

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Foreign Investment In U.S. China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients. Real Estate Rising.

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US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

Read: US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Food Processing Logistics & Distribution Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Virginia Workforce Development Business Incentives Economic Development Employment Expansion Manassas Prince William County Department of Economic Development Site Selection US Foods Virginia Jobs Investment Program

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Loyal readers of this space know we’ve been closely tracking the ongoing debate about whether to permit drone flights in domestic U.S. The FAA currently is evaluating six U.S. They were followed by the U.S. Far West U.S. Great Lakes U.S. - Mid Atlantic U.S. -

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Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Business Facilities Blog

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Census Bureau. . Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors.

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U.S. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness

Business Facilities Blog

Read: U.S. Washington, DC, San Francisco land in Top 10 of the Global Talent Competitiveness Index’s city rankings. Ranked Third For Global Talent Competitiveness at BusinessFacilities.com.

Report: Design-build to deliver almost half of US projects by 2021

Construction Dive

The project delivery method considered the "alternative" to design-bid-build is expected to represent 44% of construction spending

Biggest Construction Companies In The US

Geniebelt

In the US there are a lot of construction companies doing different work within areas like commercial, institutional, industrial, and civil construction services. But who are the biggest construction companies in the US?

US Energy Boom v OPEC

Collaborative Construction

The glut of cheap energy - mostly in the form of natural gas - and the rise of shale oil production in the US is crimping OPEC's style. I cannot say that hurts my feelings in the least. This is the beginning of a trend.

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Wonders all around us

Nuts and Bolts

And while many of us see it every day, I wonder – there I go again — how many of us pause with any regularity to think about what we’re looking at.

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Controversy Persists as US-Canada Bridge Picks P3 Builder

ENR Construction

Gordie Howe cable-stay span will set a record but project issues still swirl

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US construction spending hit record high for second-straight month

Construction Dive

December's record beat analyst expectations by 0.3% and marks the fifth-consecutive month of spending gains

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Delek US Holdings Expanding Middle Tennessee HQ 

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Delek US Holdings Expanding Middle Tennessee HQ at BusinessFacilities.com. The Fortune 500 energy company will invest $4 million and create 175 jobs in Brentwood, TN. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Energy Featured Tennessee Delek Economic Development Employment Expansion Middle Tennessee Site Selection Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Williamson County

Hitachi Celebrates Grand Opening of New U.S. Corporate Headquarters

Construction Equipment

HCMA) celebrated the grand opening of their new U.S. Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America Inc. corporate headquarters in Newnan, Georgia, with employees, local dignitaries, business partners and members of the media on June 1, 2018.

China-U.S. Trade Tariffs Mutually Suspended

Construction Equipment

The U.S. trade war with China is “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, according to U.S.

Poll: White House shirking U.S. infrastructure

Construction Dive

Only 10% of those polled said it was very likely that the president's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan will gain traction

U.S. Construction Industry Forecast

Construction Business Owner

As the unemployment rate declines, investment in both residential and commercial U.S. The United States construction industry is viewed as a key indicator of the strength of the American economy, consumer confidence and unemployment trends.

U.S. construction fatalities rose 6% in 2016

BD+C

Fatal work injuries in the U.S. rose 7% to a preliminary total of 5,190 in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of the total private industry fatalities in 2016, 22.2% were construction fatalities.

Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Smaller U.S. Increasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector. Cities Joining Technology Boom. Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Louisiana North Carolina Ohio Research & Development Surveys & Research Tennessee Texas USA - Great Lakes USA - Southeast Austin BBG Cleveland Expansion Nashville New Orleans Raleigh-Durham Site Selection Technology technology hubs

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Don't Delay New US Crane Safety Rule

ENR Construction

Chinese Real Estate Investment Plays Growing Role In U.S. Economy

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Chinese direct investment in U.S. real estate has grown dramatically and visibly since 2010, according to a new report by Asia Society and Rosen Consulting Group (RCG) , Breaking Ground: Chinese Investment in U.S. Chinese capital has had a significant impact on the U.S.

How to deliver in the Northwestern U.S.

The Korte Company

While The Korte Company has delivered thousands of jobs in 43 U.S. Instead, it’s because this dynamic region has given us opportunities to learn more about how to deliver quality buildings no matter where you are. The Northwest has more rainy days than almost anywhere else in the U.S.

U.S. appeals court rules against OSHA on machine guards

FDR Safety

The 8th U.S. The post U.S. A federal appeals court has ruled against OSHA in a case stemming from a fatal accident involving a lathe at a manufacturing plant, saying that the agency’s interpretation of its regulations on machine guards “strains a common sense reading.”. Circuit Court of Appeals found that regulations were designed to protect workers from “point of contact risks and risks associated with the routine operation of lathes, such as flakes and sparks.”

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Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. Plant In Georgia

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Top Polymer Enterprise Locating First U.S. The Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer will invest $15 million and create 70 jobs in Social Circle, GA. Plant In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Takigawa Corp. Japan Establishing First U.S. Operation In Kentucky

Business Facilities Blog

Japan, a flexible packaging and high-performance films producer, will create 180 full-time jobs with a nearly $46 million investment to locate a manufacturing operation in Bardstown, its first in the U.S. Japan Establishing First U.S. Takigawa Corp.

Toyota Investing Over $373M In Five U.S. Plants

Business Facilities Blog

million investment in five U.S. million investment in five U.S. The company remains the world leader in gas-electric hybrids, surpassing 3 million sales in the U.S. billion) toward its commitment to invest $10 billion in the U.S.