U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

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Read: U.S. Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard. Manufacturing Is Surging at BusinessFacilities.com. Arizona Arkansas Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Florida Indiana Industry Focus Kentucky Magazine Highlights Manufacturing BF-Sept/Oct-2018 corporate expansion Economic Development florida kentucky manufacturing growth Orlando Peoria Site Selection

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US Senate subcommittee advances $87B transportation bill

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But, according to Transportation for America, federal appropriations and disbursements are two different things, and in the lastt few years, only a small portion of appropriations have been handed out to projects

ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. Headquarters

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Read: ENF Technology Chooses Texas For U.S. The South Korean company will invest $45 million in its new Kyle, TX headquarters and advanced manufacturing facility, where it will initially employ up to 50 employees. Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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U.S. Innovation Hubs: Inventing the Future

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U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

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The U.S. Read: U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration. Manufacturing: All The Way Back at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee

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million to move its U.S. Read: Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 headquarters to Tennessee, TN bringing 200 jobs to Franklin. HQ To Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

Toyota Ramps Up U.S. Investment

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By 2021, Toyota will now invest nearly $13 billion in its U.S. Read: Toyota Ramps Up U.S. operations with plans to add nearly 600 new jobs at American manufacturing plants. Investment at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

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Read: Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant. Glass Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.

Report: 60% of US construction activity concentrated in 10 states

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Of the more than 11,200 U.S. projects GlobalData tracks, California by far leads with $524.6 billion in the works, followed by Texas, New York and Florida

Gerhardi Opens First U.S. Plant In Alabama

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Read: Gerhardi Opens First U.S. The German auto supplier invested $41.6 million and will employ up to 235 employees at the Montgomery, AL manufacturing facility. . Plant In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

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Read: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC. HQ To North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

U.S. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana

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Read: U.S. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Business Incentives corporate expansion Economic Development Gary Works Indiana Economic Development Corporation Steel Mill Tax Credits U.S. The steel company will undertake a major modernization and asset revitalization project at its Gary Works plant. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

US construction costs rose 5.7% in 2018

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Of the 12 metros in Rider Levett Bucknall's study, those experiencing the biggest cost increases, at over 7%, were Chicago and Portland, Oregon

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Report: Preparing US for sea level rise will cost $400B

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The cost includes constructing 50,000 miles of seawalls to protect coastal areas in 22 states in half the time it took to build the U.S. highway system

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Blockchain has come to U.S. Real Estate

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It is suggested blockchain may do for the $217 trillion U.S. Then Palo Alto based private company, Propy, announced that in a Vermont pilot program it had used blockchain for a property purchase on February 20, 2018 in Chittenden County, Vermont, a first in the U.S.

Polycap Establishing First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia

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Read: Polycap Establishing First U.S. The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA. Manufacturing Facility In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

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In First U.S. Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA. Read: Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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U.S. economic growth crosses 3% threshold to begin the year

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U.S. economic growth softens in final quarter of 2018

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INTEGRIM Opens U.S. Headquarters In New Hampshire

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INTEGRIM's new U.S. Read: INTEGRIM Opens U.S. Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Quality Of Life Canada corporate expansion Economic Development Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce headquarters INTEGRIM Manchester New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs Quality of Life U.S. location will enable the company to serve a market that is ripe for Process Automation solutions nationwide.

Number of U.S. architects continues to rise

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This is a 2% increase from 2017 and represents a 13% increase compared to the number of U.S. The number of architects licensed in the United States rose to 115,316 in 2018, according to the annual Survey of Architectural Registration Boards.

DPR signs with HammerTech for all of its U.S. projects

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The contractor said its use of the software for customized, paperless safety reporting is transforming the way it prevents and identifies hazards

U.S. tariffs spark retaliation

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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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Mapping high-impact construction across the US

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An interactive tool to keep tabs on large-scale projects spanning mixed-use, infrastructure, entertainment and many more categories

Most U.S. Professionals Would Opt To Leave Cities 

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Read: Most U.S. Driven by a housing crunch and high cost of living, a new poll shows 70 percent of knowledge workers would move from major cities if they could perform their jobs at the same level. Professionals Would Opt To Leave Cities at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Trump lifts US tariffs on North American steel and aluminum

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The United States will lift its tariffs on industrial metals from Mexico and Canada in exchange for new enforcement measures to prevent Chinese steel from being imported

Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

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Read: Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Corporate Real Estate Featured Surveys & Research USA - Far West USA - Great Lakes USA - Great Plains USA - Mid Atlantic USA - New England USA - Rocky Mountains USA - Southeast USA - Southwest 2018 Office Experience Exchange Report BOMA commercial real estate New York City office buildings operating expenses Real Estate Salt Lake City U.S.

47,052 Deficient U.S. Bridges: Report

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The group recently released a U.S. The length of America’s structurally deficient bridges, if placed end-to-end, would span nearly 1,100 miles according to a report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Facility

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Read: South Korean Auto Supplier Picks Alabama For First U.S. Yongsan Automotive USA will invest more than $5.5 million to open a manufacturing facility in Opelika, AL that will employ 150 workers after three years. Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

BREEAM New Construction standard launched in US

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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.

Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Production

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Read: Swiss AgTech Company Picks Indiana For First U.S. Cormo USA Inc. will invest $29.5 million to establish operations in Rushville, IN, creating up to 250 new jobs by the end of 2023. Production at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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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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US military set on 3D-printing more bridges, buildings

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The Department of Defense is seeking an autonomous, 'construction-scale' printer that can be quickly set up and deployed by just four users

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum plan $8B US plant

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The companies will select engineering, procurement and construction contractors in 2021 for the plant, which will be located along the Gulf Coast

US colleges adopt Plangrid for campus construction

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Forty institutions — 15 of which have signed on so far this year — use the software to help increase the efficiency of both renovations and new work

$2.9B US-Canada Gordie Howe bridge construction picks up

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At least 40 Michigan companies are working on the five-year project, and Bridging North America plans to solicit bids for at least 10 to 15 more contracts in the next month

Dodge: E-commerce driving US warehouse construction

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In the shift away from brick-and-mortar shopping, "e-tailers" like Amazon are driving up the volume and size of such projects, with 2018 starts totaling 283 million square feet

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Is a BIM Mandate Coming to the US?

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Local BIM in the US. The U.S.

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Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility

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Read: Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing Tennessee Baxter corporate expansion Economic Development Employment Portobella America Production Facility Putnam County Site Selection tile manufacturing U.S. The Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer will invest about $150 million and create 220 jobs in Baxter, TN. .

Skanska quits US P3 market, replaces civil division chief

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President and CEO Anders Danielsson said the potential rewards of future U.S. public-private partnerships did not rise beyond the level of risk

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