Washington state bans construction, Boston extends moratorium

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’'s clarification updated Monday's mandate that appeared to exempt construction while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh extended his construction ban despite calls from his governor to lift it

Omni Mount Washington Guestroom Addition Wraps Up

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The Omni Mount Washington Resort Guestroom Addition project in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, is in the final stages of completion after an exciting 18 months. The post Omni Mount Washington Guestroom Addition Wraps Up first appeared on PC Construction Company Blog. What a whirlwind!

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Washington State Will Require Heat Pumps in All New Construction Beginning 2023

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Washington State Will Require Heat Pumps in All New Construction Beginning 2023. The State Building Code Council recently voted to approve a new Washington State Energy Code that requires heat pumps in all new-construction projects.

Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant

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Read: Serta Simmons Bedding Opens Washington Manufacturing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Washington Workforce Development corporate expansion Employment Puyallup Seattle Serta Simmons Bedding washingtonThe new plant in Seattle, WA expands the company’s regional presence as part of $100 million manufacturing investment.

RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

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Read: RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington at BusinessFacilities.com. Advanced Manufacturing Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Renewable Energy Research & Development Washington Workforce Development corporate expansion Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment lab lithium batteries RELiON Seattle Site Selection Technology technology center washington

Washington State University’s new Plant Sciences Building opens

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The new $66 million-dollar Plant Sciences Building has officially opened on the Washington State University campus in Pullman, Wash. . The 82,437-sf building is the latest addition to the V.

Oregon, Washington and Alaska Projects Named 2022 RAISE Grant Recipients

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Washington received $97.7 million in RAISE grants for seven projects. Three projects each from Oregon and Alaska were also chosen for the program

Washington Carpenters Union Strikes After Voting to Reject Contract

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Washington state carpenters strike after rejecting an AGC of Washington contract

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Northwest Equipment Sales Opens in Burbank, Washington

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Northwest Equipment Sales, a Volvo Trucks dealer, expanded into Burbank, Washington, to serve Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco. This is the dealership’s fourth site.

Washington Builders Introduce New Workforce Training Programs to Tackle Labor Shortage

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Washington Builders Introduce New Workforce Training Programs to Tackle Labor Shortage. Industry leaders in Washington are rolling out a number of new training programs and initiatives meant to connect young adults with career opportunities in the skilled trades.

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Gilbane Development team breaks ground on Livingston Place at Southern Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C.

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7 Cedars Hotel completes on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

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The new 7 Cedars Resort Properties has recently completed construction on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula just adjacent from the S’Klallam Tribe’s 7 Cedars Casino.

New 9-story outpatient facility planned on Washington University Medical Campus

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Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are planning a nine-story, 659,000-sf medical facility on the Washington University Medical Campus.

Washington, D.C.’s first modular apartment building breaks ground

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Modo, the first modular apartment building in Washington, D.C. has begun construction. In a period of only eight days 44 custom designed modular boxes shipped from Pennsylvania were lifted into place by crane to create 16 of Modo’s 17 three-bedroom apartments.

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Bobcat PNW Adds Location in Olympia, Washington

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Bobcat PNW has added a sixth location, opening a branch in Olympia, Washington. The company serves the southern Washington and northern Idaho regions. Our Bobcat equipment customers in Washington are most Bobcat of Olympia joins other branches in Seattle, Marysville, Spokane, Pasco, and Yakima.

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Washington state union crane operators strike

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For the second time, the International Union of Operating Engineers and Associated General Contractors of Washington failed to reach an agreement on work conditions, hours and wages

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Kiewit, Skanska Among Firms Vying for $250M Washington State DOT Project

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Seven design-build teams responded to a Washington Dept. of Transportation RFQ

University of Washington Tacoma breaks ground on new STEM learning lab

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The University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) has broken ground on Milgard Hall, a state-of-the-art STEM learning lab. The building will connect students and faculty across the Milgard Business School, the School of Engineering & Technology, and the Global Innovation and Design Lab

Washington D.C. Launches New Infrastructure Academy

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In 2016, less than half of the available infrastructure job positions in Washington D.C. To better fill the District's need for trained workers with infrastructure skills, Washington D.C. were filled (2,500 job openings with only 1,246 hires), even with an average hourly rate of $48. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the D.C. Infrastructure Academy last week to provide hands-on training and experience to area residents

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Voting Opens on New Washington State NW Contractors Union Agreement

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The Northwest Carpenters Union and the Associated General Contractors of Washington will vote on an agreement starting Thursday night

Washington State construction industry restart plan has three phases

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Washington State is developing a three-phase approach to restarting the construction industry after a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Washington formed a construction advisory group to make recommendations on how to reopen construction activity.

Tour a Unique Pocket Neighborhood in Spokane, Washington

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The post Tour a Unique Pocket Neighborhood in Spokane, Washington appeared first on Natural Building Blog. On an empty lot next door to a popular craft brewery, the Blockhouse team wanted to build housing that would fit a buzzing Spokane (WA) neighborhood.

$50B of development in Washington, DC's pipeline

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Residential represents the biggest share of the construction boom, but many hotel, office and retail projects are also underway

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NBCU News Group unveils new Washington bureau and studios

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24, NBCU News Group debuted its new Washington bureau and studios. On Jan. The bureau spans six floors and 80,000 sf and includes seven studios.

Returning to Washington with lessons learned about construction marketing

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Tonight, I’m heading to Washington DC for the annual Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Build Business conference. I certainly remember discovering SMPS just as I was pulling up my tail and preparing to close the Washington business […]. The post Returning to Washington with lessons learned about construction marketing appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas.

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Washington First State to Require Electric Heat Pumps

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Advocates say the move will reduce carbon emissions from commercial buildings

First Steel Arch Segment Installed for New Washington D.C. Bridge

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First Steel Arch Segment Set on New Washington, D.C., Bridge

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Wildfires Burn Throughout Pacific Northwest, Destroy Much of Washington Town

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Extremely dry and gusty conditions on Labor Day sparked 80 new fires in Oregon and Washington

Companies Choosing High Quality Offices In Response To Hybrid Work

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Office Market Washington DCCompanies are choosing high quality offices to encourage employees to work from the office and be their most productive when there, according to CBRE analysis.

Jubilant HollisterStier To Invest $76M In Canadian Manufacturing Plant

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Pharmaceutical maker Jubilant HollisterStier will also invest $193 million in an expansion of its East Spokane, WA plant.

Doosan Opens Distribution Parts Center in Washington

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Doosan opened its second North American parts distribution center in Lacey, Washington. This distribution center triples the company’s parts inventory, benefitting dealers and customers in the Western U.S. and Canada, according to the company. The Lacy facility is designed for genuine Doosan parts

Denver Airport Leader Washington Nominated to Top FAA Post

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Airport groups praise the nomination

Denver Airport Leader Phillip Washington Nominated to Head FAA

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Airport groups praise the nomination of the transportation management veteran

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

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EDA washington workforce workforce training grantsPart of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

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San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.

Washington D.C. to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032

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Washington, D.C.’s s city council voted to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2032, one of the nation’s most ambitious green energy goals to date. The Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Act of 2018 also includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation. Federal buildings will have to follow the stricter energy efficiency standards that the new law will bring for all existing D.C. buildings

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Washington Roofer Fined $642,540 for 21 Violations

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A roofing company in Mukilteo, Washington, faces close to maximum fines for multiple safety violations that exposed workers to potential falls from more than 30 feet high and other hazards at job sites in Issaquah and Vancouver. was cited by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries for 21 safety violations in all, found during four separate inspections.

Business And Industrial Parks: There’s No Place Like Home

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Vernon Richland south carolina washingtonOperators of business and industrial parks realize that they need to offer more of everything to attract new their sites.

Illinois Led U.S. Green Building Council’s Top 10 States For LEED In 2021

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LA Metro CEO Washington To Step Down

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Transportation veteran will not seek a new contract in May