RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington

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Read: RELiON Opens New Technology Center In Washington at BusinessFacilities.com. The new Technology Center and Lab in Seattle, WA serves as a central hub making room for the company to conduct research and development, product testing, and sustaining engineering.

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.

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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Washington update

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Last week The House cancelled all business this week as Washington shoveled out from its recent snow and Democrats headed to their 3-day policy retreat in Baltimore. Dain M. Hansen, Senior Vice President Government Relations, The IAPMO Group.

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.

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$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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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.

U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters - vegetative roof assembly, Washington, D.C.

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million square foot headquarters located in Washington D.C.Driven by Federally-mandated sustainable requirements, a 300,000 plus square-foot Vegetative Roof Assembly (VRA) was incorporated into the architectural design for the U.S. Coast Guard’s 11-level, 1.2

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12-story mixed-use development opens in Washington, D.C.

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Columbia Place, a 12-story mixed-use development in Washington, D.C. features hospitality, residential, and retail offerings in the Shaw Historic District.

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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Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

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location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN. The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. Read: Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site at BusinessFacilities.com.

Washington’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming

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The first-ever diverging diamond Interchange for Washington state enters the construction phase this year at the interchange between Interstate 5 and State Route 510 in Lacey, south of Tacoma

Chris Renee Cosmetics To Invest Over $2M In Washington County, VA

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Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, VA, creating 37 new jobs. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Washington State moving to promote mass timber construction with legislation

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Washington State lawmakers are taking measures to promote the use of mass timber construction.

$4.6B construction bill heads to Washington state's Senate

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Public schools and colleges receive record funding and the largest share under the plan, which is part of a national push for infrastructure investment

Washington, DC's $1.3B of medical construction led US

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The most populated 25 U.S. metros saw a total of $15.7 billion of activity in the healthcare sector last year

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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.

FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher

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Washington always has been at the forefront of a new frontier in America, in industry as well as geography. Inslee has been proactive in realigning state agencies to service Washington’s strategic goals for economic development. “We

State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business

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State Focus: Washington – A Legendary Place To Do Business appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West Washington BF-May/June-2015 Centennial Industrial Park Jobs Now Act Port of VancouverBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. Construction cranes are dotting the idyllic skies in the northwest, where, among other projects, the new world headquarters of Amazon is taking shape amid a bustling real estate market.

All that urban jazz: Mixed-use center lends a zing to downtown Washington's skyline

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That which could have turned into “another drab stretch … of bureaucratic architecture” has become what Washington Post architecture critic Philip Kennicott has called “a rare example of urban jazz” in the District of Columbia. The project team behind Midtown Center demolished four buildings (including the Post's one-time headquarters) at night and erected a hip duo of 14-story, copper-clad towers accented by three enclosed bridges mounted over a 10,000-sf pedestrian way/courtyard.

Washington D.C.’s flattened skyline can be a virtue

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While some complain that Washington D.C.’s s building height limit has resulted in lookalike, boxy buildings, an architecture critic views the restriction as a feature, not a bug

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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Named ENR MidAtlantic Owner of the Year

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The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has been selected as ENR MidAtlantic Owner of the Year

Washington, D.C. is first LEED Platinum city in the world

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Washington, D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world by the U.S. Green Building Council last month. Today, 65% of D.C. neighborhoods are walkable, 58% of commuter trips are by bike, walking, or public transit, and the D.C.

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A Great Tiny House Goes up in Washington DC

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The Matchbox, which was recently built in Washington DC by Jay Austin, is a great example of just how cozy and functional a tiny home can be. This house is part of the Boneyard Studios tiny house community in Washington DC, which is basically an experiment in simple and sustainable living.

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Best Renovation/Restoration: Washington Hall

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The modernization of historic Washington Hall preserved more than the original brick, plaster and wood finishes

Campus builder: Everett University Center at Washington State University

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As the anchor building of a new branch campus for Washington State University, the 95,000-sf Everett University Center plays a crucial role in providing STEM-based baccalaureate and graduate programs to the North Puget Sound region.

Washington Incentives and Workforce Development Guide

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A comprehensive list of Washington financial aid, loans, grants, abatements, workforce development, exemptions, funds & capital investment opportunities. Washington Incentives and Workforce Development Guide appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Airports/Transit: Washington Wabash Elevated Train Station

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Great Chicago design comes to the CTA in the form of this station that combines two stops into one

The Construction Stories of 2019 for Washington, Oregon

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Take a look at five of the larger stories to watch in Washington and Oregon in 2019

The Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering opens on the University of Washington campus

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Since 2003, the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering has grown considerably. The program outgrew the existing 165,000 sf building and found itself needing more space

The IAPMO Group Washington update

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Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP, Government Relations, The IAPMO Group. This week the House passed a bill to loosen federal laws relating to business start-ups’ ability to pitch investors, legislation to protect e-mail privacy and a resolution to block the Department of Labor’s final fiduciary rule.

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

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The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit

Washington DC's $5.8B Silver Line work delayed due to faulty rail ties

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The Washington Metro and the regional airports authority rejected a fix Capital Rail Constructors proposed for the second phase, claiming it requires too much maintenance, so negotiations are ongoing

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Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington, UtahShine in BF’s 9th Annual State Rankings Report

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According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, several states—including Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Washington and Utah—deserve a shout-out for their overall performance in the magazine’s 2013 state rankings. Washington emerged as a leader in the revamped alternative energy categories, while Utah notched another impressive across-the-board finish. Southwest Utah Washington Economic Development rankings

Pesticide Exam Fees May Go up and Online in Washington

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to scrap paper tests and adopt online testing for pesticide applicators

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Civil Engineers Give Washington ‘C’ on Infrastructure Report

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Washington's fast population growth is 'stress-testing' the region's infrastructure, ASCE officials say

The IAPMO Group Washington update

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Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP Government Relations, IAPMO. The Senate this week today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure. read more. Codes

High-tech haven: The Spark at Washington State University

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Designed to serve as a new “hub for innovation” on Washington State University’s Pullman, Wash., campus, The Spark features a number of cutting-edge programmatic and technological elements that are rare even in today’s rapidly changing higher education sector.

Washington students shine at CM competition

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The University of Washington won three awards and Washington State University won one at the recently held regional Associated Schools of Construction student competition in Nevada. Both schools competed in Region 7, which includes schools from Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii.

Washington state to include mass timber in building codes

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State lawmakers are also working on legislation that would require cross-laminated timber be used in any public building 12 stories or less