A few years ago, a Texas contractor got a $20 million judgment against a property owner who was withholding payment. Shortly thereafter, an appeals court unpinned the judgment and awarded $10 million to the property owner for reimbursed attorney fees. What happened?...
The future of high-rise buildings may well be wooden if recent reports are to come to fruition, with many of the world's leading engineers and construction experts anticipating that the concept of a "plyscraper" is not as far off the mark as some may think.
There has been a lot of talk as of late in the construction industry about the impact the cloud can have on business — especially processes like project management at the jobsite. But is the cloud also beginning to hover over the estimating departments in construction...
Veterans leaving the armed services could be excellent employees for the construction industry — if only they thought to apply. Former soldiers have an array of skills and qualities. For one thing, successfully completing a stint in the military says something about...
McGraw Hill Construction announced its 76th annual forum for construction industry leaders, the Outlook Executive Conference, to be held Nov. 5-6 in Washington, D.C. The event features the release of 2015's Dodge Construction Outlook...
The International Monetary Fund upgraded U.S. growth figures in its annual World Economic Outlook published Oct. 7, but had a relatively gloomy outlook for the rest of the world, revising its overall growth forecast downwards for this year and the next. The IMF gave the...
U.S. office construction has reached its highest level since 2008 as developers break ground on new projects in a growing number of markets where job growth, rising rents and falling vacancies are finally justifying new development. An...
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