An international conference hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building will address the ways to improve the speed and cost of construction to avoid “strangling off its demand.” So reports Stuff.
A report from the World Resources Institute, "Accelerating Building Efficiency — 8 Actions for Urban Leaders," highlights ways local governments can help foster the construction of high efficiency buildings. So reports Green Biz.
A record number of buildings are under construction in Seattle since the city’s Downtown Seattle Association began keeping track in 2005. So reports The Seattle Times.
Apartment building developers across the country are competing to find skilled construction workers. So reports National Real Estate Developer.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake last week introduced a bill he said will create a level playing field for government contractors by requiring neutrality with respect to Project Labor Agreements, which were highly encouraged by the Obama Administration.