Quantcast
Home / News / Construction (page 24)

Construction

Coeur d’Alene fills long-empty historic Montgomery Ward building

Sitting empty since 2006, the original four-level brick Montgomery Ward building in downtown Coeur d’Alene will be largely filled up by tenants by the end of summer. Three Coeur d’Alene businesses teamed up to buy the 27,000-square foot Wiggett Building ...

Read More »

Portland team close to breaking ground on cross-laminated timber building (access required)

The long-awaited Framework building is close to taking root in Portland, Ore.’s Pearl District. Portland developer Project^ plans to break ground in early 2018 on the 11-story mixed-use building. Framework will be the United States’ tallest building to use cross-laminated ...

Read More »

Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

President Donald Trump is signing a measure Jan. 23 imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The administration says the decision is part of Trump’s pledge to put American companies ...

Read More »

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs ...

Read More »

School bathrooms suddenly become problematic (access required)

Among the many issues that come up in educational facility projects, bathroom design typically hasn’t been one. It is now. “It is a sensitive issue,” Soderstrom Architects principal Henry Fitzgibbon said. “We have been bogged down on this issue on ...

Read More »

US home construction tumbled 8.2 percent in December

Groundbreakings on new homes fell 8.2 percent in December, with builders ending 2017 by slowing down their construction of single-family houses. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the monthly decline put U.S. housing starts at a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

Read More »

US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable ahead of the spring homebuying season. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Jan. 17 slipped in January ...

Read More »