Posts Tagged ‘construction’

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and...Read More...

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Following a two-month soft patch, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose almost two full points in...Read More...

Local Firms Build Youth Facility In Anaheim

Local Firms Build Youth Facility In Anaheim

The 25,000 square foot "Dreamscape" will serve area children through the GOALS (Growth Opportunities through Athletics, Learning and Service)...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sleep In, Or Ship Out

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sleep In, Or Ship Out

The 120 room Travelodge has been built from 86 high strength steel containers which were constructed and fitted with the hotel room's fixture and fittings in Shenzen, China. Transported to England by boat, they were then put on a truck and fitted together like giant Lego...Read More...

AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

Even with modest improvements in the overall U.S. economy, nonresidential construction spending is expected to decrease by more than 20% in 2010 with a marginal increase of 3.1% in 2011 in inflation adjusted...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Photo Index Of Maintenance & Renovations

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Photo Index Of Maintenance & Renovations

ConstructionPhotoDocs.com has introduced a photo indexing service geared to facility management...Read More...

Revised U.S. Forest Management Standard

Revised U.S. Forest Management Standard

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) recently announced revisions to its Forest Management Standard for the contiguous U.S....Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LEED Calculator

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LEED Calculator

The online calculator is aimed at determining how the company's products may contribute to LEED credits....Read More...

Dennis J. Hall to Take Office of CSI President

Dennis J. Hall to Take Office of CSI President

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has announced that Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, SCIP, will assume presidency of the organization on July...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

American Modular Systems manufactures these environmentally friendly, low maintenance environments with a variety of...Read More...