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Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, today announced its plans to open a new factory in Spokane Valley, Washington, where it will produce mass timber products includingRead more

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The construction market has been suffering from a labor shortage exacerbated by aging baby boomers who are retiring, leaving a void that millennials are not overwhelmingly interested in filling.Read more

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Downtown Seattle is experiencing an unprecedented development boom. The Downtown Seattle Association’s 2017 Mid-Year Development Guide indicates a record $5B in current construction activity downtown. Residential builders are racingRead more

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is proposing a new policy intended to reduce the design review wait times for typical projects by four to eight weeks. The legislation fulfills aRead more

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The Seattle City Council voted Monday to promote more space between high-rises in a segment of downtown by encouraging developers to construct taller, thinner buildings. The legislation will createRead more

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Mortenson Construction today released its quarterly Construction Cost Index for Seattle. According to the report, the Seattle market’s construction costs in Q2 of 2017 continued growing while employment growthRead more

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The Downtown Seattle Association’s 2017 Mid-Year Development Guide indicates a record $5 billion in current construction activity downtown. Residential builders are racing to meet demand with more than 30,000Read more

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More than 10,000 building industry professionals attended the 2017 annual Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in San Diego on June 27-29. The three conference tracks included the Land &Read more

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It’s kind of hard to wrap your head around this apartment construction boom that started in 2012: In the Seattle area, there are currently 23,572 apartment units under constructionRead more

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Earth’s population is expected to reach 8.5 billion people by 2030. That is 8.5 billion mouths to feed. With dwindling land resources and soaring farming costs across the country,Read more

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