Posts tagged withconstruction

Seattle’s 2017 has been marked by the most construction cranes in the nation, steady office demand from tech companies and rising multifamily rents due to short supply as moreRead more

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Size could matter when it comes to increasing density across U.S. cities. With many major metros around the country facing rising construction and land costs, companies are looking towardRead more

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At a time when the U.S. construction industry is facing a severe shortage of skilled labor, there is a burgeoning business consensus: The future is female. This week isRead more

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The cost of construction is rising again. Trade disputes, hurricanes and rising demand from overseas are all pushing up the price of materials from gypsum wallboard to lumber andRead more

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Securing bank construction loans has become a tough nut for developers to crack. Some banks have pulled back on allocations to new development, while banks across the board have becomeRead more

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The self-storage industry is on track to have its biggest year yet. Self-storage construction spending increased 89% year-over-year and surpassed $2.27B between January and August. This is the highest amountRead more

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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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