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Iron Workers and Contractors Annouce Paid Maternity Leave Benefit

IMPACT Conference Attendees Cheer Announcement at the 2017 Conference  The Iron Workers (IW) and the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), announced a new paid maternity leave benefit at the 2017 Iron Workers/IMPACT Conference in San Diego yesterday. The organization is the first to introduce a generous paid maternity leave benefit in the building trades.… Keep Reading


Architecture Billings Index Rebounds Into Positive Territory

Business conditions projected to solidify moving into the spring and summer   The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) returned to growth mode in February, after a weak showing in January. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The… Keep Reading


Friendship Village To Expand; Kadean Awarded Building Project

Kadean Construction extends senior living construction expertise Kadean Construction has been tapped by Friendship Village, one of the region’s most comprehensive senior living communities, to manage and construct 12 new luxury villas in Friendship Village Sunset Hill’s Phase 1D expansion, it was announced today. The expansion includes the construction of six, two-unit ranches within the… Keep Reading


PGAV Destinations to Present at Zoo Design Conference in Poland

Global Leaders in Exhibit Design Share Trends in Enrichment Design and Guest Experience PGAV Destinations’ Director of Zoo & Aquarium Planning and Design Stacey Ludlum and Project Manager Mariusz Bleszynski will be presenting at this year’s Zoo Design Conference, held April 5 – 7 at the University of Wrocław in Poland. Bringing together hundreds of… Keep Reading


Holland Construction Services Starts Construction Work on Fourth New Store at Hickory Point Mall in Decatur

Holland Construction Services (Holland) recently started construction work for Accent Construction Services and CBL Properties on the new 22,000 square-foot T.J. Maxx tenant space at Hickory Point Mall in Decatur, Illinois. This major renovation involves demolition work to the existing space currently occupied by Shoe Dept. Encore (which is moving to another location in the… Keep Reading


The Value of Cost Estimating

By Jessie Fetterling Cost estimating can make or break a project — and ensures that no surprises will arise come bid day. Continuing to cost estimate throughout the construction process can further guarantee that projects stay on budget and that facility owners are given timely information about system life cycles. School Construction News recently spoke… Keep Reading


HSA Commercial Executes 213,558 SF Lease with XPO Logistics Supply Chain, Inc. at Park 370 in St. Louis

Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate today announced that XPO Logistics Supply Chain, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has leased the entire 213,558-square-foot distribution facility at 1619 Park 370 Blvd., an HSA Commercial development in Hazelwood, Mo., a northwest suburb of St. Louis. XPO Logistics is scheduled to take occupancy in April after an interior build-out is completed. “To have a… Keep Reading

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