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  1. New York stalled building list is improving
    Published on: Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 7:06 AM | Viewed: 527 times.
    By Sean Gabel New York's Department of Buildings has a positive outlook for upcoming growth of building projects. Projections for spending are looking brighter this year for the Manhattan area and also the outer boroughs. According to the New York Building Congress, the stalled projects list declined by 12% in ...... Read Full News
  2. Hefty $3.6B For Rail Movable Bridges
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:20 PM | Viewed: 463 times.
    By Hans Centena The Metro-North's New Haven Line requires $3.6 billion to replace its four movable bridges which are already more than a hundred years old. Commuters will be interrupted by constant disruptions and delays over the next 20 years, if the railroad is not given ample maintenance. The bridges wil...... Read Full News
  3. Swift Progress in NY’s Monumental Riverbend Project
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:18 PM | Viewed: 556 times.
    By Hans Centena A state of the art clean-energy complex is planned out with the acquisition of the 88 acres city owned land in South Buffalo. It is the Riverbend project which will transform a steel mill site from a brownfield into a sustainable business site. This has already been announced two months before, and...... Read Full News
  4. MoMA will Demolish Tod Williams Billie Tsien Folk Art Building
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:17 PM | Viewed: 232 times.
    By Hans Centena Tear it down! A languishing Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) appeals, as it will proceed on its next phase of expansion and thus looking to tear down the 2001 American Folk Art Museum building. This historic landmark was designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. Arc...... Read Full News
  5. Will It Be The Year of the Alternative Energy Market ?
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:14 PM | Viewed: 325 times.
    By Hans Centena When Superstorm Sandy made headlines, it created a wakeup call to the ordinary citizen, realizing that he needs to take a second look at the alternative energy market. Tristate households are anxious of the constant problem of losing power due to a powerful storm. Despite the havoc that sup...... Read Full News
  6. Renewed Strength in Non-Building Segment Spurs 5% Growth
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:05 PM | Viewed: 256 times.
    By Hans Centena Seasonally adjusted new construction starts climbed 5% to $554.5 billion in December 2013 on a recently released publication by McGraw-Hill Construction. Non-building construction segment clinched a stellar performance, despite both the residential and non-residential segments mo...... Read Full News
  7. World Cup 2014 Stadium - First Ever South American LEED
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 6:04 PM | Viewed: 589 times.
    By Hans Centena The FIFA World Cup brought more excitement to Brazilians, as its Castelao Arena's renovation was the first ever recipient of the LEED certification in South America. Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup and it was in 1950 when it last hosted this much anticipated sport event. The World Cup ex...... Read Full News
  8. Teacher’s Village: Low Cost Shelter for Educators
    Published on: Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:51 PM | Viewed: 297 times.
    By Hans Centena A small neighborhood is being constructed with sidewalks being refurbished and buildings constructed. Far out it may seem, but there is a village that will soon rise and this will be a redevelopment project of three apartment buildings that will cater to school teachers. Aptly ...... Read Full News
  9. Some Residential Housing Markets Flourish in 2014
    Published on: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 3:44 PM | Viewed: 549 times.
    By Hans Centena It's been a cliche to hear that the US construction market has been in a rollercoaster ride during the past years. Despite the ups and downs, McGraw-Hill Construction noted that there are some segments in the construction markets in America that are believed to shape up in 2014. McGraw-Hill...... Read Full News
  10. Make Way For The Zero Carbon Solar House
    Published on: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 3:42 PM | Viewed: 318 times.
    By Hans Centena Sustainable energy UK builder Caplin Homes is trying to prove that the ambitious plan of the government towards a more energy efficient home building is possible, practical and affordable. The home builder finished its construction work on its "zero-carbon solar house". This project has the ob...... Read Full News
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