Statewide Illinois construction employment: How has it fared with COVID-19?

Construction employment declined in more than nine out of 10 metro areas from March to April, a time when industry employment typically increases in...

Construction spending shrinks 2.9% in April as public agencies, private owners...

Construction spending plunged in April as governmental agencies and project owners shut down ongoing work and canceled projects that were about to break ground,...

Facebook to transform 505 acres in DeKalb into a $800 million...

Krusinski Construction Company says Facebook will build an $800 million data center at the ChicagoWest Business Center in DeKalb. The 900,000 sq. ft. structure will be...


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Developers of under-construction Fulton Market office/retail building adapt structure to post-COVID-19 conditions

Developers of a 90,000 sq. ft. office and retail building in the Fulton Market district say their project is among the first commercial buildings...
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Can Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning be applied to review construction contract documents?

By Josh Levy It is well documented that the construction Industry is way behind the curve when it comes to adopting and embracing technological advancement....
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Chicago City Council sets out EV charging infrastrure requirements for new buildings

Chicago City Council has adopted rules that will require electric vehicle charging infrastructure in new construction building’s parking areas and that update bird-friendly building...
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AECOM completes 14-day transformation of McCormick Place into COVID-19 care facility

AECOM said on Monday that it has completed the first phase of the transformation of Chicago’s McCormick Place into an alternate care facility for...

Boston mayor orders halt to all construction projects; Associated General Contractors of America opposed

Vice President Mike Pence is asking construction companies to donate their inventory of N95 face masks to local hospitals - and to stop ordering...


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