CCLBA sets three “second chance” agreements with community organizations

The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) says it has arranged three agreements with community organizations to help formerly-incarcerated men and women have a...

Illinois to expand apprenticeship program for 17,000 with $4.7 million investment...

An expanded Illinois Apprenticeship Program will support more than 17,000 apprentices in 2020 with a $4.7 million investment, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois...

$30 milllion project takes shape at 2500 Halsted St.

Developer and general contractor Michael Breheny of Contemporary Concepts Inc. has been issued a $30 million building permit to construct an 11-unit building at...


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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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