Posts with the tag “commercial-construction-springfield-mo”
House Hunters Desire Energy Efficiency
December 1st, 2014
With the costs of nearly everything on the rise, people are trying to save where they can - even if that means paying more up front for an energy-efficient home. According to BuilderOnline.com, nearly...
Retail Sales Improve for Lowe's and Home Depot
November 22nd, 2014
It's that time of year again. The holidays are here, which means retailers of all types are keeping a close watch on sales. And thanks to the improving housing market, Lowe's and Home Depot are both s...
Use of Digital Technology Increases Among Contractors
November 15th, 2014
Commercial contractors and construction workers have been utilizing tools technology for a very long time, but not digital technology! Contractors have historically been categorized as slow adopters; ...
Commercial Construction Underway on New Sandy Hook
October 29th, 2014
Ground has been broken, and construction is officially underway on an elementary school building that will replace Sandy Hook Elementary, where twenty children and six adults died in December of 2012....
US Troops Build Ebola Clinics
October 14th, 2014
The deadly Ebola virus is sweeping through Liberia. In response, Liberian and American troops are in the process of building a series of treatment centers where those suffering from the illness will b...
October Named Careers in Construction Month
October 2nd, 2014
The National Center for Construction Education and Research has declared the month of October as "Careers in Construction Month." According to the online e-zine, Construction Dive, a shorage of skille...
Senior Housing Becoming Limited as Americans Age
September 23rd, 2014
Americans are aging. According to a recent article by Sharon O'Malley, "By 2030, 73 million Americans will be at least 65 years old. By 2040, 28 million will be 80 or older." The problem is whether or...
Springfield Missouri Country Club Has New Wine Room
September 1st, 2014
In a response to an increase in wine consumption, many country clubs and vacation resorts have added wine rooms – and Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, MO is no exception. Highland Springs...
GDP Numbers are Good, but Construction Figures are Better
August 3rd, 2014
Click here to read the full articleThe United States' GDP grew last quarter: it grew by an estimated 4%. Part of the increase was due to construction figures. Fixed nonresidential investment was up mo...
New NFL Stadium for the Atlanta Falcons Has Audacious Roof Design
July 13th, 2014
There’s no doubt that professional sports stadiums and arenas have evolved. And as the stadiums get better and better, it makes others want to push the envelope even more.Consider the new stadium that...
Delvan R Mitchell Hits the Links at Legends of Golf Pro-Am Event
June 29th, 2014
Mitchell Drywall and Plastering, Inc. Owner, Delvan R. Mitchell Sr., Hits the Links With Tom Kite and Steve Pate at the 2014 Big Cedar Lodge “Legends of Golf”Event Sponsored by Bass Pro Shops.Monday, ...
Construction Employment Increases As Sector Rebuilds
June 23rd, 2014
According to a recent press release from The Associated General Contractors of America, overall construction employment is increasing as the commercial construction industry slowly rebuilds.Overall, t...
Moore Oklahoma Amends Construction Code
June 12th, 2014
In response to the devastating tornado that rocked Moore Oklahoma on May 20th, 2013, the city has adopted a new ordinance that amends the city's building code. The ultimate goal is to improve the over...
Subways Construction Efforts Outnumber Other Fast Food Retailers
May 31st, 2014
If the additional number of Subway locations that are scheduled to be open in the near future, is any indication of economic progress, the future is bright. Although it may be hard for many people to ...
Construction Industry Groups Promote Resilient Planning and Building Materials
May 17th, 2014
Weather is changing, and for one reason or another, in recent years, it appears there have been more and more natural catastrophes. Does this mean that there is a need for an increased focus on design...
Commercial Construction Underway on Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando
May 11th, 2014
Not too long after the bowl game finished on New Year’s Day, 80% of the landmark Florida Citrus Bowl was knocked down. The city is conducting a mass remodel on the structure, and expect for the new st...
Housing and Economy to Continue Upward Trend
April 28th, 2014
According to a recent article released by the National Association of Home Builders, housing starts will continue the upward trend through much of 2015. A growing economy, competitive mortgage rates, ...
The Worlds Most Expensive Skyscraper
April 23rd, 2014
At nearly $4 billion dollars One WTC, also known as Freedom Tower, is the most expensive skyscraper in the world. And since its announcement more than twelve years ago, it has undergone numerous desig...
MDPI Gives Back to Lucky Paws Event
March 29th, 2014
On the evening of Saturday, March 15, 2014 local business owners and other guests gathered together in an evening of fine dining and other festivities to benefit the homeless pets of the Humane Societ...
76% of the States Add Construction Industry Jobs in January
March 19th, 2014
Between January 2013 and January 2014, construction companies added jobs in 38 of the 50 states. In addition, 27 states experienced construction employment gains between December 2013 and January 201...
New Show Exposes Bad Eggs in Contracting
March 9th, 2014
Unfortunately, they exist in all industries – “Bad Eggs” that is: business professionals who are simply dishonest in one way or another. A new reality TV show coming to Spike TV is looking to expose ...
An Embarrassing Situation for Winter Olympics Construction
February 8th, 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympics are here. The opening ceremonies were spectacular; however, the current commercial construction situation for spectators, members of the associated press, and other non-athlet...
Remodeling Index Showing Signs of Improvement
January 26th, 2014
The National Association of Home Builders announced last Thursday that the Remodeling Market Index held steady at 57 during the fourth quarter of 2013, which happens to be the highest index rating sin...
The Prices of Construction Materials Remains Stable
January 19th, 2014
According to Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. the current prices of construction materials remains relatively stable. The Department of Labor released earlier this month that material prices ...
Outlook for Commercial Construction Industry Remains Positive
January 5th, 2014
According to a recent post by Buildings.com the outlook remains positive for the United States commercial construction industry. Buildings.com releases the statement upon the issuance of a new report ...