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Average construction start value down 70% from peak

Average construction start value down 70% from peak construction

Average construction start value down 70% from peak

Average construction start value down 70% from peak Vancouver Island has highest average construction start value, Metro has highest total B.C.'s average construction start value for projects over $50 million fell 30.7% to $197 million in 2018 from $284.9 million in 2014, according to data on Business in Vancouver’s list of the biggest B.C. construction starts in 2018 (page 15). However, the five-year analysis understates the volatility of the province’s high-value construction starts. In 2015, average construction start values spiked to $668 million, more than doubling the average value in 2014. The province has been unable to match the 2015...

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Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona

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Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona

Pentagon awards first military-funded contracts for border fence in New Mexico and Arizona Construction of a new $73.3 million border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in Santa Teresa, N.M., began Monday after an official groundbreaking of what officials called the “president’s border wall.” RUBEN R. RAMIREZ/EL PASO TIMES The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the first two contracts that will use military funds to pay for the construction of additional fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration. The two contracts awarded Tuesday are worth an estimated $976 million and cover three separate projects...

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Beazer Homes Sacramento Wins Top National Award for Quality of Construction

Beazer Homes Sacramento Top National Award for Quality of Construction

Beazer Homes Sacramento Wins Top National Award for Quality of Construction

Beazer Homes Sacramento Wins Top National Award for Quality of Construction SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 10, 2019--Beazer Homes’ Northern California Division was awarded first place for the Quality of Construction Award for Full-Scope Quality Assurance (QA) Inspections by Quality Built, LLC. Quality Built is the nation’s leader in third party QA inspections and risk management solutions for new building construction. The awards recognize builders in their program who consistently build to a high level of quality and pursue continuous process improvement. Over 185 international builders, product manufactures, and insurance companies gathered in Las Vegas, NV for the 2019 Quality Built Builder...

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Pittsburgh to require ‘clean construction’ on Duck Hollow bridge project

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Pittsburgh to require ‘clean construction’ on Duck Hollow bridge project

Pittsburgh to require ‘clean construction’ on Duck Hollow bridge project ittsburgh officials announced plans Thursday for a new $3.2 million bridge accessing the quirky riverfront neighborhood of Duck Hollow. The city will require the contractor to abide by a long dormant “clean construction” ordinance. The McFarren Street Bridge spanning Nine Mile Run provides the only access to Duck Hollow located along the Monongahela River across from Homestead. To reach the McFarren Street Bridge, traffic must pass under a railroad overpass that is too low for large vehicles to pass underneath, including fire trucks and emergency vehicles. Residents have complained about...

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Birmingham construction project causes shopping center next door to start sinking into ground

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Birmingham construction project causes shopping center next door to start sinking into ground

Birmingham construction project causes shopping center next door to start sinking into ground BIRMINGHAM, Mich. - A construction project that went awry in Birmingham caused a shopping center next door to sink a few inches into the ground, officials said. The Daxton Hotel is the new construction project: a five-story luxury hotel that will feature a two-story underground garage. When excavation started last summer, everything appeared to move along smoothly. Construction workers building next to an existing structure are required to pay attention to the new building's impact on the existing one. Monitors noticed cracks in the floors and drywall...

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