Construction News on The Blok

Forbes’ forecast suggests that there are good things ahead for the housing market.  FCW explains how cloud computing’s value will increase in the coming years. New Yorkers, this article provides you with a financing update on the Hudson Yards project. Across the pond, construction has begun on London’s…

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Construction News on The Blok

Home and apartment building slowed in October. The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell slightly from 53.7 in September to 53.1 in October (scores above 50 indicate an increase in billings). Housing starts fell in October. How important is worker misclassification? Read more about the implications from Construction Data.…

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Construction News on The Blok

The House passed a $300 billion bill that will improve transportation and infrastructure in the U.S. Last Friday, Obama rejected the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Technology is revolutionizing the way we design and build taller buildings. “Most tall building experts agree that it isn’t so…

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Construction News on The Blok

Construction spending in September rose 14.1% since last year. This week the House Rules Committee is going to consider the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, a bill that would put $261 billion into highways, $55 billion into transit and about $9 billion in safety programs. This…

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Construction News on The Blok

Housing starts rose in September. The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose to 53.7 (scores above 50 indicate an increase in billings). September is the third highest score this year (other than June and July). Caterpillar missed their expected quarterly earnings. Additionally, their share price fell after the company announced…

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Construction News on The Blok

Change orders can be a drag. Here’s how you can master them. This article explores which comes first – the house or the homebuyer? The company Prodigy Network helped 3,800 investors raise funds for the world’s first crowdfunded skyscraper in Bogota, Colombia. Similarly, this article from Construction Data’…

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