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ABC Carolinas EIC awards: Nov. 16

The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC Carolinas) have scheduled the 16th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet for Nov. 16 at the...
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Summit Contracting Group starts work on Novel Atherton in Charlotte

Summit Contracting Group says it has started construction on Crescent Communities' newest multifamily community, Novel Atherton, in Charlotte. This mixed use community will consist of...
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Hendrick Construction builds, renovates five hotels including $1.2 million Pineville project

Hendrick Construction has started building a $1.2 million, 103-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in Pineville (in the south Charlotte area), one of at least...
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McCarthy Building Companies collaborates with PrecisionHawk to scale construction drone services

Raleigh-based McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is collaborating with PrecisionHawk, a provider of enterprise-grade, commercial drone technology, to help scale its growing drone program, the...
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North Carolina Railroad Company initiatives attracts firms to Randolph and Davidson counties

North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRC) says its economic development initiatives have persuaded two foreign-based companies to establish manufacturing plants in the state. These include Fibertex...
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Wake County preschool designed to mimic real-life train station

Raleigh-based Bobbitt Design Build recently began construction of the Knightdale Station Preschool, featuring a train station design. The owners desired a design that fit with...

Recent changes to the general contractors licensing law: Land and contract value; loss of...

By Paul E. Davis The practice of general contracting in North Carolina is regulated by the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors. The statutes...
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Developer, not contractor responsible for Raleigh project failure: Arbitrators

An arbitration panel has ruled that the property developer and not the construction contractor was responsible for repeated delays in a failed Raleigh project,...
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NC Building Code Council to adopt 2017 National Electrical Code

The North Carolina Building Code Council has accepted a petition to adopt the 2017 National Electrical Code, supplemented with North Carolina amendments, the National...

76% of NC contractors having trouble finding qualified craft workers: National AGC survey

Seventy percent of U.S. construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction...

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Williams Company to build $20 million-plus shopping center near downtown Raleigh

Construction manager Williams Company Southeast says it will break ground soon for the new Wegmans-anchored Midtown East retail center near downtown Raleigh, with a...
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Connect NC Bond: Most funds allocated, construction costs reduced for UNC projects

The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Capital has met to receive an update on the Connect NC Bond projects, Carolinas Associated General Contractors (CAGC)...
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NCMBC SE-FEDCON summit scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25 in Wilmington

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), with the offices of of Sen. Richard Burr and Sen. Thom Tillis, are hosting the 2017 Southeast...