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Opinion: Southern Construction Study shows deficiency in labor conditions

Viewpoint by Dennis Donahou Construction activity in the southern United States is booming. In Texas and Tennessee alone, construction now generates morAe dollars annually than it...
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Kaufman Lynn, subcontractors donate back-to-school supplies

Kaufman Lynn Construction says it has recently completed a back-to-school backpack drive for Florence Fuller Child Development Centers (FFCDC), by handing out backpacks filled...
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I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project marks first milestone with Orlando Grand National Drive opening

SGL Constructors has opened the Grand National Drive segment of the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, marking the first major milestone since the roadway’s redevelopment...
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“Hookah-smoking caterpillar” blamed on $128,000 Crestview construction site crime

The $128,000 construction crime occurred after a hookah-smoking caterpillar told a Florida man to do it. The Crestview police report, as described by several media...
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Plans for build a 155-room hotel overlooking Lake Eola return after a six-year hiatus

The Cambria Hotel & Suites project near Lake Eola has returned to the picture after a six-year break. The Orlando Business Journal reports that the...
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HTG to start work on $36 million Princeton Park affordable housing community in Miami-Dade...

Housing Trust Group (HTG) says it has closed on financing to begin construction on a new affordable housing development in Miami-Dade County. The $36 million...

CANVAS Condo tops off in Miami’s Arts + Entertainment district

https://youtu.be/Zg0h1he7Wvg NR Investments’ CANVAS condominium tower, the flagship residential building of Miami’s burgeoning Arts + Entertainment District (A+E), has officially topped-off construction at 37 stories....

Fort Pierce seeks developer to build a hotel on former power plant site

The City of Fort Pierce in St. Lucie County hopes to entice a hotel developer to build a hotel in downtown by adding more...
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Ocean Properties Hotels & Resorts refines proposed $100 million Sarasota hotel project

Five months after signaling that it planned to raze and revamp its Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach property, Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates...
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FGBC recognizes St. Lucie County with Florida Green certification

The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) says it has honored St. Lucie County for achieving a Silver Level of “Florida Green” certification in a...

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Steel core system revolutionizes high-rise construction: AISC

A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)...
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Andrea S. Rutledge new CMAA president and CEO

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) says that Andrea S. Rutledge will become the association’s president and Chief Executive Officer at its National...
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Construction workers repairing sewers near Brooklyn psychiatric hospital uncover human remains

Police say construction workers repairing sewers near a Brooklyn psychiatric hospital unearthed human remains on Aug. 21. The workers were using heavy equipment to dig...