Plan Commission approves waterfront mixed-user in River West

The Chicago Plan Commission has given the nod to a redevelopment project that will deliver office and residential spaces to the River West District. Known...
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Two major Chicagoland construction groups merge to become Chicagoland Associated General Contractors

Two of Chicagoland's largest construction associations have completed their merger to become the Chicagoland Associated General Contractors (CAGC). The former Builders Association (BA) and the...
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Condo development to preserve historic dairy in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village

After surviving threats of demolition, a Ukrainian Village building from the 1920s will be transformed into a condominium project. Local firm MCZ Development has been...
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City to kick off Red and Purple Lines modernization project with Lawrence Avenue station

Preparations are currently underway for the reconstruction of the Red Line’s four oldest stations under the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red and Purple Modernization initiative. With...
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City’s tallest residential building tops off in Streeterville

One Bennett Park, which would become the tallest all-residential tower in Chicago, has reached a construction milestone as the 836 ft. structure topped off...
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$70 million permit issued for Midway Airport security bridge project

The City of Chicago has issued a $70 million building permit to expand the security bridge over Cicero Ave. at Midway Airport. The project, in...
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ISPE recognizes five companies as “best eengineering firms to work for” in 2017

The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) has recognized five companies in it 2017 “Best Engineering Firms to Work For” competition. The competition recognizes "firms that...
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Leopardo building Draper and Kramer’s $23 million Gold Coast project

Leopardo Companies has started building Draper and Kramer's new 58-unit residential building at 61 Banks St. along Chicago's lakefront. The city has issued a $23...

Next Chicago Architecture Biennial set for Sept. 19, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2020

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says that more than 550,000 residents and visitors from the U.S. and around the world took part in the 2017...
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Work underway on new $13.8 million Lakeview medical center

Work has started on a $13.8 million renovation to convert a former Sports Authority retail location at 3134 N. Clark in Lakeview to a...
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Construction industry seriously concerned over skilled labor shortage

The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index, a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for the commercial construction industry,...

Construction chemicals market to hit $80,025.4 million by 2023: research

A new research report, released by P&S Market Research, shows that construction chemicals market is projected to reach $80,025.4 million by 2023. Growing urbanization and...
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Construction pay rises as employers add jobs in tighter labor pool

Construction employment increased by 17,000 jobs in April and by 257,000 jobs over the past year while firms boosted pay to help recruit new...