Residential Building: Page 2

  • Final Steel Beam Raised at JPMorgan Chase's New Global Headquarters at 270 Park Avenue
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Max Touhey for JPMorgan Chase
    Image attribution tooltip

    Megaprojects drive up demand for steel

    Chip factories, battery plants and data centers require more steel than typical commercial construction, according to a new report.

    By Dec. 5, 2023
  • An aerial view of construction crews working on a roof.
    Image attribution tooltip
    schwartstock via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Florida bill would allow minors on roofing jobs

    The legislation, which would permit teens 16 and older to work on roofing projects, also expands recruitment efforts in the trades.

    By Nov. 28, 2023
  • The Catalyst building is constructed from 4,000 cubic meters of locally sourced mass timber Explore the Trendline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Michael Green Architecture
    Image attribution tooltip

    Modular construction's advantages, challenges come to the fore

    Recent modular solutions offer commercial builders more benefits than ever for offsite projects, proponents say. 

    By Construction Dive staff
  • A large crane holds up a brightly lit metal "Christmas tree." The tree has the Superior Construction logo on it, and it's nighttime.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Thomas Labus - Superior Construction
    Image attribution tooltip

    Deadline extended for construction site Holiday Lights contest

    Enter by midnight Dec. 19 to show off your company’s holiday spirit in Construction Dive's annual competition.

    By Updated Dec. 15, 2023
  • A tall, academic building is seen from street view.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Tim Pennington via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Column // Help Wanted

    Virginia Tech wins $450K grant for modular workforce development

    A team focused on scaling offsite construction in Appalachia hopes it can rebuild both the workforce and affordable homes.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
  • A render of a new building, covered in brown brick, amid a blue sky. People walk around it.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Retrieved from Colman Yards project site on November 22, 2023
    Image attribution tooltip

    ENC Construction starts work on $430M Illinois mixed-use project

    Developer J. Jeffers & Co. committed to only hiring contractors and labor in the state of Illinois, according to local media reports.

    By Nov. 21, 2023
  • Aerial view of South Florida community
    Image attribution tooltip


    Image attribution tooltip
    Sponsored by American Global

    Insurance market update: Property coverage in South Florida

    While many are quick to blame the macro trend of inflation for property insurance increases, there are actual events with consequences inherent to the Florida market, that should be credited for the recent developments.

    By Max Lehman, Associate Broker American Global • Nov. 13, 2023
  • A rendering of a student housing exterior
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by WDG Architecture
    Image attribution tooltip
    Project Wins

    St. Louis contractor nabs Michigan student housing job

    Brinkmann Constructors will build the $99 million Verve Ann Arbor near the University of Michigan.

    By Nov. 10, 2023
  • Construction workers talking
    Image attribution tooltip
    kali9 via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    8 tech tools to find, hire construction workers

    From well-known names to emerging sites, there are a lot of online options to help contractors make the perfect hire.

    By Nov. 8, 2023
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Spencer Platt via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    $3B in construction projects fuel downtown Detroit’s growth

    Large developments, including Newlab at Michigan Central and the renovation of the Book Building skyscraper, were recently completed in the Motor City.

    By Nov. 7, 2023
  • A rendering of a 47-story tower as seen from above.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Retrieved from Lendlease on August 15, 2023
    Image attribution tooltip

    Google still reviewing options for Bay Area project

    After Lendlease said agreements to build four developments worth $15 billion were no longer mutually beneficial, the tech giant said it continues investigating ways to move forward.

    By Updated Nov. 8, 2023
  • Render of a tall building with mass timber components standing high above the ground with open-air balconies and a rooftop communal area.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Solomon Cordwell Buenz
    Image attribution tooltip

    5 award-winning mass timber designs

    The proposals demonstrate innovation in the use of the sustainable material and shared in a prize pool worth $2.2 million.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
  • Ford started resuming production and operations in the United States today. The company has implemented robust safety and care measures globally to help support a safe and healthy environment for the
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Ford
    Image attribution tooltip

    The Ford-UAW deal features $8B in plant upgrades. Here’s where the money’s going.

    The investments will include the introduction of new EV models at four facilities.

    By Kate Magill • Oct. 31, 2023
  • Engineering Consulting People on construction site holding tablet in hand. Management in business workflow and Building inspector with BIM technology in Construction Project.
    Image attribution tooltip
    sorn340 via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Sponsored by Hitech Digital

    Top 5 BIM myths busted

    The AEC industry can benefit from debunking myths about BIM, as well as adopting BIM best practices.

    Oct. 30, 2023
  • A house with a sold sign on it
    Image attribution tooltip
    Feverpitched via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Goldman sees high home prices, mortgage rates for next year

    The backlog of multifamily units already under construction has grown 56% since 2020, and the pipeline for new projects has begun to narrow, the global banking firm said.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
  • A city skyline beneath a cloudy, orange sky.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kruck20 via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Regional Report

    Is Phoenix’s construction market hot? Depends on who you ask.

    With few natural disaster risks, a stable climate and business-friendly practices, the Arizona metropolis has experienced a burst in industrial building.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
  • New York City skyline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Gian Lorenzo Ferretti Photography via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Construction takes bigger bite out of the Big Apple

    Building expenditures in New York City will jump 10% above pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023 to reach $83 billion, according to a new report.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
  • Cyber internet security and privacy concept. Database storage 3d illustration.
    Image attribution tooltip
    JuSun via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Lennar reports data breach

    Over 7,400 customers were affected by the incident, which involved access to names and Social Security numbers.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Oct. 18, 2023
  • A couple, one of them in camo, walk through a neighborhood.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Lendlease
    Image attribution tooltip

    Lendlease expands US military housing portfolio

    The company will break ground on the Army’s first new privatized housing project in 13 years.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
  • A man in an orange shirt walks around an industrial warehouse. There is red scaffolding around him, that holds various materials.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Simpson Strong-Tie
    Image attribution tooltip

    Simpson Manufacturing hit by cyberattack

    The owner of construction fasteners supplier Simpson Strong-Tie revealed the incident in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Oct. 11.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
  • Hooded person types on computer in a dark room with multiple monitors and cables everywhere.
    Image attribution tooltip
    gorodenkoff via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Construction insurer hit in data breach

    Builders Mutual said the hack affected 64,761 individuals, per a filing with the state of Maine.

    By Oct. 4, 2023
  • Blocks spell M and A
    Image attribution tooltip
    Nastassia Samal via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Sumitomo Forestry to buy JPI’s operating platform

    JPI CEO Payton Mayes and Chief Financial and Investment Officer Mollie Fadule will operate the company within the Japanese conglomerate.

    By Leslie Shaver • Oct. 4, 2023
  • Buildings stand on a bright, sunny day on the waterfront. There is an abundance of green space around the building, and the buildings are modern, and covered with windows.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Gilbane Building Co.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Project Wins

    Gilbane wins luxury Florida condo-rental project

    The West Palm Beach tower will include 485 units, 2 million square feet of space and a marina.

    By Oct. 2, 2023
  • Cars parked in a lot
    Image attribution tooltip
    Fahroni via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Unused parking adds over $2M to typical multifamily projects

    Reducing parking spaces can save money and minimize environmental impact, a Rutgers University white paper found.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Sept. 28, 2023
  • Aerial shot of buildings along coast with mountains in background
    Image attribution tooltip
    Irina Brester via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Bracing for rising seas, a Hawaii county makes builders prep for year 2100

    Kaua’i County is one of the nation’s first to base construction regulations on projected sea-level rise. A planning official explains how others could follow.

    By Ysabelle Kempe • Sept. 27, 2023
  • A collection of people in business attire stand against a backdrop curtain in the middle of a barren area. They have shovels. They are shoving the shovels into the dirt.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of VinFast
    Image attribution tooltip
    Economic Reports

    Manufacturing, transportation gains lift construction starts

    Factory project kickoffs continued their tear, rocketing 285% from the month before.

    By Sept. 22, 2023