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Working Class Pay Demand Slows Working Class Housing

State-sponsored plans to build low-income housing in New York and California have been stopped cold by inflexible union demands for prevailing wages––a slightly higher rate that is turning developers off. Read more...

Building on Mars is a Waterless Challenge

The waterless Martian environment makes concrete mixing a challenge, but scientists are up to the task of housing the astronauts. Read more...

Scottish Construction Industry Decries Lack of Innovation––In a Really Charming Accent

The leader of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre talks about robotics and 3D printing and the need to push the envelope. Read more...

Great Recession Fades in Memory as U.S. Preps for Overconfidence-Fueled Future

Construction industry's robust return from the abyss dulls the memory of 2008 spanking at the hands of market forces. Read more...

Third Dubai Tower in a Year Struck by Fire

A spate of skyscraper fires in Dubai has investigators puzzled. Read more...

D.C. Enhances its "Light Regulatory Touch" Brand with New 900-Page Rule Book for Builders

New hair-splitting rules about Federal building contracts is thrilling labor and angering contractors. Read more...

Birds Staying Home as FAA Predicts Era of 600,000 Airborne Drones

The FAA's new rules include, among other things, mandatory Remote Pilot Certificate for commercial drone photography. Read more...

D.C. to Baltimore in 15-Minutes. Antacid Industry Enthused about New Train Study

A feasibility study on a new "maglev" high-speed train in the D.C./Baltimore corridor is being conducted with support of Japanese government. Read more...

22,000-Seat Soccer Stadium Set for Los Angeles. NFL Fans Promise to Glance Over During Commercial Breaks

As officials break ground on the new U.S. soccer field, hopes are high that the sport and brightly colored knee socks will capture the national imagination. Read more...

NY Governor Plan to House the Poor is Poorly Funded

Governor Cuomo's one page plan is a response to New Yorkers who are paying half their income on housing. Read more...