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Disney's Star Wars Land Under Construction, New Flood Plain Rules, and Salesforce Tower on the Rise


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New Safety Software Sniffs the Jobsite Air

Noise levels, airborne particles, and UV rays: SmartSite brings helicopter parenting to construction. Read more... 

Incidence of Suicide in Construction Spurs Conversation

The construction sector is belatedly becoming aware of its workers' mental health responsibilities. Read more...

Disney's Star Wars Land Under Construction 39 Years After Namesake Premiere

A long time ago in a theme park far far away, they came up with a naming convention. Disney's “Star Wars Land”, now under construction, is paying the price. Read more...

New FEMA Flood Plain Rules Rattle Construction

Proposed new regulations affect federally funded developments and buildings. Not everyone is happy about it. Read more...

Salesforce Tower in Race to Change the SF Skyline

Salesforce Tower and Millennium Tower are sniping at each other in the press as new "Catty Skyscrapers" phenomenon takes off. Read more...

New Home Sales a Hopeful Indicator

Numbers in the new home sales category indicate a continued climb out of the post-Recession slump. Read more...

General Construction Slips Due to Utilities Drop

A segmented domestic construction sector has its ups and downs. Read more...

Rise in Construction Employment Not the Full Story

Though construction hiring numbers are generally on the rise, a skilled worker shortage continues to haunt productivity. Read more...

Free-Climb Couple Scales World's Tallest Structures

The thrill-addicted lovebirds are "not afraid of getting caught". Fear of actually falling goes unmentioned. Read more...

New Stadium Gives School District Sticker Shock 

The price of this stadium seems to be growing in line with the expanding school districts it serves. Read more...

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