Weekly Grind: Sports Stadiums Galore, More Jobs for Construction, and Spooky Haunted Houses!
News you can grind through…
From combatting the labor shortage, to the newest sports stadiums and arenas, we've got the latest scoop on construction from around the country. So what are you waiting for? Grind away!
8,000 Construction Jobs Added in September
According to the the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction employment went up for the third consecutive month. Keep up the good work builders!
Missouri Ready to Start Location Scouting for the New Royals Stadium
By 2030, the Royals will have played in the same stadium for almost 93 years! With their lease ending in 2030, the team is ready for an upgrade. Looking at four potential sites around the city for the stadium, officials are hoping the move will be a home run.
Northern California Fire Worsens
Earlier in the week we told you about the horrific damage caused by the fires in Nor Cal. The conditions have now worsened with 23 people dead and whole neighborhoods swallowed up. Stay tuned to find out how these wildfires will affect construction, infrastructure, and more in the area.
New Bucks Arena and Entertainment Area in Milwaukee
In Downtown Milwaukee, the new $500 million stadium that's been long awaited by Bucks' fans is finally making way. The entertainment district that will accompany the stadium is also making waves and once complete will aim to host over one hundred events per year.
Baton Rouge, LA Industrial Construction Boom Slows
Over-Work Related Construction Death in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics
According to Bloomberg News, a construction worker in Japan committed suicide known as 'Karoshi" after being overworked in preparation for the 2020 Olympics. The worker had logged over 190 hours of overtime in just one month.
What would it take for you to move into a haunted house?
According to a recent survey 33% of people reported that they would be open to living in a haunted house if certain conditions were met. What would make you consider communing with ghosts and spirts in a spooky house?
Collecting and Sharing Data is the Future of Green Building