U.K.-based design firm Atkins names industry veteran George Nash to run its North America unit, replacing exec who resigned; U. of California-Berkeley academic taught and researched for multiple decades.
The Nevada Dept. of Transportation will shuffle its Las Vegas-area highway construction plan in order to fast-track infrastructure needed to support a proposed new stadium for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders’ potential relocation to Las Vegas.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.