The world's future tallest modular building has produced another nasty exchange in what was already an angry public dispute. Developer Forest City Ratner Cos. said Sept. 5th that Skanska blocked Forest City from entering the Brooklyn factory in which the two companies, as partners, are fabricating the modular units for the
With lawsuits filed over the troubled B2 BKLYN project, Forest City Ratner offers to take over the shuttered factory that was producing the world's future tallest modular building, in an attempt to get the plant up and running.
Two groups—the American Chemistry Council and the U.S. Green Building Council—bury the hatchet and form a partnership, while the major green-building codes-and-standards writers announce a joint effort to align all their products.
The Truland Group's bankruptcy is unfolding with tragic poignancy and pace. Everything from the auctioning of the company's vehicle fleet (see the photo above) to the scenes from bankrupcy court where CEO Rob Truland was confronted by jobless former staff members and creditors with huge unpaid amounts owed. One of the most
What a thrill to receive the 2014 Carroll H. Dunn Award from the Construction Industry Institute! The award is CII’s highest honor, and it is inscribed: “For outstanding contributions to improving the cost effectiveness of the United States construction industry.”