The $1.6-billion Washington State Convention Center expansion project in downtown Seattle has a new contractor and a clear path toward the start of construction in 2017, while development on the Pacific Northwest’s largest hotel continues next door.
Minutes before the Sept. 28 deadline, Veterans Affairs officials partially complied with a congressional subpoena seeking internal documents about cost overruns at the replacement hospital in
Structural engineer Cary Kopczynski once penned a prediction: “There may come a day in the not-too-distant future when concrete building structures will commonly be reinforced with a combination of steel fibers and steel reinforcing bar.
San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, a 658-ft-tall residential building at Mission and Fulton streets, has settled 16 in. and tilted 2 in. toward the northwest since completion in 2009 while garnering lawsuits and recriminations about the foundation design and possible impact of an excavation for the nearby Transbay Transit Center.
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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.