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Amid a $1.2 billion building boom in Clayton is a 2-block "opportunity" up for grabs

Gershman Commercial Real Estate is marketing a nearly 2-acre site on Forsyth Boulevard and North Bemiston Avenue in downtown Clayton in what it says is a rare opportunity for developers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

San Francisco is building skyscrapers like crazy — and there could be a deadly downside

heyengel/Shutterstock San Francisco is undergoing a building boom.  But the city is at serious risk for a major earthquake. And the building codes for skyscrapers aren't strong enough, according .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

"Boiled frog syndrome": Germany"s China problem

SCHROBENHAUSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Bauer, a big producer of construction equipment, is better placed than many German companies that invested heavily in China over the past few decades......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2018

Buffett"s Berkshire will oppose USG board nominees after Knauf bid

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc plans to vote against four board nominees proposed by USG Corp , giving a boost to a $5.9 billion takeover bid by German's Gebr Knauf AG that the building products company had rejected......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 12th, 2018

Economic Report: That apartment building boom is slowing — so rent is about to accelerate

Even though developers have been overbuilding, there’s so much demand for housing that landlords will be able to keep raising rents - not-so-good news for long-suffering tenants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

NASA Contracts Lockheed Martin To Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

For quite some time, NASA has had the goal of building a plane that is faster than the speed of sound and can travel that speed without causing the hugely loud sonic boom. It appears as if they’re moving one [&.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 3rd, 2018

Germany"s fighter jets may not be fit for NATO service — and it"s the latest setback in a wider problem

REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Germany's Tornado fighter jets may not be able to participate in NATO missions because of technological shortcomings. The country's military has seen numerous shortages and technical issues in recent years. The German gov.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2018

Value of Seattle area"s construction starts plummets, new report says

The report from Dodge Data & Analytics reinforces the sense that Puget Sound region's historic building boom is slowing down......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2018

Buffett offers German company its full stake in US building products maker USG

The offer comes after USG rejected a bid from Germany's Gebr Knauf......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 26th, 2018

Berkshire Hathaway Offers German Company Option for USG Stake - Wall Street Journal

Norman WeeklyBerkshire Hathaway Offers German Company Option for USG StakeWall Street JournalBerkshire Hathaway Inc. said German building company Gebr. Knauf KG offered to buy USG Corp. for $42 a share. Photo: rick wilki.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 26th, 2018

USG shares jump 19% on news Berkshire offered stake to Knauf Entities for $42/share

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. [s:brkb] revealed that it proposed selling its stake in building materials group USG Corp. for $42 a share to a German-based rival, according to a Securities and Exchange Co.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2018

Implosion topples downtown Austin high-rise building (Video)

Shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday, explosive charges loudly detonated and a 43-year-old building came crashing down in a plume of dust. In other words, everything went exactly according to plan. Crews with Lindamood Demolition Inc. and Controlled Demo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2018

Record Levels of Data Center Investment, Building Boom Continue In 2018

Equinix, Inc. acquired the InfoMart Dallas data center in February for $800 million, the latest in a series of major U.S. data center sales, mergers and planned developments. Amid record investm.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 22nd, 2018

AAMP leaders tout relative health of region"s apartment industry despite building boom

Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh meets as its industry continues to face an ongoing building boom of new multifamily units......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2018

Siemens Pins Hopes on Small Gas Turbines

Depressed demand for large gas turbines has hurt revenue at Siemens, but the German engineering conglomerate hopes to offset part of the industry slump by building smaller power plants......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Angela Merkel begins 4th term as German Chancellor after most complicated coalition-building since WWII

Angela Merkel on Wednesday finally began her fourth, and likely final, term as German chancellor......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2018

Here"s where AHN"s building boom is taking place

The Pittsburgh Business Times asked AHN for a list of projects that are going on......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2018

Building boom: Here are the region"s top 5 largest construction projects underway

Nonresidential construction generated more than $4.5 billion in local construction start revenue last year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

Construction roundup: More than a dozen projects updated on Crane Watch

More than a dozen projects are new or updated on Crane Watch, our interactive map of Central Ohio's building boom, including two unexpected proposals for mid-rise buildings which were unveiled this month......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2018

Apple’s new $5 billion headquarters has a glass problem

Apple Park, the $5 billion Apple headquarters building in Cupertino, Calif., is as futuristic an office as you are likely to find. In order to create a sleek, fut.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 5th, 2018