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German Building Boom Unearths Explosive Problem

New construction activity in Germany that is approaching 20-year highs is disturbing the thousands of tons of bombs, artillery shells, and hand grenades from two world wars still hidden underground......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJun 19th, 2017

German Ceramics Maker Villeroy & Boch Does Well With Building Boom

Villeroy & Boch is a .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 17th, 2017

Creative ways to foil construction site thieves

They are brazen, ruthless and cost the commercial and residential construction industry billions of dollars a year. Losses from thefts at construction sites, long a problem, have skyrocketed thanks to the building boom and the soaring price of materials .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2016

China"s great leap to wallet-free living

No cash? No problem. A trip to Shenzhen, China, highlights how the explosive growth of mobile payments is driving a wallet-free society. WSJ's Jason Bellini reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 59 min. ago

A convoy of US Army howitzers got stopped by German police, and it points to a major problem NATO has in Europe

A convoy of US Army howitzers got stopped by German police, and it points to a major problem NATO has in Europe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

Franklin"s building bonanza surges to all-time high

The city of Franklin approved a record amount of commercial construction in 2017 — an emphatic reminder of how pervasive the real estate boom has become......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Mercedes is building its own AI-powered voice assistant for the car

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Transportation and Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Mercedes-Benz, the German automaker owned by .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

After apartments flood downtown Chicago, building boom reaches suburbs

Signs of an apartment boom are all over downtown Chi.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 5th, 2018

Six-figure construction jobs are going unfilled

The construction sector is ready to boom in 2018, but there’s just one problem: It can’t find enough qualified workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 5th, 2018

Currahee Brewing Company plans first metro location

Currahee Brewing, which operates a 2,000-square-foot tasting room and outdoor, German-inspired biergarten in Franklin, would operate a full-production brewery in the a 2,647-square-foot building in Alpharetta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

The four biggest real estate projects approved in Boston in 2017

The building boom continued in the city of Boston in 2017. Here’s a roundup of the four largest development projects the Boston Planning and Development Agency approved this year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 25th, 2017

2017 Year in Review: Public universities falter, but building boom continues

2017 Year in Review: It was a big year for construction in education.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2017

We’re still building the wrong kind of homes for renters

Several years into a rental boom, most of the homes being constructed are still for higher-income Americans, leaving millions behind......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2017

False alarm prompts brief shutdown of street in German city

German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in a southern city after a suspicious package was sent to a building......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

German police examining suspicious package in southern city

German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in a southern city after a suspicious package was sent to a building......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

Weak Building Code Enforcement Exacerbates Destruction in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has adopted building codes that include some of the strictest standards in the world when it comes to hurricane resistance. But there’s a big problem: Bad enforcement......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjDec 5th, 2017

Airline and Colorado"s Boom Technology partner on supersonic passenger jet

A major Japanese airline is investing in a Colorado startup building a supersonic passenger airliner for business travelers and has reserved the right to buy several of the super-fast planes in a few years. Boom Technology Inc., based at Centennial .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

Dialog says not losing Apple power chip​ business in 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Dialog Semiconductor said on Monday top customer Apple could be working on building its own power-management chips rather than procuring them from the German microchip maker, but added it saw no impact on its business next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 4th, 2017

The great American single-family home problem

Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one particular lot shows how tough that could be......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2017

The great American single-family home problem

Building more housing, more densely, could help address a widespread economic challenge. A fight over one lot in Berkeley, Calif., shows how tough that could be......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2017

Cincinnati"s in a hotel building boom — and it"s just getting started

The Central Business District has added 288 hotel rooms in the past 12 months and another 600 are on the way......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 1st, 2017