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Surety Bonds 01.18.2021

Collaborative Effort Underway: $1.9 Billion New Jersey Bridge

Federal and state funds are coming together to replace a 110-year-old railroad bridge in New Jersey. The project is part of the estimated $24-$30 billion Gateway infrastructure initiative that is ultimately needed. Vital Connections The…
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Collaborative Effort Underway: $1.9 Billion New Jersey Bridge
Surety Bonds 01.14.2021

Up and Coming: What Are You Bidding On?

Contractors in some metro areas are seeing plenty of projects popping up—and anticipating even more. Building Demand In Miami, Buffalo and Chicago Construction Dive reports that in Miami, Buffalo and Chicago, contractors are experiencing “pockets…
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Up and Coming: What Are You Bidding On?
Surety Bonds 01.13.2021

Lift Off: Elevating Public Spaces

Across the country, state leaders are laying out plans and dollars for spaces that are functional and uplifting. Here is an example from New York City. More Park Space—and Infrastructure Solutions Too Since the High…
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Lift Off: Elevating Public Spaces
Surety Bonds 01.07.2021

Building Optimism: Anticipating a Dynamic 2021

Despite—and perhaps because of—bumps in the road, the construction industry anticipates a busy and productive year ahead. Reasons For Hope Amidst Challenges Turning the corner into 2021, the challenges of the pandemic and economy continue…
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Building Optimism: Anticipating a Dynamic 2021
Surety Bonds 01.01.2021

Accelerating Public Works

Because of the pandemic, cities like New York are figuring out how to speed up the building process. Cutting out archaic, bureaucratic processes is becoming a must. The Status Quo Has Got To Go More…
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Accelerating Public Works
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction

At work and at home, we are creating, analyzing and sharing more and more data at faster and faster speeds. Headed into 2021, new storage centers are in high demand. Data Creates Demand for Brick…
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Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Commercial Construction Outlook

  The  U.S. Chamber of Commerce finds reason for optimism with the release of the fourth quarter Commercial Construction Index (CCI). Most contractors anticipate the new year will bring sufficient new business, with one in…
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Commercial Construction Outlook
Surety Bonds 12.23.2020

Winning Bids: $9.2 Billion

Federal funding has been dedicated to constructing rural broadband networks. The competitive bidding process spurred ambitious project plans from a diversity of companies. Competitive Bidding: Important Work A $9.2 billion commitment by the Federal Communications…
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Winning Bids: $9.2 Billion
Contract Surety 12.23.2020

Innovation Grows: Carbon-Neutral Industrial Park in Reno

Construction begins in early 2021 on a zero-carbon footprint data center in Northern Nevada, with phase one scheduled for completion in early 2022. Exciting Possibilities: Green Technology Innovation and big thinking are behind many projects…
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Innovation Grows: Carbon-Neutral Industrial Park in Reno