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Surety Bonds 01.27.2021

Super Solutions: Constructing The Arenas of The Future

Though it can be hard to imagine, soon enough, we will head back to arenas and enjoy rooting for the home team. New arenas underway on both coasts are incorporating innovations to protect us—and the…
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Super Solutions: Constructing The Arenas of The Future
Surety Bonds 01.27.2021

Rising To The Occasion: The Buildings of the Future

How will the buildings we enter in our near future protect us—and the environment too?  Next Up  The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) convened virtually as 2020 ended and envisioned how the future of buildings…
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Rising To The Occasion: The Buildings of the Future
Surety Bonds 01.27.2021

Scooting Along: $4 Billion Transit Effort Underway In Virginia

Scooting Along: $4 Billion Transit Effort Underway In Virginia Remember Amazon’s HQ2? After months of site speculation, demolition and building got underway last year in Arlington Virginia. Specifically, two 22 story office towers slated for…
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Scooting Along: $4 Billion Transit Effort Underway In Virginia
Surety Bonds 01.23.2021

$900 Billion Headed To State DOTs

  Transportation revenue has been hit hard during the pandemic—though goods and services must continue to flow. Federally has been apportioned to each state to help. Funding for Critical Work The $900 billion COVID-19 relief…
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$900 Billion Headed To State DOTs
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