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Surety Bonds 02.11.2021

Construction as a Spectator Sport: Tesla In Texas

  Tesla started building a $1.1 billion production facility on 2,000 acres outside Austin Texas in summer 2020. Elon Musk has said that vehicles will be rolling out by summer 2021! What’s next? Speed Please…
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Construction as a Spectator Sport: Tesla In Texas
Surety Bonds 02.11.2021

Going Express: Constructing The Future

   Pending federal approval, the Maglev Project could result in a 15 minute, 40 mile train ride between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, heading on up to New York within an hour. Approval could come this…
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Going Express: Constructing The Future
Surety Bonds 02.11.2021

Forklifts and Hardhats: Building Community

 With urban renewal projects on the docket around the country, examples underway in Newark, New Jersey, illuminate future possibilities. Building Community: One Project At a Time  Residents, businesses and leaders are busy building in the…
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Forklifts and Hardhats: Building Community
Surety Bonds 02.10.2021

Pharmaceutical Construction: Rushed Planning Creates Delays

As the world awaits vaccines, an analysis of pharmaceutical construction projects finds that delays average four months. The time for better planning processes has arrived!  Speed Can Backfire—and  Increase Costs Turner & Townsend’s analysis of…
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Pharmaceutical Construction: Rushed Planning Creates Delays
Surety Bonds 02.02.2021

The Next Normal: Flex—and Retrofit Too

  Quiet, private space or collaborative work areas? Hotel rooms or Airbnb style rental units?  Inside or outside? The prediction for buildings: there is no more “either, or.” The spaces of our future will be…
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The Next Normal: Flex—and Retrofit Too
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