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In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.


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In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

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An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

What Are Current Trends In Higher Education Facilities?

A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.

How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness

Healthcare facilities that use biophilic design principles like installing a circadian lighting system can improve patient outcomes and reduce staff stress.

New Digital Library Features Sustainable Buildings Around The World

The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.

Autodesk Launches Autodesk Construction Cloud

More than 50 new enhancements and integrations unveiled across construction management solutions enable the construction industry to improve collaboration, reduce risk, and increase profitability.

Boring Machine Begins Tunneling Las Vegas’ First Underground People Mover

The Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover will transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

For Your Multi-Site Projects, Are Contractors Part Of The Solution?

A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.

Children’s Hospital Opens New Bone Marrow Transplant And Cellular Therapies Unit

The eight-room unit at Atrium Health's Levine Children's Hospital features a specialized air filtration system that allows vulnerable patients to leave their rooms.

U.S. Cities Adopt Stricter Building Energy Codes

More cities and states are working together to slash energy consumption in buildings, with implementing more stringent building codes as a first step.

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Vanderbilt University Residence Hall Safely Imploded

Close to students and a major roadway, implosion of a Vanderbilt University residence hall required months of careful planning. Watch how it all came down.

Friday Funny: Feeling Groovy?

HGTV has restored the beloved Brady Bunch house to its groovy 1970s glory and is giving fans a chance to “live like a Brady.”

IMETCO Launches Refreshed Website

IMETCO launches a redesigned website to mark a milestone in the company’s history. The new website offers visitors a new online experience.

Coil Anodized Aluminum Paneling Makes Korean Heritage Shine

When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.

Data Analysis And Its Strategic Role In Higher Education Facilities Management

Data analysis helps higher education facility managers better understand their facilities, so that their campuses can be positioned to thrive tomorrow.

American Concrete Institute Releases New Concrete Repair Guide

ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.

Did You Miss Our “Improving The Project Closeout Process” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about new trends and best practices for making the project closeout hand-off an easier, more efficient process.

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.

Building A Museum On An Island, Challenges And Success

Phelps Construction Group recently completed the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island.

Using Glass Railings In Facility Projects

Trex Commercial Products address three common concerns when specifying this glazing in building projects.

Friday Funny: Construction Machines Of The Future, LEGO Style

Through a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, the FutuRE:BUILD contest and exhibition revealed the imaginative power of machine technology.

Fusion 285 Wall System Features JM Cladstone Water & Fire Block

New Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.

Historic Bell Tower Restored At Little Rock, AR Church 

Restoration experts with Western Specialty Contractors used a stippling method to match the bell tower's original terra cotta appearance.

Friday Funny: Escherian Stairway To Nowhere

Visitors to China’s The Other Place guesthouse can experience the mysterious world of M.C. Escher in two optical illusion-inspired rooms designed by Studio 10.

Measuring The Value Of Resilient Design And Construction

A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.

College Opens New Location With Job Order Contracting

Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Announced

In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects

This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.

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