Construction begins on $1.8 billion addition to the Washington State Convention Center

Construction of a new 1.4 million-sf expansion on the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has begun.  The project, located in downtown Seattle, will f.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 20th, 2020

Seattle"s massive convention center addition gets green light

One of the largest construction projects in downtown history is scheduled to start as soon as July......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Dirt toss: Construction begins on $1.4B mixed-use project

A mixed-use project — one of the biggest proposed developments in Central Florida based on construction costs — has started site work. Orlando-based developer City Center West Orange LLC expects to complete the first phase of the eponymous, $1 bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals10 hr. 29 min. ago

DP World returns to full state ownership, takes on $8.1 billion debt

Dubai is to take full control of port operator DP World in a deal with a $13.9 billion valuation that will help the company at the center of the emirate's 2009 debt crisis to repay some of its borrowings......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 17th, 2020

Michael Bloomberg leasing space for 2020 field office in downtown Albany

Michael Bloomberg is leasing a prominent office in downtown Albany — near the state Capitol and across the street from the Renaissance Hotel and Albany Convention Center — as a field office for his presidential campaign. Bloomberg, a Democrat an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2020

Opinion: Craft brewers need to develop the right infrastructure to grow

Nearly a decade since craft beer first hit mainstream popularity, the industry continues to grow at steady rates. With 394 craft breweries, Washington ranks third in the country. The economic impact of the industry in our state is $1.7 billion. H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 10th, 2020

Baltimore Convention Center expansion plans scaled back amid financial hurdles

Plans for an upgrade to the Baltimore Convention Center are headed back to the drawing board after officials discovered an expansion would cost more than $1.5 billion to complete as envisioned. The eye-popping price tag was driven upward by the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

Iowa caucuses: Farmers eye trade as key issue

The Center of Agriculture and Rural Development at Iowa State University estimates tariffs have cost Iowa’s $5.2 billion-dollar soybean industry nearly $891 million in revenue......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 27th, 2020

Oceanwide Center construction site sold for $1 billion

Two months after Oceanwide Center hit the market, the Chinese developer behind the partially stalled San Francisco project has agreed to sell it to another Chinese investor for more than $1 billion.  According to a notice posted to the website of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2020

Construction begins on massive Dayton-area residential development

Construction efforts have begun on a massive "new urbanism" development in Lebanon. The Union Village development, located on North State Route 741 in Warren County, has embarked on its Union Building. The building is a three-story cornerstone tot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

2020 Vision: Eight real estate deals watch in the coming year

Will the South Station air-rights tower ever move forward? Will the state Legislature approve the sale of the Hynes Convention Center? And will the major residential projects opening within a block of each other make Boston's Seaport a true neighborhood?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2019

First look: Office space atop Globe Life Park, convention center and more (Renderings)

The City of Arlington approved a TIRZ package on Tuesday for a massive $810 million second phase of Texas Live!, and its development team is sharing renderings of what to expect from the addition. The Cordish Cos., in partnership with the City of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2019

Exeter Property Group pays $195M for massive Washington state distribution center

The tenant, which is the lagest publicly traded grocery distributor in America, signed a 20-year lease with options, the developer said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 16th, 2019

Leidos, Parsons win spot on $4B nuclear material cleanup contract

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) and Parsons Corp. (NYSE: PSN) earned spots on a $4 billion contract as part of a joint venture to support the cleanup of a former nuclear weapons site in southern Washington state.  The Department of Energy announced.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2019

Wisconsin Center seeks construction management bids for $300M project

The most-coveted contract — construction manager — for an estimated $300 million expansion of Milwaukee’s downtown convention center likely to be awarded in January 2020. The building’s owner the Wisconsin Center District issued a request fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

Tax cuts or teacher pay? Gov. Cooper tells NC CEOs it"s a no brainer

Gov. Roy Cooper’s challenge to CEOs? Lobby on behalf of education. Cooper, speaking Tuesday morning at the North Carolina CEO Forum at the Raleigh Convention Center, again called education investments key in keeping the state competitive. “We .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2019

Ken Fisher says no lay-offs despite withdrawals over his remarks

Fisher Investments founder Ken Fisher said there will be no lay-offs at his Washington state investment firm despite some $3 billion in withdrawals by pension funds and others over allegedly sexist remarks he made at an investor conference......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 28th, 2019

Loews books Kansas City convention center hotel"s check-in date

The long-awaited Loews Kansas City Convention Center Hotel has set its opening date. Brian Johnson, the hotel's managing director, told the Kansas City Business Journal that construction is ahead of schedule and continues to go extremely well. So .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2019

WTO rules in favor of US in Airbus dispute, paving way for tariffs on $7.5 billion of EU goods

Washington can now hit the EU with billions of dollars in tariffs following the WTO ruling over state support for the European planemaker Airbus......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 2nd, 2019

Choice Hotels to establish tech center, hire 500 in north Scottsdale

The company is the second tenant announced at Nationwide Realty Investors' Cavasson development, the first phase of which is under construction — and could cost as much as $1 billion at full buildout......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

Controversial Kalama methanol plant gets county OK

County officials gave a final thumbs-up this week to a proposed methanol plant 40 miles north of Portland on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The nearly $2 billion project at the Port of Kalama is now in the hands of state environmental.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019