Honolulu tied for fewest construction cranes on Rider Levett Bucknall Q1 index

Honolulu was tied with Phoenix for the fewest number of construction cranes among a dozen U.S. cities included in Rider Levett Bucknall’s latest crane index for the first quarter. The crane count, a simplified way of illustrating the strength of a c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Honolulu construction cost escalation slows, RLB reports show

But after cost increases of 4.9 percent in 2018 and an estimated 4 percent this year, price increases are forecast to back down to a steady increase over each of the next four years, according to reports by Rider Levett Bucknall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Honolulu only U.S. market to see decline in construction prices

Construction costs in Honolulu fell by nearly 2 percent as activity remained stable, according to the first quarter construction report from Rider Levett Bucknall.  Honolulu was the only city among the 12 markets tracked to show a decline in constr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

Crane count rises as building sector soldiers on

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), the international property and construction consultancy, has released its latest Crane Index and Quarterly Cost Report. Announcing the n.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 9th, 2018

Honolulu construction costs 4th highest in the world, RLB report shows

Oslo, Norway, topped RLB’s global construction cost relativity index in its construction cost report for the fourth quarter, and was followed by San Francisco, New York, Honolulu, then Paris......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2019

Construction on giant Hawaii warehouse going full tilt

Thomas Sorensen had to temporarily close his Inspiration Interiors furniture store, Stage Restaurant and Amuse Wine Bar at the Honolulu Design Center because of the coronavirus, but construction is going full tilt on his $50 million industrial project i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

This West Coast city just overtook Seattle as the "crane capital" of the US

From Los Angeles to Seattle, metros along the coast have a total of 144 construction cranes, down from 151 six months ago......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

UH engineering school to name classroom for Bowers + Kubota

Bowers + Kubota has given $75,000 to the Asphalt and Pavements Lab Fund at the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Engineering, which will name a classroom after the Honolulu-based architecture, engineering and construction management firm. “.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale inflation sinks in February on lower oil prices as coronavirus hinders travel

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services posted the biggest decline in February in five years, reflecting a large drop in oil prices likely tied to disruptions in global travel due to the coronavirus. The producer price index sank 0.6% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 12th, 2020

Construction starts on Mandarin Oriental Honolulu project

The developer of the Mandarin Oriental Honolulu quietly began construction on the $1 billion hotel and condominium project near the Hawaii Convention Center last month. Manaolana Partners held a small, private groundbreaking ceremony on Feb. 20 at the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 5th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stocks open higher as number of new coronavirus cases falls

Stock-index futures point to a higher start for U.S. equities Wednesday, with support tied to signs of a continued slowdown in the number of new cases of COVID-19 in China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stock futures point lower on coronavirus worries, weak global economic data

Stock-index futures point to a lower start for Wall Street Friday, with pressure tied to continued concerns over the spread of a coronavirus outbreak that began in China and a round of softer-than-expected economic data in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2020

London Markets: London stocks tumble as mining and oil companies hit by coronavirus worries

The FTSE 100 index, heavily made up of companies whose fortunes are tied to the Chinese economy, took a sharp hit on Monday as the coronavirus escalated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 27th, 2020

Construction contractor confidence surges into 2020, says ABC

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sales, profit margins, and staffing, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Confidence Index. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 23rd, 2020

Orlando among cities with the largest rent increases over the past decade

Construction cranes aren't the only things going up amid Orlando's boom. This year, Orlandoans spent $4.6 billion on rent, up 83.9% compared to what the city's renters spent in 2010, according to Zillow. That puts Orlando in the No. 5 spot for th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2020

Stock-index futures trade mixed after home-construction data

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Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices rise in November due to oil, but they still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation

The cost of imported goods rose in November at the fastest pace in six months, but the increased was tied entirely to oil and unlikely to add much pressure to U.S. inflation. The import price index advanced 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2019

Hard hat tour: $540M Broadwest project fills Midtown"s famous pit — and then some

Time flies when you have the confidence, cash and parade of concrete trucks to fill an excavated city block and erect four tower cranes — the most of any construction site in Nashville. Not even 10 months ago, the Broadwest site at 1600 West En.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2019

Howard Hughes says 6th Honolulu tower is 72% sold

The Howard Hughes Corp. said Monday that it has sold 72% of the units in its sixth Honolulu tower, Koula, and that Aalii, the fifth tower at Ward Village that is currently under construction, is 83% sold. The Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HHC) said th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2019

Caldwell allows Honolulu"s union construction bill to become law without his signature

Mayor Kirk Caldwell has allowed to become law without his signature a bill requiring the City and County of Honolulu to create project labor agreements for city infrastructure construction projects of $2 million or more, essentially requiring general c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2019

Honolulu council passes union construction bill

The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday voted to pass a bill to require the city to create project labor agreements for infrastructure projects of $2 million or more after hearing more than an hour of testimony from representatives of nonunion contractors .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019