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Los Angeles mixed-use building uses prefabricated wood frame to reduce costs

A new six-story residential building in Los Angeles provides 82 units in a tight 182-foot by 127-foot lot. The design of the building put an emphasis on natural light and using its small space as efficiently as possible......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 16th, 2018

Two become one? Planemakers work on tech to cut pilot numbers

Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 11 min. ago

First apartment building funded by Massachusetts’ workforce housing subsidy program opens

A $31 million, 71-unit mixed-income rental property, whi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork3 hr. 55 min. ago

Housing Market Stumbles at the Beginning of Summer

Nationwide home building declined sharply in June, a possible sign that construction labor shortages and rising material costs are causing more damage to the housing market than many analysts initially believed......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj4 hr. 11 min. ago

U.S. home refinancing recovers from 17-1/2 year low: MBA

U.S. loan applications to refinance existing homes rebounded from their lowest levels in over 17-1/2 years last week, while home borrowing costs were mixed, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters5 hr. 26 min. ago

$400K to $800K condos in mixed-use building coming to D.C."s H Street

$400K to $800K condos in mixed-use building coming to D.C."s H Street.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2018

Panasonic plans to halve cobalt content of car batteries in two-three years

Panasonic Corp plans to halve the cobalt content of its mass-produced automotive batteries "in two to three years", an executive at the Japanese conglomerate said on Thursday, as battery makers look to reduce costs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Four Words Missing in the New Tax Law Give Restaurants Heartburn

A tax-law goof which requires companies to depreciate building-renovation costs over 39 years is prompting some restaurant chains, such as White Castle, to postpone renovations......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 10th, 2018

$28M construction loan secured for uptown hotel

Construction financing has been secured for a new hotel in uptown Charlotte. A $28 million construction loan has been arranged for a joint venture that's building a 176-room Even Hotel at the Stonewall Station mixed-use development. Georgia develope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

From South 2nd to North 4th, J.A. Steer finds new Old City HQ

The four-story, 28,500-square-foot building has expansive windows, original wood flooring, exposed brick and plenty of room......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

As Webcor"s longest job nears completion, CEO Jes Pedersen discusses rising construction costs

One of the Bay Area's largest general contractors, Webcor has had a hand in building some of the city's most prominent buildings......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2018

Developer plans 18-story mixed-use tower in Coral Gables

A Coral Gables office building on its famed Miracle Mile strip could be redeveloped as an 18-story tower with retail and residential space. On June 29, the city’s Development Review Committee will consider the application of Poncecat Miracle Mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Hollywood Center Would Transform Hollywood and Vine

Rendering courtesy of Handel Architects. The well-known corner of Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles may soon be known not just for the landmark Capitol Records building, but also for a massive, $1.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 27th, 2018

General Mills to cut jobs amid rising costs

(Reuters) - Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc said on Wednesday it would cut 625 jobs as it looks to reduce costs in the wake of slowing sales of its Yoplait yogurt, as well as rising commodity and freight expenses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2018

General Mills quarterly profit tops estimates

(Reuters) - Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' estimates, as its efforts to reduce costs and improve distribution network paid off......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 27th, 2018

PHOTOS: Developer investing $19 million in mixed-use renovation in Troy

The Vecino Group, headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, is renovating a five-story, 88,000-square-foot building into 74 apartments and retail space. The developer is investing around $19 million to convert the T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

Judge throws out climate-change lawsuits against big oil companies - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJudge throws out climate-change lawsuits against big oil companiesLos Angeles TimesBP Plc, Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. escaped blame for the public costs of global warming w.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 26th, 2018

What GE"s Latest Moves Mean for Investors

The troubled conglomerate announced plans to spin off its health-care business, cut costs, and reduce debt......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJun 26th, 2018

Toll Brothers (TOL) Gains from Solid Demand, Rising Costs Hurt

Strong housing demand and solid land position to boost Toll Brothers' (TOL) revenues. However, rising building materials and labor costs pose threats. Strong housing demand and lack of com.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 25th, 2018

Nomura (NMR) Trims Global Markets Jobs in US to Reduce Costs

Low volatility in markets despite rising intere.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 25th, 2018

Harley-Davidson Is Shifting Production Away From the U.S. As Trump’s Trade War Rages On

Building bikes abroad will reduce the company's tariff burden Harley-Davidson Inc. plans to shift some production of its iconic motorcycles o.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 25th, 2018