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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

Educare Center in Long Beach uses modular construction to cut costs without sacrificing space or amenities

Constructed next to the Clara Barton Elementary School, the 31,483-sf Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach’s campus includes four prefabricated buildings that offer research-based, year-round child care and early education programs......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 2nd, 2018

[Case study] Rudin rethinks energy with NYSERDA

Discover a new world of sustainability with the NYSERDA Commercial Tenant Program. When companies commit to becoming more energy efficient, they can reduce operating costs, increase asset value,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2019

7 metrics that tie energy performance to company success

Energy affects more than utility costs. Get greater insight into building performance and bottom-line impacts with these seven metrics. Energy Consumed Per Product Produced How you can measure: kW... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2019

Mixed-use tower proposed for top of Tesla"s South Lake Union building

The height of the tower and other details are gauzy for now, though zoning would allow a building up to 280-feet tall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

New York City contractors adding 5% to 10% to construction costs due to trade war

The U.S. trade war with China is having a significant impact on the cost of building materials, as reported in a new study by Turner & Townsend......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 21st, 2019

Tencent to cut reliance on China gaming after profit hit

Tencent Holdings signaled it will reduce its reliance on gaming in China, where a regulatory review and one-off investment costs led to its sharpest-ever quarterly profit drop and slowest annual profit growth in 13 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 21st, 2019

TV ad campaign calls for rent reform that protects small landlords

A coalition of New York City building owners have taken to the airwaves to call on Albany to protect small property owners' ability to recover the costs of upgrading their rent-regulated... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 21st, 2019

Newly developed building materials could have big impact on sustainability

Recently developed products such as transparent wood, hydrogel embedded in walls, and bricks that help filter air pollution could make a substanti.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 15th, 2019

Exxon aims for $15-a-barrel costs in giant Permian operation

Exxon Mobil Corp. plans to reduce the cost of pumping oil in the Permian to about $15 a barrel, a level only seen in the giant oil fields of the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

Residential Spending Slumps For 6th Straight Month As Infrastructure Spending Soars Most Since 2003

The headline construction spending print was celebrated, rising a better-than-expected 1.3% MoM (the most since April 2018) in January, but below the surface the story is notably mixed. Private Residential building spending dropped 0.3% MoM - the sixth .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 13th, 2019

Timber-built condo tower planned in North Loop

Developers are working on early plans to build a 10-story condo tower in the North Loop, using timber-frame construction similar to the nearby T3 office building......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

When is wood not really wood?

Wood has been used as a building material for structures, tools, and weapons for hundreds of thousands of years. And while it is a natural resource, wood has undergone many changes as a materia.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 12th, 2019

Energy Giants Can Gain From Investing in Drones. Here"s How

Commercial drones can substantially reduce overhead costs for oi.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMar 8th, 2019

2019"s top green homebuilder: Austin Habitat for Humanity

By building green, Austin Habitat for Humanity is saving residents tons of it. The nonprofit estimates the homeowners will save $2,200 a year on energy costs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2019

Tesla shares slide a day after announcing store closures, layoffs and a loss for the first quarter

Tesla shares were down more than 5 percent on Friday, just a day after the electric car maker said it will be shuttering some stores and cutting jobs to reduce costs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 1st, 2019

First rental to open at Durst’s Halletts Point has all elements for community-building

A newly opened building at the sprawling mixed-use development, Halletts Point, is helping to transform Astoria from a residen.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMar 1st, 2019

First rental to open at Durst’s Hallets Point has all elements for community-building

A newly opened building at the sprawling mixed-use development, Hallets Point, is helping to transform Astoria fro.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMar 1st, 2019

‘Amazon Day’ Shipping Option Aims to Reduce Deliveries and CO2 Emissions

Condensing all your Amazon orders into one weekly delivery could help the e-commerce giant cut emissions and cut costs. For households t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 1st, 2019

Mixed-use project with 490 apartments to rise in Northeast Washington

TOWN SQUARE | In addition to the new street grid, the first phase of Bryant Street will include a plaza, a dog park, a market building, outdoor seating areas and pedestrian access to the Metropolitan Branch Trail......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 28th, 2019

Mixed-use project with 490 apartments to rise in Northeast Washington

TOWN SQUARE | In addition to the new street grid, the first phase of Bryant Street will include a plaza, a dog park, a market building, outdoor seating areas and pedestrian access to the Metropolitan Branch Trail......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 28th, 2019