Month: May 2015

My Place Hotels

Extended-Stay Hotel Chain Beginning Construction in a Few Alaska Markets

My Place Hotels, a popular extended-stay hotel chain based in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is making inroads into the Alaskan market with three new locations in Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Fairbanks. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2015, with expected completion dates by fall or winter 2015. The Alaska construction is expected to begin on a …

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roofer

Protect Roofers From Deadly Falls With These Safety Precautions

Construction is widely recognized as a dangerous business. The tools, materials and conditions that construction professionals operate with and in can cause serious injuries and even death. Some simple precautions and adherence to safety regulations can reduce or eliminate much of the risk found in construction categories. Among these is roofing, a task that exposes …

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building insulation

5 Factors That Affect the Insulation Market

Insulation remains an important element of construction projects in the United States and abroad. Insulation improves energy efficiency, boosts indoor comfort, allows HVAC systems to work better, and decreases energy costs in both commercial and residential applications. The market has grown by about 3 percent each year between 2000 and 2010, according to Insulation Outlook. …

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U.S. Hotel Construction at 6-Year High

According to Lodging Econometrics, a Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based strategic intelligence and consulting company serving the hospitality and lodging industry, the total number of hotel construction projects in 2014 reached a six-year high. A total of 3,645 projects, comprising more than 460,000 rooms, were identified by Lodging Econometrics. The data indicates five consecutive quarters of double-digit …

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Boise Construction Project Focuses on Infill Development

LocalConstruct, a Boise construction company, is focusing its latest efforts on creating an infill project for one of the city’s main neighborhoods. This is the seven-story apartment building on the west side of 5th Street in the Central Addition neighborhood of Boise. The building is expected to contain 150 apartment units, ground-floor commercial and retail …

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The Fastest Growing U.S. Cities of 2015 — Where Construction Is Booming

Construction trends in 2014 and early 2015 indicate that the industry is continuing to expand after taking a significant hit from the U.S. economic recession of 2007 to 2009. Commercial, residential and industrial construction are showing significant increases, while investments in infrastructure are prompting growth in several regions. Industry analysts continue to expect significant growth …

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