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Oct 27, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR New York To Host "The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference," Friday, October 31, 2014

To assist construction industry professionals in doing business with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, McGraw Hill Construction's...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR to Host Energy Construction Summit, November 18, 2014 in Houston, TX

 The U.S. energy industry boom has created the biggest engineering and construction need in a generation.  Significant energy-delivery...

Oct 20, 2014, 10:15 ET
September 2014 Construction Starts

Construction Starts in September Climb 10 Percent

 New construction starts in September advanced 10% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill...

Oct 17, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR Presents Western Water Conference, "Building Long-Term Water Supply Solutions," November 13 in Huntington Beach, CA

The tightening water supply in the western U.S. has agencies focused on creating new water supplies and optimizing water use. The region's water...

Oct 13, 2014, 12:00 ET

U.S. and U.K. Building Owners Expect to Increase Their Involvement With BIM in the Next Two Years

While building owners may not always directly use building information modeling (BIM), they are increasingly recognizing its value on their...

Oct 09, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR New York Presents Higher Education Construction Conference, Thursday, October 16, 2014

McGraw Hill Construction's ENR New York (http://newyork.construction.com/) will host its Higher Education Construction Conference on October...

Oct 07, 2014, 12:47 ET
Dodge Momentum Index (PRNewsFoto/McGraw Hill Construction)

Dodge Momentum Index Dips in September

 The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, dropping to 115.8 (2000=100) for the month, down 0.7% from August's reading of 116.6 according to...

Oct 07, 2014, 08:45 ET

Architectural Record to Host "Design & Innovation in Multi-Unit Housing" Symposium, October 15 in Boston

Multi-unit housing is one of the nation's fastest-growing building types -- projected to rise 11% from 2013 to over $53 billion in 2014.  To...

Oct 06, 2014, 08:45 ET

McGraw Hill Construction to Unveil Industry's 2015 Economic Forecast at Outlook Executive Conference, November 5-6 in Washington, D.C.

McGraw Hill Construction (http://construction.com/) today announced its 76th annual forum for construction industry leaders, the Outlook Executive...

Oct 03, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR New York Presents The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference, Friday, October 31, 2014

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's 10-year capital plan has been approved at $27.6 billion for 2014 to 2023, and its 2014 budget...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:45 ET

Architectural Record To Hold Innovation Conference, October 9 in NYC

 McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record will present its 12th annual Innovation Conference, "Breakthrough: Design at the Intersection...

Sep 29, 2014, 15:38 ET
The October 2014 issue of McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record features a unique "split run" cover highlighting two new museums designed by celebrated architect Frank Gehry. The Fondation Louis Vuitton museum in Paris, France and the Biomuseo in Panama City, Panama will appear on alternate covers of the magazine. For more information, visit http://www.architecturalrecord.com. (PRNewsFoto/McGraw Hill Construction)

Architectural Record's October Covers Feature Frank Gehry's New Museums, Photographed by Iwan Baan

 The October 2014 issue of McGraw Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.architecturalrecord.com) features a unique "split run"...

Sep 29, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR New York Presents Higher Education Construction Conference, Thursday, October 16, 2014

 During the first five months of 2014, more than $643 million in public and private higher education development projects were initiated in New...

Sep 24, 2014, 08:45 ET

Causes, Expectations, and Remedies for Imperfection in Building Design and Construction Described in New McGraw Hill Construction SmartMarket Report

 While the construction industry is often associated with cost and schedule problems, little data has been compiled about typical levels of...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR to Host Construction Risk & Compliance Summit, September 30, 2014 in Atlanta

 McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) will hold its second annual Risk & Compliance Summit on...

Sep 19, 2014, 14:00 ET
August 2014 Construction Starts (PRNewsFoto/McGraw Hill Construction)

August Construction Falls 9 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $540.6 billion, new construction starts in August dropped 9%, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a...

Sep 12, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR MidAtlantic Presents "The Pulse" Healthcare Construction Conference, September 19, 2014 in Arlington, VA

 McGraw Hill Construction's ENR MidAtlantic will hold its event "THE PULSE: The Future of Private, Institutional & Federal Healthcare...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
Dodge Momentum Index Makes Small Gain in August (PRNewsFoto/McGraw Hill Construction)

Dodge Momentum Index Makes Small Gain in August

The Dodge Momentum Index made a small gain in August, increasing to 118.8 (2000=100) for the month, up 0.2% from the July reading. The improvement...

Sep 10, 2014, 08:45 ET

Architectural Record To Hold 12th Annual Innovation Conference, "Breakthrough: Design at the Intersection of Art, Science & Technology," October 9 in NYC

 Top designers will explore the latest developments in architecture, from experimental architecture to American and international modernism, at...

Aug 25, 2014, 08:45 ET

ENR Risk & Compliance Summit to Explore Limiting the Downside in Construction, September 30, 2014 in Atlanta

 Construction and engineering presents an endless array of risks to be managed, averted or insured. To assist professionals in best managing...