How to Build the Construction Workforce Through School Partnerships

In an effort to meet the growing demand for skilled construction labor, Mortenson Construction Corporation has forged partnerships with local high schools to provide career guidance, job training, and educational experiences for youths attending schools located near its regional offices. … Continue reading

Construction Boom Soon to Hit Palm Beach County

Biz Journal’s Brian Bandell reports that two residential projects and one commercial venture are up for review with the Palm Beach County planning and zoning board. The largest proposal has a 37-acre site at the northeast corner of Lake Worth … Continue reading

Huntsville’s Torch Remains Bright Through $10 Million Expansion

Huntsville-based IT & Engineering giant Torch Technologies will be expanding their property and their operations through 2016. CEO Bill Roark says that Torch has wanted to expand for the last five years, and that the conditions are finally right to … Continue reading

Construction on Birmingham’s Pizitz Building Starts This Week

Bayer Properties, in association with Wisznia Architecture & Development of New Orleans and Baton Rouge-based Stonehenge Capital, are finally beginning their much-anticipated renovation of the historic Pizitz building in downtown Birmingham. Redevelopment of the 251,210-square-foot building will cost an estimated … Continue reading

Crockett High School Building Trades Program is Expanding

South Austin’s Crockett High School has a double dose of awesome with its new Construction Technology Program. Students who successfully complete the program can walk directly into a job on a work site. Program instructor Duane Lardon says that the … Continue reading

HUD Allocates $54 Million to Alabama for Renovation, Repair

On February 12, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $54,561,426 to Alabama public housing authorities. State agencies will now be able to make major, large-scale improvements to those properties. The funding came through HUD’s Capital Fund Program, … Continue reading

Dallas’ Legacy West Mega-Development Breaks Ground Thursday

The Legacy West mega-development will break ground tomorrow, according to Steven Brown of the Dallas News. This greatly anticipated project, a collaboration between Karahan Companies and Columbus Realty Partners, will occupy 34 acres at the intersection of the Dallas North … Continue reading

Trammell Crow Building 3 Mixed-Use Developments in Dallas

As HBW subscribers in Dallas already know,  Trammell Crow will be very busy building mixed-use mega developments in Dallas throughout 2015. Last week, Trammell Crow finally revealed their majestic Uptown high-rise project. The 3-acre mixed-use project is being built in … Continue reading

Spire Breathes Life into a Dull Corner of Dallas

Steve Brown of the Dallas News reports that a development set to wake up a sleepy corner of Dallas is gaining momentum. Located along the northeast edge of downtown, the 12-acre mixed-use Spire project will bring shopping, dining, residences and … Continue reading

Miami’s WorldCenter Phase One Timeline Unveiled

For months, HBW subscribers in the Miami area have been using our building permit activity reports to follow the progress of the Miami WorldCenter, one of the nation’s most distinguished commercial developments. On November 12, the Miami Herald’s Andres Viglucci … Continue reading