Jan 31st 2022 | Posted in Trends by Texas Government Insider
construction site cranes 340x240 Architect association forecasts 5.4% increase in 2022 construction spending

Institutional construction spending in the U.S. is projected to rebound by 4.4 percent in 2022 and 6 percent in 2023, according to a new report by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). With a 5 percent decline in construction spending on buildings last year, only retail and other commercial, industrial, and health-care facilities managed spending […]

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Dec 14th 2020 | Posted in Trends by Government Contracting Pipeline
casino slot machines 340x240 Richmond preparing to solicit casino operator, location

Virginia – The city of Richmond is taking public comment on what residents want it to consider in a proposal for a potential resort casino in the city. Richmond will issue a request for qualifications (RFQ) or proposals (RFP) to select an operator and site. Following the city’s selection of a preferred operator and site, the […]

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Dec 6th 2019 | Posted in Trends by Texas Government Insider
Kingwood HS flood gate rendering 340x240 Humble ISD designing flood gate system to protect Kingwood HS from disasters

Humble ISD (HISD) is moving forward on plans to build a $28 million flood gate system to protect Kingwood High School after receiving a $25 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Kingwood High School suffered $63 million in damages from Hurricane Harvey. During the restoration, students and staff shared a campus with […]

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May 23rd 2019 | Posted in Trends by Government Contracting Pipeline
cycle path 340x240 5 cities shifting gears on low carbon transport projects

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), along with the Natural Resources Defense Council and Delivery Associates, will work in close concert with transportation departments in five cities to design and implement high-quality bike and transit corridors by the end of 2020. This work is expected to help the cities of Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Minneapolis and […]

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May 3rd 2017 | Posted in Trends by Kristin Gordon
 Cities are trying to think outside the box when it comes to tiny homes

There is a population of space savers who enjoy being boxed in where they live and work. Tiny homes and shipping containers seem to be showing up more in cities as people look for lower costs, easy upkeep and a smaller environmental footprint. But standard building codes have made it difficult to legally build a […]

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