2021

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Welding 101: 6 Different Types

Construction Marketing

Our ancestors have been sticking pieces of metal together for centuries, using older and much more rudimentary forms of welding. However, it wasn’t until the late nineteenth century, and then the early twentieth century when the coated electrode was invented, that welding really found its stride. So many different styles and techniques have emerged since then—like resistance welding, gas welding and friction welding—that it’s worth taking a look at each to see which might be right for your needs

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BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

Business Facilities

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System. The post BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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8 tips for converting office space to life sciences labs

BD+C

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, real estate markets have clearly taken major pivots across the board. From residential adjustments toward the suburbs, the incorporation of safety barriers in public facilities, to major changes in commercial retail and restaurant consumer demands, those of us working in the built environment are seeing trends shift at a pace faster than ever before. .

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Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Built World With the One Tree Pledge

The Construction Business Owner

Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Built World With the One Tree Pledge. Alex Headley. Mon, 02/22/2021 - 09:47. In 2020, 6 weeks into being quarantined due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on the morning news, I saw a photo of the Himalayan Mountains taken from over 100 miles away. Because of smog and pollution, the site had not been viewed from this distance for over 30 years.

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Optimize Operational Processes With an Industry-Specific ERP

As the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems in the construction industry is critical to optimizing operations, it's critical that decision makers conduct a thorough software evaluation to find the one that best aligns to their needs.

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Scottish court reminds us that you must adjudicate first under NEC3

Practical Law Construction

Back in February 2021, I wrote a blog entitled, You must adjudicate before you can arbitrate , where I discussed Lady Wolffe’s judgment in Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners v McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd. At the time, I said that if parties have a tiered dispute resolution clause in their contract, one thing they shouldn’t do is jump in at the deep end, missing out a step or two on the way, because we know the judges don’t like this (as was proved by Lady Wolffe’s dismissal of the c

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Economist Projects 'Very Busy' 2022 for Construction Industry

ENR Construction

Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors and CEO of consulting firm Sage Policy Group, expects projects from the new infrastructure package to be released in next year's third and fourth quarters.

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Memphis Takes Logistics Crown, NYC Tops In Fintech

Business Facilities

Memphis, TN tops the list of Logistics Leaders, New York City leads the new Fintech ranking in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. - Read: Memphis Takes Logistics Crown, NYC Tops In Fintech at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion

Business Facilities

Skipcart, Matthews International and SafeRide Health will create a total of more than 250 new jobs in the region. - Read: Three Tech Companies Choose San Antonio For HQs, Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Top Utilities: Power Players

Business Facilities

Electricity demand in the commercial sector was down by 6 percent while the industrial sector saw a 6.9 percent reduction in 2020 due to the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy. - Read: Top Utilities: Power Players at BusinessFacilities.com.

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First-of-its-kind Starbucks built in just six days

BD+C

A new Starbucks store is set to open in Abbotsford, B.C. that was assembled in six days with near-zero construction waste. The store was designed to reduce the energy needs for heating and cooling compared to standard construction builds.

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From Plan to Reality: Unlocking the Power of Aerial Imagery for AEC

Aerial imagery has emerged as a necessary tool for architecture, engineering, and construction firms seeking to improve pre-construction site analysis, make more informed planning decisions, and ensure all stakeholders have access to an accurate visualization of the site to keep the project moving forward. Download our guide and take a deeper look at how aerial imagery can be leveraged to drive project efficiency by reducing unnecessary site visits and providing the accurate details required to

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Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline

Business Facilities

Virginia has Best Business Climate, also tops in Tech Talent Pipeline and Cybersecurity Leaders; Texas leads new Semiconductors ranking in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report. - Read: Virginia Has Best Business Climate, Tech Talent Pipeline at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report

Business Facilities

Our most comprehensive rankings compilation to date, our 17th Annual Rankings Report features 60 categories that highlight State, Metro and Global leaders building the foundation for a future of sustainable growth. - Read: Business Facilities’ 17th Annual Rankings Report at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Business Facilities

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts. The post Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI

Business Facilities

The diverse cultures, flavors and talents of Miami make it a unique global address for high-tech players in a rapidly growing hub. - Read: Miami: A Thriving Business Climate Adds Flavor To FDI at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Packaging Corp. Of America Plans $440M Investment In Alabama

Business Facilities

PCA’s three-year project will convert a paper machine at its mill in Clarke County, AL to produce linerboard used for corrugated packaging. - Read: Packaging Corp. Of America Plans $440M Investment In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

Business Facilities

Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth. - Read: Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast

Business Facilities

Despite turbulence caused by labor and supply chain challenges, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a positive trajectory as it recovers from the pandemic. The post The Manufacturing Industry: Building Back Fast appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets

Business Facilities

Greater Hartford, CT; Raleigh, NC; and Boise, ID were named the top three Millennial Magnets in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. - Read: Hartford, Raleigh And Boise Are Top Millennial Magnets at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Business Facilities’ 2021 Metro Rankings Report

Business Facilities

Millennials are migrating into Connecticut from New York City and Boston in droves, making Greater Hartford, CT the top-ranked Millennial Magnet in Business Facilities' 2021 Metro Rankings Report. The post Business Facilities’ 2021 Metro Rankings Report appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2020 State Of The Year

Business Facilities

North Carolina has been named Business Facilities’ 2020 State of the Year, the first time the Tar Heel State has earned the magazine’s top honor. - Read: North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2020 State Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles

Business Facilities

Successful introduction of mRNA vaccines has created a platform for the rapid development of new treatments. - Read: Locations For The Biotech Industry: Microscopic Miracles at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Ninth Avenue Foods Investing $103M In Indiana Facility

Business Facilities

The beverage production company will create up to 111 jobs at its new Midwest headquarters and manufacturing facility in Columbus, IN. - Read: Ninth Avenue Foods Investing $103M In Indiana Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care

Business Facilities

Building a resilient post-COVID health care workforce will require data-driven solutions to meet evolving employee needs, according to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Health Care report. The post Real-Time Data Drives Post-Pandemic Health Care appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion

Business Facilities

The automaker will add 120 new jobs at the Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant with help from a JobsOhio economic development grant. - Read: Honda Investing $200M In Western Ohio Engine Plant Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Waldorf Astoria Miami will become the tallest tower south of Manhattan

BD+C

Rising 1,049 feet and 98 stories into the south Florida sky, the new Waldorf Astoria Miami will become Miami’s first supertall tower and the tallest tower south of Manhattan. Carlos Ott, with the help of Sieger Suarez, is designing the project. The design is conceived as a stack of glass cubes, one on top of the other, in slightly different positions.The tower will comprise a hotel and open-concept residences with views Biscayne Bay, the Port of Miami, Brickell Avenue, Downtown Miami, Key Biscay

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Tech, Manufacturing Projects Land Kansas More Than 580 Jobs

Business Facilities

TTEC Holdings will create 450 on-site and remote work jobs in Overland Park; Sicut Enterprises will create 132 manufacturing positions in Neodesha. . - Read: Tech, Manufacturing Projects Land Kansas More Than 580 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.

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ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

Business Facilities

ProAmpac's Collaboration & Innovation Center in Rochester, NY houses product development, rapid sample prototyping and evaluation of new packaging, as well as a training hub for customers and employees. - Read: ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Lack of information on carbon emissions challenges construction industry

BD+C

Less than 1% of new building projects are assessed to determine their carbon footprint, according to a new report by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The report cites a lack of information on embodied emissions as a key barrier. The overcome this challenge, the report calls for more data sharing, more collaboration, and increased transparency on embodied carbon and other data critical to calculating the carbon footprint of new buildings.

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Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets

Business Facilities

Millennials will soon make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce—and locations that offer the right balance of living, working and playing are the frontrunners to acquire their skills. - Read: Talent Attraction: Millennial Magnets at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021

Business Facilities

A survey of Site Selectors Guild members reveals the key trends impacting corporate location decisions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world. . - Read: Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021 at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina

Business Facilities

Roseburg Forest Products will invest $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in Halifax County, NC. - Read: Roseburg Forest Products To Create 137 Jobs In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.

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EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory

Business Facilities

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Canoo will build its first mega microfactory on a 400-acre site at the MidAmerica Industrial Park, where it will create over 2,000 jobs. - Read: EV Manufacturer Picks Tulsa For First Mega Microfactory at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

Business Facilities

The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood. The post Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

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No summer vacation for the GC Kraus Anderson

BD+C

The Duluth, Minn.-based general contractor Kraus-Anderson has been busy this summer, having finished the construction and/or remodeling of several education, public safety, and healthcare projects in Wisconsin and Minnesota. They include: A new 37,000-sf fire station was added to an existing police station in Minnetonka, Minn. Image: Wold Architects and Engineers. .

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Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities

Electric vehicle battery manufacturer Microvast will create nearly 300 jobs at a new location in Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN. - Read: Microvast To Invest $220M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility at BusinessFacilities.com.

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