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Report Tracks Median Home Price Trends in Opportunity Zones

The Pro Builder

By offering tax breaks in these zones, the federal government aims to spur economic development. A recent report by ATTOM, a provider of nationwide property data, examined Q4 2023 median home price data for homes in 3,667 low-income Opportunity Zones around the nation.

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NY launches work zone safety crackdown

Construction Dive

In order to combat a rise in speeding violations, the state has equipped 30 highway work zones with radar-based monitoring systems.

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Models of Affordability: Houston, Beyond Zoning

The Pro Builder

But for those looking to Houston as an affordability model based on zoning's role in helping to keep housing costs relatively low—Houston is the only major U.S. city without use zoning—it's important to note that government intervention is still needed to provide housing to Houston's lowest-income residents.

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Driver in deadly Maryland work zone crash pleads guilty

Construction Dive

One of two motorists involved in a vehicle crash at a Baltimore-area highway construction site that killed six could face 18 months in prison.

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Brenner Base Tunnel | TBM restarts after seven months stuck in a fault zone

New Civil Engineer

The tunnel boring machine (TBM) Flavia has recommenced its drive beneath the Alps for the Brenner Base Tunnel after spending seven months trapped in a fault zone. The post Brenner Base Tunnel | TBM restarts after seven months stuck in a fault zone appeared first on New Civil Engineer.

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raSmith Receives State and National Structural Engineering Awards for UW-Madison Camp Randall Stadium South End Zone

Civil + Structural Engineer

Both awards honor the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Camp Randall Stadium South End Zone. A new platform was added to the Field House to provide this connection and direct views into the Field House from this newly updated space in the South End Zone.

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Investing In Opportunity Zones

Business Facilities

As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Qualified Opportunity Zones across the U.S. provide a vehicle to reinvest capital gains for near- and long-term tax benefits.

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