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Victoria K. Sicaras
Washington, DC, Aug 28, 2013–Concrete Surfaces, published by Hanley Wood LLC, is pleased to announce the winners in its Third Annual Polished Concrete Awards.
Several projects from around the world were entered in eight different categories. Plus, more than 2,200 online visitors voted for their favorite project to win in the Readers’ Choice Category.
The categories were Commercial, Educational, Industrial, Craftsman, Retail, Institutional, Residential, and Countertop. In some categories, judgesRead More
Silvio Marcacci / Clean Tecnhica / August 19, 2013
Green building is growing fast in the US, and may represent more than half of all commercial and institutional construction as soon as 2016.
A new report from the US Green Building Council (USGBC), “LEED in Motion: People and Progress,” details green building’s exponential growth and outlines both the value of the industry and its reach into American lives.
The report is the first of three LEED in Motion summaries planned for release in 2013, and it reveals yet another key indictor that sustainability can be as much an economic boost as an environmental one.
Millions Living And WorkingRead More
Randyl Drummer / CoStar / August 14, 2013
CoStar Midyear Analysis: Investors Cherry-Pick Deals In Markets With Strongest Fundamentals and Growth Prospects Retail Square Footage per Capita Decreases for First Time in Many Decades
The “happy rainbow” of year-over-over demand growth for U.S. retail space continued to spread across the country at midyear, with shopping center landlords just now beginning to capitalize on accelerating population, employment and housing trends, almost no new retail property construction, and consumers returning to shop in stores once more.
Overall demand for shopping spaceRead More
The inaugural edition, World of Concrete India 2013, will welcome suppliers from the commercial concrete and construction industry in India. India is modernizing its infrastructure at a fast pace and concrete is an essential requirement of infrastructural development; thus it is imperative to have such an event which addresses the needs of this fast expanding industry.View Article
Tim Trainor / CoStar / July 31, 2013
Rents in Warehouse Distribution Markets Play Catch-Up in Second Quarter as Increased Demand Spreads Across More Markets and Continues To Outpace Meager New Construction
Rents in a handful of top warehouse distribution markets posted year-over-year rent gains of 5% or more in the second quarter, virtually unheard of in the staid property sector more accustomed to 1.3% annual rental rate growth.
For the U.S. warehouse market as a whole, the average asking net rent rose to $4.75 per square foot, a 2.1% increase from one year ago. The upward trend in rents was boosted by 37.3 million squareRead More