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Woolpert Celebrates Grand Opening of Renovated Lisle Library District in Chicago Suburbs

CHICAGO, IL — The Lisle Library District recently celebrated its grand opening following a yearlong renovation led by Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects. The renovation included new entryways, revitalized interiors, new outdoor seating, and a drive-up service window. This was the first major renovation for the library, located 25 miles …

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Purdue University Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex Achieves LEED Silver Certification

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Two hospitals within Purdue University's new David and Bonnie Brunner Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex have received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The two facilities, a small animal hospital and an equine hospital, provide advanced veterinary medical care for animal patients, educate …

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Aptitude Development to Build Student Housing at St. Louis University

ST. LOUIS, MO — Aptitude Development is set to develop The Marshall St. Louis, a 508-bed development across from St. Louis University (SLU). The Marshall St. Louis will be the 10th ground up development for Aptitude since its inception in 2014 and the seventh iteration of its Marshall brand. Construction …

Gilbane and Lorain Public Library System Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Avon Branch Library

AVON, OH — After nearly two years of construction, community members recently gathered to celebrate the grand reopening of Lorain Public Library System’s newest branch in Avon, Ohio. The event included live cooking demonstrations in The Norton Family Foundation Demonstration Kitchen, tours of the space, and additional activities for children …

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Berkeley School District 87, Gilbane Building Company Celebrate Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

BERKELEY, IL — Berkeley School District 87, Gilbane Building Company, and community members recently gathered to celebrate the completion of the new Sunnyside Intermediate and MacArthur Middle Schools. The new 162,000-square-foot building will support grade-level centers and allow for the growth of exploratory program offerings. Having two distinct and …

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Brandeis Machinery
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David Rubenstein Forum Named Best Tall Building Worldwide in 2022 by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CHICAGO, IL — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the winner of its annual award for best tall building worldwide: the David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago.

“With the United Nations projecting nearly 70 percent urbanization by 2050, the demand is growing for healthier, …

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Illinois Institute of Technology Completes Three-Building Housing Project

CHICAGO, IL — The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has completed a $70 million, three-building housing project with the opening of the Carman Hall residential facility. All three buildings, situated at the campus entryway and offering views of the Chicago skyline, were designed by German American Architect Ludwig Mies van …

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HGA Completes MetroHealth Glick Center in Cleveland, Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH — Interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of MetroHealth System’s replacement hospital, The Glick Center, in Cleveland, Ohio. HGA reimagined the master plan of MetroHealth’s campus transformation, and led the planning, architecture, interior design, and engineering of the 11-story acute care hospital. MetroHealth’s main campus is in …

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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use, Multifamily Development Opens in Downtown Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH — KTGY, a full-service architecture, branding, interior, and planning firm focused on residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use developments, announces the completion of Artistry Cincinnati, a mixed-use development in downtown Cincinnati. The building is part of a developing multifamily enclave that runs along the Ohio River.

Featuring 344 …

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Walsh Construction Breaks Ground on UChicago Medicine's New Micro-Hospital and Multispecialty Center

CROWN POINT, IN — Walsh Construction joined UChicago Medicine, PMB Development, and Perkins&Will to break ground on a new 130,000-square-foot micro-hospital and multispecialty center.

The $121-million two-level facility will include:

  • A micro-hospital with an eight-bed emergency department and a short-stay inpatient unit
  • A comprehensive cancer center with infusion therapy …

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Burris Equipment
Trinitas Ventures, Crawford Hoying Move Forward with Next Phase of $640M Mixed-Use Development

CINCINNATI, OH — Trinitas Ventures, in partnership with Crawford Hoying, is moving forward with the second phase of their mixed-use development community in Cincinnati, Ohio: The District at Clifton Heights.

The District at Clifton Heights is the site of the former Deaconess Hospital at Clifton Avenue and Straight …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Ohio DOT to Invest Nearly $2B into Transportation this Year

COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces the launch of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) 2022 construction season.

This year, Ohio is investing nearly $2 billion on 829 projects across the state. Ninety-five cents of every dollar spent goes toward preserving existing infrastructure. Crews will improve 661 …

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Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Rail Receives $31.8M Federal Boost

MILWAUKEE, WI — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) together with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announce a $31.8-million federal grant for station and rail segment improvements to double passenger rail service and increase freight efficiency along the corridor that connects the Twin Cities, La Crosse, Milwaukee, and Chicago. …

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Chicago’s Focal Point Community Campus Gets the Green Light

CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago City Council has approved the first-of-its-kind, mixed-use community Focal Point Community Campus, anchored by a new Saint Anthony Hospital — a 30-contiguous-acre project in the works for over a decade. Approximately half a million Chicagoans live in the area that will be served by the …

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Brandeis Machinery
Illinois Governor Announces Nearly $220M in Rebuild Illinois Funding to Support Local Transit, Ports Projects

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announce that almost $111.4 million has been awarded to transit providers downstate as part of the historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program. The governor also announced an additional $108.3 million for public ports in Illinois. The two …

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President Biden and USDOT Announce $1.2B for Highways in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation announce more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) toward the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region.

Under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, annual funding for the ADHS will increase …

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Kentucky Motorists Lose $4.7B Annually on Roads that are Rough, Congested, and Lack Some Desirable Safety Features

LOUISVILLE, KY — Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack some desirable safety features cost Kentucky motorists a total of $4.7 billion statewide annually — as much as $2,154 per driver in some urban areas — due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes, and congestion-related delays. Increased …