Unemployment in the construction industry reached a seven-year low of 7 percent in September, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Employers added 16,000 jobs nationally during the month. However, according to the report, more construction firms say they ...Read More »
The first of several construction projects at Central Piedmont Community College’s Cato Campus had its “topping out” ceremony Monday morning. “Topping out” refers to placing the last beam atop a structure during its first construction phase. The 85,000-square-foot building will ...
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The N.C. Department of Transportation and the city of Monroe will hold an informational workshop from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 16 to explain proposed safety improvements to several intersections along U.S. 74 between Fowler Secrest Road and N.C. 200. The proposed ...
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The Charlotte metropolitan statistical area added 2,800 construction jobs between August 2013 and August 2014, according to data released by the Associated General Contractors of America, for a 7 percent annual increase. The region ranked 68th among 339 in the ...Read More »
The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled two public information sessions for the Interstate 77 managed-lanes project in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties. The project seeks to reduce congestion and improve travel along 26 miles of I-77 from the Brookshire Freeway ...Read More »
LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. – The Lancaster County Development Agreement Committee met in executive session with Bonterra Builders LLC on Sept. 26 to further negotiate two potential development projects. The county’s Planning Commission declined to recommend or not recommend that the ...
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MOORESVILLE – Lennar Homes has opened a model home in one Mooresville community and expects to open a second by Oct. 11. The Farms and Morrison Plantation are being developed near Lake Norman with “resort-style” amenities. The Farms offers models ...Read More »