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Whisky Hotel will take shot at LA market

A whiskey-themed hotel, appropriately named The Whisky Hotel, is in the works in Los Angeles. The seven-story building, which is currently in the early stages of construction, will include 134 rooms and is expected to open in Hollywood in 2022. …

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Study: Climate change requires major growth in ports

It could cost $223 billion to $768 billion by 2050 to sufficiently expand global seaports to withstand rising seas and growth in global trade, according to a new study funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The …

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American Dream mall in NJ to reopen on October 1

New Jersey’s American Dream mall has set Oct. 1 to reopen its indoor amusement and entertainment areas and open some of its stores for the first time. Zara, H&M and Primark are among the retailers set to debut, and in …

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AGC: Construction adds 16,000 workers, but nonresidential down

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector lost 11,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data. …

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Google plans 40-acre mixed-use development

Lendlease will design and build 1 million square feet of offices and up to 1,850 new homes in the East Whisman area of Mountain View, California, near a light-rail station. Google sees the 40-acre project as “another step forward” in …

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Conversation with Rob Adkins, Starbucks

The LEED AP CDP Project Manager | Construction for the Starbucks Coffee Company talks about the magic of the band Rush, Australian Rules Football and why being in the field visiting sites is his favorite part of the job. Oh, …

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Conversation with Carolyn Shames, Shames Construction

It takes vision, commitment and heart to build a successful firm in a traditionally male-dominated industry. And if you ask Carolyn Shames, who has successfully managed this task a few times over, it also takes intelligence and confidence.

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How Solara Hospitality is the elevating its customer service game

For Clancy Cipkala and Andy Briggs, the formula is pretty straight forward: Create a hospitality atmosphere of light and warmth and take care of the associates who are on the front lines of delivering your brand’s mission to the people. …

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6 ways a strong brand identity can drive your sales

Homes and buildings always need to be built, repaired or maintained. In fact, Global Construction Press reports that the construction market will grow to $8 trillion globally by 2030. Competition is fierce, which means that growing your construction business requires …

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Spending time with Christina Pickett, Global Franchise Group

The construction manager for Global Franchise Group on trying to maintain the same routine, shipping local craft beers to share for virtual happy hour and why be polite is not so bad.

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