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Former racquetball club becomes COVID-friendly Phoenix co-workspace

We are creatures of habit. We still need a place to gather and build culture. So, while the world continues to fall in love with the new “work from culture,” there are still places that invite the sense of community …

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CBRE: No holding back resurgence of group hotel trade

Pent-up popular desire and the business need for face-to-face contact will drive a robust return of convention patronage to hotels, an analysis by CBRE indicates. While remote interaction will remain prominent, business travel is compelling in that it yields $12.50 …

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68% of planned hotels coming from Marriott, Hilton, IHG

Marriott International, Hilton Hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group make up 68% of the hotels in the global pipeline, continuing their yearlong dominance, Lodging Econometrics reports. The analytics firm projects 202 more openings by the trio this year and 655 in …

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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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Survey: Labor shortage persists amid pandemic

A survey of contractors by AGC and Autodesk found just over half of respondents report difficulties finding craft workers, even though 60% said at least one planned project had been delayed or canceled. Substantial numbers also cited lengthier project times …

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Conversation with…Rob Haddock, S-5!

The inventor of metal roof attachment solutions is an award-winning roof-forensics expert, author, lecturer, building envelope scientist and former contractor with more than five decades of metal roofing in his blood. Through S-5! (www.S-5.com), he has created the leading authority …

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Report shows that construction wages above average

On a national level, construction workers earn $19% more than ($47,430) the median wage for all workers ($39,810) annually, according to a new report by Construction Coverage. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, total construction spend in the US hit …

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Recovery projections for key construction segments

Employing some of most in-demand occupations—such as construction and extraction roles—in 2020, the US construction industry lost about 1.1 million jobs from February to April, according to analysis from LaborIQ by ThinkWhy. The losses were impacted as the industry faced …

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What he said… (kind of)

You are ready to go, right? You are ready to get back to a sense of normalcy—put all of this behind you and get moving. Before you jump back into the game, remember that every step you take, however small, …

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Conversation with…Dan Belling, Cummings Resources

The Senior Vice President of Sales at Cummings Resources on the awesome power of cycling, why you should always check what is buried beneath the railroad tracks, and what he would not give to have a glass of Zinfandel in …

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