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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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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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Gap, Banana Republic plan mall-based store closures

Gap will shutter upwards of 225 namesake and Banana Republic stores this year, more than the 90 locations the retailer initially announced in March. Most of the stores slated for closure are mall-based, the retailer said, and it expects to …

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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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Survey gauges consumers’ comfort with restaurant dining

Twenty-nine percent of US consumers surveyed said they are comfortable with indoor dining at restaurants and 42% have returned to restaurant dining outdoors, according to a YouGov survey for SevenRooms. The survey found that 23% plan to stick with takeout …

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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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Configuring construction in the new landscape

What will the new workplace look like? Will open offices remain feasible? Will shared workstations and group collaboration zones still be relevant? Will employees opt just to stay at home, either because they think they can be more productive or …

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How MBH Architects helped a critical research facility get built during the lockdown

It has been called an entrepreneurial playground—a place that was designed for scientists, by scientists. MBC BioLabs is a full-service incubator offering laboratories, office space, meeting room and an in-house staffed CRO facility with millions of dollars’ worth of equipment. …

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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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