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Author: Caryn Norton
With positive trends emerging during 2023 in tenant interior projects across the nation and the supply chain slowly returning to pre-pandemic normalcy, predicting the median costs of a construction project remain a top priority. Our experts have analyzed real-time data from our own projects to help pinpoint trends in various markets and help look ahead at the future. Read more of these real-time findings in our July 2023 Construction Cost Report.
Restoring a historic building can present a unique set of challenges. Design requirements, existing conditions, and entitlements can all complicate the process. An experienced team is key to the success of the project. Pavarini McGovern and our sister companies in the STO Building Group have been fortunate to work on several historic NYC buildings, including Lever House, MetLife Building, 100 Vandam, the Barbizon Hotel, and the Irish Arts Center, to name only a few.
As trends shift within the construction industry, one question is still in the forefront: How do we make our buildings efficient, sustainable, and cost neutral? For this reason, the Passive House Standard has become more prevalent within growing economic markets as well as larger cities pushing to meet demanding carbon reduction goals. Passive House construction significantly contributes to carbon reduction and aligns well with net-zero design ambitions in many ways.
After decades of vacancy, Google is transforming the historic site of Bolands Mills in Dublin into a new commercial center and vibrant city quarter. As one of the largest regeneration projects in the Dublin Docklands, the project is already bringing an influx of business and buzz to the city’s tech hub.
Beaches. Warm weather. Low taxes. There are a lot of reasons Florida is the fastest-growing state in the US. As more people move in, companies across the state are competing for this influx of talent, from relocating to more trendy locations to upgrading to modern, amenity-heavy workplaces.
In today’s fast-paced construction landscape, persistent challenges haunt project schedules and budgets. Delays and cost overruns often arise due to fragmented communication among stakeholders, design discrepancies discovered during the construction phase, and the need for late stage change orders.
While stories of the shrinking office still make headlines, two of Philadelphia’s most reputable law firms are doubling down on the physical workplace—but now with a new outlook on what role the office plays in the firm’s success.
Blueprint Robotics, a Baltimore-based company that produces wood-frame construction products is planning to build a 450,000-square-foot production facility in Windsor, Connecticut, that is said to be the largest North American industrial building erected entirely of mass timber.