If a state wants funds for infrastructure, it should meet strict conditions about housing construction.
Economic development agencies have created comeback plans for cities like Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Ariz., positioning them to rebound from the pandemic quicker than others.
For decades, Democrats have countered opposition to “job-killing” environmental regulation by saying combatting climate change would create well-paying new jobs. President Biden is betting on it.
The challenges of the past year gave designers every reason to recede into the shadows, but creativity won’t be denied.
He modernized the Bechtel Group as it oversaw construction on scores of megaprojects, including the Bay Area transit system and Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Industrial City.
Renters may feel powerless to effect change in their buildings, but they have leverage — especially in the current market.
The pandemic has prompted some builders to reconsider open plan apartments to include an entry space, a de facto “airlock” between the outside world and the rest of the apartment.
The inventory of homes for sale is startlingly low. The pandemic is part of the reason, but it’s not the whole story.
The federal government is revising rates for flood coverage on April 1. New data suggests premiums need to increase sharply for some homes.
Wanting to keep older relatives safe and close, families are taking a harder look at the structures known as accessory dwelling units.
432 Park, one of the wealthiest addresses in the world, faces some significant design problems, and other luxury high-rises may share its fate.
Neighborhoods in Newark are beginning to see a flurry of redevelopment, a decade after the city’s downtown gained vogue.
Some new hotels and inns are thriving during these trying times by doubling down on the local market, creating escapist atmospheres and employing other, almost unheard-of tactics.
Indian officials played down the events, which come as Beijing continues to encroach on disputed Himalayan areas.
A lobby is trying to block building codes that would help fight climate change.
The Chinese economy grew 2.3 percent last year, the country’s National Bureau of Statistics announced on Monday in Beijing.
In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven’t made the choices any easier.
Airports across the United States are devoting more space to freight shipments as online shopping surges in the pandemic.
Research into the health effects of natural and man-made surroundings is spurring the development of psychiatric facilities that feel more residential and welcoming.
Seven bodies have been recovered following the disaster last week in a village north of Oslo. Three people are still missing.
Some companies are having trouble surviving and making money installing panels because of intense competition and the high costs of doing business.
The pandemic devastated the housing industry this year, but there were a few flickers of life.
A modest ceremony inaugurated the troubled museum, one of the most expensive and ambitious culture projects in Europe. The only thing is, you can’t go in.
The process of creating prefabricated units that can be quickly assembled has shifted as developers turn to medical buildings, affordable housing, data centers and even a Chick-fil-A restaurant.
Mike Esmond knew what it was like to be broke and get his heat cut off in a brutal winter. So, for the second year in a row, he paid residents’ overdue utility bills in Gulf Breeze, Fla.
In a complaint unsealed on Friday, whistle-blowers working on President Trump’s wall said that contractors were illegally bringing in Mexican guards to protect construction sites.
The Islanders’ new home at Belmont Park and the venue for the expansion Seattle Kraken have added safety measures for their plans to host fans when they open in 2021.
The material that rained down from a tower terrified passers-by, though no one was injured. The building will be the second-tallest residential skyscraper in the city.
Renewable energy developers have struggled to finish projects as the pandemic disrupts construction and global supply chains.
A recent survey of architects reveals that clients are looking for ways to improve the time they spend at home.
The 15-story building had been inspected hours before the accident.
With environmental benefits and lower labor costs, mass timber has grown into a market that could rival steel and concrete in the construction industry.
Americans may be finding some common sense about building homes in vulnerable areas.
The blazes scorching the West highlight the urgency of rethinking fire management policies, as climate change threatens to make things worse.
A majority support outright bans on construction in disaster-prone areas, as well as paying people to move, researchers say — policies that local governments have been reluctant to adopt.
As the outlook for retail, hotel and office space shifts, some developers are already planning to convert empty properties to new uses.
The criminal charges were the latest twist for We Build the Wall, which had drawn praise from top Homeland Security officials while causing controversy over its construction methods.
A building block in most construction projects, concrete is responsible for about 8 percent of global carbon emissions. Several companies are working to create a greener mix.
Strong sales at China’s biggest construction equipment maker show Beijing’s strategy for recovery after the virus. But while the company, XCMG, is prospering, the rest of the economy is struggling.
Improvement of roads and rails has accelerated, but the crisis has strained budgets, muddling prospects for the projects and the real estate developments that count on them.
The pandemic paused residential construction and stalled sales. Now developers in Long Island City and Greenpoint are scrambling to bounce back.
Contractors have been allowed to go back to work since early June, but coronavirus protocols will probably make any apartment renovation take longer than usual.
Seven teams are building privately financed stadiums, a departure from the billions of public dollars spent on new arenas in other sports leagues.
When we were told to stay inside our homes, a portion of the population quietly went below ground.
As many as 400,000 people may return to work on Monday in a city still recovering from the pandemic and roiled by protests.
Parts of New York that have met seven health and testing criteria will be allowed to restart construction, manufacturing and curbside retail.
Major fires, many of them linked to lax safety standards, have plagued South Korea for decades. The latest, on Wednesday, killed 38.
More than 5,200 construction projects have reopened in New York City, offering a glimpse of new routines in postpandemic workplaces.
Corpus Christi has become the largest energy exporter in the United States, but several expansion projects have been delayed or scuttled, threatening jobs and investments.
With most construction projects deemed nonessential during the pandemic, apartment renovations have been frozen in a messy limbo.