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news24.com - Jennifer Smit & Kyle Grootboom - EXPLAINER | How recent laws and policies are taking on the 'construction mafia' | Business
EXPLAINER | How recent laws and policies are taking on the 'construction mafia' | Business
News24

Recent legislation and policies could play a role in taking on the scourges of mafia syndication and theft. But as may be expected, the key lies in implementation, say Jennifer Smit & Kyle Grootboom. For more financial news, go to the News24…

citizen-times.com - Joel Burgess - Developer halts 'massive' downtown Asheville apartment construction project after 4 years
Developer halts 'massive' downtown Asheville apartment construction project after 4 years
The Asheville Citizen Times

ASHEVILLE - A large-scale apartment project approved four years ago for downtown's South Slope has been halted due to problems with the site and 'fatigue,' city officials said. The $90 million project was approved in December 2019 on more than 4…

wspa.com - Kelci O'Donnell - Greenville Transit Authority responds to backlash over construction of new facility
Greenville Transit Authority responds to backlash over construction of new facility
WSPA 7NEWS

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville Transit Authority responded to backlash over construction of its new Greenlink bus maintenance facility. The site is near a historically Black neighborhood where residents claimed the land was…

donga.com - Ruling party calls for expansion of guarantee for construction industry
Ruling party calls for expansion of guarantee for construction industry
도깨비 뉴스

The People Power Party has requested the government to expand loan guarantees to address financial difficulties in the construction industry caused by the increasing number of unsold houses resulting from decreasing prices. The ruling party has…

disneyfoodblog.com - Lisa Gilmore - Construction at a Disney World Hotel Might Affect Your Next Vacation
Construction at a Disney World Hotel Might Affect Your Next Vacation
the disney food blog

If you're spending top dollar to stay at a Disney Deluxe Resort, you want to make sure the amenities you're paying for measure up! To keep things tip-top and pristine at the poshest of Disney resorts, sometimes, they need a little TLC. Last year…

techcrunch.com - Trends and Big Ideas Shaping Fintech in 2023 • TechCrunch
Trends and Big Ideas Shaping Fintech in 2023 • TechCrunch
TechCrunch

At Visa, we see our work with fintechs as one of our greatest opportunities. Fintechs are changing the game, reinventing the ways consumers manage their finances, and businesses manage their operations. As we begin 2023, we're excited to see new…

techcrunch.com - Connie Loizos - Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market
Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market
TechCrunch

Brendan Wallace's ambition is beginning to seem almost limitless. The venture firm that Wallace and cofounder Brad Greiwe launched less than seven years ago already has $3.2 billion in assets under management. But that firm, Fifth Wall, which…

uppermichiganssource.com - Tristen Kendrick - NMU hosts Women in Construction event
NMU hosts Women in Construction event
WLUC

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - On Friday afternoon, girls from around 60 high schools visited Northern Michigan University (NMU) for its annual women in construction event at the Jacobetti Complex. NMU Construction Management Associate Professor Heidi…

newhavenindependent.org - New Book Illuminates How New Haven Builders Constructed City, Society
New Book Illuminates How New Haven Builders Constructed City, Society
Online Journalism Project

Who built the iron fence around the New Haven Green? Where can we still see traces of the work of William Lanson? And what was possibly the biggest party in the city's history? The Builder Book: Carpenters, Masons, and Contractors in Historic New…

reuters.com - Germany's Bosch to increase stake in Sweden's Husqvarna to 12%
Germany's Bosch to increase stake in Sweden's Husqvarna to 12%
Reuters

BERLIN, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Bosch (ROBG.UL) said on Friday it had agreed to increase its shareholding in Husqvarna (HUSQb.ST) to roughly 12%, making it the Swedish company's biggest shareholder, as the German auto supplier seeks to strengthen the…

breakingtravelnews.com - Boom Supersonic Begins Construction on Overture Superfactory
Boom Supersonic Begins Construction on Overture Superfactory
Breaking Travel News

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, kicked off construction of its Overture Superfactory today in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Overture Superfactory is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located on a…

prweb.com - Scottsdale-based MFRG-ICON Construction Rebrands as ICON National
Scottsdale-based MFRG-ICON Construction Rebrands as ICON National
PRWeb

Growing ICON National and our legacy to truly iconic levels of brand recognition has been a labor of love, one project at a time. Over the years, the ICON National team has earned a reputation for going above and beyond simply renovating occupied…

theglobeandmail.com - Kathryn Blaze Baum - Code minimum: Your home isn't built for extreme weather
Code minimum: Your home isn't built for extreme weather
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account Ms. Harris said it's “by the grace of the universe” that the tornado – with wind speeds up to 210 km per hour – didn't kill anyone. However, the twister left…

sfexaminer.com - Owen Thomas | Examiner columnist | - For a glimpse of SoMa's future, look to its funky startup past
For a glimpse of SoMa's future, look to its funky startup past
San Francisco Examiner

I chuckle when I think about the latest screed about San Francisco being a failed city. It's typically when I'm pushing my way onto a crowded N-Judah, lining up at a BART escalator or struggling from stall to stall at the Ferry Building. Maybe it's…

abc.net.au - Building industry faces 'nerve-racking' 2023 amid double-whammy of rate hikes and inflation
Building industry faces 'nerve-racking' 2023 amid double-whammy of rate hikes and inflation
ABC

Builders like Richard Oliver have been doing it tough over the past year and, while there are early signs one of their key problems is resolving, other major threats are emerging that may see more construction firms go under. The price of house…

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