construction

How will Hurricanes Harvey and Irma affect local construction industry?

In the past month, two major hurricanes blew across the southern U.S. These storms brought damaging floods and wind. As a result, many homes and businesses were destroyed, and the final cost of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t be known for months. The costs will total many billions of dollars in Texas and Florida alone. Read more about How will Hurricanes Harvey and Irma affect local construction industry?[…]

Did You Know: Split Rock Lighthouse in Minnesota

Perched on the edge of a rocky cliff, Split Rock Lighthouse on the north shore of Lake Superior is one of Minnesota’s most well-known landmarks. The beacon was constructed after a storm in November 1905 damaged 29 ships, one-third of which were uninsured property of U.S. Steel Corp. In 1907, Congress approved $75,000 for the Read more about Did You Know: Split Rock Lighthouse in Minnesota[…]

Is apartment construction the next BUBBLE?

Madison, WI is building apartments at break neck speed.  Everywhere you go there seem to be cranes in the air.  Cranes here.  Cranes there.  Cranes everywhere!  Of course the indomitable EPIC with their thousands of employees and plans for continued hyper growth has cranes scattered across their campus as well. Whenever something seems to be Read more about Is apartment construction the next BUBBLE?[…]