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  • Finance & Commerce Announces Top Projects of 2016

    POSTED MAY 16, 2017 BY FINANCE & COMMERCE A new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings football team and a corporate headquarters near Lake Superior are among the Top Projects of 2016 honorees announced Tuesday by Finance & Commerce. The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis and the 11-story Maurices headquarters.. More

    19 May 2017 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Conduit

    Conduit Conduit is a pipe or tube through which wires, cables, or liquid passes. It protects and routes electrical wiring and water to and within buildings. Most conduit is hard and rigid in order to provide a secure passage. It is often made of metal, plastic, or fired clay. Fun.. More

    2 May 2017 |
  • PIP CHAPTER 4

    Introduction: A Strategic Approach to Getting the Most Out of Your Investment The following White Paper series outlines the considerations hotel owners must weigh before implementing a Property Improvement Plan. Evaluate Your Property Hotels best equipped to provide a comfortable and customized experience will thrive in the highly-competitive hospitality market. Work.. More

    26 Apr 2017 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Green Roof

    Green Roof A green roof is contained space on top of a building used to grow plants. Vegetation is planted above grade and incorporated into building designs for its aesthetics, sustainability impact, and community health benefits.Green roofs are often modular in design with interlocking grid systems. Grid systems allow for.. More

    5 Apr 2017 |
  • Touring Johnston’s $75M High School

    POSTED FEBRUARY 28, 2017, BY JUSTIN SURRENCY JOHNSTON, Iowa — From pictures, to progress, to possessing a brand new high school. "We are about eight weeks out from getting keys to the building," said Johnston Community School District Communications Director Laura Sprague. Kickstarted from a 2013 bond referendum, Johnston's $75 million state-of-the-art.. More

    1 Mar 2017 |
  • Building Blocks: Miller Textile Building

    POSTED FEBRUARY 17, 2017, BY FRANK JOSSI — More of northeast Minneapolis’ industrial buildings are being renovated as the area’s reputation as an engine of the creative economy grows. The 49,272-square-foot Miller Textile Building is just another example of a former manufacturing site – in this case an agricultural bag.. More

    1 Mar 2017 |
  • Word-of-the-Month: Proscenium

    Proscenium refers to the open space directly above a theatrical stage. It is the vertical plane between the curtain, orchestra, and scenery. A three-sided arch physically separates the stage from the rest of the theater or auditorium. It provides a ‘window’ into which the audience observes a performance. Proscenium construction.. More

    1 Feb 2017 |