Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that the Construction Backlog Indicator reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014.Read More »
Construction & Real Estate
Mo’ne in the bank
How is it that my 10-year-old daughter’s all-time favorite movie is the 1992 film, “A League of Their Own?”Read More »
Slightly fewer sales, yet homes going faster
Home sale settlements in the Greater Lehigh Valley cooled a bit in July, except for the Poconos and Berks County.Read More »
SET IN CONCRETE Berks concrete company a major player in Allentown revitalization
Imagine this — 360 football fields of concrete.Read More »
Route 22 to benefit from new transportation plan that adds $2B a year
The Pennsylvania Transportation Commission has announced the latest update to the Act 89 transportation plan, which will add about $2 billion a year over the next 12 years when compared to the last update issued two years ago. The increase will begin in the 2017 fiscal year.Read More »
Berks firm to build $1B natural gas pipeline in Pa., N.J.
PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC of Wyomissing plans to build a 100-mile pipeline that aims to bring lower cost natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to homes and businesses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.Read More »
New Ventures: Website helps construction firms dig the dirt
A 35-year veteran of the construction industry has established a website that he hopes will help solve a problem he often encountered on the job – how to find products when you're working in an unfamiliar area.
The first step of many
The revitalization of Allentown is extending farther away from the downtown with the start of demolition on the $300 million Waterfront project along the Lehigh River that’s expected to bring up to 3,000 jobs upon completion.Read More »