Items Tagged with 'construction'
In 2011, during the midst of a national recession, property values in the district of Jenison Public Schools were plunging, businesses were moving out of the community and school enrollment was declining. Read More
Padnos Families Rooftop Sculpture Garden opened earlier this month, Outdoor Picnic Pavilion to be ready this fall.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park guests may need a calendar to keep track of the completion of each facility that currently is under construction. Read More
Student housing no longer means confining concrete walls, bunk beds and communal bathrooms. Instead, universities are changing their student housing models to provide today’s students with more space and top of the line amenities. Keeping students engaged and living on campus helps to promote campus life and student participation in university organizations. Read More
It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m sitting in the sun-soaked office of Julie Parks, executive director of workforce training at Grand Rapids Community College M-TEC. Alongside me is Amy Pierce, career exploration coordinator for Kent ISD, and we’re talking about launching a construction training program at GRCC M-TEC for high school seniors from two local school districts. Think dual enrollment meets work-based learning. Read More
Prospects remain bright for both the overall economy and for construction locally. Read More
Construction input prices increased 0.3 percent in July and are up 3 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More