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Cambridge updates construction order (some construction can resume today, all construction slated to be back Jun 15)

Building inspectors set up speed trap style operations to catch violations of non-essential construction ban

Gov outlines plan to reopen

NYC could start to reopen in early June

Construction to restart

Gov expands phased reopening

N.J. to reopen nonessential stores for curbside pickup, allow construction as coronavirus outbreak slows

NY construction to resume in three upstate regions, NJ reopens Monday

Manufacturing and construction can restart today

Some projects still on hold due to outbreaks

Construction can restart in three regions

School construction in NY to reopen if stimulus arrive

Boston mayor suggests restrictions may ease further

Potential for upstate NY construction to resume on May 15

Construction restart could be soon

Construction restart today

Many Contractors Concerned About Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19 Crisis

Many Contractors Concerned About Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19

Dodge: Contractors are concerned about COVID-19's longer-term impacts

New Dodge Study Shows Contractors Concerned about Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19 Crisis

Dodge Data & Analytics survey: Contractors concerned about longer-term impacts of COVID-19 crisis

Many Contractors Concerned About Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19 Crisis

Survey Shows Contractors Concerned About Longer-term Impacts of COVID-19 Crisis

Survey shows contractors concerned about longer-term COVID-19 impacts

New Dodge Data: Contractor Concerns for COVID-19

New Dodge Data: Contractor Concerns for COVID-19

Contractors Wonder if They Can Survive Covid-19 Construction Site Closures

Dodge Surveys U.S. Contractors about Impact of COVID-19

Many Contractors Concerned About Longer-Term Impacts of COVID-19 Crisis

Big years gave contractors chance to pad their wallets

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ENR

Equipment World

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Boston construction set to resume May 18 as long as virus continues to recede -

Unions eager for restart

Construction won’t open till June

When NY reopens construction slated for Phase I

O’Hare will move forward, perhaps at slower pace

SFO construction to resume

MI construction to continue

Gov to reopen OH

MI construction to reopen May 7

SF construction allowed to resume

Santa Clara construction rules eased

Disney’s construction division lays off hundreds

Nearly 70% of Texas construction firms have projects on hold

Construction can begin May 4

Gov’s 12 step plan to reopen economy

More than 5,200 NYC projects reopen

LA expands free testing for construction workers

San Fran extends construction restrictions through May

Boston safety rules take shape

Gov says construction ready for phased reopening

Gov allows some projects to reopen

Gov says construction may be next to restart

San Jose officials consider easing restrictions

Construction industry set to resume after one month shutdown

House passes addition to PPP

State DOTs expedite millions for projects

What to expect when construction sites open

Construction can begin May 1

Gov changes rules for projects already underway

$3B terminal one project still a go

Napa Valley relaxes construction rules

Rollingwood clarifies construction process

Pandemic delays P3 proposal

Pandemic affects school construction

Napa county loosens construction restrictions

Construction in PA can begin before state reopens

Senate approves injection to PPP program

Some construction can resume in future

NCDOT announces layoffs and construction delays

ON and QC ease construction rules

Construction may resume with strict guidelines on May 8

Builders offer gov recommendations to safely restart construction

Virus delays ground breaking

Philly tells builders stop

Boston rolling out construction rules

President picks construction revival team

Plant Vogtle cuts back workforce due to virus

Stadiums moving forward

Boston mayor considers slow ramp up for construction

Spokane leaders discuss plan for 2020 construction

ENR Survey/40% of firms have laid off workers

NCDOT cuts $2B of projected bids due to projected revenue fall

Port construction halted

Massive Mall of America project stalls

ON/QC shuts projects, but Canada keeps most jobs essential

COVID delays projects across area

Thousands of affordable units in limbo as essential projects shut down

Houston firms worry COVID-19 might delay supply deliveries

Projects continue

Impact of coronavirus on Illinois construction

Construction continues, but pace has slowed

DFW construction timeline to be “revisited”

SF Dept of Building flooded with complaints

Even with “essential” work, contractor on standby

Construction companies sue city for stopping projects

德扑app安卓客户端home construction comes to a halt

SF Planning Commission resumes work with 1,100 德扑app安卓客户端home redevelopment

SFO delays $1B terminal project

Outbreak hasn’t derailed this College Park development project

State shuts down non-essential jobs

Virus forces NYC Condo developers into race against time

What developers can expect for permits and inspections [paywall]

Outbreak hasn’t dampened optimism (for now) [paywall]

Developers/contractors walk legal tightrope [paywall]

Europe construction activity collapses

Treasury eases path to paycheck protection loans

Mayor says “shut it down” [paywall]

Florida accelerates DOT projects during shutdown

Miami-Dade lets construction go on, some cities say no

City clears another 300 sites for emergency work

Virus impacting construction bonds (sureties and bond producers seek emergency orders)

COVI-19 threatens tax credits for renewables [paywall]

Newsom declines strict orders

Coronavirus concerns prompt second construction union to walk off jobs

NYC halts public design work

Penn restarts $530m in turnpike projects

Utility contractors can work [paywall]

Scottsdale developer completes virtual building inspections [paywall]

Workers back on the job in Austin

CO updates guidance for construction sites

MNDOT spending $1 billion in 2020

Detroit’s construction boom comes to a halt

Fort Lauderdale halts indoor construction

How Bay Area’s ban stacks up against other CA areas [pay wall]

Miami Dade construction moves ahead

Construction OK in Florida

DOT moving ahead with projects but faces worker and material shortages [pay wall]

Gov proposal would cover overruns from site closures

Howard Hughes Corp puts a halt on some construction [pay wall]

DOT unfreezes 60 critical highway projects

Construction chugging along in LA, but is warned

Jobsites face array of state restrictions

Builders believe new order in Austin will let some construction resume

Building trade call for shutdown

Tampa issues guidelines for construction

Gov accelerates bridge project

Florida governor wants to accelerate transportation projects

Virus hasn’t stopped NJ activity

Construction continues despite rising concern

Keystone XL work to get going

Clark country projects still moving forward

Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t stop wall construction

New restrictions imposed on resi construction in Bay Area

Most Bay Area construction banned

Timeline of Texas high speed rail uncertain

After backlash Austin builders can apply for exemption [pay wall]

Planning commission moves to dial in plan for meetings

Triangle construction pushes forward [pay wall]

Jeld-Wen temp closes some manufacturing sites [pay wall]

How essential is construction during pandemic

Contractors can expect more funding and flexibility from stimulus

How the Army Corps will convert hotels and arenas into makeshift hospitals [pay wall]

Federal gov’t issues guidance on “essential’ work

Distribution center in Kingston moves ahead despite pandemic

Pandemic won’t upend key NYC projects

What is nonessential construction [pay wall]

NYC announces fines of up to $10K for ignoring ban

Construction industry keeps going

Construction stopping at Indeed Tower in Austin, others press on

Dallas won’t stop construction

Work on big projects continues

Miami-Dade halts construction inspections

SF looks to limit construction

Work continues at Rams stadium

Construction resumes on NHL arena [pay wall]

States assert ity to deem workers as essential

Trump signs stimulus bill. Potentially billions for construction

Construction companies lobby to keep working

Target scales back remodeling plan

NY shuts most construction projects

More on NY ban (infrastructure, hospital and affordable housing allowed to continue)

New Islanders area work stopped

Construction leaders urge end to Austin construction ban [pay wall]

Some Austin construction crews say they’ll work until officials visit the site [pay wall]

Construction ban being considered in Dallas County [pay wall]

Major projects that could struggle during COVID-19 downturn

Kansas City large projects continue

Economists expect steep dip GDP, construction markets.

Recording office closures affecting CRE deal closings

Atlanta work continues (and a reminder as to why proper grammar is important).

Baltimore planning commission goes virtual

Local construction firm finds way to hand out bonuses [pay wall]

Business groups call for construction exemption in Austin [pay wall]

Virus stings Aspen projects

Construction deemed essential but workers concerned

Broward country construction can continue

Miami projects halted

School construction still on tap for fall

Construction around Missoula continues

WA DOT halts most construction for two weeks

NYC mayor considering construction ban

Rules let construction workers continue on luxury towers

Stimulus package passes Senate with potentially billions for construction

Coronavirus shutdowns poised to pummel construction supply chain

Universal Orlando continues construction work

Some sites continue work despite concerns

Austin apparently bans all construction

Austin ban outlier in TX

德扑app安卓客户端homebuilders blindsided in Austin

Workers divided over staying on job

Economic concern halts work on $200 million retail project

Road projects continue

Rush to complete new hospital tower

Walsh extends Boston construction ban

Seven CRE deals that got done despite coronavirus

Work on HQ2 continues

Coronavirus delays project

John Deere Withdraws 2020 Financial Outlook

California State, County Clarifications to Stay-at-德扑app安卓客户端home Orders Raise More Questions

Construction expected to continue in Wisconsin under Evers' stay at 德扑app安卓客户端home order

Ohio DOT moves full steam ahead with road construction projects

Tampa Bay's construction industry is still going vertical in the face of coronavirus [pay wall]

SeaWorld halts Orlando construction work

Virgin Trains' West Palm Beach-to-Orlando construction chugs along with more precautions

Triangle 德扑app安卓客户端homebuilders weather impacts of pandemic, but brace for slowdown

'Interpreted in various ways': Contractors, builders study impact of new shelter-in-place orders [pay wall]

Construction to be considered 'essential' under Harris County's 'stay 德扑app安卓客户端home, work smart' order [pay wall]

Some job sites close as confusion grips construction industry in Seattle region

Scottsdale broker: Real estate transactions down, not stopped in wake of coronavirus [pay wall]

Road construction still immune to coronavirus

Construction workers considering walking off the job because of coronavirus concerns

Road Work Continues During Time Of #Stay德扑app安卓客户端homeForNevada

Construction in Vermont rattled but not yet walloped by coronavirus

Philadelphia Hospital Project Pushes Forward to Care For COVID-19 Patients

Government & Regulations Local planning departments finding ways to keep permits moving during coronavirus outbreak — for now [pay wall]

The coronavirus' impact on commercial real estate in Austin: Many tenants hitting pause on office space searches [pay wall]

Downtown's biggest residential project scales back [pay wall]

Illinois Stay-德扑app安卓客户端home Order Exempts Construction; Michigan, Ohio, Indiana Governors Make Similar Orders

Here's what Denver's 'stay-at-德扑app安卓客户端home' order means for businesses

While construction continues, Twin Cities development slowed by meeting cancellations

Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area 德扑app安卓客户端home construction, future projects

"Essential" construction continues in Redding despite Coronavirus

How is the Whatcom construction industry withstanding the coronavirus impact?

Developers moving ahead with projects in face of coronavirus

'Business as usual': Coronavirus hasn't hurt Omaha-area construction projects

Construction can continue in New York, California and Illinois amid shutdown orders. In other regions, it's banned

COVID-19: Construction worker calls for job sites to be shut down

Builders' COVID-19 Dilemma: Construction Continuity Versus The Health Risks On Job Sites

Large commercial projects move forward but uncertainty grows

Construction industry weathering the storm for now

Work at Denver International ($2B project) continues

Construction sites open, but some projects slowing

Permits appear to be moving forward in Jacksonville

Coke moving ahead with $300 million development

$10B stimulus passed to combat virus impact (infrastructure)

Local construction continues, but uncertainty looms [pay wall]

Planning and code departments in Nashville seeing major changes

SFO Dept of Building Inspection to resume limited operation next week [pay wall]

First some promising news coming out of China. Containers have started moving en masse out of China (but US ports may be next bottleneck)

In New Orleans, construction is also exempt from the stay-at-德扑app安卓客户端home mandate

$10B stimulus passed to combat virus impact (infrastructure)

Construction projects in Vegas expected to continue

Work continues at Sea-Tac airport

Construction idled for two weeks on I-70 bridge project

Coronavirus won’t delay Boston’s tallest new building

Construction begins on Scottsdale Entrada development

Work on $2.2B project continues

Coronavirus hampering some CRE activity, but leases still being signed

Arlington (VA) struggles to keep development reviews moving

High profile office tower in South End (Charlotte) secures loan

Cuomo exempts construction, certain residential services from virus order

200-bed field hospital underway in Shoreline WA

Chinese Copper, Italian Marble: Coronavirus Shipping Delays Hurt Developers

Pennsylvania Halts All 'Non-Life-Sustaining Business' Operations, Including Construction

Pandemic Sidelines Some November Infrastructure Ballot Measures

Coronavirus Confusion in California

德扑app安卓客户端home Builders Still Hammering Away but Fear a Slowdown Looms

Industry Braces for Impacts of Coronavirus Pandemic

In most US cities, construction work continues as shutdowns loom

Coronavirus Could Be The End Of China As A Global Manufacturing Hub

How Coronavirus Can Shake the Thriving U.S. Housing Sector

How the coronavirus could wreak havoc on the global supply chain

Project Impacts Growing as China Coronavirus Spreads

How the Coronavirus Could Impact the US Construction Industry

Coronavirus fears could put a damper on the US housing market

Coronavirus in NYC: Construction workers keep building, even if sick

Fewer people coming to work at active job sites in NYC [pay wall]

Approval delays may hold up 380 unit resi site in Orlando FL

Philly not following Boston’s lead

Delays loom at construction sites

Austin construction sites open, but with restrictions

Funding for transportation projects delayed

Seattle condo tower proceeds to construction

Houston construction sites remain open

Cambridge MA adds construction ban

Allegiant shelving construction of $470 million Sunseeker Resort in Florida

Baltimore hospital announces $12.5 million expansion to deal with bed demand

Construction work continues in LA

Coronavirus In Beaver County: Shell To Temporarily Shut Down Construction At Cracker Plant

Shell keeps Beaver County petro construction site open

Exceptions to SoCal stay at 德扑app安卓客户端home order

Can Atlanta’s development boom proceed as coronavirus shuts city down

Coronavirus imperils Chicago’s more than decadelong construction boom. ‘We’re mentally preparing for a shutdown.’

Coronavirus not stopping South Florida construction projects – for now

Boston halts construction

Virus delays ceremonial groundbreaking for $400 million Vegas Project

CRE transactions coming to halt

NYC Construction forges ahead

As city council members ask for pause

Disney shuts down all construction in Florida

SFO 德扑app安卓客户端homebuilding continues (housing construction listed as “essential function”)

Work continues at Foxconn site (400 works on the job)

PennDOT halts construction work

Northern CA Shelter in place order exempts most construction

China slowly getting up and running, but supply issue to last for months

Dodge Data: Construction starts move lower in January

Coronavirus fears could put a damper on the US housing market

Coronavirus fears could put a damper on the US housing market

Building the bridge to better construction data

Project Impacts Growing as China Coronavirus Spreads

Houston area construction starts take a tumble in January

AGC 2020 Convention presents learning opportunities for contractors

Houston area construction starts take a tumble in January

Houston area construction starts take a tumble in January

Houston area construction starts take a tumble in January

South Florida residential construction starts jump 72% in January

Supply Chain Impacts Rise as China Coronavirus Spreads

How the coronavirus could wreak havoc on the global supply chain

ENR MidAtlantic Releases Preliminary Top Construction Starts List

Dallas-Fort Worth building starts were flat in January

How the Coronavirus Could Impact the US Construction Industry

How the coronavirus could wreak havoc on the global supply chain

The coronavirus is becoming a bigger threat to the US, economists say

OTR INDUSTRY GETS 2020 U.S., CANADA ECONOMIC UPDATE

The coronavirus is becoming a bigger threat to the US, economists say

An economic pandemic': The coronavirus is becoming a bigger threat to the U.S., economists say

Energy Efficiency Drives Green 德扑app安卓客户端home Sales

Findings Show Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication, Permanent Modular Construction

Find out what's trending in 2020 for green 德扑app安卓客户端home construction

Multifamily New Construction Starts Fall Fifteen-Percent in January According to Latest Dodge Data Report

Construction starts down 6 percent in January 2020

50th Anniversary of OSH Act Marks Monumental Industry Milestone

2020 Trends: Building Green

A Vision for the Greenest 德扑app安卓客户端homes Ever

January U.S. Construction Starts Move Lower

Coronavirus impacts could have ripple effect on US construction industry

Construction starts down from December to January

Mechanical, HVAC subcontractors enthusiastic but challenged adopters of BIM

Construction starts decrease in January, Dodge Data reports

Construction Starts Move Lower In January

Dodge: Construction Starts Slip 6% in January as All Major Categories Move Lower

Construction Starts Lower in January; Highways Up

Construction Starts Move Lower in January

2020 forecast for multi-family sector calls for cloudy skies

Mechanical Contractors Should Embrace BIM

Study: BIM can help mechanical contractors greatly, but training hampers use

BIM an essential tool for fabrication process

Construction Starts Surge 37% Higher in November

As downtown Columbus booms, construction firms have the contracts, but not enough skilled workers

High Degree of BIM Use by Mechanical Contractors Leads to Multiple Benefits

NC's red-hot markets pushing developers and general contractors to manage construction costs

SmartMarket Report Highlights How BIM Planning Enables Prefabrication and Modular Construction

High BIM usage reaps multiple benefits for contractors, study shows

Commercial, multifamily construction starts rise 11% YOY in top 20 metros: Dodge

UP’s Peterson moves to office, hospitality

DAILY READS: Feb. 11, 2020

Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Accelerated in Top Metro Areas in 2019

Commercial and multifamily starts nudged higher in 2019

Commercial and multifamily construction starts accelerated in top metro areas, but drop in Chicago

Commercial, Multifamily Construction Starts in NY-NJ Market Totaled $30.9B in 2019

N.Y. metro area (including North Jersey) named No. 1 market for commercial/multifamily construction starts

Commercial, multifamily construction accelerated in top metro areas in 2019

Dallas-Fort Worth’s construction boom ranks second nationally in 2019

Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication and Permanent Modular Construction New Study Finds

AGC's Data DIGest: Feb 3-10, 2020

2020 Vision: A Look Ahead for the Roofing Industry

Dodge Momentum Index Slides

Influence of Supervisors on Construction Safety Rises in New Study

"Safety survey: Worker involvement, supervisor leadership drive metrics "

"3 things to note about the changing OTR tire market "

Is Tech Adoption Worth the Pain?

Dodge Momentum Index starts 2020 on the downside

Dodge Momentum Index Starts 2020 on the Downside

Dodge Momentum Index Starts 2020 on the Downside

Construction tire market braces for slowdown

Dodge Momentum Index decreases in January

Owner of the Year 2020: NYC School Construction ity

Construction Safety: The Importance of Supervisors and Safety Culture

Findings Show Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication, Permanent Modular Construction

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in December

Construction Safety: The Importance of Supervisors and Safety Culture

Supervisor Influence Matters When It Comes to Construction Safety

New Study: Construction Supervisors Influence Rises

Study Expects Growth for Prefabrication and Modular Construction

Study: Influence of Supervisors on Construction Safety Rising

Construction Dive's 'mini megacities:' 5 construction boom towns

Trade Contractors Expect Prefabrication Usage to Grow Over Next Three Years

As construction growth slows, cost-conscious fleets look to dealers as consultants

Dodge: Influence of Supervisors on Construction Safety Rises

Owner Interest is Top Obstacle for Modular Construction

Will the growth trend in prefab and modular construction benefit you? Check out what’s new

FYI Miami: February 6, 2020

South Korean Construction Conglomerate Eyes Opportunities for Prefabrication and Modular Construction

Major growth expected for prefab and modular construction

Update: Economic Slowdown Expected Amid Coronavirus Scare

NAHB Report Shows Most Builders Are Focused on Energy Efficiency

Construction hasn’t stopped

Modular Monitor: PCL, Clark, DPR, Mortenson, others embrace offsite construction

Is 2020 a Tipping Point?

2020 State of the Industry

3 Sustainable Building Trends & How to Implement Them

2020 Green Single Family & Multifamily 德扑app安卓客户端homes Trends

Major Growth Expected for Modular Construction

Study finds major growth expected for prefabrication, permanent modular construction

Contractors Bet on Tech

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in December

Economic Anxiety?

The Economy: What’s Around the Bend?

Commercial Construction Index Shows Record Optimism

Commercial Construction Index Shows Surge in New Business Confidence

New research reveals continued benefits to hiring architectural services based on qualifications

Commercial Construction Survey Shows 70% of Contractors Struggling to Meet Project Deadlines as Labor Shortage Persists

Commercial Construction Looks to Advanced Technologies to Alleviate Workforce Challenges and Improve Productivity

Safety Risks in Commercial Construction Industry Exacerbated by Workforce Shortages

Workforce Challenges Continue to Impact Construction Industry as 9 out of 10 U.S. Contractors Report Skilled Labor Shortage

Persistent Workforce Shortages Challenge Commercial Construction Industry as U.S. Building Demands Continue to Grow

Commercial Construction Index Reveals Continued Optimism Among Contractors

Commercial Construction Index Finds High Optimism in U.S. Commercial Construction Industry

Q2 2017 USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

Hot Take: President-Elect Trump to Benefit Builders, Infrastructure and Construction

Shovel-Ready: U.S., Canada Construction Uptick Predicted for 2017

Dodge Data, Stack Construction Technologies partner on platform integration