Located on the site of the former “Rock ‘n Roll” McDonald’s, this new daylight-filled space was constructed of steel and cross-laminated timber, with extensive plantings outside, inside, and above the 19,000-square-foot structure.
Cold-formed steel (CFS) framing has a proven track record of providing cost-effective and sustainable benefits for mid-rise buildings, and offers significant cost benefits over competitive building materials when the total cost of construction is considered.
The cost index for ‘goods inputs into construction’ is now racing ahead at its fastest rate since September 2008’s +12.4%. But that elevated rate of +12.4% a decade ago resulted from an artificial boom in homebuilding that was fueled by faulty subprime mortgage lending.
Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all the operating assets of Direct Lumber and Door of Colorado, a provider of millwork, lumber, trusses, and other products for the contractor and remodeling markets.
Economist John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, recently shared his predictions on a rise in household formation between 2016 to 2025 that, according to his analysis, will require 1.25 million housing units to be constructed per year to accommodate it.
ITMA met to discuss, among many items, the new requirements surrounding electronic logging of hours. The chapter invited Luke Feld, with the Iowa Department of Transportation, to speak to the CMs regarding best practices for using ELD.
SBCA is pleased to announce the publication of SBCA Research Report 1304-03, which provides best practice documentation to share with specifiers, the fire service and building officials who need help with fire-resistance techniques for L-type wall assembly connections on your jobsite.