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Skanska invests EUR 65 M , about SEK 670 M, in a new office complex in Budapest, Hungary

August 10, 2020 - in Land Development, News

Skanska invests EUR 65 M, about SEK 670 M, in the first phase of the new office complex H2Offices located in Budapest, Hungary. It will offer a total leasable area of about 26,000 square meters. The construction contract is worth about EUR 39.5 M, about SEK…

Woolpert Contracted to Plan, Design Northwest Concord (N.C.) Community Park

July 23, 2020 - in Land Development, News

The firm will solicit input from the community to determine the desired amenities for the 28.6-acre site. CONCORD, N.C. — Woolpert has been contracted…

Green Infrastructure in Kansas City

July 23, 2020 - in Land Development, News, Projects

Going from Gray to Green to Keep it Clean in the Historic West Bottoms.   When most people think about heavy construction projects, acres of lush,…

UCA Announces Website Resources for Underground Construction & Tunneling Workforce

July 17, 2020 - in Land Development, News, Technology

Denver, Colo. - The next generation of underground engineers have a new educational resource in Down For That a website from the Underground Construction Association, a division of SME (UCA). Down For That is an initiative that informs students about the underground…

Many New Resources to Help Los Angeles Shape an Equitable Vision for its Urban Forest

July 2, 2020 - in Land Development, News

LOS ANGELES, CA — The City of Los Angeles has recently received a bounty of resources to help complete the City's tree inventory and Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP). With budget cuts looming for the coming fiscal year, these extra resources - including…

Video: What Is the Geotechnical Field?

This 5-minute video produced by the DFI Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Committee answers the question: “What is the geotechnical field?” The video features dynamic and engaging DFI members as they take you from the office to project sites and through…

USGBC Releases New LEED Guidance to Address COVID-19 and Support Buildings with Reopening Strategies

June 9, 2020 - in COVID-19, Land Development, News

Washington, D.C. – (June 9, 2020) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released four new Safety First Pilot Credits in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The credits outline sustainable best practices that align with public health…

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Approves Funding for First Project of 100-Acre Partnership at Taylor Yard

June 5, 2020 - in Land Development, News

LOS ANGELES – At its Board meeting Monday, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy (SMMC) unanimously approved three grants, totaling $10 million in State Proposition 1 funding, for the first project of the 100 Acre Partnership at Taylor Yard (Partnership).…

Solar farm construction method to reduce dust and save ‘bonsai forest’

June 2, 2020 - in Land Development, News

A new technique to preserve native vegetation and reduce dust is being rolled out during construction of a solar farm in South Australia. The method, developed by South Australian company Succession Ecology, involves the use of a roller to flatten vegetation…

Naftali Group Closes on Biggest Land Transaction in NYC Post-COVID-19 ($102.5 M)

May 29, 2020 - in Land Development

One of the last waterfront development sites in Williamsburg is biggest land transaction recorded Post-COVID-19   BROOKLYN, NY  – Naftali Group, a leading privately held, global real estate development and investment firm run by CEO and Chairman…