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Video: Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction – Building Sector Solution

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction notes that about 70 percent of urban infrastructure that will be needed to accommodate a fast-growing world has yet to be built. 

JICA and Synspective start demonstration for the development of a disaster prevention management system in Guatemala using SAR satellite data

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Synspective have started a satellite use service demonstration to monitor ground movements in Guatemala…

FEMA Provides Funds for the 2020 Cameron Peak Wildfire Response

DENVER – FEMA has awarded $2.6 million to the State of Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control to cover assistance costs for 143 state and…

Skanska invests EUR 23M, about SEK 230M in a commercial development property in Espoo, Finland

November 29, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Skanska has acquired a development property in Espoo, Finland. The seller is MSD Finland Oy and the investment amounts to EUR 23M, about SEK 230M. The property encompasses 4,600 square meters of office space and 180 parking places. The property also has over…

Earthquake Journals: A Day in the Haiti Disaster Zone

By Dr. Kit Miyamoto I step into a dark, small bedroom. I hear my partner’s feet behind me. The room’s windows and doors are covered by thick drapes, hindering any light from entering the room. The bare concrete floor is wet, but the heat is edging towards…

Video: A Forgotten Disaster – Episode 3: Reconstruction Begins

We continue our inside look into the Haitian reconstruction efforts, joining a team of engineers and social workers from Miyamoto International and Haiti's MTPTC (Minister of Public Works, Transportations and Communications) while they go about the gargantuan…

Upcoming Commercial Rooftop Community Solar Projects in NY

October 26, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Leading ESG Firms G&S Solar and AVANA Capital To Partner on Over 50 Commercial Rooftop Community Solar Projects, Creating Jobs & Promoting Clean Energy Glendale, AZ (October 26, 2021) – G&S Solar, a leading clean energy and real estate development…

Haiti Earthquake Recovery Begins

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the first week of October 2021, 179 highly trained Haitian engineers and social communicators were equipped and dispatched to Les Cayes, a major capital of the region that was severely affected by the recent earthquake,…

Skanska invests EUR 26M, about SEK 260M in a residential development project in Helsinki, Finland

October 11, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Skanska invests EUR 26M, about SEK 260M in a residential development project in Helsinki, Finland. The building will consist of 74 apartments. The aim is to receive a RTS Environmental Classification. The project represents the highest energy efficiency class…

Skanska prepares and maintains project site for new government quarter in Oslo, Norway, for NOK 563M, about SEK 560M

October 8, 2021 - in Land Development, News

Skanska has signed a contract with Statsbygg, the Norwegian Directorate of Public Construction and Property, regarding preparation and maintenance of the project site of the reconstruction of the government quarter in Oslo, Norway. The contract is worth NOK…