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Forest City Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, Including Water Usage

September 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development

Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced the release of its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which details the company's environmental, social and economic performance and governance strategy. The 2013 report highlights…

Airport Commission Fails to Shortlist Thames Hub Airport

Although the Airports Commission found no insurmountable obstacles to the development of a new four-runway, 24 hour hub airport in the Thames Estuary,…

GSA Seeks Ideas for First-Of-Its-Kind Redevelopment of Volpe Center

Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community…

The Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Requires Underwater Welding

August 26, 2014 - in Construction, Land Development

Building land on water isn't an everyday job, and the $100 million project to extend the Chicago Riverwalk requires more than getting toes wet. Just ask Randy Howland, who heads a team of divers in the welding and carpentry trades. The divers are in the water…

Parsons Wins Additional Work Related to Dubai Water Canal Project

Parsons is pleased to announce that it was recently selected by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to perform infrastructure design services for the Dubai Water Canal Project. Planned to be a major tourist destination, the Dubai Water Canal will include…

Hexagon Geospatial Streamlines Property Appraisals

August 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Products

Hexagon Geospatial announces its new partnership with Apex Software, the leader in Sketching Software development for the government property appraisal market, to help streamline property appraisal workflows with the latest technology and geospatial information.…

D.C. Rebids the Large St. Elizabeth’s Infrastructure Project

The District has relaunched its effort to rebuild the 170-acre St. Elizabeths east campus infrastructure, issuing a new solicitation for a design-build contractor a little more than a month after canceling the last one. The request for proposals calls for…

UK Government Makes Radical Reforms of the Planning System Part of Long-term Economic Plan

August 3, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Projects

Local residents will have a greater say over the future development of their area, under plans announced by Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis today (31 July 2014). Radical reforms of the planning system have been made as part of the government’s…

Melbourne Makes Bold Plans to Double Downtown Residents

The Fishermans Bend urban renewal project in Melbourne is a 250 hectare development that recently won planning approval. The scale and scope of this urban renewal is said to support 40,000 new jobs, provide homes for 80,000 residents, and to span a 40-year…

Transit Agencies Get Creative with Real Estate Development

July 30, 2014 - in Land Development, Planning, Transit

Transit agencies in the U.S. looking to expand rail lines are getting into the real-estate-development business to raise revenue. In Atlanta, the regional transit agency is considering three possible expansion plans for its rail line, which opened in 1979…