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5 Cutting-Edge American Public Works Projects

Since the days of the Great Depression, public works projects have helped to modernize our infrastructure and create jobs. This tradition continues to this day in cities across America. From Boston to Minneapolis, construction teams have collaborated to build noteworthy public structures that make us proud. Read more

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New York City Construction Costs are the Highest in the World

For the second straight year, New York City received the dubious distinction of being the most expensive place in the world to build. After construction costs jumped 3.5 percent in 2017, the average price per square foot reached a new high of $362 in the five boroughs, according to a recent survey by Turner & Townsend. Read more

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Smart Technology Projects could Save Cities Billions

In addition to helping the environment, American cities could receive billions of dollars in financial benefits from implementing smart surface solutions, like green roofs, solar panels and permeable pavement, according a new report. If applied nationwide, these smart technology strategies could potentially provide half a trillion dollars in financial benefits. Read more