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Coronavirus-related supply chain delays threaten developers and builders

Coronavirus-related supply chain delays threaten developers and builders

The coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll not only on landlords and tenants, but also on developers and the...

Coronavirus-related supply chain delays threaten developers and builders
Construction in Los Angeles (Credit: Sam Lafoca/Construction Photography/Avalon/Getty Images)

Construction work hasn’t stopped in LA

Construction work has ground to a halt in San Francisco, Boston, and elsewhere, but the hard hats are still...

Construction work hasn’t stopped in LA
U.S. housing starts and permits are up from last year, but experts say the coronavirus could hit construction hard. (Credit: iStock)

Housing starts were up in February. But it’s about to get rocky

U.S. home builders started more projects in February compared to the same time last year, new data shows. But...

Housing starts were up in February. But it’s about to get rocky
Construction workers ending their work day on March 16 (Credit: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Boston shuts down construction sites amid coronavirus fears

Boston has shut down all of its construction projects in the city, raising questions about whether other cities such...

Boston shuts down construction sites amid coronavirus fears
Backorders and low supplies: Contractors look for workarounds to supply-chain issues

Backorders and low supplies: Contractors look for workarounds to supply-chain issues

Barry LePatner, founder of construction law firm LePatner & Associates, had an important task for workers at a major...

Backorders and low supplies: Contractors look for workarounds to supply-chain issues
Procore CEO Craig “Tooey” Courtemanche Jr. (Credit: Boardroom Insiders, iStock)

Construction startup Procore files initial IPO paperwork

Construction tech startup Procore plans to go public, a move that could reportedly push the company’s value north of...

Construction startup Procore files initial IPO paperwork
US is short nearly 4M new homes: report

US is short nearly 4M new homes: report

The housing shortage in the U.S. is deepening despite strong demand, and a new report found that builders must construct nearly four million new homes to catch up. Almost 9.8 million households were formed...

US is short nearly 4M new homes: report
How “Living concrete” could revolutionize building construction on earth, and in space

How “Living concrete” could revolutionize building construction on earth, and in space

Could this be the building block of real estate life on Mars? Researchers at the University of Colorado have turned light-eating bacteria into the...

How “Living concrete” could revolutionize building construction on earth, and in space
Airbnb hammers out partnership with carpenters’ union

Airbnb hammers out partnership with carpenters’ union

Airbnb has partnered up with one of North America’s biggest trade unions as it deepens its foothold in real...

Airbnb hammers out partnership with carpenters’ union
Katerra CEO Michael Marks and one of the company's prefabrication homes in Saudi Arabia (Credit: YouTube, iStock) 

Katerra signs $650M contract with Saudi Arabia to build 8,000 homes

A SoftBank-backed construction startup that has faced questions about its ability to deliver projects in the U.S., just secured...

Katerra signs $650M contract with Saudi Arabia to build 8,000 homes
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