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Allegations of shoddy construction pile up at Related’s One Ocean

Allegations of shoddy construction at a Related Group development in South Beach, where its chairman and CEO Jorge Pérez...

Jerome Powell and New York City construction in October 2019 (Credit: Getty Images)

The Fed lowers rates, and once again real estate is loving it

There may come a time when a Federal Reserve interest rate cut is met with skepticism from the broader...

From left: Katerra COO Paal Kibsgaard, Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son, and Katerra CEO Michael Marks (Credit: Katerra, Getty Images, and iStock)

SoftBank-backed construction startup Katerra acquires two more firms

Construction startup Katerra has announced the acquisition of UEB Builders and Fortune-Johnson General Contractors, just one month after hiring...

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Hurricane Dorian spared South Florida but will still cost developers and contractors

Most general contractors are back to work in South Florida, after securing and shutting down their job sites last...

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As Hurricane Dorian barrels toward South Florida, developers and builders prepare

Across South Florida, developers and builders are securing tower cranes to blow with the wind like a weather vane,...

Chicago’s top 5 general contractor firms were approved to build over 9 million square feet of new development

The construction giants catching a Windy City windfall

Two of Chicago’s leading developers and contractors teamed up in late April to break ground on one of the...

The trade war has created an uncertain environment for construction. (Credit: iStock and Getty Images)

General contractors are suffering under Trump’s new tariffs on Chinese goods

Anthony Rinaldi has learned first-hand what President Donald Trump’s trade war with China can mean for business. One of...

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Construction starts in South Florida fall almost 40% in June

Construction starts in South Florida fell significantly in June amid continued signs that the commercial and residential real estate...

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Tariffs, natural disasters are driving up construction costs in Florida: report

This has been a rough year for Florida’s housing market. A new report by BuildFax found that existing home...

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A wave of venture capital is pouring into construction tech sector

Investment in the sector totaled $6.1 billion last year, nearly double what was invested in 2017 and a 1,632...

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