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Good News for Women in Construction: Employment Rising

Good News for Women in Construction: Employment Rising The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially in 2019 rising to around 1.2 million, surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment level… Read More Eye On Housing http://eyeonhousing.org/2020/09/good-news-for-women-in-construction-employment-rising/

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Never Stop Asking, “What If?”

Never Stop Asking, “What If?” Remember as a child when we thought outdoor living meant pitching a tent in the backyard for a night or two? What a feeling to gaze up at the dark sky and wonder about each shimmering star and the endless possibilities they represented. Who knew that outdoor living would evolve into actual outdoor family…

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8/28: MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY

MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY Initial unemployment claims dip 8.9 percent to just over 1 million In the week ending August 22, initial claims were 1,006,000, a decrease of 98,000 from the previous week’s revised level. Continued claims during the week ending August 15 was 14,535,000, a decrease of 223,000 from the previous week’s revised level.  The total number of people…

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Groups working to lower housing costs through clean energy

Groups working to lower housing costs through clean energy The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) and Community Climate Collaborative (C3) are launching a pilot to see how changing heating systems from fuel oil, propane or natural to electric can lower household costs while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions… Read More CBS 19 https://www.cbs19news.com/story/42529421/groups-working-to-lower-housing-costs-through-clean-energy

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Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020

Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020 An update to RCLCO’s January publication of the Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2019 and “Best of the Decade”, showing where the market has been, and where it is going… Read More Builder and Developer Magazine https://bdmag.com/top-selling-master-planned-communities-of-mid-year-2020/

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Keeping Public Works Connected

Keeping Public Works Connected It takes organization and action to perform essential duties, and the American Public Works Association is here to provide the framework and resources… Read More American Infrastructure Magazine https://americaninfrastructuremag.com/keeping-public-works-connected/

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A former Apple designer created a custom $600,000 complex of small homes

A former Apple designer created a custom $600,000 complex of small homes In Sonoma, California, BJ Siegel, a former Apple Design Director, collaborated with Alchemy Architects in designing a customized version of weeHouse design, which is designed similarly to a tiny home… Read More Business Insider https://www.businessinsider.com/former-apple-designer-bj-siegel-tiny-home-design-alchemy-architects-2020-8

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