The Tampa Bay Rays unveiled plans to renovate Tropicana Field on Tuesday, touting the creation of a 360-degree walkway around the lower bowl, an open air meeting spot in centerfield and smoother access from the rotunda entrance to the seats.
SOURCES: Boston Redevelopment Authority
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) unveiled several exciting new technologies for Building Information Modeling (BIM) today at its annual user conference, Autodesk University. With today’s announcements and numerous other recent innovations, Autodesk continues to extend BIM value across the full lifecycle of the built environment for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) professionals in the building and infrastructure industries.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) and the Minnesota Vikings, in partnership with Mortenson Construction and project associate Thor Construction, today broke ground on the new $975 million multi-purpose stadium that will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis. The ceremonial groundbreaking signifies the start of construction on the 65,000 seat, 1.7 million square-foot facility, scheduled for completion in July 2016.
An environmental advocacy group has filed another appeal in an attempt to block construction of a proposed $800 million natural gas-fired power plant on the Salem waterfront.
The AP is reporting that US developers boosted construction spending in October 2013 at the fastest pace in more than four years, propelled by a surge in government projects. However, spending on home construction and commercial projects both fell.
As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm must reach fast-approaching benchmarks or risk missing out on hundreds of millions in critical funding.
Brazil will open the World Cup against a to-be-determined opponent on June 12 at Itaquerao, which had been close to completion before this latest setback. FIFA has set a December deadline for completion of all 12 stadiums to be used in the World Cup, though that deadline appears unrealistic now.