The number of single-family building permits filed in the nine-county area climbed 43 percent in November, the fifth straight month of year-over-year increases, according to the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis.
A bidding method being used more often by the state is likely to reduce misery for motorists and merchants in the path of a highway project. Project completion time is now a major consideration in reviewing road-work bids that were traditionally evaluated almost entirely on cost.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental bid about $255,000 less than the winning proposal to demolish Keystone Towers, but was rejected because of missing paperwork. The company owner says the city could have overlooked the omissions to save taxpayers money.
City officials are seeking bidders for the first phase of Indianapolis’ largest-ever public works project, an underground tunnel system equipped to store millions of gallons of raw sewage and prevent the excrement from flowing into local waterways.
Building permits filed for new homes in the nine-county Indianapolis area rose just 2.6 percent in 2010, to 3,720. That’s just 95 more homes than in 2009—the worst year for local home construction in more than a quarter century.
A committee has recommended that the state highway department stop hiring Gary-based Superior Construction Co. and Indianapolis-based bridge designer RQAW Corp. over a northwestern Indiana highway that has been closed because of safety concerns.
The first of three meetings to encourage minority- and women-owned companies to pursue 2012 Super Bowl contracting opportunities is Tuesday evening at the Madame Walker Theatre Center.
More than a dozen local companies have begun work on a three-year modernization of the Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S.
Courthouse in the state's largest individual project funded by the federal stimulus.
Cook Group Chairman Steve Ferguson is target of complaint that charges he and others violated federal racketeering laws by
on an entity that recommended a team that included Bill Cook to develop the French Lick Resort project.
State government overreacted in its attempts to reign in construction costs, and should seek middle ground
The old adage that retail follows rooftops is only partially true; retail also follows taxpayer-funded incentives.