Portland: A nice place for thinking about the rest of the U.S.

Like all flashy places to live, its story must be told at ground level

It’s exactly the type of locale that gets developers going, Maine’s most bustling city. Portland even beats out San Francisco in restaurants per capita, ranking numero uno nationwide in the metric of how much people like to have a good time. Beer guzzlers have their pick of breweries, too, and though the music scene needs […]

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Trying to get regulatory relief on the road

Attorney Diana Parks has a few ideas

President Trump picked an appropriate locale to renew his infrastructure pitch in early June, the great American city of Cincinnati, where the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River is said to top the list of national infrastructure emergencies. A threat to public safety and economics alike, it’s so deemed by The Hill—that District of […]

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In federal tax reform, will the federal Historic Tax Credit persevere?

Historic preservation community rallies for the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act

As the country watches with baited breath to see what President Trump’s tax reform bill will look like, a subset of the building community is keeping an especially close eye on one item in particular: the federal Historic Tax Credit. Since its inception in the 70s, the federal Historic Tax Credit has helped preserve more […]

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The big event has passed, but not the reasons for it

With Safety Week in the rearview mirror, 8 companies keep on being safe

During National Safety Week, which began April 30, many of North America’s most prominent builders took the opportunity to highlight—often-times quite legitimately—their ways of protecting employees from undue risk. While that week as come and gone, construction hazards still abound, as do the companies addressing them. From the conspicuous green helmets Milestone Contractors requires it […]

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Blueprint, a new kind of publication, breaks ground

Launching today, this construction forum builds relationships

As you read the inaugural editions of Blueprint, we ask you to consider our reason for our being. For a long time, there were essentially two options for companies looking to get the word out. They could grovel at the front door of newspapers and magazines, hoping they’d be tossed a bone. Or, they could […]

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