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Jul 21, 2017
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A demand for newer and more apartment units has fueled the national construction industry since the depths of the Great Recession.

Jul 7, 2017
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Hard-boiled and peeled eggs that make their way to retailers, restaurants, and convenience stores across the country will soon be coming out of a new 120,000 square foot facility in Yuma, Arizona.

Jun 30, 2017
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Roughly a decade after the onset of the Great Depression, new home construction nationally is showing signs of life again, with more than 1.1 million units being built last year.

But it’s a tale of two different recoveries, according to a report just released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University called The State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.

Jun 30, 2017

Mike Billadeau says the idea of constructing what is being billed as the “world’s largest sports park,” did not come overnight.

“I’ve been working on this vision, for lack of a better word, for about five years now,” says Billadeau, who is the executive director of the proposed Rocky Mountain Sports Park.

“But it really took on a life of its own once I started to talk to Ryan Spilborghs about it,” continues Billeadeau.

Jun 20, 2017

“We’re starting around 4 in the morning and finishing up around 9 p.m.,” says Jay Hill of the crop work he and his crew are doing on a sprawling farm site in Berino, New Mexico.

That work at the Wholesome Valley Farms’ expanding operation is anything but easy. But Hill isn’t complaining. “It’s only been about 100 degrees or so the last couple of days,” he laughs.

Hill is the hands-on chief executive officer of Wholesome Valley’s Berino farm, an enterprise drawing praise from around the state and region for transforming a swath of southern New Mexico land from a hopelessly contaminated past into a promising future.

Jun 14, 2017

Bambi Harmon says that the anticipation level grows almost daily.

“We can’t wait to move in,” remarks Harmon of the new engineering building on the main campus of Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado.

May 26, 2017
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The New Mexico construction industry has seen the creation of more than 6,000 new jobs in the last five years.

May 24, 2017

Visitors who come to see the exhibits at the Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott may think that they are viewing an encompassing representation of Arizona history, but in fact they are only looking at a portion of the museum’s holdings.

May 12, 2017
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Finally surpassing its pre-Great Recession rate, the country’s Indian gaming industry is experiencing record levels of growth, with new casino construction expected for the next several years.

May 5, 2017
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When Roger Gardner envisions the future of Boulder, Colorado, he sees gondolas...

May 2, 2017

A modernistic height-angled structure, designed to mesh with the famous forest pines of Flagstaff, will soon be seeing construction.

Apr 21, 2017
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It seems like a figure too large to comprehend, but according to a recent report, airports across the country today have infrastructure needs carrying a total dollar worth of just under $100 billion.

Apr 14, 2017
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More than 75 acres of prime land at the Albuquerque International Sunport, that was previously used for the north/south Runway 17-35, is in the process of being transformed into small city that could see the construction of manufacturing, retail, and warehousing facilities.

Apr 10, 2017

An imposing and attractive two-story red brick courthouse in the city of Ouray, Colorado may soon receive several million dollars in funding for a long-planned restoration project.

Mar 31, 2017
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From the moment President Obama, in the summer of 2014, put his signature on an executive order requiring contractors to report labor statutes violation, what is called the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces has been bitterly opposed by large chunk of the construction industry.

Mar 24, 2017
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Senator Joseph Cervantes says he is going to try again.

A bill he sponsored in this year’s legislative session that would have gone far towards reforming New Mexico’s controversial capital outlay process made it all the way through the Senate Finance Committee on the way to the House.

But there it died for lack of action.

Mar 24, 2017

Refuting media impressions that the Espanola-based Northern New Mexico College is down and almost out due to a series of administration controversies, the school is taking on a series of facility improvements showing that life goes on at the small four-year school.

Mar 10, 2017
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Not everyone was at first crazy about the idea.

But last September members of the Denver City Council on a 9 to 4 vote gave the green light to the creation of a fund designed to greatly enhance the city’s affordable housing stock.

Mar 6, 2017
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Voters in Arizona may expect to be confronted with an increasing number of school bond proposals in the coming years.

Feb 28, 2017

It wasn’t Jon Barela’s idea to end up at ground zero in the increasingly heated debate regarding U.S. relations with Mexico, immigration, the proposed building of a wall between the two countries, and a possible U.S. 20 percent tax on imported goods from Mexico.

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