Tag Archives: Industry Trends

Perkins Eastman unveils succession plan

Bradford Perkins, FAIA, and Mary-Jean Eastman, FAIA, co-founders of the global architecture and design firm Perkins Eastman, and J. David Hoglund, FAIA, president of Perkins Eastman, are implementing a leadership change in the firm. Shawn Basler, AIA, Nick Leahy, AIA, and Andrew Adelhardt III, Esq., will lead the 1000-person firm as co-CEOs.

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Illinois architecture firm promotes new principals

Illinois-based architecture, engineering, and forensics consulting firm Raths, Raths & Johnson (RRJ), expands its leadership team. George R. Mulholland, SE, PE, The Construction Specifier author Sarah K. Flock, NCARB, BECxP, CxA+BE, and Patrick E. Reicher, SE, REWC, REWO, CCS, CCCA have been promoted to principals of the 53-year old forensic consulting practice. 

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Construction costs continue to rise due to tariffs and labor shortage

The price of new nonresidential buildings accelerated in October as contractors attempted to recoup fast-rising costs for materials and labor, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) of new Labor Department data. Association officials said trade tensions and labor shortages are contributing to higher construction prices, making it harder for public officials to improve aging and over-burdened infrastructure.

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