Tag Archives: Industry Trends

Portland timber tower gets the axe

The construction of a 12-story cross-laminated timber building planned for Portland, Oregon, has been placed on indefinite hold as a result of changing market conditions, including escalated construction costs and fluctuations in the tax credit market.

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Specifying offsite construction: A CSI exclusive

Offsite construction is part of a gradual move toward a more manufacturing-based process in the construction industry. It allows significant amounts of building construction to be performed in a controlled environment, and depending on project needs, on a near assembly-line basis. This is beneficial for worker safety and project schedules.

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