The Dodge Momentum Index, a monthly indicator of construction spending for non-residential building projects, climbed 0.5 percent to 126.1 in February. The increase was the third consecutive month-to-month gain, as a one percent pickup by commercial planning reports overcame a slight 0.1 percent decline by institutional planning.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is seen by many across the globe as the premier benchmark of achievement in green building. Savvy building owners and developers recognize the importance of the janitorial function when it comes to LEED certification in existing buildings, as well as its impact on efficient and cost-effective facilities management.
Zweig Group’s merger and acquisition survey found 42 percent of architecture, engineering, and planning (AEP) firms were considering buying another firm this year. The survey found merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is on the rise.