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HDR selects corporate headquarters site

HDR selected an Aksarben Village location for the company's new global headquarters. The new headquarters will be 10 stories and 228,218 square feet, which can immediately house 1,150 employees. There is room to build a second building to accommodate expected future growth. HDR will serve as the architect of record.

Report explores impact of infrastructure updates on commercial real estate

Transwestern released a new report outlining some of the most prominent infrastructure projects currently underway throughout the country. “Cranes and Lanes: The Link between Infrastructure and Commercial Real Estate” examines how cities making these massive investments will likely experience rent growth and increased occupancy in their respective markets.

Second OSCC webinar addresses precast concrete off-site construction

The National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) will co-sponsor the second webinar in OSCC’s new webinar series designed to share knowledge and improve industry efficiency, productivity and speed to market through the use of prefabrication and off-site construction.

Dewberry completes National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study for USGS

Dewberry completed the National Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS) for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The firm conducted the study — sponsored by USGS and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service — to establish a baseline understanding of national business uses, needs, and associated benefits for national hydrography data; and to inform the design of an enhanced future program that balances requirements, benefits, and costs.

Bureau of Reclamation selects 21 projects to receive $2.93 million to study water treatment technologies

Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan López announced $2.93 million in funding for water treatment technologies research. This funding is being provided through the Desalination and Water Purification Research Program for the development of new water treatment technologies and Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program for research into the deployment of new technologies that supports the expansion of water technologies in new locations.

CTBUH names 2016 Tall Building Award recipients

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards. This year’s winners and finalists have set a new bar for the annual awards program, with many employing inventive solutions that respond to demanding site constraints and prerogatives related to sustainability, seismicity, wind forces, mixed functionality, and a vibrant urban habitat.

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