Skanska lands $1.66M deal for Lakeland hospital

ConDig (10-Apr–24) Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has netted an additional $166 million deal to build a hospital in Lakeland, Florida. Under the deal with Orlando Health, Skanska will oversee the construction of the planned…



Construction spending dips in February

ConDig (02-Apr-23) Construction spending in the US dropped more than expected in February amid high interest rates and companies and the government paring back projects, according latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending on…


Skanska inks $94M Ohio university upgrade deal

ConDig (26-Mar–24) Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has signed a $94 million additional contract to expand and revamp a University in Ohio. Under the deal with the University of Cincinnati, the project involves a 6,100-square…


US construction starts drop 8% in February 

ConDig (21-Mar-24). US construction starts tumbled 8% in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.07 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network. The drop comes amid a 16% fall in nonresidential building starts, while nonbuilding…



Single-family home production rates show signs of life

ConDig (6-Mar–24) Moderating mortgage rates and a lack of existing inventory are breathing life into the single-family home market, according to the latest findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index…


Sterling lands two highway revamp contracts in Nevada

ConDig (27-Feb-24).  Texas-based civil contractor Sterling Infrastructure has secured two highway upgrade projects in Nevada totaling $78 million. Under the deal with the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), Sterling said it’s Road and Highway Builders, LLC…


Boston roofing contractor fined for fall violations

ConDig (22-Feb-24)  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Boston, Massachusetts-based contractor $306,229 for falls violations on a residential worksite in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Brothers Construction Services Inc. – which also operates…