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Can You Dig It Archive Page 2

Investing in innovation

By investing in early stage technology firms, organizations such as Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania play a vital role in helping manufacturing grow in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Who knew a grocery store could influence the value of your home?

An Aug. 10 article from The Portland Business Journal – “Trader Joe's or Whole Foods: Which is better for Portland home values?” – reveals that strong school districts, walkability and low crime are not the only attributes...

Fighting hunger? It CAN be done

One organization is looking to build awareness of hunger by providing opportunities for businesses and people to display their artistic design and construction skills.

Redefining a sense of place for downtown Allentown

The redevelopment of Allentown continues with the frequency of new proposed office buildings showing no slowdown.

Is your building a bird killer?

A professor from Muhlenberg College called the new Minnesota Vikings football stadium under construction “a bird killer,” citing the glass-heavy fašade as one that will draw birds to an early grave once the massive structure is built.

Raising awareness for a critical resource

Few of us ever think about the importance of a resource such as a specialized hospital until it’s needed. Particularly one that’s devoted to babies, children and teens.

A chance to build some business

It's rare to find a free all-day expo that showcases the many facets of the construction trades in the Greater Lehigh Valley — from architects and engineers to contractors.

Reaching for the sky … and beyond

Is the mile-high tower inevitable? Some people think so.

Give your people what they want

Do you know what your employees really want?

Building relationships to expand your network

Often, when we are looking to boost our business, it’s all about the connections we make.

The year of living in luxury

If you are looking for living space, particularly of the high-end variety, there's no shortage of new residential units under construction in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

You can't rush quality work

Patience is a virtue that takes too long.

Our bodies were meant to move

Each time I see construction workers outside in winter temps that are in the teens, or even lower, I wonder, how do they do it?

Building 'synergies' with adaptive reuse

The completion of the Best Made Center in Quakertown signals the start of a new era for the downtown's development.

Inspiration springs from waterfront developments

Development continues to transform Allentown this year, but so is another project about to rise along the Lehigh River away from the downtown.

Fun in the 'city of brotherly run and sisterly endurance'

Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday night was a massive health and fitness expo that offered booths for everything related to running.

Complex systems and critical missions – today’s data center

The need to store data will not go away, and as more companies require space for critical data storage, construction of data centers won’t be going away, either.

Construction at a click

I'll admit it. I can be just as guilty as the next person.