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?
The completion of the Best Made Center in Quakertown signals the start of a new era for the downtown's development.
Development continues to transform Allentown this year, but so is another project about to rise along the Lehigh River away from the downtown.
Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Saturday night was a massive health and fitness expo that offered booths for everything related to running.
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.
I'll admit it. I can be just as guilty as the next person.
Can you build on a quarry?
With so many conferences and events to attend throughout the year, it pays to attend those that are useful and worth your time. You want to be connected to the right people at the right time.
A recent survey of the most overused and annoying business buzzwords sheds light on many common phrases and terms. These words are so familiar that it's hard to be aware of how tired these terms truly are. I've been guilty of using them too, but I...
One nonprofit developer is helping to point out the need for quality, affordable housing in the Lehigh Valley.
Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that the Construction Backlog Indicator reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014.
The revitalization of Allentown is extending farther away from the downtown with the start of demolition on the $300 million Waterfront project along the Lehigh River that’s expected to bring up to 3,000 jobs upon completion.
For me, there are few things more enjoyable than running outdoors, enjoying the fresh air and changing scenery. I’ve been making a consistent effort to decrease the amount of time it takes me to run a set distance and go at a faster pace. One...
Could new housing sales be on the rebound? Several sources think so.
My son, who turned 3 in February, occasionally enjoys hopping into the driver’s seat of my Volvo after I pull it into park, turn it off and unbuckle him from the constraints of his child seat.
As you go up and down the many concrete stairs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball game nights, you may not know that the stadium staircases were built by a Bethlehem manufacturer, covering 10,000 seats. And when a new...
The life sciences industry in the Greater Lehigh Valley and throughout Pennsylvania produces medical breakthrough products benefiting not just those who live and work in the region but throughout the world, giving the state’s economy a boost...
A recent construction project sparked the notion that traditions and dreams can be rebuilt, even when faced with multiple challenges.
As the economy slowly improves, jobs will continue to be in demand in the construction trades. From new massive warehouses rising out of the ground to small, single-family homes under construction, jobs in the trades are in strong demand.
Though it may not be a resource many people are aware of in the Greater Lehigh Valley, The Blue Book Building and Construction Network is an active organization that serves as a tool for linking the many facets of construction and includes a chapter...
As spring – at least the calendar says it’s spring – finally shows up this month, many people find themselves seeking to start something fresh around their house.
While Kinsley Construction of Wyomissing just completed construction of a new regional distribution center for Dollar General in Bethel Township, Berks County, the company also recently finished building the new 129-room Courtyard by Marriott in...
The New York Times and Wall Street Journal recently reported on the Downtown Allentown revival, shedding light on what we in the Valley already knew.
Ayer Capital Advisors, an investment firm, and The Wankawala Organization, a hotel owner and management firm, today announced the acquisition of a 78-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel in Quakertown.
Those eastern Pennsylvania football fans lucky enough (and with enough disposable income) to land seats at MetLife Stadium for this year's Super Bowl might enjoy knowing an engineering firm with an office in Bethlehem played a pivotal role in the...
One of the newest health-related construction projects in the region shows the growing need for community health services as the population ages.
An article posted in the Philadelphia Business Journal shows plans for Liberty Property Trust and Comcast Corp. to build a $1.2 billion skyscraper in Center City Philadelphia. The structure, as with the existing Comcast Center, will “redefine...