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Can You Dig It Archive Page 2

The return of remodeling

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.

More than just a place to stay

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 shape of what’s to come in Allentown

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.

Firms acquire Quakertown hotel

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.

Valley firm helped design Super Bowl stadium

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...

The growing needs of health care

One of the newest health-related construction projects in the region shows the growing need for community health services as the population ages.

'Redefining the skyline'

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...

2013 – High profile and productive

The year of 2013 proved to be a productive one, as many of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s construction projects got underway. Some were long-delayed, many just began, while others were continuing – and nearly all were memorable.

Can modular construction boost productivity?

Modular construction allows for a faster building process, but is it better?

Area companies win annual merit construction awards

As the billboard on Route 22 East near Allentown states, “Construction happens here.”

Could we be seeing a rise in school construction?

A rising student population is fueling a school construction growth in many parts of the country.

A little help from their friends

Here's some additional news about two local companies getting national attention – something we initially reported earlier today in our online edition.

The way to fight blight

Suffering from water damage, peeling paint, deterioration and loose bricks, two buildings that have sat vacant in downtown Easton for more than 20 years soon will see new life.

Are we in the early stages of a housing boom?

Could we be in the early stages of a housing market recovery?

Crayola creates lively new experience

Bright. Colorful. Lively. These words help describe the expanded and redesigned Crayola Experience in Easton. With added attractions that appear more interactive than before, the new site is fairly impressive.

For a story so big it cannot be contained!

If you read the print edition of Lehigh Valley Business, you may have seen a May 27 story about the new fire station in Allentown.

Occupy Allentown

Lots of developments are happening in Downtown Allentown, and here are just a few.

Construction signs point to healthy climate

Though it's faced numerous hurdles, the ongoing construction of the arena project in Downtown Allentown is nothing short of amazing.

Open space is great, but so is a different kind of green

No doubt about it, we have it pretty good here in terms of building, construction and commercial real estate. And that's easy to forget, unless you're reminded – and often it's by people looking from the outside in.

Lower Macungie 400-home development finally on fast-track

Recent approval by the Lower Macungie Board of Commissioners for David Jaindl's Spring Creek Properties development in Lower Macungie shows a long-stalled project finally moving forward. Earlier this month, the commissioners approved the settlement...

Whatever happened to doing your own work?

In a recent interview, something a business owner said got me tweaked.Then again, I could just be naïve.

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