• DHL Expands Hong Kong Facilities


    DHL is constructing the $35-million Kowloon South Service Centre in Hong Kong. The facility will house relocated administrative offices and will increase ground-handling capacity by approximately 20 percent.

  • Harley-Davidson Motor Co.Product Development Center


    The mission of the Product Development Center is to foster the collaborative development of product designs and manufacturing processes for the future success of Harley-Davidson through the integration of new technologies.

  • Ford Motor Company Contracts Trammell Crow for Real Estate Management


    Ford Motor Co. has selected Dallas-based Trammell Crow to provide comprehensive real estate management for Ford's facilities in the United States and Canada.

  • ORNL's Advanced Microscopy Laboratory Houses Next-Generation Electron Microscopes


    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has long been known for its competencies in energy, life sciences, neutron sciences, advanced materials, national security, and high-performance computing. But equally important was its undertaking of a $4.5-million building project to house the nation's largest concentration of the most advanced and sensitive electron microscopes. The Advanced Microscopy Laboratory (AML) is part of a $300-million modernization program that will maintain the laboratory as one of the world's leading scientific research centers.

  • Solutions to Managing Construction Cost Escalation


    Too many owners have recently discovered that construction budgets developed prior to 2004 are inadequate. Add in the effects of last year's hurricane season plus the cost of petroleum-based products, and capital project decision-making has reached a crisis point.

  • Bodine Aluminum Expands Jackson Operations


    Bodine Aluminum has awarded MC Industrial Inc. the $11.2-million contract to expand Bodine's engine casting plant in Jackson, Tenn. by 78,200 sf.

  • Texas Department of Transportation Builds Houston Headquarters


    The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has selected Gilbane Development Company to develop and leaseback a new headquarters building and renovate several existing facilities in the Houston area.

  • Bridgestone Expands Clarksville Manufacturing Plant


    International tire manufacturer Bridgestone America Holding has selected Birmingham-based Doster Construction Co.

  • Hanil USA Occupies Tallassee Plant


    Hanil USA, a subsidiary of TI Automotive, will develop a manufacturing and assembly plant in an existing 10,000-sf facility in Tallassee, Ala.

  • Mando Corp. Expands Opelika Facility


    Korean auto parts manufacturer Mando Corp. is expanding its 150,000-sf Opelika, Ala., facility to 325,000 sf. The project contractor is Jacksonville, Fla.-base Pattillo Construction Company, the contractor who built the original facility in 2004.