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Bay Harbor Islands condo project scores $12M construction loan - South Florida Business Journal

Google Florida Construction Feed - 2 July, 2015 - 11:13

South Florida Business Journal

Bay Harbor Islands condo project scores $12M construction loan
South Florida Business Journal
City National Bank of Florida awarded a $12.335 million construction loan for the Sereno Bay Harbor Islands condominium project. The Miami-based bank provided the mortgage to Bay Harbor Holdings, an affiliate of Miami-Based developers 13th Floor ...
Sereno Bay Harbor Islands gets $12.3M construction loanThe Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Changes to Florida's construction defect notice statute - Lexology (registration)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 2 July, 2015 - 09:49

Changes to Florida's construction defect notice statute
Lexology (registration)
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new bill that changes Florida's construction defect notice statute, effective October 1, 2015. Changes to the Florida statute include: (I) an amendment to section 558.001, revising legislative intent; (II) an ...

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Changes to Florida's construction defect notice statute - Lexology (registration)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 2 July, 2015 - 09:49

Changes to Florida's construction defect notice statute
Lexology (registration)
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new bill that changes Florida's construction defect notice statute, effective October 1, 2015. Changes to the Florida statute include: (I) an amendment to section 558.001, revising legislative intent; (II) an ...

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Construction Debris Found in Sand on South Florida Beaches - NBC 6 South Florida

Google Florida Construction Feed - 1 July, 2015 - 19:22

NBC 6 South Florida

Construction Debris Found in Sand on South Florida Beaches
NBC 6 South Florida
"It's got construction materials in there which could pose a danger to the people out there. The residents have complained about it," Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales said. A Florida Department of Environmental Protection report said "the debris ...

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All Aboard Florida station rising in Fort Lauderdale - Sun Sentinel

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 June, 2015 - 12:34

Sun Sentinel

All Aboard Florida station rising in Fort Lauderdale
Sun Sentinel
•A new building at Northwest Fourth Street is under construction just west of the tracks. It will house a catering business being forced to relocate. All Aboard Florida purchased its site off Northwest Second Street just east of the tracks and plans to ...
Construction at All Aboard West Palm Beach station marks a milestoneMyPalmBeachPost (subscription)
All Aboard Florida marks a milestone in West Palm BeachPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Changes to Florida's Construction Defect Notice Statute - JD Supra (press release)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 26 June, 2015 - 09:27

Changes to Florida's Construction Defect Notice Statute
JD Supra (press release)
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new bill that changes Florida's construction defect notice statute, effective October 1, 2015. Changes to the Florida statute include: (I) an amendment to section 558.001, revising legislative intent; (II) an ...

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Construction at All Aboard West Palm Beach station marks a milestone - MyPalmBeachPost (subscription)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 June, 2015 - 14:00

MyPalmBeachPost (subscription)

Construction at All Aboard West Palm Beach station marks a milestone
MyPalmBeachPost (subscription)
Construction crews this week began drilling the pilings that will serve as the foundation for All Aboard Florida's $29 million station in downtown West Palm Beach — marking a milestone for the express passenger rail service. A large crane was set up ...

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Changes to Chapter 558: Florida's construction and design defect statute - Lexology (registration)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 25 June, 2015 - 07:39

Changes to Chapter 558: Florida's construction and design defect statute
Lexology (registration)
Resolution of construction and design defects in Florida are governed by Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes. Unless parties have agreed to opt-out of the requirements of Chapter 558, its statutory provisions apply to all commercial and residential ...

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Intersections at Florida East Coast Railway to close for construction - Miami Herald

Google Florida Construction Feed - 24 June, 2015 - 10:11

Intersections at Florida East Coast Railway to close for construction
Miami Herald
The railroad intersections at Northwest 10 Street and Northwest 11 Street in downtown Miami will be temporarily closed for construction starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday and part of Florida East Coast Railway's All Aboard project. The intersections will be ...

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VIDEO: Construction update for All Aboard's MiamiCentral - The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 22 June, 2015 - 12:06

The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

VIDEO: Construction update for All Aboard's MiamiCentral
The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)
Foundations are being set for All Aboard Florida's station in downtown Miami, and the company recently released a video update on construction progress for the project. JC Freyre, the company's vice president of construction, said workers are setting ...
All Aboard Florida gets more time to sell bondsPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Construction indicators positive for Central Florida's growth - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 22 June, 2015 - 06:27

Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Construction indicators positive for Central Florida's growth
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
Nonresidential construction spending in April 2015 grew 8.8 percent since the same time last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau date released this month. As a result, the overall economic picture now indicates that nonresidential spending has ...

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Community center and safe room nears completion

Monolithic News - 21 June, 2015 - 19:08

To construct a conventional building strong enough to withstand mother nature you normally build it like a bunker. It serves only one function and remains empty most of the time. With the new community center in Mercedes, Texas, they get twice the building for the price. Most of the year it’s a gym, learning center, and meeting space. During a Texas-sized storm, it’s a place of refuge for the town. (Continued…)

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Florida job news: Construction good; Satisfaction bad - Orlando Sentinel

Google Florida Construction Feed - 19 June, 2015 - 17:20

Orlando Sentinel

Florida job news: Construction good; Satisfaction bad
Orlando Sentinel
Florida was among 40 states in the union with 12-month gains in construction jobs. Idaho had the highest percentage gain, 11.8 percent, after adding 4,200 jobs in 12 months. Ten states shed construction jobs during the past 12 months including West ...
Trade group says Florida backslides a bit in construction employmentSarasota Herald-Tribune
Construction Adds Jobs in 40 StatesSteel Market Update (blog)

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All Aboard Florida: Vertical construction to begin on Miami station... - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 19 June, 2015 - 12:31

Palm Beach Post (blog)

All Aboard Florida: Vertical construction to begin on Miami station...
Palm Beach Post (blog)
All Aboard Florida will begin vertical construction this summer on its MiamiCentral station — one of four stations planned as part of the express-passenger train project. In a YouTube video posted by the company, JC Freyre, All Aboard's vice president ...

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Governor Rick Scott signs HB 87 bill – revised Florida Construction Defect Act - Lexology (registration)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 18 June, 2015 - 02:37

Governor Rick Scott signs HB 87 bill – revised Florida Construction Defect Act
Lexology (registration)
On June 16, 2015, Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB 87, a bill revising the construction defect claim process. As previously blogged on April 29th, this is a substantial revision of Florida's Construction Defect Act, Chapter 558, requiring ...

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Minor Injuries in I-4 Construction Zone Crash - Patch.com

Google Florida Construction Feed - 17 June, 2015 - 11:11

Patch.com

Minor Injuries in I-4 Construction Zone Crash
Patch.com
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 1:41 a.m. as Jasmine Davis, 27, of Tampa was heading east on I-4 in the inside lane. A second vehicle driven by Jesse Christen, 59, of Parrish was parked on the inside shoulder of ...
Car crashes in I-4 construction zone injuring 2, troopers sayTBO.com

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Breaking: All Aboard Florida seeks construction manager for Orlando rail route - Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 16 June, 2015 - 17:46

Orlando Business Journal (blog)

Breaking: All Aboard Florida seeks construction manager for Orlando rail route
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
All Aboard Florida is close to naming a contractor that will oversee the construction of the 35-mile Orlando leg of the $2.5 billion Miami-to-Orlando passenger rail corridor. The Coral Gables-based firm on June 29 expects to award a construction ...

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A housing bubble made Jeb Bush look great — and then it tanked Florida's ... - Washington Post (blog)

Google Florida Construction Feed - 16 June, 2015 - 13:17

WDIV Detroit

A housing bubble made Jeb Bush look great — and then it tanked Florida's ...
Washington Post (blog)
Just as the housing bubble helped the Florida economy rev hotter than the nation under Bush, its collapse pushed the state into a more severe recession. Florida construction employment grew by half under Bush, more than double the national rate -- and ...
Jeb Bush 2016: Here's his economic record in FloridaWDIV Detroit

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Jeb Bush 2016: Here's his economic record in Florida - WJXT Jacksonville

Google Florida Construction Feed - 16 June, 2015 - 00:19

WJXT Jacksonville

Jeb Bush 2016: Here's his economic record in Florida
WJXT Jacksonville
The question is how much credit Bush and his policies can take for Florida's economic boom. Or, conversely, how much responsibility should he bear for Florida's downturn shortly after he left office. Construction -- a pillar to the state's economy ...

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Jeb Bush 2016: Here's his economic record in Florida - Local 10

Google Florida Construction Feed - 16 June, 2015 - 00:17

Local 10

Jeb Bush 2016: Here's his economic record in Florida
Local 10
The question is how much credit Bush and his policies can take for Florida's economic boom. Or, conversely, how much responsibility should he bear for Florida's downturn shortly after he left office. Construction -- a pillar to the state's economy ...

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