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Expedia picks BCJ to design new HQ


Expedia will convert the existing buildings, which are mostly lab space, into modern offices and build 200,000 square feet of new offices.

Construction spending rose slightly in June


A big drop in nonresidential building offset a third straight increase in home building.

Construction costs rising fastest here


Materials with the highest cost increases were plumbing systems, gypsum board and entrances/storefront.

Gas tax up 7 cents to pay for projects

The plan spends $8.8 billion on state and local road projects, and $1.4 billion on maintenance and preservation.

Selig wants a tower, winter garden on former Federal Reserve building


The 29-story building would be curved, with a three-story winter garden between the old and new structures.

RFP out for 3 Seattle Center sites


The center says it will accept proposals for commercial activities as well as those that primarily serve public purposes.

Cranes crush housing in Netherlands; 1 man rescued


Amateur video showed the cranes on a pontoon on the river carrying a large section of a bridge when they begin to sway and then topple onto houses, slamming through the buildings.

$25M for Shoreline corridor project

The corridor is a major east-west connection for the region, eventually linking light rail at 145th to Interstate 5.

Will Billy Joel have to die to get his name on a New York highway?


Lawmakers are at loggerheads about naming things in honor of living people.

Ashland replaces medians with turf

Eleven cities and towns in Oregon have imposed some form of water conservation and in Washington state, Seattle, Everett and Tacoma have activated water shortage plans.

Idaho Power contests 10 solar projects

Site Based Energy officials said they are stand-alone projects with different owners but with common ownership of some connecting equipment to save money.

UO gets big start on $2B fundraising

$214 million raised this past fiscal year is the second-highest the school has ever seen.

Jury awards $48M after crane collapse

James Lomma and his companies must pay the families of Ramadan Kurtaj and Donald Leo in connection with the 2008 accident on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Dead artist's home will be cautiously restored in case hidden art is found

Plans for the Boise home where artist James Castle lived include restoring an old bunkhouse where he worked and creating an artist-in-residence program.

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AIA honors project that houses homeless

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