Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming acquired Chicago-based transportation firm Bowman, Barrett & Associates Inc. (BB&A). The 30-year-old consulting firm now operates as BB&A, a business group of Gannett Fleming.
During the first half of 2018, five of the top 10 metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts ranked by dollar volume showed increased activity compared to a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was again named Best & Brightest Company to Work for. This marks the 13th straight year that Milhouse has won this prestigious award. This year, Milhouse was also the Elite winner of the 2018 Best of the Best! at the annual “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” awards celebration
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of The Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O’Hare International Airport. The company plans to transport passengers between O’Hare and Block 37 in the Loop in approximately 12 minutes each way by utilizing electric vehicles that run through new twin underground tunnels.
Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Chicago.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) released the full program for the 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, which will be held in Chicago, May 30-31. Winners in each regional category will then compete for the honor of overall “Best Tall Building Worldwide.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of two teams to proceed with competing to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the O’Hare Express operating system, which aims to deliver express service from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport in 20 minutes or less.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a historic plan between the City of Chicago and its airline partners that is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs and transform O’Hare International Airport with the biggest terminal expansion ever, adding 25 percent more gate capacity, modernizing existing terminals and improving passengers’ experience.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced Feb. 15 the signing of official agreements with the North Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency and Illinois' Department of Transportation to begin a feasibility study for the region. Several corridors have been identified for study connecting Cleveland to Chicago.