This week’s round-up explores 4 key trends expected to impact proptech in 2023, global investment in green construction technologies, sustainable buildings and their perceived value for tenants in Europe, and more.
This week’s round-up explores backlog shifts in the nonresidential construction sector, updates from the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, lithium-ion battery storage issues in New York City, and more.
This week’s round-up features Hurricane Ian’s effect on the construction labor pool, the Inflation Reduction Act’s projected impact on the real estate and construction industry, Europe’s real estate market, and more.
In April 2015, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued an exclusion order prohibiting the importation of certain foreign-made crawler cranes into the United States for a period of at least 10 years. That order was the result of a 20-month investigation by the ITC, initiated by a Wisconsin-based crane manufacturer based on allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation by a China-based company. Defined by powerful injunctive remedies, unique rules, and a lightning-fast docket, the ITC can help protect American industry from unfair acts in the importation of articles into the United States. This post explores the traits that make the ITC an attractive venue for potential complainants.
This week’s round-up examines rising mortgage rates and their effect on the housing market, the long-term impact of the Inflation Reduction Act on commercial real estate, a potential U.S. railroad strike, and more.
The availability of construction jobs drops by 17.5%, company offices evolve to the here-to-stay hybrid working model, the House passes a $280 billion semiconductor package, and more.
Recently, the U.S. Senate and House agreed to and passed the CHIPS Plus legislative package, which will provide $52.7 billion dollars in federal funding for U.S. Government agencies to distribute to U.S. semiconductor manufacturers to build new plants, increase manufacturing capacity, and support research and development.