Construction news of interest to construction professionals in Massachusetts.

What Does the Future Hold for Residential Construction and Remodeling Projects in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts has seen a steady increase in its population throughout its history and that trend is continuing into 2015. Since the state is constantly welcoming new residents, it would stand to reason that there would be a brisk residential construction industry in the state that attracts contractors from all over New England. But the truth…

$800 Million Springfield Resort Casino to Create 2,000 Temporary Jobs

In 2011, the commonwealth of Massachusetts lifted the ban on casinos and opened the floodgates for legalized gambling. It took a few years, but several companies are finally stepping up with significant investments in large resorts and casinos that should help change the financial future of Massachusetts. The more immediate economic impact of casino projects…

Massachusetts Places 5th in Best State for Energy-Efficient Construction

The LEED standard for energy efficiency is something that has become extremely popular with United States contractors and government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. When a state makes a conscious effort to encourage energy efficient contracting, it lowers its energy producing costs, reduces hazardous waste, lowers the cost of living for residents,…