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SUPER SKYSCRAPERS: Building the Future

Wednesday, May 6 at 9pm Commonly known as “the cheese grater,” the Leadenhall Building is the pinnacle of London’s avant-garde architecture. Designed as a tapered tower with a steel exoskeleton, it’s the tallest skyscraper in the City of London and the most innovative. The teams...

Reif Center Renovations

The Reif Center in Grand Rapids kicked off their $8 million renovation project today with their groundbreaking ceremony after about three and a half years of planning. The additions and renovations are scheduled to last ten months and the center hopes to reopen in February 2016.

Orange Cones & Construction Zones Are Coming to the Brainerd Lakes Area

Orange cones and construction zones. Get ready to see a lot of them in Minnesota and the Brainerd Lakes Area. Now that the weather is warm enough the Minnesota Department of Transportation is preparing for a summer of working on our roads. And the first project on the books is...

Brainerd’s Riverside School Ready to Expand

Students learning under showers in old gym locker rooms, on stage in the cafeteria and in small converted storage closets. All of that will be a thing of the past at Riverside Elementary School. Last night the Brainerd School Board approved a $2 million dollar expansion project...

MnDOT Unveils HWY 371 Pequot Lakes Bypass Plans

The new the new HWY 371 will cost $58 million dollars to expand Highway 371 from two lanes to four lanes and bypass Pequot Lakes downtown area during the nine-mile expansion. Minnesota’s Department of Transportation says the expansion is necessary as the Brainerd Lakes Area...

Planning Business HWY 371

The future of Brainerd’s Business Highway 371 was discussed this evening during a Minnesota Department of Transportation Open House. Business 371 used to be the main highway through the Brainerd Lakes Area before the bypass was built. And MnDOT is starting to plan a project to...

South Shore of Lake Bemidji Sees More Development

Construction crews are hustling and bustling on the South Shore of Lake Bemidji. Developers and the City are busy developing the area, and are hopeful the momentum continues into the future. White hats are seen everywhere as crews work on three different construction sites. The...
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Construction Kickoff 2014

MnDOT officials announced 308 projects for the 2014 construction season at today’s “Construction Kickoff” event. MnDOT will spend about $1.1 billion dollars on improvements to highways, bridges, and other infrastructure.  The largest project in the Lakeland...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014
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New Fire Safety Regulation may Up Prices for New Homes

  Beginning this year, new residential homes must have automatic fire sprinkler systems installed.  This regulation follows the state’s recent adoption of the latest International Residential Code. For the past several years, residential homes have been required to have...

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