May 16, 2012 Housing starts, as they're called, were up 2.6 percent last month, and compared with last April, home construction was up almost 30 percent.
May 10, 2012 Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.
Apr 27, 2012 Jeremy Hobson talks with Sir Richard Branson about the airline industry, trains in the U.K and the U.S., and how business leaders can help to solve many of the world's problems.
Apr 27, 2012 Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson the chairman of Virgin Group was in Washington yesterday for a forum hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on how businesses can help solve the world's problems.
Apr 17, 2012 What's going on with the housing market? Susan Wachter, who teaches real estate at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, explains.
Mar 29, 2012 Construction on roads and bridges around the country could grind to a halt this weekend, and over a million jobs could be at risk.
Mar 28, 2012 It is one step forward, one step back for the housing market. The mortgage bankers association says this morning applications for home mortgages were up 3.3 percent last week but demand for refinancing dropped for the sixth straight week.
Mar 28, 2012 The highway bill is in a standoff in the House, threatening highway projects if an agreement can't be reached by this weekend.
Mar 22, 2012 Connecticut contractor Peter Schneider is surviving the recession thanks to his hard-won skills, hard-working attitude, and a little bit of luck.