Sterling Construction to Participate in the Jefferies Virtual Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 4th

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NasdaqGS: STRL), (“Sterling” or the “Company”) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Joe Cutillo and Executive Vice President & CFO, Ronald Ballschmiede are scheduled to present at the Jefferies Virtual Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 beginning at 2:00 pm ET.

STRL’s management will be available for one-on-one meetings all day. To schedule a meeting please contact your Jefferies institutional sales representative or Fred Buonocore at [email protected]

Additionally, a live webcast of the presentation will take place from 2:00 to 2:25 pm ET and will be available at https://wsw.com/webcast/jeff190/strl/1881993

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Construction starts for Mesquite business park

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Construction has kicked off on a huge business park in Mesquite.

The Mesquite Airport Logistics Center is a project of Dallas developer Dalfen Industrial and will include 2 million square feet of warehouse space.

Work began this week on the first phase of the project — two buildings with almost 1 million square feet.

“Mesquite has been a great business partner on this project,” Dalfen’s Tyler McElroy said in a statement. “They have stepped up every time we have reached out to make the vision of the Mesquite Airport Logistics Center become a reality.”

The two new buildings are scheduled

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Major road building company closes its doors leaving millions of dollars of projects undone

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A Florida construction company, responsible for dozens of local road projects over the past three decades,announced this week it will close its doors, leaving tens of millions of dollars in ongoing work unfinished.

In a statement, Levy County-based D.A.B. Constructors, Inc. said it will leave those projects to their bonding companies now.

D.A.B.’s “death blow,” according to the statement, came from the Florida Department of Transportation’s handling of the State Road 56 diverging diamond interchange at Interstate 75 in Pasco County.

The Florida Department of Transportation defaulted D.A.B. Constructors on that project several weeks ago after the company abandoned it.

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| Crain’s New York Business

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Office redo

Major New York companies, including the growth equity firm General Atlantic and the investment bank PJ Solomon, are among those rethinking their office space coming out of the pandemic, said Kathryn Wylde, president of the Partnership for New York City. In general, firms are focusing on steps such as spacing cubicles farther apart and designing conference rooms to better accommodate a mix of in-person and remote workers, Wylde said.

“They’ve redone conference rooms so that people who are on Zoom are more present. They’re not just a little box somewhere, but they’ve got a bigger presence in the

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East Dallas landmark building will get new use for a longtime local business

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A legacy local business has landed in an East Dallas landmark building.

Casci Plaster, which was founded in Dallas in 1930, is moving into the two-story, 44,000-square-foot building at Bryan Street and Carroll Avenue.

Built in 1928, the brick building, which was used as a bakery for decades, was designed by noted Dallas architect George Dahl.

Mrs Baird’s occupied the building until the early 1950s, when the company built a larger bakery on nearby North Central Expressway.

The property was later occupied by a fabric manufacturer, but it has been vacant for years.

Casci Plaster makes ornamental plaster items including

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Philly construction trades seek to recruit more women

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Lisa Ashton Mattioli has a tough job. As diversity and community manager for Intech Construction in Philadelphia, she is responsible for making sure the construction crews on Intech’s projects employ women, as well as other underrepresented groups of workers.

It’s a must. Clients — the universities, hospitals, and corporations, adding dormitories, research wings and office buildings — want their contractors to employ a diverse workforce. Many also have agreed to equity goals as part of their building projects.

The problem is, there aren’t enough diverse workers to meet the demand, and there are very few in the apprentice pipeline. Nationally,

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