Construction

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UAF plant estimate $50M over budget March Issue 5 2015

UAF plant estimate $50M over budget

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will likely have to wait a year longer to get its new heat and power plant up and running.

Long-awaited Sealaska land transfer completed March Issue 3 2015

Long-awaited Sealaska land transfer completed

It took 43 years, two months and 17 days since the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, but Sealaska Corp. is finally whole.

Corps has $210 million plan for Nome port expansion March Issue 1 2015

Corps has $210 million plan for Nome port expansion

An expansion plan for the Port of Nome is starting to take shape. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District released a draft feasibility report Feb. 20 that outlines what it sees as a reasonable Arctic deep-draft port.

Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise February Issue 2 2015

Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise

It was a mixed bag for Anchorage’s housing market in 2014. While demand slowed, prices generally continued to grow. Michael Droege of Century 21 Realty Solutions told the Anchorage Board of Realtors that the total number of units sold in the municipality fell 4.2 percent last year, to slightly less than 4,000.

Construction forecast positive in short term with 3% dip February Issue 1 2015

Construction forecast positive in short term with 3% dip

The state budget may be grim but Alaska’s construction industry as a whole should have another good year, according to a University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research forecast. The 2015 construction outlook predicts a total spend of more than $8.5 billion statewide. That would be a 3 percent decline from the revised 2014 projection of $8.8 billion worth of construction activity in Alaska.