By Jeannine Aversa AP Economics Writer Washington — U.S. builders cut back on new projects at a faster-than-expected pace in February and drove down construction spending to the lowest level in eight years. It was a fresh sign that the ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The Gallina Cos. is asking Madison for a two-year extension to build an 81-acre subdivision on the city’s west side. Craig Enzenroth, president of Middleton-based Gallina, said the real estate market is too shaky to immediately move ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Town City Construction, Appleton, must pay a $600 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Dec. 10 during a roofing job in Eagle River. • Kain Roofing ...
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By Sean Ryan The city of Milwaukee’s growing presence in the real estate business is raising questions about government’s role in the private market. Milwaukee is considering funneling $3 million in federal money to the city’s subsidiary company, which uses ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Eau Claire Roofing Co. Inc., Eau Claire, must pay four scaffolding citations, totaling $3,000, because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Nov. 23 during a roofing job at 2653 ...
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OSHA reports • American Roofing & Home Improvement LLC, Big Bend, paid a $525 fall-protection citation and a $300 abatement-verification citation Dec. 18. The company was issued the citations Sept. 22 and Nov. 20 during a roofing job at 411 ...
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By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes plunged to a record low in January, underscoring the formidable challenges facing the housing industry as it tries to recover from the worst slump in decades. The ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Developer Richard Herr will pay the state $240,000 to settle a storm water runoff lawsuit he claims unfairly targeted his 300-acre property in Dousman. “The long and short of it is they fined me because they thought ...Read More »
By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling $1.5 billion in housing help, a boost timed to his appearance in the city with the worst foreclosure crisis in the nation. Obama’s move, detailed ...Read More »
OSHA reports • FJ Lincoln LLC, Janesville, reached a formal settlement with OSHA on Nov. 2 to reduce a $3,000 fall-protection citation to $1,500 and a $3,000 ladders citation to $1,500. The company was issued the citations April 13 during ...
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