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Phoenix construction costs expected to rise in 2015

by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Construction | Featured

On February 5, Mortenson released its quarterly Construction Cost Index report for Phoenix along with five other metropolitan areas in the U.S.  According to the report, non-residential construction labor, material and equipment costs in the greater Phoenix area are forecasted to increase 3% in 2015.While costs fell in the latest quarter and there was 6% decline in local, non-residential construction employment last year… Read More →

Intriguing Reads: Memoirs, Diaries And Biographies To Read

Girl reading book, Photo: Flickr, o5com
by in Blogs | Lists | Travel

1. The Diary of a Young Girl Author: Anne Frank “Riches, prestige, everything can be lost. But happiness in your own heart can only be dimmed; it will always be there, as long as you live, to make you happy again.” Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and sole survivor of the family, recovered his daughter’s… Read More →