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Kapolei Harborside begins construction, announces leasing agent

Kapolei Harborside, Hawaiiʻs largest active industrial subdivision project, is one step closer to completion. Construction is set to begin on the first building of the 360-acre site, which will be home to a 102,545-square-foot Class A, state-of-the-art warehouse facility adjacent to Kalaeloa Harbor. The concrete tilt-up property will feature a 32-foot

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Lilia Waikīkī Wins CoStar Impact Award

The 28-story tower is the neighborhood’s first for-rent apartment development in decades and features studio apartments along with one-, two- and three-bedroom units and penthouses, plus 38,000 square feet of retail and commercial space. The project also preserves a large banyan tree on the premises. Lilia Waikīkī was praised by

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3D Printing: Framing the Future

Could three-dimensional (3D) printing be the technology of the future for Hawai‘i’s building industry? Black Buffalo 3D, which produces large-scale 3D construction printers using a ready-mix cement “ink” to print buildings while on a job site, recently launched a project described as “the world’s biggest and most ambitious 3D home

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Masonry Institute Picks Kūlanihākoʻi High as ‘Project of the Year’

Hawai‘i-based contractors working on the second phase of construction at Kūlanihāko‘i High School on Maui were honored in March by the Masonry Institute of Hawaii. The new school in Kihei was named “Project of the Year,” highlighting the efforts by general contractor Nordic PCL Construction Inc. and the project’s positive

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PBX23 Opens September 27​

PBX23, the annual trade show for Hawaii’s building industries sponsored by the Construction Specifications Institute Honolulu (CSI), opens Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Hawaii Convention Center. “This is an exceptional opportunity for companies to showcase their products and services and meet hundreds of architects, contractors, engineers, specifiers, developers, interior designers,

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Gentry Reports Strong West Side Sales

Rick Hobson, Gentry Homes vice president of sales and marketing, says sales in the developer’s three new West Oahu neighborhoods are brisk. “We project to have our last 16 homes at NorthPark close escrow by the end of the first quarter,” Hobson says. “This includes model homes which are now

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Hensel Phelps Launches ConTech Company

Hensel Phelps (HP), a leading U.S. general contractor with a strong presence in Hawaii and the Pacific, in January announced the launch of Diverge, a new HP company that fosters the development and deployment of new construction technology by start-up enterprises and innovation partners. “Over the past decade, we have

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