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A Royal Flush reigns in portable toilet industry

The Bridgeport company has about 8,000 units in operation across construction sites, special events and municipal settings.

Yonkers IDA approves $1M in tax breaks for Parkledge Apartments

The IDA gave final approval to an incentive package for Parkledge Preservation LLC and preliminary approvals for projects by Westhab, Erin Construction & Development Co., and 78-80 Morningside LLC.

Bridgeport receives 50 percent funding match on Congress Street Bridge project

Mayor Joe Ganim said the funding will have a "huge impact on Bridgeport's infrastructure and rejoin our communities."

Land lease signed for $1.2B North 60 biotech project in Valhalla

In addition to the 60 acres of county-owned land, Fareri Associates will use the 20 acres of adjacent land it owns for the project.  The county expects to receive about $7 million in rent each year.

Atlas Holdings sells Erickson Construction to Japanese firm

Erickson provides residential framing products and services to homebuilders in Arizona, California and Nevada while AKH serves the Japanese and Australian markets.

Praxair signs new supply agreement with Samsung

Praxair is also building three air separation units to supply oxygen and nitrogen at Shanghai Huayi’s new chemical material facility in Qinzhou, China.

Bridgeport slated for $14.8M in state bond funding for construction projects

Projects expected to receive funding include demolition of the Pleasure Beach Bridge, exterior restoration of McLevy Hall and capping of the Seaside Landfill.

Ex-BLT employee sentenced in kickback scheme

Javed Choudhry received between $250,000 and $500,000 in cash kickbacks from construction contractors over a three-year period.

Fire safety group criticizes update in Connecticut codes for construction

Jim Pauley of the National Fire Protection Association expressed concern over what he dubbed "the breakdown of the code process in Connecticut."

Sacred Heart University begins construction on two residence halls

The new residences, which are slated to be ready by the fall of 2019, will be part of a six-structure complex housing more than 900 students.

New HBRA of Fairfield County president is confident about local builder...

Anthony DeRosa, owner of Greenwich-based DeRosa Builders, was recently elevated to a one-year term as president of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Fairfield County.

Danbury considers planned Cumberland Farms location

Plans for a six-pump, 5,300-square-foot Cumberland Farms gas station and convenience store have been submitted to Danbury’s Planning Commission.

Emcor Group names chief executive Anthony J. Guzzi as board chairman

Emcor Group Inc. has announced Anthony J. Guzzi, the Norwalk-based company’s president and CEO, has been elected by its board of directors to become chairman of the board.

Tiny house builder Craft & Sprout offers XS-sized alternative to property

Greenwich-based Craft & Sprout is a builder of tiny houses that can be used as micro-sized residences or accessory structures to existing properties.

Developer eyeing 2019 for Lowe’s opening in Yorktown

Once completed, the 25-acre site in Yorktown Heights will be home to a 124,000-square-foot Lowe’s and three other business, ranging from up to 4,000 square feet to 15,000 square feet.