Helifix Crack Stitch and DryFix Systems Restore 1900s Tobacco Warehouse – ForConstructionPros.com

The Challenge: Repairing structural and aesthetic concerns during the restoration and expansion of a 230,000-square-foot tobacco curing and processing complex The Players: Caretti Restoration & Preservation Services, Inc. Benchmark Construction Co. Helifix, Inc. The Process: As part of the $11.5 million expansion and renovation for Lancaster, Penn.-based Lancaster Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc.’s deteriorating 230,000-square-foot tobacco curing and processing complex, many …

New apartment building could rise in Bogota – NorthJersey.com

BOGOTA — A six-story, 48-unit apartment building, along with two levels of parking for 84 cars, could soon rise on the long vacant Palisade Avenue lot where an elementary school once stood. The brick-veneer building, topped with limestone cladding, is expected to be taller than the demolished, three-story Dewey Elementary School. If the zoning board approves the proposal for Carlyle …

Brick Exteriors Test Strongest in Severe Weather – Sacramento Bee

RESTON, Va., Dec. 6, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — After the third most active storm season on record, tests continue to show that genuine clay brick outperforms other home exteriors in severe weather conditions. As homeowners head into peak home fire season in December and January, brick also offers a one-hour fire rating by itself—unlike other exteriors that need to incorporate fire-resistant …

Moe beats Mildura as Victoria’s top-performing regional city: Residex October … – Property Observer

The historic Gippsland town of Moe on the western end of the Latrobe Valley was Victoria’s top-performing housing market over the October quarter, according to new figures by Residex. Moe house prices increased by 4.66% over the three months to October, rising to a median value of $243,500. Residex calculates the median weekly rent in Moe at $270, suggesting investors …