Construction of Apple’s (AAPL) new spaceship-like headquarters will be delayed by at least a year after the Silicon Valley tech giant revised some parts of the plan earlier this month, according to a report by Bloomberg. The circular-shaped building design planned in a 176-acre space in Cupertino, Calif., is now expected to be under construction until at least mid-2016, about a year later than originally projected. The smartphone pioneer also said it likely won’t break ground until 2014, two years after it had originally forecasted, according to Bloomberg. The new headquarters, which is expected to be in addition to its [...]
Getting a building or planning permit through a municipality is often time consuming and costly. Here are some helpful tips to get you through the process quickly and at a low cost. Initial consultation A lot of people start by talking to an architect or a designer without understanding their options. These professionals will charge you for information that the city or county can tell you for free. Go to your governing municipality’s planning office, tell them what you’re thinking about doing and ask what your options are. Bring an aerial photograph of your property (Google maps) and sketches of your [...]
TOKYO Hitachi Ltd <6501.T>, Japan’s largest industrial electronics maker, is close to buying British nuclear new-build project Horizon in a deal expected to be worth more than 50 billion yen ($ 628.46 million), Japanese media said on Saturday. Horizon, which plans to build 6 gigawatts of nuclear capacity, was put up for sale by its German owners E.ON AG and RWE AG in March, as Germany’s decision to pull out of nuclear power hurt the utilities’ finances. Hitachi is expected to hold a board meeting on Tuesday to approve the deal and officially announce it later that day, both the [...]
Getting prices from contractors for your construction project probably scares the daylights out of you and for good reason: You don’t really know what you should be paying for the work. How do you know whether the price you’re offered for your new home or remodeling project is a “good” price? How do you know whether you’re paying too much? There are no window stickers to compare Hiring a contractor isn’t at all like buying a car. By the time you get to the car dealer, you’ve already checked KBB.com, Autotrader.com, Edmunds.com and maybe a few other websites. You’ve checked [...]
KABUL Exxon Mobil Corp, the world’s biggest non-state oil company, has not yet accepted an offer to look over a new Afghan oil concession in the country’s north, possibly indicating a fading appetite to invest in the conflict-wracked country. As Afghanistan’s government finalizes new laws designed to attract more foreign mining investment, Mining Minister Wahidullah Shahrani told Reuters that Exxon had not turned up for a site tour which closes on Sunday, despite being shortlisted with eight other firms for the Afghan Tajik tender near Mazar-e-Sharif. “Hopefully at some point they (Exxon) will visit the area. But that visit is [...]
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