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Capping off the globe

Foxconn Technology Group and construction manager Mortenson have announced the structural steel completion of its 100-feet-tall High-Performance Computing Data Center in the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn and Mortenson are to soon begin the process of installing 642 pieces of glass in the globe. The data center is located along Highway H.




MOUNT PLEASANT — Foxconn Technology Group and its construction manager, Mortenson, announced Thursday the completion of structural steel for the 100-feet-tall High-Performance Computing Data Center Globe located at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.

Foxconn and Mortenson are soon to begin the process of installing 642 pieces of glass on the globe through the end of the year. To date, Foxconn has invested about $750 million in

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Pace of New Home Sales Tops 1 Million for First Time in 14 Years


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The housing market continued to boom in August, as low mortgage rates and pandemic-driven demand pushed new home sales above 1 million for the first time in 14 years.

Sales of new single-family homes rose 4.8% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Economists polled by the Wall Street Journal had expected a 0.3% decline to 898,000. August sales were 43% above the year-earlier level.

The new-homes data are volatile and August’s figures came with a margin of error of 10.5 percentage points. July sales were revised up to 965,000 from 901,000 initially.

Based on the current rate of sales, there is a 3.3-month supply of new homes, down from 4 months in July, 4.6 months in June and 5.4 months in May.

“Strong sales have depleted inventories of new homes for sales, which

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