april construction employment

California construction employment booms with largest number of newly employed workers in the nation

California's construction growth continues to be among the fastest in the nation, with the state adding more construction jobs than any other part of...

AEG plans $1.2B expansion of convention center, hotel in Los Angeles

Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), a sporting and music entertainment company, has proposed a $1.2-billion expansion to the Los Angeles Convention Center. In a letter sent...

California approves plan to mandate solar on new home construction

The California Energy Commission has adopted building standards that require solar photovoltaic systems on new homes, starting in 2020. The building energy efficiency standards, which...

California to become only U.S. state to require solar panels on new homes

California is set to make solar standard on every new home built in the Golden State, according to a report in The Orange Country...

BART board approves single-bore tunnel project in San Jose

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) says that its board of directors have approved the San Jose tunneling plan, according to Curbed San Francisco. In a...

Los Angeles Port wins awards for construction projects

The Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has named the Port of Los Angeles recipient of two project achievement...

Construction industry added 228,000 jobs over the past year

Construction employment increased by 228,000 jobs over the past year despite a weather-related dip last month, according to an analysis of new government data...

Home Depot investing $50M to train construction workers

Home Depot, which sells tools and construction products, announced plans to invest $50 million to train 20,000 construction workers over the next 10 years...

Mass timber might be solution for California housing crisis

A new report in the Architect's Newspaper suggests that mass timber construction could help California’s gubernatorial candidates in achieving their ambitious goal of adding...
repair-build roads and bridges

California’s $54 billion plan to build roads will boost state’s construction sector

A new report suggest that California’s $54 billion plan to repair/build roads and bridges will boost the state’s economy, including the construction sector, by...
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Projects and opportunities

Construction begins on Marsh Creek Road Bridge Replacement Project

Construction has started on the Marsh Creek Road Bridge Replacement Project in Clayton, according to Hill International which will provide construction inspection services for...

Construction to begin on Chula Vista Bayfront hotel, convention center

The Port of San Diego and the City of Chula Vista are preparing to begin construction of a billion-dollar resort hotel and convention center. According...

Construction begins on 70-unit seniors housing community in Los Angeles

Construction has started on The Curve @ West Angeles Senior Apartments, an affordable housing community in the Park Mesa Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The...