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California construction employment thrives in 2017; adding almost 120,000 jobs, AGCA reports

It was a generally good year for California construction employment in 2017, with all but two of about 33 metropolitan areas reporting job growth. In...
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1930s-era LA building to be home of Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Western Specialty Contractors branches in Los Angeles and Seattle, WA are participating on a project to restore the historic Saban Building (formerly May Company...
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There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
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Katerra raises $865 million as it redefines the construction industry

Katerra, a technology company redefining the construction industry, says it has raised $865 million in a Series D funding round led by the SoftBank...
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Build Group, Inc. names Steve Howard as vice-president of business development

Build Group, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, says it has hired Steve Howard as vice-president of business development. The company says Howard will be responsible for...
Florida-headquartered contractor wins support service contract for California detention center

Florida-headquartered contractor wins $1.3 million support service contract for $39 million Tuolumne detention center

Moss Construction based in Ft. Lauderdale says that it has been awarded a $1.3 million-plus contract to provide phase II management support services to...
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OMP renovates Marina Gateway Industrial Center in San Leandro, lands Torani 15-year lease

San Francisco-based Torani, Inc. has signed a $65 million lease to move its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities to the Marina Gateway Industrial Center...

Webcor to start work on Parkmerced mega-project in San Francisco

Webcor will within months break ground on Parkmerced, one of San Francisco’s largest multifamily projects that has been in the pipeline for about seven...
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Contractors struggling to recruit enough skilled workers in California: AGCA

California contractors are feeling optimistic about their prospects for 2018, but many are struggling to recruit enough skilled workers, according to a report from...
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Neighborhood group demands transparency in developing Stanyan St. former McDonald’s

The Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council has called for the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing to implement a “community process” in planning for the...

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AGC of California CEO urges Congress to approve Trump’s infrastructure proposal

The Associated General Contractors of California’s chief executive Peter Tateishi has urged the Congress to pass SB 1, an infrastructure investment package providing consistent...
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Salesforce Tower begins testing of Campbell’s permanent LED light installation

The tip of San Francisco’s tallest building has been glowing in various colors since Feb. 12 to test out the upcoming LED light display...
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California Hospital in downtown LA prepares for major earthquake-resistance expansion

Dignity Health's California Hospital Medical Center in downtown LA will soon start a major redevelopment project to modernize and meet state regulations. The hospital has...