Wednesday, April 8, 2020

California promotes architectural innovation through mass timber competition

The Governor’s Forest Management Task Force and the Office of Planning and Research has announced winners of a first-ever competition highlighting mass timber projects. “Mass timber...

Nonresidential construction spending attains all-time high in January, says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending increased by 1.6% in January and is up 5.1% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of...

University of California starts construction on health sciences complex

The University of California, Irvine will begin construction this month on a landmark 9-acre health sciences complex that promises to be a national showcase...

California skyscraper wins steel design award

The Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles, California won the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC’s) ‘National’ award in the projects greater than $200 million...

Warner Bros. breaks ground on $1 billion development

Warner Bros. broke ground recently on two office buildings designed by Frank Gehry. The development is adjacent to its main lot in the Burbank...
Chino High School

Electrical contractor wins $13.4 million contract for Chino High reconstruction

Southern California West Coast Electric Ltd. has been awarded a $13.4 million contract for work on Phase 1 of the Chino High re-construction project. The...
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AIA California launches 2020 Architecture at Zero competition

The American Institute of Architects, California (AIACA) has launched the ninth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs. The competition...
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Windy Hill Property Ventures secures $61.5 million construction loan for Redwood City project

Windy Hill Property Ventures says it has landed a $61.5 million construction loan for 610 Walnut Street, a ground-up office development in downtown Redwood...

Retail-office-residential development planned for Millbrae

A new development is going up at the terminus of the he Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Millbrae. The 17-acre Gateway at Millbrae...

Liu Fang Yua garden expansion continues to blossom

Progress is being steadily made on the the expansion the Liu Fang Yua—the Garden of Flowing Fragrance—at the The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and...
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Boston mayor orders halt to all construction projects; Associated General Contractors of America opposed

Vice President Mike Pence is asking construction companies to donate their inventory of N95 face masks to local hospitals - and to stop ordering...

California Association of Realtors urging “cautious response” to COVID-19

The California Association of Realtors is urging the housing industry “take a cautious response” to the coronavirus outbreak. “The rapid growth of COVID-19 cases continues to...

Homeless Action Plan in motion: Interagency Leadership Council meets

Continuing efforts to carry out San Diego’s vision for reducing homelessness, an interagency Leadership Council convened last week for the first time to discuss...