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AGC-CA invites applications for construction program college scholarships

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC-CA) has announced that scholarship funds are available through the AGC Construction Education Foundation for students choosing to pursue...

California approves $2.5B to build new dams, water storage projects

The California Water Commission has approved $2.5 billion for construction of new dams and underground storage projects. In November 2014, California voters passed Proposition 1,...

San Diego Supervisors approve zoning changes for housing development

The San Diego County Board Supervisors approved some zoning changes that will allow the construction of three large housing developments in San Diego County,...

Los Angeles is booming market for hotel development: report

A new semi-annual survey by Atlas Hospitality Group suggests that hotel development remained strong during the first half of the year in both Los...

California adds 39,800 construction jobs from June 2017 to June 2018

California added 39,800 jobs, representing a 4.9 percent employment growth increase from June 2017 to June 2018. This put the state at 18th in...

Construction spending reaches record high in May as residential and public investment offset dip...

Construction spending reached a record level of $1.309 trillion in May as monthly increases in residential and public investment outweighed a decline in private...

California builders not initially sunny about 2020 solar mandate

There's a new rule on the horizon and some contractors are less than thrilled. SPW said by 2020 all new homes built in California must...
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...
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Construction to soon begin 300 affordable apartments in San Jose

First Community Housing plans to build a two-tower affordable housing project near Diridon Station in downtown San Jose. The project, called McEvoy Apartments, will be...

San Francisco approves $6 billion rail tunnel route

The San Francisco Transportation Authority has voted to approve the construction route of if $6.1-billion tunnel project. The tunnel is designed to connect trains from...

Lane Construction, Security Paving win $673 million I-10 contract

A joint venture of Lane Construction Corp. and Security Paving Co. has won a $672.9 million design-build contract to build the I-10 Corridor Contract...