Sunday, January 29, 2023

Construction materials costs fall steeply in December, but contractors wary of price jumps

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California Construction News staff writer Plunging prices for diesel fuel, lumber, and steel cooled inflation for construction materials and services in December, but relief may...

Hollywood Burbank Airport design-build contract awarded

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California Construction News staff writer The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Commission has awarded a design-build contract for a new terminal to a joint venture group. The...

City of San Bernardino issues record number of building permits in 2022

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California Construction News staff writer The City of San Bernardino issued 6,093 building permits in 2022, more than any other recent year - an increase...

2023-24 state budget ups spending on housing, infrastructure

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California Construction News staff writer Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced a 2023-24 state budget proposal last week that maintains the state’s unprecedented investments in Californians while...

BTF and NSBIF parter to bolster Northern California construction workforce

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California Construction News staff writer The Building Talent Foundation (BTF) and North State Building Industry Foundation (NSBIF) have partnered to create a sustainable homebuilding workforce...

L.A. mayor signs executive order to speed up affordable housing construction

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California Construction News staff writer Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass recently signed an executive order to lower the cost and remove roadblocks to building affordable...
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Las Vegas mayor wants acgtion on I-15 widening

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California Construction News staff writer Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman sent a message to Caltrans on Twitter last week, urging action on the Interstate 15...

In 2023, LA becomes Largest CA city to electrify new building contruction

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California Construction News staff writer Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved an ordinance requiring all new buildings within city limits be constructed all-electric, making the city...

San Bernadino hosting Jan. 12 public meeting on Airport Gateway plan

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California Construction News staff writer San Bernadino's Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA) is hosting a public meeting an open house at the Sterling Natural Resource...

New affordable housing opens in Santa Monica

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California Construction News staff writer A building with 37 newly constructed, 100% affordable apartments opened in December in the heart of Santa Monica. Site amenities...

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Officials tallying storm damage expected to top $1 billion

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California Construction News staff writer Officials are adding up the damage to the state’s infrastructure and assess the impacts of recent winter storms that caused...

Ten West Link starts construction on transmission line connecting California and Arizona

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California Construction News staff writer Vice-president Kamala Harris joined with Arizona and California leaders, members of Lotus Infrastructure Partners, the California Independent Systems Operator (CAISO)...

San Francisco approves extension for 55-story residential tower

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California Construction News staff writer The San Francisco Planning Commission recently approved a four-year extension for 10 South Van Ness, a 55-story flatiron style tower...