Friday, September 24, 2021
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Monthly construction input prices inch lower in August, but are still elevated year over...

Construction input prices declined 0.6% in August compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau...
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Build Caifornia e-cademy introduces young students to construction industry

The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and AGC Construction Education Foundation (CEF) have launched the Build California e-cademy to "prepare the next generation...
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Nonresidential construction loses 20,300 jobs in August, says ABC

The construction industry lost 3,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data released on Sept....
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BIASC sues City of Calabasas over denial of 77-acre property development

The Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) says it has filed litigation against the City of Calabasas for what it says is a recent...
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California gains 1,100 jobs in July, still down 3.8% since start of pandemic

California saw a .1% increase in construction jobs, 1,100, from June to July, but this small gain wasn't enough to offset the overall 35,100...

Senate passes $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, but there are still hurdles ahead

California Construction News staff writer With bipartisan support, and over the objections of former President Donald Trump, the US Senate has passed a long-awaited and...
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Materials price increases, supply challenges challenge construction industry: AGC

Extreme price increases continued in July for a wide range of goods and services used in construction, according to an analysis by the Associated...
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Producer prices soar as contractors cope with supply hitches, weak demand: AGC

Unprecedented price increases for a wide range of goods and services used in construction pushed up contractors’ costs by a devastating 26.3 percent from...
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California lags much of nation in pandemic construction employment recovery: AGC

California continues to lag much of the nation in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Since the start of the crisis in February/March 2020, the...
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Miranda Patton of MNS Engineers set to lead statewide engineering association

Miranda Patton has been installed as president for the 2021-2022 fiscal year of the American Council of Engineering Companies, California (ACEC-CA), a statewide association...

Projects and opportunities

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Overton Moore Properties pays $35.1 million for Gardenia industrial site: Potential future redevelopment plans

Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) says the firm has brokered the investment sale of a 10.8-acre site with six, leased industrial/flex buildings in Gardena. The...
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Hollywood retail center receives $100 million renovation

Los Angeles-based DJM Capital Partners and Hong Kong-based Gaw Capital are renovating the Hollywood and Highland retail center  into a mixed-use development with restaurants,...
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$870 million Long Beach port project delayed for completion of Environmental Impact Statement

A $870 million rail project at Long Beach’s port complex has fallen behind schedule, as port authorities wait for U.S. Maritime Administration to approve an Environmental...