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Construction input prices down in November, says ABC

Construction input prices decreased 0.5% in November and are down 1.1% year over year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of...
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Construction input prices unchanged in October, says ABC

Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)...
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Nonresidential construction spending rebounds slightly in September, says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending rose 0.5% in September but is down 0.9% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis...
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San Francisco considers more than doubling office development fees: Associations object

The San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s Land Use Committee has voted 2-1 to more than double fees on new office development, potentially scaring away...
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Construction contractors remain confident in August, says ABC

U.S. construction industry leaders remained confident in August 2019, according to the Construction Confidence Index released on Oct. 24 by Associated Builders and Contractors...

Newsom and organized labor face off over safety appointment, prevailing wage legisltion

California’s building trades unions are running digital ads all but accusing Gov. Gavin Newsom of ignoring the deaths of blue collar workers, indicating a widening...
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Newsom passes 18 bills to overcome state’s housing shortage

Despite vetoing SB-5, Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed 18 housing bills including a law that aims to stop communities from delaying construction of new...
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NHBA names offsite construction startup as Manufacturer of the Year

California-based off-site construction startup Entekra has been named Manufacturer of the Year by the Building Systems Councils (BSC) of the National Association of Home...
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John Hakel recognized with ECA DIG Award

The DIG Award Committee of the Engineering Contractors' Association (ECA), has chosen John Hakel of the Southern California Partnership for Jobs (SCPFJ) as the...
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Nonresidential construction employment rises in September, says ABC

The construction industry added 7,000 net new jobs in September, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data released recently by...
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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...