Governor-elect has plans to build 3.5 million homes in California by 2025

California's Governor-elect Gavin Newsom wants to build a lot more new homes in the state in the next seven years -- a lot more. Newsom said,...

Rescore gets $154M in construction loan for Los Angeles project

Rescore Property Corp. secured nearly $154 million in construction financing to build a seven-story, Class A multifamily property in Los Angeles. Dubbed Rise Koreatown, the...

City of Santee to begin $10M park renovation project

On Dec. 4, 2018, the city of Santee will begin construction of a $10-million renovation of the Mast Park. According to the city, the...

Long Beach building revamped into new surgical centre

An aging building in Long Beach has been revamped to create a new surgical and rehabilitation center to help patients with pain management. Construction Specifier...

Owners of California construction company charged with fraud

The owners of Los Angeles-based builders Ultimate Inc. have been charged with $6 million in insurance fraud. Enrique Vera, owner of the company and his sister,...

MAI building $1.5M center for Computer History Museum

Bay Area commercial general contractor MAI Construction said that it is building a new learning center for the Computer History Museum in Mountain View,...

Museum dedicated to eye health planned in San Francisco

The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced plans to construct the world's first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health in San Francisco. The academy...

Retrofitting California buildings for earthquakes is on the horizon

Seismic retrofit ordinances are becoming the norm in many California municipalities. Builders and building owners are busy trying to meet compliance deadlines. California is home...

Amazon proposing second Go Store building in San Francisco

The first Amazon Go Store recently opened in San Francisco and there is already talk about building another. The cashier-free facility, at 300 California St.,...

Construction industry forging ahead to try to defeat Proposition 6

The California construction industry is saying a definitive "no" to Proposition 6. The industry has been joined by labor groups who want the bill...
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City of Santee to begin $10M park renovation project

On Dec. 4, 2018, the city of Santee will begin construction of a $10-million renovation of the Mast Park. According to the city, the...

Museum dedicated to eye health planned in San Francisco

The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced plans to construct the world's first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health in San Francisco. The academy...

Retrofitting California buildings for earthquakes is on the horizon

Seismic retrofit ordinances are becoming the norm in many California municipalities. Builders and building owners are busy trying to meet compliance deadlines. California is home...