Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Connecting with Second Call: PCL provides local opportunities for new LAFC Banc of California...

PCL says it has achieved more than its original aim of hiring 40 per cent locally for the new Banc of California Los Angeles...

Kasita brings affordable modular homes to California

Award winning manufacturer of prefabricated homes, Kasita, announced Nov. 3 that the California Department of Housing and Community Development has granted them approval to...

Shutdown not: California builders win COVID-19 “essential” exemption

Construction executives and contractors have successfully lobbied to win an exemption to Gov. Gavin Newsom's "stay at home" mandate for work during the COVID-19...

Airgas to build two production facilities in California

Airgas USA LLC has announced that it will build two production facilities in California. The company plans to build a new liquid carbon dioxide production facility in...
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Work begins on $1.86 billion Delta Sky Way project at LAX

Delta Air Lines has announced the beginning of demolition on Terminal 3 at the Los Angeles International Airport, marking the start of the first...
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AECOM acquires Shimmick Construction, adding California strength to global business

Global infrastructure firm AECOM says it has agreed to acquire Shimmick Construction, Shimmick, a business serving California and Western U.S. heavy civil construction market. “As...
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Metro Regional Connector surfaces at future downtown L.A. station

The $1.55 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project, a 1.9-mile long subterranean twin rail tunnel linking L.A.’s Gold, Blue and Expo lines, on June...
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San Jose considers micro homes for homeless to appease complaining residents

San Jose officials on Dec. 4 have unveiled two designs for micro home shelters for more than 4,000 homeless people in the city. These...
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Long Beach PLA analysis anticipated

A new analysis of Long Beach city government’s project labor agreement (PLA) — including the degree to which the policy has promoted local hiring...
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Labor Commissioner’s Office files $6.3 million misclassification and wage theft lawsuit against contractor

California's state Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group...

Projects and opportunities

Los Angeles’ Hope on Avalon project secures $33 million in construction loan

A housing building project, jointly developed by LSA Capital and Aedis Real Estate Group, has secured more than $33 million in construction loans. The planned...
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LA building permits decline 17 per cent in third FY quarter, reflecting COVID-19

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Data from the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) indicates the significant impact of COVID-19 on Southern California's regional construction market, though...

Hines buys land for industrial project in San Diego

Hines has closed on 16.4 acres of land for the development of Raceway Industrial, an industrial logistics site near San Diego. Current development plans for...