Sunday, August 18, 2019
Rendering of the Los Angeles International Airport's Automated People Mover (Photo: Business Wire)

Ground broken for $4.9 billion LAX Automated People Mover project

Work has started on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The LAX Integrated Express...
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Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

AECOM-owned Shimmick Construction Co. and Danny's Construction Co. are working on a $211 million steel net suicide barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. The 380,000 sq....
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AISC awards six of 13 national steel construction awards for California projects

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has awarded six of 13 national awards to California projects -- including two of the three in...
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Musk drops Sepulveda Hyperloop but moves forward with Dodger Stadium test project

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel (Hyperloop) under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving...

Civic Centre opens in San Ramon

The City Centre Bishop Ranch (CCBR) – a retail hub and civic attraction designed by architect Renzo Piano – recently opened in San Ramon. Comprised...

Construction to begin on $1B project in Los Angeles

Related Companies has broken ground on a mixed-use development project in downtown Los Angeles. The company secured a $630-million construction loan for the development dubbed...

CalSTRS approves expansion project at West Sacramento HQ

The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) said that its trustees approved the construction of a nearly 275,000-square-foot expansion of its West Sacramento headquarters. The...

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...

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,...

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...
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Projects and opportunities

Building for homeless seniors approved

Mercy Housing California has received permission to build an affordable apartment project in Sherman Oaks. According to the Los Angeles Daily News the 54-unit will...

Route 11 highway project enters final stage

The stretch of highway that will eventually connect the future Otay Mesa East Port of Entry with the highway system surrounding San Diego is...

New San Diego hotel gets go-ahead

Downtown planning agency Civic San Diego has approved a 12-story hotel proposed by J Street Hospitality in the heart of downtown the city's booming...