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Bird’s eye view shows construction progress on Google’s new $5 billion complex

Here's a bird's eye video showing construction progress of Google's new California headquarters, designed by Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick. Photography company The 111th shot the...
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Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 million — the company’s largest-ever purchase

Autodesk, Inc. based in San Rafael says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a provider of construction productivity software, for $875...
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California adds 3,000 new construction jobs in as fall season starts: Report

California added 3,000 new construction jobs in September, according to US Labor Department data. Over the 12 month period ending in October, the state...

Rarely used building construction material could have saved California homes from wildfires

Fires continue to ravage parts of California. Northern California fires have destroyed more than 8,000 homes and burned 140,000 acres. At the same time, the Woolsey...

Golden State Warriors ordered to pay $40M for Oakland arena renos

An arbitrator recently ordered the Golden State Warriors to pay $40 million for a fix up of the Oakland arena despite the fact they're...
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Lumber, building supply dealers see business surge a year after Northern California wildfires

Northern California lumber and building supply dealers are seeing a surge in business a  year after the devastating wildfire emergency. The North Bay Business Journal...
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Expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes need to be rewritten and tall buildings...

An expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal a large earthquake's aftermath and called for both the inspection and retrofitting...
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$100 million G8 project breaks ground in LA

California Landmark Group says construction has started for the $100-million Los Angeles "G8" office and residential development in the Marina Arts District. The project is...
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$450 million Ritz Carleton construction to move forward in San Diego after lawsuit dropped

Construction will move forward for a new $450 million Ritz Carlton hotel in downtown San Diego, after a legal challenge about the project was...
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CityBuild: Training San Franciscans for construction careers

Public radio KAWL in San Francisco has published/broadcast an extensive report about CityBuild, a program to train San Franciscans in construction skills. In this 18...
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Metro, ARTT to begin construction talks on Dodger Stadium Gondola

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, better known as Metro, has signed a letter of intent with Aerial Rapid Transit Technologies...
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Work starts on SF State student housing project

American Campus Communities says it has has started building a new on-campus student housing development in a public-private partnership with San Francisco...

Bill proposed for building more affordable homes in California

Senators Jim Beall and Mike McGuire are advocating for a comprehensive policy and funding legislation focused on housing that is affordable for seniors, nurses,...