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San Francisco reports six highest construction employment growth in nation: AGCA report

Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) says construction employment thrived in parts of...
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Downtown LA project concrete pour marks construction milestone for The Grand

A mammoth concrete pour in late June marked a milestone for the construction of a 39-story residential tower at The Grand Los Angeles's Bunker...
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Lawyers secure preliminary injunction against the City of San Diego for the Associated General...

Law firm Dykema says it has  represented the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA), San Diego Chapter and AGCA Apprenticeship Program Trust in securing...

Independent contractor status at risk as California legislature reviews new rules

If there aren't major amendments, California's legislature is poised to pass a law (AR-5) that will radically restrict individuals whose work would be qualified...
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$4 billion government building boom under-way in Sacramento

The California state government has launched a historic building boom in Sacramento, scheduling roughly $3.4 billion worth of new construction and renovations over the...
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California bullet train consultant put on suspension for ethics review

The California bullet train's top consultant has been put on suspension after a state watchdog agency began reviewing his approval of a multimillion-dollar contract...
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Dodge Momentum Index falls in May

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 1.0% in May to 141.0 (2000=100) from the revised April reading of 142.4, despite two large California projects moving...
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One Steuart Lane takes shape in downtown San Francisco with all-union labor

Crews are preparing to pour the foundation slab for a new 20-story, 220-foot-tall tower condominium development at Steuart and Howard, the San Francisco Building...
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Environmentalists, building trades not on same page — creating California Democratic Party fractures

Tensions between blue collar unions -- especially representing construction workers -- and environmentalists are creating fractures within the Democratic Party in California, Politico reports. .The...
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Clark Construction starts work on $76.4 million San Francisco animal control center

Clark Construction has started building a new facility for San Francisco Animal Care and Control (SFACC). The San Francisco Examiner reported last May that the...
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Ameresco to build solar project for Orange Unified School District

The Orange Unified School District (OUSD) and Ameresco have announced the construction of a 2.1-MW solar project. The project consists of a combination of ground-mounted...

SeaWorld San Diego gets OK for ‘tallest, fastest’ dive coaster in California

The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld San Diego's dive coaster project in San Diego The park proposed a 153-foot ride called Mako that will be...

Construction begins on 125-room California Cambria Hotel

Choice Hotels International and Weintraub Real Estate Group announced the start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Calabasas – Malibu. The three-story, 125-room upscale hotel...