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Pact between developers and builders could loosen environmental rules and increase residential construction wages

Representatives of California's construction unions and home builders are working on a deal that the Los Angeles Times reports "both sides hope could lead...
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$1 billion+ Oceanwide Plaza project construction pauses for recapitalization

Construction of the Oceanwide Plaza condominium, hotel and retail complex in downtown Los Angeles has paused, The Los Angeles Times reports. The newspaper says that...
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Investors fund Katerra with $865 million to reshape construction industry

SoftBank Group Corp. has led an $865 million investment in Menlo Park-based Katerra Inc., a modular factory building technology company that has visions to...
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Proposed California budget to allocate $1.75 billion in new funds for affordable housing

New California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed in his state budget that $1.75 billion in new funds would be earmarked to solve the state's...
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Appeals court rules against subcontractor fighting against bid shopping law substitution provisions

A California appeals court has ruled that the Santa Monica Community College District had acted within its authority when it allowed one of its...
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Season’s greetings and Happy New Year

It's time to take a break from work for a few days as the Christmas holiday season approaches. This is time for family, rest, and...
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Lenders stop mortgage financing for houses at former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard

Three major banks have stopped offering mortgages for homes at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, The San Francisco Chronicle reports, describing the measure...
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Google outlines vision for major new Mountain View residential development

Alphabet/Google has outlined a framework, master plan and automobile-reduction strategy for a new development to the City of Mountain View, where planned office space...
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Los Angeles County approves massive housing development in fire-prone mountains

The conflict between the need for more housing in California and the danger of building in fire-prone mountains was decided in favor of homes...
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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...
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Port of San Diego authorizes major investment in Seaport Village ahead of ongoing transformation...

The Port of San Diego plans to invest $2.2 million in improvements and upgrades to enhance the existing Seaport Village experience, following a Feb....
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Talonvest negotiates $29.6 million construction loan for LA self storage structure

Talonvest Capital, Inc. says it has successfully negotiated a $29.6 million construction loan to develop an approximately 188,600 rentable sq. ft. self storage facility...

LINC begins construction of 100 new apartments in Los Angeles

LINC Housing has started construction on Springhaven, a 100-unit affordable housing community for homelessness and low-income families in Los Angeles. The project, being built at...