Saturday, January 23, 2021
Capitol Annex

Replace State Capitol Annex with new $543 million building: CSHQA

CSHQA in Sacramento has recommended that the California's government demolish the 66-year-old Capitol Annex in Sacramento, and replace the building with a new $543...
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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...
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Court ruling could cost California high speed rail project $15 billion, four years in...

A recent California Supreme Court ruling favoring environmentalists opposing the state’s reopening of an abandoned lumber train may cost the state’s $46 billion over-budget...
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Steel tariffs: What will their consequence be for California’s construction industry?

How much will President Trump's plans to implement a 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum cost California's...
california hospital

California Hospital in downtown LA prepares for major earthquake-resistance expansion

Dignity Health's California Hospital Medical Center in downtown LA will soon start a major redevelopment project to modernize and meet state regulations. The hospital has...
Calexico border

DHS gives go-ahead to Calexico border wall stretch: Contract award expected in November

The Trump administration has waived environmental laws and other reviews to replace a small stretch of border wall in Calexico, the second time it...
valley vision sacramento construction

There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...
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Blueprint 2025 US infrastructure coalition requests administration action on Cadiz Water Infrastructure Project

Blueprint 2025 says  that it joined the North American Building Trades Unions( NAABTU) in a written request to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments...
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$250 million Redlands Passenger Rail breaks ground in San Bernardino County

Construction has started on the $250 million Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County. Granite says it has been awarded a $21 million contract...
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NAVFAC Southwest awards $750 million contract for waterfront facilities construction, renovation, repair

The Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $750 million maximum contract for new construction, repair, and renovation of waterfront facilities at...
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Construction begins on “best municipal skatepark in California”

Spohn Ranch has started construction on La Quinta’s X Park that would be "the best municipal skatepark in the State of California." The 40,000-sq.-ft. facility...

San Diego residential project secures $20.7 million construction loan

ACRES has originated a $20.7 million loan to fund the construction and stabilization of the North Park Community Center, a multifamily project featuring multifamily...