LINC begins construction of 100 new apartments in Los Angeles County

LINC Housing has started construction of Springhaven, a 100-unit affordable housing community in Los Angeles’s Willowbrook neighbourhood. The $52-million project is designed for low-income families...

US construction spending drops in December

The US Commerce Department said that U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in December. Both private and public projects saw a drop in investment during...
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Coalition calls for “ambitious action” to move California homes, buildings off of fossil fuels

California must rapidly implement a plan to cut pollution from homes and buildings, or risk locking in emissions from natural gas that will threaten...

SLSCO starts work on $101 million San Diego area border wall project

Construction has started on a portion of Pres. Donald Trump's border wall in the San Diego area. The work is  the is associated with a...
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High Speed Rail project not dead; but work will focus in Central Valley: Newsom

Despite some suggestions in published reports, California Gov. Gavin Newsom hasn't killed the California High Speed Rail project. However, he has made it clear...
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Labor Commissioner’s Office cites City of Industry contractor for $12 million in wage theft...

California's Labor Commissioner's Office (LCO) has cited a Southern California subcontractor for nearly $12 million in wage theft violations that left more than a...
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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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Residential construction worker shortage fuelled by poor pay, risky working conditions and shrinking labor...

California needs at least 200,000 new residential construction workers - but the pay is not competitive, working conditions are risky, training is scarce and...
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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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California GovOps and WoodWorks to award $500,000 in mass timber building competition

The California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) will award $500,000 in grants as part of the 2019 California Mass Timber Building Competition. The grants will...
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US DOD reports on significant AEC contract awards

The US Department of Defense has issued two significant recent AEC contracts for the San Diego area. Michael Baker International Inc. from San Diego has...
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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...

CSUSB breaks ground for $90 million expansion

Cal State San Bernardino on June 4 broke ground for a three-story, 120,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its Santos Manuel Student Union. The $90-million expansion, which is...