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Sacramento construction employment thrives, SF slumps as nation feels the impact of COVID-19

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Construction employment in the Sacramento area increased by 4% in the past 12 months, making it one of the most successful areas of the...

Construction associations, partners organize COVID-19 vaccination campaign

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The Associated General Contractors of America and other groups are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to spend the week...
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California construction employment declines 3.8% in year: Supply shortages and an materials price inflation...

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California''s construction employment has declined 3.8 percent in the past 12 months, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry, according to...
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Sacramento area gains construction jobs as most other communities in California and nationally decline:...

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted construction employment levels in most of the country, including California, there are exceptions. The Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade area gained 3,500...
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Rising costs, supply chain disruptions add to construction industry pandemic challenges: AGC

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Another round of steep price increases and supply-chain disruptions are wreaking hardships on contractors, driving up construction costs and slowing projects, according to an...
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ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator rose sharply in February; contractor optimism builds

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reported on March 9 that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 8.2 months in February, according to an ABC...

Dodge Momentum Index posts strong gain in February marking highest level in nearly three...

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The Dodge Momentum Index rose 7.1% in February to 149.0 (2000=100) from the revised January reading of 139.1. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data...
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House Bills promote increased investment in local infrastructure

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California Congresswoman Julia Brownley has recently introduced two pieces of legislation that she indicates would increase local infrastructure investments, improve safety, create jobs, and...
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Dodge: Construction starts down at beginning of 2021

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Total construction starts dropped 4% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $794.3 billion. Nonresidential building starts were flat in January, while...
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Dodge Momentum Index increases to start 2021

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The Dodge Momentum Index increased 3.1% in January to 139.4 (2000=100) from the revised December reading of 135.2. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data...

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UC Riverside to see new $84 million School of Medicine building

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The Regents of the University of California have given final approval for the construction of the School of Medicine’s new $84-million Education Building II...
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$400 mixed-use San Francisco office project helps drive 8.6% Dodge Momentum Index April gain

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Dodge Data & Analytics says a $400 million mixed use office project in San Francisco entered planning in April, helping the Dodge Momentum Index...

HighBridge begins construction on student housing community in Davis

HighBridge Properties has started construction on its student housing project near the University of California, Davis. The project, The Ryder on Olive, is  a 706-bed...