iceburg

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...
fraud image

California man convicted related to scheme to embezzle $3.1 million from Beck Group in...

A 43-year-old California man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction related to a scheme to embezzle $3.1 from the Beck Group...
ibew local 18

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...
agca employment map 2019

Some California communities experienced construction boom in past year, others bust, AGCA data

Some areas of California boomed in terms of construction employment in the past year, but others experienced a bust, according to US Labor department...
california high speed rail image

Trump administration pulls plug on $925 million high speed rail grant, seeks $2.5 billion...

The Trump administration has told the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) that it is ending its agreement to help fund the bullet train project,...
abc construction costs april 2019

Construction input prices continue to rise, says ABC

Construction input prices increased 0.9% in April on a monthly basis and 2.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated...
city build image

Construction jobs increase by 33,000 in April — Industry unemployment falls to 4.7%, lowest...

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed...
abc 2 graph

Nonresidential spending falls slightly in March, but private construction hits a new high, says...

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released on May 1, national nonresidential construction spending declined 0.3%...
seattle crane

Four killed in Seattle Google campus crane collapse

Four people were killed in Seattle, Washington on April 27 when a tower crane on a new Google campus building collapsed, smashing into six...
sfo image

San Francisco is now world’s most expensive place to build

San Francisco is now the most expensive city in the world to build, leaving the New York City behind, according to Turner & Townsend’s...
- Advertisement -

Projects and opportunities

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...