Tuesday, October 4, 2022
CHSRA sustainability report

CHSRA releases 2020 sustainability report

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released its 2020 Sustainability Report: Building Resilience. The annual report details ongoing efforts to advance the...
commercial survey

Survey forecasts growth in California commercial real estate through 2022: The exception Bay Area...

The Spring/Summer 2019 Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey reveals a more optimistic outlook than has been observed the last couple...
turner & townsend survey

San Francisco now most expensive place in the world to build: Turner & Townsend

San Francisco has displaced New York City as the most expensive place to build, with an average cost of $417 per square foot, Turner...
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Southern California residential building permits decline in 2018, while increasing in other parts of...

The Real Estate Research Council of Southern California reports that building permits were issued for 56,523 units (including single family homes and multi-family dwellings...
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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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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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Swinerton Renewable Energy builds 200-megawatt Central Valley solar installation

California’s largest solar installation built exclusively for a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) agency has broken ground in California’s Central Valley. Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE),...
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Dodge Momentum Index moves lower in September

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The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 2.6 percent in September to 159.5 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 163.7. The Momentum Index is a...
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Dodge Momentum Index falters in August

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 2.9% in August to 164.1 (2000=100) from the revised July reading of 169.0. The Momentum Index is a monthly...
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California construction booming for the state’s largest contractors: ENR

California contractors are "riding a tidal wave of plans and projects," Engineering News-Record (ENR) reports. The engineering publication says in a recent story that...

Projects and opportunities

California awards $1 billion to 30 shovel-ready housing projects

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California Construction News staff writer California has awarded $1 billion to 30 shovel-ready projects through the California Housing Accelerator and passed legislation to streamline the...

BEI tops out one of California’s largest energy storage projects

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California Construction News staff writer BEI Construction, Inc. (BEI) says it is nearing completion of the new energy storage facility in Porterville and topped out...

Construction starts on modular roundabout “quick build”

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California Construction News staff writer The City of San Diego will start construction this week on a new type of "quick build" modular roundabout on...