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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...
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Design and Construction Report: Spring 2018 magazine issue published

The spring, 2018 Design and Construction Report magazine has been published. You can view it online at this link. Features and stories include: Steel tariffs:...
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Granite wins $10M highway paving contract

Granite has been awarded a contract for the Highway 1 Overlay near Gualala  in Mendocino County by the California Department of Transportation. The $10 million...

San Jose extends construction hours for larger projects

A new emergency order has extended construction hours for large projects in San Jose. The order, signed by San Jose City Manager Dave Sykes last...

Bowe Contractors gets approval for office building

Bowe Contractors has received approval to build an office building in Tehachapi. In a recent meeting, the Tehachapi Planning Commission approved the architectural design and...