Co-living startup Starcity to build 1,000 apartments in Bay Area

Co-living startup Starcity plans to build more than 1,000 new small homes in San Francisco and San Jose, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The company...

Port of Oakland selects Hill International for construction services

Hill International says that it has won a three-year contract to provide on-call construction management services for federally-funded projects for the Port of Oakland. Hill...

Caltrain begins construction in San Mateo

Caltrain has started electrification-related work in San Mateo near the Hillsdale Shopping Center. The project involves pole and wire installation as well as construction of...
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Lumber, building supply dealers see business surge a year after Northern California wildfires

Northern California lumber and building supply dealers are seeing a surge in business a  year after the devastating wildfire emergency. The North Bay Business Journal...

Presidio Companies to build 172-room Sacramento hotel

Presidio Companies is set to begin construction of a Hyatt Centric hotel in downtown Sacramento this month. The 172-room hotel will be located at 1122...
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Expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes need to be rewritten and tall buildings...

An expert panel says San Francisco’s building codes are inadequate to deal a large earthquake's aftermath and called for both the inspection and retrofitting...

eBay to install security fencing at San Jose HQ

E-commerce giant eBay is planning to install security fencing around its Hamilton Avenue headquarters, The Mercury News reported, citing plans filed with San Jose’s...
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CityBuild: Training San Franciscans for construction careers

Public radio KAWL in San Francisco has published/broadcast an extensive report about CityBuild, a program to train San Franciscans in construction skills. In this 18...

Construction to soon begin 300 affordable apartments in San Jose

First Community Housing plans to build a two-tower affordable housing project near Diridon Station in downtown San Jose. The project, called McEvoy Apartments, will be...

San Francisco approves $6 billion rail tunnel route

The San Francisco Transportation Authority has voted to approve the construction route of if $6.1-billion tunnel project. The tunnel is designed to connect trains from...
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City of Santee to begin $10M park renovation project

On Dec. 4, 2018, the city of Santee will begin construction of a $10-million renovation of the Mast Park. According to the city, the...

Museum dedicated to eye health planned in San Francisco

The American Academy of Ophthalmology announced plans to construct the world's first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health in San Francisco. The academy...

Retrofitting California buildings for earthquakes is on the horizon

Seismic retrofit ordinances are becoming the norm in many California municipalities. Builders and building owners are busy trying to meet compliance deadlines. California is home...