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Developer plans renovation, conversion of historic Hearst Building to 170-room hotel

The San Francisco Planning Commission has approved a proposal to convert the historic Hearst Building on Third Street into a 170 room hotel. The project's...
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San Jose State University to break ground for $181 million science building

San Jose State University is set break ground for its new Interdisciplinary Science Building on April 25. The 161,200-sq.-ft., $181 million building will be located...
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San Jose breaks ground for 135-unit affordable housing project

The city of San Jose has started construction on an affordable housing project offering 135 units. The project called the North San Pedro Studios is...
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Construction underway on solar project in Napa County

Renewable Properties has started building a three-megawatt solar project in Napa County. The project, named American Canyon, will supply electricity to Marin Clean Energy under...
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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...
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Developers plan final 62-story high rise for Transbay district

Developers Hines and Urban Pacific Development have recently revised their proposal for a Transbay district high-rise project, the last in the area.The developers have...

First building permits issued for Paradise November wildfire reconstruction

Paradise has issued its first building permits to rebuild some of the 11,000 homes destroyed by wildfires that killed 85 people last November. Published reports...

Cal/OSHA cites Bay Area contractor following accident that crushed worker

Cal/OSHA has cited a Bay Area contractor for serious safety violations after a worker was fatally crushed at a San Rafael construction site on...
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San Francisco wins court ruling allowing it to remove subcontractor from $13.7 million project

San Francisco has won a state appeals court ruling to remove a subcontractor the city blamed for a series of gas leaks in 2015...
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Small Business Construction Expo in Oakland provides insights and networking opportunities

The Small Business Construction Expo takes place in Oakland on March 22. The event at includes a day of educational panels with industry experts, a...
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12 contractors selected to bid for $5 billion border wall contracts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected 12 contractors to bid on horizontal construction work at the U.S.-Mexico border. The $5-billion involves the construction...

SummerHill Homes proposes live-work and retail development near San Jose’s The Alameda

SummerHill Homes has proposed residential, live-work and retail development near The Alameda in San Jose, near Google’s proposed downtown transit village. The development would include...
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Chief facilities executive for L.A. Community College district files whistleblower complaint

David Salazar, the chief facilities executive for the Los Angeles Community College District, has filed a whistleblower complaint after the district's chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez,...