Saturday, January 23, 2021
california high speed rail

Court ruling could cost California high speed rail project $15 billion, four years in...

A recent California Supreme Court ruling favoring environmentalists opposing the state’s reopening of an abandoned lumber train may cost the state’s $46 billion over-budget...
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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...
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Contractors work on $211 million Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier steel net

AECOM-owned Shimmick Construction Co. and Danny's Construction Co. are working on a $211 million steel net suicide barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. The 380,000 sq....
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There’s a construction boom — and a construction labor shortage — in Sacramento

The Sacramento area has been experiencing a construction boom, resulting in a serious labor shortage. Demand for new homes and retail spaces is skyrocketing as...

Arsons vex residential construction projects in Oakland area

The fire that consumed an apartment and retail complex being built near downtown Oakland on July 7 wasn’t the first to rip through a...
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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission awards $939 million water pollution control plant project

MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders, in a construction joint venture, have been awarded a $939 million contract by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...
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Montage Hotels & Resorts to construct new resort and residences for Sonoma County

Montage Hotels & Resorts has announced its plans to manage and operate a new resort development in California’s Sonoma County. The first phase of development...

Immigrant construction workers rescued from forced labor ring in Hayward: US Attorney

Nearly a dozen immigrant workers were rescued from a forced labor ring in Northern California in late August. The office of U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch...
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Three arrested, company charged after employee’s steamroller death in San Francisco

Three L C General Engineering and Construction Inc. employees -- including the company president and the business itself --  have been charged with an...
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Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 million — the company’s largest-ever purchase

Autodesk, Inc. based in San Rafael says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlanGrid, a provider of construction productivity software, for $875...
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NAVFAC Southwest awards $750 million contract for waterfront facilities construction, renovation, repair

The Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southwest awarded a $750 million maximum contract for new construction, repair, and renovation of waterfront facilities at...
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Construction begins on “best municipal skatepark in California”

Spohn Ranch has started construction on La Quinta’s X Park that would be "the best municipal skatepark in the State of California." The 40,000-sq.-ft. facility...

San Diego residential project secures $20.7 million construction loan

ACRES has originated a $20.7 million loan to fund the construction and stabilization of the North Park Community Center, a multifamily project featuring multifamily...