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...

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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Related Cos. to start work on $8 billion Santa Clara mixed-use development

Related Cos. will start vertical construction next year on the 240-acre Related Santa Clara project. The 9.2 million-sq.-ft. mixed-use project is estimated to cost $8...
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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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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...

Trump administration pushing for $1.3-billion Shasta Dam expansion

The Trump administration is pushing for a $1.3 billion expansion of the 602-foot Shasta Dam in Northern California, according to the Los Angeles Times. The...

Fluor begins construction on new technology center in Berkeley

Fluor Corp. has started construction for Bayer AG’s first-of-a-kind cell culture technology center in Berkeley. Fluor is providing engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning, qualification...
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Webcor to start work on Parkmerced mega-project in San Francisco

Webcor will within months break ground on Parkmerced, one of San Francisco’s largest multifamily projects that has been in the pipeline for about seven...
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Build Group, Inc. names Steve Howard as vice-president of business development

Build Group, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, says it has hired Steve Howard as vice-president of business development. The company says Howard will be responsible for...
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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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US DOD reports on significant AEC contract awards

The US Department of Defense has issued two significant recent AEC contracts for the San Diego area. Michael Baker International Inc. from San Diego has...
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$4 billion government building boom under-way in Sacramento

The California state government has launched a historic building boom in Sacramento, scheduling roughly $3.4 billion worth of new construction and renovations over the...

CSUSB breaks ground for $90 million expansion

Cal State San Bernardino on June 4 broke ground for a three-story, 120,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its Santos Manuel Student Union. The $90-million expansion, which is...