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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...

Sunnyvale multifamily project secure $41 million construction loan

Lane Partners and Bay Development secured loan for a 75-unit multifamily project in Sunnyvale. The $40.7-million construction financing and preferred equity will help fund the...
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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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PG&E gas line ruptures in San Francisco, setting off explosion and fire spout

A private contractor’s construction crew had been working on a fiber-optic cable when a San Francisco gas line ruptured, setting off a gas-fuelled blast...

JPI to build 185-acre mixed-use community in Santa Clarita

JPI has closed construction financing on Jefferson Vista Canyon, a $190 million, 480-home luxury apartment community in Santa Clarita. Comerica Bank and Colony Credit Real...
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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...