Northern California needs helping hands to rebuild faster — industry experts

With only a handful of contractors to work on more than 14,700 homes after October 2017’s wildfire disaster, industry experts are suggesting recruiting more...
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Chinese-backed developer submits proposal for Oakland’s tallest tower

Pinnacle RED, a San-Jose based realty firm serving as a unit of China-based Hengshan Corp., has submitted the project proposal of Oakland’s tallest tower...
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Northern California struggles to rebuild homes after wildfire, faces labor shortage problems

Following the recent wildfire crisis, considered as the most destructive in state history, Northern California homeowners are struggling to find construction workers to rebuild...
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Dodge Momentum Index declines In September: $200 million San Jose office project among nation’s...

The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, moving 8.4% lower to 116.4 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 127.1.The Momentum Index is a...
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East Bay Times: Accused of working without license, electrical firm sues group for investigating...

An Antioch-based electrical company accused of letting employees work without an electrician’s license has sued a union-affiliated group for investigating the firm without an...
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DIRTT to co-ordinate interior construction of Sutter Health project in downtown San Francisco

DIRTT Environmental Solutions along with its local California partner One Workplace, says it has been selected by Sutter Health for the comprehensive interior construction...
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150,000 sq. ft. mixed-use building planned for downtown Walnut Creek in East Bay

Plans are moving forward for a new six-story project in downtown Walnut Creek, in the East Bay, replacing a former McDonalds at the 1380...
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Oroville Dam failure blamed on bad design and inadequate state and federal oversight: Experts’...

Bad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago and inadequate state and federal oversight since then led to a disastrous...
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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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Video shows progress on $500 million Oroville Dam spillway project

California's Department of Water Resources has released a video showing progress on a $500 million project to build a new main spillway at the...
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Projects and opportunities

Ameresco to build solar project for Orange Unified School District

The Orange Unified School District (OUSD) and Ameresco have announced the construction of a 2.1-MW solar project. The project consists of a combination of ground-mounted...

SeaWorld San Diego gets OK for ‘tallest, fastest’ dive coaster in California

The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld San Diego's dive coaster project in San Diego The park proposed a 153-foot ride called Mako that will be...

Construction begins on 125-room California Cambria Hotel

Choice Hotels International and Weintraub Real Estate Group announced the start of construction on the Cambria Hotel Calabasas – Malibu. The three-story, 125-room upscale hotel...