Thursday, March 30, 2023

First CCN magazine issue published

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The first online magazine format issue of California Construction News has been published. You can view the magazine on page turning software at this link. Stories...

Grants awarded to create housing for older adults and adults with disabilities

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California Construction News staff writer The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has awarded $53 million for 14 projects aimed at housing older adults and...

Survey finds longer lead times and higher costs challenging global construction

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California Construction News staff writer While construction activity continues to increase in many global markets, increasing volatility and rising costs continue to challenge the industry...

San Diego looking at public land for new affordable housing

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California Construction News staff writer San Diego city and county officials say they will work together to build 10,000 subsidized housing units on government-owned land,...

Metro K Line – LA’s largest transportation project – opens

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California Construction News staff writer The Metro K Line -- previously the Crenshaw/LAX Project -- is now open and will eventually connect with the LAX...

Metropolitan Pure Water gets $80 million for design and construction

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California Construction News staff writer Metropolitan’s Pure Water Southern California project – anticipated to be one of the world’s largest water recycling facilities when complete...

BEI tops out one of California’s largest energy storage projects

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California Construction News staff writer BEI Construction, Inc. (BEI) says it is nearing completion of the new energy storage facility in Porterville and topped out...

City of Oakland releases preliminary zoning proposals for housing action plan

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California Construction News staff writer The City of Oakland's draft 2023-2031 Housing plan released last week includes several zoning reforms that officials say will increase...

Hiring still a struggle as construction adds 16,000 jobs in August

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California Construction News staff writer Construction firms across the U.S. added 16,000 jobs in August, according to an analysis of federal employment data released recently...

California high-speed rail board approves design contracts

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California Construction News staff writer The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has approved contracts for design of the 52.4 total miles extending into Merced and...

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LAX celebrates topping out of Tom Bradley International Terminal

California Construction News staff writer Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has reached a construction milestone with the topping out of the Tom Bradley International Terminal...
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State launches largest mobilization of small homes

California Construction News staff writer Additional funding has been released to help reduce homelessness and for the largest mobilization of small homes across the state....

‘Housing for All’ legislation to unlock San Francisco housing pipeline

California Construction News staff writer San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has approved legislation they say will unlock the city’s housing pipeline - more than 52,000...