Strengthening The Greater Sacramento Economy Amid COVID-19

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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, economic leaders in 20 Greater Sacramento communities are aligning initiatives to stabilize the region. Read: Strengthening The Greater Sacramento Economy Amid COVID-19 at BusinessFacilities.com. California Daily News Economic Development Featured Workforce Development california California Mobility Center coronavirus COVID-19 Economic Recovery Greater Sacramento Economic Council pandemic UCLA Anderson School of Management

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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Dodge offers data on 2020 starts in the greater Sacramento area

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$252M soccer stadium coming to Sacramento, California

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Construction is expected to create between 1,310 and 1,640 jobs while supporting infrastructure work would generate up to 245

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Sacramento area

Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy”

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Business Report: California – Sacramento County Plans For The “Next Economy” appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Far West BF-Sept/Oct-2014 Economic Development Implementation Plan Sacramento County Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The Capital Region Prosperity Plan sets six priorities, including an “ecosystem” for innovators and entrepreneurs.

Swinerton, Sacramento Kings court battle continues

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The NBA team alleges that mismanagement on the part of Swinerton Builders has led to $50 million in cost overruns on an up to $200 million hotel

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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Total Sacramento area construction spending expected to decline 8.7% this year

Renovation/Restoration Best Project: Sacramento Valley Station

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The two-year renovation of the Sacramento Valley Station brings the historic depot into the modern era as a world-class transit hub

City Scoop: Sacramento

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The Sacramento market “has improved significantly during the past year as the economy gains strength and the housing market makes a steady comeback,” says Teri Jones

California Competes Tax Credits Are Awarded

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The latest round of the Golden State incentives went to 14 companies who are expected to create 2,327 new jobs. Read: California Competes Tax Credits Are Awarded at BusinessFacilities.com.

Construction time-lapse of the Sacramento Kings’ new Golden 1 Center

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Located in the heart of downtown Sacramento, Golden 1 Center boasts a modern architectural design and cutting-edge technology to enhance the fans’ event experience. read more. Video

First Steel Erected at New Sacramento Kings Arena

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The first piece of steel was recently installed at the Entertainment and Sports Center in the heart of downtown Sacramento, California. The ESC will serve as a civic indoor/outdoor space for the region, as well as the new home for the Sacramento Kings. The first piece of steel was installed at (what will become) the team’s new practice facility. The steel was supplied and fabricated by Schuff Steel, with help from subcontractor Pacific Erectors. frontpage

Sundt Construction Expands its Sacramento Team

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Sundt Construction, Inc. recently hired Tim McDowell as field superintendent within its Sacramento office. McDowell comes to Sundt with more than eight years of experience working in the Southern California construction industry. Following his initial assignment with the University of Nevada, Reno Cooper Court Residence Hall project team in Reno, Nevada, McDowell will join the Kings County Courthouse project team in Hanford, California. frontpage

PMI delegation underscores value of water-efficient plumbing products in Sacramento

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A PMI delegation of member executives underscored the value of water-efficient plumbing products during meetings with state leaders last week in Sacramento. PMI members working diligently to supply products conforming to new state codes. read more. Codes Green

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

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Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop. Read: Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Sacramento Army Corps District Projects Get $2.1 Billion in Supplemental Appropriation

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Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has received supplemental funding for five District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 The U.S.

Community center makes a statement in West Sacramento

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When West Sacramento completed its citywide needs assessment, results determined that a multi-generational facility was necessary to support cultural activities, theater productions and educational classes. As architects began planning the facility, they knew the design had to complement the urban cityscape, so they chose to build with coated metal to achieve the bold look they were after.

Construction Begins on $50-Million Powerhouse Science Center Project in Sacramento

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Sacramento State University Union Expansion: Higher Education/Research

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This $45.2-million, 72,000-sq-ft expansion provided numerous amenities, including large social areas and small study spaces, game rooms, lounges, conference suites, shops and a coffee house

Digging down To Avoid Sea-Level Rise in Sacramento-San Joaquin RIver Delta

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Rising sea levels, as well as droughts and earthquakes, threaten the levees protecting the Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta, which supplies 25 million Californians with fresh water

Dampers Help Sacramento Light Rail Keep Quiet

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?Engineers employ an innovative damper system to mitigate noise in tight spots at $270-million light rail expansion. Infrastructure

Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange to Host 10th Annual Safety Expo Training, Management Conference

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The Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange will host the 2014 Statewide Safety Expo Training and Management Conference April 15-17 at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, Calif. The three-day event will feature more than 100 sessions in the following primary tracks: Compliance and Equipment Certification. General Safety. Management. Regulatory. Mechanical/technical training presented by the Public Equipment Managers Association. frontpage

Jensen Expands Construction Division into Sacramento Region

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Growing investor-backed landscape company hires ValleyCrest alum to lead new construction division

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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Total Construction Spending Expected to Continue Its Steady Growth Pattern in 2017

Turner Construction wins $520M contract for California agency HQ

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The new Natural Resources Agency building will occupy 838,000 square feet in downtown Sacramento

Sacramento State Picks Design-Build Team for $53 Million Expansion

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Jump Ball in Sacramento

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Last night, the basketball season mercifully came to an end for the Sacramento Kings. As part of the deal that secured the Kings, the Maloofs acquired the WNBA’s Sacramento franchise, the Monarchs, but the women’s team folded in 2009 when a new owner could not be found. The rival bidders–led by Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs and Mark Mastrov, founder of the 24-Hour Fitness chain–made a similar offer and secured approval to build a new arena in Sacramento.

Granite, Teichert win $275M I-5 project in California

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The JV will rehab almost 70 miles through Sacramento for Granite's latest in a string of Caltrans contracts totaling nearly $1 billion

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

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The leading utilities are finding innovative ways to seal the deal on new development projects. They’re also ahead of the curve on low-cost efficiency, smart-grid technology and the conversion to renewables. Read Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Design-Build Team Selected for $238-million DGS Building in Sacramento

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Sacramento Army Corps Awards $204-Million Isabella Dam Construction Contract

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Bayer CropScience Opens New R&D Site In California

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To respond to this demand, Bayer CropScience recently opened its new West Sacramento, CA site, which also serves as the global headquarters of the company’s Biologics Business. “Our integrated West Sacramento site represents a major step forward in our efforts to enhance our vegetable seeds and biological crop protection innovation efforts,” said Dr. Adrian Percy, Global Head of Research and Development at Bayer CropScience. Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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THE SACRAMENTO REGION: GROWING FOCUS ON FOOD. Recently, food and agriculture has been a growing industry for job creation and investment in the Sacramento Region as companies have found opportunity in response to growing world food and safety issues; industry changes including new agricultural technologies, increasing fuel costs and more efficient transportation strategies; market growth; and shifts in consumer behavior. THE SACRAMENTO REGION’S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ADVANTAGES.

Long-span steel roof framing provides airport with open spaces; Evokes natural wonders

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Sacramento International Airport’s Central Terminal and Concourse B is the largest public construction capital improvement project undertaken by Sacramento County to date. This $1.04 billion terminal modernization project, called the “Big Build,” is comprised of two individual buildings

Bobcat Adds New Dealers in California and Nevada

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Bobcat Company expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Sacramento, Calif., Bobcat of Sacramento and Bobcat of Reno will distribute Bobcat equipment throughout central California and western Nevada. Bobcat of Sacramento and Bobcat of Reno join the Bobcat Central Inc. and Bobcat of Reno, Nev., as authorized sales, service, parts and rental providers of Bobcat equipment.

$100 Dam Removal and Fish Saving Project Reaches Highpoint

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For the next two months, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will be releasing 200,000 hatchery-raised Chinook Salmon into Battle Creek near the Sacramento River in California

Excavator Falls into River, Operator Dies

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A 49-year-old man died Monday when the excavator he was operating fell into the Sacramento River, according to the Sacramento Bee. Source: Sacramento Bee Richard Wayne Alexander’s body was recovered 15 feet underwater, partially buried in silt, the report says. . Read more.

Where the Buyers Are (Moving To and Leaving)

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I’ve had buyers drop out of their search in the Bay Area because they’re moving to Sacramento or Texas, and I’ve had people moving over to Pleasanton because it’s less expensive than San Francisco. Where the Buyers Are (Moving To and Leaving). mbeirne. Fri, 08/28/2020 - 09:41.

VIDEO: California Sinkhole Swallows Loader, Operator

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A photo published in the Sacramento Bee showed the loader completely A sinkhole in southern California swallowed a wheel loader whole while it was clearing debris from a Ventura County road. According to county authorities, the sinkhole opened up after a torrential downpour flooded the area.

The Hottest Selling Counties Are Right Outside Coastal Cities

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The Hottest Selling Counties Are Right Outside Coastal Cities. cbroderick. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:28. The hottest areas right now are ones within driving distance of a major city, according to Redfin. Homes here are more affordable and give buyers an escape from dense, urban areas.