Renovation/Restoration Best Project: Sacramento Valley Station

ENR Construction

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

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

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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

Constructor Magazine

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.

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

Constructor Magazine

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.

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

According to Ten-X, Los Angeles; Nashville, TN; San Diego; Portland, OR; and Sacramento, CA are the top markets in which investors should consider buying industrial assets. Sacramento, CA.

Top Utilities: The Power Behind Growth

Business Facilities Blog

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.

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

ENR Construction

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

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

ENR Construction

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

First Steel Erected at New Sacramento Kings Arena

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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.

Sundt Construction Expands its Sacramento Team

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

A soccer team’s fan base could play an integral role in its new stadium’s design and operations


In Sacramento, Calif., AEC firms and their clients constantly talk about the importance of “community engagement” to the success of their projects. a new soccer stadium is walking the talk.

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

Bobcat Adds New Dealers in California and Nevada

Construction Equipment

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.

City Scoop: Sacramento

ENR Construction

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

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities Blog

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Dampers Help Sacramento Light Rail Keep Quiet

ENR Construction

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

False Advertising Claims over Net Zero and LEED Certified Homes

Green Building Law Update

Homebuyers are making claims of false advertising over “Net Zero LEED certified” houses in midtown Sacramento – that may be neither. The application to the Sacramento City Council in 2010 for 34 sewer connection fee credits by Pacific Housing, Inc.

Bayer CropScience Opens New R&D Site In California

Business Facilities Blog

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. Far West Bayer CropScience Blog-Sept-2014 Sacramento Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

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


Sacramento International Airport’s Central Terminal and Concourse B is the largest public construction capital improvement project undertaken by Sacramento County to date.

Community center makes a statement in West Sacramento


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.

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

ENR Construction

Jensen Expands Construction Division into Sacramento Region

Green Industry Professionals

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

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

Business Facilities Blog

facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA. The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. Read China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

The Korte Company is Awarded $16 Million Civil Engineer Administration/Operations Facility at Beale Air Force Base

The Korte Company

Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, to design and build a 43,000 square foot facility at Beale Air Force Base. MACNAK/Korte has been selected by the U.S. The joint-venture project is a single-story building that will house six task-specific areas, including a wood and metal shop.

Former Caltrans Employee Gets 6.5 Years in Prison for Contract Fraud

Construction Equipment

Former Caltrans employee, Clint Gregory, of Sacramento, was sentenced this week by United States District Judge Morrison C. England Jr.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Construction: First 18 Months in under a Minute

Construction Dive

This past October, we covered construction of the Sacramento Golden One Credit Unit Stadium in an aerial view 3-minute video. This week we watch the first 18 months construction of the Atlanta Falcon's new home, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, go up in under a minute.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

Business Facilities Blog

THE SACRAMENTO REGION: GROWING FOCUS ON FOOD. THE SACRAMENTO REGION’S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ADVANTAGES. The Sacramento Region is a leader in the recent economic trend of connecting the network of local food providers to the local customer base. By Julianne Feaver.

Spillway Breach Leads to Mass Evacuation in California

ENR Construction

Tens of thousands of residents are ordered to evacuate near Sacramento as dam crisis reaches critical stage

How Do You Obliterate a 20-Ton Roadblock? Very Carefully

Construction Equipment

50 near the small community of Kyburz , blocking a critical highway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe Somebody's got to do it so might as well make a spectacle of it.

Caltrain Delay Poses Setback to High-Speed Rail

ENR Construction

About $3 billion and 119 miles’ worth of track construction is underway or under contract on California’s planned high-speed route that, ultimately, would stretch between Sacramento and San Diego

HGA Architects-Designed Life Sciences, Fine Arts Building Construction Complete at American River College

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Construction is complete on a new cutting-edge classroom design at American River College.

Oroville Dam Spillway Repaired in Advance of New Storm

ENR Construction

After more than 188,000 people evacuated from central California towns north of Sacramento, crews at Oroville Dam on Feb. 13 scrambled to fill erosion that developed hours after an emergency spillway was put into service for the first time in the dam’s 50-year history

Sports/Entertainment Best Project: Golden 1 Center

ENR Construction

The NBA’s Sacramento Kings now hold court at the Golden 1 Center, a LEED Platinum palace with a solar panel roof

Net-Zero Tiny Home Designed by Students

Jetson Green

The home was entered into last year’s Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) competition and won the “Best Architecture” and “Best Design” accolades. How much space does a person need to live comfortably? Not that much, according to tiny home enthusiasts.

Green Project Best Project: Arch | Nexus SAC

ENR Construction

With last year’s completion of Arch | Nexus SAC, Architectural Nexus has transformed a Sacramento warehouse into a LEED Platinum office building focused on water and energy conservation

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Among the center’s first projects is the NBA’s first-ever 4K ultra HD center-hung videoboard for the Sacramento Kings that will debut at Golden 1 Center, scheduled to open this October in Sacramento.

2014 Northern California Construction Management Scholarship Program

Construction Cost Estimating

A supplementary $500 is provided to an individual scholarship receiver who belongs to a dynamic CMAA Student Chapter Member The students who registered in CM programs at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Sacramento State, Chico State, Fresno State and San Jose State universities can avail the scholarship program. Students and their advisors must join the 2014 Scholarships/Awards Banquet scheduled to be held on May 22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 1209 L. Sacramento, CA 95814.