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.

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.

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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.

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

ENR Construction

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

April 2013 CALGreen Workshop - Sacramento


Sacramento Workshop Coming Soon March 21, 2013 Dear Colleagues: Our April Workshop in Sacramento is coming soon. Register now and you can still obtain a registration discount. July will. California Workshops Building Codes CalGreen

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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 .

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.

April 2013 CALGreen Workshop - Sacramento


Sacramento Workshop Coming SoonMarch 21, 2013 Dear Colleagues: Our April Workshop in Sacramento is coming soon. Register now and you can still obtain a registration discount. July will bring. Building Codes CalGreen California Workshops

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

Green Building Insider

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

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

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.

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.

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.

California lawmakers have had little success in attracting sports stadiums


Since 2009, California legislators have passed laws to make it easier to build new football stadiums in the San Gabriel Valley, San Diego, and downtown Los Angeles, and basketball arenas in Sacramento and San Francisco

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.

Innovative Revolve House Wins This Year’s SMUD Competition

Jetson Green

The so-called SMUD Tiny House Competition is very new, and this year it took place in Sacramento, California. Its main aim is to promote sustainable living and eco-construction of tiny homes.

Excavator Falls into River, Operator Dies

Construction Equipment

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.

CaliPERS - Corrupt Investor

Collaborative Construction

During Angelides’ tenure, according to a Sacramento Bee analysis, a third of his office’s press releases concerned his actions on the boards of CalPERS and of CalPERS’s sister fund, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS). Something that cannot go on for ever will not.

Calif. HSR Authority Chief Clears Air About Project | ENR.

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Tuchman in Sacramento. Description: ENR interviewed California High-Speed Rail Authority CEO Jeff Moreles in his Sacramento office just a week after the California legislature gave the project a green light. subscribe. contact us. advertise. industry jobs. events. SUBSCRIBE TODAY. & receive immediate web access $82 a year (includes full web access)-->. Search our site: Infrastructure. Transportation. Environment. Power & Industrial. Water & Dams. Rebuilding Japan.

Moving from Design-Build, DB, to Integrated Project Delivery, IPD

Building Information Management

She recently discussed this topic at both the San Diego and Sacramento chapters of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).

McCarthy opening San Jose office


McCarthy”), the largest general contractor in California with Northern California offices in San Francisco and Sacramento, is opening a Silicon Valley office, effective May 15. SAN JOSE, CALIF., 9, 2014 – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.