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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Jensen Expands Construction Division into Sacramento Region

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

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

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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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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 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

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

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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

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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.

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

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.

$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

Southern California Water District Votes $11B for Twin Delta Tunnels

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The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California has taken the lead on the state’s controversial plan to more efficiently move water south from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, voting to commit $10.8

Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

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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.

Sports/Entertainment Best Project: Golden 1 Center

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

Spillway Breach Leads to Mass Evacuation in California

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

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

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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.

Best Green Project: Arch | Nexus SAC

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In aspiring to create the first structure in California to meet the Living Building Challenge—and become one of only a handful of such projects around the globe—the team behind the Sacramento offices for Architectural Nexus confronted a steep learning curve

Green Project: Arch | Nexus SAC

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In aspiring to create the first structure in California to meet the Living Building Challenge—and become one of only a handful of such projects around the globe—the team behind the Sacramento offices for Architectural Nexus confronted a steep learning curve

Green Project Best Project: Arch | Nexus SAC

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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

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.

Renters are the majority in 42 U.S. cities

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22 cities total made the shift, including key markets like Chicago, San Diego, Detroit, Austin, and Sacramento. During the 10 years between 2006 and 2016, almost a quarter of the 100 largest cities in the United States shifted from owner- to renter-majority.

False Advertising Claims over Net Zero and LEED Certified Homes

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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.

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California lawmakers have had little success in attracting sports stadiums

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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

Caltrain Delay Poses Setback to High-Speed Rail

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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

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.

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

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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.

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.

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Oroville Dam Spillway Repaired in Advance of New Storm

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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