California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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Dodge offers data on 2017 starts in the greater Sacramento area

Sacramento latest city to mandate local hiring

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The new ordinance requires a 50% local workforce for covered projects, which some say is contentious and harmful to the industry

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

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

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.

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

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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

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.

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in Sacramento

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

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.

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.

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

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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Jensen Expands Construction Division into Sacramento Region

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

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

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

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.

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.

$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

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

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

Sac State’s new science complex and planetarium nears completion

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California State University, Sacramento’s (Sac State) new 96,631-sf Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex recently had its ceremonial topping out event.

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.

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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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

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

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.

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

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

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.