$6B San Francisco rail tunnel route gets approval

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After the San Francisco Transportation Authority's green light, the route must now win over various regional, state and city agencies and groups before construction can begin

Mortenson-Clark tops out San Francisco stadium

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The joint venture topped out the Golden State Warriors' $1 billion Chase Center arena and mixed-use development on Friday following 10 months of steel work

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San Francisco plans tougher seismic building codes

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San Francisco has released its Tall Buildings Strategy that outlines plans for better seismic resiliency for high-rise buildings. A city building inventory shows that 156 buildings—either existing or under construction—are taller than 240 feet. One hundred of those were built prior to modern seismic code implementation

Developer's Tenacity Crucial for San Francisco's Standout Building

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All ended well this month, with the opening of San Francisco’s tallest landmark

Webcor/Obayashi Sues San Francisco Transit Terminal Owner

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16, the Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture, general contractor for the Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, filed a complaint San Francisco Superior Court against the hub's owner, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, seeking more than $150 million in extra payments on its $994,517,600 contract

San Francisco's Park-Topped Transit Center Opens

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In August, the two-block-long Salesforce Transit Center and its 5.4-acre rooftop public park opened after a decade of design and construction

Construction underway on San Francisco's Pier 70 rehab

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The partnership between the Port of San Francisco and developer Forest City will create 10,000 construction jobs over the course of up to 20 years

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

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San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017. Kearney Economic Development Employment Expansion Global Cities 2017 London New York City San Francisco start-up companies Workforce DevelopmentA key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Super Bowl 50 To Generate Over $220M For San Francisco Bay Area

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Super Bowl 50 To Generate Over $220M For San Francisco Bay Area originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, and the big game is expected to have a big impact on host city San Francisco.

San Francisco subway, rail among world's costliest

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Bay-area rail projects' ongoing costs could limit the scope of a planned $21 billion, multi-county transit capital program

San Francisco sues former city official for permit fraud

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Authorities claim that former building commission chief Rodrigo Santos used his knowledge of the city's permitting process to aid in the filing of false and misleading applications

San Francisco looks toward tougher seismic building codes

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City officials are targeting recommendations at the 100 out of 156 high-rises that were built before modern seismic codes went into effect

Tall Building Study for San Francisco Sets Forth Seismic Resilience Road Map

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To reduce seismic risk to new tall buildings, San Francisco should develop regulations to address foundation and geotechnical issues

ENR 2018 Top 400 Sourcebook: Loan Boosts San Francisco Biosolids Plant

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Big San Francisco project is set to move forward in 2019

Cultural/Worship: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion

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To connect a 10-story addition to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s existing five-story building, designers had to overcome significant geotechnical challenges

Radioactive Soil Scandal Continues at Former San Francisco Naval Shipyard

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After nearly 30 years as a federal Superfund site, a full cleanup of radioactive and contaminated soil at the former Hunters Point naval shipyard in San Francisco appears as far away as ever, with the U.S.

Toxic soil claims stall San Francisco Shipyard development

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The Navy will not release the property to the city and developers until the soil has been retested

San Francisco proposal would convert parking garage into hotel, affordable housing

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Leaders with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to move forward with the plan

San Francisco sees trend toward 'ultra-luxury' condos

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The units in one condo tower will be priced at $2,500 per square foot, twice the current going rate for luxury units

Toxic soil claims stall $8B San Francisco development

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The Navy will not release the property to the city and developers until the soil has been retested

San Francisco's 181 Fremont To Use Elevators for Fire Evacuation

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San Francisco Tower To Use Elevators for Fire Evacuations. Buildings

Sustainable San Francisco Home is Turning Green

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Not long ago the San Francisco firm Fougeron Architecture designed and built a high-end home along the Northern California coastline. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: San Francisco Resident to Build a Home From Bay Bridge Scraps.

Old San Francisco Bay Bridge Span Near End

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CEC Silverado late last month removed the final 850-ton steel truss of the old East Span Bay Bridge, which crosses San Francisco Bay

San Francisco to expand background checks on contractors after deadly tunnel accident

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The city will intensify its screening of contractors following a revelation that a contractor being investigated in the Twin Peaks Tunnel incident may have had a history of undisclosed safety violations

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Francisco

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Construction Starts Forecast to Exceed $10 Billion This Year in San Francisco

San Francisco Seeks Help in Redeveloping Forlorn Piers

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The Port of San Francisco is looking for ideas to salvage and redevelop eight under­used and deteriorating waterfront piers

San Francisco Issues Rules for High-Rise Foundations

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The city and county Dept. of Building Inspection issued interim guidelines and procedures for structural, geotechnical and seismic-hazard engineering design review for new buildings, 240 ft or taller

San Francisco Signs $1-Billion Contract to Upgrade Plant

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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission awarded a $939-million contract to joint-venture partners MWH Constructors and Webcor Builders to replace biosolid digester facilities at the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant, in San Francisco

San Francisco’s first WELL v1Certified project has been completed

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The new build-out of the BCCI Construction Company’s headquarters in San Francisco, Calif., the sixth in California, and the first in San Francisco. is the 31 st WELL v1Certified project in the world, the 18 th certified project in the U.S.,

San Francisco commercial, multifamily regulations aim to reduce traffic volume

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San Francisco city planners intend to put design requirements on new multi-family projects with the goal of reducing traffic

Thirty nine San Francisco high rises at risk of collapse in major earthquake

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Thirty-nine high rises in San Francisco are at risk of collapse in a major earthquake, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Service (USGS

San Francisco's Tallest Building to Install Innovative Water Recycling System

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Sinking San Francisco Skyscraper Riles Residents

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The 645-ft Millennium Tower—the tallest reinforced concrete structure in the Western United States—is sinking and tilting, and the building owner places the blame squarely on the adjacent Transbay Transit Center project

San Francisco’s first WELL v1 Certified project has been completed

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The new build-out of the BCCI Construction Company’s headquarters in San Francisco, Calif., the sixth in California, and the first in San Francisco. is the 31 st WELL v1Certified project in the world, the 18 th certified project in the U.S.,

New Salesforce Tower tallest building in San Francisco

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Attached to a city transportation hub, the 61-story skyscraper still needs tenant build-outs before leaseholders can move in

Officials tell Tutor Perini, subcontractor to redo 3 miles of San Francisco rail

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The strength of the steel allegedly used on California's Central Subway does not present a safety issue, but could require earlier maintenance

Peterson Mechanical awarded San Francisco State University Wellness Center project

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has been awarded the contract to provide the plumbing and piping systems for San Francisco State University's (SFSU) Recreation & Wellness Center. Peterson Mechanical Inc.

Infrastructure Costs Scrap San Francisco Pier Building Redevelopment

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Plans to redevelop one of the Port of San Francisco’s historic pier buildings into a retail center have suffered a setback, following the developer’s withdrawal from the project

Factory-Built Micro-Homes in San Francisco

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This is a rendering of a new form of sustainable development that will manifest itself in San Francisco in an infill project called SmartSpace SoMa. Affordable LEED Homes Open in San Jose.

In a first, Hilton goes modular for San Francisco hotel project

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Hilton hopes that its — and the city's — first-ever modular-built hotel, a Home2 Suites project, will compress the building schedule and realize a faster return on investment