How BIM boosted efficiency, collaboration in San Francisco mega project

Construction Dive

Designers, engineers and contractors behind the two-million square-foot Oceanwide Center used 3D modeling software to execute complex design details within an efficient timeline

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

ENR Construction

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

San Francisco subway, rail among world's costliest

Construction Dive

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

Construction underway on San Francisco's Pier 70 rehab

Construction Dive

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

Radioactive Soil Scandal Continues at Former San Francisco Naval Shipyard

ENR Construction

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 $8B San Francisco development

Construction Dive

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

Cultural/Worship: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Dive

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

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

BD+C

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

Sustainable San Francisco Home is Turning Green

Jetson Green

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

ENR Construction

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 Seeks Help in Redeveloping Forlorn Piers

ENR Construction

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

ENR Construction

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

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Francisco

ENR Construction

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

Innovative Solution to Fight Homelessness in San Francisco

Jetson Green

San Francisco might soon get an innovative solution to the problem though, in the form of modular housing units designed and built by the local company Panoramic Interests. Panoramic Interests is currently looking for investors to build the first units in San Francisco.

San Francisco Signs $1-Billion Contract to Upgrade Plant

ENR Construction

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 Restaurant is Sustainable to the Core

Jetson Green

The Perennial, a restaurant that recently opened in San Francisco, truly is sustainable through and through. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Sustainable San Francisco Home is Turning Green.

San Francisco’s first WELL v1Certified project has been completed

BD+C

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's Tallest Building to Install Innovative Water Recycling System

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Infrastructure Costs Scrap San Francisco Pier Building Redevelopment

ENR Construction

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

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

Construction Dive

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

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

BD+C

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

BD+C

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

Sinking San Francisco Skyscraper Riles Residents

ENR Construction

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

Construction at $8B San Francisco shipyard development stalled amid claims of toxic soil

Construction Dive

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

ENR Construction

San Francisco Tower To Use Elevators for Fire Evacuations. Buildings

Factory-Built Micro-Homes in San Francisco

Jetson Green

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.

Perkins Eastman wins competition to redesign San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza

BD+C

Perkins Eastman’s design for the reimagined Harvey Milk Memorial Plaza in San Francisco will create a walkable, active, and transit-oriented civic space at the site of the current plaza and MUNI station at Castro and Market Streets.

New Salesforce Tower tallest building in San Francisco

Construction Dive

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

More Than One In Four Job Seekers Willing To Move For A New Job

Business Facilities Blog

San Francisco, New York City are top destinations for workers who want to move; Providence, RI and San Jose have the highest percentage of workers applying to other cities.

Kumar Renovation Overlooks San Francisco Bay Through Energy-Efficient Windows

Jetson Green

A panoramic, true color view of the San Francisco Bay is facilitated by energy-efficient windows with high visual transmittance glazing (80%). Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: San Francisco Exploratorium Shoots for LEED Gold and the World’s Largest Net-Zero Museum.

San Francisco Considering Bird Compliant Buildings

Collaborative Construction

San Fran Considers Building Regs to Protect Birds James L. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! Because California lacks sufficient regulations! I was hoping this was a link to the Onion or some other online parody, but alas, it's not. You cannot make this stuff up!

Construction Begins on Redevelopment Project at Historic Pier 70 in San Francisco

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San Francisco’s 181 Fremont will become the most earthquake-resilient building on the West Coast

BD+C

181 Fremont, a 56-story mixed-use tower, will be San Francisco’s third tallest structure when completed, and will also become the most earthquake-resilient building in the city, or any city on the West Coast, after officially achieving a Resilience-based Earthquake Design Initiative (REDi) Gold Rating

New hotel and residential tower coming to San Francisco’s Transbay neighborhood

BD+C

555 Howard, a ground-up mixed-use tower, is looking to bring an additional 69 rental units and a 255-room hotel to San Francisco’s Transbay neighborhood.

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Francisco

ENR Construction

Building Construction Spending Is on Track to Drop This Year While Non-Building Strengthens

Video: Warriors Break Ground On New San Francisco Arena

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The Golden State Warriors broke ground Tuesday on their $1 billion privately funded San Francisco arena. he groundbreaking ceremony featured remarks from team president Rick Welts, owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber, as well as San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, head coach Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant, the team’s superstar forward.