Boston Properties plans 3-tower San Jose development

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Google's proposed mixed-use development in San Jose is said to have piqued Boston Properties' and other developers' interests in building nearby

City Scoop: San Jose

ENR Construction

“We are seeing a game-changing rebirth,” Michelle Ney says

Higher Education/Research Award of Merit: San Jose State University Campus Village

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Contractors completed San Jose State University’s 10-story dormitory and public spaces under budget and in time for the university’s fall 2016 semester

McCarthy opening San Jose office


SAN JOSE, CALIF., 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. 9, 2014 – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Sundt Celebrates Topping Out of New Student Housing Building at San Jose State University

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sundt Construction, Inc. and San Jose State University held a topping-out ceremony recently for the new Campus Village Phase II complex located in the heart of the San Jose State University campus in San Jose, California. The event, which celebrated the topping out of the high-rise concrete structure, attracted hundreds of people from the university and local community. frontpage

San Jose’s Zero Waste Energy Development Facility Turns to Central Concrete, Jos. J. Albanese

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Central Concrete, along with Jos. Albanese, announced they developed several innovative concrete solutions to address the aggressive specifications required by the Zero Waste Energy Development Facility currently under construction in San Jose, Calif.

Supermicro Expands Silicon Valley Manufacturing HQ

Business Facilities Blog

The company’s design, engineering, manufacturing and service headquarters in San Jose, CA has been expanded with a 182,000-square-foot fuel cell powered, LEED certified manufacturing facility. Read Supermicro Expands Silicon Valley Manufacturing HQ on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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Bay Area Cities Collaborate To Boost Regional Manufacturing

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The cities of San Francisco, San Jose, Fremont and Oakland in collaboration with nonprofit SFMade release results of the first-ever Bay Area State of Urban Manufacturing Report. Read Bay Area Cities Collaborate To Boost Regional Manufacturing on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. adds Nicholas Sandersfeld as Director of Business Development to newly opened San Jose office


Sandersfeld joins a growing team in McCarthy’s newly opened San Jose office. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.’s s Northern Pacific Division welcomes Nicholas Sandersfeld as director of business development in Silicon Valley.

NextEV Opens North American HQ In California

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Top 10: Metros Exceed Job Growth Expectations

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For example, while Dallas most exceeded job growth expectations, San Jose had the highest percentage among these 10 metros of total employment (3.7 San Jose, CA (3.7%). San Francisco, CA (1.o%). San Jose was second, followed by Orlando (2.4

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CA cities settle lawsuits, clear way for billions in new development

Construction Dive

Lack of affordable housing and traffic congestion were at the heart of the disagreement between Santa Clara and San Jose

Pedal/Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Expands North Carolina Manufacturing, Opens West Coast Facility

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Organic Transit is also opening a San Jose manufacturing facility in partnership with Good Karma Bikes, a non-profit that trains homeless individuals to become bicycle mechanics. Southeast Blog-Oct-2013 Durham ELF Kickstarter manufacturing San Jose

Government/Public Building Best Project: Santa Clara Family Justice Center

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The Santa Clara Family Justice Center in San Jose provides a calming and friendly environment for children and families

‘Healing Oasis’ will provide healthcare services to veterans in northern California


A 95,000-sf, three-story healthcare facility is currently under construction directly adjacent to the 101 Freeway overlooking a wooded park site in San Jose, Calif. San Jose Community-Based Outpatient Clinic will provide veterans and their families with healthcare services


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The Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) recently held its annual Water/Wastewater conference in San Jose, California. The record. Continue Reading. All Design-Build Water Treatment Construction

Office market vacancy rate at 10-year low


Significant net absorption in markets such as Dallas/Fort Worth; San Jose/Silicon Valley; Seattle; Northern Virginia; and Austin, Texas, contributed to this decline in vacancy, as did a deceleration in new construction starts during the fourth quarter

Gilbane Building Company Awarded CM of James Lick High School Project

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Gilbane Building Company has been selected by East Side Union High School District to manage the development of a new student center and adjacent quad modernization on the James Lick High School Campus in San Jose, California.

More than a mall: A collection of experiences


Nestled in the heart of San Jose, California, Eastridge is one of Silicon Valley’s largest shopping destinations, with nearly 1.4 million square feet of retail space.

[ NHL Final Live] Watch Penguins vs. Sharks Online,(Live Streaming)

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Watch Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks NHL Final Live Streaming,Watch Penguins vs Sharks Live Streaming free,san-jose-sharks-live-stream. 11 hours ago - Watch Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks NHL Final Live Streaming - Date & Time: 13 Jun 2016 - Free Sports Live Streaming - Channel. Watch San Jose Sharks vs Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Final Live Streaming - Date & Time: 16 Jun 2016 - Free Sports Live Streaming - Channel 1.

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.

California lawmakers may take action to address contractor negligence


The balcony was constructed by a company with a history of shoddy work, according to the San Jose Mercury News. California lawmakers heard testimony recently from victims of a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last summer as they consider a bill to address contractor negligence.

Using Drones in Construction For Better Project Outcomes

Construction Informer

This post is sponsored by Drone World Expo being held at the San Jose Convention Center, November 17 to 18, 2015. Google+.

Worker Dies in Excavator Accident

Construction Equipment

A worked died in a construction accident involving an excavator at a site near San Jose, Calif., reports NBC Bay Area. According to a Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman, the bucket of an excavator struck and killed the man.

Really achieving great customer service: How can you do it (and how you can really get it wrong)

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An inverse observation of these remarks occurs when I reviewed social media postings from a hotel in San Jose, CA, where Google […]. Readers of this blog know that one of my favourite rants and peeves is against the phrase: “We offer great customer service.”

Apple Revokes Policy Against Hiring Felons for Construction Work

Construction Equipment

Apple was criticized by union leaders, who say construction jobs are a key source of work for felons trying to transition back into society, reports the San Jose Mercury News.

County Sues Contractor Over Safety Issues & Project Delays

Construction Equipment

Santa Clara County issued a lawsuit against the lead contractor hired to expand Valley Medical Center and locked the contractor out of the construction site, reports San Jose Inside. .

Company Officials Charged in Cave-in Death

Construction Equipment

based construction company owner and project manager were indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter after an employee was killed in a cave-in accident at a Milpitas worksite, according to the San Jose Mercury News. A Fremont, Calif.-based

TransOvation Workshop to Address Impact of Transportation Technologies on Construction Sector

Construction Equipment

Don Brock TransOvation Workshop, held in San Jose, Calif.,

Central Concrete Joins Fellow Contractors for Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Central Concrete Supply Co., In choosing Central Concrete’s product, the San Francisco 49ers and the Turner/Devcon Construction team demonstrated their commitment to sustainability. Inc., a business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc., joined fellow contractors to celebrate the Levi’s Stadium ribbon cutting.

Greeening Silicon Valley: Samsung's new 1.1 million-sf HQ


million-sf San Jose campus, calculated to give Apple, Facebook and other local high-tech firms a run for their architectural money, will support at least 2,500 sales and R&D staff in Samsung's semiconductor and display businesses.

Mayor in Calif. wants to expedite permits for $1B worth of projects


The mayor of San Jose, Calif., plans to issue new construction permits worth an estimated $1 billion in the next six months to spur job creation and create revenue for the city. A newly formed team will expedite the permitting process for retail projects larger than 200,000 sf, as well as office and residential high-rise projects and campus buildings. Another $1 billion worth of projects is already in the pipeline. read more. Regulations Codes and Standards

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.

Switch Liquid-Cooling LEDs at Batteries Plus

Jetson Green

This is an update to let you know of the status of the much-anticipated liquid-cooling LEDs from San Jose-based Switch Lighting. SWITCH60, a 60-watt equivalent bulb that produces 800 lumens at 12 watts ( clear ) or 13.5

Best Container Houses in the World

Jetson Green

Located in San Jose, Costa Rica this container home is made of two 40 foot shipping containers. Shipping container architecture is much more than just buying a used cargo container, cutting some holes for windows and doors and calling it a home.

PayPal Creating 400 Jobs In North Carolina

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The San Jose, CA-based technology platform and digital payments company will invest over $3.6 PayPal, Inc. will open a 400-job global operations center in Charlotte, NC. million in Mecklenburg County by the end of 2017. PayPal Senior VP John McCabe rings the bell as Gov.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

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San Francisco. San Jose. Technology-rich cities that took early advantage of technology trends and provide fertile environments for innovation: San Francisco (1), Austin (7), San Jose (9), Boston (17) and Seattle (18). Posted by Heidi Schwartz.