eBay’s San Jose headquarters has a new interactive hub and welcome center named Main Street


eBay’s has received, what the company is calling, a new ‘front door’ for its San Jose headquarters, and oh, what a front door it is. Officially named Main Street, the addition to the San Jose campus is a 20,000-sf interactive hub and welcome center designed by ESI Design. The center is meant to exemplify eBay’s platform via large-scale, interactive displays and dynamic media installations

NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report

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San Jose, CA, San Francisco and New Orleans took the top three places, respectively, in BF ‘s new Information Technology Employment Leaders metro ranking. The post NOLA Tops Logistics List, San Jose Leading IT Hub In BF’s 2013 Metro Rankings Report appeared first on Business Facilities. Southeast Anchorage Baltimore Business Facilities Economic Development GE Memphis New Orleans Newport News Panama Canal Philadelphia rankings San Francisco San Jose

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Supermicro Expands Silicon Valley Manufacturing HQ

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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.

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

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

‘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

City Scoop: San Jose

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

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

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

Using Drones in Construction For Better Project Outcomes

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

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.

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.

NextEV Opens North American HQ In California

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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.

Worker Dies in Excavator Accident

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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.

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.

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

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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.


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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

Apple Revokes Policy Against Hiring Felons for Construction Work

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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

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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. .

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.

Gilbane Building Company Awarded CM of James Lick High School Project

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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.

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.

Company Officials Charged in Cave-in Death

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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

Switch Liquid-Cooling LEDs at Batteries Plus

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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

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

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.

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

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San Francisco – San Francisco is the top-ranked market for the second year in a row, driven by a thriving economy which is projected to add jobs at a rate of two percent next year. According to survey respondents, San Francisco is a solid “buy” for all property types.

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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.

Custom Color Sustainable Ceramic Tile Now Available from Fireclay Tile

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Founded in 1986, Fireclay Tile is a leading manufacturer of sustainable glass and ceramic tile that is based in San Jose, California. Fireclay creates 100% of its own product from locally sourced and recycled materials and produces its lead-free glazes in-house.

Biggest Construction Companies in Europe


Grupo San Jose. It’s no surprise that the construction industry is big, but did you know that some of the biggest construction companies are based in Europe? In fact, the biggest construction company in the world is the Spanish company, ACS.

AT&T Eyes 100 U.S. Cities and Municipalities for Its Ultra-Fast Fiber Network

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The list of 21 candidate metropolitan areas includes: Atlanta, Augusta, Charlotte, Chicago,Cleveland, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Greensboro, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City,Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Oakland, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, St.

[ 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.

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.”

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.

Olympus Will Build National Service Center in Bartlett, TN

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The Bartlett facility will be Olympus’ second national service center with the company’s first location residing in San Jose, CA. Olympus Will Build National Service Center in Bartlett, TN originally appeared on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

2014 Northern California Construction Management Scholarship Program

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A supplementary $500 is provided to an individual scholarship receiver who belongs to a dynamic CMAA Student Chapter Member The students who registered in CM programs at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Sacramento State, Chico State, Fresno State and San Jose State universities can avail the scholarship program. The Construction Management Association of America, Northern California Chapter (CMAA Nor Cal Chapter) is presenting 2014 Scholarships Program.