California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Jose

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts for billings in the San Jose area

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

San Jose contractor pays $250K to settle labor trafficking suit

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Department of Labor alleged that 22 Full Power Properties workers were not paid and were held in captivity by one of the company's unlicensed subcontractors

City Scoop: San Jose

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

Workers allegedly held in captivity by construction subcontractor in San Jose pay theft case


An unlicensed subcontractor hired by San Jose, California-based Full Power Properties allegedly held 22 workers in captivity and recently paid the workers for back wages, according to an announcement by the U.S.

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.

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

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 Building Companies Opens San Jose Office

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SAN FRANCISCO and SAN JOSE, Calif. -- McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Located in San Jose, the office will offer greater accessibility to McCarthy''s Peninsula and South Bay clients, such as Stanford University and the Irvine Company, and strategically position the company in one of the country''s fastest growing and most economically vibrant regions. is opening a Silicon Valley office, effective May 15.

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

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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

Top 100 Most Innovative Cities Named

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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.

Business Facilities’ 2018 Global Rankings Report

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Business Facilities' 2018 Global Rankings Report measures international locations’ progress on a range of factors, including cybersecurity, renewable energy, economic growth potential, global competitiveness, and beyond.

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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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.

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.

NextEV Opens North American HQ In California

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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

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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FTA issues decision for $4.7B California BART extension

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Officials can now begin the engineering phase and apply for federal funding for the six-mile line expansion into San Jose and Santa Clara

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

ENR California Best Projects 2018 Water/Environment: Penitencia Seismic Retrofit

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In delivering seismic retrofits to the Penitencia delivery main and force main near San Jose, the design team faced two major issues

FTA issues decision for $4.7B California BART extension project

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Officials can now begin the engineering phase and apply for federal funding for the six-mile line expansion into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara

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

Outpatient clinics bring the VA closer to injured veterans


This fall, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Palo Alto Health Care System in California is opening a three-story, 95,000-sf Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in the scenic Silver Creek section of San Jose. The new clinic—which will replace a 65,000-sf, single-story facility that opened 22 years ago—features design, operational, and service elements that define the VA’s recent approaches to veterans’ care and staff management


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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

22 Construction Workers Held Captive Paid $250K

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

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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.

Coalition of mayors around the globe pledge net-zero buildings by 2030


mayors in Los Angeles, New York City, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Monica, and Washington D.C., A coalition of 19 mayors from the C40 group signed a pledge in August to make all new buildings net-zero carbon by 2030. The mayors also agreed that all buildings in their cities, old and new, will be net-zero by 2050. signed the agreement. Homes, offices, and other buildings where people work are among the greatest contributors to climate change

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.

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.

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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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+.

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.

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

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.”

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.

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.