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San Francisco State University Starts Construction for First-Year Residence Hall to Provide More Affordable Student Housing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — San Francisco State University recently held a ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for the West Campus Green (WCG) project. The project includes a first-year residence hall that will add 750 affordable beds, a dining facility, and a student health center. San Francisco State hired …

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C.W. Driver Begins Construction of Menifee Union School District Elementary School #15

MENIFEE, CA — C.W. Driver Companies, a builder serving California for more than 100 years, announces the start of construction on their newest project for Menifee Union School District, a $54.5 million K-5 elementary school that will have an estimated student capacity of 600 when it opens, with completion …

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C.W. Driver Companies Announces Completion of $52.5M Solis Park K-8 School Facility

IRVINE, CA — C.W. Driver Companies, a builder serving California for more than 100 years, announces the completion of the 108,000-square-foot K-8 Solis Park School campus for Irvine Unified School District, constructed within the FivePoint master-planned community known as Great Park Neighborhoods. The school welcomed kindergarten through fifth grade …

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HGA-Designed Child, Adolescent, and Adult Behavioral Health Services Center Breaks Ground at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

SAN JOSE, CA — The new Child, Adolescent, and Adult Behavioral Health Services Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) celebrates the groundbreaking for the primary phase of construction. Designed by national, interdisciplinary architectural and engineering firm HGA, the facility will consolidate Santa Clara County’s behavioral health offerings, …

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HGA Celebrates Groundbreaking at California State University Fullerton’s Visual Arts Complex

FULLERTON, CA — HGA participated in the groundbreaking for the Visual Arts Complex at California State University (CSU) Fullerton. The arts complex will support the Department of Visual Arts forward-looking views of art education, positioning the campus to better serve a growing and diverse student population.

The work encompasses the …

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Highland Fairview Names Stantec as Prime Consultant on $25B Net Zero World Logistics Center

MORENO VALLEY, CA — Stantec has been selected as the prime consultant for private real estate developer Highland Fairview’s World Logistics Center project in Moreno Valley, California. The estimated $25 billion investment will be constructed over seven years and will be the largest planned logistics and business park in …

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MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Celebrates the Topping Out of $80M Women's Health Pavilion

LAGUNA HILLS, CA — MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center, a nonprofit medical center in Orange County, celebrated the topping out, the marking of the placement of the last beam, of its forthcoming Women’s Health Pavilion. The new, $80 million, three-story, 40,000-square-foot facility, which is scheduled to open in summer 2023 in …

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Austin-Webcor JV Team Delivers World’s First WELL Core Certified Airport Terminal at San Francisco International Airport

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Boarding Area B (BAB) is officially the world’s first WELL Core Certified airport terminal, exceeding the wellness-focused designation’s requirements with the highest available rating — WELL Certified Platinum. WELL Certification is administered by the International WELL Building …

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HOK and McCarthy Chosen as Design-Build Team for UCLA Health Neuropsychiatric Hospital Project

LOS ANGELES, CA — HOK and McCarthy have been selected by UCLA Health to transform the former Olympia Medical Center in the Mid-Wilshire area of Los Angeles into a neuropsychiatric hospital.

UCLA Health’s inpatient neuropsychiatric program is currently housed in the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, located within Ronald …

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Latitude 33 Celebrates National and Regional DBIA Awards for County of San Diego Youth Transition Campus, Phase 1

SAN DIEGO, CA — Latitude 33 Planning & Engineering is celebrating two recent award wins from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for the County of San Diego Youth Transition Campus (YTC), Phase 1. The DBIA honored the project with a National Award of Merit in the Federal, State, County, …

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UC Davis Health Inaugurates Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute

SACRAMENTO, CA — UC Davis Health recently celebrated the opening of the new Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building and expansion of the Ambulatory Care Center. The facilities are providing hope to the vision-impaired for sight restoration through advanced technology, pioneering research, and some of the world’s best eye care …

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C.W. Driver Companies Begins Construction on New Chemistry & Biotechnology Building for MiraCosta College

OCEANSIDE, CA — C.W. Driver Companies, a builder serving California since 1919, announces construction commencement on a new, design-build, two-story Chemistry & Biotechnology Building for MiraCosta Community College District (MCCD) that will provide a science facility for 21st century learning science environments. Set for completion in July 2024, this …

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Erickson-Hall Completes Pacific Sky School in Del Mar Union School District

ESCONDIDO, CA — Erickson-Hall Construction Co. recently joined more than 100 educators, community members, and stakeholders to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Pacific Sky School in Del Mar Union School District. Located in San Diego, the new K-6 school was funded by the district's Measure MM passed in 2018. The …

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Critical Construction Underway in Advance of Harbor-UCLA Expansion

TORRANCE, CA — Large-scale utility construction is underway at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center campus, part of preparations for the replacement hospital currently in the design phase.

Health care builder Abbott Construction is leading the make-ready utility project to support the new 400,000-square-foot outpatient treatment and support building. The work goes …

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C.W. Driver Completes $50.9M Multi-Disciplinary Facility - Building M for Long Beach City College

LONG BEACH, CA — C.W. Driver Companies announces the completion of a 95,500-square-foot, multi-disciplinary facility for Long Beach City College. Designed to be a 21st-century learning environment and achieve LEED Gold Certification, the $50.9-million, three-story facility is the first design-build project funded by the state of California. Located on the …

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Erickson-Hall Completes Los Alamitos High School STEM Building

ESCONDIDO, CA — Erickson-Hall Construction Co. recently joined the Los Alamitos Unified School District for a ribbon cutting ceremony of Los Alamitos High School's new $52-million STEM Building. The program featured speakers from the school, district, Board of Education, and development team, as well as performances by the student marching …

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Balfour Beatty, LINXS Constructors Tops Out Sixth and Final LAX People Mover Station with Structural Steel

LOS ANGELES, CA — Balfour Beatty, as part of LINXS Constructors, announces another major milestone on the ongoing modernization of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with the placement of the last structural steel beam for the Automated People Mover (APM) train stations. This achievement signifies substantial progress …

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Blach Construction Celebrates Grand Opening of Tanforan Memorial Statue and Plaza

SAN BRUNO, CA — Blach Construction recently joined the Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee (TACMC) to celebrate the unveiling of a historic memorial plaza and bronze statue to honor the 8,000 Bay Area residents of Japanese ancestry who were unjustly imprisoned at Tanforan “Assembly Center” during World War II.

Located …

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Clark Construction Delivers Snapdragon Stadium on Schedule

SAN DIEGO, CA — Clark Construction Group recently joined San Diego State University (SDSU) leaders, city officials, and guests to cut the ribbon on the Snapdragon Stadium.

Designed as a hub for sports and entertainment, the new 35,000-capacity venue provides a home field for SDSU Aztec Football, as well as …

Presidio Tunnel Tops, National Park Destination in the Presidio of San Francisco, Opens to the Public

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi along with community leaders and Partnership for the Presidio representatives celebrated the opening of Presidio Tunnel Tops. This new park destination marks the culmination of a 20-year transformation of the Presidio's waterfront. Presidio Tunnel Tops adds 14 acres to the Golden Gate …

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Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor Vision Report Unveils Two Proposed Design Concepts

A team of faculty at the University of Hawaii Community Design Center, School of Architecture, and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning recently completed the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor Vision Report, which created a concept/vision plan for the harbor and generated a conceptual cost estimate for the vision …

Construction Underway on Mt. San Jacinto College STEM Facility

RIVERSIDE, CA — Mt. San Jacinto College students, faculty, staff, and community members celebrated a milestone and the official start of construction on the new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) facility at its new Menifee campus. DLR Group is designing the facility, which will prepare students for in-demand STEM …

DLR Group to Design New School in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA ― The San Francisco Unified School District has hired DLR Group to collaborate with design-build team McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. on the delivery of the new Mission Bay School to serve one of the city’s newest and fastest growing neighborhoods.

Mission Bay is a diverse and thriving …

San Diego Unified Leaders, Kensington Community Join Franklin Elementary Students in Kicking Off Campus Modernization

SAN DIEGO, CA — A Kensington landmark is getting a major renovation from C.W. Driver Companies. Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet School students, alumni, community members, and San Diego Unified School District representatives grabbed shovels to pose in front of a makeshift dirt mound, as part of the district’s traditional …

Construction Begins on Long-Awaited Compton High School

LOS ANGELES, CA — Construction is officially underway at the new Compton High School in California. DLR Group's designers recently joined dignitaries, school district leaders, staff, students, and community members to celebrate the milestone.

"A cornerstone of our district's turnaround and elevation has been our investment in facilities improvements, …

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C.W. Driver Companies Completes Swenson Family Hall of Engineering at Chapman University

ORANGE, CA — C.W. Driver Companies announces completion of the three-story Swenson Family Hall of Engineering at Chapman University, the new home of the Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering. The project consisted of a 31,000-square-foot interior build-out within the existing Keck Center for Science and Engineering, …

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Unveils New Expansion Tower

SACRAMENTO, CA — Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) recently celebrated the completion of a new 58,000-square-foot hospital expansion tower, designed by the Sacramento office of global architecture and engineering firm Stantec. This first phase of SSRRH’s major expansion and renovation project will enhance access to acute hospital services …

UC Regents Approve Plan for New Hospital at Parnassus Heights

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — UC San Francisco has received approval for its plans to build a hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights to meet the region’s growing demand for specialty care and California’s rigorous hospital seismic requirements.

The University of California Board of Regents voted to …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …