Construction

Northeast Fresno apartments start back up

Ellis Enterprises of Fresno has restarted construction this month on its ninth apartment complex, building up a 5-acre site at the northwest corner of Willow and Alluvial avenues.

During drought, pool construction at five-year high

Ben and Jeff Bogdanof of Vineyard Pools in Clovis said as the economy starts to recover, consumers can spend more money on home improvement projects like pools. Photo by Vineyard Pools Water is the topic on everyone’s minds this summer. Where to get it, how to conserve it and how much is left are common questions residents and municipalities are asking each other. But as the statewide drought deepens, some have begun asking another question — are swimming pools in poor taste?

Lyles, Krazan make top construction firms lists

Two Central Valley engineering and construction firms made it into the latest lists released by Engineering News Record.

Construction begins on luxury apartments for seniors

Oakmont Senior Living broke ground on a 75,000-square-foot luxury retirement community in Fresno on Sept. 3. The center is located at 5606 N. Gates Avenue and will cater to active seniors in search of resort-style amenities. 

Infrastructure grant to boost south Fresno industry

South Fresno's industrial sector will get some needed upgrades thanks to a $2.5 million federal grant to the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District.

New downtown Fresno apartments in works

Another vacant lot is getting new life in downtown Fresno as Pyramid Homes makes progress on a 16-studio apartment project at Divisadero Street and College Avenue.

Pana-Pacific moves to Fancher Creek

John Trenberth, president of Pana-Pacific.Pana-Pacific, a technology-based company currently located at 80 Van Ness in Fresno, is moving into a new 150,000 square feet industrial building in the Fancher Creek Business Park near Belmont and Fowler avenues in east Fresno.

Fresno apprentices are ready for high-speed rail

Trainees are schooled in metal conduit.
Public and private workforce officials reported Friday that trainees are job-ready and prepared for construction trades that are needed to build the high-speed rail project through the Central Valley.

Mark III Construction opens Fresno office

Tristan Hankla.Mark III Construction of Sacramento has expanded its mechanical, electrical, and underground services to the Central Valley.

First Fresno rail demolition set for Monday

Fresno's vacant Hollywood Inn will become the first building in the area to be demolished as part of the high-speed rail project.California High Speed Rail Authority Spokesperson Elizabeth Jonasson said the contractor on the 29-mile Fresno-to-Madera route will carry out the first construction related demolition of a building on Monday.