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.

Valley construction down from last year

Permits for single-family homes in the Valley fell 26.5 percent in the first six months of 2014 from the year before.Construction activity slowed in the first six months of the year compared to 2013, especially when it came to new homes cropping up in the San Joaquin Valley.

Tractor Supply Co. chooses Madera site

Tractor Supply Co., a national chain, plans to build a new store in Madera.

Work to start on Kingsburg Depot

Kingsburg Depot.
After decades of fundraising, preservation efforts and a $1.1 million state transportation grant, the historic Kingsburg Depot will undergo a refurbishment project that will restore the structure to its 1923 grandeur.

Apartment complex coming up in northeast Fresno

In a dirt field surrounded by houses, a new apartment complex taking shape at the corner of Nees and Chestnut avenues will soon provide more living options for residents of northeast Fresno.