Construction

Edison High building wins design award

The Edison High School Academic Building won the Excellence in Design award from the Coalition for Adequate School Housing and American Institute of Architects’ California Council.

Clovis illegal contractor sting nets 19

An undercover sting conducted by the Contractors State License Board last week in Clovis resulted in 19 people being cited on illegal contracting charges.

Startup homebuilder breaks ground in Visalia

Homegrown homebuilders: San Joaquin Valley Homes partners (left to right) Jim Robinson, Joe Leal and Randy MerrillJoe Leal, president of San Joaquin Valley Homes, likes to call his company “a homegrown homebuilder.”

Sting nabs 12 bogus contractors in Madera

Twelve individuals were cited for misdemeanor illegal contracting during a Contractors State Licensing Board (CSLB) undercover sting operation conducted Jan. 22-23 in the Madera Ranchos subdivision in Madera.

Granville Homes commits $100K to ‘Talking is Teaching’ campaign

Granville Homes will contribute $100,000 to a new campaign launched this month to boost the early brain development and language skills of young children in Fresno.

Fresno architect recognized at International Builders’ Show

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recognized Fresno architect Arthur Dyson with two awards as part of the organization’s 2014 Best in American Living Awards (BALA), an annual event held January 21 during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

Longtime BIA executive Keenan to retire

Robert Keenan, the longtime director of the Building Industry Association of Tulare and Kings Counties (BIATKC) announced earlier this month that he plans to retire at the end of January.

Local senior housing facilities nominated for design awards

Four Central Valley senior housing developments were nominated for architecture and design awards by Senior Housing News.

Rail project kicks off with Fresno groundbreaking

Dignitaries sign a rail at Tuesday's high-speed rail groundbreaking in Fresno. From left, Gov. Jerry Brown, California First Lady Anne Gust Brown, Rep. Jim Costa, building trades representative Robbie Hunter and Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin Photo by Hannah EsquedaNational, state and local leaders convened in Fresno this morning to break ground on the first leg of the California high-speed rail system. 

Year in Review: Construction and Real Estate

The Square at Campus Pointe near Fresno State kicked off major work this year to usher in a new movie theater and retail stores in 2015.Several commercial, industrial and residential projects gained renewed momentum in 2014 as the Central Valley economy continued to recover from the recession.