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Milpitas transit village gets underway

MILPITAS — A transit village has begun to rise next to The Great Mall in Milpitas, bringing apartments, an organic grocery store, a hotel and …

San Jose's BART extension is beginning to look like a real railroad; they turn on the electricity this month - Silicon Valley Business Journal

A Google-eye view of the Milpitas BART station under construction. The station is at the… more<p>For those who live near the two South Bay BART stations …

Stanford Health Care reveals drone footage of new Stanford Hospital under construction in Palo Alto (Video) - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Aerial drone footage of the under-construction Stanford Hospital building and its surroundings, courtesy of Stanford Health Care.<p>A rendering of how …

Silicon Valley

Green Roof Guide: Facebook's Rooftop Forest

New images of Facebook's Frank Gehry-designed Menlo Park campus expansion - Silicon Valley Business Journal

The next two buildings — to be constructed next to Building 20 — keep to the general “bigger floors are better” theme. One building will include …

BONE Structure plots California expansion for steel-framed home system - Silicon Valley Business Journal

That frame provides the precision that makes BONE Structure special, said Charles Bovet, Marc’s son who heads up the new San Francisco office. …

Spaceship Apple

Watch our private tour of Campus 2, Apple’s upcoming headquarters<p>Apple Campus 2<p>Three miles from Apple’s Cupertino, California headquarters, the tech giant is building something as massive as its own global reach: Apple’s Campus 2. The Spaceship, as many have nicknamed it, is over one mile in …

Shared Publication

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New Apple Campus 2 drone flyover offers latest close-up of construction progress

A new drone flyover video courtesy of YouTuber Matthew Roberts gives us our latest close-up look at Apple’s Campus 2 site scheduled for completion by the end of the year.<p>In the video, we get close-up shots of the research and development facility separate from the main circular structure, as well …

Construction

Google's latest plan for Charleston East office project in Mountain View (slideshow) - Silicon Valley Business Journal

A new rendering of the Charleston East project shows tentpole-like structures topped by… more<p>Last month, I brought you details of Google's latest …

Fremont: Warm Springs BART station opening expected in summer

With its structure nearly complete and testing of trains in its second month, the Warm Springs/South Fremont Bay Area Rapid Transit Station is …

Oakland

Apple offers a sneak peak of its amazing new campus theater

With Apple set to move into its new spaceship campus in January of 2017, the company today shared some progress updates on its construction efforts …

Construction

Watch: Levi’s Stadium construction viewed from space

From Google, aerial imagery of the Levi’s Stadium site, from an empty lot in 1993 to Super Bowl venue on February 1, 2016.

A 'game-changer' for San Jose: Apple scores approval to build 86-acre CA campus

<b>Dive Brief:</b><p>The San Jose, CA, city council has unanimously approved a 15-year development agreement with Apple to build up to 4.15 million square feet …

Construction

These huge Bay Area construction projects will finish this year - San Francisco Business Times

VTA Berryessa BART Extension Location: Fremont/Milpitas/San Jose Description: 10-mile,… more<p>This year will see a rash of residential, office, …

Construction

Golden State Plan Service allows California builders exchanges to share information - Sacramento Business Journal

The region's builders’ exchanges have joined the new statewide Golden State Plan… more<p>Dennis Mc<p>Using technology to become more efficient, builders’ …

Golden State

Robots Are Rare in the Construction Industry, but That Could Soon Change

Today, robots do everything from paint automobiles on the assembly line to perform surgery on human patients. But one big industry that hasn't yet …

Millennium Hotels & Resorts plans Sunnyvale hotel, apartments using modular construction and design by NBBJ - Silicon Valley Business Journal

“In a way we’re starting late, but instead of building an old-fashioned conventional hotel we’re building something that meets this new need,” Lee …

What California's droughts mean for the construction industry

While the California construction industry was severely impacted by the 2008 financial crisis, there is no doubt that it is now on an upward swing …

California economy is projected to grow faster than U.S. through 2020

California's economic growth will continue to outpace the rest of the nation over the next five years, according to a new forecast, though the expansion is expected to slow after next year.<p>Despite recent turmoil in the financial markets and slowing growth in China, the Los Angeles County Economic …

Apple Campus 2: New drone video shows progress of 'Spaceship' headquarters

Apple's multi-billion-dollar Campus 2 headquarters is taking shape, as over half of its circular main building reaches maximum five-floor height. A …

Construction
United States

Stanford Health "tops off" $2 billion new hospital's steel skeleton - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Officials at Stanford Health Care's March 23, 2015 topping off ceremony included (left to… more<p>Stanford Health Care topped off its $2 billion new …

The Pruneyard in Campbell: Ellis Parnters' concept for reviving the shopping center - Silicon Valley Business Journal

The 23,000 square feet represent a fraction of the current retail footprint there, but Ellis sees the additional space as crucial for supporting the …

Zanker Road opens demolition debris recovery facility - Construction & Demolition Recycling

Zanker Road Resource Management Ltd. has opened a 75-tons-per-hour (tph) demolition debris materials recovery facility (MRF) at its San Jose, …

Recycling

LinkedIn plans for new office, plus retail promenade in Mountain View development plans - Silicon Valley Business Journal

"The city has some unfunded, unscheduled projects that had to be postponed due to their budget," said Katie Ferrick, LinkedIn's senior community …

Google campus plan would explode the concept of buildings, workspace (renderings) - Silicon Valley Business Journal

"They're absolutely trying to remake a whole district in a city," Mozingo, who studies tech campuses. "There's no other company that's ever tried to …

Google

At Westfield Valley Fair Mall, Pirch and ShowPlace ICON Theater may be coming - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Part of a planning package turned into the city of Santa Clara show tenant signs for… more<p>Via city of Santa Clara<p>If you thought Westfield Valley Fair …