Construction projects aren’t known for their efficiencies and streamlined processes.
San Joaquin County needed 3,000 more unemployed workers like it needed a hole in the head, but that’s what it got with the closing of the NUMMI auto plant in Fremont and the related layoffs at its major suppliers.
When the president announced his federal stimulus plan, jurisdictions across the nation crossed their fingers for funding, and Placer County got in line.
Like many couples, Grass Valley residents Kendra Delaney and Rob Riley are searching for the perfect home. They’d like the house to be fewer than 10 years old, have at least three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious kitchen and room for Delaney’s 6-year-old son, Sam. One other detail: The house must also be able to accommodate Delaney’s 62-year-old father, Jim Delaney.
The credit crunch and a wave of foreclosures swept the Capital Region housing market like a wildfire, turning the landscape into a scorched ruin with many familiar features gone, including some well-known names in home building and residential development.
A serendipitous land purchase in Auburn is breathing life into a town property hard-hit by the economy.
As the economy continues to struggle, finance and banking lawyers across the country are seeing an increase in commercial loan workouts, which range from simple loan modifications to complicated bankruptcies.
As Otto Construction’s Mike Feuz flips through the list of his company’s current projects, a pattern begins to emerge.
This month, Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Sacramento First Task Force will make recommendations as to how the city could get the most value from a proposed sports and entertainment complex.
The economy and state budget woes have slashed millions of dollars from public transit, forcing hundreds of layoffs, service cuts and fare increases that have pushed the price of a bus ride in Sacramento to among the highest in the nation.