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Building Industry

September 15, 2018, 11am PDT
With the price of steel increasing significantly since the beginning of the year, the construction industry has little choice but to build through a more expensive process.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 21, 2018, 7am PDT
San Francisco Chronicle energy reporter David R. Baker sheds some light on the nation's first state building code requiring that solar panels be included in new home construction, adopted by the California Energy Commission on May 9.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 26, 2016, 8am PST
A heated political battle over funding for the Washington State Building Code Council shows how legislated mandates for energy efficiency must also fund regulators to back them up.
Crosscut
July 10, 2014, 7am PDT
Mark Fahey cites data from Crain's and the New York Building Congress showing that New York City's improving economy has percolated big numbers of hires through all levels of the building industry.
Crain's New York Business
February 7, 2009, 1pm PST
Ron Loveridge, the mayor of the Inland Empire's largest city, Riverside, details how regional and local leaders are working to recover from the effects of the foreclosure crisis.
The Planning Report
November 30, 2008, 11am PST
Local and regional governments in Riverside County, California, have assembled a "Red Team" task force to mitigate the impacts of the foreclosure crisis in the fastest growing region in the state.
The Planning Report