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A recent law allows homeowner to sell ADUs like condos, boosting homeownership. Here’s how AB 1033 works

Jul 10, 2024 (0) comment , , ,

A Larchmont Village home and ADU of Danielle Rago and Darren Hochberg, who commissioned the Los Angeles Design Group to design them a family compound. A new law allows property owners to build and sell ADUs like condos. (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times) Accessory dwelling units, also referred to as ADUs and “granny flats,” […]

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10 Tips for Submitting Better Bids

May 23, 2024 (0) comment , ,

Putting together a winning bid proposal, or even a competitive one, takes knowledge and skill. It’s a bit more complicated than just putting some numbers together and hoping for the best. Good bid preparation requires a lot of time and effort and involves everything from reading and fully understanding the plans and specifications to accurately […]

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April 2024 wins: Contractors report their latest awards

May 02, 2024 (0) comment , , , ,

Here is a round up the newest project wins from some of the country’s biggest builders including Barton Malow, Boldt and Clark. Flatiron recently won new airport projects worth approximately $270 million, including work at Denver International. Courtesy of Denver International Airport   Project awards are the lifeblood of every construction firm, as they indicate […]

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Disneyland gets initial nod for $1.9B investment

Apr 25, 2024 (0) comment , ,

Anaheim City Council gave preliminary approval to a 10-year plan that would create 7,800 construction jobs, according to the California governor’s office. Ariana DeBose performs at Disneyland on November 11, 2023 in Anaheim, California. The city just gave initial approval to a $1.9 billion development project at the park. Charley Gallay/Stringer via Getty Images   […]

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5 steps to keep change orders from becoming disputes

Apr 19, 2024 (0) comment , , ,

Divergence from the original plans on construction projects is unavoidable. But that doesn’t have to lead to a dispute.   Disputes over change orders don’t have to end up in court.   Contractors often must balance the demands of owners, government agencies and general contractors, all while trying to make a profit. But the construction […]

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Tax tips for small business owners

Mar 29, 2024 (0) comment , , , ,

Discuss these ideas with your tax professional to potentially reduce your tax liability for this year and beyond. SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE OFTEN LOOKING FOR ways to minimize their company’s tax liability. That may mean evaluating your company’s current financial performance and adjusting your tax strategy accordingly, taking advantage of tax-friendly pass-through provisions. Whatever your […]

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10 of the Most Interesting ADUs in the World

Mar 21, 2024 (0) comment , , ,

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have become increasingly popular in recent years, and with that popularity comes a growing number of companies specializing in their construction. From modern, minimalist designs to unique, quirky structures, these companies are creating some of the most unique  ADUs. Here is a look at ten companies behind the construction of the […]

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California launches site to track $180B in infrastructure investment

Feb 23, 2024 (0) comment , ,

The map provides a broad overview of the work that is underway. California’s high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of many projects in the state’s new tracker. The image by NC3D is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Brief: California launched a new state website to track $180 billion in infrastructure […]

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Welcome to the ‘Death Star’: Everything to know about Las Vegas’ state-of-the-art Allegiant Stadium hosting Super Bowl LVIII

Feb 09, 2024 (0) comment , ,

A general view of the Allegiant Stadium, the host of Super Bowl LVIII. Carlos Barria/Reuters After 18 weeks of NFL regular season games and three rounds of grueling playoff action, Super Bowl LVIII is set. The Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers on February 11 to crown the 2023 season’s champion. The […]

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$3B in funding secured to begin construction of Las Vegas-Southern California high-speed rail

Feb 01, 2024 (0) comment , ,

U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen recently announced that $3 billion in funding has been secured to begin construction of the Las Vegas to Southern California high-speed rail project. According to a news release, the funding for the Brightline West high-speed rail system comes from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. According to Brightline, the expected travel time between […]

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