The City of Tempe is seeking a slate of consultants including architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, surveying, construction management, traffic engineering, environmental engineering, water and wastewater engineering. Applications are online and accepted until 4pm September 30, 2014. Go to their website at http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/public-works/engineering/current-bids-rfqs.
The due date for the San Francisco Police Department’s Traffic Company and Forensic Services Division Facility has been changed. The new date and time is September 29, 2014 at 4pm.
The Contra Costa Times reports, via ENR California, that Google is buying up hundreds of millions of dollars worth of small commercial office buildings throughout Silicon Valley. With 24 of these buildings alone in Mountain View, it may be that Google is betting on zoning and height restrictions loosening up in the coming years so…
Over 1,600 units of housing, as well as open space, retail and historic preservation are planned in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley, along the Bayshore Freeway. The project, which occupies the former site of the Schlage Lock Company and part of a Southern Pacific Rail Yard, will be developed by San Francisco’s Universal Paragon Corp. Van…
Sidney can walk backwards for two miles while describing architecture and California history and fielding rapid-fire questions from potential Stanford University student applicants on this campus tour. Not the easiest job, but she does it with a smile. Docents cover the architectural styles of the old and new buildings, construction methods, campus lore, as well…
Four development teams have been short-listed for the role of master developer at the Concord Naval Weapons Station. RFPs to those four will be going out in July. See the Contra Costa Times article link below. Four firms vying to be master developer for Concord Naval Weapons Station – Inside Bay Area.
Arup North America has been selected by the City of Berkeley to redesign Shattuck Avenue into a two-way street on the western, southbound side between University and Center Street in downtown Berkeley. .
BAR Architects has been hired to design the conversion of the historic Del Monte warehouse on Buena Vista Avenue, near the Estuary in Alameda, to apartments. See link below. Developer to transform historic Alameda warehouse into 309 waterfront apartments – San Francisco Business Times.
See link to the Contra Costa Times article below. Revamped plans for downtown San Ramon are unveiled – ContraCostaTimes.com.
The City of Berkeley has hired AECOM for a $1,000,000 traffic engineering term contract.