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At issue is how 41 courthouse projects planned around California will be funded after the state Legislature cut $310 million from the judicial branch’s budget this year.
Santa Barbara’s proposed $152 million criminal courthouse project is expected to create 3,500 direct and indirect jobs in the area over a five-year period, representing a major economic boost to the region’s sagging construction industry. Local builders say the project will likely be handed to a larger, out-of-town general contractor who can handle the scope Read More →
The California judicial branch is moving ahead with plans to build a $152 million courthouse in Santa Barbara
The state judicial branch should focus on helping the local economy along as it builds its $152 million courthouse in Santa Barbara
The California Judicial Branch has zoomed in on a downtown Santa Barbara location where it plans to build a $152 million criminal courthouse, a massive project that would create an estimated 3,500 direct and indirect jobs in the area as the South County’s criminal and traffic court operations are consolidated under one roof. The state court Read More →
As one of the only ground-up buildings to be constructed in Santa Barbara’s downtown core in years, the new law office complex at 1100 Santa Barbara St. is something of an anomaly. Also rare is the $1.3 million price tag and eight-month construction time line — the 6,000-square-foot project was under budget and ahead of Read More →