Paso Robles urged to reduce housing permitting barriers
The Building, Design and Construction Cluster of the Economic Vitality Corp., a group of building industry professionals in San Luis Obispo County, wants Paso Robles to consider updating its permitting fees to reduce barriers to developing affordable housing. The group, part of the SLO Economic Strategy Project, recently submitted a letter to the city with Read More →
Containment strategy: Steel structures get the nod for restaurants, offices
With a few shipping container-based developments on the way in the region and several more in the planning stages, a handful of local firms are turning an already revolutionary item into a niche business that continues to gain popularity.
Architectural products maker to leave Carpinteria
Forms+Surfaces plans to vacate its 65,000-square-foot campus in Carpinteria, a move that will affect 50 jobs as it shifts work to Arizona and other parts of California.
At home in California: Oxnard furniture chain is growing fast
Oxnard-based Urban Home has 200 employees and expects to outgrow its new headquarters again within a few years.
Building better transit: Designworks USA lands BART contract
A Thousand Oaks-based firm has won the job of designing commuter train cars for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District.