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Rising Construction Costs: What Your Company Should Do Next

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The construction industry is built with a strategy in mind: assembling anything from the ground up takes time, foresight, and a reliance on tried-and-true methods. But recent increases in material costs have required construction companies to reconsider the building blocks of their business. In the Bay Area especially, where there is a high demand for …

2018 Year in Review: Celebrating South Bay Construction’s 40th Anniversary

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Put the champagne on ice — South Bay Construction is celebrating its 40th year! When the company started in 1978, our vision was to build high-quality, cost-effective development projects. Since then we’ve grown in size, range of projects, and the technologies we use to meet our goals. Through every challenge and success, however, we’ve relied …

Project Spotlight: Creekside, 237 @ First, and 24Hundred Mission

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With the tech boom showing no signs of stopping, the San Francisco Bay Area continues to be an exciting place for innovation and development. But this tech corridor isn’t just home to consumer-facing software companies — plenty of industries call the area home, and they are all deserving of top-of-the-line facilities. At South Bay Construction, …

Project Spotlight: 550 Allerton Street

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Redwood City is a place of vibrant contradiction. It’s situated amidst the stunning scenery of Northern California, but it’s also an outpost of Silicon Valley: easy access to nature exists side-by-side with cutting-edge technology. South Bay Construction teamed up with Form4 and Premia to build a striking building that played on this contrast. The result …

5 Innovations in Construction Tech to Watch in 2019

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  The tech industry is prompting innovation in construction on an ever greater scale, bringing to the table new solutions designed to enhance productivity, improve the functionality of materials, and offer wider choices to both crew and client. With an eye toward growth, progress, and sustainability, here are five innovations in construction to keep an …

How We Got Here: A Celebration of People

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When South Bay Construction first started in 1978, we knew that the success of every completed project depended on the people behind it. Our core goal — of providing timely, sustainably-built projects that exceed client expectations, while nurturing long-lasting relationships — has been met time and time again through the dedication of our team and …

8 Construction Management Software Solutions that Get the Job Done

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Construction sites are dynamic: from managing teams and consulting clients to the logistics of building the site itself, each job relies upon multiple moving parts for successful completion. Construction management software (CMS) helps alleviate the burden of multi-tasking by increasing transparency on a job site, streamlining numerous processes, and facilitating transitions between teams, clients, and …

Project Spotlight: 889 Winslow St.

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From a construction perspective, Redwood City is a fascinating and inspiring place to launch a large project. The area is rich in both natural beauty and architectural history, with landmark buildings standing beside fanning palm trees and the impressive redwoods for which the city is named. At the same time, the city is located within …

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence in Construction

NEWS, SBC Culture /

As we look back on four decades as a construction company in the Bay Area, we’re marking this company milestone by reflecting on some of our favorite projects. We’ve encountered all manner of hurdles while tackling tenant improvements and innovative new builds, but whether we’re taking a site back to the drawing board or retrofitting …

7 New Innovations Breaking Ground in the Construction Industry

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The construction industry is one of the largest in the world, and technology — from power drills to bulldozers — has always played a key role in a job well done. Often viewed as a more traditional industry than the innovative tech space, more and more businesses are making the move to streamline their processes …