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The Rise of Biotech and Life Science Buildings in the Bay Area

Over the past few years, we have seen a rise in biotech and life science building construction in the Bay Area. These developments have been quite common in San Francisco for a long time, but their development has recently accelerated. In some cases, due to a lack of square footage in more popular cities, we’ve ...

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Project Spotlight: BioSquare, a place to construct the future

We are proud to have worked with Blue Rise Ventures and DES on this market-ready life sciences space. The purpose of this project was to build an incredible home for the next generation of great biotech and life science companies in the South Bay.

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Building A Career At South Bay Construction (SBC)

South Bay Construction is a small company that builds really big things, and we’ve got the track record to show for it. Our projects are one of the many aspects that attracts people to come work for us since we’re one of the few companies of our size taking on projects of the scale and ...

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Project Spotlight: Mission Park Marketplace

When South Bay Construction was presented with a new construction project in Santa Clara that included the building of the five-story Element Hotel and accompanying retail spaces, we were confident we could bring our expertise to the task. We were brought in to assist Washington Holdings, which owns a 42-acre business park in the area, …

2020 Tenant Improvement Trend Predictions

The latest trends in tenant improvement projects influence what construction companies are building, where they’re working, and how jobs are getting done. From sustainability concerns to accessibility, priorities in tenant improvement projects are shifting, and the latest changes to the field are giving rise to new opportunities. California’s construction market continues to be dynamic, and …

The California Labor Shortage Explained

California is known as much for its rapid tech sector growth as the market demand created by swells of incoming residents. Even before Silicon Valley’s birth and expansion, the state’s sunny skies and quality of life drew flocks of newcomers. Now, the Bay Area and beyond is dealing with the unprecedented demands created by this …

Rising Construction Costs: What Your Company Should Do Next

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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 …

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