Special Coverage: Construction Industry Conference 2017
Building a ready-to-employ workforce
The North Bay construction industry has rolled out a new program to give high-school seniors not planning on college a hands-on chance to discover whether a well-paying career in the trades is a better option.
Getting out of the way of the jobs-housing rebalance
The San Francisco Bay Area’s approach to housing creation needs serious remodeling to end the crisis-level shortfall, says the leader of a major homebuilder group.
Local economies need to be ‘nimble’ to survive what’s coming
Such economies are preparing their workforces for the employability cliff that’s coming with robotics and artificial intelligence, says a consultant to business boosters nationwide.
Accessorizing the Bay Area toward more housing
One solution to the housing crisis gripping the North Bay and the rest of the San Francisco region is to add homes to the ones that already exist, according to Marin County-based advocate for accessory dwelling units.
How to build affordable housing affordably
One solution to the Bay Area affordable-housing crisis might be a public-private-nonprofit effort.
SMART is coming; where’s the housing?
‘We have a lifetime opportunity right now because of this train that’s coming to town to create and re-energize neighborhoods….’