S.F. school district reaches tentative agreement with tradespeople, staving off strike

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Unified School District has reached a memorandum of understanding with tradespeople who had pledged to strike Monday to protest what they called unfair labor practices, the school district said Sunday night. Common Crafts employees include about 80 plumbers, carpenters, roofers and other tradespeople, according to the San Francisco Building […]

Designer Crafts Warm, Modern Spaces

689 San Rafael, CA — One of the most fascinating aspects of the kitchen and bath industry is the diverse, winding paths many professionals took to get here. Bay Area-based designer Barbra Bright, CKD, is an excellent example of this. For years, she worked with a show band as a dancer and costume designer. When […]

CA Is Poised to Encourage “Smart” AC Units

Brace yourself – the California Energy Commission (CEC) recently dropped a 600-page draft of updates to the 2025 state building code. If you can get through it, you’ll find a lot of really thoughtful changes (our comments on the draft). One particular bright spot is the push toward installing heat pumps or “smart” ACs in existing buildings, instead […]

YIMBY Tours 300 Kansas Street For Official Topping-Out in San Francisco

Spear Street Capital has announced the official topping out of 300 Kansas Street in San Francisco. The unique six-story purpose-built workspace straddles the Design District and Potrero Hill neighborhoods, offering a zero-carbon R&D and advanced manufacturing facility for prospective tenants, with commanding views of San Francisco’s central business district. Webcor, the general contractor, is expected […]

Veterans National Property Services – Latest News on The News Front

TAMPA, FLORIDA — Veterans National Property Services, a veteran-owned and operated roofing contractor in Tampa, announces an expansion of its high-quality roofing services under the leadership of Ruben Calles. This expansion signifies the company’s ongoing commitment to elevating the roofing industry standards in the Tampa Bay area. With years of experience serving the community, Veterans National […]

Home Renovations That Will Pay You Back

Vesnaandjic / Getty Images When it’s time to remodel, many homeowners head to home improvement stores like Lowe’s to buy the supplies they need to complete their home projects. It’s a smart idea, especially since the right projects can put more money back into your pocket. See: 10 Kitchen Renovations That Will Hurt Your Home’s […]