Here is a list of projects that are currently under threat of a Project Labor Agreement or environmental extortion.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 15:22

Salinas Union High School District Bond

salinas-highLocation: Salinas (Central Coast)

Projected Cost: $300 Million

$300 million school construction bond is under PLA threat. This joins several other recent projects in the region.

JHMainEntranceLocation: Monterey (Central Coast)

Projected Cost: $52.8 Million

The County received a conditional State award of $35 million to
construct a new facility. The Board of Supervisors has approved the
financing plan for an additional $17.8 million, for a total project cost
of $52.8 million.



Location: Petaluma (Bay Area)

Projected Cost: $120 Million

Riverfront is a mixed use project divided into four development areas with several open/space/community areas.  The site encompasses 35.71 gross acres.  The maximum full build-out of the project would include up to 273 residential units, up to 90,000 square feet of commercial space, a select hotel with up to 120 units, and approximately 4.0 acres of parks and a system of multiuse trails.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 18:37

McKinley Village


Location: East Sacramento (Sacramento)

Projected Cost: TBD


The McKinley Village project will build 336 homes and a 4,200-square-foot recreation center on nearly 49 acres. It will occupy an eye-shaped parcel surrounded by the Capital City Freeway and elevated tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad.



Location: Downtown (San Diego)

Projected Cost: $1.6 billion

The 12 acre site is to be home to a 2 phase project which includes office space, hotel and retail elements. The first phase, which is said to be completed in 2015, would include 240,000 sq/ft of commercial office space along with a 1000 room convention style hotel, a 193 room standard hotel and about 35,000 sq/ft of retail space.

A federal judge on May 28 ruled in favor of a developer and the U.S. Navy, saying their plans to redevelop a 14.7-acre, four-block waterfront site in downtown San Diego can proceed without further environmental review.


Monday, 19 May 2014 06:28

Jamul Casino

Jamul Casino Location: Jamul

 Projected Cost: $360 million

 The Jamul Indian Tribe has been working on getting a casino built for 10 years and it appears they are  now moving forward. CW Driver is the GC and we suspect that the unions are pushing for a PLA.

Thursday, 10 April 2014 06:57

Oxnard School District

OSDLocation: Oxnard (Central Coast)

Projected Cost: TBD

The Elementary school district is considering placing a PLA on their upcoming construction program. Eric Christen as been asked to make a presentation at their next board meeting.


Thursday, 27 March 2014 00:24

Fairfield/Vacaville Train Station

Fairfield-Vacaville Train Station

Location: Fairfield/Vacaville Train Station (Bay Area)

Projected Cost: TBD

The Fairfield/Vacaville Train Station project is scheduled to be developed on City-owned property located at the southeast corner of Peabody Road and Vanden/Cement Hill Road. The train station will serve as a stop for Fairfield and Vacaville residents using the Capitol Corridor.

Entry9850 090814Location: Ventura County (Central Coast)

Projected Cost: $1,000,000.00

The project will require selective demolition to install new concrete curbs, purlins, metal siding and roll up doors. Minor electrical and plumbing work included.

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 22:32

Santa Barbara North County Jail

Santa Barbara County JailLocation: North County Santa Barbara, Santa Maria (Central Coast)

Projected Cost: $140 million

The North County Jail construction is expected to cost at least $96.1 million. The county will pay more than $17.3 million annually to fund the jail's operating cost.

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