Month: August 2017

News Article Month of August 2017

From the Desk of Randy Smith Construction to boom in Northern CA creating new jobs, constant work for BAC trades Just a few short years ago the words like Apple, Google, Facebook, and so on were not even a part of our vocabulary, but as the tech industry in Silicon Valley has exploded, these are now words that we use many times daily. Apple, the world’s most profitable company has a huge, and ever growing, presence in our area with the original Apple facilities in Cupertino and now the Apple II Campus growing every day. The Apple II Campus is slated for completion by end of 2017. This project started in 2013, and covers over 175 acres and showcases nearly every BAC trade’s work.  The huge spaceship shaped facility is 2.8 million square feet including offices, research and development spaces, restaurants, auditorium, theatre, wellness center, transit facility and private areas for employees.  The incredible parking structures provide spaces for 11,000 vehicles.  The energy supply is generated from solar panels on the roof of the structure generating 17 megawatts of power-the biggest solar roof in the world.  This project has provided work for BAC 3 members doing CMU’s, pavers, marble, stone, tile, terrazzo, caulking and patching.  Apple spared no cost in the use of elaborate design and construction materials to create this state-of-the-art home to their ever-growing technology empire. Google,...

Read More