News From Webcor

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Webcor's LA Trade Partner Outreach Event Educates & Fosters New Connections

One Webcorian recently strategized a new approach to trade partner outreach events to ensure mutual success.

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Webcor Elevates Allison McCue to Senior VP, Project Planning, Completing Succession Plan

Webcor has elevated Allison McCue to senior vice president (SVP) of Project Planning, completing the company's leadership succession plan.

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Women Occupy All Lead Positions on BlackLine Tenant Improvement Project

The Blackline TI project may be the first all-female construction project in the history of the AEC industry.

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Webcor Elevates Jit Pahilajani to Executive VP, Builders as Part of Long-Term Succession Planning

In his role as EVP, Builders – a new position established as part of a long-term succession plan – Jit Pahilajani is responsible for all general contracting activities.

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Webcor Project Leaders Take New Approach to Community Partnership With Success Centers

Webcor has partnered with Success Centers, a Bay Area-based nonprofit whose mission is to “empower marginalized community members through education, employment, and art."

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Superintendent TRADES Group Partners With YEP to Strengthen Webcor’s DEI Efforts in the Field

Webcor’s Trade Respect and Diversity Engagement (TRADES) group has partnered with Youth Employment Partnership in Oakland.

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New Short Film Recognizes Heroes of Webcor Concrete

Hamza Shallwani, who's working at the Bay Meadows Station 5 project with Webcor Concrete, is back with a new short film recognizing the heroes of our trade.

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Cecilia Kucharski Named on SD Business Journal’s List of Top 50 Most Influential Women in Construction

Congratulations to Vice President Cecilia Kucharski on being selected as one of San Diego Business Journal’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Construction!

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Estimating Project Marked Webcor's 1st Work For Urban Vision Alliance, New Homeless Advocacy Organization

Sr. EVP/CFO Matt Reece was among those who spoke during a press conference that introduced the world to the Urban Vision Alliance (UVA).

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Ask a Woman of Webcor: Your Most Difficult Scope Item to Coordinate & Build

To wrap up Women in Construction Week, we are sharing the second article in Webcor's continuing series, "Ask a Woman of Webcor."

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Genesis Marina & Bay Meadows Teams Partner With Rebuilding Together

Webcor's Bay Meadows and Genesis Marina project teams partner with Rebuilding Together to support two Peninsula-area families in need.

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Ask a Woman of Webcor: Your Most Memorable Moments Working in Construction

Webcor will turn the spotlight on our amazing female employees with a new recurring series featuring Women of Webcor (WOW), our ERG for women.

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Construction Risks, Part 2: Climate Change

This is the second installment in a series on key risks facing the construction industry.

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Construction Risks, Part 1: People

Jes Pedersen laid out four key risk categories in his introductory article, each of which I will tackle on these pages. The first of these is THE PEOPLE PROBLEM.

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The Biggest Risks Faced by the Construction Industry

Webcor CEO Jes Pedersen introduces COO/President Matt Rossie's new series of articles exploring the key risks facing the construction industry.

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Webcorians Deliver a New Kind of Housing Project at the San Francisco Zoo

Webcorians recently delivered a dramatically improved habitat for Gauhati, a rhinoceros who lives at the SF Zoo.

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CEA Safety Award Reflects Webcor's Safety Culture

Webcor's Safety team has won two prestigious industry awards: CEA's President Safety Award and Excellence in Safety Award

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Webcor Superintendents Partner with CityBuild for Building Back Stronger Event

Three Superintendents represented Webcor at CityBuild’s two-day Building Back Stronger Through Partnerships event in San Francisco.

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Webcorians Support Best Buddies International in Annual Bike Challenge

Several Webcorians took on the 2021 Best Buddies Challenge: California, a 62.1-mile bike ride outside Petaluma that supports Best Buddies.

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2 Webcor Design-Build Project Teams Take Home Awards From DBIA Conference & Expo

The UC Merced 2020 and UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision design-build teams were recognized at this year’s DBIA Conference & Expo in Denver, CO.

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Webcorians Gather for 3rd South Bay Community Clean-up of the Year

Webcor's South Bay team gathered at Arena Green Park in downtown San Jose for its third community clean-up of the year.

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Genesis Marina, Delivered by Webcor, Becomes World’s 1st TRUE Precertified Construction Site in Recognition of Zero Waste Efforts

Genesis Marina is officially the world’s first Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) precertified construction site.

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A Tale of Two Cities

CEO/President Jes Pedersen introduces Webcor's newest initiative, Profitable Growth, in his latest LinkedIn article

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Project Spotlight: 2130 Post St, Seismic Surgery

2130 Post Street was truly a seismic surgery; weave in new structural components around existing MEP systems and finishes, then cover them up and blend them in.

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Four Seasons Private Residences at 706 Mission Earns LEED Silver® Certification

The 47-story, 700,000-square-foot luxury residential project adds LEED Silver® Certification to its resume.

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Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Boarding Area B at SFO Opens Its Gates

Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Boarding Area B at San Francisco Airport is ready for planes to board passengers and take off.

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Drywall Robot Gets a Workout at Newark Civic Center Project

If the experience at Newark Civic Center project is any indication, Webcor's future -- and that of the construction industry in general -- will definitely include robots.

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Webcor PA/PC Group Participates in Sausalito, CA Beach Clean-Up

In honor of Earth Day, Webcor's PA/PC group partnered with local non-profit Save the Bay to help pick up trash at the Fort Baker Horseshoe Cove in Sausalito.

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A Lasting Legacy in Los Angeles: Jardine Earns TCO

Webcor achieved TCO for Jardine on April 7, marking the significant completion of the 250,000-SF residential building in the heart of Los Angeles.

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Webcor Unveils a New Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility

Webcor is taking steps to elevate its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts to the next level.

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Batteries, Energy Resilience, and Webcor

Webcor CEO/President Jes Pedersen details the work Webcor and Indian Energy will do using three grants from the California Energy Commission.

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Cecilia Kucharski Rejoins Webcor as Vice President After 8 Years

As Webcor Vice President, Cecilia will focus on penetrating the San Diego market with a focus on life sciences, education, and healthcare.

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How the UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision Team Achieved LEED Gold Certification

Learn how the team achieved LEED Gold certification, surpassing the project's original sustainability goals.

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Webcor Bay Meadows Team Partners With There With Care

The Bay Meadows team partnered with There with Care , a Bay Area organization that provides services to families and children during the critical phase of a medical crisis.

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Webcor Hosts Virtual Fundraiser for LA Regional Food Bank

SoCal Webcorians raised $2,140 for the LA Regional Food Bank, which will go towards over 8,500 meals for LA residents in need.

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Webcorians Deliver PPE to Oakland Seniors in Need

Webcorians partnered with Rebuilding Together Oakland | Eastbay to help some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

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Webcor Steps Up to Help Union Square Prepare for the Holidays

Six Webcorians, including Tom Harrell, Assistant Superintendent Tim Scapin, and four concrete laborers stepped up to help USBID prepare for the holiday festivities.

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706 Mission Mexican Museum Receives Award of Merit - 2020 ENR Regional Best Project Awards

The Mexican Museum at 706 Mission recently won an Award of Merit at the 2020 ENR Regional Best Project Awards in the Cultural/Worship category.

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Webcor Releases 'Speak Up for Unity' Visuals for Project Sites

Soon, you'll be just as likely to see a "Speak Up for Unity" banner on a Webcor jobsite as you'll be to see one reminding employees to "Speak Up for Safety."

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Webcor Recognized for Ability to Prepare, Respond, & Recover from Cyber Attacks

Webcor recently won the 2020 CIO Magazine/OpenText Information Champion Award in the Cyber Resiliency category.

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Webcor's SFO American Airlines Project Achieves LEED Gold Certification

After much hard work from project team members, the SFO American Airlines project successfully earned LEED Gold Certification.

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'One Webcor' Philosophy Opens Doors for 3 Webcor Concrete Employees

When the Newark Civic Center project initially broke ground, Webcor planned for a staff of one senior superintendent – Justin Marsh – and one assistant superintendent.

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Webcor HQ’s WELL Gold Certification Reflects Company’s Core Values & Craftsmanship

When we began planning the renovation of Webcor's San Francisco headquarters in early 2018, we knew we wanted to build a space that reflected our craft, core values, and employee wellness.

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Webcor Continues Tradition of Intern Service Day

Intern Service Day gives interns a chance to volunteer and have fun while embracing two of Webcor’s core values – innovation and community.

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UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision Begins Staff Move-In

After four years of design and construction, UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision has received its Certificate of Occupancy

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Camp Pendleton Microgrid Project Puts Webcor at Front of Energy Resiliency Pack

Microgrids represent one of the markets that could have a huge impact on Webcor's profitability in the years ahead.

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2465 Van Ness Achieves TCO

Beginning in early July, you could put an offer for a condo at 2465 Van Ness, the luxury residential building being built by Webcor.

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Largest P3 Social Infrastructure Project In U.S. History Completed At UC Merced

After four years, a coalition of organizations has completed the largest P3 social infrastructure project in U.S. history.

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Webcorian Organizes Volunteer Clean-Up Event in Oakland

While the protests advocating for social justice and racial equality have been powerful and inspiring, some have coopted the movement for their own personal gain.

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QR Codes Have Reduced Hassle on the Job

As shelter-at-home orders expire throughout California, one of the measures Webcor is taking as the first phase of returning to the office involves a daily self-check-in.

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Preparing for Takeoff: SFO T1 BAB Reaches Stage 2 Milestone

On May 12th, the SFO Boarding Area B team successfully completed stage 2, achieving a major milestone for the design-build project.

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My Tipping Point

Like many of you, I have been following the tragic news of the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.

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Billion Dollar Baby: UC Merced Reaches Substantial Completion

On June 1st, 2020, the UC Merced team successfully achieved substantial completion on the 2020 campus expansion.

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Integrating Embodied Carbon Within Traditional Construction

March 29th marked the 1-year anniversary of Webcor’s partnership with the Carbon Leadership Forum.

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Celebrating Another Milestone for UC Merced 2020

Another significant milestone has been reached at the UC Merced Campus Expansion, with the team successfully completing the project’s hardscape.

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Webcorians Step Up to Help Local Food Banks

Embodying our core value of community, Webcorians across California are stepping up

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UCSF Block 33 Obtains TCO Six Days Early

Team Overcomes Series of Obstacles, Obtains TCO Six Days Early

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Finding Innovative Ways to Repurpose Old Hard Hats

Webcor Hard Hat Challenge

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Women of Webcor Group Heads to UC Merced for Panel Event

Construction, coffee, and candid conversations.

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Webcor Successfully Pilots Trailblazing New Tool

for Evaluating Carbon Emissions From Construction Materials

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Ceremony Marks Final Project Pour for Concrete Highrise

The 706 Mission project team celebrated a major milestone

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Webcor’s First Annual Project Engineer Mixer

For a more connected Project Engineer community

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Webcor Embraces the Potential of Neurodiversity

Honoring our commitment to diversity

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Tackling the Carbon Problem Before the Buildings Get Built

Webcor to Pilot the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculate (EC3 Tool)

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