Construction Underway on 4.8-Megawatt SunPower Helix Carport System at CSU Long Beach

The A to Z of Building

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and SunPower Corp. Nasdaq: SPWR) announced today that construction is underway on a 4.8-megawatt SunPower® Helix™ Carport solar power system

Granada Tile’s Tunis Cement Tile Shines As Kitchen Tile

The Cement Tile

Granada Tile Company’s Tunis cement tile from The Echo Collection forms a gorgeous focal point, used as the kitchen tile in “ The Current “, a modern luxury high rise in Long Beach’s downtown. Get Inspired Echo Collection Long Beach The Current TunisThere’s a lot of building going on in Southern California and we’re excited to be a part of it!


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Mod Ceramic Tile Plus Design Featured in Cool California Restaurant

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Our American made Kiln ceramics 4″ Plus tile is featured throughout the Cal Shabu restaurant in Long Beach, CA. Here they’ve stenciled some cool art onto the tile. We hear the food’s great too! link]. American Made Tile Bathroom Tile Buying Tile Online ceramic tile commercial tile Featured Tile Mid Century Modern modwalls showroom tile Tile tile spotlight american made ceramic tile [link] Kiln Plus TIle modwalls tile

POLB Awards Jacobs Contract for Phase 2 Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Program

The A to Z of Building

NYSE:JEC) announced today it was awarded a contract by the Port of Long Beach (POLB) to provide program-level construction management services for Phase 2 of its Middle Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Look What We Found!

Burgin Construction

team loves to share tips with you, so when Brad and I heard from a wonderful client about the Restoration Hardware Outlet located in Long Beach, we knew we had to share this news with you! Restoration Hardware Long Beach Outlet Location – Click HERE for Directions. The Burgin Construction Inc.

What Is Mid-Century Modern, and Why Do We Love It So Much?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Brooke Schneider, a designer based in Long Beach, Calif., Mid-century modern is not so old-fashioned anymore. Image Source: Cablik Enterprises We all know that styles are cyclical and, of course, the world of interior design is not exempt. The best aesthetics will be popular again and again. Right now, mid-century-modern design is making a comeback and, if you ask us, it’s for good reason.

Summer Decorating Ideas for Your Rental Home


Whether it’s short or long term, you understandably want to make yourself at home in your rented space. A pop of summer color or patterns will instantly personalize your rented space and will make sure that you are comfortable after those long beach days. Just because you have restrictions and less loyalty to a place, does not mean that you cannot spend money and time on decoration and make it feel like home.

FSBO: Should You Sell Your Home Without a Realtor?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Yes, but according to Mark Cianciulli of The CREM Group in Long Beach, CA, homeowners may be influenced by their realtor’s opinion. With the website, we had tons of viewings over a two-month period, and there were lots of questions and long visits — but not a single offer,” they told Freshome. Who knows your home better than you do? Not only have you actually lived in it, but you know all of the home’s great features. You’ve put years of TLC into it.

Kitchen and Residential Design: Trading palm trees for corn fields

Kitchen and Residential Design

I longed for a change of venue, some kind of different scenery. As much as I love walking down the sidewalk to the beach, it doesnt really feel real. I do hope you will venture up to the city and we can have a nice long lunch, maybe in July? I did not like the Long Beach area, but the woman I married in 1976 had a family in Orange County, so I knew we could never go too far from there. It will be a scream reading your observations after having been gone so long.

Building with Structural Insulated Panels. or SIPs | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

Cheers, gt Patrick Anderson Having built a 16×12 outdoor studio with them in Long Beach (and having had one of the roof panels slip and land on my leg) I can attest to the weight of them. As long as you know where and how to look, failure can indeed be a great teacher. There are many great articles promoting the long-term cost savings and numerous benefits and the same number arguing against.