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Located in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

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TWO MEN CONVICTED OF ROBBERY IN CONCERT FOR BREAKING INTO TWO HOMES IN ORANGE...

Two men were convicted today of robbery in concert after breaking into two homes in Orange for the benefit of a criminal street gang. Andre Ricardo Pierson, 25, Inglewood, and Dwight Ladale Stephen, 26, Los Angeles, were found guilty by a jury of seven felony counts of first degree robbery of a dwelling in concert, one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon with sentencing enhancements for criminal street gang activity and vicarious use of a firearm by a gang member. Pierson’s prior prison conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon in 2010, and Stephen’s prior conviction for unlawfully carrying a concealed firearm in 2008 were also found to be true

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT ROSE IN 25 STATES AND D.C. BETWEEN JUNE 2011 AND 2012 BUT...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Construction employment increased in just half the states plus the District of Columbia from June 2011 to June 2012, but declined in a slim majority of states in the past month, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Capps Pushes Bipartisan Legislation to Support Energy Efficient Upgrades to Central and South Coast...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-23) and a bipartisan group of her colleagues introduced the PACE Protection Act of 2011 (H.R. 2599) to promote energy efficient upgrades to homes. This bill would prevent federal regulators from adopting policies that disregard established state and local Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) laws. The PACE program is designed to allow homeowners an opportunity to lower their utility bills by making energy efficiency improvements to their homes, which would in turn help clean energy businesses sell more of their energy efficient products, expand green manufacturing operations, and create jobs.

Feinstein, Waxman Urge Action on Critical Construction Projects for Homeless Veterans in Los Angeles

Washington, DC - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Representative Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) today sent a letter to Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki, and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Jack Lew, asking them to promptly finalize a request to Congress for construction projects, including $20 million for homeless veterans projects on the West Los Angeles campus.

Lee & Associates Completes $3.82 Million Industrial Transaction

Torrance, CA - April 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee & Associates, one of the largest commercial real estate brokerage firms in the country, has brokered the $3.82 million sale of Franklin Court, a 24,814-square-foot industrial space in the Orange County town of Tustin, Calif.

NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CHARITY RENOVATES HOME OF LAS VEGAS FAMILY WITH CHILD WITH RARE EPILEPSY...

LAS VEGAS, CA - March 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Dozens of volunteer contractors renovated the home of a Las Vegas family whose 16-year old daughter is suffering from a rare form of epilepsy that is increasingly forcing her to be wheelchair bound. The renovation project, organized by the philanthropic organization AGC Charities, Inc., was the group's second annual Operation Opening Doors effort.

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Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public...

A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern California, the Department of Justice announced.