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  • August 20, 2021

    Three SF Bay Area companies with experience in educational design and construction have launched a prefabricated classroom product for California school and community college markets. The TimberQuest concept from XL Construction, Aedis Architects and Daedalus Structural Engineering employ cross-laminated timber to create prefabricated wall and roof panels that can be erected and installed at school construction sites in significantly shorter time frames than traditional building methods.

    Learn more from Construction Dive, “XL Construction launches prefab school building option.”

  • August 20, 2021

    Kelley Cowan, Director of Sacramento Region for XL Construction, says the Sacramento area is seeing projects moving forward, particularly in education and health care markets with K-12 schools, medical office buildings and behavioral health facilities. Cowan notes that over the course of the pandemic, XL did not suffer any project shutdowns primarily because the company’s projects were in essential markets.

    Learn more from ENR California, “City Scoop: Sacramento.”

  • August 20, 2021

    Three SF Bay Area construction industry companies have partnered to launch TimberQuest, an innovative, sustainable and highly efficient solution for building cost-effective, prefabricated “mass timber” classrooms for the California K-12 and community college markets. The partnership between XL Construction, Aedis Architects and Daedalus Structural Engineering combines the organizations’ unique expertise in 21st century learning environments with mass timber design and construction.

    Learn more from Market Insider, “XL Construction, Aedis Architects and Daedalus Structural Engineering Partner to Develop New TimberQuest School Construction Product.”

  • August 20, 2021

    Time is of the essence in the construction industry, especially when it comes to interim and supportive housing. One project team may have cracked the code to complete projects on a condensed timeline. LifeMoves, one of the largest providers of interim housing and services for people experiencing homelessness in the Silicon Valley, has opened its newest community, LifeMoves Mountain View. In just six months, the development team, which included Sares Regis Group of Northern California and XL Construction, delivered 100 units to alleviate homelessness in the region.

    Learn more from The Registry, “LifeMoves, Sares Regis, Construct Purpose-Built Supportive Housing Using Modular, Complete Project in Six Months.”