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Conco is Involved in Oakland, CA’s Building Boom

If it has been a while since you last visited Oakland, CA, you are in for a surprise.  Over the last few years, Oakland has seen dozens of new construction projects throughout its downtown core and nearby neighborhoods. The Conco … Continue reading

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Conco Receives the Prestigious “2017 Charles J. Pankow Jr. Award”

The Conco Companies were recently recognized for our concrete services on the new Wilshire Grand Project with the “2017 Charles J. Pankow, Jr. Award” from the American Concrete Institute’s Southern California Chapter.  The Charles J. Pankow Jr. Award was established … Continue reading

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Facts Regarding the Tallest Skyscraper in San Francisco

One recent project The Conco Companies provided a range of concrete services for is the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.  Now the tallest and most expensive building in the city as well as the tallest occupied floor west of Chicago, … Continue reading

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Mix-use Development Offers Smart Growth

At The Conco Companies, we are proud to have provided concrete services on many mixed-use buildings and “green” projects constructed in urban areas up and down the West Coast.   The Municipal Research & Services Center in Seattle, Washington defines mixed-use … Continue reading

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“Topping Off” Ceremony for the Salesforce Tower

The final beam was hoisted into place on April 6, 2017 topping off the new Salesforce Tower in downtown San Francisco, which is the tallest building west of Chicago. While the new Wilshire Grand in Los Angeles has a spire … Continue reading

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Follow the Wilshire Grand’s Progress as it Prepares to Open

From the deconstruction of the old hotel on the site that began in Oct 2012, to the bottoming-out ceremony that took place a little over a year later, the 73-story Wilshire Grand is now receiving the final finishing touches. Throughout … Continue reading

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How Tall and Super Tall Skyscrapers are Measured

Over the last several years The Conco Companies have had the opportunity to be involved in the construction of the two tallest skyscrapers west of the Mississippi, the Wilshire Grand in Los Angeles and the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. … Continue reading

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