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Jul 22, 2016

Grand Opening of The Barn: A Dream Made Real

It was a day that Sacramentans on both sides of the river had long been anticipating ever since the first sightings of the confounding spaceship-shaped wood and steel frame rising from the ground just north of Highway 50 on the west bank of the Sacramento River. The grand opening ceremony of the iconic West Sacramento venue, The Barn, took place today, July 22, 2016. The Brown Construction team proudly joined owner/developer Fulcrum Property, West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, City Councilmembers, the Chamber of Commerce, and local community members to commemorate the completion of The Barn—the most unique and most challenging project that Brown Construction has had the pleasure to build.

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May 11, 2016

Residents and local officials are hopeful over revitalization of Fresno's blighted Lowell Neighborhood

The Lowell neighborhood of Fresno—one which has long been blighted, attracting crime in the form of prostitution, drugs, and gang violence—is about to undergo a dramatic revitalization, bringing excitement and hope to area residents and local officials. The Fresno Housing Authority has contracted with Brown Construction to lead the renovation and new construction of two affordable housing developments which will bring 30 affordable and attractive multifamily housing units, along with the promise of new life, to the Lowell neighborhood.

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Feb 26, 2016

Building the Barn: A Sacramento Region Landmark

It’s the structure that has everyone talking: what is that thing they’re building down by the river? The enigmatic, organically-shaped, wood-framed structure rising up next to the west bank of the Sacramento River can be seen by Highway 50 drivers heading west over the river, with a giant Brown Construction sign displayed proudly in front of it.  No, it’s not a spaceship.  No, it’s not a hobbit village.  It’s called “The Barn” and we at Brown Construction are very excited to be building this first-of-its-kind structure here in our very own backyard.  

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Nov 09, 2015

Filling a great need: March Veterans Village provides affordable and transitional housing for low income and homeless veterans where it’s needed most

Brown Construction, along with Rep. Ken Calvert and representatives of the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition, U.S.VETS and the March Joint Powers Authority will celebrate the groundbreaking of 138 units of housing for Veterans Monday, November 9th at 10 am on March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County. Known as March Veterans Village, the first 138 units, which Brown Construction is contracted to build, will provide decent, safe, permanent affordable housing for previously homeless veterans, and veterans and their families. When fully built out, the Village will also house 60 veterans in transitional housing.

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