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26th Annual CMAA Scholarship and Project Awards Gala

26th Annual CMAA Scholarship and Project Awards Gala

The Construction Management Association of America, CMAA 2018 26th Annual Scholarship and Project Awards Gala, Internship Recognition, Scholarship Awards & Grands Project Achievement Awards,

$4.5B 30-Year Contract for LAX People Mover Approved

$4.5B 30-Year Contract for LAX People Mover Approved

BOARD OF AIRPORT COMMISSIONERS APPROVES $4.9B 30-YEAR CONTRACT WITH LINXS FOR THE AUTOMATED PEOPLE MOVER SYSTEM AT LAX

LAMP Continues to Move Full Speed Ahead

LAMP Continues to Move Full Speed Ahead

LAX Modernization Projects Update, Important information regarding terminals, traffic, and public transportation that may affect your commute and local communities

LAX’s $4.5 Billion People Mover Project Begins Approval Process

LAX’s $4.5 Billion People Mover Project Begins Approval Process

The Los Angeles World Airports Board of Commissioners on Feb. 15 voted to take the first step toward awarding a $4.5 billion contract to a contractor consortium to design, construct and operate the planned people mover at Los Angeles International Airport.

Amy's Summer Internship 2017

Amy's Summer Internship 2017

Amy Truong recently completed an internship with LA Metro through Lenax Construction Services, Inc. This three month internship gave Amy the opportunity to better understand construction management.

Airport Terminal Projects Ramping Up To Meet Demand

Airport Terminal Projects Ramping Up To Meet Demand

So far in 2017, there has been a 2.8 percent increase in overall enplaned passenger activity, and every month seems to bring a new all-time seasonally adjusted high.

LA Metro Board Awards Largest Contact Ever To Small, Minority-Owned Businesses

LA Metro Board Awards Largest Contact Ever To Small, Minority-Owned Businesses

LENAX is proud to be playing a significant role on the KKCS/Triunity JV team for program management support services to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

LAX’s $14 Billion Facelift

LAX’s $14 Billion Facelift

Eighty-four million people traveled through Los Angeles International Airport last year, the fourth busiest airport in the world. The CEO of LAX in charge of transforming the decades-old airport into a world-class aviation experience gave CBS2’s Pat Harvey an exclusive tour of how it’s all coming together.

CMAA Southern California Chapter 2nd Annual Owners Awards

CMAA Southern California Chapter 2nd Annual Owners Awards

LENAX recently was a Premier Sponsor at the CMAA Southern California Chapter 2nd Annual Owners Awards on Thursday, November 2nd.

LENAX, CMAA Hawaii Chapter 7th Golf Tournament Sponsor

LENAX, CMAA Hawaii Chapter 7th Golf Tournament Sponsor

​LENAX recently was a Silver Sponsor at the CMAA Hawaii Chapter 7th Golf Tournament at the Ewa Beach Golf Club south of Waikiki. The tournament took place on October 27, 2017 and the foursome that LENAX sponsored includes one of LENAX’s Lead Estimators – Joe Miller, CPE– who headed up the foursome.

ENR's 2017 Awards

ENR's 2017 Awards

​LENAX is proud to be one of the winning companies associated with ENR’s 2017 Regional Best Projects Awards that are being staged here in Los Angeles on October 11th.

LA Metro Opens Red Line Universal City Station Pedestrian Bridge

LA Metro Opens Red Line Universal City Station Pedestrian Bridge

Source: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (04/07/2016) - As another example of ongoing efforts to make travel easier, safer and more convenient for patrons, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) opened the Red Line to Universal Studios Hollywood pedestrian bridge, just in time for opening day of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction.

Inside Oceanwide Plaza's Big Concrete Pour

Inside Oceanwide Plaza's Big Concrete Pour

SOURCE: Urbanize.LA - By Staff (04/06/2016) - Lendlease, an international property and infrastructure company, has announced the completion of the initial mat foundation pour for the Oceanwide Plaza development in Downtown Los Angeles. This milestone will allow for vertical construction of the project to begin.

Plans Revealed for Latest Arts District Development

Plans Revealed for Latest Arts District Development

SOURCE: Urbanize.LA - By Steven Sharp (03/31/2016) - Four months after purchasing a 1920s warehouse in the Arts District for $21.6 million, real estate investment firm Est4te Four Capital has filed redevelopment plans for the property with the City of Los Angeles

HI: Rail Will Open With 10-Mile Route

HI: Rail Will Open With 10-Mile Route

SOURCE: The Honolulu Star - Advertiser - By Marcel Honore (03/28/2016) - March 28--Local rail officials have decided that for the opening of the transit system, they won't extend the route to Middle Street after all. Instead, they've opted to stick with their planned, shorter opening route to Aloha Stadium -- a distance of 10 miles. Last summer the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation announced it would revisit the logic of that opening route and the "limited ridership" it would attract.

Another Day, Another Three Downtown Towers

Another Day, Another Three Downtown Towers

Source: L.A. Downtown News - By Nicholas Slayton (03/24/2016) - AEG Reveals New Details for J.W. Marriott Expansion. High-Rises Proposed for South Park, City West. The plans were shared at a Tuesday, March 15, meeting of the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council's Planning and Land Use Committee. It wasn't the only big project to get a public airing, as other developers revealed plans for a 24-story tower on Grand Avenue and a project that would bring more than 400 residential units and 126 hotel rooms to City West.

LA Metro's Bold Plan to Transform Transportation

LA Metro's Bold Plan to Transform Transportation

Source: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (03/22/2016) - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) CEO Phillip A. Washington has unveiled staff recommendations for an expenditure plan as part of a possible November ballot measure that would fund a wide variety of transit and highway projects, roadway improvements and pedestrian and bike paths to be built over the next four decades.

Sepulveda Pass subway tunnel, Valley rail line raising Valley transit hopes

Sepulveda Pass subway tunnel, Valley rail line raising Valley transit hopes

By Ryan Carter (03/13/2016) - Metro's list of people-moving projects, set for release Friday, has recharged hopes for a subway tunnel through the Sepulveda Pass and rail lines traversing the San Fernando Valley.

Running Down the Finalists' Designs for the First and Broadway Park

Running Down the Finalists' Designs for the First and Broadway Park

Source: L.A. Downtown News - By Eddie Kim (03/01/2016) - For years, the parcel on First Street between Broadway and Spring Street was one of Downtown's worst eyesores, holding the remnants of a 13-story state office building that was damaged in the 1971 Sylmar earthquake and mostly torn down five years later.

Convention Center Rehab Sparks Dueling Visions

Convention Center Rehab Sparks Dueling Visions

Source: L.A. Downtown News - By Eddie Kim (02/29/2016) - A once-direct path to an updated Los Angeles Convention Center has been thrown into question, as a top city official has unveiled a plan that could lead to a massive new project in South Park. The late-stage proposal, which is new and fairly untested, has divided area leaders and raised the possibility of a project that would reshape a large portion of the community.

California Department of Transportation Launches California State Rail Plan

California Department of Transportation Launches California State Rail Plan

Source: CalTrans - California Department of Transportation (02/17/2016) - Caltrans is beginning work on the next California State Rail Plan, which will provide the framework for California's rail network and set the stage for new and improved rail and community connections in the state for the next 20 years. Caltrans is seeking early and meaningful public participation throughout the formulation of the plan, with several options available for providing input and feedback.

Metro Secures $300 Million in Federal Funds for Rail Projects

Metro Secures $300 Million in Federal Funds for Rail Projects

Source: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (02/16/2017) - The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it will appropriate $300 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for two major rail projects in Los Angeles County. This federal funding, which was made possible by Congress adopting and President Obama signing into law late last year the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus appropriations bill, will benefit both the Regional Connector and Westside Purple Line Extension (Sections 1 and 2) transit projects.

A Brief History of Rail in San Gabriel Valley

A Brief History of Rail in San Gabriel Valley

Source: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (02/09/2016) - The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension is set to open on Mar. 5, 2016, bringing passenger light rail deeper into the San Gabriel Valley. However, this isn't the first time the valley has seen passenger rail - or even electric rail.

Massive USC Project Hits Halfway Mark

Massive USC Project Hits Halfway Mark

Source: L.A. Downtown News (02/03/2016) - The USC Village project, at the southern end of the Figueroa Corridor, is the biggest development in the university's history. The $700 million project will create housing for 2,700 students, a Trader Joe's, and a huge slate of restaurants and shops.

Los Angeles firm AECOM to build SpaceX's hyperloop test track in Hawthorne

Los Angeles firm AECOM to build SpaceX's hyperloop test track in Hawthorne

By Staff reports (01/26/2016) - Elon Musk's SpaceX has selected Los Angeles-based builder AECOM to design and construct a nearly one-mile hyperloop test track in Hawthorne.

Price tag for Rams' Inglewood stadium could reach $2.66 billion

Price tag for Rams' Inglewood stadium could reach $2.66 billion

By Scott M. Reid (01-11-2016) - HOUSTON - The final price tag for a state-of-the-art stadium in Inglewood proposed by Rams owner Stan Kroenke could reach $2.66 billion, team officials have told NFL senior staff and league owners.

A look at what to expect with the Rams' return to L.A. this year

A look at what to expect with the Rams' return to L.A. this year

By Scott M. Reid (01/10/2016) - After decades of questions about the NFL's future in Los Angeles, we finally have the most important answer. The Rams are on their way back to Southern California. And the Chargers might be.

Seven Projects in the Pipeline That Downtown Will Be Watching in 2016

Seven Projects in the Pipeline That Downtown Will Be Watching in 2016

Source: L.A. Downtown News - By Eddie Kim (01/07/2016) - The Downtown skyline is changing, though sometimes it's not just what is opening that is important, but also what is planned. While it is tough to pick the most noteworthy projects in the pipeline, a few demand attention. The seven developments below are worth watching in the new year, as they will shape how people move about and how business gets done in Downtown.

Seventy-One Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2016

Seventy-One Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2016

(01/05/2016) - Seventy-One Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2016 as Contractors Expect a Range of Public and Private Markets to Grow

Q&A: The Builder's Role in School Sustainability

Q&A: The Builder's Role in School Sustainability

By Lindsey Coulter (12/29/2015) - For many schools, colleges and universities, sustainability is now simply part of the institutional culture. Most school district and higher education officials have embraced various energy- and resource-saving technologies, but that doesn't mean the work is done for planners, builders and manufacturers.

Making Schools More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Making Schools More Resilient to Natural Disasters

By Bill Robinson (12/15/2015) When a serious flood, earthquake or other natural disaster occurs in a particular area, the effects are often devastating. Entire neighborhoods are destroyed. Buildings collapse. People are injured or even killed. Part of what makes natural disasters so powerful is that no one knows when they'll occur. While you can't predict when an earthquake will strike, you can prepare for it by making your school more resilient to natural disasters.