CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1990 |
Although appalled at the price of finishing a project that few other cities would dare to dream of, the Beverly Hills City Council has told its general contractor to go back to work on a police station, library and outdoor courtyard that could end up costing as much as $75.5 million. The final tab remained unknown after the 5-0 vote Tuesday night because the two sides agreed to set aside for now the $14.5-million payment dispute that caused the J.A. Jones Construction Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 20, 1994 |
A Los Angeles County claims board on Tuesday recommended paying $4 million to settle a longstanding lawsuit brought by the construction company that built the Peter J. Pitchess Honor Rancho's newest facility. The Board of Supervisors will consider the recommendation on May 10. Board approval of the $4-million award will mark the end of a 6-year-old lawsuit brought by J.A. Jones Inc.
July 26, 1987
The Los Angeles division of Charlotte, N.C.-based J. A. Jones Construction Co. has moved to 5771 Rickenbacker Road, Commerce.
June 19, 1988
Students and professionals have received awards from the Southern California chapter of the American Concrete Institute. A $1,000 scholarship was awarded to Gordon Kovtun of Cal Poly Pomona. Scholarships of $500 were awarded to Martin Hudson, UCLA; James Twineham, Cal Poly Pomona, and Derek Wieske, UC Irvine. Jim McDowell, of CalMat Co., Los Angeles, was named winner of the Sam Hobbs award for service to the chapter. The J.A. Jones Construction Co., Los Angeles, received the Charles J.
March 26, 1989
J.A. Jones Construction Co., a Charlotte, N.C.-based general contractor with more than $300 million of construction under way in California, has been selected to build the $50-million USC University Hospital on the USC Health Science Campus. Work is scheduled to start in April on the 275-bed hospital, which will serve as the focal point of the 8.1-acre, $150-million Richard K.
December 29, 1991 |
The City of Beverly Hills is taking its contractor to court, or is it the other way around? In any case, the two sides are set for a trial in February, sources familiar with the case said. At issue is a long-simmering dispute over the cost of new Civic Center, completed in 1990 at an estimated cost of $120 million. The J.A. Jones Construction Co.