About the Facilities Program

Mission

Working Together Providing Access to Justice

Our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Innovation
  • Efficiency

AT A GLANCE

Facilities managed: More than 475 buildings and other properties throughout the state
Square footage managed: Approximately 19 million
Facility modification projects: More than 1,100 projects annually
Facilities services requests: Approximately 70,000 annually
Leases managed: 410
Construction projects: 29 completed. 10 underway with an estimated total cost of approximately $1.4 billion.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

American Institute of Architects' Academy of Architecture for Justice
Excellence Award 2013: Richard E. Arnason Justice Center, Pittsburg
Citation Award 2012: Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach
Citation Award 2011: New Hollister Courthouse
Award of Merit 2010: New San Andreas Courthouse
Award of Merit 2009: Richard E. Arnason Justice Center, Pittsburg

Associated General Contractors of California
Excellence in Partnering Award 2011: Richard E. Arnason Justice Center, Pittsburg

Engineering News-Record, California, published by McGraw Hill
Best Projects, Best Government/Public Building 2014: Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach
Best Projects, Award of Merit, Government/Public Building 2014: San Bernardino Justice Center
Global Best Project, Government Building 2014, Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse in Long Beach
Best Government/Public Building Project 2012: Mammoth Lakes Courthouse, Mono County
Best Small Project 2010: Plumas-Sierra Courthouse, Portola
Award of Merit 2009: Fourth District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana


National Council of Structural Engineers Association

Award of Merit 2014: San Bernardino Justice Center

Structural Engineers Association of California
Excellence in Structural Engineering Award 2014: San Bernardino Justice Center

Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
Excellence in Structural Engineering Award 2014: San Bernardino Justice Center

Western Council of Construction Consumers
Outstanding Project Award 2014: Hollister Courthouse, San Benito County
Distinguished Project Award 2012: Mammoth Lakes Courthouse, Mono County
Distinguished Project Award 2011: Richard E. Arnason Justice Center, Pittburg
Notable Award 2011: B.F.Sisk Renovation, Fresno
Distinguished Project Award 2010: Plumas-Sierra Courthouse, Portola
Exceptional Award 2010: Fresno Juvenile Justice Center
Distinguished Project Award 2008: Fifth District Court of Appeal in Fresno, Outstanding Achievement

Urban Land Institute
Global Award for Excellence Award 2014: Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, Long Beach

History

Through its Facilities Services office, the Judicial Council of California is responsible for implementation of the Trial Court Facilities Act of 2002, landmark legislation that shifted governance of California's courthouses from counties to the state.

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