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Seven months into year, total building starts down in value

Contract values for building construction starts in the San Diego metropolitan region continue to struggle in keeping pace with 2014, held back by sharp declines in nonresidential building despite some year-over-year improvement in the residential sector.

MEDICAL

UCSD Jacobs Medical Center's central plant earns LEED Gold certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has certified the new Central Plant at UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center as a LEED Gold building, the first stand-alone medical center energy plant to achieve this distinction.

GENERAL

New waves in construction: Prefabrication, modeling

Construction companies are doing more with less, which has led some of the more established contractors to be cautiously optimistic about the industry’s challenges moving forward, according to public and private sector executives at a recent roundtable discussion held at The Daily Transcript.

Safari Highlands Ranch development planned for Escondido

SD Christian College student housing in planning stages

Kleinfelder names Johnson bridge services director

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Small businesses, awards, fine print on tap this week

GOVERNMENT

Carlsbad project set for Tuesday vote

REAL ESTATE

Scott to return as Housing Federation's interim director

REAL ESTATE

La Costa Towne Center gets new name, new tenants

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California, US seek permits for giant water tunnels project

Federal and California agencies have filed some of the first permit applications for a proposed project involving the construction of twin 30-mile tunnels to help carry water from the northern to southern and central regions of the state, officials said Thursday.

Seven months into year, total building starts down in value

Contract values for building construction starts in the San Diego metropolitan region continue to struggle in keeping pace with 2014, held back by sharp declines in nonresidential building despite some year-over-year improvement in the residential sector.

Starting a business, permits, water forum on tap this week

Business and professional groups plan a range of activities this week.

Marin mansion sold

(AP) -- A 19th century Marin County mansion has sold for $47.5 million.

New commercial center coming to Santee

Come spring of 2016, Santee’s Magnolia Avenue will have a new bloom: the Santee Station development.

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Builders conference showcases new residential construction trends

June 24, 2015 -- Reporter Carlos Rico checks out the new residential construction trends and products from the Pacific Coast Builders Conference held at the Convention Center.

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8/30/2015 2:00 pm 8/14/2015 Pavement Management Plan Washington Street Improvements La Quinta, Riverside 700 City of La Quinta Engineering 0
8/31/2015 11:00 am 7/6/2015 RFP Purchase & Development Opportunity At 120 E 3rd Street Los Angeles County 700 City of Long Beach (Office of the City Clerk) Drafting Table 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 7/28 7/28/15
2 Addenda Received Issued 7/30 7/31/15
8/31/2015 11:00 am 7/6/2015 RFP Purchase & Development Opportunity At 1404 Hayes Ave Long Beach, Los Angeles County 700 City of Long Beach (Office of the City Clerk) Drafting Table 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 7/13 - Optional Pre-Bid Mtg 7/13/15
8/31/2015 2:00 pm 7/27/2015 RFP Job Order Contract 212 - General Contractor San Diego County 700 County of San Diego - Dept of Purchasing & Contracting Building 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 8/18 8/18/15
2 Date Changes Now bids 8/31 8/24/15
8/31/2015 2:00 pm 7/27/2015 RFP Job Order Contract 213 - General Contractor San Diego County 700 County of San Diego - Dept of Purchasing & Contracting Building 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 8/18 8/18/15
2 Date Changes Now bids 8/31 8/24/15
Last Updated 8/29/2015

Construction Bid Results

8/28/2015 3:00 pm 8/11/2015 PREQUAL 6 Restroom and Locker Room Modernization – Raymond Cree MS Palm Springs, Riverside County 700 PSUSD - Prequalified Bidders Drafting Table 0

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2015 2:00 pm 8/4/2015 RFP Cole Library Way Finding Signage Carlsbad,San Diego County 700 City of Carlsbad, Purchasing/Contract Admin. Drafting Table 0

Addenda:

1 Plans Received Issued 8/17 - Has Dwgs 8/18/15

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2015 2:00 pm 8/7/2015 Central Plant Hot Water Piping & Cooling Tower Replacement San Diego County 700 Escondido Union School District Building 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 8/20 - Has Dwgs 8/21/15
2 Addenda Received Issued 8/21 8/21/15
3 Addenda Received Issued 8/24 8/24/15

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2015 1:30 pm 6/3/2015 RCC Wayfinding Signage - Freeway San Diego International Airport 700 San Diego County Regional Airport Auth-Board Room Engineering 0

Addenda:

1 Date Changes Now bids 8/19 7/1/15
2 Addenda Received Issued 8/14 8/14/15
3 Addenda Received Now bids 8/27 8/18/15
4 Date Changes Now bids 8/28 8/25/15

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2015 1:00 pm 7/28/2015 Modernization of Building 400 for Culinary Arts Program at Mira Mesa HS San Diego County 700 SDUSD - Prequalified GC's Building 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 7/28 - Bid Forms 7/28/15
2 Addenda Received Issued 8/13 8/14/15
3 Addenda Received Issued 8/24 8/25/15

Project is closed for bids

Last Updated 8/28/2015

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Interview with Jody Watkins

Jody Watkins, president and CEO of Watkins Landmark Construction, talks about business fluctuations in the construction industry and outlines his goals for growing his firm.

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