Transportation industry roadblocks discussed

Four C-suite women in the transportation field shared their thoughts on roadblocks facing the industry and gave leadership advice at a Women in Transportation seminar Thursday morning at the University Club.

West sees large spike in design activity in July

Design activity in the West made a huge leap from negative to positive in July, according to the latest American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released on Wednesday.

Wermers Multi-Family completes Pomona apartments

A 349-unit apartment project in Pomona that had been under construction for 14 months has been completed, according to a release from builder Wermers Multi-Family Corp. of San Diego.

Best-Rate Repair forms new company focused on termite inspection

Camp Pendleton aviation training complex wins design awards

Murfey Construction building Hillcrest apartments


On the Agenda: Business groups to discuss branding, government contracts, networking


Land sale OK'd for SD Malkin resort in Oceanside


Construction moves forward at SDCCD campuses


Construction Agenda: Two large mixed-use projects proposed for downtown, Little Italy

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Construction around the corner on Chula Vista energy substation

It's been almost six months since the California Coastal Commission approved the issuance of a coastal development permit for the relocation of the South Bay Substation in Chula Vista.

Country Montessori building finished

Dempsey Construction recently finished a 4,370-square-foot elementary school building on the campus of Country Montessori School at 12642 Monte Vista Road in Poway.

30-year rate unmoved

(AP) -- The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate remained at a 52-week low of 4.1 this week.

New Sempra Energy building to top out in fall

Steve Black, Cisterra Development president and principal, said the 300,000-square-foot building being constructed for Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) in the East Village will be topped out by early fall. The building is being constructed on a 55,000-square-foot block bounded by J Street, Island Avenue, Seventh and Eighth streets.

Casa Mira View makes a big splash in Mira Mesa

For those traveling south on Interstate 15 through Mira Mesa, the enormous project is unmistakable. It is the Casa Mira View apartment development and it is transforming the landscape.

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Aug. 28, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, reporter Katherine Connor has the details on the San Diego Chamber of Commerce's new direction, and San Diego is searching for a new web designer through a Google chat room.

Construction Videos

Soaring Dimensions: Southwestern Fieldhouse, DeVore Stadium

Reporter Carlos Rico attends the ribbon cutting for the new DeVore Stadium and Fieldhouse classroom facility at Southwestern College. 

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9/2/2014 9:00 am 8/5/2014 Sierra Recreation Center Play Area Mission Viejo/Orange County 700 City of Mission Viejo, Engineering DPW Engineering 0
9/2/2014 11:00 am 7/15/2014 Bus Stop Improvements Santa Clarita/Los Angeles County 700 City of Santa Clarita, Purchasing Engineering 0


1 Addenda Received Issued 8/5 8/6/14
2 Date Changes Now bids 08/19 8/8/14
3 Date Changes Now bids 9/2 8/15/14
4 Addenda Received Issued 8/18 8/19/14
5 Addenda Received Issued 8/25 8/25/14
9/2/2014 11:00 am 8/15/2014 Fuel System Replacement UST WD-1 Water Treatment Plant Long Beach/Los Angeles County 700 City of Long Beach Engineering 0


1 Addenda Received Issued 8/22 8/25/14
9/2/2014 2:00 pm 8/12/2014 Construction of Tijuana River Valley Regional Park Mesa Trails Enhancement San Diego County 700 County of San Diego - Dept of Purchasing & Contracting Building 0


1 Addenda Received Pre-bid meeting time changed to 9am & License change 8/15/14
9/2/2014 2:00 pm 8/13/2014 Citywide Asphalt Concrete Repair Encinitas, San Diego County 700 City of Encinitas Engineering 0
Last Updated 8/29/2014

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8/29/2014 2:00 pm 8/6/2014 RFP Construction Management & Inspection Services WVRWRF Ph 2 Expansion & Charlan Rd Valley Center/ San Diego County 700 Valley Center Municipal Water District Drafting Table 0
8/28/2014 5:00 pm 8/5/2014 Demolition of Imperial Dam Village Houses 1,9 and 10 & 1 Dwelling at All American Canal Sec 3 Winterhaven/Imperial County 700 Imperial Irrigation District Drafting Table 0


1 Addenda Received Issued 8/8 8/11/14
2 Addenda Received Issued 8/13 8/13/14
3 Addenda Received Issued 8/19 8/20/14

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2014 2:30 pm 8/18/2014 Plumbing Services Palmdale/Los Angeles County 700 City of Palmdale, Purchasing Div. Drafting Table 0

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2014 2:00 pm 7/15/2014 Orange Line Fiber Optic Cabling Installation San Diego County 700 SANDAG, Contracts & Procurement Engineering 0


1 Addenda Received Issued 7/31 7/31/14
2 Date Changes Now bids 8/28 8/8/14
3 Addenda Received Issued 8/14 8/14/14
4 Addenda Received Issued 8/20 8/20/14

Project is closed for bids

8/28/2014 2:00 pm 7/29/2014 Quieter Home Program Phase 8 Group 1 San Diego County 700 San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Building 0


1 Addenda Received Issued 8/15 8/15/14

Project is closed for bids

Last Updated 8/29/2014

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San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 West

A detailed look of "The Green Build," the expansion of Terminal 2 at San Diego International Airport.

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San Diego is building up again. Track the rise of commercial construction projects throughout the year.

Soaring Dimensions - San Diego is Building Again. Get Involved!

Soaring Dimensions 2014, now and all year long on San Diego Source. The special August 28 print publication features articles, profiles and videos on some of San Diego's most recognized companies involved in making San Diego soar once more. Construction, architecture, engineering, tenant improvement companies, plus law firms and government, all working to create a vibrant economy and positive local impact.

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Ted Bumgardner, Xpera Group

Ted Bumgardner, president of Xpera Group, discusses the many different support services the company offers to the construction industry, including forensics, construction management, quality assurance and more.

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