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Fident Capital secures financing for San Diego, Riverside developments

Del Mar-based Fident Capital has secured $14.2 million worth of real estate project financing for the acquisition, entitlement and development of two properties in San Diego and Riverside counties.

Building contract values down in August, still up for 2014

The value of building contracts awarded locally in August for future construction dropped sharply from a year earlier, with declines in both residential and nonresidential building contracts reported by McGraw Hill Construction's monthly analysis.

Wermers, R&V Management to develop mixed-use residential project

Wermers Properties, in partnership with R&V Management, have acquired 7.4 acres in Carmel Valley with plans to develop a residential mixed-use complex within the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch.

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On the Agenda: Programs to feature architecture, Internet of Things, Qualcomm

ABC hires new vice president of safety and education

C Street's revitalization focus of idea-generating event

McCarthy completes Sharp project

Applied Membranes has new corporate HQ

Greene receives BIA award

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Rose Canyon bridge idea may be scrapped

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Fident Capital secures financing for San Diego, Riverside developments

Del Mar-based Fident Capital has secured $14.2 million worth of real estate project financing for the acquisition, entitlement and development of two properties in San Diego and Riverside counties.

Neighborhood reborn amid Puerto Rico decline

Laura Feliciano was scouting locations for a new restaurant in the Puerto Rican capital when she discovered she was priced out of the upscale waterfront districts that were her first choice.

Wermers, R&V Management to develop mixed-use residential project

Wermers Properties, in partnership with R&V Management, have acquired 7.4 acres in Carmel Valley with plans to develop a residential mixed-use complex within the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch.

Building contract values down in August, still up for 2014

The value of building contracts awarded locally in August for future construction dropped sharply from a year earlier, with declines in both residential and nonresidential building contracts reported by McGraw Hill Construction's monthly analysis.

Cancel the helipad

(AP) -- New Los Angeles skyscrapers will no longer be required to have rooftop helicopter landing pads under a change in city rules permitting alternative safety measures that will allow designs other than the flat tops mandated since the 1950s.

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September 29, 2014

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Sept. 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the manufacturing industry has been on a slow but steady rebound over the last four years, and realtors are learning to manage the variety of technological tools that are now critical to the industry.

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10/2/2014 10:00 am 9/3/2014 Lakeview Ranchos Mutual Water Company's Test Well Drilling Lake Isabella/Kern County 700 State Water Resources Control Board, Div of Drinking Water Engineering 0

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1 Addenda Received Issued 9/25 9/25/14
10/2/2014 10:00 am 9/15/2014 Nat L. Eggert Operations Center Stucco Resurfacing El Cajon, San Diego County 700 Helix Water District Engineering 0

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1 Addenda Received Issued 9/26 9/29/14
10/2/2014 10:00 am 9/19/2014 Day Creek Channel and Deer Creek Channel Bike Trail Improvements Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County 700 City of Rancho Cucamonga, City Clerk Engineering 0

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 9/18 9/22/14
2 Addenda Received Issued 9/23 9/24/14
10/2/2014 2:00 pm 8/26/2014 CSA 42 Waterline Replacement, Oro Grande Oro Grande/San Bernardino County 700 County of San Bernardino, Special Districts Dept. Engineering 0
10/2/2014 2:00 pm 8/29/2014 Calafia PS Surge Tank Rehabilitation San Clemente/ Orange County 700 City of San Clemente, City Clerk Engineering 0

Addenda:

1 Date Changes Now bids 10/2 9/16/14
2 Addenda Received Issued 9/29 10/1/14
Last Updated 10/1/2014

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10/1/2014 4:00 pm 9/24/2014 Prequalification University Center Bike & Pedestrian Improvements San Diego County 700 UCSD Prequalification Drafting Table 0
10/1/2014 2:00 pm 8/28/2014 University Avenue at Harbinson Ave Improvement La Mesa/San Diego County 700 City of La Mesa, Engineering Engineering 0

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1 Addenda Received Issued 9/17 9/18/14
10/1/2014 2:00 pm 9/3/2014 Santiago Creek Pressure Control Structure Roof Replacement Orange/Orange County 700 Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Engineering 0

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1 Addenda Received Issued 9/25 9/25/14
10/1/2014 11:00 am 8/25/2014 FY 12-13 Bridge Preventative Maintenance Program Santa Clarita/Los Angeles County 700 City of Santa Clarita, Purchasing Engineering 0

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1 Date Changes Now bids 10/01 9/22/14

Project is closed for bids

9/30/2014 2:00 pm 8/26/2014 Ph IIC Liner Construction, Burbank Landfill No. 3 Burbank/Los Angeles County 700 City of Burbank, Purchasing Engineering 4

Addenda:

1 Addenda Received Issued 9/25 9/25/14

Project is closed for bids

Top 3 Bidders

$1,053,000 United Engineering & Const.
$1,099,000 Road Builders, Inc.
$956,160 Moalej Builders, Inc.
Last Updated 10/1/2014

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