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Contracts awarded in July for future construction in San Diego County grew by 2 percent from a year earlier, according to data released recently by McGraw Hill Construction.

A new CBRE report places San Diego as a top market for high-technology growth — a ranking that bodes well for the leasing of office space.

The Douglas Wilson Cos. has hired Michael Brekka as its senior managing director of real estate development.

The Hilton San Diego Del Mar has completed a multimillion dollar renovation to its hotel.

(AP) -- Crews demolishing the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have run into an unusual challenge: birds that won't leave.


Two rulings, one by a local Superior Court judge and another by an appellate panel, stand to have a significant effect on prevailing wage law in the county and throughout California.

(AP) -- A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called “poor door” for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper.


Finalists in the “Moving Parklet” Design Challenge have been selected, and now the public gets to weigh in on which team should win $5,000 to construct its design via a Facebook poll.

The California Western School of Law building has undergone a complete façade renovation by San Diego-based general contractor Pacific Building Group.

The San Diego Association of Governments has sold $350 million in tax-exempt, fixed-rate bonds at a 3.85 percent interest rate to finance key transportation projects.

Watkins Landmark has purchased a corporate office in Carlsbad, located at 6160 Innovation Way, in the Towers at Bressi Ranch, south of Palomar Airport Road. Officials there said it has been a company goal to own a building. Phone and fax numbers will remain the same. Oct. 1 will be opening day at this new location. Until then, the corporate office remains in Solana Beach.  

(AP) -- Federal officials say a pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for Northern California could violate the federal Clean Water Act and harm endangered fish.


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.

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.

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


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.

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.

Demolition is expected to begin in September for a 117-unit apartment development with ground floor retail in the East Village.

The 360-unit Broadstone Kearny Mesa apartment development is expected to open for rent early next year.

The new Copley-Price Family YMCA on the old Pearson Ford dealership property at El Cajon Boulevard and Fairmont Avenue in the City Heights area is scheduled to open Dec. 1.

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