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Even with increasing rents and new construction, San Diego County apartment vacancies will remain tight, according to reports by commercial real estate brokers Cassidy Turley and Marcus & Millichap.

Business events in the coming week include a talk on healthy buildings, an annual barbecue and open house, and a forum on open space.

The winning design in the competition to create San Diego's first mobile "parklet" was unveiled Friday, as the city and the Downtown San Diego Partnership participated in PARK(ing) Day events around the city.

(AP) -- California homeowners will begin getting clearer explanations of how earthquake insurance works and what it covers under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Interior designer and educator Anne Kellett has been elected to lead the 500-member San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) as president for the 2014-15 term.

Southern California Soil & Testing Inc. (SCS&T), a San Diego based firm, has received official certification as a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE). Being certified as an SDVOSB will allow SCS&T to have access to certain federal contract set-asides that are only available to CVE certified SDVOSB companies, which translates into more contracting opportunities with the VA.

Fident Capital secured $24 million of project financing for the acquisition, entitlement and development of an infill townhome project in La Jolla Village.


Numerous complaints of the USS Recruit's degrading appearance were passed along at the Midway Museum, sparking the restoration now underway on the historic training facility.

(AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service on Wednesday rolled out a mapping tool that should help homeowners and first responders get a better idea of just where fires are most likely to erupt during a Santa Ana wind event.


A myriad of factors impact how development going forward will have to be different than it historically has been, a real estate analyst told members of the Associated Subcontractors Alliance this week.

Group Managing Director Seth Grossman and Associate Andy Strauss, who are based in the Carlsbad office of Meridian Capital Group LLC, arranged a $13.5 million loan for the purchase of a 32,000-square-foot retail property on Van Nuys Blvd. in Sherman Oaks.


The San Diego Legal Secretaries Association will hold its monthly membership meeting Monday, Sept. 22, at The Westgate Hotel. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. preceded by a social hour.


Construction firm Kitchell Corp. recently completed the steel topping out of San Diego State University’s Page Pavilion.

(AP) -- Dominion Resources Inc. is planning to buy two solar projects in California.


Founded and incorporated in 1964 in the state of California, Morrow-Meadows Corporation has become the premier electrical contractor in the Western United States.

It's a slow week on the construction front, as just a few municipalities are scheduled to meet.

In an expected pre-requisite of more leased commercial space, JLL (NYSE: JLL) reported that San Diego County' high technology cycle is in the early stages of growth.

Business and professional groups this week will take on topics ranging from action sports to industry associations to health care.

No changes will be made to Kilroy Realty Corporation’s proposed mixed-use development in Carmel Valley before it goes to the San Diego Planning Commission on Oct. 2, despite a planning board’s ambiguous rejection and suggested conditions.

General Dynamics NASSCO and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer held a steel cutting ceremony for the first of five new petroleum tankers at the shipyard Friday.

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