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Carlsbad-based Watkins Landmark Construction has been awarded the Marriott Autograph Hotel project in Palm Desert.

(AP) -- Repair work on a damaged bridge in Riverside County can finally get underway now that nesting birds have moved on.

Various projects promoting smart growth, transit and active transportation recently received a total of $15 million in grants from the San Diego Association of Governments, providing the grant recipients with funding for both capital and planning projects.

(AP) -- Wine growers in the Malibu area will try Tuesday to get the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to lift a temporary ban on new vineyards, or extensions of existing ones, in the Santa Monica Mountains.

DPR Construction has announced it raised $18,000 at the company’s second annual Cornhole Classic fundraiser.

The Associated General Contractors' San Diego chapter will celebrate the opening of its new Fall Protection Training Campus on Tuesday as the organization's Construction Leadership Council holds its annual mixer and car show in Sorrento Valley.

The West region of the country continues its roller coaster of a ride in terms of design activity as demand was increasing was again in June.

Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

A budget amendment related to the proposed addition of express lanes to State Route 94 between Interstate 805 and Downtown San Diego — funding a new transit-oriented demonstration project along that corridor — was approved by the San Diego Association of Governments on Friday, drawing praise from groups pushing for more transit opportunities in the region.

(AP) -- The federal government is offering California $2 million in emergency funds to repair an interstate bridge over a desert gully that was knocked down by flash-flood waters.

Dempsey Construction has completed the construction of the new 87-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 635 Hotel Circle S. in Mission Valley.

While average new countywide home prices approached the $1 million mark in the first quarter, some softening occurred during this year's second quarter.

The Solana Beach-based commercial real estate investment company SR Commercial and its partners intend to build a speculative brewery space in a recently purchased business park in Vista.

Plaza Home Mortgage, a top-five national wholesale lender by volume headquartered in San Diego, recorded its highest six-month volume ever. The company funded approximately $6.5 billion in mortgage loans between January 1 and June 30, representing a 92 percent increase over the same period last year.

The San Diego Community College District has selected three recipients for its fourth annual Contractor Recognition Program, honoring businesses for exemplary performance on propositions S and N construction bond projects.

Sundt Construction Inc. has added Ken McQuarrie, Tyler Scott and Jon Palmer to its Southern California preconstruction team.

A $5.2 million federal grant has been awarded to the Sweetwater Authority, which provides water service to about 186,000 South Bay-area residents, for an expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility.

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. agreed to lease almost two floors of a downtown Seattle office skyscraper, joining other Silicon Valley companies expanding in the area, said two people with knowledge of the matter.

As most municipalities continue their summer recesses or don't have project updates on their agendas, construction news is light this week.

Business and professional groups are holding a variety of events this week.

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