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Professional project management, or owner's representatives, are an often overlooked profession in the construction industry.

If you have driven on Interstate 8 or Camino de la Reina in Mission Valley recently, you’ve probably noticed some abatement and demolition where a car and boat dealership once stood.

(AP) -- U.S. construction spending fell in January, reflecting weakness in spending on office buildings and other nonresidential projects and in government activity (see chart above).

Business and professional groups will offer a range of activities this week.

(AP) -- Farmers in parts of California's Central Valley say that for a second year running they anticipate receiving no irrigation water from a federally operated system of canals and reservoirs.

Construction is completed on the new 383,000-square-foot Prebys Cardiovascular Institute and adjacent 26,000-square-foot central energy plant on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus at 9888 Genesee Ave.

The first Dodge Data & Analytics monthly building construction report for 2015 shows new nonresidential building contracts resulted in larger procurements compared to new residential contracts -- a familiar pattern for the San Diego area.

As San Diego County runs out of open land to develop, neighborhoods are likely to change as they grow and become more diversified. But as this transformation takes place, there are stories to be told not just about a neighborhood, but through it, as it is redesigned.

Plans are moving ahead on a mixed-use project in the East Village.

Rudolph and Sletten recently completed concrete pours totaling more than 16,300-cubic yards for the mat foundation at the new San Diego Central Courthouse.

Here’s the latest news on some long-term projects happening around the county. Projects are listed by estimated cost.

Before San Diego International Airport’s $900 million Green Build was completed in August 2013, the Regional Airport Authority began planning the next big changes.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Wednesday suggested that the city needs to offer more tax incentives to attract and retain businesses, and hailed the City Council's 7-2 approval of the One Paseo project as a sign that City Hall is eager to work with developers.

(AP) -- From towering basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's hillside home to downtown's towering art-deco high-rise buildings, Los Angeles is putting all its landmarks online at

About eight months from now, the city plans to unveil a new downtown attraction with the Horton Plaza redevelopment. New, of course, can mean different things. In this case, it's more like taking a constantly remodeled vintage car, returning it to what it was at its beginning, and parking it in a nicer garage with all the bells and whistles.

The San Diego Association of Governments and the North County Transit District are moving forward on a $31 million project to replace four bridges that cross Los Peñasquitos Lagoon.

When Dan Malcolm, chairman of the Port of San Diego’s board of commissioners, opened a hearing on whether to build a gigantic Ferris wheel along the waterfront, he told his fellow commissioners that they were about to have “a little bit of fun.”

Caltrans recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Interstate 5/Genesee Avenue Interchange Project, which will replace the existing six-lane overpass with a 10-lane structure to improve traffic flow.

A wide variety of residential projects are being built across San Diego County, from a boutique nine-unit building to a 250-unit affordable living tower and a 100-unit complex with ocean views.

Construction is wrapping up and finishing touches are being made on San Diego’s first temporary urban park, The Quartyard, in the East Village.

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