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Showing 9 stories from Monday, December 31, 2012.

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San Diego-based West of Five Group recently opened Clayton on the Park, a 206-unit luxury high-rise apartment tower in St. Louis. Interior design work was done by Catalina Design, of San Diego.

A recent meeting of the newly created San Diego chapter of the California Solar Energy Industries Association proved one thing: Dan Sullivan is admired in the San Diego solar community. Attendees there revered Sullivan as a pioneer in the local industry.

A person of many roles, Jim Umpleby has, for some time, been anything but a typecast player in San Diego or within Caterpillar Inc.

2012 was a big year for commercial real estate, as several hotels were sold and changed ownership and area malls responded to pressure from Internet retail sales by renovating their properties. In the construction industry, the public sector saw more of the spotlight as projects dealing with government-approved developments or tax payer-funded work made the front page more often in 2012.

Growing up on the dirt roads of Rancho Santa Fe, Jack Burger started his construction career building tree forts in his youth.

Performing the design-build delivery method on construction projects helped Mark Filanc and J.R. Filanc Construction Co. excel in the last few years.

In 2011, Armando Flores set the foundations for a new company. In 2012, he took the new company and made it a business.

Robb Good, president of Good & Roberts Inc., is a busy man. Aside from running the day-to-day operations at the Vista-based general contracting firm, he also is helping a startup company get off the ground and helping underprivileged youth.

Tim McBride seems to be a busy person. He helps run Southern Contracting Electrical as the company’s president and CEO, and he is also involved with the National Electrical Contractors Association San Diego chapter in various ways.

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