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Six years after San Diego County's housing market hit bottom, the price of housing has risen back to pre-recession levels and is constraining economic growth, according to a report by the National University System Institute for Policy Research.

Renovations on five floors at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar San Diego have begun, creating a new 50-room collection of skyline guestrooms, suites and penthouses.

(AP) -- California's nonpartisan fiscal analyst says the drought is not likely to have a significant effect on the state's economy or budget.

Ron Miller, a tenant adviser for Colliers International, said that while landlords enjoy the rewards of the improving economy, low vacancies and limited Class A office space, tenants are seeing rents skyrocket in some North City markets.

From new retail to industrial parks to more than 2,500 planned housing units, the city of Carlsbad continues to push its envelope.

Continued work on Caltrans' project to build State Route 11 and the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry will leave portions of State Route 905 closed overnights through early Friday morning.

The San Diego City Council on Monday unanimously decided to let a South Carolina developer build a 37-story retail-and-apartment complex on a 3.9-acre site adjoining Petco Park, where construction could begin as early as this week.

(AP) -- Sonoma County agriculture inspectors are on high alert after discovering in tree shipments from Southern California a pest that has been the scourge of the wine grape industry.

San Ramon-based The True Life Companies reported that it acquired a 71-acre property in Valley Center to develop a master-planned community.

The demand for owner-occupied buildings is high, but deciding whether to buy or lease may not be easy.

The schedule picks up at municipalities for April's second week, with several housing projects and large-scale future developments on the docket.

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

The Associated Builders and Contractors -- National awarded San Diego-based Helix Electric with two Excellence in Construction Eagle Awards and two Pyramid Awards at a ceremony in March to recognize the year's most innovative and high-quality construction projects.

Kearny High School dedicated new athletic facilities Friday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The ConAm Group has acquired PeakView Place, a 296-unit apartment in Englewood in the Denver market.

FedEx Corp. started construction on a new distribution center Friday in Oceanside.

(AP) -- California regulators are speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets and urinals in response to the drought.

Division within the California Public Utilities Commission has delayed the hearing for whether a proposed power plant in Carlsbad should be allowed to enter a power-purchase agreement with San Diego Gas & Electric.

Carlsbad-based Dempsey Construction is handling the office build-out for a new urgent care facility at the North Coast Medical Plaza, a multi-tenant medical office building located at 6010 Hidden Valley Road in Carlsbad.

Building a new NFL-quality stadium in San Diego could cost as much as $1.7 billion, judging from the construction costs of other recently built stadiums, according to a report released Wednesday by the National University System's Institute for Policy Research.

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