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A new monument honoring the history of the former South Bay Power Plant has been unveiled in Chula Vista.

Hayden House Tempe LLC -- a partnership between San Diego-based Douglas Wilson Cos. and Hensel Phelps Development LLC -- has signed an agreement with Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants to manage a new, luxury boutique hotel in Tempe, Ariz.

Chula Vista hires Black & Veatch to develop smart city plans

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power LLC on Monday reported plans for a 100-megawatt expansion of its Mesquite Solar complex in Arlington, Ariz., about 60 miles west of Phoenix.

Xpera CM, a Southern California-based construction management consulting firm with offices in San Diego and Los Angeles, announced Monday that it has merged with San Diego-based C&S Professional Services.

The Associated General Contractors of America will continue to provide highway work zone safety training classes next year, thanks to a new federal safety grant.

Significant changes are happening in the Midway area -- that includes transforming the old Sharp Cabrillo Hospital property into a school, and converting the former post office at Midway and Rosecrans into a mixed-use development.

The Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, which opened in March on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, has won the 2015 bronze design award from Modern Healthcare magazine, which praised its “visually stunning exterior” and “convenient” interior laid out to promote staff efficiency.

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

A free exhibit and lecture series titled “Rethink Downtown: Behind San Diego's Skyline” is slated to begin on Sept. 26 at 700 First Ave.

Most construction firms surveyed reported trouble finding qualified craft workers to fill key spots, as demand for construction rises in many parts of the country, according to the results of an industrywide study released Thursday by the Associated General Contractors of America.

The San Diego County announced Wednesday the start of applications for the federal Community Development Block Grant Program, for such projects as improving youth and senior centers, parks, streets, drainage systems and fire facilities.

Long-time San Diego County apartment investor Dan Floit has sold some of his multifamily holdings and expanded his commercial portfolio with $52 million in exchanges.

Across the country, job creation is outpacing new housing, and San Diego is no exception to the rule.

NewSchool of Architecture and Design announced Tuesday that it has appointed three industry professionals as its newest members to its advisory board of its Domus Academy School of Design at NewSchool.

Construction has begun on a project to replace four aging wooden trestle bridges that cross the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon in Torrey Pines.

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

Balfour Beatty Construction has announced Oakland-based executive Sean Holliday will take on an expanded leadership role as vice president and business unit leader of the company’s Northern California office.

Fossils from the Ice Age, including bones of ancient mammoths and a prehistoric bison, have been found at a Southern California construction site where new homes are planned.

Civic San Diego has released a notice of application and set preliminary design review meetings for a new mixed-use development in the East Village.

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