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San Diego County's solar energy financing program for commercial properties known as property assessed clean energy, PACE, will be extended to homeowners after approval from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

Construction materials prices rose 0.5 percent in March and are up 1.1 percent from March of last year, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor’s Producer Price Index.

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif.


The city of Murrieta is celebrating the completion of the Jackson Avenue/Ynez Road Connection Project with a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony at 5 p.m. on April 28.

Voted down by the San Diego Board of Supervisors four years ago, the Merriam Mountains plan is being resurrected, this time with fewer housing units -- and two other masterplanned developments in the county are underway.

More details emerged in court Tuesday of the beating that prosecutors say caused the death of well-known San Diego architect Graham Downes in April 2013.


Burkett & Wong Engineers has named Thomas Newsom as the firm’s new president and promoted two new principals.

A team of NewSchool of Architecture and Design students earned two out of five awards at the Cal Poly Design Village 2014 competition held April 11-13.


Opening statements and several witnesses were heard Monday in the murder trial of Higinio Salgado, accused of killing San Diego architect Graham Downes, his boss at the time, in April 2013.

Little more than a month after officially taking office, Mayor Kevin Faulconer unveiled a $3 billion budget for San Diego that would include nearly $300 million, targeting improvements to sidewalks, roads, water lines, sewers, fire stations and other infrastructure improvements.

(AP) -- San Francisco landlords are offering longtime residents as much as $50,000 to move out and make way for higher-paying tenants.

San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital, working with Las Vegas-based development company Summit Homes, invested $18.3 million to build a 5-acre infill community in Las Vegas.


Meeting calendars are light this week on the construction front, as most municipalities are not slated to convene.

Algae biotechnology, real estate and M2M analytics are among the topics to be discussed this week by panels and organizations around San Diego.

Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million Pinnacle Towers high-rise apartment at 1443 Island Ave. has been halted because a drywall subcontractor is not licensed in California.

Petco Animal Supplies Inc. has paid a reported $33.08 million for a 303,000-square-foot industrial building at 10850 Via Frontera in Rancho Bernardo that it plans to transform and consolidate into its corporate headquarters.

Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million, 45-story Pinnacle Towers apartment highrise at 1443 Island Ave. in downtown San Diego's East Village has been halted because a drywall subcontractor was not currently licensed to work in California.


The Chula Vista City Council has approved a consultant to prepare zoning regulations for the University Park and Innovation District Sectional Planning Area, a new development in the Southeastern part of the city.

The seventh annual Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institutes’ Dealmakers of the Year Awards ceremony Thursday morning honored some of San Diego’s top firms, collaborations and individual movers and shakers of the past year.

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