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The San Diego Daily Transcript Corp. is closing its doors, so all company equipment must be gone soon.

San Diego-based executive Wendy Cohen will take on an expanded leadership role as vice president of Kitchell CEM's Southern California office.


Caltrans announced Wednesday that because of continuing highway construction work on State Route 76, all eastbound lanes on the highway from Town Center Road to College Boulevard in Oceanside will be closed at night for several hours into Thursday morning.

KCM Group announced that real estate executive Julie Robson has joined the company as director of business development.

The West dipped a bit in demand for design activity in August, but is still in positive territory, according to the latest American Institute of Architects’ Architecture Billings Index.


A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday for the new Paseo Pointe, a mixed-use affordable apartment community in Vista.


Level 10 Construction has completed building a new 16,500-square-foot habitat for Asian leopards at the San Diego Zoo.


Business and professional groups are planning a range of activities this week.


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.