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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.

Jury selection ended Thursday in San Diego Superior Court, paving the way for the trial of the man accused of killing well-known San Diego architect Graham Downes nearly a year ago.

(AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.

San Diego-based Cumming Corp., a project management and cost consulting firm, has opened an office in Durham, N.C. and hired Frank Pinto to serve as vice president of project management in the new office.

KCM Group, an owner's construction management and consulting firm based in San Diego, has added two seasoned professionals to support continued growth in the company. Joining the firm are Project Engineers Kevin Butts and Jeremy Sjodin.

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority announced Wednesday that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the airport two separate certifications for its Terminal 2 expansion.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Council President Todd Gloria on Wednesday broke ground on a $1.7 million street renovation project in Golden Hill, calling it a model for the type of project that Faulconer plans to include in the budget he will submit to the City Council next week.

(AP) -- Los Angeles saved 87 million gallons of water during last month's storms by turning off the hose.

Robert Hull, founder of the architecture firm Miller Hull Partnership LLP, has died due to complications related to a stroke suffered while on sabbatical in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He was 68.

The San Diego City Council on April 8 unanimously approved two new programs to help local homeowners improve their energy and water efficiency.

(Bloomberg) -- Sam Zell, the billionaire chairman of apartment landlord Equity Residential, said the company bought a rent-controlled complex in California because it was a good investment and not with the goal of raising rents.

Raj Chopra and Gary Cabello, two figures in the corruption cases involving officials from various South Bay school districts and others outside the districts, were sentenced Monday on reduced misdemeanor charges.

Organizations take on tenant satisfaction, the “first-digit phenomenon” and lots of awards dinners.

Some approaches taken by small businesses yield better results than others when looking to gain contracts with larger entities, according to speakers gathered Friday by the North San Diego Small Business Development Center.

In Del Mar on Monday, the City Council will hear a presentation from James Watkins and Kathleen Leeger on a concept of how to develop a public-private partnership at 1050 Camino del Mar.

McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has strived for forging strong client-based relationships, valuing its employees and of course, creating well-made products over the years.

West Partners, a San Diego-based investment firm, announced the closing of an investment in NoteVault, Inc., a San Diego-based provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the engineering and construction industry. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.

Looking to connect small businesses contractors with those that might hire them, the North San Diego Small Business Development Center is hosting another "Meet the Buyers" event this Friday.

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