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(AP) -- Sebastopol, Calif., has instituted new rules requiring a 20 percent reduction in water use -- a plan similar to those in neighboring communities as the state copes with a historic, three-year drought.


The city of Poway is experiencing new development along Poway Road as a new 111,000-square-foot Lowe's store is about halfway through construction, just one of the many projects the north inland city has in the works.

A work of craftsmanship and history has been in the making since 2011 at Spanish Landing, where a 16th century Spanish galleon is being re-created and may soon be ready to launch.

From its creation in 1975 to just a couple of years ago, the nearly 40-year-old Interstate 805 freeway has never undergone a substantial change.

Carlsbad’s former redevelopment area is experiencing new activity.

Construction work in San Diego has been picking up at a slow-to-moderate increase since the recession ended, but there are still challenges ahead, executives said at a recent roundtable discussion at The Daily Transcript and sponsored by Kitchell.

The Hilton San Diego Del Mar has completed a multimillion dollar renovation to its hotel.

How can owners make themselves understood at the outset of a project, before hitting roadblocks that sidetrack progress and push the schedule? Consider these insights.

A team of recent graduates from the NewSchool of Architecture and Design was announced on Wednesday to be the winner of the city-funded $5,000 prize to build a mobile "parklet" for downtown San Diego.

(AP) -- Supporters of a plan to build a streetcar line in downtown Los Angeles are cheering new estimates that show the project may cost millions less than previously thought.


Contracts awarded in July for future construction in San Diego County grew by 2 percent from a year earlier, according to data released recently by McGraw Hill Construction.

A new CBRE report places San Diego as a top market for high-technology growth — a ranking that bodes well for the leasing of office space.

The Douglas Wilson Cos. has hired Michael Brekka as its senior managing director of real estate development.

(AP) -- Crews demolishing the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge have run into an unusual challenge: birds that won't leave.


Two rulings, one by a local Superior Court judge and another by an appellate panel, stand to have a significant effect on prevailing wage law in the county and throughout California.

(AP) -- A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called “poor door” for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper.


Finalists in the “Moving Parklet” Design Challenge have been selected, and now the public gets to weigh in on which team should win $5,000 to construct its design via a Facebook poll.

The California Western School of Law building has undergone a complete façade renovation by San Diego-based general contractor Pacific Building Group.

The San Diego Association of Governments has sold $350 million in tax-exempt, fixed-rate bonds at a 3.85 percent interest rate to finance key transportation projects.

Watkins Landmark has purchased a corporate office in Carlsbad, located at 6160 Innovation Way, in the Towers at Bressi Ranch, south of Palomar Airport Road. Officials there said it has been a company goal to own a building. Phone and fax numbers will remain the same. Oct. 1 will be opening day at this new location. Until then, the corporate office remains in Solana Beach.  

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