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Three craft competitors representing the Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego won a trio of silver medals at the ABC National Craft Championships held at the ABC National Workforce Development Conference in Birmingham, Ala. This prestigious competition brings together the country’s top apprentices and trainees who vie to be named No. 1 in each of 13 trades.

ABC San Diego marks the passing of industry leaders, friends over the past year.

The San Diego National Association of Women in Construction hosted its seventh annual Camp NAWIC Construction Summer Day Camp June 16 to 20 at Kearny High School’s Stanley E. Foster School of Engineering, Innovation and Design.

Katie Hansen, ABC San Diego Apprenticeship Training Trust Community Affairs Director, has been appointed to the Workforce Investment Board of the San Diego Workforce Partnership.


San Diego-based Pacific Building Group has completed work on a 26,000-square-foot regional office for Quintiles, a provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services.

(AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.


Millions of dollars have been saved using lean construction practices at the San Diego Community College District, according to a report released Monday by Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions.

(Bloomberg) -- Green Street Advisors Inc., a 29-year-old U.S. real estate research company, agreed to sell a majority stake to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital to finance growth.

San Diego's NoteVault, a provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the commercial construction industry, has integrated with CMiC, a full enterprise resource planning software provider for the construction industry.


The man convicted of killing prominent San Diego architect Graham Downes in April 2013 was sentenced Tuesday to serve 15 years to life in state prison.

(AP) -- The frog made famous in a tale by Mark Twain is now California's official state amphibian.

Rancho Valencia is a luxury resort located in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. U.S. News and World Report ranked it the No. 9 resort in the country this year and it was recently selected by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the finest five-star hotels in the world. The resort was originally built in 1989 and has become a Southern California retreat for many. In May of 2010, the resort changed ownership and the decision to embark on a complete renovation began. The owner’s goal is to make this the No. 1 resort in the country.


A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday for the completion of the second and final phase of the $94 million Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas expansion.

The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday is scheduled to hear a request from the Port of San Diego to amend its master plan to allow three hotels, instead of one, to be built on East Harbor Island.

As the summer heats up, municipal gatherings are cooling off -- most cities are not meeting this week or throughout July, but there is some construction activity.

The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday is scheduled to consider requests to build three hotels on East Harbor Island and to create a six-block buffer east and southeast of the Solar Turbines facility in Little Italy.

(AP) -- A Northern California water district is offering residents recycled wastewater to use on their lawns and plants, as it tries to cut water use during the drought.


While the pace of apartment construction has definitely picked up in San Diego County, the pipeline for new units may fall far short of demand in most locations.


The Port of San Diego began the process Monday of choosing the developer for a signature convention center and hotel on the Chula Vista bayfront.

A $3 million grant requested from the state for the construction of a new skate park in Linda Vista has been approved, according to the city of San Diego's Planning Department.

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