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With the San Diego Planning Commission considering the mixed-use One Paseo project in Carmel Valley, and Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2035, the city and businesses are dealing with smart growth and density issues.


San Diego-based Cumming, a project management and cost consulting firm, announced Tuesday it has hired Adrian Smith to serve as its new director of project management for its expanding private sector and corporate portfolio.

The American Society of Interior Designers will hold a Kitchen and Bath Tour around San Diego County on Oct. 25. The eight kitchens and three baths will showcase the range of lifestyles, tastes and personal preferences, and illustrate the interaction among designers, contractors and clients.

San Diego’s homegrown industry is most often referred to as biotech, but that really does not capture the industry’s broad swath. In my view, what are generically labeled as biotech facilities are actuality life science facilities.

Local general contractor BNBuilders – founded as a biotech builder – specializes in highly technical and complex construction projects. The firm has recently completed laboratories, manufacturing and R&D facilities for Celgene, Gilead, Amgen, Calibr and Illumina. Locally and along the West Coast, BNBuilders has built best in class projects for world-class leaders in the biotech and life science industries.


A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled at 10 a.m. Wednesday for the Pendry Hotel on J Street, located between Fifth and Sixth avenues in the Gaslamp District.


Archtoberfest is underway across San Diego for the first time.

The Grossmont Union High School District has announced the completion of two new career technical education buildings at Chaparral High School in El Cajon.

An eight-member team of San Diego State University students took second place at the annual Green Energy Challenge competition hosted at the National Electrical Contractors Association's national convention, NECA San Diego has announced.

The San Diego City Council on Oct. 6 overwhelmingly approved a draft ordinance that would gradually double the fee that commercial developers pay to support affordable housing, while including limitations and exemptions that developers had pressed for.


What started as a thesis project for three architecture students is turning into a reality since their urban park project broke ground Wednesday in the East Village.

Whether it is a 1,500 square feet for a coffeehouse or an 800,000-square-foot mall, the challenge is to create a special space — even if it is filled with national chains.

Construction updates are a bit light at municipalities this week, but there are community plan updates.

You could say that San Diego’s streets are similar to dresses: Both need to be accessorized, and sometimes the outfits just don’t work.

San Diego-based NoteVault, a provider of voice-to-text-based mobile reporting solutions for the commercial construction industry, has hired John Shanks and Steve Santa Cruz as its new regional sales directors.

San Diego-based OneRoof Energy Group Inc. has entered into a series of financing agreements to provide up to approximately $16.7 million in additional financing.

High Tech High in Point Loma is one of the newest commercial facilities that will install 70,000 watts of solar energy this month.

Construction crews recently placed a signed ceremonial beam to “top out” the new Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion at 9888 Genesee Ave. in La Jolla.


Employees from EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego, UC San Diego Health System, Kitchell, and more -- 650 people in all --donned EMCOR pink hard hats and formed a human ribbon on Tuesday at UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center in support of breast cancer awareness.

A measure to provide infrastructure improvements along regional and federal trade corridors, authored by State Sen. Ben Hueso, has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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