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Long-time San Diego County apartment investor Dan Floit has sold some of his multifamily holdings and expanded his commercial portfolio with $52 million in exchanges.

Across the country, job creation is outpacing new housing, and San Diego is no exception to the rule.

NewSchool of Architecture and Design announced Tuesday that it has appointed three industry professionals as its newest members to its advisory board of its Domus Academy School of Design at NewSchool.

Construction has begun on a project to replace four aging wooden trestle bridges that cross the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon in Torrey Pines.

Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.

Balfour Beatty Construction has announced Oakland-based executive Sean Holliday will take on an expanded leadership role as vice president and business unit leader of the company’s Northern California office.

Fossils from the Ice Age, including bones of ancient mammoths and a prehistoric bison, have been found at a Southern California construction site where new homes are planned.

Civic San Diego has released a notice of application and set preliminary design review meetings for a new mixed-use development in the East Village.

Fueled in part by technology, San Diego was ranked 10th nationally in terms of office rent growth between the second quarter of 2013 and the like quarter this year.

The San Diego metro area gained 5,000 construction jobs in the last 12 months, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Syska Hennessy Group Inc. a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, has announced that Sean Marcel, associate partner, has transferred to the firm's San Diego office.

CoreLogic reported that San Diego County home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 5.2 percent in July 2015, compared to the same month last year.

California's Title 24 energy code defines the "worst building you can legally build." As California drives towards more efficient buildings, the worst building has gotten a lot better! But codes are never a replacement for good design, and the need for integrated design solutions and early energy planning has never been greater.

Contract values for building construction starts in the San Diego metropolitan region continue to struggle in keeping pace with 2014, held back by sharp declines in nonresidential building despite some year-over-year improvement in the residential sector.

Business and professional groups plan a range of activities this week.

(AP) -- A 19th century Marin County mansion has sold for $47.5 million.

Come spring of 2016, Santee’s Magnolia Avenue will have a new bloom: the Santee Station development.

The U.S. Green Building Council has certified the new Central Plant at UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center as a LEED Gold building, the first stand-alone medical center energy plant to achieve this distinction.

(AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China.

With each passing day, San Diego-based Sudberry Properties’ 230-acre Civita development at the northern end of Mission Valley looks less like the rock quarry it has been emerging from, and more like a community.