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(AP) -- In the middle of a fourth year of drought in California, construction is underway for a massive, $36 million water park in a suburb of San Francisco.


Wermers Multi-Family Corp. has completed a mixed-use residential and retail project in Vista.

The second week of June picks up on the construction front with most municipalities gathering and having updates on projects.

While downtown San Diego has more than 1.7 million square feet of empty office space for a vacancy rate of 15.3 percent, the story is different for top Class A space, as it is across the country.

Apartments are getting smaller and houses are getting bigger in the West, according to a new Census report out this month.

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

The state assembly this week unanimously passed a package of bills aimed at using tax credits and federal funds to spur the construction of affordable housing.


The city of San Marcos still has room for large-scale projects, although the lack of redevelopment funds may make construction difficult.

Rancho Bernardo-based Xpera Group, a group of construction consulting experts, has launched a new service division, Xpera RE, focused on the repositioning and renovation of income-generating properties.

Dempsey Construction has completed the interior and exterior renovation of La Plaza, a three-story, 38,860-square-foot luxury boutique shopping center at the corner of Girard Avenue and Wall Street in downtown La Jollaís retail corridor.

(AP) -- A group of farmers and others in Central California's Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.


The high fees of new housing costs and accompanying bureaucracy are killing the American dream.

(AP) -- San Francisco Supervisors rejected a plan late Tuesday night to temporarily block construction of luxury condos in the city's Mission District.


(AP) -- A J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) banker who acknowledged taking bribes to influence mortgage sales has been sentenced to six months in prison.


Infill development with smaller lot sizes tends to use less water, says a report released Monday by Circulate San Diego.

The California Transportation Commission announced Monday it will allocate about $12 million for six San Diego County projects to help alleviate traffic delays, repair aging roads and bridges, and encourage bicycling and walking.

U.S. construction spending climbed in April to the highest level in more than six years, fueled by healthy gains in housing, government spending and non-residential construction.

(AP) -- A unanimous Supreme Court said homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage, even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the first mortgage.


A major portion of the Town & Country Resort & Convention Center property is planned for residential use, as one of numerous redevelopments planned for Mission Valley.

The first week in June is somewhat slower than normal, as municipalities are meeting but do not have many construction updates.

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