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Construction is wrapping up and finishing touches are being made on San Diego’s first temporary urban park, The Quartyard, in the East Village.

California contractors are now required to register with the state’s Department of Industrial Relations and pay an annual fee if they want to work on public works projects.

(AP) -- Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013.


The past year has brought a new focus to the bulk of the county's capital improvements budget, which has moved beyond the many large projects at the County Operations Center that dominated workloads for years.

(AP) -- A proposal to drill for oil under the Santa Monica Bay city of Hermosa Beach has been rejected.


The San Diego City Council on Tuesday voted to accept $9.5 million from the federal government to help renovate the century-old Georgia Street Bridge over University Avenue, with the goal of finishing construction by fall 2016.

Opponents of the recently approved One Paseo -- Kilroy Realty Corp.’s 1.4 million-square-foot mixed-use project in Carmel Valley -- have launched a referendum campaign.

Xpera CM, a San Diego-based construction management consulting firm, has been retained by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians to provide construction management services for a second hotel tower at the Viejas Casino in Alpine.

CBRE Capital Markets' Debt & Structured Finance team handled the $89.9 million loan for the acquisition of a 484,573-square-foot, seven-building portfolio of office properties in north San Diego County reported in The Daily Transcript on Feb. 24.


Professional project management, or owner's representatives, are an often overlooked profession in the construction industry.

If you have driven on Interstate 8 or Camino de la Reina in Mission Valley recently, you’ve probably noticed some abatement and demolition where a car and boat dealership once stood.

(AP) -- U.S. construction spending fell in January, reflecting weakness in spending on office buildings and other nonresidential projects and in government activity (see chart above).


Business and professional groups will offer a range of activities this week.

(AP) -- Farmers in parts of California's Central Valley say that for a second year running they anticipate receiving no irrigation water from a federally operated system of canals and reservoirs.


Construction is completed on the new 383,000-square-foot Prebys Cardiovascular Institute and adjacent 26,000-square-foot central energy plant on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus at 9888 Genesee Ave.

The first Dodge Data & Analytics monthly building construction report for 2015 shows new nonresidential building contracts resulted in larger procurements compared to new residential contracts -- a familiar pattern for the San Diego area.

As San Diego County runs out of open land to develop, neighborhoods are likely to change as they grow and become more diversified. But as this transformation takes place, there are stories to be told not just about a neighborhood, but through it, as it is redesigned.

Plans are moving ahead on a mixed-use project in the East Village.

Rudolph and Sletten recently completed concrete pours totaling more than 16,300-cubic yards for the mat foundation at the new San Diego Central Courthouse.


Here’s the latest news on some long-term projects happening around the county. Projects are listed by estimated cost.

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