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Solana Beach-based Concordia Homes continues to process plans for Safari Highlands Ranch, a 550-home development on a 1,098-acre site north in Escondido of San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Construction companies are doing more with less, which has led some of the more established contractors to be cautiously optimistic about the industry’s challenges moving forward, according to public and private sector executives at a recent roundtable discussion held at The Daily Transcript.

A multimillion-dollar, school-owned student housing project for San Diego Christian College in Santee remains in the planning and preparation stages.

(AP) -- A shortage of condominiums in downtown Los Angeles has prompted the owner of a landmark Art Deco-style apartment tower to convert 74 units.

The restoration and expansive redevelopment of Horton Plaza won’t be completed in time for the 105th anniversary in October of both its iconic fountain’s unveiling and the grand opening of the historic U.S. Grant Hotel across the street ­-- as was planned just a few months ago -- but officials still hope to celebrate its public re-opening by sometime in December.

For Dr. Scott Lippman, director of the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, the future for research and treatment is bright thanks to two significant expansion projects on the local horizon.

Despite some opposition from the community and a delayed start, Minneapolis, Minn.-based Target has set the opening of a TargetExpress in South Park for Oct. 7.

If you ever thought skydiving was too expensive or dangerous, then Airborne San Diego might have the solution for you.

Bankers Hill is home to some of the most sought-after property in San Diego, and developers are banking on the area’s desirability and sweeping views with continued construction of luxury residential projects featuring high-end amenities and indoor-outdoor components.

A number of apartment projects are being built in the city of San Diego, ranging from high-density luxury high-rises to smaller-scale affordable housing.

A few years ago, when Andy Berg first sat down with The Daily Transcript for an executive roundtable discussion, the mood was gloomy but there was hope for a better future.

With the first phase of construction for a new indoor shooting range facility at the Navy’s Silver Strand Training Complex South completed in March, work on phase two kicked off in July.

With the transformation being dubbed a “retail resort,” Westfield UTC is in the midst of a $500 million revitalization.

San Diego's downtown skyline temporarily lost a landmark this summer as a construction crane removed the long-faded 2,000-pound neon sign for the Hotel Churchill, bringing it down from the seven-story perch where it had stood since the eve of World War II.

Anyone who's visited downtown San Diego recently can't help but notice the construction cranes that dot the skyline. A number of the cranes are at hotel construction sites; one of those hotels is scheduled to open this fall and two more will open next year.

The Jamul Indian Village and its partner, Penn National Gaming, are betting on San Diegans’ continued appetite for casino-style gaming. Soon to join the ranks of nearly a dozen such destinations in the county is the $360 million Hollywood Casino Jamul, for which a June or July 2016 grand opening is foreseen.

The two elements of Poseidon Water's Carlsbad Desalination Project are expected to soon converge to bring San Diego County up to 54 million new gallons of potable water per day.

Two years ago, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in eastern Chula Vista for Millenia, South County’s newest urban master planned community.

San Diego-based Sudberry Properties expects to break ground by the end of the year on the first phase of the 45,000-square-foot Breakwater Town Center, a showcase redevelopment project at the strategic juncture of Ninth Street and state Route 75 in Imperial Beach.

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