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A San Diego company's software application for daily construction reporting has been available for less than a year, but it’s already winning awards and making projects more efficient around San Diego and the world.

Dempsey Construction has completed a renovation project for the University of San Diegoís Alcala Palomar Hall and the San Antonio De Padua student housing building.

(AP) -- Divers have recovered nearly 30 pieces of Lake Havasu City's London Bridge that were knocked into the Bridgewater Channel by a truck accident last month.

Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions LLC has merged with the ReAlignment Group of California LLC.

The Encinitas City Council is awaiting a report on steps it could take to curb “mansionization,” the building of homes that are much larger than others in a neighborhood and typically don’t match their character.

The $435 million East County Substation project that broke ground in early 2013 has been energized and is now operating within San Diego Gas & Electric's electricity transmission system, according to a release from the utility.

San Diego International Airport is hosting an event for small and local businesses to discuss business ventures with the airport, rental car companies and the new Rental Car Center’s third-party operator.

(Bloomberg) -- Angelo Gordon & Co. is seeking to raise as much as $750 million for a fund to invest in soured mortgages as banks and government agencies sell boom-era home loans at discounts.

Following a spectacular celebration of its 100th anniversary, A.O. Reed & Co., Southern California’s most respected Mechanical Contractor, is pleased to announce that Mr. David Clarkin has been chosen to lead the company into its next 100 years.

Construction news at municipalities is picking up for 2015's first full week.

(AP) -- The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles County, boosting the chances that pro football could return to the region, according to a newspaper report.

As Assembly Bill 2188, signed into law in 2014 by Gov. Jerry Brown, takes effect, expect San Diego County cities to make major changes to their rules for residential solar energy installation permits.

Business and professional groups have a short list of activities this week.

Eight startups are ushering in a special new year in 2015, as the first group in EvoNexus’ new Irvine incubator began moving into their workspace this week, ready to hit the ground running when the clock strikes midnight. Or soon after, anyway.

(AP) -- Recent heavy rains have brought a blooming of mushrooms to parts of Northern California.

Three construction competitors won first-place honors in their individual crafts at the 14th Annual San Diego Associated Builders and Contractors Craft Championship Competition.

A comparison of building construction contract values awarded during each of the last two calendar years may show 2014 was a better year for building construction in San Diego — but perhaps just barely.

The San Diego office of Colliers International handled the sale of a 24,000-square-foot, industrial building at 41973 Remington in Temecula for $2,805,000.

More than half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions. It seems natural at the end of a year and the beginning of a new one to make a pledge to pursue healthier or more productive habits. There is no reason construction professionals shouldn’t take advantage and set positive goals for 2015. Here are a few New Year’s resolutions worth consideration by members of our industry whether you are a CEO, owner, skilled craft professional, or brand new construction apprentice just starting a career.

San Diego’s construction industry in 2014 saw a major setback in expanding the San Diego Convention Center, but also bright spots in bayfront beautification and job growth.

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