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While downtown San Diego-based TSA Contracting may not be as busy as it was before the recession, it is staying active with mostly smaller niche projects.

Business groups will take on a variety of topics this week — from work-home balance to international real estate to an innovation summit.

A new Performing Arts Center and Production Studios facility has broken ground at Patrick Henry High School.


The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is the voice of the $130 billion industry representing contractors connecting communities and the United States with power, lighting and integrated systems. This is a closer look at San Diego NECA electrical contractors who work in all aspects of electrical construction.

(AP) -- Colorado River water has begun pouring over a barren delta in Mexico, the result of a landmark agreement between the United States and Mexico.

Sean Giffin, leasing manager for the NTC Foundation, has worked to overhaul 27 historical buildings at Liberty Station in Point Loma, and now has the greater challenge of doing it without redevelopment funds. Giffin, nominated as a Young Influential by Preston Cavignac, account executive of Cavignac & Associates, said 16 of the buildings that were intended for civic, arts and cultural uses have been completed and are 83 percent occupied.

Who doesn’t have that classic story of hitting it big in online poker during college, taking a break from school, moving to Cabo San Lucas and starting a scuba diving business, then returning to finish school, form a consulting company, then organize a music and technology festival, became an initial member in the Qualcomm Labs group and leave that to start a home services app company, all before age 30?


For the first time in 18 years, San Diego State University will host the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pacific Southwest Conference from April 3 to 5.

San Diego apartment rents have moderated from their peaks, as increased construction pushed vacancies back up near 5 percent.

The Carlsbad City Council voted on Tuesday to award a contract to install a solar photovoltaic energy system at the 32-acre Alga Norte Community Park.

(AP) -- California Department of Food and Agriculture officials are releasing hundreds of thousands of sterile Medflies near the University of Southern California campus in an effort to eradicate an infestation of the citrus-destroying pest.

Escondido-based Bilbro Construction Co. is being awarded $11,009,552 for a firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple-award construction contract for work on a tracked vehicle maintenance cover at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms.


Bast/Wright Interiors, a San Diego-based interior design firm, has changed its name to McCormick & Wright to acknowledge Kellie McCormick’s contributions to the firm over the past 16 years and her new position as principal.

Through the first two months of the year, the value of construction contracts awarded around San Diego County is lagging the production of January-February 2013.

Funding has been secured to move forward with a project to improve a busy rural highway intersection south of Ramona, according to a release from the California Department of Transportation.

(AP) -- Silicon Valley's largest water provider said it is cutting water allocations due to California's ongoing drought.


Tenants are looking for a space that can serve as a catalyst for creativity, and buildings are being redesigned to fit those needs — but there isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer.

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego has named Selldorf Architects for a planned expansion of the institution's La Jolla gallery.

San Diego will receive more than $2.5 million for two projects out of $334 million for 53 projects across the state in new funding from the California Department of Transportation.

El Cajon's Granite Hills High School has earned an Award of Honor in the new-built category as part of the 2014 C.A.S.H./AIACC Leroy F. Green Design + Planning Awards Program.

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