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(AP) -- California water regulators are discussing how to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's order for water rates that maximize conservation during a historic drought.

A groundbreaking ceremony is set to be held Wednesday on a $65 million project to bring transit stations along state Route 15 that will eventually serve the Metropolitan Transit System's Rapid bus lines in dedicated lanes within the freeway's existing median.

(Bloomberg) -- Five Point Holdings Inc., a developer of master-planned communities in California co-owned by Lennar Corp., is considering an initial public offering.

The U.S. Green Building Council has announced two changes to documentation requirements for projects that may be eligible for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certifications.

Several municipalities are meeting this week, but few have construction updates this first full week of July.

The Sundt Foundation, a charitable organization funded by Sundt Construction Inc. and its employees, raised $41,000 for the ALS Association San Diego at the Mike Gaines Charity Golf Tournament last month.

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step," the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said.

Construction is set to begin on phase 2 of the Chula Vista Third Avenue Streetscape Project in the city’s Third Avenue Village District.

The San Diego City College Math and Social Sciences Building and Parking Structure project has received the Distinction Award from the Design-Build Institute of America Western Pacific Region.

California’s construction unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent in May, but still ranked seventh highest in the United States, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Architects and designers around the country say homeowners and developers are seeking more efficient square-footage plans while simultaneously looking for greater accessibility inside and outside the home.

(AP) -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he will block enforcement of new measures that make it easier to dismantle homeless encampments until the City Council softens some provisions.

In 2013 and the start of 2014, eight builders raised $1.7 billion issuing new shares, after just six companies had gone public in the previous two decades. Four chief financial officers spoke candidly during a PCBC panel about builders executing IPOs during a key window in the fast-moving market.

The U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit known for developing the nationally recognized Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, standards, announced on Tuesday a new path through which California project developers can earn LEED certification.

(Bloomberg) -- New York University defeated an attempt to block its $6 billion expansion plan in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, leaving just one lawsuit in the way of a massive development in the historic neighborhood.

The master plan update for San Diego International Airport will be the topic of a pair of upcoming public presentations planned for by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.

(AP) -- Bon-Ton Stores Inc., like a number of other retailers, is turning some of its real estate in to cash.

The first half of 2015 brought news of high-profile public and private projects, and new state regulations for contractors.

The health care construction industry remains robust, while emergency room visits are on the rise despite the Affordable Care Act.

Many people are unaware that we are in the midst of the biggest transfer of money and power in the history of the United States. For the past 60-plus years, the electric utility industry has been monopolized by very few companies operating in very large service territories with a captured client base. That model is changing rapidly.

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