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The first phase of the housing market's recovery in San Diego County seems to have drawn to a close, but a second phase is coming that could breathe new life into the local construction industry and help spur growth throughout the economy, said economist Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics in Los Angeles.

Project Design Consultants began in a small office in downtown San Diego in 1976. Since that time, PDC has helped transform communities throughout the Southwest and has played an integral part in the redevelopment of downtown.

When Nick Jackson visits a commercial building, he looks beyond the obvious details like furniture, carpeting and landscaping. He's more interested in something less tangible: the structure's ENERGY STAR rating — a measurement of its overall energy efficiency.

The value of a construction project manager is mistakenly overlooked by many owners — until major problems threaten to turn their dream project into a nightmare.

Dave Erickson and Michael Hall started their construction firm from the ground up. Literally.

(AP) -- Marina del Rey -- the aging Los Angeles County harbor area that for decades drew boaters, tourists and bar-hoppers -- may be ready for another makeover.

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