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Optimistic about the residential real estate market in the Western United States, San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital has funded $64.3 million on 23 projects so far in 2013.

A new mandate coming online Jan. 1 that involves prequalifying contractors on school construction projects has local districts already starting the process.

Most municipalities are back in session this week and have public works updates.

The city of Chula Vista and the Western Council of Engineers have reached a two-year labor agreement regarding compensation and other employment conditions for city workers.

The San Diego Association of Governments has won a $14 million federal grant to replace four aging timber trestle bridges in Los Peñasquitos Lagoon in North County, a critically needed project to ensure the reliability of Amtrak, Coaster and Freight services in the nation’s second-busiest rail corridor.

The NewSchool of Architecture and Design has appointed Tatiana Berger as associate professor of architecture.

In terms of monthly supply, San Diego County had the fewest finished residential lots of any major market in the country as of the end of June.

At the request of Commissioner Mark Ferron, the California Public Utilities Commission has held off a hearing that may have resulted in the commission’s final ruling on San Diego Gas & Electric’s application to build the Bay Boulevard Substation.

The best way for construction companies to minimize risk is to create a culture of safety in the workplace, according to industry experts.

(AP) -- Landlords of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum have granted the University of Southern California (USC) control over the historic arena for the next century.

When the public enters the main entrance of the new central library in downtown San Diego in a few weeks, it will be difficult to miss the main creation from La Mesa electrical subcontracting firm Audio Associates.

Planned to be the primary access route to the heart of the bayfront plan, the H Street extension project went to bid recently and a contract is expected to go before the Board of Port Commissioners for approval on Sept. 10.

Though roughly a year behind its original construction schedule, the ship build that’s reproducing the 1542 sailing vessel of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the San Salvador, is progressing under budget.

By December, two major projects at San Diego State University are expected to open.

NECA Chapter of San Diego's annual charity golf tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 16 at the Vista Valley Country Club. Click here to register.

NECA's educational foundation, Electri International, has released its latest publication with a focus on "Generating Success - An Exploration of the Issues Facing the EC Industry Through The Lens of Family Businesses."

Erickson-Hall Construction Co. has completed reconstruction and modernization work at Mission Elementary School in the Oceanside Unified School District.

San Diego’s Borrego Solar Systems Inc. is poised to get work in 2014 from a source that hasn’t been as reliable for contractors as in the past: the Department of Defense.

(AP) -- A Riverside County, Calif. man has been convicted after he tried to reclaim his foreclosed home by breaking in, removing the property of the new owners and changing the locks.

The proposed construction of a new bayfront electrical substation in southern Chula Vista has the Southwest Chula Vista Civic Association concerned that the public hasn’t been given adequate knowledge of the strings -- or in this case, transmission lines -- that could be attached.

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