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The San Diego Association of Governments will be holding a public meeting for input on the Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement Project on Thursday from 6-8 p.m.


The county’s wind energy ordinance will be on the board of supervisors’ agenda Wednesday, as it holds a public hearing that could give the green light to wind energy projects in the Boulevard and Borrego Springs areas.


San Diego’s construction employment stayed constant from February to March, but increased year-over-year, according to recent data released by California’s Employment Development Department.

When talking about the real estate industry, most people break it down as follows: developers that build it, brokers that sell it, and property managers that take care of it.

Things are picking up on the construction front this week, as more municipalities plan to meet.

The sun has been winning the battle with the clouds thus far in May, with the first few days filled with hot rays of sunshine. Clouds may roll in this week, but they won't stop these upcoming events.

Los Angeles-based Kilroy Realty, which owns 5.25 million square feet of mostly office space in San Diego County, saw a significant drop in its net income in 2013's first quarter, but is focused on a longer-term investment strategy.


McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and Cuningham Group have completed the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center's master plan, which calls for a five-phased expansion of the hospital campus over the next 20 years.

Architects Mosher Drew promoted four leaders to president, vice president, principal and senior associate.

In a project made possible by a local solar energy installer and a nonprofit organization, the first solar panels were anchored in place Thursday on the Broadway Heights home of Jimmie Martin and Connie Clark.

The La Jolla YMCA will be the recipient of approximately $7.5 million from the Ruth and Tom Shepherd Trust. This donation allows the La Jolla YMCA, a branch of the nationís leading nonprofit, to continue to strengthen the foundations of community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, according to a release.


ID Studios has been selected to provide interior design services for the law firm Perkins Coie LLP office in Carmel Valley.

It does not look like the Plaza de Panama project will be completed by Balboa Park’s centennial in 2015, but there is a small chance the project will move forward.

The likelihood of a homeowner being approved for a short sale and foreclosed on a day or two later has diminished as a result of California laws that took effect Jan. 1.

Four laws pertaining to construction mechanics' liens have had little effect since coming online last year.

Cases and claims dealing with workers' compensation got some major overhauls with Senate Bill 863, which took effect Jan. 1.

The ongoing South Bay school corruption cases involve 13 active or former area school officials, a construction bond underwriter and the president of a construction firm. All 15 defendants have pleaded not guilty to various charges, ranging from extortion and conspiracy for some to bribery and the intentional filing of false documentation for others. Most of them are charged with multiple counts of each of their alleged crimes. The acts detailed in the indictments deal in large part with the interactions of the school officials, who would carry out votes on who would handle construction and banking activities for projects approved by their districts, with bond underwriter Gary Cabello and Seville Construction Services President Jeffrey Flores. The indictments cover many years’ worth of accusations, highlighting acts such as a dinner reported to have been bought by Cabello for representatives of the Southwestern Community College District at Fleming’s Steakhouse around Oct. 30, 2008 – a dinner reported to have cost him more than $1,100. In all, the indictments laid out more than 200 charges against the 15 defendants.

Since 1982, Clayton M. Anderson & Associates (formerly known as Anderson & Kriger) has been developing a highly seasoned professional staff of construction industry experts who utilize their past experience in construction and technical fields, as well as the latest technology to present their clients’ claims in the best way possible.

New changes to California construction indemnity agreements now favor subcontractors when it comes to legal fees.

Balfour Beatty Construction has recently received industry recognition from two local associations for two of its completed projects.

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