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Opportunities for non-residential construction contractors in San Diego are improving after a struggle that lasted beyond the last recession, but profit margins and have yet to recover as much, according to several construction executives at a recent Daily Transcript roundtable.

August meeting schedules remain light as business groups gear up for their fall schedules. However, a panel on amateur athletes turning pro, meetings on real estate and energy, as well as that summer staple, mixers, abound.

(AP) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that Los Angeles County violated a Clean Water Act permit when excessive storm water pollution was detected in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers.

The San Diego Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) will offer a course for commercial real estate professionals from Sept. 19 through Sept. 21.

(Bloomberg) -- SolarCity Corp., the second-largest U.S. solar company by market value, reported a narrower second quarter loss as demand for rooftop power systems surged 71 percent.

HomeAid San Diego has added several new board members to guide the organization on its mission to build dignified housing for homeless families and individuals. 

Alan Nevin has joined the Xpera Group as director of economic and market research.

Solana Beach-based Watkins Landmark Construction celebrated on Tuesday a milestone in the building of Stadium 2 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, the construction of which broke ground in March during the 2013 BNP Paribas Open.

(AP) -- Long Beach has gone low-tech in its battle with freeway noise by erecting what's called “The Great Wall of Mulch.”

San Diego County is one of the world’s leading craft beer destinations, and recognized for the variety, character and quality of its local brews. So, it’s only fitting that San Diego’s largest craft brewery -- Stone Brewing Co. -- will soon be featuring new locations at San Diego International Airport.

(AP) -- The federal government is withholding more than $2.2 billion in grants from Los Angeles County's train and bus system because of labor union complaints over state pension reform.

In coming years, schools across the Temecula Valley Unified School District will be the focus of millions of dollars in improvements, and the district could see planning efforts underway on potentially four new schools.

La Mesa-based Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions LLC has hired M. Boone Hellmann as a resource consultant to collaborate on future projects.

General contractor and construction management firm C.W. Driver has acquired Good & Roberts, a 34-year-old, San Diego-based construction company.

San Diego and Sacramento saw the largest decreases in the rate of homes going under contract in 14 days, with drops of 6 and 7 percentage points, respectively, according to Redfin's Fastest Markets report for June 2013.

Back in August 2010, the level of construction activity at San Diego International Airport’s Green Build project was highlighted by foundational pile driving tests, and preparing for the demolition of the second pedestrian bridge standing in the path of a new dual-level road in front of Terminal 2. The Terminal 2 expansion, which is what the piles being tested were needed for, hadn’t even begun yet. Fast-forward three years later. The light at the end of the terminal has been reached.

The $907 million expansion of San Diego International Airport dubbed “The Green Build” has far exceeded expectations in getting done on time and under budget, and in funneling work to local businesses.

The plan for shifting passenger access and processing to the north side of the airport is taking shape as the completed Green Build developments to the south look to take advantage of them in the future.

In an effort to reduce airport traffic congestion and improve customer service, a new Rental Car Center is now in design for the San Diego International Airport.

To say the San Diego International Airport Green Build Landside Project was built with the community in mind would be an understatement. From early community input into the design, to local subcontractor involvement, added sustainability elements, and the construction of the world’s largest United Service Organizations facility at an international airport, the $227 million Terminal 2 landside improvements are the result of significant community involvement.

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