A revamped medical campus, talk of civic projects and university campus additions continue to move forward in the Central San Diego region.

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Propositions S, N transforming community college campuses

To show how Propositions S and N have affected the San Diego Community College District's campuses, Dave Umstot holds up a chart spotlighting each project, with progress noted by a certain color.

Father Joe's 15th & Commercial set to open in November 2011

After a delay, work has begun on Father Joe's 15th & Commercial affordable housing complex, located downtown.

AIA San Diego announces 2010 award winners

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Diego chapter is pleased to announce the 2010 winners in its annual Design Awards and the Young Architect of the Year Award (YAYA) programs.

Construction complete on $260 million Rady Children’s Hospital Acute Care Pavilion

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has completed construction of the new 279,000-square-foot Rady Children’s Hospital Acute Care Pavilion, located at 3020 Children’s Way in the Kearny Mesa area of San Diego.

Major construction under way at UCSD

Driving around the UCSD campus, one could be forgiven for thinking the school is just opening its doors. With more than a dozen major construction projects under way, tarps flutter in the wind, hard hats bob and the skyline is dominated by scaffolding. About $750 million of work is being done on or near the campus, and another billion dollars’ worth is in the design stage.

Ninth & Broadway organizers in search of funding

The design and support are in place -- but until money becomes available, the Ninth & Broadway project remains a concept.

Sanford Consortium to provide collaborate space for stem cell research

Researchers and executives in the San Diego life sciences industry often remark that the sector here is more of a community than it is anywhere else in the country. That mentality is being carried into the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.

New eco-friendly fire station planned for downtown San Diego

For the first time in nearly 40 years, there will be a new fire station in downtown San Diego.

Green Build airport terminal expansion continues

Pile driving tests have begun at Lindbergh Field as the Green Build project to expand Terminal 2 continues to roll on.

New student housing project at SDSU under way

After various permutations and five years in the design phase, the Plaza Lindo Paseo student housing project is now under construction near San Diego State University. The $25 million project is funded entirely with private capital, an unusual characteristic for any project in this economy. Jeff Daley, of general contractor J.R. Daley Construction Inc., said the private financing came from a group of equity investors, including his company, and was finalized in early 2010. Without the funds, said Daley, the project would never have gotten off the ground.

Construction set to begin on Scripps Proton Therapy Center

A groundbreaking has taken place for the planned $185 million, 102,000-square-foot Scripps Proton Therapy Center in the Carroll Canyon area.

Office, condo high-rise in East Village now apartment project

Initially planned as a condo and office high-rise, the Leeding Edge project at 16th and G downtown is now slated to look slightly different.

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Roundtables

Executives: Not enough work to go around, even in public sector

Current industry conditions and predictions of what could be ahead were the main focus of various Southern California construction executives during an executive roundtable discussion at The Daily Transcript offices in early August.

Soaring Dimensions 2010 videos

Student housing project at UCSD under way

Sept. 2, 2010 -- Reporter Carlos Rico tours UCSD's new transfer student housing project that is currently under construction.

Containing Report

Soaring Dimensions - 2010

The Daily Transcript presents the 29th edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county, plus Temecula and Murrieta.

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Soaring Dimensions - 2013

The Daily Transcript presents its 32nd edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county.

Soaring Dimensions - 2012

The Daily Transcript presents its 31st edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county, plus special reports on the Port of San Diego, and Temecula and Murrieta.

Soaring Dimensions - 2011

The Daily Transcript celebrates its 30th edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county, plus Temecula and Murrieta.

Soaring Dimensions - 2010

The Daily Transcript presents the 29th edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county, plus Temecula and Murrieta.

Soaring Dimensions - 2009

The Daily Transcript presents the 28th edition of Soaring Dimensions. Take a closer look at real estate and construction developments in all regions of the county.

Soaring Dimensions - 2008

The Daily Transcript presents the 27th edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county's real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and redevelopment projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

Soaring Dimensions - 2007

The Daily Transcript presents the 26th edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county's real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and redevelopment projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

Soaring Dimensions - 2006

The Daily Transcript presents its 25th edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county's real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and redevelopment projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

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