This Law Week special report features real estate and construction law.

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12 years later, not 1 home built at Coyote Springs

COYOTE SPRINGS, Nev. — A dozen years ago, lobbyist-turned-developer Harvey Whittemore unveiled plans to turn a huge swath of the southern Nevada desert 50 miles north of Las Vegas into the state's largest master-planned community.

Homeowner association could be sued in Martin case

SANFORD, Fla. — If Trayvon Martin's family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood where the shooting happened and Zimmerman lived.

Solar panels cause clashes with homeowner groups

CUMMING, Ga. — The government wants you to install solar panels at your house, and will even give you a tax break to do it. But your neighbors? Maybe not.

Ex-Mexico official's US property may be seized

SAN ANTONIO — Texas and U.S. authorities are trying to seize $20 million in properties — including a San Antonio strip mall and South Padre Island condo unit — from a former Mexican government official who is accused of buying them with embezzled money.

Student loan payments another hurdle for 1st-time homebuyers

The number of students taking out student loans, the dollar amount of student loans and the rate of default are all going up nationally, which may be putting further strain on the housing market.

Judge denies second TRO to stop construction of Walmart in Sherman Heights

For the second time in three days, a San Diego judge denied a temporary restraining order to halt demolition of the San Diego Farmers Market Building — that is to become a Walmart Neighborhood Market — in Sherman Heights .

Office space market continues to favor tenants

While San Diego County’s office space market is expected to favor the tenant for the rest of this year, 2013 is projected to be neutral, and a landlord’s market is expected to return in 2014 and 2015.

Hoteliers approve Convention Center expansion plan

San Diego took yet another incremental step April 24 in expanding its Convention Center.

Burger Construction improving tenants' environments

After 20 years of providing high-end construction services to a diverse range of industries and organizations throughout San Diego County, Jack Burger, founder and president of Burger Construction, sees some very promising economic trends and developments on the horizon.

Higgs Fletcher & Mack partner finds rewards outside of courtroom

The words and actions of Christina Rimkus Denning have a lasting effect. She gives her legal expertise to those who are in need and also volunteers her time to help those who need a role model.

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