Read the latest news on construction projects in North County, ranging from new health care facilities to freeway improvements, hotels and military installations.

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Newest Pizza Port location to feature on-site brewery

Construction is under way in Carlsbad on a new 37,000-square-foot Pizza Port store, according to a local contractor.

Stone Brewing Co. rolls on with plans for new restaurant, hotel

Stone Brewing Co. has an innovative flagship restaurant and brewery in Escondido, a company store in South Park and a just- opened place in Oceanside — but has even grander plans for expansion in the county.

North County reacts to population spike with new medical facilities

The Palomar Medical Center is debuting in Escondido this year to much fanfare.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa announces $30 million renovation

In January, the award-winning Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in North County’s upscale neighborhood of Ranch Santa Fe temporarily closed its doors to begin a $30 million renovation. Among the property’s 45 acres of lush landscaping and Mediterranean-style architecture, the renowned retreat —Southern California’s only Relais & Châteaux property — will undergo a renovation that will include remodeled guest suites and major enhancements to the restaurant, bar, spa, fitness center and meeting spaces. The project is slated for completion in September 2012.

Palomar College's makeover includes new planetarium, Health Sciences

With its improved planetarium and Industrial Technology building, Palomar College's campus is undergoing a renaissance this year.

Industrial space is filling up in most North County submarkets

Cassidy Turley Real Estate Services reported industrial tenants in the North County absorbed 477,077 square feet in the second quarter and 899,866 square feet through the first half of 2012.

Region on the rebound from recession

The North County office submarkets from Oceanside to Del Mar aren’t necessarily going backwards but many aren’t improving either.

Hotel building booms in North County

Carlsbad and Oceanside could be awash in new hotel rooms within the next couple of years, but city officials don’t seem particularly worried.

Sage Creek High moving toward 2013 completion

The new high school being built in Carlsbad is more than halfway done and is on schedule to be completed by February 2013.

Escondido to consider becoming county’s newest charter city

Come November, Escondido voters will decide whether to become a charter city.

Camp Pendleton undergoing $3.1 billion overhaul

Solar manufacturing to get boost as Soitec enters market

In March 2011, Soitec, a French manufacturer of electrical semiconductor materials, announced that San Diego would be the site of its new North American solar-manufacturing headquarters. By December 2011, the company decided on a location and purchased a building that would house its operations. Today, that site in Rancho Bernardo, formerly owned by Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) is mere weeks away from becoming a working facility.

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Profiles

NorthMarq profits through downturn, set to have a ‘very good year’

Seven of nine employees left a struggling Capmark Financial Group Inc. to join a newly opened NorthMarq office in San Diego in June 2009. Eric Flyckt was one of those employees.

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New Palomar Medical Center opens for full operation

Aug. 19, 2012 -- Reporter Carlos Rico visits the new Palomar Medical Center on its first day of operation while patients were being transported from the old hospital to the new facility located on the west end of Escondido.

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