Construction crews and architects have been busy in South Bay and East County. Read about the new hospitals, school improvements, city centers, plans for the Chula Vista Bayfront, as well as developments south of the border.

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Work begins on new convention center in Tijuana

Many know of the San Diego Convention Center and what it has done to help revitalize downtown, the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village.

Projects at Southwestern College resume after school board scandal

After scandals halted construction work at Southwestern College, the first project following the reassessment of Proposition R has broken ground.

National City, El Cajon battle with uncertainty of redevelopment

California cities have learned over the last three decades to combat blight and spur economic growth with the use of redevelopment agencies, the state-created bodies that fund new projects with tax revenue from previously completed developments.

El Cajon restricts public contracting by becoming charter city

El Cajon voters in June approved the city’s Proposition D, a ballot initiative that makes it a charter city, thereby increasing its discretion with public contracts.

Main Street makeover

After a bumpy start, the city of Lemon Grove has begun construction on the long-awaited Main Street Promenade, a linear park and transit plaza aimed at revitalizing the downtown core.

Completed renovations at Grossmont Community College well-received

On the heels of a roughly $35 million renovation project at El Cajon’s Grossmont Community College, which recently brought the campus expanded and renovated versions of its student center, the Griffin Center, and its Student and Administrative Services Building, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District is eyeing more improvements.

Expert: Buyers less concerned that prices will fall

Tighter supply is reflected in price changes throughout San Diego County, and David Warren of McMillin Communities said that while sales are up, pricing remains flat.

La Mesa celebrating 100 years with revitalized downtown

The city of La Mesa will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary early next year, but local officials are focused on the future as well as honoring the past. And that foresight appears to be paying off.

First stages of construction rolling out at Las Colinas Detention Facility

A slightly protracted environmental clearance process has put construction work at the site of the new Las Colinas Detention Facility a little behind what had been hoped for by August.

Shovels start, finish hospital projects around East County

Sharp HealthCare’s hospital system in Grossmont is transforming by the day.

Biotech and more envisioned at RiverView center in Santee

Santee may not become “La Jolla East,” but the biotech/bioscience industry that in part defines west-of-Interstate 5 communities like Sorrento Valley and those in the shadow of UCSD may be expanding eastward.

Propositions U, H projects bringing big changes to East County Schools

When students at Granite Hills High School return for classes Sept. 4, they’ll have education’s equivalent of a few shiny new toys to play with: a new TV studio, photography lab and digital media arts center.

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