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Sudberry Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Civita Development

The charging stations provide 12 to 25 miles of charge per hour.

CHW Launches Online Financial Counseling for Hopeful Low- and Moderate-Income Homebuyers

The service, called E-asy Account, uses real-time consumer data to help clients set realistic financial goals.

San Diego City Council Committee Delays Vote on Linkage Fee Plan

A San Diego City Council committee has voted to postpone action on a proposed compromise plan regarding commercial development linkage fees.

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Dempsey Completes $1.2M Pavilion at Art Institute

Dempsey Construction Inc. of Carlsbad recently completed a new $1.2 million education pavilion at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas.

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Kleinfelder Sees Downtown as Central Place to Expand Globally

ENGINEERING: Access To Work And Workers a Key Driver in Co.’s Strategy

The increasingly overlapping worlds of energy, transportation and the environment figure into the business expansion plans of San Diego-based Kleinfelder Inc., and they were also a factor in the recent move of its headquarters to downtown San Diego.

Proposed Linkage Fees Would Double Levy

PROPERTY: All Sides See Need For Affordable Housing Solutions

Affordable-housing advocates and the business community have worked out a compromise Version 2.0 of a controversial plan to boost so-called linkage fees geared toward commercial development projects in the city of San Diego.

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Kearny Mesa Office Park Sells for $19.5 Million

San Diego-based Monro Capital Inc. has acquired the four-building Tierrasanta Research Park in Kearny Mesa for $19.5 million, according to brokerage company Cassidy Turley, which represented the buyer and seller.

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AECOM Signs $10 Million Lease at Emmes-Owned Downtown Tower

Engineering and consulting services provider AECOM Technology Corp. has signed a seven-year lease for approximately $10 million, to occupy a space at the 1 Columbia Place office tower in downtown San Diego, owned by New York-based Emmes Asset Management Co. LLC.

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Official Start of U.S. Construction on $120M Cross-Border Airport Bridge Announced

Developers and San Diego civic leaders recently announced the official start of construction for a new $120 million cross-border pedestrian bridge linking Otay Mesa with Tijuana International Airport.

Local Median Home Price Up 8% for the Year in June

The median price on house sold last month in San Diego was $450,000, up 2.3 percent from May, and up 8 percent from June 2013, according to Dataquick, the San Diego real estate research firm.

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Pension Fund Buys Three Carmel Valley Office Buildings for $39.2M

West Sacramento-based CalSTRS, the pension fund of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, bought a three-building office portfolio in Carmel Valley for $39.2 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

San Marcos High-End Real Estate Is a ‘Sweet Spot’ In the Sun

When most of us think of San Diego County luxury homes, San Marcos may not be the first community to come to mind. But think again. This sleepy city that houses the relatively new California State University, San Marcos has several pockets of magnificent luxury homes, many with the best views in the county.

Mixed-Use and Mass Transit Combine to Meet Needs of Tomorrow

DEVELOPMENT: Input Sought on Plan for Trolley Linking Downtown, UTC

As demographic groups, millennials and retirees are both making strong cases for developing dense, walkable neighborhoods along mass-transit corridors, with shopping, dining and other amenities accessible without a car trip.

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North Embarcadero Makes Changes for the Better

PROPERTY: Additional Amenities Add to Public Appeal of Waterfront Site

The ever-changing face of San Diego’s downtown waterfront, now a busy hive of construction activity, is about to see completion of its newest addition — the $31 million first phase of the North Embarcadero improvement project.