Ray Huard

Reporter

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Phone: 858-277-8904

Recent Stories

Location of New Library Brought Construction Challenges

ARCHITECTURE: Architects Tapped Craftsman Style

A $21.1 million new Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Library is both homage to the past and a warning for the future.

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Parking Changes May Boost Infill Projects

BUILDING: Developers Applaud End of Regulation

Tim Foley, a San Diego developer who specializes in building infill apartment projects in the city’s urban neighborhoods, said he’ll likely be able to build more apartments for less money thanks to a new law that eases parking requirements.

Local Apartment Rent Increases Were Out of Fast Lane in February

San Diego apartment rents in February grew at the slowest rate in six years, according to a report from a national property management and real estate software company.

JLL Takes Coworking Space For Satellite Office in Carlsbad

The commercial real estate firm JLL is expanding in San Diego County, opening satellite offices in Carlsbad.

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Kensington Commons Sold For Nearly $22.7M

Project has 34 apartments.

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North Park Mixed-Use Complex Sold For $5.7M

Complex includes 10 apartments and 1,820 square feet of commercial space

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Special Report: Flight to Industrial Fuels Renovation Market in I-15 Corridor

PROPERTY: Key Updates, Amenities Are Alternatives to New Building

A 37-year-old Scripps Ranch industrial building has been gutted, renovated and put back on the block in what some real estate brokers said is a market that’s exceptionally tight but among the most desirable in the region for industrial space.

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Erickson-Hall Makes Employee Ownership The Foundation of Its Succession Plan

Workers at Erickson-Hall Construction Co. based in Escondido will eventually own the company under a plan put in place by the company’s founders, David Erickson and Michael Hall.

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Special Report: Increases Expected in 2019 Construction Costs

BUILDING: Tariffs, Demand for Materials Likely to Boost Prices

A year ago, construction costs were rising so fast with fear of tariffs so shaking the industry that some contractors started stockpiling materials. That’s over, with many San Diego County contractors predicting a slow but steady rise in costs through the end of 2019.

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Porsche Dealership Design Is Detour From Carlsbad’s Criteria

Building a new Porsche dealership in Carlsbad for came with some special challenges for Dempsey Construction.

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