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  • Housing starts rise slightly in March

    Builders broke ground on more new homes nationwide in March, although the increase missed expectations. Housing starts climbed 2.8% from an upwardly revised February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000, the Commerce Department said...
  • Managing construction projects is in Deryl McKissack's genes

    The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
  • L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block

    L.A. moving to get $7.5 million in public art funds off starting block
    Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape. The...
  • Blue Lagoon reopened after sewage spill closure

    Orange County Health Care Agency officials on Wednesday reopened about 2,000 feet of coastline around Blue Lagoon after a sewage spill Monday from a nearby mobile home park. A sewer line block at a residence in the Laguna Terrace mobile home park...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • Senior housing task force members needed

    The Laguna Beach City Council is accepting applications from residents willing to serve on a new senior housing task force. The panel will be asked to advise the Planning Commission by Dec. 30 on what the city can do to keep the elderly in their homes...
  • Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again

    Once-tired PacMutual Plaza is prime office space again
    In a sign that the definition of prime office space is undergoing a dramatic shift, an old downtown Los Angeles office complex — once considered second rate — is now outperforming many of its newer, glitzier competitors. PacMutual Plaza,...
  • Ulman playing poker in dealing with Howard Hughes Corp. [Editorial]

    In poker, sometimes a strong hand is just as effective as a good bluff. It just gets tricky when the stakes are high. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman went "all in" with Howard Hughes Corp. last week over improvements both sides agreed are needed for...
  • Community asked to give thoughts on residential-based group homes

    Community asked to give thoughts on residential-based group homes
    Burbank residents are being asked to weigh in on the city’s housing element at two meetings slated for next week, one of which will include a City Council discussion on implementing a moratorium on certain development permits, with the idea being to...
  • Stage collapse probe: flawed construction and likely no permit

    A stage that collapsed at an Anaheim high school and left two dozen students injured had flawed construction and may not have had a building permit, according to school officials. In a message posted Wednesday on the Servite High School website,...
  • Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday

    Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore to begin Sunday
    A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours. The $66 million project to remove and replace the...