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  • Building on History

    SAN DIEGO -- The former Wyoming National Bank building sat empty for more than two decades, with little hope for it to ever be restored.

  • Fairbanks Ridge Achieves Style andAffordability

    SAN DIEGO, CA. - Fairbanks Ridge Apartments is an affordable housing development integrated into an upscale master-planned community that includes million-dollar homes.

  • Enlighten 2006 Call for Speakers


  • A Call to Action

    "The Year of Awareness: A Call to Action" was the theme for enlighten 2006, the International Association of Lighting Designers' (IALD) annual education conference. Held at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, the sunny location made an equally strong impression on the 200-plus attendees, as did...

  • Carlsbad, Calif.: City Ordinance Produces MoreThan 1,700 Units

    This city requires 15 percent of all new residential developments to be affordable to low-income residents.

  • Project splits to include more housing

    San Marcos, Calif.—When The San Elijo Hills Development Co., a master developer inexperienced with affordable housing, faced new inclusionary housing rules on its latest development, it turned to Bridge Housing Corp. for help

  • Building affordable housing, country club-style

    Carlsbad, Calif.—In a ritzy new master-planned community at the edge of a world-class golf course and resort sits a 180-unit complex of low-rise stucco structures.

  • LIHTC prices, demand among issues weighed at NCSHAconference

    San Diego—Prices for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) have dropped from their recent lofty peaks, and they may dip even further, according to speakers at the recent National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) conference.

  • Reinforcing Old Framing

    Q: We're remodeling a 1930s vintage San Diego home and have to seismically reinforce its cripple walls with plywood, shear transfer plates, and hold-downs. Because all the framing is very dry and most of the cripples measure only 1 foot to 2 feet in lengt

  • 3rd Party Oversite

    Pattinson is president of Barratt American, in Carlsbad, Calif., and the immediate past president of the California Building Industry Association. He's also the man who led the fight to give builders in the Golden State the absolute right to repair.