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Miller Hull designs mixed-use ‘anchor'
for a new neighborhood in San Diego

Image courtesy of I.D.E.A. Partners
The developers say the IDEA1 complex will anchor a mixed-use area they are promoting that would be similar to South Lake Union.

Dollar Development opens Mercer Island apartments

By JOURNAL STAFF

Dollar Development Co. has opened Mercer West, a five-story, 85-unit apartment building at 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 27th Street on Mercer Island.

Real Estate Buzz: Rezone could bring big changes to Mount Baker

By NAT LEVY

When the Mount Baker light rail station opened in 2009, there was a lot of talk about rezoning the area around it. After years of planning and deliberating, stopping and starting, the city seems to be getting close to the finish line.

Squabbling stalls rail safety push

By JOAN LOWY

Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're needed and if so, who should pay.

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Heathrow's new $4.2B terminal set to open

By GREGORY KATZ

The rundown, overcrowded Terminal 2 at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport is long gone, about to be replaced by a spacious new building built to handle 20 million passengers each year.



N.D. OKs power line in historic battlefield area

By JAMES MacPHERSON

North Dakota regulators on Wednesday approved a permit for a proposed $375 million high-voltage power line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield, a site in the western part of the state where a battle between U.S. Army soldiers and American Indians occurred in 1864.



Disaster-resiliency expert Stephen Flynn says we can do a better job preparing for the worst.



TODAY'S STORIES

A & E
ABC Awards • Tenant Improvement
ABC Awards • Institutional
Squabbling stalls rail safety push
N.D. OKs power line in historic battlefield area

Business
Mayor Murray to unveil wage hike
More employers start wellness programs
Fairchild will not get new tankers
State officials say 600,000 newly insured for health
Stowaway shows big gaps in airport security
Tech leads market lower
Apple to increase buyback, split stock

Construction
Week-long summer camp is all about construction
Survey: Abbott Construction
Heathrow's new $4.2B terminal set to open
Survey: Mortenson Construction
Survey: BNBuilders
ABC Awards • Mechanical Construction
Builder’s risk insurance can be a subcontractor’s best friend
ABC Awards • Community/Public Service
Reduce financial risk by tracking construction costs
ABC Awards • Specialty Construction
Survey: Venture General Contracting
Survey: Andersen Construction
Financing equipment? Know these 7 things first
New law protects contractor proposal information
ABC Awards • Electrical & Communications
Unique demolition project goes underground
Survey: Skanska USA
Survey: J.M. Riley Co.
ABC Awards • Demolition
Worker shortage ‘coming at us like a freight train’
ABC Awards • Commercial Construction
What can public agencies learn from Bertha’s journey?
ABC Awards • Eagle of Excellence • Mixed-Use Construction
Burst main floods downtown Corvallis
Clean energy lab dedicated in Idaho
Sales of new homes plunge 14.5%
Settlement will allow sale of land for Alaska park

Environment
Bus supporters vow to file new initiative
FEMA has $7.6M for Snohomish County

Technology
Double-layer passwords offer more protection

Real Estate
Real Estate Buzz: Rezone could bring big changes to Mount Baker
KBS signs tenants at Bellevue office park
HFO founder starts new Portland company
Security Properties buys Las Vegas apartments
Archaeologists, tribe clash over remains taken from project site
Miller Hull designs mixed-use ‘anchor' for a new neighborhood in San Diego
LinkedIn to anchor new S.F. high-rise
Dollar Development opens Mercer Island apartments
Building ban eyed in slide hazard areas


Weekly apartment update






Week-long summer camp is all about construction

By LUCY BODILLY

At Construction Adventure Camp, kids will learn framing, wiring and plumbing while assembling a prefabricated coffee house.
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Do you have renderings or photos of recent projects? Share them with DJC readers. Send high-resolution images and information to maude.scott@djc.com.




Vote “yes” on Prop. 1


The case involved a contractor’s attempt to foreclose a lien that included the unpaid balance of its written contract plus unwritten change orders.


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