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Coffee & Connections

Coffee & Connections August 3rd

By Michael Harris

Whether you are a new member or have been around for a few years, Coffee & Connections is a way for you to have an informal conversation with a couple of seasoned veterans of the BIA on how to connect and get involved. These quarterly coffees […]

By | 2017-07-17T14:27:34+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

City Committee Approves Park Equivalencies

City Committee Approves Park Equivalencies

San Diego City Councilmember Scott Sherman briefs Technical Advisory Committee on need for Park Equivalencies

By Matt Adams

The City of San Diego Technical Advisory Committee voted to support a plan that would give project applicants the option to meet park standards through […]

By | 2017-07-17T12:38:37+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Home Building Industry Insight

A Home Building Industry Insight

By Scot C. Sandstrom, President New Pointe Communities, Inc.
We have a historic situation of colliding dynamics in the Construction Industry that results in schedule delays and labor issues that is the toughest I have seen in my 30 years: WHY??
 
Storms […]

By | 2017-07-17T11:43:44+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stick it to the newcomer.

Stick it to the newcomer.

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO
From the “you got to be kidding department” comes this latest example of why California’s cities won’t solve their housing cost crisis. Take the City of Solana Beach, an enclave of completely unaffordable housing in San Diego’s […]

By | 2017-07-17T12:51:13+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learn About Accessory Dwelling Units

Learn  About Accessory Dwelling Units

By Mike McSweeney
With all the talk of Housing Reforms regionally, what do you know about accessory dwelling units, granny flats, companion units, junior units, etc.?

 

BIA’s Affordable Housing Committee invites all BIA members who want to know more: the how’s, where’s, and why’s behind this type of housing, to attend […]

By | 2017-07-12T10:28:37+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council Readies for Housing Action Day

Council Readies for Housing Action Day

By Matt Adams

A special meeting of the San Diego City Council to consider policy improvements needed to tackle the housing crisis has begun to take shape. Issues up for discussion at the July 24th session called by Council President Myrtle Cole include project streamlining, making it easier to build […]

By | 2017-07-07T15:20:58+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Race for Campaign 2018 Funds

The Race for Campaign 2018 Funds

By Matt Adams
Candidates seeking or looking to return to political office cleared their first major hurdle of Campaign 2018 with the close of the first contribution filing deadline. Political hopefuls throughout San Diego engaged in a flurry of fundraisers and emails in pursuit of last minute donations ahead of the […]

By | 2017-07-05T10:01:31+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Solana Beach Passes Significant Transportation Fee Increase

Solana Beach Passes Significant Transportation Fee Increase

By Mike McSweeney

The City of Solana Beach passed a Transportation Impact Fee during their June 28th City Council meeting after its first reading. The Cityplans to use this feeto provide a multi-modal transportation plan.  Since the roads are built, the fee will cover pedestrian and bike lanes as alternate modes of transportation.
The TIF for a […]

By | 2017-07-05T09:47:51+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments