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BMPs

BMPs

BMPs: aka Best Management Practices related to all-things storm water. To mitigate the potential for pollution from urban runoff, local, state, and federal agencies have instituted regulations requiring development planning and Best Management Practices (BMPs) for construction and post-construction phases of a proposed project. These standards require control of storm water-related pollution from development and redevelopment projects […]

By |2019-02-25T09:20:41-07:00February 25th, 2019|Word of the Week|0 Comments

Got Stormwater? Are You Aware of the City of San Diego Changes at Your Jobsite?

Got Stormwater? Are You Aware of the City of San Diego Changes at Your Jobsite?

By BIA Stormwater Task Force 
Are you aware of the City of San Diego’s new rules for construction BMPs!

 

Effective October 1, 2018 the City of San Diego has made effective substantial changes in the Stormwater Standards Manual. Pay particular attention to Part […]

By |2019-03-04T13:44:55-07:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

San Diego City Council Shows Moxie

San Diego City Council Shows Moxie

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO
This week, City Council had a choice. Green light a 442-unit condominium project by local developer Sunroad or bow to Labor demands. They did the former. Their unanimous action to deny a project appeal by Labor shows they have moxy. The night before Council cast their vote, attorneys for […]

By |2019-02-19T09:31:00-07:00February 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Silvergate Manages Hurdles of Middle-Market Housing

Silvergate Manages Hurdles of Middle-Market Housing

Image courtesy of Silvergate Development

A rendering of Bonita Glen, a 170-unit apartment complex being proposed for Chula Vista by Silvergate Development. Studio E Architecture is the designer on the project.

By Thor Kamban Biberman

When Ian Gill and James Reynolds co-founded Silvergate Development in […]

By |2019-01-31T13:35:07-07:00January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Planning Groups: The Foundation to Building Better Neighborhoods

Planning Groups: The Foundation to Building Better Neighborhoods

By Rita Mahoney, ColRich and Melissa Stayner, LGC Valley Geotechnical

Weigh-in on Development Decisions for Your Neighborhood

Community Planning Groups

To ensure that all perspectives (voices) are considered at the Community Planning Group level, the Building Industry Association (BIA) and other […]

By |2019-01-28T11:14:32-07:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

YIMBY (Yes in My Backyard)

YIMBY (Yes in My Backyard)

YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard) is a pro-development movement in contrast and opposition to the NIMBY (acronym for “not in my backyard”) phenomenon. In California, YIMBY groups support new housing growth, pro-housing policies & legislation, and engages political activism. Check out CA YIMBY’s website and their video here. […]

By |2019-01-21T14:40:05-07:00January 21st, 2019|Word of the Week|0 Comments