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December 1, 2010
Grading has started on Civita, San Diego County’s first major master planned community since the real estate bust and, at 230.5 acres, the largest development of its kind in Mission Valley history.

But unlike past large-scale projects in the valley, Civita promises a new direction toward the goal of creating San Diego as a "city of villages," where walkability, livability and sustainability will dominate.

The word that Civita’s developer, Sudberry Properties, uses is "blurb."

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November 30, 2010

SAN DIEGO — An outdoor shopping area in EastLake has transformed into a giant snow globe until Christmas Eve.

Each night the magical snow fall at the Village Walk in EastLake is choreographed to music and lights in the courtyard near the center's koi pond.

"We have two shows at night and it runs through December 24th and we're going to get the community involved," said Dianna Lawless, the Village Walk spokesperson. "We have community carolers perform as they walk among the stores."

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Friday, 13 August 2010 00:00
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MAYOR JERRY SANDERS
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Mayor Applauds Two San Diego Communities For Receiving Sustainability Recognition.

Communities of Village at Market Creek, Quarry Falls Now Eligible For Grants

 

August 31, 2010
Mayor Jerry Sanders congratulated the San Diego communities of The Village at Market Creek and Quarry Falls (Civita) for being chosen as "models of sustainability" by the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development. Only 11 other communities in the state received this recognition – and San Diego is the only city with two communities on the list.

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Monday, 05 July 2010 00:00
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Residential Building Permit Values Up 21 Percent, Commercial Down 9.8

 

July 5, 2010
From January through May, local construction continued a slow recovery from a lingering slump, with the overall value of San Diego County residential and commercial building permits rising 7.8 percent from the same period of 2009.

However, figures released June 24 by the Construction Industry Research Board show credit for the rebound goes mostly to residential building.

In what’s become a familiar pattern so far this year, the value of residential building permits – for the construction of new single and multifamily housing, as well as alterations and additions — rose 21.5 percent through the end of May compared with a year ago.

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