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The Rincon San Luiseño Band of Mission Indians has announced plans for a major expansion of the Harrah’s Rincon Casino Resort in Valley Center.
Members of the Engineering and General Contractors Association have adopted a proposal to assimilate into the San Diego chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.
(AP) -- San Francisco's Planning Commission has approved an environmental plan to create a neighborhood of skyscrapers in the heart of the city.
Escondido's Echo Pacific Construction has begun a large modernization project on the campus of Gauer Elementary School in Anaheim.
The mood at the latest roundtable discussion held at The Daily Transcript was upbeat for the most part about the local construction industry, regarding where things are now and where they are headed. Sponsored by SPADA Innovations, the roundtable brought together eight industry leaders who said that while things may be looking up, there are still many hurdles to overcome.
Soon, San Diego County will likely have a new way of bringing large amounts of electricity into the region, just in time for summer and the months that traditionally take the greatest toll on the region’s electrical grid stability.
Derek Davis, president and founder of DavisReed Construction, describes his company as fast-moving and adaptable, creative and quick thinking, with a more relaxed culture and an emphasis on the individual. If that sounds more like a startup than a general contractor with as much as $300 million in revenues, it’s by design.
As president of Poway-based TFW Construction Inc., Ted F. Weeks, III presides over a company whose construction industry roots go back 70 years to Connecticut, and the Ted F. Weeks and Sons Construction Company run by his grandfather.
Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants (CTaSC) has recently been retained to evaluate the maintenance process of existing terrazzo, stone and tile installations in Terminals 1 and 2, and will assess the specified terrazzo flooring materials for the San Diego International Airport expansion areas now under construction. “The Green Build,” as it is known, is a $1 billion project scheduled to be completed in 2013.
It’s an exciting time for the San Diego bayfront. The Port of San Diego is in the midst of two construction projects that will bring added public space and new amenities including parkland, public restrooms, landscaping and improved pedestrian walkways.
Solar has quickly become a trend in San Diego for both residential homes and commercial buildings. The only difference is, this trend is going to stick.
The project really began 16 years ago, after the city held a series of public workshops to ask people what they'd like in the new Central Library, and architects Rob Quigley and Tucker Sadler Associates were commissioned to work on the design.
One day last September, about 400 concrete trucks rolled down Imperial Beach Boulevard and Seacoast Drive to pour 4,000 cubic yards of concrete into the foundation of the new Seacoast Inn.
In October 2009, ECOtality Inc. subsidiary eTec (Electric Transportation Engineering Corp.) announced signing a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy that would grant it license to undertake the EV Project, which promised to deliver the beginnings of a widespread electric vehicle charging infrastructure in several areas of the country.
“Green Tech” is needed now more than ever in the construction industry to meet increases in CALGreen Title 24/Part 6, as it relates to energy consumption reductions.
The San Diego brewing industry is expanding, with two-dozen breweries on tap to open within the next year. It’s an industry being built by a slate of brewers bent on entrepreneurship.
More than 1,500 Camp Pendleton Marines are now making themselves at home at a modern and energy-efficient new Bachelor’s Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) completed earlier this year.
Remodeling and renovations seem to be the name of the game in the local restaurant business, as chefs, entrepreneurs and even large corporations are taking existing spaces and giving them their own style and culture.
Camp Pendleton, one of the Department of Defense’s busiest military installations, is in the midst of a five-year, $3.4 billion base-wide building boom that continues to play a major role in employing the skills and expertise of local architects, designers and construction companies for modernization projects both large and small.
Recently, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board announced its intention to adopt yet another set of (mostly ineffective) storm water regulations which will impose massive costs on small and large businesses, the military and local governments in our region.