Construction Notebook


January 6, 2012


PrimeCo gets Alhambra Regency contract

PrimeCo Painting and Construction, of Oceanside, has been awarded the contract to paint exterior surfaces of Alhambra Regency, a 60-unit, mixed-use community located on Main Street in Alhambra.

The painting is part of a renovation project being done by general contractor, AV Builders of San Diego, according to CEO Tony Madureira. Robert Canup is the contractor's jobsite superintendent.

Construction management on the project is being handled by John Van Blerck and Robert Detro, of JVB Construction Management of Poway.

Larry Ratliff, manufacturer's representative for BASF, was responsible for the development of paint specifications to meet some unique requirements of the building's exterior components, including waterproofing of the masonry surfaces.

PrimeCo's project manager, Rigo Tovilla Jr., is responsible for overseeing their work and is being assisted by on-site foreman Edgar Lorenzo, according to Bill Butler, director of business development.

Steven Schrader joins JCJ Architecture

Architect Steven Schrader recently joined the firm of JCJ Architecture as senior project manager. Schrader most recently held a position with Carrier Johnson + Culture, where he was employed for 20 years.

He has previously served as senior project manager on several San Diego-area projects, including DiamondView Tower, Kilroy Centre Del Mar, the Chula Vista Police Department Headquarters and Civic Center Renovations and the Vista Civic Center.

His addition at JCJ came about by a chance encounter in 2011.

At JCJ, he has recently served as senior project manager on JCJ's California Baptist University Adams Plaza Renovation project. Schrader graduated from the University of Oregon in 1984.


January 6, 2012