In this special report, The Daily Transcript pays tribute to the developers in San Diego County. This annual feature focuses on development projects around the region, from retail and commercial spaces to residential projects, and more.
With 13 new communities under development from Chula Vista to Yucaipa, the San Diego division of William Lyon Homes has bolstered its project management team with the addition of industry veteran John Vance.
With several neighborhoods in progress throughout San Diego and Riverside counties, Del Mar-based Brookfield Homes expects to close escrow on 520 homes in 2004. Much of the year's success -- as well as the business plan for 2005 -- lies in the homebuilder's past years of thoughtful planning, consistent land acquisition and partnerships in the development of master-planned communities.
Just eight years after starting his own company with a single custom home in 1960, Corky McMillin led the firm -- The Corky McMillin Cos. -- into building its first master-planned community. It was a bold venture that would set the tone for the company's growth, spanning two centuries and five decades.
Tucked away in a corner of San Diego Bay, down at the base of Point Loma and just northeast of the airport lies a 361-acre piece of prime waterfront property that, until recently, was a destination for generations of young naval personnel. The Navy is gone now, but more than 75 years of history echoes on in the streets, buildings and open spaces of what was San Diego's Naval Training Center.
Employees at T.B. Penick & Sons Inc. set a new safety record in the last year. The 365 days of no loss time injuries was the lowest in the 100-year history of the company. This equates to half a million-work hours on the job.
San Diego's construction industry remains busy working to keep up with demand for new and renovated commercial space across the county. As each development project reaches completion, one primary goal of the owner and/or tenants is to move in and become operational as quickly as possible.
Doug Wilson is no stranger to downtown redevelopment. He has built commercial and housing projects in burgeoning urban cores from Denver to San Francisco and now San Diego.
Blokhaus, a San Diego-based development company, currently has construction under way for BarrioHaus, a mixed-use urban compound located at the corner of National and 16th avenues in the heart of the emerging Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego.
The San Diego division of Newport Beach-based John Laing Homes has established its official San Diego headquarters in Carlsbad, moving into an entire 15,311-square-foot floor in the Cornerstone Corporate Centre on Palomar Oaks Road.
In this era of publicly held corporate giants absorbing home-building companies, local entrepreneur Bill Davidson is bucking the trend.
With more than 200 estate-size homes expected to be built within the next 12 months -- most priced over $1 million -- Davidson Communities has a dominant presence in the luxury home market in San Diego and Riverside counties.
Peter Quinn is vice president of development and acquisitions for Voit Development Co.'s newest office located in San Diego, Calif.
Voit Development Co., an Orange County-based commercial real estate development firm, has expanded into the San Diego market.
Ed. note: Following is an excerpt from a conversation between California Builder magazine and Steve Doyle, president of Brookfield San Diego, who will serve as president of the California Building Industry Association in 2005.
Rick Engineering Co., on the eve of its 50th anniversary, has opened a branch office in Sacramento. The move comes as a part of the company's continued efforts to pursue a smart growth strategy driven by the needs of their clients. The office will be serving local homebuilders and developers as well as local municipalities.
San Diego's top commercial real estate brokers are getting together for breakfast at the Hyatt Aventine La Jolla at 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 9. This is no ordinary breakfast. It's the Commercial Realtors Association of San Diego (CRASD) annual event, the Deal Maker Awards.
Reno Contracting completed the shell for CancerVax's new headquarter facility, located in the Carlsbad Research Center. CancerVax is a biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of immunotherapeutic products for the treatment of cancer.
Office condominiums -- office suites that are owned by individuals or companies and are located within a larger facility -- are the newest way for small- to moderate-sized office users to gain long-term control over their workspace expenditures.
Developments across the county and a look at some of the people behind the scenes.
Find out what's hot (and what's not) in the local building industry, as the Transcript takes a look at development projects around the county.
This special section focuses on development projects around the county, from retail and commercial spaces to industrial and residential projects, as well as the developers behind them.
This section focuses on the developers and their projects in San Diego County, and also takes a look at some relevant development issues around the rest of the nation. From north to south, this report highlights commercial, industrial and residential projects.
In this annual special section, we pay tribute to the developers and their projects in San Diego County - from retail and commercial spaces to residential projects.