From the general contractors and engineers to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers -- in this section, we explore the relationships between these parties, how they work together and which companies are working on which projects.

  • James "Jim" Frager

    Jim Frager has an appetite for challenges.

  • Supply lines for the engineering army underground

    Every military unit includes not only the front line troops -- the point of the spear -- but also the miles and miles of supply lines of fuel trucks, mechanics, weapons trucks, medical and culinary units and even the accounting, personnel, computer and legal specialists at field headquarters.

  • Scholarship Foundation expands community outreach

    EGCA Foundation, the charitable arm of the local Engineering & General Contractors Association, has raised more than $180,000.00 in scholarship funds from its contractor and affiliate members -- the companies who build our roads and underground infrastructure: utility, water and sewer lines.

  • EGCA: A family of great construction families

    Founded by family-owned engineering contractors in 1952, the Engineering and General Contractors Association (EGCA) has been a San Diego force for six decades. EGCA represents general engineering contractors in San Diego County -- those doing sewer, water, storm drains, utilities (wet and dry), grading paving, asphalt, concrete and road building for public and private work throughout San Diego County and beyond.

  • Regional crisis in asphalt supply and price

    The alarm bells are sounding; the canary has fainted; and it looks like asphalt prices are strapped to a Saturn rocket -- more than doubling in the last two years. It is a supply crisis whose roots can be traced to decades of short-sighted decisions at a myriad of government levels.

  • Contractors plan for cleaner air

    "Everyone wants cleaner air, for ourselves, for our children and grandchildren," said Engineering & General Contractors Association Board Member Mike Shaw of Perry & Shaw, based in El Cajon. "But there is a Category Five challenge bearing down on the construction industry. It can make obsolete 90 percent of the equipment in use today. The biggest asset most construction companies have is their equipment, and much of that is about to become worthless."

  • Gregory A. Rogers

    Pacific Building Group's CEO Greg Rogers has more than 30 years experience in every level of commercial construction.

  • Gregory Nowell

    "We're passion-driven, not market-driven," explained Gregory Nowell, ASLA, principal of Nowell & Associates.

  • Mike Jensen

    Mike Jensen joined Cumming LLC in March 1998 as regional manager of the San Diego office. Since then, he has become a principal in the firm and most recently was named the chief executive officer of cost management.

  • Lyle Gabrielson

    Lyle Gabrielson has been the president of Rick Engineering Co., the largest San Diego-based civil engineering company headquartered in San Diego, since 1984, and has been a part of the firm for 37 years. The firm celebrated its 50th anniversary in business this year.

  • Barratt American's Metrome now topped out

    The final beam has been placed on Barratt American's Metrome condominium project in the East Village. The "topping out" is significant in the construction of the building as it represents the fact that the highest point in the structure has been reached.

  • Remodeling, renovation at the ready equals results

    Operating, maintaining and managing a larger facility can drain time, resources and capacity. There seems to be no way to create the necessary time, generate the right level of support, or work within tight budgets to get all the jobs done that need to get completed.

  • Davis & Adams Construction builds on relationship with Hitachi Data Systems

    When Hitachi Data System (HDS) decided to augment their corporate campus in Santa Clara County and spend $7.2 million, they looked south to San Diego. As a result of the relationship Davis & Adams Construction developed in San Diego with HDS they were awarded the contract for HDS's world-wide corporate headquarters in Santa Clara County.

  • Dewhurst & Associates announces promotions

    General contracting and design firm Dewhurst & Associates' Chairman of the Board, Don Dewhurst, who is actively involved in the business, announced the following promotions at a recent board meeting.

  • Building great things in San Diego

    With the purpose of "building great things" -- great teams, great projects, great relationships -- DPR Construction Inc., a forward-thinking commercial contractor and construction manager, continues to deliver measurably more value to its customers and employees in San Diego.

  • Good & Roberts: Partnering for success

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  • Masson & Associates opens Riverside County office

    Masson & Associates Inc., a consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, land surveying and land development, is opening a second office in Riverside County to support its flagship office in Escondido.

  • Premium construction services

    Roel Construction hasn't been around as a family-owned contractor for 89 years with just blind luck.

  • RSI leads the way in Title 24 roofing

    RSI Roofing has been a leader in the implementation of the new Title 24 requirements, which took effect Oct. 1.

  • Honolulu exploding with condo development

    HONOLULU (AP) -- With buyer demand driving Hawaii's housing boom, developers have created a bulge in the area near downtown Honolulu called Kakaako, where there are plans for 14 new residential towers with about 4,000 units.

  • September U.S. construction spending rises for third consecutive month

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. construction spending rose for a third straight month in September, led by the biggest rise in homebuilding since February, government figures showed.

  • San Diego County infrastructure grades just passing, according to engineers

    While water supply, wastewater systems, and open space and parks are "meeting acceptable standards" regarding San Diego County's infrastructure, other areas such as storm water collection and treatment are just passing, according to a report released by the San Diego Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

  • L.A. County needs to spend $50 billion on upgrades, engineers say

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The county's crumbling infrastructure needs $50 billion in upgrades during the next five years, with streets, highways and urban-runoff systems in the most dire conditions, according to a statewide engineers group.

  • Camp Pendleton recognized for energy conservation

    Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton on Wednesday was honored for its contribution to energy conservation. The base was recognized as a Leader in Energy Savings in the annual Department of Navy Energy Awards -- one of only five Navy establishments nationwide to be honored.

  • Two San Diego County water districts outline upcoming projects

    New reservoirs and pipelines were the focus of two San Diego County water districts, unless rising materials costs get in the way.

  • Pomerado Hospital says it can expand without damaging the environment

    The quandary: how to expand a major north San Diego County hospital that will help people, without bringing harm to the environment.

  • Katrina's impact likely to drive up prices of building materials

    The flooding and destruction that resulted from Hurricane Katrina will affect not only fuel costs for San Diego contractors, but also the demand for and cost of building materials.

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Who's Who in Construction & Engineering - 2011

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Who's Who in Construction & Engineering - 2008

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Who's Who in Construction & Engineering - 2007

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