In this special report, the Transcript looks at San Diego's commercial real estate industry, including some of the local remodeling and tenant improvements projects that have recently been completed or are under way. The Transcript collaborated with BOMA San Diego to present this section.

  • RSI Roofing: Moving forward

    RSI Roofing announces the hiring of Brent House as Director of Operations.

  • Harbaugh Family Trust selects Davis & Adams for community revitalization effort

    Many of San Diego's older communities are looking for community leaders to take the reins when it comes to revitalization. These efforts are often put on hold because of construction costs, local economics and building restrictions. However, local grown leaders like George Harbaugh know the risks and put together a team consisting of Principal Mark Swenson of Studio C Architecture, Rosado and Associates for property management, Retail Properties Group for leasing, and Davis & Adams Construction for building.

  • Mid-year real estate update

    Often, business owners are focused on their core business versus real estate decisions. However, their choices regarding whether to lease, buy, build or renovate space can have a significant impact on the bottom line. A real estate banking expert is a valuable source of information for a business owner. They help customers understand real estate deals and what works best for their business.

  • In-depth knowledge, understanding of construction, TIs key to clients' bottom line

    When it comes to commercial real estate, the knowledge and expertise brokers provide their clients on each transaction is key to success, and understanding the impact that construction and TIs can have on a deal is important.

  • Deputy chief of land use and economic development to address city's land use, real estate issues at BOMA luncheon

    BOMA San Diego will feature Jim Waring, deputy chief of land use and economic development for the city of San Diego, at the July 11 membership meeting. Waring will discuss land use and real estate issues in the city of San Diego, including plans for real estate assets and the department that oversees these assets. With the change in mayor, he will also address what's in store for planning and development services in the city.

  • BOMA San Diego member Stucky elected to BOMA international office

    BOMA International has elected Dave Stucky to the role of secretary/treasurer on the 2006-2007 board of directors. Stucky currently serves as the building manager and special projects coordinator for the city of San Diego.

  • BOMA CAL endorses statewide infrastructure bond package

    The Building Owners and Managers Association of California (BOMA Cal) conducted its quarterly meeting in San Diego on June 15. The main topic of the meeting was to discuss the outcome of the recent elections.

  • Hazard Center receives BOMA International TOBY Award

    BOMA San Diego's own Lisa Gualco, RPA, FMA, was honored with The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Award at BOMA International's annual North American Commercial Real Estate Congress and The Office Building Show held June 24-27 in Dallas. Gualco was the winner of the 250,000-to-499,999-square-foot category for the Hazard Center Office Tower, managed by PM Realty Group.

  • What to look for from a bidding contractor

    One of the most common questions I get asked is how to deal with issues of vendor performance. My answers today are much different than they would have been two years ago. This is in large part due to the complex and changing legal requirements -- co-employment being one of them -- that are dramatically shifting the legal risks and potential liabilities from decisions you make every day.

  • Mechanic's liens: What you need to know

    An unpaid contractor or supplier who furnishes labor or materials to improve California property can record a mechanic's lien against the property. Property can be subject to a mechanic's lien even if the property owner did not personally enter into the agreement. In some cases a property owner may be liable to a contractor who has dealt with a property manager or tenant. To avoid these involuntary liens, property owners and managers should be familiar with mechanic's lien law.

  • How to establish a roof maintenance program

    The most important reason for establishing a roof maintenance program is to protect the capital investment of a new roof. Proper roof maintenance will not only add years to the life of a roof, it will also uncover problems before a roof leak wets insulation, creates mold and damages the interior of the building.

  • State hospitals could find seismic inspections reprieve in Sacramento bill

    LOS ANGELES -- California hospitals could get a break as they struggle to meet a deadline to renovate buildings in danger of buckling during a major earthquake.

  • Roel completes 'nautical' TI for Kaye Rose & Partners

    Roel Construction (News) reported Wednesday it has completed a “nautical” tenant improvement construction for the law firm Kaye Rose & Partners, located in Emerald Plaza.

  • Poway's first solar school joins regional trend

    The first solar-powered school in the Poway district will open in August, with solar energy powering 50 to 60 percent of the school’s electrical needs.

  • Building 2 for Gen Probe completed

    Construction is complete on the 291,000-square-foot Building 2 at Sequence and Genetic Center drives in Mira Mesa for Gen-Probe (Nasdaq: GPRO), a biotechnology firm. Smith Consulting Architects was the architect for the $44 million project. Michael Fredericksen, senior director of facilities, safety and real estate for Gen-Probe, provided oversight. Good & Roberts was the general contractor.

  • Irvine Co. has renovations under way at its downtown office towers

    Six of The Irvine Co's downtown office buildings are getting a facelift, and the Orange County developer is spiffing up its other properties here as well.

  • Energy showcase honors those who use wisely

    Population for the state of California is expected to increase 1.2 percent in the next decade, with energy demand growing alongside.

  • Mid-county market faces shrinking land supply, density and spiraling costs

    High construction costs could impact the mid-county market, but there aren't that many sites left on which to build.

  • Water Authority boosts budget for conservation

    The San Diego County Water Authority announced its board of directors approved an addition of $1,327,957 to its fiscal 2007 budget.


  • Diversification, partnerships names of the game for General Lock

    Not often can a company count some of its competitors as critical business partners. But San Diego-based General Lock, the world's largest private security hardware company, has managed to carve out multiple niches in a market stacked with larger companies.

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