Donald Butler is a hard-hitting linebacker for the San Diego Chargers who likes to get after the quarterback. He enjoys the physical contact of football and fine-tuning his body to be in football shape on game day.
Federal officials, local politicians, developers and contractors gathered in Sorrento Valley recently for the groundbreaking of the new San Diego FBI headquarters.
The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District has recently determined that "…some equipment that has historically been operated as portable equipment may, in fact, not qualify to be portable."
If you are a general engineering contractor, you should know that the Engineering & General Contractors Association (EGCA) is the only organization in San Diego catering its services to the general engineering contractor: those doing sewer, water, storm drain, utilities (wet and dry) grading, paving, asphalt, concrete and road building for public and private work. We represent both union and non-union contractors, contractors who pride themselves on being the best of the best in the industry.
There’s a lot of home owners associations (HOA) out there that are managed by property management companies but ultimately, the board of directors are the ones that make the budgeting decisions. Often times, roofing is a big part of that equation. With the roofs most likely being the largest investment throughout the property, it is vital that the roofing decisions that are made are the right ones. We’ve compiled a list that works not only for the board of directors, but also property management companies that are in the process of making a roofing decision.
RDO Equipment Co. has created a new rental brand called RDO Rents. This brand demonstrates RDO Equipment Co.’s expanding rental operation and pride in the RDO Equipment Co. name. The main office is in the former B&B Heavy Construction Equipment Rental building at 10108 Riverford Road in Lakeside. The RDO Rents brand is currently utilized in construction stores throughout Southern California and the Southwest, including Riverside and Lakeside, Calif.; Flagstaff, Phoenix, Prescott and Tucson, Ariz.; Austin, Fort Worth, Irving, Laredo, San Antonio and Waco, Texas.
Established in 1993 as a build-to-suit general contractor in Southern California, Reno Contracting has garnered a solid reputation as a leader in providing expertise to commercial and industrial construction projects for a diverse range of clients in the public and private sectors. Having managed more than $1 billion in ground-up and build-to-suit construction, Reno specializes in services for business clients in the biotech, hospitality, medical, military and retail sectors.
NEW ORLEANS — Federal red tape has forced Mayor Mitch Landrieu's administration to temporarily suspend its aggressive effort to repair broken streetlights in New Orleans. Through Sept. 30, Deputy Mayor Cedric Grant said contractors had fixed 10,373 light outages reported by residents, leaving a backlog of about 1,720.
For Eric Scheidlinger the rules in commercial construction have changed. As a manager at Reno Contracting, Scheidlinger has responsibility for one of the firm’s newer divisions, Reno Efficient Sustainable Practices (ESP). Created in 2009, Reno ESP focuses on improving facilities’ energy efficiency and overall sustainability, helping to strengthen the performance of a new or existing building and as a result, enhancing operating and cost efficiencies.
When it comes to architectural design, it pays to commission a local architectural firm that can aptly expedite a health care or life sciences project through the development process. Pacific Cornerstone Architects’ design team possesses the needed technical expertise, creative professional talent and knowledge regarding local and state requirements. The firm's established working relationships with such review and approval agencies as the Office of Statewide Planning and Development, Department of Homeland Security, the city of San Diego, Caltrans, the city’s planning commission and traffic divisions help a project come together with skill, speed and ease.
When cutting thin sheets of wood to roof a birdhouse, you are not going to use a chain saw, just as when you’re renovating the interior of your building, you are not going to need a 500-man construction crew. You’re going to need experts skilled in the things important to you: high-end finishes, attention to detail, noise control, cleanliness, restoration expertise and, most importantly, good listeners.
PCL Construction Services Inc. is a diverse builder, providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services in the commercial, civil and industrial sectors from 28 locations throughout North America. In 2010, ENR magazine ranked PCL as the sixth largest contractor and the sixth largest green contractor in the United States. PCL established its San Diego office in 2004 with 15 employees and continues to grow with more than 60 staff members today. Noteworthy local projects include:
A year ago, contractors were optimistic that 2011 would be the turning point in the industry, and that better times would be ahead. At a roundtable discussion held by The Daily Transcript and sponsored by Neal Electric two weeks ago, most of these same construction executives were singing a different tune.
For general contractor Jaynes Corp., which has been around since 1946, the key to its staying power is preparation.
The construction industry has been one of the hardest hit markets during the current economic downturn, with approximately a third of the firms folding.
Before construction began on the new Aztec Center earlier this year at San Diego State University, the building had to be designed. That design had to be made feasible within its surroundings.
Take a closer look at some of the executives and firms involved in the development of our region.
Take a closer look at some of the executives and firms involved in the development of our region, from general contractors and engineers to designers, subcontractors and suppliers.
This special report focuses on the players helping to build San Diego -- from general contractors and engineers to prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
Take a closer look at some of the leading construction and engineering firms involved in the development of our region.
Take a closer look at some of the people involved in the development of our region and their current projects.
From the general contractors and engineers to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, we'll explore the faces behind the scenes of construction projects. This section is supported by the Engineering & General Contractors Association.
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.
From the general contractors and engineers, to the prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers -- in this report, The Daily Transcript will explore the relationships between these parties, how they work together and which companies are working on which projects.