Remodeling and renovations seem to be the name of the game in the local restaurant business, as chefs, entrepreneurs and even large corporations are taking existing spaces and giving them their own style and culture.
The Westin Gaslamp Quarter recently celebrated the installation of its iconic new sculpture on May 15, which is displayed in front of the newly remodeled hotel for all visitors and local San Diegans to enjoy.
Mesa del Sol — a new hilltop community in La Mesa comprised of 36 homes with sweeping views, a convenient locale and top quality design and craftsmanship — has announced that construction is scheduled to begin on Phase II of the community in late May.
The project really began 16 years ago, after the city held a series of public workshops to ask people what they'd like in the new Central Library, and architects Rob Quigley and Tucker Sadler Associates were commissioned to work on the design.
Soon, San Diego County will likely have a new way of bringing large amounts of electricity into the region, just in time for summer and the months that traditionally take the greatest toll on the region’s electrical grid stability.
Camp Pendleton, one of the Department of Defense’s busiest military installations, is in the midst of a five-year, $3.4 billion base-wide building boom that continues to play a major role in employing the skills and expertise of local architects, designers and construction companies for modernization projects both large and small.
It’s an exciting time for the San Diego bayfront. The Port of San Diego is in the midst of two construction projects that will bring added public space and new amenities including parkland, public restrooms, landscaping and improved pedestrian walkways.
The mood at the latest roundtable discussion held at The Daily Transcript was upbeat for the most part about the local construction industry, regarding where things are now and where they are headed. Sponsored by SPADA Innovations, the roundtable brought together eight industry leaders who said that while things may be looking up, there are still many hurdles to overcome.
Derek Davis, president and founder of DavisReed Construction, describes his company as fast-moving and adaptable, creative and quick thinking, with a more relaxed culture and an emphasis on the individual. If that sounds more like a startup than a general contractor with as much as $300 million in revenues, it’s by design.
As president of Poway-based TFW Construction Inc., Ted F. Weeks, III presides over a company whose construction industry roots go back 70 years to Connecticut, and the Ted F. Weeks and Sons Construction Company run by his grandfather.
In the face of a changing marketplace and continual challenges for the industry, find out what construction plans are currently in the works and how San Diego developers are changing the region's landscape.