Workshop in San Diego

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As mentioned in an earlier post I''ll be presenting in San Diego in January at the 5th Annual CPM Conference. I arrive in San Diego on the morning of Friday, January 16, 2015 and I''m presenting in the afternoon on Saturday, January 17. I wanted to reach out to a wider audience regarding the trip to determine whether there are any companies in the area interested in hosting a low cost collaborative workshop while I am in town.

Clark Construction to design, build $250M stadium in San Diego

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The 35,000-seat project at San Diego State University represents a fraction of the work being done at the campus and other Southern California institutions

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San Diego Seaport Project To Transform Waterfront

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Conceptual design work continues on the Port of San Diego’s planned $1.5-billion waterfront development

CPM Conference in San Diego

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I will be presenting at the 5th Annual CPM Conference in San Diego in January on two topics. The first presentation provides a jaded construction lawyer''s perspective on the cultural and legal implications of BIM and IPD for Construction Project Management and the second is actually a short Katy''s Castle Workshop. Both events are on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The presentation is from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the workshop is from 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

San Diego airport officials vote to use PLA on $3B airport project

Construction Dive

San Diego International Airport staff said agreements with local unions are key to keeping the design-build redevelopment on pace with its five-year schedule

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

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will expand its San Diego, CA global headquarters, including the creation of an innovation center of excellence where surgeons from around the world will be educated and trained on the latest NuVasive spine technology and procedures designed to drive clinical predictability and improve patients’ lives. “It’s an exciting day for NuVasive and a proud moment for San Diego,” said San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. NuVasive, Inc.

Airborne America takes flight in San Diego

BD+C

Later this month, Airborne San Diego, a 26,508-sf indoor skydiving facility, will open in this city’s East Village near Petco Park stadium

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Diego

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the San Diego area

Traton and a San Diego Company to Partner on Autonomous Trucks

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The Traton Group and TuSimple, a San Diego based self-driving technology company focused on heavy-duty trucks, have announced the companies are entering into a global partnership to develop self-driving trucks.

Blurred Lines Parody of San Diego Mayor Filner

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Below is a clever parody of the pop song Blurred Lines aimed at the creepy groping Mayor of San Diego. Thought readers might enjoy a little comic relief. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! James L. Salmon, Esq. Collaborative Construction 300 Pike Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Summary of Services and James L. Salmon''s CV Office 513-721-5672 Fax 513-562-4388 Cell 512-630-4446 JamesLSalmon@gmailcom Collaborative Construction Website No Silos Website

Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S.

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billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs. The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 Read: Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Diego

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San Diego construction starts should rebound nicely in 2019, says Dodge Data & Analytics

Construction on $1.5B San Diego waterfront kicks off

Construction Dive

The developer will build a $165 million headquarters for the Navy as part of its 99-year lease deal

Colepepper Plumbing Streamlines San Diego Service Through Acquisition

Contractor Magazine

Top-rated provider announces acquisition of 53-year-old Arthur Brown Plumbing

Turner-Flatiron JV To Build $2.3B San Diego Airport Terminal

ENR Construction

The new $2.265-billion facility to replace the existing Terminal 1 will have 30 gates

High court, big impact: San Diego Central Courthouse

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Rising 24 stories in the center of downtown San Diego, the San Diego Central Courthouse, with its subtractive massing and slender form, topped with a dramatic aluminum-panel crown structure, makes a bold architectural statement about the future of civic buildings in America’s Finest City

Will rising material costs slow San Diego's building boom?

Construction Dive

The increase in steel prices is likely a major factor in developers' decisions to hold off on new projects

Snake your drain: Five-and-a-half foot snake found in San Diego toilet

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Well, this week in San Diego, a plumbing urban legend came to life. Snakes have long been part of plumbing folklore. Content Classification: Curated. read more. Plumbing

San Diego’s newest library branch will be family focused

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It took nearly two decades, but a design-build team finally broke ground last month on a new branch of the public library system for the city of San Diego. The 14,376-sf Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Public Library—named after the city’s former mayor and his wife, whose family is one of the new library’s donors—will be nearly four times larger than the 3,850-sf, 56-year-old branch it replaces

BNBuilders Begins Construction on Illumina San Diego Facility Expansion

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- BNBuilders will commence construction on the Illumina manufacturing expansion in San Diego, California. BNBuilders is tasked with the interior build-out of a new 300,000-square-foot facility to expand Illumina’s existing San Diego operations. Specializing in biotech construction projects, BNBuilders is utilizing its technical expertise to support the growth of the biotech industry in San Diego and the West Coast. .

California City Scoop: Construction Starts in San Diego

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Dodge data on projected 2018 construction starts in San Diego

HED expands leadership in San Diego

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Effective May 8, 2014, Harley Ellis Devereaux ’s San Diego Office has added new team members to the leadership group. The new Office Leader for San Diego is Neville Willsmore. Originally from Australia, where he earned his degree in Architecture and spent his early career, Neville moved to San Diego in 1999. Exclude Content: Yes. read more. Architects

Turner-Flatiron JV To Build San Diego Airport Terminal

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The new $2.265-billion facility to replace the existing Terminal 1 will have 30 gates

San Diego approves P3 for $1B convention center complex

Construction Dive

Work on the infrastructure required for the convention center and hotel could begin as early as 2019

San Diego Airport Authority Passes $2.2 Billion Expansion

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The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority unanimously approved a $2.2 billion terminal replacement plan for Lindbergh Field. The airport board’s approach would replace the Terminal 1's 19 gates within 10 years and add more capacity in future phases. It will spend the next two years preparing environmental impact reports, refining the design and firming up financing for the $1 billion first phase.

Could this 500 foot, Bjarle Ingels-designed observation tower rise in San Diego?

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A new 500-foot observation tower from Bjarke Ingels Group could grace San Diego’s waterfront Central Embarcadero in the near future… if it passes an environmental review and is approved by the California Coastal Commission

Resiliency at center of $1.5B Seaport San Diego design

Construction Dive

Sea-level rise and potential seismic activity are two of the factors influencing the project's design

EPA Approves $614M WIFIA Loan for San Diego Project

ENR Construction

Environmental Protection Agency has announced a $614-million loan to the City of San Diego for a water purification project The U.S.

PCL helps deliver San Diego Airport International Arrivals facility

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The San Diego International Airport (SAN) International Arrivals Facility just got a major upgrade. In 2017, the airport boarded nearly 22 million passengers, making it one of the busiest airports in California. Of those, over 800,000 were international passengers—a number that has continued to rise.

New library branch in San Diego opens with its community’s learning and working traits in mind

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On January 26, the 15,000-sf Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Library in San Diego opened to the public. The $17.9 million, one-story facility, whose construction was officially completed on February 5, is four times larger than the former library branch, and is serving the Mission Hills and Hillcrest neighborhoods

San Diego Construction Firm Pays $5.4M to Settle Fraud Claim

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Harper is a large, privately-held general contractor headquartered in San Diego. Harper Construction Company, Inc. has paid $5.4 million to the United States to resolve allegations that it fraudulently billed the government for work on multiple projects on military bases. It was alleged that Harper knowingly used sham small disadvantaged businesses and then falsely certified to the government that it used legitimate small disadvantaged businesses.

City of San Diego - Mission Hills - Hillcrest Public Library: Government/Public Building

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San Diego’s newest library is not only four times larger than its predecessor, but also significantly more sustainable

Crime fighter: San Diego County's new forensic facility helps battle crime in three ways

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The new San Diego County Sheriff's Crime Lab, Major Crimes, and Property & Evidence Unit Building is the latest addition to the County Operations Center in Kearney Mesa. It replaces a facility that was located in a converted hospital

Mixed-use development includes University of California-San Diego campus extension

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At a cost of $275 million, a new mixed-use project in San Diego will combine residential space, office space, and retail space with a University of California-San Diego campus extension. The project, designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE and dubbed Parks & Market, recently broke ground at its location five blocks away from the San Diego Padres’ Petco Park

San Diego’s waterfront redevelopment would go beyond a mere ‘project’

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San Diego Unified Port District last week voted 6-1 in support of a $1.2 The plan, known as Seaport San Diego , calls for 75% of the approximately 70 acres of redeveloped land to be used for parks, beaches, and other public spaces billion waterfront redevelopment plan that includes as one of its centerpieces a 480-foot-tall spire.

Flatiron JV wins $224M stretch of San Diego's North Coast Corridor

Construction Dive

The award brings the team — which also includes Skanska and Stacy and Witbeck — a total of $560 million of work on the $6 billion project

Level 10 Construction Builds New Exhibit at San Diego Zoo

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Level 10 Construction has completed building a new 16,500-square-foot habitat for Asian Leopards at the San Diego Zoo in California. The exhibit, which opened in June, replaces the leopards’ former Cat Canyon home and connects with the existing Panda Trek Exhibit to the north. The Asian Leopard habitat was designed by Architects Mosher Drew.

Could this 500 foot, Bjarke Ingels-designed observation tower rise in San Diego?

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A new 500-foot observation tower from Bjarke Ingels Group could grace San Diego’s waterfront Central Embarcadero in the near future… if it passes an environmental review and is approved by the California Coastal Commission

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

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Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. . Featured Surveys & Research Workforce Development Atlanta Austin Charlotte employees Hiring job requirements Robert Half Salt Lake City San Diego Survey Washington DC workforce training

Health Care Award of Merit: UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center

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During construction, the UC San Diego campus expansion was Southern California’s largest ongoing health care project and the second-largest in state history