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

ENR Construction

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

Workshop in San Diego

Collaborative Construction

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.

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.

Kaiser San Diego's Healing Design Builds Upon Natural World

ENR Construction

Technology and innovation helped deliver this LEED Platinum hospital six months early

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.

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.

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.

NuVasive Building World-Class Innovation Center At San Diego HQ

Business Facilities Blog

With construction starting in January 2018, NuVasive’s San Diego campus will increase by more than 100,000 square feet, bringing the world headquarters’ total space to approximately 250,000 square feet. NuVasive, Inc.

Buildings/Transportation: San Diego Airport Green Build Expansion

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Airport expansion is green, lean and local. Infrastructure

Tech-Driven Demand, Shifts In Trade Policy Boosting U.S. Industrial Sector

Business Facilities Blog

According to Ten-X, Los Angeles; Nashville, TN; San Diego; Portland, OR; and Sacramento, CA are the top markets in which investors should consider buying industrial assets. San Diego.

BNBuilders Keeps Busy in San Diego with CM at-Risk Projects

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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.

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

Constructor Magazine

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

ARS/Rescue Rooter, RighTime team up to help San Diego veteran

Constructor Magazine

The ARS Cares program donates an HVAC system or water heater to a veteran in need by enlisting the help of local veterans’ agencies. Once a veteran in need is identified, ARS works with its local service center and ensures the installation process goes smoothly. read more. Residential Plumbing

San Diego looks to expand water supply through wastewater purification system

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The California drought has left many questioning what they can do to help improve the situation for the future. Content Classification: Curated. read more. Plumbing

Contractors Selected for Border Wall Prototypes in San Diego

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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. .

Omnitracs Opens Its New HQ In Downtown Dallas, TX

Business Facilities Blog

The company relocated from San Diego to downtown Dallas into a space designed by BOKA Powell. Southwest Blog-March-2015 Dallas San Diego Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. The growing transportation technology firm houses over 500 employees. .

Balfour Beatty Construction's San Diego Office Achieves LEED-Gold Certification

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Balfour Beatty Construction has earned LEED Gold certification for its southwest division office location in San Diego, Calif. The firm occupies the third floor of the Cush Plaza Office Building located in Scripps Ranch. Construction of the 22,100-square-foot space required full system design and implementation, as the existing structure consisted of the core only.

Bridging the skill gap with autodidactic open education

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We are presently preparing for our session for Realcomm/IBcon San Diego next week "The Skills Gap – How do we Find, Train and Retain Our Future Smart Building Professionals.". Ken Sinclair, Publisher, AutomatedBuildings.com.

We Hope to See You There!

ProCore

Procore is sponsoring the 2014 Southern California Construction Technology Expo in San Diego! Discover the latest technological advances that will change the way you work with topics including: procore construction software events

CPM Conference in San Diego

Collaborative Construction

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.

'School in a box' project will place school in San Diego public library

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With an emphasis on three E’s—Engage, Educate, and Empower— e3 Civic High is now being constructed on the sixth and seventh floors of a public library in downtown San Diego. Thinking outside the box, LPA Inc. is designing a school inside a box.

C.W. Driver Completes Construction on $73M San Diego State University Lecture Halls

Construction Superintendent Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- C.W. Driver has completed construction on the newly renovated Storm and Nasatir Halls complex at the San Diego State University campus.

First look: UC San Diego opens net-zero biological research lab

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Bringing to life what is sure to become one of San Diego’s most iconic buildings, McCarthy Building Companies, has completed construction for the new J. located on a 1.75-acre site on the University of California, San Diego campus.

Construction Time-Lapse of Sempra Energy HQ in San Diego Available

Construction Superintendent Magazine

In celebration of Energy Action Month, EarthCam released its time-lapse of Sempra Energy’s new headquarters in San Diego, California. Although construction of the 300,000-square-foot, 16-story building was documented for two years, you can watch the project from start to finish in just one minute. frontpage

Blurred Lines Parody of San Diego Mayor Filner

Collaborative Construction

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.

Dealing With Unavoidable Construction Noise

ProCore

San Diego, CA, for example, requires permits for construction work done between 7 p.m. Noise is an unavoidable byproduct of construction and there are numerous places that restrict construction noise to certain hours, or that don’t allow it at all.

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US/Mex Border Wall Delayed by Bidder Protests

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The wall prototypes had been set to be constructed along the border near San Diego so that the designs could be tested in a real-world environment Construction of prototypes for the Trump administration border wall separating Mexico from the U.S.

Pavement Live San Diego November 30th ? December 3rd

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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.

Los Angeles Approves NFL Stadium Design as Possible Home to Two Teams

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A $1.7-billion, 65,000-seat stadium in Los Angeles is approved to be the possible future home to both the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders. Buildings

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities Blog

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Multifamiy sector still strong, say experts at PCBC conference

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But this year’s PCBC (June 27-29, San Diego) had a strong dose of multifamily-related content, according to an excellent report by Patricia Kirk, in National Real Estate Investor. . The Pacific Coast Builders Conference focuses heavily on single-family construction.

FAA Orders Contractor to Lower Crane Height

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered that three cranes be lowered at a $500 million courthouse project under construction in San Diego, reports The San Diego Union-Tribune. .

San Diego office tower to be America's biggest net-zero building

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The 13-floor, 415,000 sf La Jolla Commons II office tower in San Diego will be the largest building in the U.S. built to the net-zero standard upon completion in 2014, according to real estate firm Hines. Energy will be generated from directed biogas and onsite fuel cells. Bloom Energy's cells will generate a projected 5 million kilowatts of electricity annually, equivalent to about 1,000 homes.

Reconstruction of Desert Line Railroad Approved

Construction Equipment

Baja California Railroad (Baja Rail) will sublease the old 70-mile Desert Line railway in southeastern San Diego County rail line from Pacific Imperial Railroad (PIR) who has been leasing the tracks from the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) for 4 years