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  • SMMUSD

    3/14/17 - San Diego Business Journal - Gafcon Gets $22M School District Project in Santa Monica San Diego’s Gafcon Inc. has been selected to provide construction management and other project-related oversight services for a $22 million district-wide improvement project by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. A Gafcon statement said…

  • $1.2B to Reinvigorate Downtown

    1/4/17 - Globest.com - $1.2B Project To Reinvigorate DTSD’s Waterfront SAN DIEGO—Seaport San Diego, which will feature hotels, restaurants, shops, an aquarium and more, aims for a more democratic use of precious waterfront space that will make San Diego a 24-hour city, project principals tell GlobeSt.com. The San Diego Board…

  • Star Players 2016

    12/21/16 - San Diego Business Journal - From Beer To Bots, Star Players Could Be Counted On 2016 S.D.’s Strengths Made a Powerful Showing San Diego — 2016 was a year in which the San Diego business community continued to build on its strengths — life sciences, health care, craft…

  • San Diego 500 – 2016

    12/16 - San Diego Business Journal - San Diego 500 - The Book of Influential Business Leaders, 2016 - General Contractors YEHUDI GAFFEN CEO, GAFCON INC. Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen has been involved in domestic and international construction for over 35 years, working for construction companies, construction managers and real estate…

  • Port Selects Seaport Team

    11/9/16 - The San Diego Business Journal - Port District Formally Selects $1.2 Billion Central Embarcadero Project San Diego port district commissioners have formally selected Protea Waterfront Development’s $1.2 billion proposal for a mixed-use redevelopment of the 70-acre Central Embarcadero site that currently includes Seaport Village. The San Diego-based development…

  • Port approves Seaport redeveloper

    11/8/16 - The San Diego Union-Tribune - Port approves Seaport redeveloper A bicoastal team of specialty developers won final approval from the San Diego Unified Port District Tuesday to redevelop Seaport Village. “Seaport San Diego,” a $1.2 billion venture to be built over the next decade, would include a 480-foot…

  • Influential Leaders in San Diego

    9/22/16 - The Daily Transcript - Influential Leaders in San Diego Yehudi Gaffen In 1979, Gaffen had competing job offers from a company in Israel and one in San Diego. They represented one of many forks in the road that would eventually lead him to head one of the top…

  • Mesa College Grand Opening

    9/8/16 - SD Metro Magazine - The $44.3 Million Mesa Commons Dedication Sept. 14 at Mesa College Dedication of the new Mesa Commons at San Diego Mesa College — the new student hub and gateway to the campus — will be held on Sept. 14 and will include a ceremony,…

  • Mesa Grand Opening

    8/17/16 - SAVE THE DATE: "The Commons" at Mesa Grand Opening, 10 AM, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 DESIGN TEAM:architect: SGPA Architecture and Planning * design architect: Miller Hull Partnership * general contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction * structural: Hope-Amundson * civil: Latitude 33 * mechanical/plumbing: MA Engineers * electrical: Sparling /…

  • Seaport Village Site

    7/21/16 - SDBJ - Developers Feel Pressure to Deliver at Seaport Village Site PORT: Many Stakeholders To Weigh In On $1.2B Plan San Diego — Even after more than three decades spent managing and developing major projects in San Diego and elsewhere, Yehudi Gaffen says he’s rarely taken on something…

  • Protea

    07/19/2016 - ConstructionDive.com - San Diego port negotiating with Protea for $1.2B mixed-use development Seaport San Diego’s recent selection by the San Diego port commissioners was covered on ConstructionDive.com in the article “San Diego port negotiating with Protea for 1.2B mixed-use development.” The piece highlights the plan’s 1,077 hotel rooms,…

  • New Vice President of Labor Relations

    06/22/16 - Gafcon appoints new Vice President of Labor Relations SAN DIEGO, California -- Gafcon -- a program and construction management firm which provides services for a wide range of public, private, and education projects -- announced today the promotion of Marty Glaske to Vice President of Labor Relations, effective…

  • Construction Expo

    July 20, 2016 - CONSTRUCTION EXPO: July 20, 2016, 9 AM at Kearny High School Join San Diego Unified School District for the region’s preeminent construction-focused procurement event for contractors, architects, engineers and construction-related vendors, suppliers and manufacturers! Come meet prime contractors and consultants, potential teaming subs and more! This…

  • Taking Ownership of BIM

    May 2016 - cenews.com - An informed strategy helps project owners maximize the value of this transformative technology. Sean Olcott For much of the industry, Building Information Modeling (BIM) has gone from bleeding edge to boring in less than a decade. A Smart Market report by McGraw Hill found that…

  • Exercise Science Center Dedication

    4/5/2016 - San Diego Business Journal - San Diego Mesa College to Dedicate $14.3 Million Exercise Science Center San Diego Mesa College will dedicate its new exercise science center on April 13. The $14.3 million exercise science center, a 27,200-square-foot, two-story structure, will serve as the new home of the…

  • Tony Gwynn Museum

    4/5/2016 - Gafcon is proud to sponsor the Sports Memorabilia Auction being held at AleSmith Brewing Company on April 5, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Some of our employees are volunteering at this event to show their support to the Tony and Alicia Gwynn Foundation who has done so much for…

  • New Finance Director

    3/22/2016 - Gafcon appoints new Finance Director SAN DIEGO, California -- Gafcon -- a program and construction management firm which provides services for a wide range of public, private, and education projects -- announced today the promotion of Craig Dutoit to Director of Finance, effective immediately. He will be based…

  • Cesar E. Chavez Car Park

    3/23/2016 - Sam Diego Continuing Education Dedicates Cesar E. Chavez Campus Car Park Structure features eight historical photographic murals celebrating legacy of Cesar Chavez and farmworker's movement What: Dedication of new car park for San Diego Continuing Education's Cesar E. Chavez Campus, the campus of Excellence for Healthcare Careers. The…

  • Spreckels Center

    1/15/16 - ecoronado.com: City Breaks Ground for the John D. Spreckels Center (New Senior Center) The sun shone brightly as music by singers from a bygone era – Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline and Elvis Presley – wafted across a grove of ancient, historic trees. A few feet from…

  • Gafcon Panelist for Oracle

    2/24/16 - Tiffany LaBruno, Gafcon’s Technical Director, presenting to Oracle Primavera Special Interest Group (OPSIG) Unifier: Managing Change from Design to Implementation What is the best way to keep a Unifier Implementation on time and under budget? From requirements gathering to deployment and beyond, the solutions experts at Gafcon will…

  • Construction Completed

    2/21/16 - SDBJ: Construction Completed on $7.6M Project at Monte Vista High School Grossmont Union High School District announced Feb. 18 the completion of three classroom building projects at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley. Funded by Proposition U, the $7.6 million project renovated and modernized the 700, 800…

  • Grossmont Union Rededication

    2/18/16 - Grossmont Union High School District celebrates re-dedication of three classroom buildings at Monte Vista High School $7.6 Million Proposition U-funded Project Provides Modern Instructional Facilities for District’s Rigorous Career Technical Education Programs Grand re-opening/re-dedication celebration for three classroom buildings (the 700, 800 and 800A Buildings) following a major…

  • GROSSMONT PASSES AUDIT

    02/15/16 - sduniontribune: Audit: Grossmont funds being spent properly EAST COUNTY — The Grossmont Union High School District has been properly spending taxpayers’ money for two voter-passed propositions to upgrade buildings and build new structures, according to an annual report from the district’s Citizens Bond Oversight Committee.

  • Olcott Becomes Director

    02/09/16 - Gafcon Appoints Sean Olcott to Virtual Design and Construction Technical Director SAN DIEGO, California -- February 9, 2016 -- Gafcon -- a program and construction management firm which provides services for a wide range of public, private, and education projects -- announced today the promotion of Sean Olcott…