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  • AltaSea Adds New Board Members

    12/11/17 – San Pedro, CA - AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles has named five new members to its Board of Trustees, including some of the region’s leading banking, construction and development executives and the head of the Los Angeles city tourism agency. “I’m delighted to welcome this group…

  • Top Influentials

    12/2017 - San Diego Business Journal - Top Influentials PAM GAFFEN PRESIDENT, Gafcon Inc. Pam Gaffen is president and co-founder of two firms: Gafcon, Inc., a nationally ranked construction consulting firm, and SharePoint 360, a consulting and business intelligence service provider. She started her career over 35 years ago with…

  • Wende Museum

    11/29/17 – Gafcon Helps Launch Wende Museum, Which Merges Cold War Art and Creative Redevelopment New museum preserves art of the Soviet era in the historic Armory Building CULVER CITY (Wednesday Nov. 29, 2017)---The new Wende Museum of Cold War art is ready for public visiting following the grand opening…

  • Gafcon in the news

    11/1/17 – The Californian: Grossmont College break ground for Performing and Visual Arts Center On Oct. 27 Grossmont College held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of several Prop V construction projects. The first phase will be a 38,680 ft., 390-seat Performing and Visual Arts Center that will include…

  • Future-Proofing Public Spaces

    10/30/17 – OC Business Journal: Future-Proofing Our Public Spaces Yehudi Gaffen, CEO, Gafcon Inc. When I moved to Southern California from South Africa in the 1970s, what could have been a culture shock instead felt like a homecoming. I fell in love with the California coastline that reminded me so…

  • Reimagining Redevelopment

    10/23/17 – SD Business Journal - Reimagining the Urban Redevelopment Process Commentary by Sean Olcott Henry Ford called his first vehicle the “Quadracycle.” He completed it in 1896, when people gave the first iterations of cars names like horseless carriages, automotor horses, motor wagons, oleo locomotives and mechanical wagons. It…

  • Downtown Dynamos

    October 2017 - Ranch & Coast Magazine - Downtown Dynamos Yehudi Gaffen CEO, Gafcon Always a man with a vision. Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen recalls “standing in front of the Star of India in 1978 and dreaming about what the downtown could become.” And much has come to pass since. A…

  • 50 Influential Leaders

    9/6/17 - the Daily Transcript - 50 Influential Leaders Yehudi Gaffen, President Thirty years ago, Gaffen decided to quit his job and form Gafcon, a construction consulting and management firm. "My late father never worked for anyone in his whole life," said Gaffen. "I said, 'I've got to try it,…

  • Our LA office is moving

    10/1/2017 - Our LA office is moving! Our address has changed, but our phone numbers remain the same. Please call Dale Noriyuki and his team for your program management, project management and construction needs.

  • People on the Move

    7/31 - 8/6/17 - Los Angeles Business Journal - People on the Move Gafcon, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Noriyuki as the Los Angeles Regional Manager for operations and business development. Since 2013, Dale has been in a senior project management position successfully completing projects, including…

  • People on the Move

    5/29/17 - San Diego Business Journal - People on the Move Marty Glaske, Gafcon’s VP of Labor Relations, received the 2017 Public Works Advocate award from the American Public Works Association SD Chapter. The award recognizes outstanding service achievements by Public Works professionals who have demonstrated excellence and dedication in…

  • Center for Business & Technology

    6/27/17 - SD Metro Magazine in Daily Business Report - Mesa College to Break Ground on Center for Business & Technology Building San Diego Mesa College will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Center for Business & Technology — one of Mesa’s final classroom building projects under Propositions S…

  • Cooling Towers at Valhalla High

    7/3/17 - the Daily Transcript - Grossmont Union installs cooling towers at Valhalla High A 90-ton hydraulic crane hoists a cooling tower into place Friday at Valhalla High School. As part of an ongoing effort to make energy-efficiency upgrades throughout the Grossmont Union High School District this summer, a 90-ton…

  • Mesa College Business & Tech Building

    6/29/17 - San Diego Union Tribune - Construction begins on Mesa College Business, Tech Building Mesa College's new Business and Technology Building is scheduled to open in January 2019. (Courtesy San Diego Community College District and Gensler) The latest building coming to Mesa College may feel more like a business…

  • PCBC Award Recognizes Seaport

    6/28/17 - Daily Transcript Staff Report - The Urban Discovery Academy earned AVRP Skyport Studios one of two 2017 Gold Nugget Awards of Merit for projects. AVRP Skyport Studios earned two 2017 Gold Nugget Awards of Merit for projects in downtown San Diego. Seaport San Diego, developed by Protea Waterfront…

  • Seaport Vision

    6/14/17 - planningreport.com - Port of San Diego’s Seaport Village Chooses Gafcon’s Integrated Master Plan Vision Seaport Village, the waterfront shopping and dining complex adjacent to San Diego Bay in downtown San Diego, is undergoing a massive revitalization effort. Gafcon Inc. is a development firm run by Seaport San Diego…

  • Energy Conservation Projects

    6/12/17 - Daily Transcript Staff Report - Grossmont energy conservation projects to save school district $1.2M An array of energy conservation and utility management projects undertaken by the Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) are projected to save the district nearly $1.2 million in annual utility costs, according to district…

  • 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…