News – Press

  • $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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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,…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • New Science Building

    11/30/15 – cbs8: New science building opens at Miramar College SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A $34 million addition to the Science Building at San Diego Miramar College was unveiled Monday. The two-story, 49,000-square-foot structure is connected to the existing Science Building by a second-floor walkway. In the new building, the…

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  • SDCCD Green Award

    10/30/15 – SDMetro: S.D. Community College District Honored for Energy Conservation The San Diego Community College District has been honored by the Green California Schools & Community Colleges for the district’s extensive efforts at conserving energy. It was presented with the Green Community College Leadership Award in the category of…

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  • Chavez Campus Story

    10/27/15 – SDMetro: Continuing Ed Opens César E. Chávez Campus to Barrio Logan Community San Diego Continuing Education will hold a grand opening celebration of its newest educational facility and campus car park on Wednesday. The project consists of a 67,924-square-foot, three-story César E. Chávez Campus building with an underground,…

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  • Gafcon Fights Cancer

    10/18/2015 — Gafcon employees participated in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Walk held October 18, 2015 in Balboa Park. This year’s Walk raised $741,419 for cancer awareness. Over 25, 000 walkers dressed in pink made their way through Balboa Park, north on San Diego’s SR-163, through Hillcrest and back…

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