News – Press

  • ENR Top 100 Firms

    6/13/18 – ENR: ENR 2018 Top 100 Professional Service Firms By Gary J. Tulacz Professional services firms in the construction industry were once thought of as entities hired by owners to keep an eye on contractors during the construction process. However, as construction has become more complex, funding sources have…

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  • Grossmont Schools Save $70M

    5/30/2018 – SD Transcript: Grossmont schools to save $70M with green projects By Mark Armao Capitalizing on school construction bonds, the Grossmont Union High School District has undertaken several construction, modernization and energy-management projects in the past four years that are projected to save the district more than $70 million…

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  • Vision for Seaport San Diego

    5/23/18 – KFM/BFM: As one of San Diego's regional thought leaders, AVRP Skyport Principal Frank Wolden recently presented the vision behind Seaport San Diego at the San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) Annual Meeting. Joining San Diego Councilmember Chris Ward and San Diego Convention Center Board Chair Gil Cabrera, Wolden was…

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  • Holocaust Memorial Wins Award

    4/8/18 – SD Business Journal: Holocaust Memorial in Bauska Wins Award Yehudi Gaffen, CEO of San Diego-based Gafcon Inc., announced that after more than 15 years in the making, the Memorial Synagogue Garden in Bauska, Latvia, was opened and dedicated last fall. This month, the memorial garden has now been…

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  • Gaffen for Holocaust Memorial

    4/2/18 – SD Transcript: Gaffen Recognized for Holocaust Memorial Garden Gafcon CEO Yehudi Gaffen won the Latvian Construction of the Year award for his conception and development of a holocaust memorial garden in Bauska, Latvia -- a garden with a special meaning for Gaffen, who lost his grandparents during the…

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  • Design Challenge for Seaport

    3/28/18 – SD Business Journal: Earthquake Fault Is Another Design Challenge for Seaport Village Team A newly discovered earthquake fault line combined with new market studies have led to big changes in the $1.2 billion redevelopment plans for Seaport Village along the downtown San Diego waterfront. “We’ve squeezed more of…

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  • BIMobject and Gafcon Partner

    3/29/18 – NASDAQ: BIMobject and US-based BIM experts Gafcon form partnership BIMobject and Gafcon, a well-established and fast-growing construction management firm, have signed a partnership agreement to improve property owner control and transparency. The partnership is formed around BIMobject's Hercules platform, an important tool to realise the full benefits of…

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  • Seaport San Diego to Improve Bayfront

    3/25/2018 – Times of San Diego: Developers Revise Plans for Seaport San Diego to Improve Bayfront Access POSTED BY CHRIS JENNEWEIN The developers of the $1.2 billion Seaport San Diego project have presented revised plans to the Port of San Diego that take into account a recently discovered earthquake fault…

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  • Changes Made to Seaport

    3/22/18 – The Daily Transcript: Changes made to Seaport Village redevelopment plan By Thor Kamban Biberman As a result of a fault line, market factors and other conditions, the revised Seaport San Diego plan looks very different than the one proposed last year. The Seaport San Diego team presented revised…

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  • New Seaport Village Plans

    3/13/18 – San Diego UT: Port of San Diego officials mostly approve of new Seaport Village plans By Phillip Molnar, Contract Reporter The government agency that oversees the redevelopment of Seaport Village in downtown San Diego mostly voiced approval Tuesday of changes made after an earthquake fault line was discovered…

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  • New Plans for Seaport

    3/13/2018 – San Diego UT: New plans for Seaport Village unveiled By Phillip Molnar, Contact Reporter An earthquake fault line under Seaport Village has led to a major rework of plans for what will likely become a San Diego landmark. Plans for the nearly 40-year old shopping and recreation area…

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  • Prologis Sees More Opportunities

    3/2/18 – CoStar News - Prologis Sees More Opportunities Amid Disruption in Global Logistics Market Despite Numerous Real Estate Challenges Ahead, SD Conference Panelists Point to Growth in E-commerce Driving Demand for Innovation in Logistics Space By Lou Hirsch The CEO of Prologis Inc. says even the company known as…

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  • Seaport Plan Modification

    3/2/2018 – SD Business Journal: Developer works on Seaport plan modification By Thor Kamban Biberman Protea Waterfront Partners is having to slightly alter its plans to redevelop the Seaport Village property because of a recently discovered earthquake fault that, despite being around 6,000 years old, is still considered active. The…

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  • Picked in China

    2/19/2018 – SD Business Journal: San Diego's Gafcon Inc. Picked For Development In China Gafcon Inc. of San Diego has been selected to lead the master planning and development of a residential community in China. Zizhu Purple Bay will be on an 800-acre waterfront site along the Huangpu River 18…

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  • Gaffen Featured Speaker

    2/12/18 – SD 500 Update: Items of Interest about People in the San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders Yehudi Gaffen will be one of the featured speakers on March 1 at the Burham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s 22nd annual conference at the University of San Diego. Gaffen,…

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  • Burnham-Moores Conference

    2/15/18 – SD Metro: Burnham-Moores Center to Present 22nd Annual Real Estate Conference The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its 22nd annual Real Estate Conference on March 1 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in Downtown San Diego. Featured speakers are Hamid Moghadam, chairman and CEO of Prologis;…

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  • $12B Shanghai Community

    2/8/2018 – Institutional Real Estate, Inc.: San Diego firm to build $12b Shanghai community BY ANDREA ZANDER Gafcon has been selected to lead the planning and development process for the Zizhu Purple Bay residential community, a megaproject on a 800-acre waterfront site along the Huangpu River located 18 miles south…

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  • Master Plan Selected

    2/8/2018 - Gafcon's master plan selected for massive Shanghai project By Mark Armao San Diego-based Gafcon Inc. has been selected to lead the master planning and development process for the second phase of an expansive, mixed-use neighborhood that is rising on an 800-acre waterfront site in Shanghai. The estimated $6.5…

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