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Danish Architect Joins Seaport

10/11/2018 - The Daily Transcript - Danish architect lends touch to Seaport Village makeover By Thor Kamban Biberman A renowned Danish designer, who leads a 500-member global architectural practice, visited San Diego this week to discuss his work and how he will help transform the Seaport Village property. Bjarke Ingels,…

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A Bluetech Future

10/08/18 – Martine Technology News: How The Maritime Alliance changed my perspective on what our oceans have to offer How The Maritime Alliance changed my perspective on what our oceans have to offer I recently moved to San Diego from Seattle to live in a city on the ocean. Many…

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BIMobject LIVE 2018

10/01/18 – BIMobject Blog: From an owner’s perspective, lifecycle cost is a crucial parameter We’re delighted to present John Turner, VP of Innovative Solutions at Gafcon, as one of the speakers at BIMobject LIVE 2018, Oct 9-10 in Malmö, Sweden. We look forward to listening as he shares his insights…

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Keynote at Investment Forum

8/12/18 – SD Business Journal: Keynote Speakers at SD Global Investment Forum Yehudi Gaffen and Mary Walshok are among the keynote speakers at the 2018 San Diego Global Investment Forum on Sept. 19-20 at the Omni San Diego Hotel. They will be among the four keynotes and answering the question:…

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Performing Arts Center

6/7/2018 – The Coast News Group: Sage Creek christens performing arts center By Steve Puterski CARLSBAD — It is the crown jewel of Sage Creek High School. On June 4, more than 100 students and VIPs were treated to the grand opening of the newly opened performing arts center, which…

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Partnering on $12B development

5/15/18 – SD Transcript: Gafcon partnering on $12B development in Shanghai By Mark Armao Gafcon, Inc. has worked on some big projects. The San Diego-based firm is part of the team planning the $1.2 billion redevelopment of Seaport Village. But an ongoing "megaproject" in Shanghai is the firm's largest undertaking…

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Sean Olcott of Gafcon

5/04/18 – The ConTechCrew 114: Tech from an Owner's Perspective with Sean Olcott from Gafcon. Sean Olcott appeared on The ConTechCrew’s April 13 podcast, “Tech from an Owner’s Perspective.” He was joined by Buck Davis, co-founder of The Foundation AEC and the team at JobKnowledge. Sean is Gafcon’s Building Information…

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Gaf to speak at VX2018

1/5/2018 – VERDEXCHANGE: Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen is slated to speak at the VX2018 Conference on January 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. Session: Transportation/infrastructure - Planning for the Obsolescence of Parking Structures Date/Time: January 30, 2018, 1:45 p.m. Moderator: Clare DeBriere, Chair, Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles Panelists: Robert Jernigan, Regional Managing…

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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…

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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,…

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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 /…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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High School Rededication

02/19/16 - Grossmont Union High School District celebrates the rededication of Buildings 700, 800 & 800A on Thursday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. The $7.6 million project at Monte Vista High School involved the renovation and modernization of three outdated buildings, totaling nearly 32,000 square feet, as well as related…

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ENR and Procore Webinar

02/23/16 - Benchmarking Productivity on the Jobsite New tools and technologies are emerging to help construction teams track and benchmark cost, schedule, progress, people, equipment and other things on the jobsite to help drive efficiency and productivity. Leaders from construction firms will share how they are using new apps, web…

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Chavez Campus Opens

10/22/2015 – SDCCD Media Advisory: San Diego Continuing Education César E. Chávez Campus Opens Its Doors in the Barrio Logan Community The $49 million campus serves as San Diego Continuing Education’s Campus of Excellence for Healthcare Careers What: Grand opening celebration of San Diego Continuing Education’s newest educational facility and…

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  • Danish Architect Joins Seaport

    10/11/2018 - The Daily Transcript - Danish architect lends touch to Seaport Village makeover By Thor Kamban Biberman A renowned Danish designer, who leads a 500-member global architectural practice, visited San Diego this week to discuss his work and how he will help transform the Seaport Village property. Bjarke Ingels,…

    Read more
  • A Bluetech Future

    10/08/18 – Martine Technology News: How The Maritime Alliance changed my perspective on what our oceans have to offer How The Maritime Alliance changed my perspective on what our oceans have to offer I recently moved to San Diego from Seattle to live in a city on the ocean. Many…

    Read more
  • BIMobject LIVE 2018

    10/01/18 – BIMobject Blog: From an owner’s perspective, lifecycle cost is a crucial parameter We’re delighted to present John Turner, VP of Innovative Solutions at Gafcon, as one of the speakers at BIMobject LIVE 2018, Oct 9-10 in Malmö, Sweden. We look forward to listening as he shares his insights…

    Read more
  • Keynote at Investment Forum

    8/12/18 – SD Business Journal: Keynote Speakers at SD Global Investment Forum Yehudi Gaffen and Mary Walshok are among the keynote speakers at the 2018 San Diego Global Investment Forum on Sept. 19-20 at the Omni San Diego Hotel. They will be among the four keynotes and answering the question:…

    Read more
  • Performing Arts Center

    6/7/2018 – The Coast News Group: Sage Creek christens performing arts center By Steve Puterski CARLSBAD — It is the crown jewel of Sage Creek High School. On June 4, more than 100 students and VIPs were treated to the grand opening of the newly opened performing arts center, which…

    Read more
  • Partnering on $12B development

    5/15/18 – SD Transcript: Gafcon partnering on $12B development in Shanghai By Mark Armao Gafcon, Inc. has worked on some big projects. The San Diego-based firm is part of the team planning the $1.2 billion redevelopment of Seaport Village. But an ongoing "megaproject" in Shanghai is the firm's largest undertaking…

    Read more
  • Sean Olcott of Gafcon

    5/04/18 – The ConTechCrew 114: Tech from an Owner's Perspective with Sean Olcott from Gafcon. Sean Olcott appeared on The ConTechCrew’s April 13 podcast, “Tech from an Owner’s Perspective.” He was joined by Buck Davis, co-founder of The Foundation AEC and the team at JobKnowledge. Sean is Gafcon’s Building Information…

    Read more
  • KUSI Interviews Gaf

    4/18/18 – The Development of Seaport Village A lot of change is coming to the Seaport Village. KUSI was joined by Port Developer Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen with more.

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  • Gaf to speak at VX2018

    1/5/2018 – VERDEXCHANGE: Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen is slated to speak at the VX2018 Conference on January 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. Session: Transportation/infrastructure - Planning for the Obsolescence of Parking Structures Date/Time: January 30, 2018, 1:45 p.m. Moderator: Clare DeBriere, Chair, Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles Panelists: Robert Jernigan, Regional Managing…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • 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,…

    Read more
  • 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 /…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • 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…

    Read more
  • High School Rededication

    02/19/16 - Grossmont Union High School District celebrates the rededication of Buildings 700, 800 & 800A on Thursday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. The $7.6 million project at Monte Vista High School involved the renovation and modernization of three outdated buildings, totaling nearly 32,000 square feet, as well as related…

    Read more