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A Tale of Two Cities

11/08/18 – ORACLE: Construction and Engineering Listen to the Oracle webinar: A Tale of Two Cities - Leveraging Technology to Successfully Manage Megaprojects. Discover how transformational projects can be used as a building block for creating a smart city. Presented by: Yehudi "Gaf" Gaffen, CEO of Protea Waterfront Development &…

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Rising to the Challenges

10/21/18 – SD Business Journal: Rising To The Challenges BUILDING: FROM SHANGHAI TO SEAPORT VILLAGE, DEVELOPER TAKES ON THE BIG JOBS By Ray Huard Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen likes to fish and hunt. When he hunts, he uses a bow and arrow instead of a gun. When he fishes, he does…

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MCASD Breaks Ground

10/18/2018 - Times of San Diego: MCASD Breaks Ground on $95 Million Expansion of Cultural ‘Beacon’ in La Jolla The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego began the long-awaited $95 million expansion of its flagship building in La Jolla Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Museum CEO Kathryn Kanjo said the…

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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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  • Seaport/Fisherman Reach Deal

    10/23/18 – Inewsource: Seaport developer, fishermen reach deal to help save San Diego’s storied fishing industry by Brad Racino After years of negotiations, San Diego’s fishermen and a local developer have signed an agreement to recapture a lost piece of the city’s history – a thriving commercial fishing trade that…

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  • Rising to the Challenges

    10/21/18 – SD Business Journal: Rising To The Challenges BUILDING: FROM SHANGHAI TO SEAPORT VILLAGE, DEVELOPER TAKES ON THE BIG JOBS By Ray Huard Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen likes to fish and hunt. When he hunts, he uses a bow and arrow instead of a gun. When he fishes, he does…

    Read more
  • MCASD Breaks Ground

    10/18/2018 - Times of San Diego: MCASD Breaks Ground on $95 Million Expansion of Cultural ‘Beacon’ in La Jolla The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego began the long-awaited $95 million expansion of its flagship building in La Jolla Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking. Museum CEO Kathryn Kanjo said the…

    Read more
  • 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