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ENR 2020 Top Professional Services Firms: Planning for a Post-Crisis Future
Gary J. Tulacz
As the nation struggles to cope with the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, construction firms of all types have been thrown off balance. Firms delivering professional services to the industry have been just as affected. But there is one major difference with this group when compared to designers and contractors. Clients increasingly...
San Diego Community College District News Center
Gafcon and SDCCD - Building Together
An interview with President and COO of Gafcon, Robin Duveen
SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen and his wife moved to San Diego shortly after graduating from the
University of Cape Town, South Africa
with a bachelor of science degree in construction management. In 1987, after several years in San Diego, the Gaffens decided it was time to form their own company,
San Diego Community College District (SDCCD)
, the significance...
e-Builder Partner Spotlight: Gafcon
Delivering the Gafcon Digital Twins and e-Builder Solution
is an Owner Representative based in San Diego, CA with 33 years of experience helping clients in the private and public sectors. Gafcon Digital is the evolution of their Innovative Solutions Group and is focused on the use of
in the digital building lifecycle. This process provides Owners with the ability to Plan,...
San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune: Construction Gets Committee’s Approval
San Diego Union Tribune: Construction at Grossmont, Cuyamaca colleges gets committee’s approval
Annual report says Prop V funds having positive change on both campuses By KAREN PEARLMAN EL CAJON — A yearly report by an oversight committee working on behalf of voters living in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District gives high marks to the district for several construction projects at both East County campuses. The...
Construction Business Owner
Construction Business Owner: Leaders on the Changes
Construction Business Owner: What Aspect of Your Business Has Evolved Most Over the Last Decade? 3 industry leaders on the changes they've seen their companies undergo
Marty Glaske Senior Vice President of Business Development,
Historically, construction has been an inefficient industry. Today’s owners want more sophistication and predictability in safety, cost, schedule and quality—areas that have been siloed traditionally. As owners’ representatives, Gafcon realized that we needed to be change agents for the design and construction industry, working proactively...
The Daily Transcript
AGC Awards Highlight Noteworthy Projects
11/8/19 – The Daily Transcript: AGC awards highlight noteworthy projects By Mark Armao The San Diego Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America recognized several local projects last week, during the trade group's biennial Build San Diego Awards banquet. More than 300 guests gathered at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront to attend the program,...
Changing Construction Market Challenges Project Managers to Evolve
7/31/19 – Changing Construction Market Challenges Project Managers to Evolve ENR Construction companies face the same challenges as technology companies and must be willing to embrace new technology to do their work As professionals who work in program, project and construction management, much of the work we do is fundamentally the same as it was...
San Diego Business Journal
Refugee Camp to Gafcon Role
6/2/19 – Building: From Refugee Camp to Gafcon Role, He Embraces Challenges San Diego Business Journal By Ray Huard Seaport Part of Builder’s Amazing Journey Canh Tran knew he wanted a career in construction from the time when a seventh-grade teacher told him he’d done a good job on a drafting project. “I was drawing...
BIM concept prevents duplicate efforts on complex projects
05/08/19 – BIM concept prevents duplicate efforts on complex projects AUTHOR: Kathleen Brown Applying BIM to outdated processes could be a cure that’s worse than the disease. As much as 40% of project data can be lost in the handoffs of modeling from design to contractors to subcontractors to owners, San Diego-based construction management firm...
Building Design + Construction
Digital Twin OneModel
4/24/19 – BD+C Magazine: Can Digital Twin make project management more efficient? One leading owner’s rep is pushing that idea with its “OneModel” BIM-sharing approach. By John Caulfield, Senior Editor Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of construction management as CEO of Gafcon, the owner’s rep firm based in...
Gafcon, Inc. Congratulates Anser Advisory, LLC on the Acquisition of Gafcon Digital, Inc.
Gafcon, Inc. Tapped for Redevelopment Project to Convert Bank Headquarters to Medical Facility
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