Swinerton Tops Out Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at San Diego International Airport

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Swinerton has topped out the new Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at San Diego International Airport in California. Swinerton team members from Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego partnered with Watry Design and Gensler as a Design-Build team to deliver the new parking plaza, which will serve as one of the gateways to the airport. The project site is just over eleven acres in size, and the three-story Parking Plaza will be almost one million square feet in total parking structure area, containing over 2,900 parking spaces. The Parking Plaza project also includes offsite improvements consisting … Read more

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C.W. Driver Companies Breaks Ground on $17.9M Library

C.W. Driver Companies broke ground on the $17.9-million construction of the new Mission Hills-Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Public Library, located in San Diego, California. The 14,000-square-foot, one-story structure will be nearly four times the size of the old library, and will be constructed on the site of the old International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers building located at 925 West Washington St. The project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2018. Originally opened in 1961, the library is being reconstructed to better serve the growing population of the surrounding neighborhoods. The new library will feature a study … Read more

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Officials Dedicate New U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Norway

OSLO, Norway – The U.S. Department of State, Chargé d’Affaires James P. DeHart and Norwegian officials opened the new U.S. Embassy in Oslo during a recent ceremonious ribbon cutting. Built by Walsh Construction and designed by EYP Architecture, this multi-building complex resides on a 10-acre site and provides a safe, secure and modern facility for U.S. diplomacy. The facility also includes a chancery, an underground support annex, three entry pavilions, Marine security guard quarters and offers state-of-the-art work space for over 200 embassy employees. The new embassy embodies green design and construction, having achieved LEED Gold certification for numerous sustainable … Read more

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Design-Build Team Selected for San Ysidro Public Library Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Turner Construction Company and SVA Architects, Inc. have unveiled the design of the new $10.3-million San Ysidro Public Library located in San Diego, California. The new library will become a cultural beacon for the neighborhood and a source of pride for the local community. Situated on 1.6 acres, the 15,000-square-foot San Ysidro Public Library will be a transit-friendly development. Located two blocks from the Beyer Boulevard Trolley Station, the project will feature designated areas for children, teens and adults; an event space and a 1,000-square-foot outdoor patio/terrace. It will also showcase artwork by local artists, brothers … Read more

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