Author: KCM Group

From trendy brightly-colored shared offices to libraries equipped with digital technology, private and public spaces have evolved over time. Co-working companies like WeWork have prioritized communal spaces and the distribution of light to make offices bright and appealing. In the public sector, cities equip public libraries with spaces for electronics, laptops, Skype stations and 3D-printers to stay relevant. These modern changes influence today’s K-12 educators who seek to keep pace and address how the next...

Environmental compliance expert Erika Horn of KCM Group Construction Management and Consulting in San Diego comments on stormwater pollution prevention. As far as environmental compliance is concerned, it’s up to builders to meet federal, state and local regulations. This is why storm water management is crucial within construction projects through a stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP). “Often there’s a disconnect due to many regulations builders and developers are required to comply with from building materials to environmental...

Construction management firm advising Plaza de Panama project praises San Diego Superior Court decision, which jumpstarts construction with nearly $50 million in city funding "We’re grateful to be a part of this much-anticipated community effort to improve our city’s crown jewel" Gordon Kovtun Principal, KCM Group After nearly a decade of legal battles, KCM Group, the Plaza de Panama’s construction program manager, today praised a court decision by the San Diego Superior Court, which allows the city of San...

Project delivers on San Diego Mayor’s Housing First policy goals. Last summer, City of San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Falcouner and the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) announced an ambitious plan to create supportive housing opportunities for over 3,000 homeless individuals and families over the next three fiscal years. Rooted in the national “housing first” model to address homelessness, Mayor Faulconer’s plan expedites housing for homeless individuals, coupled with supportive services as needed. A report by the...

Just a week after tens of thousands of comic, science fiction and movie fans have left Downtown San Diego, KCM Group, a firm of local construction experts, announced it will help keep the experience going year-round by overseeing the construction of the Comic-Con Museum.   Gordon Kovtun, KCM Group President said, “The cultural and economic significance of Comic-Con for our city cannot be understated. We are honored to help build a museum and experience center in San Diego that will capture the magic of Comic-Con 365-days-a-year.”   Adam Smith, Comic-Con Museum...

The San Diego Union Tribune publishes piece with input from Gordon Kovtun and various civic leaders here: https://bit.ly/2LOqV1G "The revitilization of the Plaza de Panama is going to be the biggest investment Balboa Park has seen in decades and transform the plaza to its original splendor with acres of new park space for the public to enjoy." Craig Gustafson Spokesman, Mayor's Office "Projects like the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park bring great benefits for San Diego. We are proud of the...

Read the latest news on the Plaza de Panama project from the Voice of San Diego with input from Gordon Kovtun and various civic leaders here: https://bit.ly/2AjzFIu "Projects like the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park bring great benefits for San Diego. We are proud of the opportunity to work with the City of San Diego on the Plaza de Panama renovation and our continuing efforts to positively impact our community. We hope this, and more projects like it, move forward." Gordon Kovtun Principal, KCM Group...

https://vimeo.com/255470599 KCM Group, One San Diego, Jerome's Furniture & Mayor Kevin Faulconer teamed up to provide household items & furniture to homeless families recently transitioning from bridge shelters at the Alpha Project to permanent housing. For more information watch the live KUSI coverage in the link below: http://www.kusi.com/one-san-diego-donation-drive-homeless-shelters/...

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board fined the City of San Diego $4.6 million for non-compliance on stormwater, erosion and sedimentation control measures. Next year, the State Water Board will issue an update to the California Construction General Permit that will completely change the rules for how construction sites and companies deal with stormwater- and erosion-related discharges into bodies of water. Currently, the permit rules attempt to curtail stormwater runoff and erosion that dislodge pieces of...

In November, Jerome’s Furniture, one of San Diego’s most prized family-owned business, opened the doors to its newest showroom in the second largest city in Riverside County, Moreno Valley. City of Moreno Valley Mayor Yxstian Alberto Gutierrez and other community leaders joined the Navarra family, the owners of Jerome's Furniture, and attended the grand opening event across from the Towngate Crossing Shopping Center off the Pomona Freeway. “The location is ideal, and the market is deserving...