KCM Group News

Just before the summer came to an end, the doors swung open at Talmadge Gateway, San Diego’s first 100 percent supportive housing community for seniors who have been homeless and have ongoing medial needs. At the grand opening ceremony, California State Senator Toni Atkins and Assemblymember Todd Gloria joined the nonprofit affordable housing developer, Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation, and City Heights Community Development Corporation to celebrate. “Talmadge Gateway is unique in that it not only gives these...

Women across the region in the construction industry from the Urban Land Institute to C&S Companies and KCM Group, participated in the San Diego Habitat for Humanity’s (SDHFH) Women Build Program. The SDHFH Women Build program promotes the involvement of women in the construction industry and works to recruit, nurture and train women to build and repair affordable homes in local neighborhoods. According to Shandy Arwood, Director of Community Engagement at SDHFH, almost 200 women have participated and...

After years of litigation and delay, the City of San Diego Plaza de Panama Project is steps closer to a reality.  Earlier this summer, Superior Court Judge Gregory W. Pollack found “no basis” for the Save Our Heritage Organization’s (SOHO) claim that the project, which had been delayed by a prior unsuccessful SOHO lawsuit, now required a Supplemental Environment Impact Report as a result of that delay. “After eight years of this arduous process, we truly believe that...

Early next Summer, nonprofit affordable housing developer Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation and KCM Group, a local firm that manages construction projects, will break ground on an East Village development that will provide 44 supportive homes for people who have been homeless. The new permanent housing community, the Beacon Apartments, will replace a transitional living facility and is expected to promote safe, cleaner streets and help alleviate the City of San Diego’s growing need for permanent supportive housing. “From the start,...

KCM Group, Program Manager for Plaza de Panama, moves forward with design plans and constructions documents ARTICLE: http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/news/morning-report-supporters-opponents-of-plaza-de-panama-both-confident-they-will-prevail/...

Talmadge Gateway is San Diego's first permanent supportive housing community designed for seniors who have experienced homelessness and have medical needs that require ongoing support. Developed in partnership with City Heights Community Development Corporation, the community offers 60 affordable homes with on and off-site supportive services that promote stability and greater independence, allowing residents to thrive....

KCM Group has been selected as Construction Manager for Creekside Pointe Apartments 115 unit market rate mixed use apartments being developed by AAA Management. The new $20 million complex on the city’s west side near the intersection of L Street and 3rd Avenue will have 118 units, including one, two and three bedrooms from 768 to 1,414 square feet....

Urban Discovery Academy finds new home in East Village After financing setbacks, ground is broken on charter school By TONY LOVITT, Special to The Daily Transcript Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Bonds of about $10.5 million have been obtained for use in the ongoing construction of the Urban Discovery Academy, a K-8 public charter school in San Diego’s East Village neighborhood, said Gordon Kovtun, founder and principal of KCM Group, a full-service construction management and consulting firm that is overseeing...

On July 9, 2012, The San Diego City Council almost unanimously approved the Plaza de Panama project. After over seven hours of testimony, the City Council members voiced both their strong support of the project, and made clear their appreciation of the efforts of the Plaza de Panama Committee and particularly Dr. Irwin Jacobs for his generous support and tireless efforts through the entitlement of the project. KCM Group is proud to be the Program...

Gordon Kovtun, principal of KCM Group announces Tony Norton has joined the firm as Director of Operations. Mr. Norton was most recently outside counsel to the Sycuan Band of the Kumemaay Nation where he was instrumental in adding 1,700-acres to the Tribal reservation through the Federal regulatory process. Prior to his role at Sycuan, Tony spent 16 years as a business and transactional lawyer in Los Angeles and San Diego. Originally from Winnipeg, Canada, Tony...