San Diego Business Journal

Benchmark Landscape, Inc. in San Diego is completing work on 1.7 million square feet of landscaping in the common areas of 4S Ranch, a master-planned community west of Rancho Bernardo.

Cost: $1.2 million.

Developer: Newland Communities of San Diego.

Project manager: Bill Young.

Sales: Joseph DeYoung.

Oversight: Salvador Mandujano, for crews and installation.

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McCarthy Building Cos., Inc. has erected steel framing for the expansion and renovation of the Biomedical Library for UC San Diego. Completion is expected in the summer of 2006.
Cost: $16 million.
Construction manager/general contractor: McCarthy Building Cos., Inc.
Project architect: Pfeiffer Partners, Inc. of Los Angeles.

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Sully-Jones Roofing Co. of El Cajon has completed re-roofing of the Seacoast Square retail center in Pacific Beach.
Cost: $54,000.
Commercial project manager: Ben Scales.
Building owner: Capital Growth Properties.

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Pacific Cornerstone Architects of San Diego has completed the renovation of its new office building at 4105 Sorrento Valley Blvd.
Cost: unavailable.
General contractor: Good & Roberts Inc.
Space planning and design: Pacific Cornerstone Architects.
Project architect: Dennis Seguban.
PCA principal: Sean Tracy.
Electrical engineering: Michael Wall Engineering.
Mechanical engineering: McParlane and Associates.
Subcontractors: Industrial Commercial Systems, Berg Electric Corp., Howard's Rugs, Sunset Glazing, Contract Interiors and Mission Valley Cabinets.

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Wermers Corp. of San Diego has completed the first building at Towngate Apartments, a 394-unit project in Moreno Valley.
Cost: unavailable.
Owner: Towngate Apartments Lot 12, LLC.
Consultants: Irwin Pancake of Huntington Beach, Gable Cook & Associates of Riverside, VAI Associates of Orange County and BJ Palmer & Associates of San Juan Capistrano.
Structural engineer: Van Dorpe Chou & Associates of Orange County.
Electrical engineer: DGM & Associates of Costa Mesa.

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RSI Roofing of San Diego has signed a contract to re-roof Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet on Balboa Avenue.
Cost: $194,000.
Company president: David Susi.

Send news of contract awards and construction commencement and completion for the Construction Journal to Pat Broderick at pbroderick@sdbj.com or call her at (858) 277-6359, Ext. 3112. Please include the address, contractor, architect, square footage and cost.