History of Father’s Day

It may come as a surprise that idea of Father’s Day came from opposite ends of the country, by two women who wished to honor and celebrate fathers.  The first Father’s Day occurred in Fairmont, West Virginia on July 5, 1908 when Grace Golden Clayton suggested to her minister that they should hold services to […]
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It’s Fair Time!

Fair season is upon us! The San Diego County Fair at Del Mar Fairgrounds is open June 1st through July 4th, closed on Mondays & Tuesdays. There’s fun for everyone with several different types of exhibits, competitions, rides, food, displays and concerts. Every night there is something spectacular going on, from a beer pairing dinner […]
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Project Recap: Spec Suite 135 — Sorrento Valley

Project Team: Glenn Fricke (PM), Shelby Ballow (PC) and Chad Reed (Superintendent) Project Size: 2,440 est sf Project Cost: ~$116,500.00 Project Duration: 7 weeks It is becoming more common for building owners to invest in building out speculative suites, so the space is “move-in ready” for prospective tenants.  The suite was completely gutted and returned […]
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It’s Just Paint: How Hard Can It Be?

If you’ve ever wondered that then read on.  In our continuing series we answer some often-asked questions in construction and offer tips and answers.  We contacted San Diego painter Paul Schubert of Paul Schubert Painting for his thoughts on the following questions. Why flat versus egg shell versus semi-gloss and what applications decide which should […]
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18 Shades of Success

Last Friday #teamdowling headed to San Marcos to pop up a tent on hole #1 at Twin Oaks Golf Course. Dowling’s giant green tent was a hard one to miss, plus Jim’s cookies, Martha’s banana bread and Shelby’s s’more bars are unforgettable! We also had ring toss to give the golfer’s backs a break from […]
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The Happiest People Always Make Sure They Do Any of These 8 Things Daily

Employee well-being and happiness has been linked to productivity. These 8 simple things can increase your happiness; therefore making you a better employee!

FAQ During An RFP

When our project managers receive an RFP (request for proposal), they receive a few standard questions. Property managers, construction managers, and facility engineers save yourself some time by knowing these answers ahead of time!

Ready for the Red Carpet

#ThrowBackThursday to last year’s BOMA/IFMA Joint Expo at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The theme was Superheros, so the TI Titan and Dowling Girl made a special appearance.

History of Presidents’ Day

Learn some fun facts about Presidents’ Day, formerly known as Washington’s birthday.

Throw Back Thursday: Our First Blog Post

Throw Back Thursday to Dowling’s First Blog Post

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Commercial Contracting with HCCTX in Dallas & Ft. Worth

Before you spend any money, call 214.803.0538 and talk to the experts at HCC Contracting Inc.

Tenant Engagement in Action

News and information for property managers on all things tenant engagement