Category Archives: commercial real estate

Rule 1206: YES, it Applies to You!

San Diego County adopted Rule 1206 last November, but it has taken some time for the information to make the rounds in the CRE industry. Rule 1206 is applicable to owners and operators of any demolitions & renovations and requires asbestos testing for areas being disturbed. Now is the time for property managers to become […]
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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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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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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.

San Diego Strides Toward Smart City Status

The Smart City market is expected to reach 1 trillion dollars in 2019 because of government initiated rapid urbanization and private-public partnerships (3Ps). Find out what San Diego is doing to be part of the Smart City Movement.

Peak Time for Construction Crews

Summer is here! You know what that means? Spend the rest of that budget money on construction projects you’ve been putting off! But can they be completed in your tight time frame?

The Revolving Door of Workplace Trends

Workplace trends are a revolving door; styles come & go, and employers are now ushering in the “3rd work space”.

YOUR MOM DOES WORK HERE!

Your Mom DOES Work Here! So we keep job sites clean up to your Mom’s standards.

Breaking Down the PM & GC Relationship

Being able to empathize with “the other side” is crucial to building strong business relationships! Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re in the CRE/Construction industry. This article was featured in Dowling Construction’s Feb. newsletter and is available on our blog in case you are not subscribed to our newsletter.