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Otay Water District


A 79,000 square foot remodel and expansion of the Otay Water District's Administrative Offices and Operations Center on two contiguous sites totaling 10 acres.  The project involved the phased demolition, remodel, new construction and sitework associated with 39,000 square feet of administrative offices and 40,000 square feet of operations facilities, including an Emergency Operations Center and Vehicle Maintenance Facility.  Highland’s management of the two separate governmental entitlement processes and construction sequencing strategy successfully minimized disruption to district customers and employees during construction and enabled an accelerated commencement of construction for the first phase.  Including complete relocation project management services for a four-phased series of moves within the Water District.  Created and implemented tracking/relocation schedules; Established and maintained a budget for relocations; Assisted in selecting and managing all vendors/resources, and in-house Teams; Created and confirmed furniture and equipment inventories; Managed all temporary moves; Established department schedules and logistics of deliveries, vehicles, and pre-moves.


  • Construction Manager/Constructor
  • Governmental approvals through County of San Diego involving two separate processes:  “B” designator; Major Use Permit
  • Management of public bid process/ separate trades contracts for four construction phases
  • Tenant Relocation Management
  • EEO Management; Creative mechanisms for emerging business involvement
  • Preparation of detailed development / construction budgets
  • Full-time on-site project management
  • Low voltage systems management
  • FF&E procurement and installation

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