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PETCO PARK MONTEFARO FIFTH AVENUE FINANCIAL CENTRE CENTER FOR WORSHIP AND SERVICE CRAIG PEARSON, PRESIDENT
SHARP MEMORIAL TD WATERHOUSE
It's the seventh inning stretch for the world's best ballpark in Old World architecture meets luxurious modern day amenities in In 1965, the Alessio family developed one of San Diego's tallest
OUTPATIENT PAVILION America's finest City! The much-anticipated $234 million ballpark the haven called Montefaro in the seaside jewel of La Jolla. high-rises, the Fifth Avenue
From helping with the war effort to caring for people in PEARSON ARCHITECTS, INC. (PAI)
The TD Waterhouse (www.tdwaterhouse.com) workhorse in neighborhoods around the world, millions of people count on
project is warming up for the Padres' Opening Day, April 2004. Two 4-story and three Financial Centre, for $5.5 Encino is enjoying its new, upscale look. Construction The Salvation Army (www.salvationarmy.org). One of their "Life, like design experience, is based upon a series of building blocks."
In what's being hailed as the country's most PETCO Park, named for PETCO Animal Supplies, will be an 3-story steel and million. Nearly four decades improvements of the nearly 3,000-square-foot project included newest facilities is the Center for Worship and Service located in
comprehensive, multidisciplinary outpatient care open-air, natural grass ballpark, complete with 42,000 fixed seats concrete buildings will later, the grand 12-story high-end finishes with millwork, glass, marble, and porcelain tile. Murrieta. The 13,686-square-foot facility consists of a 200-seat With a father who was a mechanical engineer and a mother who was an artist, it seemed predetermined what Craig Pearson would be when
center, the new $42 million, five-story with additional capacity of up to 4,000. offer a total of 48 luxury family-owned building has
chapel, a multipurpose room, kitchen, five classrooms, and offices. he grew up.
122,500-square-foot Sharp Memorial Outpatient condominiums, including undergone a facelift for the
Pavilion (www.sharphealthcare.com) is now open The lush look of San Diego is reflected in the dazzling two penthouses. same amount. In keeping
architecture with extravagant landscaping and distinctive garden A recreation center, with the original character of "When I was ten, I was designing everything from houses to high-rises; drawing all the time" he remembers. A pretty pivotal age with yet
and caring for patients. Owner: The Salvation Army/Sierra Del Mar Division
buildings. Spacious concourses open to the sky and the pool, gym, and spa, with the building, pre-cast Architect: Architects/Larson/Carpenter another building block, since that's also the time he started playing golf. And now, as president of Pearson Architects, Inc., Craig's firm in Palm
downtown skyline, with towers and terraces offering 121 parking spaces, concrete decorative panels Desert focuses on the design of resorts and golf clubhouse projects.
breathtaking views. anchor Montefaro into were repaired and preserved,
its exceptionally while nine multi-ton panels at the main entrance were removed, A native Californian, Craig graduated from Cal Poly School of Architecture,
Surf, sun, and fun - the spirit of San Diego, is celebrated with the well-designed 2.2-acre making way for a classic new glass canopy. San Luis Obispo. After a five-year degree majoring in design, Craig worked in
natural stone and stucco exteriors and garden-like ambiance. homestead. Morro Bay before heading to Monterey, and eventually the Landmark Land
The stone, imported from India, is a shade called - what else - Charm and sophistication embrace visitors from head-to-toe Company, based in Carmel. That is where Craig says he honed his craft, working
"Padres Gold," and is reminiscent of the soft colors of the Torrey Centex Corp. (www.Centexhomes.com), one of the nation's top as they enter the sumptuous lobby with its Egyptian marble on spectacular projects like Carmel Valley Ranch, PGA West, La Quinta Hotel,
Pines cliffs along San Diego's coastline. A wall of flowing water 10 home builders, is replacing a dilapidated office building with flooring and refurbished 1960s free-form bronze chandelier. Mission Hills, and Kiawah Island. "I was offered the opportunity to develop my
introduces graceful white steel hovering above the Pacific blue this $25 million Italian-style villa, located across the street from New landscaping and a fountain design, along with new design understanding from a developer’s standpoint".
seating bowl, reinforcing the ocean elements. the ritzy Seville. This future prized La Jolla landmark will offer restrooms, and fire and security systems complete the
coastal California village living at its finest, and will be ready to upscale upgrades. Working with CEO Gerald Barton (now CEO of Landmark National) and golf
Intimate and asymmetrical, PETCO Park will blend the quirky greet new owners early Spring of next year. development mentors Ernie Vossler and Joe Walser, Jr. (now Landmark Golf
TD Waterhouse (Member, NYSE) provides global online financial
charm of great old ballparks with the best sight line in baseball Owner: Alessio Investment Company Company), Craig was exposed to the inter-workings of what it takes to run a
services, with 170 branch offices in major cities throughout the
and state-of-the-art fan amenities. A dizzying array of colorful Owner: Centex Homes Architect: Carrier Johnson successful development company. "These guys knew how to develop very
flowers, from bougainvillaea to jacarandas will line the main Architect: Martinez + Cutri Corporation significant and successful projects; they are incredibly gifted visionaries."
entrances and plazas, along with signature palm trees throughout. Owner:TD Waterhouse
Developers designed the PETCO Park experience to offer Craig says he enjoys sharing golf clubhouse projects with Roel. "Roel is an
Throughout the facility, teams of professionals work Interior Designer:The Heiserman Group, LLC
postcard panoramas of San Diego Bay, the Coronado-Bay Bridge, expert at the Design/Build system in terms of completing projects on time
together sharing expertise to assess and treat each
and Pacific sunsets. and on budget." What he likes best about his job is designing projects with a
patient, making the health care experience as easy
developer's instinct. "By using efficient design with cost effective value engineering,
and successful as possible. With world-class,
The dimensions of the playing field will create a synergistic DOWLER-GRUMAN ARCHITECTS RENAISSANCE The Pearson Family: it's exciting to see the stunning clubhouse projects we can create."
state-of-the-art care, combined with five-star service,
balance between being a "hitter's park" and a "pitcher's park," Center for Worship and Service Craig,Trenton,Taylor, Denise
the Pavilion provides a full spectrum of outpatient
complete with sporty Renew, revive, revitalize - Renaissance reaches new heights EXPANDING TRADITIONS Golf is in his blood, or at least in his family line, with his sons, 12-year-old Taylor,
care services under one roof. What kind of tenant
nooks and crannies in artistic achievement in downtown San Diego. This and 8-year-old Trenton, playing and already giving dad a run for his money at their
improvements do architects make 656,245-square-foot project with two 24-story structural Roel is expanding its Orange County Regional office to better local club. He says he and his wife Denise, with their boys and their Akita named Nikita, truly enjoy all the desert has to offer.
The Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion was designed that serve to put fans
on their own office space? Ask concrete towers houses 221 condominium units, with serve the dynamic Greater Southland. Located at 2500
to fulfill a growing compilation of medical needs that as close as possible
Dowler-Gruman Architects 12,635 square feet of commercial space and a parking garage Michelson Drive, Suite 300, in Irvine, the full-time facility of With a satellite office located in Pebble Beach, PAI continues to work in Northern California, while juggling most of the "building blocks" in
to the action. This
no longer require overnight hospitalization.
fan and family-friendly
(www.dowlergruman.com) who with 435 parking spaces. The north tower was completed 27 members is expanding into an office four times larger. INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS Southern California.
recently demolished the interior of in August of last year and move-ins have already begun in Roel has had to increase in size to accommodate their clients
"From the latest surgical techniques and cancer park will include
the old Grossmont Bank to design the south tower. and projects.
treatments, to diagnostic testing and basic health "Autograph Alley" As one of the leading providers of engineering consulting
an upscale, sleek office space for
screenings, this comprehensive center is really the right outside the
their new downtown San Diego services, Innovative Engineering Solutions (www.iesnet.com) THUNDERBIRD COUNTRY CLUB
Padres bullpen and a This new downtown landmark "The expansion is an exciting step for Roel’s tenant needed innovative engineering for their new
first of its kind in the country," says Dan Gross, chief
sand area called
office. The 8,500-square-foot links the waterfront and Horton improvement and special projects, general construction, CLUBHOUSE AND FITNESS CENTER
executive officer, Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus. project involved a complete 150,000-square-foot site in
"The Beach." Plaza and necessitated over and auto groups," says Larry Geiser who is in charge of the Murrieta. The 3.45 acre area
building renovation with high-end, 42,000 cubic yards of concrete - remodel. The office layout organizes Roel's groups into efficient
The project includes a Cancer Center, Community first class improvements - creating includes a new industrial The year is 1951. Amateur golf champion Johnny Dawson opens the first 18-hole golf resort in the desert - the Thunderbird Country Club.
Go Padres! with one floor poured per week. work centers while promoting Roel’s commitment to Orange building with offices, test Ford Motor Co. names its hot new sports car after the hot new spot.
Resource Center,Women's Imaging Center, Outpatient the perfect space for architects County, Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire areas.
The mixture of building forms, pads, weather covers, a
Imaging Center with MRI, Ambulatory Surgery Center, who think it's just as important to build relationships. For Not only did the old Thunderbird club lifestyle attract Hollywood stars like Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, Clark Gable, and Hoagy Carmichael
setbacks and architectural styles control building, cryogenic
Pain Procedure Unit, Health Screening Center, additional information on Dowler-Gruman Architects please The new Irvine office will be tastefully appointed with cherry (and what a foursome that would have been), it also sparked the beginning of the Palm Springs real estate explosion. Innovations in golf,
Developer: San Diego Padres, LLC has created a lush, landscaped storage and piping, and
Endoscopy Unit, and an Eye-Laser Treatment center. San Diego Ballpark Builders: Clark Construction, call 619.685.3990. wood accents in the lobby and entry. The main accent wall including the first electric buggy and cart paths, and the golf course residential community concept, are all part of the club's legacy.
promenade - an evocative backdrop for gaseous helium and nitrogen
Increased parking, shuttle services, and concierge Roel Construction and Douglas E. Barnhart in the office will be wrapped in cherry with an aluminum
residents and visitors exploring the neighborhood. storage. Innovative While the city fathers may have granted permission to take the old T-bird away, the fun-fun-fun will be better than ever with a new
support help ease the stress of the patient's visits. Architects: Antoine Predock, HOK Sports Venue and Events Architect: Dowler-Gruman Architects
centerpiece displaying the Roel logo. Engineering Solutions 49,520-square-foot clubhouse and 6,900-square-foot fitness center. The $18 million project, which is scheduled to open this fall, will
Landscape Architect: Spurlock Poirier
provides consistent, high-quality service to any sized engineering incorporate stone veneer and concrete roof tiles with a water feature in the entry courtyard. Inside, stone tile, marble, custom casework,
Developer: L & L Center LLC Roel is looking forward to the completion of their expanded and granite features, including a wine cellar and four fireplaces will welcome members to more modern, elegant comforts. Club members
Owner: Sharp Healthcare Facilities Management project, across the country.
Architect: Carrier Johnson office space in August. hope to create a pictorial history to honor the Thunderbird Club's illustrious past.
Architect: Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz
Owner: Innovative Engineering Solutions
Architect: KMA Architecture & Engineering Architect: Altevers Associates
Las Vegas ®
BRUCE KING, PRESIDENT VOLVO OF LAS VEGAS JERRY SHORE,VICE PRESIDENT PROJECT ADMINISTRATION MIKE NORDWIG WALK ‘N ROEL
“On behalf of Dowler-Gruman Architects
PETE KING NEVADA CORPORATION I would like to take a moment to thank Once again, Roel has had the opportunity to join forces with Sonic STATION CASINOS ROEL SUPERINTENDENT On April 6, 2003 thirty-five members of the Roel construction Client Satisfaction
Automotive (www.sonicautomotive.com), a Fortune 300 Company and team joined the walk for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at Integrity
It's good news for the whole company when the
Roel Construction for their outstanding among the largest automobile retailers in the U.S. Sonic Automotive Inc.'s Adventurous, joyful, and fun are not the usual Las Vegas and the construction business have been in Roel the San Diego Embarcadero. The day began at 7:30 a.m. with the
president actually looks forward to Monday mornings. contributions to our project… both in Volvo of Las Vegas, a state-of-the-art 25,000-square-foot service-oriented adjectives most people use to describe their jobs. superintendent Mike Nordwig's blood for the past 30 years. Walk ‘n Roel team registering, viewing the opening ceremonies, and Teamwork
"We try to have an environment where we have good personality and in professional practice.” auto dealership, was recently completed with the Volvo core values of But no one said triple-A type personality, Jerry Shore, "My father was in the business, and I became partners with him beginning the trek. They ended the walk with cheers of approval from
people who enjoy working here and enjoy working quality, safety, and environmental care. was your usual type of vice president. He thinks he when we moved here in the early 70s." And yes, he did play with Stephen Roel,
with one another," says Bruce King, president of the Jason R. East has one of the best jobs going. As vice president of plenty of building blocks when he was growing up. chairman of the Quality
Pete King Nevada Corporation. Dowler-Gruman Architects Owner: Sonic Automotive, Inc. project administration for Station Casinos (www. board, and Kevin
Architect: AI Design Group stationcasinos.com) in Las Vegas, Jerry manages the Mike tackled some major projects for Roel including Whiskey Bar Elliott, president, Enthusiasm
The Pete King Nevada Corp. is a commercial and development, design, and construction of company and Boulder City Theatre. Both, he says, were a lot of fun. as well as a Professionalism
residential paint, drywall, and metal studs/steel framing projects. The most recently completed and current "You never know what's going to happen next," says Mike, "and barbeque provided
subcontracting company in Las Vegas. With 500 company flagship is the opulent Green Valley Ranch that's the best part of the challenge. Coordinating with the subs by other Roel Safety
employees and Casino, which just received the AAA Four-Diamond and meeting our client's employees.
the largest Award. expectations is the true Community Service
drywall/painting measure of success." Multiple Sclerosis Honest Profit
contractor in town, More than 30 years ago, Jerry got his start with a is a chronic disease, PETCO PARK
the company takes part-time summer job as assistant superintendent Mike has been married to his often disabling, that
pride in choosing for one of New York's largest general contractors. wife Susan, for twenty years. attacks the central
a high quality He says he fell in love with the creation of blocks of They have two sons, nervous system.
customer base mortar and steel coming together in an embellished 18-year-old Daniel, and About 350,000 San Diego
to work with. end project. Eventually, Jerry was wooed out west, to 16-year-old Sean, who are Americans have
"As a family-owned oversee some pretty impressive blocks of mortar and both in the Fireman's Multiple Sclerosis
business, similar steel. "The entrepreneurial leadership is what makes Explorer program to become today, and Montefaro
BRUCE KING THE NORDWIG FAMILY:
to Roel, we're all this company so great, with the end goal being all SEAN, MIKE, SUSAN, DANIEL firefighters. Enterprising researchers are still Dowler-Gruman Architects
about developing long-term relationships." about customer experience, customer care, and Daniel is also Nevada’s looking for the cure. Most people are diagnosed between the ages Fifth Avenue Financial Centre
customer quality." youngest to hold a home inspecting license--something he and 20 and 50 but the physical and emotional effects can last a lifetime. Renaissance
The company was founded in 1947 in Phoenix, his dad earned together. "It would be great to own a side Roel’s team raised over $5,000 to help find the cure to end the
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion
Arizona, by Bruce's grandfather, Pete. Two of Bruce's Jerry adds that Roel matches his own company's goals. business with my son and do home inspections together." devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis.
brothers, Pete and Jeff, oversee operations in Arizona. "It's not about companies as much as about people. Walk ‘n Roel
As president, Bruce says he's still trying to pin down Roel never says 'no,' they always say 'how' and proceed Mike’s favorite hobby, you may have guessed, also ties in with his "We are truly grateful to have the opportunity to enhance and
his role, but feels the best part is working with the to get it into play." professional expertise. Through his church, he and his family have support the community with our construction expertise as well as
Irvine SHARP MEMORIAL
customers and developing those relationships.
Siena Community Center Volvo of Las Vegas been helping build a school on the tropical island of Tobago, off the unique talents and compassionate hearts of individuals throughout TD Waterhouse
"We want to make it so the job can't be run without Jerry says he thinks he manages the stress of this the coast of Venezuela. They've been going for the past seven the company. At Roel, community service is the tangible result of an Expanding Traditions
Pete King Nevada Corp. being part of it." Bruce anything but typical non-9-to-5 job. "Liking what years and have helped build an amazing complex, complete with American family," says Kevin Elliott.
is very involved in the construction industry, and you do helps control the a grade school through college campus. The grade school has Inland Empire
serves on every construction board in town, working stress." He also enjoys opened, and they are continuing work on a church that will be Center for Worship and Service
to protect and improve the industry, and to keep
SIENA COMMUNITY CENTER ART DE VIGNETTES GALLERY golf and reading and says affiliated with the school. Innovative Engineering Solutions
abreast of current laws and legislation concerning he knows when it's time Steve Grimes, director of client services
construction, building, and construction defects. Man cannot live on golf alone. The new Community Center in the plush, The definition of vignette--short, descriptive literary sketch--only begins to head to the West Mike says it is such a beautiful--but poor--island, with tourism just for the Roel Consulting Group, received a Coachella Valley
private, age-restricted Siena neighborhood by Sunrise Colony Company to describe the dramatic revelations soon to be unveiled at the Art de Coast and sit by the starting to open up with the introduction of a new Hilton hotel. Building Industry’s Greatest (BIG) Award Pearson Architects, Inc.
Bruce and his family have been in Las Vegas for the (www.sunriseco.com) in Summerlin, will provide a complimentary diversion Vignettes Gallery in the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas. This eclectic ocean. He says they have met a lot of wonderful people, from those who from the Building Industry Association.
Thunderbird Country Club
past 14 years and call it home. Bruce and his wife to the 18-hole championship golf course. 4,000-square-foot space includes a custom display case, glass curtain wall donate supplies to the natives themselves. "When you see what He received the Political and Legislative
Lisa have six children--he says they're all boys except system, and a 1,000-square-foot mezzanine. Dedicated to the development, Despite being born and they don't have and how happy they are, it really puts things in Affair Award for his work in relation to Las Vegas
for five of them. From ages 8 to 21, with his oldest This 36,000-square-foot wood-frame structure with stucco exterior and promotion, and marketing of art, Art de Vignettes will feature artwork raised in the Bronx, Jerry perspective." For the past two years Mike and his family have Senate Bill-800.
bar tile roof is setting the agenda for Pete King Nevada Corporation
daughter in Chile doing a mission for the church, of some of the most gifted and his wife love the also helped build a school and church in Mexico.
social activities. The Community artists in the world. Steve was recognized for being a principal Siena Community Center
Bruce says it's still too early to see if any of his kids desert lifestyle and plan
will join the family business. "I just want them to be Center features a cyber café, business Art de Vignettes Gallery is to retire here. He Racquetball and golf help fill any leftover hours Mike may find, driving force in getting this legislation Volvo of Las Vegas
center, and warm, welcoming rooms for an offshoot of the Las STEVE GRIMES passed.
happy and healthy, and to always be a part of their convinced his parents along with time spent enjoying his family - keeping his perspective Art de Vignettes Gallery
lives." arts, crafts, cards, and games. A majestic Vegas-based Vignettes Art, to move to be near right where it needs to be. Station Casinos
CENTER FOR WORSHIP AND SERVICE
17,600-square-foot grand ballroom is (www.vignettesart.com) a them, along with his son and grandchildren. "This past Congratulations Steve! It’s good to have you as part of the Roel team.
Bruce blames his wife for his favorite hobby. "She rues ready to host everything from theater fine art publishing company. winter, if anyone started to get homesick for the East
the day she got me golf clubs for Christmas!" He and productions to political debates to Coast, I told them to put on the weather channel and
his family also spend a lot of time boating on Lake dancing, dining and enchanted evenings Owner: Barbara Lee and we'll talk." Jerry has more family remaining on the ROEL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. CALIFORNIA LICENSE #184531-B1
Powell, which doesn't leave him a lot of extra time, of entertainment. Bruce Woollen East Coast that he's busy trying to lure to Las Vegas. P.O. BOX 80216 NEVADA LICENSE #0036282-B
since those Monday mornings keep rolling around. Designer: Barbara Lee Woollen How could they possibly refuse? SAN DIEGO, CA 92138-0216 ARIZONA LICENSE #ROC 156883-KB-1
Developer: Sunrise Colony Company Architect: C&B Nevada, Inc. (800) 662-7635 NEW MEXICO LICENSE #81305-GB-98
Architect: Altevers Associates Construction Company
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