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BuildSF: Capital Plan

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Name: BuildSF: Capital Plan
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Hear from San Francisco Public Works' Edgar Lopez, City Architect and Deputy Director, and Ronald Alameida, Director of Project Management, on the Capital Plan and what it means for businesses in San Francisco. Free lunch is provided!

The Fiscal Year 2018-2027 City and County of San Francisco Capital Plan is the City’s commitment to building a more resilient and vibrant future for the residents, workers, and visitors of San Francisco. Updated every odd-numbered year, the Plan is a fiscally constrained expenditure plan that lays out infrastructure investments over the next decade. This document is the product of input from Citywide stakeholders, who have put forth their best ideas and most realistic estimates of San Francisco’s future needs.


Edgar Lopez is the City Architect and Deputy Director for San Francisco Public Works. He leads the Building Design and Construction team responsible for delivering a wide range of capital projects and programs totaling more than $4 billion. 

During his 27-year tenure at Public Works, Lopez served as project architect and project manager on some of the City’s most significant building projects, including the 13-story LEED platinum, $190 million Public Utilities Headquarters; the renovation of San Francisco City Hall; the LEED platinum, $488 million California Academy of Sciences; and the Forensic Laboratory.

Lopez has served on several professional boards, including the American Institute of Architects-San Francisco Chapter, the American Institute of Architects California Council, Lambda Alpha International and the San Francisco Parks Trust. He is also a member of the Land Economic Society Golden Gate Chapter. 

Lopez lives with his wife and two sons in the City’s Duboce Triangle neighborhood.

Ronald Alameida, Director of Project Management for San Francisco Public Works, is a licensed architect with more than three decades of experience in all phases of design, construction and project administration. Recently, he led the project development of the $887 million Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Rebuild Program, including developing a CM/GC + Core Subcontractor delivery method for the design for the City and County of San Francisco; and in January 2017, was appointed director of design and construction for the Transbay Transit Center by the Board of Directors of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority. Construction on the $2.1 billion transit center will be substantially complete in December 2017. 

Prior to joining the City of San Francisco, Alameida served as architect of record and project manager for many Bay Area medical centers, including California Pacific Medical Center, UCSF-Stanford Healthcare and Alta Bates Medical Center. He also was responsible for the design and construction of Alameda County’s $500 million Acute Care Medical Center and Trauma Center, and completed the $176 million Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center successfully utilizing the design-build method of delivery within budget and schedule.
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
235 Montgomery St., Ste. 760
San Francisco, CA 94104
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
12-1 p.m.
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