Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a time to remember and embrace those who enrich our lives. We are especially grateful for the relationship we share with you! With Best regards,SDE Planning, Engineering, and Surveying Teams Here’s what we have been up to…

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Lemons Save the Day!

Construction of the Rancho Santa Fe Residence project site was just recently completed.  This beautiful single-family estate is located on six acres in Rancho Santa Fe, CA.  The project consisted of reconstruction of the home and driveway and adding a new barn and pasture.  The exterior grounds of the property slope radially down away from…

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Sunnie House

San Dieguito Engineering, Inc. (SDE) is pleased to announce our long time relationship with Sunnie House has resulted in the addition of Sunnie as our first Outside Board of Director.  Together, with renewed leadership and committed and very capable staff, SDE is excited about the future of our company. Public infrastructure, housing, infill projects, redevelopment,…

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NASA Anniversary: Surveying on the Moon

We land surveyors are usually the first boots on the ground for any endeavor. 55 years ago in June, NASA recognized the importance of land surveyors by naming the first US launched spacecraft intended to land (rather than impact) on the lunar surface Surveyor 1. According to an article from the NY Times, the Surveyor…

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Leadership Changes at San Dieguito Engineering

After 22 years of service to SDE, Andrew Karydes PLS is retiring from his duty as Principal Surveyor.  His dedication and leadership has led the Surveying Department to provide services to new clients such as Dudek, AECOM, HDR, Parsons, and Kleinfelder for public agencies while maintaining relationships with our long-standing clients in the private sector….

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SDE continues Land Development during the Pandemic

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, San Dieguito Engineering (SDE) has continued to successfully obtain approvals for projects within the County of San Diego, with several nearing completion of construction. We believe our small business has been successful because of the tenacity and flexibility of our team as we comply with CDC guidelines to keep our…

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Tamborell-Site

Automatic Time Extension: A silver-lining amidst COVID

It is well known that there is a housing shortage, often referred to as “the housing crisis”, in San Diego. According to a 2019 study conducted by the San Diego Housing Federation, “San Diego needs 136,631 additional affordable units to meet the county’s needs…” COVID-19 brought uncertainty to many businesses while most of California has…

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INNOVATE San Diego features San Dieguito Engineering (SDE)

We are so thrilled to be featured in this year’s INNOVATE San Diego book which spotlights local businesses, entrepreneurs & innovations in San Diego. Go check out the full e-book link here. The first article is located on page 27 of the e-book which features our leadership team. “Do the right thing & do it…

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Erosion Control Measures

San Diego County is expecting its first significant rain event of the season this weekend (11/7).  Are you prepared?  If you live in parts of the County which were unfortunately affected by fires, you could be more susceptible to flooding.  Fires destroy trees and vegetation which provide for local water absorption and which reduce runoff…

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SDE La Jolla Cove Survey

Land Surveying Problem Solving at it’s finest for America’s Finest City

SDE was contacted to assist in a critical emergency project identified by the City of San Diego in August 2019. The city undertook the $3.2 million emergency project in August to reinforce a section of Coast Boulevard above a sea cave known as Koch’s Cave that was collapsing. SDE was tasked to provide land surveying…

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