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Manchester Awards $247 Million Construction Contract

June 10, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

Hunt Construction Group selected to spearhead construction of Fairmont Austin hotel Austin, Texas (March 19, 2014) – The developer of the Fairmont Austin hotel has selected Hunt Construction Group as the project’s construction firm. Manchester Texas Financial Group LLC (MTFG), the developer of the hotel, notes Hunt Construction Group is the same firm that was… Read more »

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Manchester Signs $247M Deal To Build Austin Hotel

June 4, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

U-T San Diego Publisher “Papa” Doug Manchester, whose development company three decades ago built San Diego’s first major convention hotel, on Wednesday inked a nearly $247 million contract to construct a 47-story convention hotel in Austin, Texas. Construction on the 1,054-room Fairmont Austin, which will be linked to the Austin center via a skybridge, is… Read more »

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UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to Receive $170,000

May 28, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

San Diego, CA – The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) will present UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center with a $170,000 check to aid in research on rare and aggressive breast cancer. The money represents half of the funds raised at a Holiday High Tea event that featured Ann Romney as the keynote speaker. VOC… Read more »

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U-T San Diego Campaign Succeeds In Raising $1,000,000,

May 27, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

San Diego, CA  – May 22, 2014 –  A project that began with a birthday cake, candles, and a large challenge to the community will close this Thursday with  applause for a job well done, goals met, and a community united. U-T San Diego’s Finish The Fight campaign launched with a pledge by senior leadership… Read more »

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