San Diego Business Journal

A joint venture that includes Escondido-based Silva General Construction Inc. and the San Diego office of Balfour Beatty Construction has received a contract for more than $18.3 million to build a military training center in Los Alamitos.

A recent Defense Department statement said work on the Los Alamitos Readiness Center has an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2013. The National Guard Bureau in San Luis Obispo is the contracting entity, which received 11 bids for the project through the Internet.

— Lou Hirsh