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Ericsson Inc.

2020-05-22T18:25:47-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Ericsson Inc. to provide building enclosure assessment, design development, construction documentation, bidding support, and construction administration for restoration of its Corporate Headquarters located in Plano, Texas. Located in Plano, Texas, the Ericsson, Inc. headquarters is a four story office complex with two wings separated by a small

Hyatt Centric

2020-05-20T14:58:07-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by CallisonRTKL Associates, Inc. (CRTKL) to provide building envelope consulting services for the new Hyatt Centric in Mountain View, California. The Hyatt Centric is located within the 123 acre Village at San Antonio, a mixed-use center in Mountain View. The 131,980 square foot hotel includes 167 guest

Rosewood Miramar Hotel

2020-05-20T14:55:52-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Gensler to provide building envelope waterproofing and roofing peer review services for the proposed Rosewood Miramar Beach project located in Montecito, California. The proposed Rosewood Miramar Beach site is located on a 16 acre lot and will contain 170 guest units. The project will consist of a

Hilton Waterfront Huntington Beach

2020-05-20T14:54:26-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Wimberley Allison Tong & Goo (WATG) to provide building envelope and waterproofing consulting services for a major expansion of The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel in Huntington Beach, California. Built in 1990, the Waterfront Beach Resort was originally a 437-key Hilton hotel on the Huntington

Waldorf Astoria

2020-05-20T14:40:05-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Gensler to provide building envelope consulting services for the new Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Waldorf) located on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria is currently being developed and will be replacing the current Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel. The Waldorf will be

MIRO

2020-05-20T14:37:02-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Steinberg Architects to provide building envelope and curtain wall consulting services for MIRO a high rise residential project, located in San Jose, California. MIRO is a new mixed-use residential project in downtown San Jose. The building is comprised of two 28-story towers with 298 condominiums in

Honolulu PD HQ

2020-05-20T14:30:24-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by City and County of Honolulu to provide Schematic Design and Assessment Services to address reported leaks at the Honolulu Police Department Headquarters located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Honolulu Police Department Headquarters was built in 1989 and consists of a four-story cast-in-place and CMU structure with landscaped

New Stanford Hospital

2020-05-20T14:19:59-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Rafael Vinoly Architects (RVA) to provide building enclosure design consultation for the NSH and subsequently retained by Stanford Hospital and Clinics to provide continuous construction observation services for waterproofing and roofing assemblies for the new Stanford Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto. In our role as

Canada B23

2020-05-20T14:10:33-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by San Mateo County Community College to provide building envelope commissioning services to the Math, Science and Technology Building located in Redwood City, California. The San Mateo Community College District’s Cañada College Math and Science Building (B23N) project consist of a new math and science instructional facility.

Stanford NanoTech Center

2020-05-20T13:58:49-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Stanford University to provide third party building enclosure consulting services for a new Nanotechnology Center located within the redeveloped main campus Engineering Quad. The School of Engineering, Phase II Nanotechnology Center consists of three new classroom and laboratory buildings with connecting underground elements at the existing

Stanford Escondido Village

2020-05-20T13:00:12-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Stanford University to provide building envelope consulting services for the new Escondido Village Graduate Residences, located in Stanford, California. The Escondido Village Graduate Residences consist of four multi-story residential buildings featuring 2,434 beds for Stanford graduate students. The project also includes a two-story pavilion with basement

SAP Center

2020-05-20T12:56:19-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by HP Pavilion for remedial design and construction administration services for the roof replacement project at the HP Pavilion, SAP Center in San Jose, California. Constructed in 1988, HP Pavilion is a concrete structure with a concrete pile foundation system. The existing roof systems is a steel

Millennium Tower

2020-05-20T12:22:42-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP (Fenton Grant) to provide investigation and consulting services for Millennium Tower located in San Francisco, California. The Millennium is a multi-structure mixed use luxury condominium skyscraper. The 419-unit complex contains two buildings, an 11 story mid-rise and a 58

Mott Smith Laniloa

2020-05-19T20:01:58-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Mott-Smith Laniloa Association of Apartment Owners (the AOAO) to provide Architectural Engineering services for the Recreation Deck Improvement Project at the Mott-Smith Laniloa Condominium, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Built in 1976, Mott-Smith Laniloa is 34-story condominium tower consisting of 428 residential units constructed over a

SFO Airport

2020-05-19T19:45:07-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed professional services for the San Francisco International Airport under a five year continuing contract. ABBAE provided architectural and engineering design, construction document preparation, construction administration and building envelope design and renovation. Our initial involvement was for the South Terminal and its associated boarding areas and pertained to the

Amon G. Carter Stadium

2020-05-15T15:15:20-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Texas Christian University to provide condition assessment, design review, water infiltration evaluation and testing, and waterproof consulting services for Amon G. Carter Stadium located in Fort Worth, Texas. Amon G. Carter Stadium is an open-air football stadium on the campus of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth,

George W. Bush Presidential Center

2020-05-20T15:09:12-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Manhattan Construction Company to provide design review, construction documents, bid phase support, and construction administration for George W. Bush Presidential Center located in Dallas, Texas. The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which opened in 2013, is a complex that includes former U.S. President George W. Bush’s presidential

Energy Plaza

2020-05-20T15:05:45-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Vistra Energy (Previously Energy Future Holdings) to provide property condition survey, budget forecasting, and technical support for Energy Plaza located in Dallas, Texas. The 49-story downtown Dallas office building is constructed of a steel frame system with a window wall of aluminum framed horizional strip windows and

Texas Health Behavior Health Services

2020-05-20T16:53:29-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Beck Architecture, LLC to provide building enclosure consulting services, including design review, bid phase support, and construction administration for the Texas Health Behavioral Health Services building located in Mansfield, Texas. Phase I of this project included construction document review and technical support services for this new construction,

New Parkland Hospital

2020-05-20T16:53:43-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Parkland Healthcare System to provide waterproofing consulting services, including design review and construction administration for the New Parkland Hospital located in Dallas, Texas. The New Parkland Hospital boasts a 2.8 million-square-foot campus with 862 single-patient rooms. Located at the corner of Harry Hines Boulevard and Medical District

Baylor Medical Office Building

2020-05-20T16:53:50-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Duke Realty to provide building enclosure consulting services, including design review, bid phase support, construction administration, and water infiltration testing for the Baylor Medical Office Building located in McKinney, Texas. The 3-story, 80,672 square foot Medical Office Building is a new construction development of multi-discipline physician office

State Farm City Line

2020-05-20T16:54:04-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Corgan/KDC to provide design review, construction administration, and building enclosure performance testing for State Farm Corporate Headquarters located in Dallas, Texas. The 2.1 million square foot State Farm hub comprises of four towers, including class-A office space, mixed use, retail, and parking facilities in a landscaped, urban

Liberty Mutual

2020-05-20T16:54:16-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Liberty Mututal to provide building enclosure consulting, below-grade waterproofing, design and peer review, construction administration services, and building enclosure performance testing for Liberty Mututal located in Plano, Texas. Liberty Mutual’s 2-tower office campus is a $325 million, 1 million SF project in the Legacy West development of

Hunt Consolidated

2020-05-20T16:54:45-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Hunt Consolidated to provide building enclosure consulting, below-grade waterproofing, design review, bidding support, construction administration services, and building enclosure performance testing for Corporate Headquarters located in Dallas, Texas. Hunt Consolidated’s $120 million, 14-story corporate headquarters in downtown Dallas features a unique sail and ellipse facade. Conley Group

AT&T Tower One and Two

2020-05-20T16:54:39-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by AT&T to provide condition assessment, design development, construction documentation, bidding support, construction administration services, and building enclosure performance testing for Tower One and Two located in Dallas, Texas. The AT&T multistory office towers in Downtown Dallas feature pre-cast concrete panels with travertine marble veneers, structural neoprene glazing

Meyerson Symphony Center

2020-05-20T16:54:57-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide building enclosure commissioning, condition assessments, functional testing, design development, construction documents, bid phase support, and construction administration for Meyerson Symphony Center located in Dallas, Texas. Conley Group was selected by the City of Dallas to perform Building Envelope Consulting on this high

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

2020-05-21T10:37:13-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide condition assessment, structural analysis, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center located in Dallas, Texas. Conley Group conducted a preliminary site visit to observe the storefront glass system at the lower level of the escalator lobby

Dallas Museum of Art

2020-05-21T10:37:22-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide condition assessment, design development, construction documents, bid phase support, and construction administration for Dallas Museum of Art located in Dallas, Texas. Dallas Museum of Art is a world class facility that had fought through poorly performing roof systems to the point of

Dallas City Hall

2020-05-21T10:37:29-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide condition assessment, building envelope consulting, below-grade waterproofing, roof restoration, wall restoration, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Dallas City Hall located in Dallas, Texas. Dallas City Hall consists of a seven story building with plaza/pool system seated above an underground

Adolphus Hotel

2020-05-21T10:37:55-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Noble House Hotels to provide Exterior Restoration and Construction Administration for the Adolphus Hotel located in Dallas, Texas. Built in 1912, the Adolphus Hotel was constructed of a brick and stone masonry exterior in Beaux-Arts style. Conley Group was initially involved to complete the evaluation of the

Travis County Courthouse

2020-05-21T10:38:18-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by General Services Administration (GSA) to provide Condition Assessment, Investigation, and Remedial Action for the Travis County Courthouse located in Austin, Texas. The courthouse is a 6-story steel and concrete building clad in cream-colored limestone. It as built in 1931 in the PWA Moderne style of many Great

Wainwright Building

2020-05-21T10:38:47-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by the City of St. Louis to provide Exterior Restoration and Construction Administration Services for the Wainwright Building located in St. Louis, Missouri. Originally built in 1891, this 10-story historically significiant office building is constructed of brick and terra cotta cladding, trim and accents, and low slope builtup

Tenison Memorial Gates

2020-05-22T14:02:25-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by City of Dallas to provide Deisgn Development, Construction Administration, and Remedial Action for the Tenison Memorial Gates located in Dallas, Texas. The Tenison Memorial Gates are brick masonry and pre-cast concrete constructed circa 1924. The twin structures serve as entry to a City of Dallas golf course.

Magnolia Lounge

2020-05-22T14:02:37-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by the City of Dallas to provide Design Development, Construction Documents, Bid Support, and Exterior Restoration Services for the Magnolia Lounge located in Dallas, Texas. The Magnolia Lounge is a designated historical structure built in 1936. The building features multi-level elevations including a large 2nd level terrace, stucco

106 Harwood

2020-05-22T14:02:47-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by the City of Dallas to provide Exterior Restoration for 106 Harwood located in Dallas, Texas. Over 100 years old, the historic municipal building is clad in limestone and terra cotta ornamentation and was restored to house the University of North Texas Law School. The structure had suffered

St. Patrick Catholic Church

2020-05-13T20:02:08-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by St. Patrick Catholic Church to provide Design, Remedial Services, and Construction Administration for its historical church located in Denison, Texas. The community-centric cathedral dates back to 1898, and the Gothic revival building features finely patterned brickwork, lancet arches, and intricate stained glass windows. The church community achieved

Sammons Center for the Arts

2020-05-13T20:01:40-07:00May 13th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by the City of Dallas to provide design development, construction documents, Texas Historical Commission coordination, bid phase support, exterior restoration, MEP analysis/utility infrastructure for Sammons Center for the Arts located in Dallas, Texas. The Sammons Center for the Arts is constructed in an eclectic Italian/Richardsonian Romanesque style as

HACSC – Julian Gardens

2020-04-17T14:58:49-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design and construction phase services for Julian Gardens Townhomes located in San Jose California Julian Gardens is a two story, wood frame development consisting of 9 individual townhomes, each approximately 1,000 SF. ABBAE

City of Seattle Fire Department Headquarters

2020-04-17T15:44:52-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Seattle to provide design, bidding, and construction administration services for the Fire Department Headquarters located in Seattle, Washington. ABBAE was initially asked to perform an investigation of the current condition of the exterior masonry. ABBAE determined necessary repairs including removal of cast stone, replacing

Avalon Hayes Valley

2020-04-20T12:34:32-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AvalonBay) and Pyatok Architects for waterproofing consulting services for building envelope systems, assemblies and components for a residential project located in San Francisco, California. Hayes Valley consists of 182 apartment units and spans across two buildings sharing the same podium and below-grade parking

Waateekaa Train Museum

2020-05-21T11:21:10-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided investigation of the exterior siding for the Waateekaa Train Museum located on the plaza at the Bechtel corporate headquarters in downtown San Francisco. The museum is a replica of the 18 meter long wooden train car that was used to move the Bechtel family between construction sites in

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

2020-04-20T12:33:00-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation, remedial design and construction services for building repair. The Kapi’olani Medical Center at Pali Momi was completed in 1989 to serve West Oahu. The two-tower complex contains a 116-bed hospital facility with an adjacent medical office building (MOB). The hospital is a four-story concrete

HACSC – Cypress Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T13:05:04-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design, and construction phase services on a multi-family project in San Jose. Cypress Gardens is a 125-unit senior housing development with common area.  The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding a central courtyard

201 Marshall Street

2020-04-20T13:05:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Raintree Partners (Raintree) to provide building envelope consulting services for the new multi-family residential construction project located 201 Marshall Street in Redwood City, California. 201 Marshall is a five level residential building. One level of the garage structure is subterranean, and its upper two levels are

Olive Way Mixed Use

2018-02-06T10:20:01-08:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Paragon Realty for building envelope consulting services for the mixed-use apartment projects located at 1650 E. Olive Way, in Seattle, Washington. Olive Way is an approximately 90,000 SF, 7-story building that includes 76 residential, 2 live-work units, retail/ office uses at the street level, and one

Private Residence – Beverly Hills

2020-04-20T12:45:31-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and rehabilitation design consulting services for a private residence in Beverly Hills. The house is a single story 12,000 SF ranch configuration. Exterior walls are smooth steel trowel finish stucco and stone tile fascia. The roof is a low

Private Residence – Santa Barbara

2020-04-20T13:05:59-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and rehabilitation design consulting services for a private residence in Santa Barbara. ABBAE helped review the design deficiencies in a two-story home in the Central Coast California. ABBAE provided consulting and design services for: Investigate Architectural Defects Roofing Defects

Private Residence – Los Altos Hills California

2020-04-20T12:44:20-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and rehabilitation design consulting services for a private residence and guest house in Northern California. The main house is approximately 4,500 SF with a guest house of approximately 600 SF. ABBAE was retained to: Investigate reported leaks Determine the

HACSC – Lenzen Gardens

2020-04-20T12:45:18-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigation, design and construction phase services on a multi-family project in San Jose. Lenzen Gardens is a 94-unit senior housing development with common areas. The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding a central courtyard

3501 Laguna Street HOA

2020-04-20T13:06:58-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Homeowner Association (HOA) to provide leak investigation, remedial design and construction phase services to a 24-unit building in San Francisco. 3501 Laguna is at a major intersection in the Marina District and highly-visible. The condominium building has three levels of wood-frame housing over a single

Pointe Pacific HOA

2017-12-12T10:47:59-08:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the HOA to provide forensic investigation of the building envelope and provide reports regarding the siding, decks, stairs, roof and window systems. Pointe Pacific is a 400-unit, 40-building complex, located high on the hill in Daly City. ABBAE provided investigation and recommendations for roof repairs on

Ryland Mews

2020-05-21T11:19:23-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and rehabilitation consulting services. Ryland Mews is a 131-unit condominium development with four buildings built in four phases. The complex was completed in the early 1990’s. Ryland Mews has two and three-story wood-framed buildings on top of a one

Sky Condominiums

2020-04-20T13:08:09-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP (Fenton Grant) to provide Forensic Investigation for Sky Condominiums in Las Vegas. Sky is a 409-unit luxury condominium complex. Each unit ranges from 870 SF to 5,500 SF. The complex is located directly on Las Vegas Boulevard. ABBAE services

San Pedro Commons

2020-04-20T13:07:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MidPen Housing Corporation for building envelope consulting services for San Pedro Commons, affordable residential apartments for seniors located in Colma. ABBAE provided construction design and administration services including design consultation, the preparation of details, specifications and contracts, bidding assistance, and construction administration. ABBAE prepared construction documents

Irvine Company – Crescent Village

2020-04-20T13:06:38-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Company Apartment Communities (TICAC) to provide design, bidding and construction phase services on the Crescent Village multi-family apartment village in San Jose. Crescent Park contains 1,800 residential units and space for 3,000 cars. There are six three-story wood-frame buildings over a single story concrete

Union Lofts

2020-04-20T13:07:24-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the developer, Meruelo Maddux Properties, to provide peer review and material selection for the adaptive reuse of the Union Bank of California Headquarters Building in downtown Los Angeles. The Union Bank Building is a 12-story, historic, concrete building with a full basement, built in 1922. The

San Clemente Place

2020-04-20T14:05:28-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation for water intrusion related to an affordable housing complex in Corte Madera, California. San Clemente Place has two and three-story wood-frame buildings containing 79 units and a leasing office. The three-building complex has stucco and cement board exterior cladding with EIFS trim at

Santana Row – Block 6B

2020-04-20T14:02:42-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) to provide building enclosure consulting services at 3003 Olin Avenue at Santana Row in San Jose, California. The Block 6B project consists of two 4-story wood framed multi-family residential buildings over a common reinforced concrete below-grade parking structure. The apartment structure

HACSC – Morrone Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:05:19-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided investigation, design and construction administration services for the repair and renovation of a 102-unit complex owned by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC). Morrone Gardens is a Senior Living Residential Facility in San Jose. The three-story building is wood-frame, with built up and composition

900 Green Street HOA

2020-04-20T13:08:53-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Green Street Homeowners Association (HOA) to provide architectural engineering services related to failed Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) systems at this 12 unit luxury condominium project in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood. The building was experiencing water intrusion in multiple units on nearly all

BRE Bellaire Place Apartments

2020-05-21T11:22:28-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties to conduct a property condition assessment (PCA) of the building envelope, mechanical and electrical systems for an apartment building in Redmond. Bellaire Place Apartments is a 197-unit complex comprised of two and three-story wood framed buildings. The exterior is vinyl siding and the roofs

BRE Centennial Towers

2020-04-20T14:04:29-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the BRE Properties to conduct a thorough property condition assessment (PCA) of the building envelope, mechanical and electrical systems for an apartment building in downtown Seattle. Centennial Towers is a 27-story building with ground floor retail, on-grade and below-level parking. Residence amenities include a fitness center,

BRE Lawrence Station

2020-05-21T11:10:12-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties to provide construction monitoring and site observation services for the Lawrence Station Apartment and mixed-use project located in Sunnyvale, California. Lawrence Station is 338 residential apartment for-rent unites in four stories of residential and four stories of residential over concrete podium which also include

BRE Pinnacle Galleria

2020-04-20T14:04:44-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties (BRE), a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and rehabilitation, roofing and building envelope consulting services. Pinnacle Galleria has 15 buildings that are two and three-story wood frame construction with a concrete foundation. The Roseville, California complex

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre

2020-04-20T14:04:48-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties to provide building failure investigation services for the Pinnacle BellCentre in Bellevue, Washington. Pinnacle BellCentre is a 248-unit complex with four-stories of wood-frame building over a concrete podium and below-grade parking garage. The ground floor includes commercial and retail space. Completed in 2000, BellCentre

1010 Wilshire

2020-04-20T14:07:06-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided building envelope consulting services for the adaptive reuse of a former AT&T commercial office building. 1010 Wilshire is a 16 story high-rise residential building with 227 units. ABBAE provided roofing and waterproofing consulting on the conversion of the existing concrete building and for the new construction of an

Kapi’olani Tower AOAO

2020-04-20T14:01:17-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Kapi’olani Tower AOAO to provide waterproofing consulting services and construction details for Kapi’olani Tower in Honolulu. The 23 story concrete building has 189 residential units, street-level retail and five levels of above-grade parking. Other features include a separate ground-level residential lobby, a rooftop plaza deck

Avalon 55 Ninth Street

2020-04-20T14:01:27-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities for roofing, green roofing, podium, and below grade waterproofing services for apartments located at 55 Ninth Street, San Francisco, California. Avalon 55 Ninth is a multi-family residential building consisting of 17 residential levels and two mechanical levels, with approximately 175 apartments in this urban-inspired

Avalon Dublin Station

2020-04-20T14:07:45-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities for building envelope, waterproofing and roofing consulting services for Dublin Station a mix-use project in Dublin, California. Phase two consists of two 5-level residential buildings, which together will include approximately 500 units in loft, studio, and 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms, as well as

Archstone University Towne Center

2020-04-20T14:07:49-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to investigate existing conditions and provide remedial repair alternatives related to wood-framed balcony decks at an apartment community in La Jolla, CA. To evaluate the existing construction of the structure for the purposes of preparing remedial designs, ABBAE met with building maintenance staff and observed limited destructive

The Fillmore Center

2020-04-20T14:08:24-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide investigation, design and construction phase services to a multi-family high-rise building in San Francisco. The Fillmore Center has two 18-story towers and contains more than 1,100 units. Street-level area contains commercial and retail space. ABBAE was retained by the building owner

BRE Solstice Apartments

2020-05-21T11:11:17-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties, Inc. for construction phase services for the BRE Solstice Apartments located in Sunnyvale, California. The project is approximately 279 new residential apartment units that tower over a concrete podium with retail space at the street level. There will be a pool on-grade and two

Fashion Valley Mall

2020-04-20T14:08:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the general contractor to provide investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks at a retail center in San Diego, California. The Fashion Valley Mall (Fashion Valley) was experiencing leaks and moisture damage at bridges, elevated walkways, adjacent building wall sills, as well as expansion joints.

Escondido Promenade

2020-04-20T14:08:39-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) to provide building envelope leak investigation for Escondido Promenade located at 1266 Auto Park Way in Escondido, California. Escondido Promenade is a 222,000 SF shopping center, constructed in 1987. Significant water intrusion occurred after a facade renovation, a PVC roof replamcent,

Town Square Shopping Center

2018-01-11T11:06:20-08:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="35"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) performed a wide variety of architectural-engineering consulting services for the new construction of Town Square. Town Square is a commercial and retail complex consisting of 17 buildings including a parking structure, over 850,000 SF and a large parking structure. ABBAE provided waterproofing consulting and peer review services

U.S. Embassy Compound – Helsinki, Finland

2017-12-19T06:46:16-08:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners to provide building envelope consulting services for the U.S Embassy Compound renovation and Chancery addition in Helsinki, Finland. The Department of States New Embassy Compound sits on three acres of land and consists of five buildings. ABBAE provided design consultation

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

2020-05-21T11:15:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Bohlin, Cywinski and Jackson Architects (BCJ) to provide building enclosure consulting services for the new City Hall Complex located in Newport Beach, California. The City of Newport Beach retained ABBAE to provide construction monitoring services for the building envelope. ABBAE worked with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)

Reno Post Office

2020-04-20T14:26:46-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Reno to perform due diligence and property assessment services for the downtown Post Office. The Reno Post Office is a historical landmark, built in 1934 and is a good example of art-deco architecture. The City is investigating purchasing the building from the USPS

San Jose International Airport – Terminal Expansion

2020-04-20T14:26:54-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of San Jose to provide third-party building enclosure review and construction period services for a significant new passenger terminal expansion of the Norman J. Mineta International Airport located in San Jose, California. The new $1 billion North Concourse Terminal Building was completed in June

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

2020-04-20T14:27:03-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Walnut Creek to complete a facility condition assessment using ASTM E-2018 as a guideline. The four city-owned recreational and historic buildings included a steel and concrete frame building wood-frame buildings with glu-lam structural elements. ABBAE prepared replacement value calculations and recommendations, based on

Travis Air Force Base

2020-04-20T14:27:12-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hal Hays Construction, Inc. (HHCI) to perform thermal imaging and building assessments to multiple facilities at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. As part of a base-wide energy efficiencies upgrade program, ABBAE performed a cursory review of the exterior building envelope to identify areas that

County of Placer – South County Adult Correctional Facility

2020-04-20T14:27:54-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by Vanir Construction Management to provide building enclosure consulting services for the Placer County Minimum Security, South County Adult Correctional Facility located at Justice Center Drive and Industrial Avenue in Roseville, California The facility consists of a single-story medium security dormitory type jail structure. It is constructed

UC San Francisco – Institute of Regenerative Medicine

2020-05-21T11:14:36-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by UCSF to provide Peer Review and Water Test Monitoring on the new Institute of Regenerative Medicine (IRM) building in San Francisco. The IRM is a 73,000 SF steel-framed building on a contoured hillside site. The building is one to three stories and suspended over the hillside

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center

2020-04-20T14:28:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide building envelope review and roofing systems evaluation for the Joslyn Senior Center in Covina, California. The Joslyn Center is a single-story wood-frame building with slab-on-grade concrete foundation. Exterior cladding is primarily cement plaster with wood siding and trim. Roof systems include a low-slope and steep-sloped

City of Livermore – Municipal Buildings

2020-05-15T14:55:11-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Livermore to perform facility condition assessments, design, construction documents and construction administration for several municipal buildings that provide special City services. The City needed complete and thorough review of the building envelope, structural, mechanical and electrical systems, roofing and exterior wall and window

UC Davis – Segundo Dining Commons

2020-04-20T14:30:05-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the university to provide a building condition assessment of a partially constructed campus building. The University of California, Davis asked ABBAE to provide an assessment of The Segundo Dining Commons, a steel-frame building with pre-cast concrete and structural steel framework exteriors. Construction was halted when the

UC San Diego – Student Services Center

2020-04-20T14:30:10-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of California San Diego (UCSD) to provide leak investigation services at the newly-constructed Student Services Center on the main campus. Completed and open for the fall of 2007, the five-story steel-frame building is over 100,000 SF and houses multiple departments including Financial Aid, Admissions

UC San Diego – University House

2020-04-20T14:30:57-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided a physical needs assessment on an historic University building. ABBAE was retained by IS Architecture to provide a reconstruction feasibility study for the University House at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). ABBAE’s scope of work included investigation and assessment of the roofing systems, exterior walls and

University of Hawaii – Cancer Research Center of Hawaii

2020-04-20T14:31:11-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Architect of Record, Shimokawa Nakamura, Inc. (SN) to provide peer review services for the new construction of a cancer research center for the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH). The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH) will be a 140,000 SF building on the campus

Kaiser Medical Office Buildings

2020-04-20T14:31:20-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the general contractor to provide leak investigation and remedial design services on two Medical Office Buildings (MOB) in Irvine, California. The first building is 110,000 SF, four-story building and includes a surgery center. The second medical office building is a 145,000 SF, six-story, structure that houses

UC Davis – Mondavi Center for Performing Arts

2020-04-20T14:29:57-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of California Davis (UCD) to provide building enclosure expert consulting services for leaks in the newly-constructed Mondavi Center for Performing Arts located on the UCD campus. The Mondavi Center is a 104,000 SF, steel framed building containing two performance venues with performance, production and

Wilshire Hotel

2020-04-20T14:31:23-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide building enclosure consulting services for the adoptive re-use building that is located at 6317 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The project included a conversion of an existing 66,044 SF 6-story office building into a hotel. The building has a basement

Ohlone College

2020-04-20T14:32:04-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) teamed with tBP Architecture to provide building envelope consulting services for 8 buildings on the Ohlone College Campus located in Fremont, California. These buildings were constructed in 1976 and are one, two and three stories, clad in cement plaster (stucco) over concrete walls, or stucco over light gauge metal

Santa Clara University – Bannan Hall

2020-04-20T14:32:37-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Santa Clara University (SCU) to provide forensic investigation and construction management services for exterior cladding issues occurring at Bannan Hall on the SCU campus. Bannan Hall was completed in 1991. The three-story, 90,000 SF steel-frame building contains SCU’s civil and mechanical engineering schools. ABBAE proposed a

SDCCD – Vocational Technology Center

2020-04-20T14:32:42-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) to provide construction monitoring services for the exterior wall and roof systems of a new campus building. The Career Technology Center (CTC) is an 85,000 SF, five-story steel frame building with a partial level below-grade. The building has been

San Jose State University – Duncan Hall

2020-04-20T14:32:48-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by San Jose State University (SJSU) to conduct an investigation regarding the below grade leaks at the Carl D. Duncan Hall of Science (Duncan Hall). Duncan Hall is a seven story concrete building with partial basement and houses laboratories, classrooms and offices for the science department. The