Structural

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

Honolulu Airport

2020-05-19T19:48:50-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was hired by the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation, Airports Division to provide services for re-roofing selected buildings at the Honolulu International Airport. ABBAE worked with Honolulu International Airport on the following projects: reroofing for the Central Concourse Buildings, the Overseas Terminal Canopy, and the constructing the new

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

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

HACSC – Lucretia Gardens

2020-04-17T15:30:06-07:00December 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 Lucretia Gardens Townhomes located in San Jose California. Lucretia Gardens, built in 1994, is a two story, wood frame development consisting of 16 individual townhomes. ABBAE prepared

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

University of Hawaii – West O’ahu Campus

2020-05-22T14:01:36-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the John Hara & Associates ( John Hara) and AC Kobayashi to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services to six (6) buildings on the University of Hawaii (UH) - West O’ahu Campus. The newly constructed two story UH Buildings, which host over 1,500 students a day were

Hawaii Convention Center

2020-04-20T12:15:51-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the State of Hawaii and Architects Hawaii, Ltd. to provide design assistance and waterproofing consulting services to the Hawaii Tourism Authority/SMG Hawaii convention center located in Honolulu. Constructed in 1997, the 1.1 million SF convention center is a partially open-air facility consisting of extensive outdoor planters,

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

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

2020-04-20T13:05:29-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was asked by the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to provide consulting engineering services for three separate properties on Hawai’i island. Pomaika’i Homes, Hale Aloha o Puna Housing, and Pahala Elderly Housing comprise of approximately seventy-five rental units.  ABBAE provided design of structural, architectural, civil, mechanical,

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

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

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

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

2020-04-20T14:02:50-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the property management group to assess the condition of the garage and to provide construction documents, bid phase services, construction administration and construction monitoring for the rehabilitation of the garage. The garage is a two-level concrete structure with pre-cast T-beams. It was suffering from water intrusion

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

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

HACSC – Avenida Espana Senior Housing

2020-05-21T11:22:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to provide investigative and building assessment services for Avenida Espãna Gardens Senior Housing in San Jose. Avenida Espãna is a two-story, wood-frame development with 84 one-bedroom units and common areas that include a courtyard, library and

HACSC – Rincon Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:00:26-07:00December 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 Campbell. Rincon Gardens is a 200-unit senior housing development with common areas and a commercial-grade kitchen. The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding

Housing Authority of County of Santa Clara (HACSC)

2020-04-20T13:08:38-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick and Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Housing Authority of County of Santa Clara (HACSC) to investigate, recommend, design and provide construction management related services for six of their properties throughout the county. ABBAE prepared separate Conditions Needs Assessments (CNA’s) for family and senior housing properties at six project sites in three

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 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

Santana Row – Building 7

2020-04-20T14:05:14-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) to provide leak investigation services for Building 7 at 377 Santana Row in San Jose, California. Building #7 Santana Row is a mixed-use residential and retail project consisting of structural steel buildings built over a post tension reinforced concrete podium slab

Avalon Bear Creek

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

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities to perform investigation and reporting services in regards to failed wood framed balcony decks for an apartment complex in Redmond. Avalon at Bear Creek is a 264-unit complex with 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms apartments ranging from 761 SF to 1,661 SF. ABBAE provided

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

North Park Apartments

2020-04-20T14:18:29-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Equity Residential to perform feasibility assessment and roof integration design services for this 205kW roof mounted building. North Park Apartments is 10 building, 550 unit apartment complex located in Northern California. Each building has one and two bedroom apartments ranging in size from 520 SF to

Northridge Apartments

2020-04-20T14:18:38-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Equity Residential to perform feasibility assessment and roof integration design services for this 80.16kW roof mounted building. The Northridge Apartments is a complex owned by Equity Residential, a large Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). The complex includes studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom aparments that range

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

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

University of Hawaii – Kapi’olani Community College

2020-04-20T14:28:44-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH) to provide investigation and replacement solutions for the existing roof systems on two campus buildings at Kapiolani Community College. ABBAE provided investigation, remedial design and construction phase services for the Koki’o and Kopiko Buildings, totaling approximately 9,000 SF of

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

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

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) developed and constructed a 178kW solar PV system on Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station for the USS Bowfin Submarine museum. ABBAE’s turnkey scope included permitting, design, engineering, construction management and financing of the installation of the 178kW roof mounted system. ABBAE used energy analysis and life cycle cost analysis

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

Royal Kahana AOAO

2020-04-20T14:36:01-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the AOAO to provide design and construction administration services on a condominium resort in Maui. ABBAE was retained by the AOAO to provide investigation, assessment and remedial design services for the condominium resort in Maui. The 12-story Royal Kahana is on Maui’s west shore and was

Ala Moana Shopping Center

2018-01-11T11:17:02-08:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for structural and engineering services, construction monitoring and testing services for the reroofing of various buildings located in the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Ala Moana Center is one of Hawaii’s premier shopping destinations with more than 290 shops and restaurants on the property. The property also has

Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort

2020-04-20T14:33:07-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Starwood Vacation Ownership (SVO) for leak investigation and reporting services for the Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort. ABBAE provided an investigation of the conditions causing the leaks on the interstitial space, below grade leaks, and the failure of the tiles on the exterior walls. ABBAE reviewed the

5050 Hopyard

2020-04-20T14:36:34-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and design services for a commercial office building in Pleasanton, California. 5050 Hopyard is a four story, steel frame building construction with aluminum frame window assemblies and exterior insulation finishing system (EIFS) at exterior floor levels, rooftop parapets, and