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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

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.

Neiman Marcus

2020-05-20T15:14:51-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Neiman Marcus to provide window replacement, design development, construction documents, bid support, and construction administration for Neiman Marcus located in Dallas, Texas. The renowned department store’s flagship location sits on Ervay Street between Main and Commerce in Dallas, Texas. The original 4-story 1914 mansard style Art Deco

UT Southwest Medical Center

2020-05-20T15:15:04-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by University of Texas System to provide building enclosure consulting services, including design review, waterproofing, testing, inspection, and construction administration services for the UT Southwest Medical Center located in Dallas, Texas. UT Southwest Medical Center’s expansion on the North Campus (Phase IV) included construction of a 16-story research

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

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

INB Performing Arts Center & The Spokane Convention Center

2020-05-22T14:01:43-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Integrus Architecture to provide Window Wall Consultation Services for the Spokane Public Facilities District. ABBAE was asked to evaluate the entire window wall system of the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center and offer options and cost estimates for repairs. The window wall

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

Royal Iolani AOAO

2020-04-17T15:43:13-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed an investigation and assembled remedial repair alternatives of moisture intrusion occurring at roofs and windows for the Royal Iolani Condominiums in the Ewa and Diamond Head towers as well as in the classrooms at the Iolani School located in a six-story parking structure. ABBAE then developed specifications and

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 – 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

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

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

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

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

Luna Di Lusso HOA

2020-04-20T13:06:47-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to investigate the building exterior and windows for the Luna Di Lusso Condominium Complex. The complex is a 4.5 acre site located in the Lake Las Vegas Master Association in Henderson, Nevada. There are 170 units in two buildings each containing 85 residential units. ABBAE scope of

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

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

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 – 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

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

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

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

Waikiki Skyliner AOAO

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

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided forensic investigation and remedial design alternatives for lanai leaks in a 122-unit, 20-story concrete residential tower in Honolulu, Hawaii. The structure included concrete lanais utilizing sliding glass doors for lanai access. The sliding glass door unit included fixed windows on each side as part of the complete unit.

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

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

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,

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

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)

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

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

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 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

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

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

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort

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

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by WCIT Architects of Honolulu to provide architectural and engineering consulting services for a Starwood Vacation Resorts project. The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort is located on the island of Maui. The resort has four main buildings with over 400 residential units and some smaller recreation buildings. ABBAE

Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

2020-04-20T14:34:21-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by Architects Hawaii to provide building envelope consulting services for new construction of a resort for the Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries, Disney Vacation Development, Inc. and Disney Vacation Club Management Corporation. Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa is in the Ko Olina Resort development of

Embassy Suites Hotel

2020-04-20T14:34:33-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by an attorney to provide leak investigation services for construction defects at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Sacramento. The Embassy Suites is located in downtown Sacramento, adjacent to Old Sacramento. The eight-story concrete building includes a below-level parking garage, interior swimming pool, plaza decks, meeting rooms and

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

Ocean View Center

2020-04-20T14:39:18-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide forensic investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks related to the exterior of an eight story commercial office building. The building was experiencing water intrusion in multiple units on nearly all floors of the concrete mid-rise. Previous remedial repairs by

The Getty Center

2018-03-12T14:39:27-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the J. Paul Getty Trust (The Getty Center) to provide consulting services for leak remediation to their complex. The Getty Center is a cultural complex dedicated to visual arts and humanities. The expansion opened in 1997 and consists of six interconnected buildings, terraces, courtyards and gardens.

Marina Harbor

2020-05-21T11:06:03-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided design and construction management services for the repair and renovation of the 48 acre Marina Harbor apartment complex. The 846 units are built on a one level concrete podium that serves as parking for tenants and guests.  The common areas between the units consist of 24 1-acre spaces for

San Diego International Airport

2020-04-20T14:41:15-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the design-build team, Turner Construction and architect (HNTB) to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services, including Engineer of Record services, on the $907 million Terminal 2 Expansion at the San Diego International Airport. The curtain wall and storefront present a unique structural challenge due to the 40

Hermes Flagship Retail Store

2020-04-20T14:39:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Montes Laudano Architects (MLA) for building envelope consulting services and engineering design of a solar energy system for the Hermès Flagship Retail Store. This project entailed renovation of an existing 4-story building of approximately 23,000 SF.  The renovation included structural changes to the building as well