Residential

MIRO

2020-05-20T14:37:02-07:00

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

Stanford Escondido Village

2020-05-20T13:00:12-07:00

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

Royal Iolani AOAO

2020-04-17T15:43:13-07:00

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

Corona Pointe

2020-04-17T15:44:32-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed a due diligence study of an apartment community, prior to purchase by a large REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust). The potential owner of this property wanted to have a due diligence report prepared for the property, during the 30 day period prior to close of escrow. The purpose

Hale Kehau AOAO

2020-04-17T15:43:32-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation and remedial design alternatives for leaks related to condominium roofs and a concrete parking structure, which served as a roof top tennis court at a residential apartment complex located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE provided roof investigation for multi-structure condominium buildings, common pool facilities,

The Enclave at Village Square

2020-04-17T15:54:45-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) prepared an ASTM E-2018 review of The Enclave at Village Square, a 128-unit apartment complex. The review included analysis of individual heat pumps, water heaters, kitchen fans, boilers, restrooms, and building envelope systems. ABBAE also prepared a  five-year capital replacement plan of $1.25 million. ABBAE developed plans and specifications

605 Castro Street

2020-04-17T15:30:23-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Steinberg Architects (Steinberg) to provide waterproofing design assist and peer review services for the mixed-use complex located at 605 Castro Street, in downtown Mountain View, California. 605 Castro Street is four (4) stories above grade with one level of below-grade parking. The building program includes retail

Avalon Hayes Valley

2020-04-20T12:34:32-07:00

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

HACSC – Cypress Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T13:05:04-07:00

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

Private Residence – Santa Barbara

2020-04-20T13:05:59-07:00

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

201 Marshall Street

2020-04-20T13:05:35-07:00

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

Celadon at 9th and Broadway

2020-04-20T13:04:38-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by SVA Architects, Inc. (formerly MVE Institutional, Inc.) for building enclosure consulting services for the proposed Celadon at 9th and Broadway, a mixed-use affordable housing project in San Diego, California. The approximately 25,000 SF project site is envisioned to be a mixed-use facility with approximately 250 residential

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

2020-04-20T13:05:29-07:00

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 – Beverly Hills

2020-04-20T12:45:31-07:00

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 – Los Altos Hills California

2020-04-20T12:44:20-07:00

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

Olive Way Mixed Use

2018-02-06T10:20:01-08:00

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

Sky Condominiums

2020-04-20T13:08:09-07:00

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

Ryland Mews

2020-05-21T11:19:23-07:00

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

Irvine Company – Cherry Orchard Apartments

2020-04-20T13:08:29-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Law Offices of Miller Morton Caillat and Nevis to perform forensic investigation, remedial design, litigation support and arbitration services for Cherry Orchard Apartment Community located in Sunnyvale, California, owned and operated by the Irvine Company Apartment Communities (TICAC). Cherry Orchard is a resort style apartment

3501 Laguna Street HOA

2020-04-20T13:06:58-07:00

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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – James Down Towers

2020-04-20T13:07:02-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was awarded retained by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) to perform roof assessments at various properties as directed. The first property was James Down Towers a four-story concrete building that has four towers and connecting central halls. Originally constructed in 1972, it has approximately 40,000 SF of

Luna Di Lusso HOA

2020-04-20T13:06:47-07:00

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

2020-04-20T13:07:24-07:00

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 Pedro Commons

2020-04-20T13:07:55-07:00

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

Boca Raton Condominiums

2020-04-20T13:07:31-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP (Fenton Grant) to provide Forensic Investigation and Water Testing for Boca Raton Condominiums. The Boca Raton Condominium is a 7-story, podium type mid-rise building with exterior stucco finish. ABBAE anticipates accessing various exterior conditions utilizing swing stages. Our services

Irvine Company – Crescent Village

2020-04-20T13:06:38-07:00

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

HACSC – Avenida Espana Senior Housing

2020-05-21T11:22:55-07:00

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 – Morrone Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:05:19-07:00

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

HACSC – Rincon Gardens Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:00:26-07:00

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

BRE Pinnacle Galleria

2020-04-20T14:04:44-07:00

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

Housing Authority of County of Santa Clara (HACSC)

2020-04-20T13:08:38-07:00

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 Lawrence Station

2020-05-21T11:10:12-07:00

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

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

2020-04-20T14:02:50-07:00

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

900 Green Street HOA

2020-04-20T13:08:53-07:00

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

Mediterranean Village

2020-04-20T14:03:23-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by E&S Ring Management to provide roofing assessment for a 500-unit multi-family residential complex located in Costa Mesa, California. Mediterranean Village contains 50 buildings. Site amenities include a leasing office, recreation room with public restrooms, swimming pool and laundry facilities. ABBAE provided professional services for the roof

San Clemente Place

2020-04-20T14:05:28-07:00

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 Centennial Towers

2020-04-20T14:04:29-07:00

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 Pinnacle BellCentre

2020-04-20T14:04:48-07:00

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

Avalon Dublin Station

2020-04-20T14:07:45-07:00

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

The Fillmore Center

2020-04-20T14:08:24-07:00

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

2020-04-20T14:07:20-07:00

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.

Avalon Bear Creek

2020-04-20T14:08:20-07:00

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

2020-04-20T14:07:49-07:00

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

Avalon ParcSquare

2020-04-20T14:08:30-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities to perform leak investigation and roofing evaluation at Avalon ParcSquare Apartment Complex in Redmond. Avalon ParcSquare is 124-unit complex that has 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, ranging from 763 SF to 1,614 SF. ABBAE provided remedial repair design and construction administration to perform

1350 Ala Moana AOAO

2020-05-21T11:19:50-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained as engineer and construction manager for the replacement of existing waste lines for the 1350 Ala Moana condominium building located in Honolulu. Built in 1968, 1350 Ala Moana is one of the premier residential addresses on the Honolulu waterfront. The structure is a 150,000 SF, 34-story building

Sugar Beach Resort AOAO

2020-04-20T14:07:31-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Sugar Beach Resort Apartment Owners Association (AOAO) to provide various mechanical engineering and energy optimization services. Located on Maui, Sugar Beach is a large condominium resort property. ABBAE’s scope included investigation, energy analysis, lifecycle cost analysis, design, and construction management services for rooftop mechanical equipment,

Kapi’olani Tower AOAO

2020-04-20T14:01:17-07:00

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

Hokua AOAO

2020-04-20T14:01:06-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the AOAO to provide remedial design, engineering and construction phase services of the domestic hot water PEX system replacement for the 272-unit Hokua building. The 272-unit building was experiencing water intrusion from the domestic hot water heaters and distribution piping (PEX) and valves in multiple units

Hale Pohaku AOAO

2020-04-20T14:00:55-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform forensic investigation and provide remedial design alternatives for leaks related to a concrete parking structure with a rooftop tennis court in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE met with building maintenance staff, reviewed as-built drawings and maintenance reports and performed limited destructive testing on a single level parking

Avalon 55 Ninth Street

2020-04-20T14:01:27-07:00

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

North Park Apartments

2020-04-20T14:18:29-07:00

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

2020-04-20T14:18:38-07:00

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

Channing House Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:31:16-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed concrete spall repair and roof replacement evaluation, design, and construction management services for this 11-story senior housing building. ABBAE was retained to provide an evaluation of roof, underlying insulation, extensive leaking, balcony decks, plaza deck waterproofing, concrete walls and patios. We also provided design and construction management services.

Royal Kahana AOAO

2020-04-20T14:36:01-07:00

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

Marina Harbor

2020-05-21T11:06:03-07:00

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

North Park Apartments – The Laurels

2020-04-20T14:42:28-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Laurels is a 535 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.

North Park Apartments – The Oaks

2020-04-20T14:42:34-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Oaks is a 388 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.

North Park Apartments – The Pines

2020-04-20T14:42:38-07:00

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Pines is a 414 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.