Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the HOA to provide leak investigation, design and construction phase services for a mixed-use property in Palo Alto.
Palo Alto Plaza consists of three four-story buildings with ground floor commercial space and below-grade parking. The buildings are three stories of wood frame construction over a two-level below-grade concrete parking garage.
ABBAE provided leak and structural evaluations of the below-grade parking structure. The investigation included visual observation of leaks and limited water testing of plaza, planters, expansion joints and utility boxes.
ABBAE provided recommended repair alternatives and a budget report. Additional scope included remedial design services to repair the leaks and damage caused by water intrusion and construction monitoring of the repair work.