Highrise

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

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

Texas Women’s University Towers

2020-05-20T15:08:27-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Texas Women’s University to provide forensic investigation, water infiltration testing, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Stark Hall and Guinn Hall located in Denton, Texas. Conley Group faced several challenges with both buildings - Stark Hall and Guinn Hall (21 & 24 stories respectively). Both

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

Celadon at 9th and Broadway

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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.

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

1350 Ala Moana AOAO

2020-05-21T11:19:50-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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

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

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

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

Hokua AOAO

2020-04-20T14:01:06-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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

United States Courthouse – San Diego

2020-04-20T14:17:27-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hensel Phelps Construction Company (HPC) for waterproofing construction monitoring services for the New United States Courthouse in San Diego. The building is a 16-story, 467,000 GSF steel and concrete framed structure that houses 14 Federal courtrooms and 21 chambers. ABBAE has been retained to document the

Channing House Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:31:16-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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.

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

JW Marriott – Ihilani Resort and Spa

2020-04-20T14:34:47-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide a comprehensive report on the building envelope condition of an 18-story hotel tower, spa and parking garage. The 387-room JW Marriott Ihilani was built in 1994. The main hotel is an 18-story concrete tower with 17 stories above grade and one level below. The hotel

Bellagio Hotel

2020-04-20T14:34:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed full-time and part-time roof monitoring and construction administration for multiple types of roof and flashing installations at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project included a 20-story hotel addition, low-rise addition and a mechanical services building at the existing resort. Roof types included built-up

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

Palms at Waikiki

2020-04-20T14:32:51-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided consulting services for the conversion of a 15-story residential condominium to a hotel in Waikiki. ABBAE performed investigation of the building envelope, building interiors and chilled water line insulation to determine the extent and location of the water intrusion. Mold was discovered in wall cavities and termites were

Pioneer Plaza

2020-04-20T14:38:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform an evaluation of exterior building envelope components for the Pioneer Plaza office tower in Honolulu, Hawaii. The assessment included preparing a budget forecast and design options for repairs. Built in 1977, Pioneer Plaza is a 21-story commercial office building that was experiencing spalling of the

Oracle Headquarters

2020-04-20T14:39:15-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Oracle to provide investigation, design and various construction phase services. ABBAE has provided building enclosure consulting services to Oracle Corporation in Redwood Shores, California for more than 7 years. The Oracle Parkway buildings are mid-rise steel framed office towers. They are clad in an aluminum and

St. Regis

2020-04-20T14:41:37-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Starwood Resort and Hotels to provide leak investigation and reporting services of the mechanical and waterproofing related systems of the St. Regis Museum Residential Tower. St. Regis Museum Tower is a high rise building located in the South of Market district of San Francisco, California. The main