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Moxy Hotel

By | 2017-12-12T10:20:00+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Ankrom Moisan Architects ( AMA) for design phase peer review and construction phase services for the new Moxy Hotel in Seattle, Washington. Located at 1016 Republican Street, in the heart of the South Lake Union neighborhood, the eight-story hotel features 147 tech-savvy guest rooms, lobby, and

City of Seattle Fire Department Headquarters

By | 2018-01-12T10:10:43+00:00 December 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

HACSC – Julian Gardens

By | 2018-01-12T10:13:08+00:00 December 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

HACSC – Lucretia Gardens

By | 2018-01-12T13:10:54+00:00 December 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.

605 Castro Street

By | 2018-01-12T13:16:00+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

The Weapons & Armaments Technical Center

By | 2017-12-12T09:31:45+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Barnhart-Beatty Balfour (Barnhart) to perform a roof condition assessment for The Weapons & Armaments Technical Center (P-745), located at 2471 Parsons Road, China Lake, California. The Weapons & Armaments Technical Center (P-745) is a 177,718 SF research and development facility for U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Weapons

Los Angeles Metro 2100 Frank Modugno

By | 2018-01-12T10:14:23+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to provide building envelope consulting services to the Metro property located at 2100 Frank Modugno in Sylmar, California. The existing roof is comprised of two separate roofing systems, a built-up roof and a standing seam metal

Windsor Court Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T13:12:14+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed due diligence investigation, study, and provided a written report during the 30 day escrow period prior to purchase of the building for a West Coast Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). This comprehensive study, completed under the guidelines of ASTM (American Society for Testing of Materials) Standard

Ono Vista Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T13:09:44+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed an investigation for stucco and concrete spall repairs, elastomeric coatings, elevated walkway waterproofing, and pool deck repairs for the Ono Vista Apartments in Mokuleia on O´ahu. The Ono Vista Apartments are two five-story apartment buildings. The structures are concrete and concrete masonry units (CMU), which were

The Enclave at Village Square

By | 2018-01-12T13:07:13+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Corona Pointe

By | 2018-01-12T13:04:25+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Royal Iolani AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T13:01:40+00:00 December 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

Hale Kehau AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T12:58:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Kittitas District Seven Firehouse

By | 2018-01-12T10:29:04+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Kittitas Fire and Rescue to provide leak investigation and reporting services to the District Seven Firehouse located in Seattle, Washington. ABBAE was asked to investigate one of the newly constructed fire houses, where a continuous leak around one of the large air intakes was reported. It was

San Ysidro Land Port of Entry

By | 2018-01-12T10:25:55+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hensel Phelps Construction Company (HPC) to provide Waterproofing Construction Monitoring Services for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry (LPOE) located in San Ysidro, California. The LPOE project is spread over three phases and consists of the demolition and new construction of the Port

Arioso HOA

By | 2018-01-12T13:29:37+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation services to the mixed-use building at 989 Franklin Street in Oakland, California. Arioso Homeowners Association’s mixed-use project consists of 88 residential units, commercial space, and below grade common parking. ABBAE’s services included water testing, destructive testing, building evaluation, leak investigations, study of

Hacienda Commons Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T13:25:07+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided a summary rehabilitation report and prepared construction documents including schematic design and details for the complete rehabilitation of 10 buildings consisting of 280 units. Rehabilitation work included plumbing, domestic hot water systems, structural, seismic, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, stucco, site drainage and landscaping.ABBAE also assisted with obtaining

San Mateo-Foster City School District – George Hall Elementary

By | 2018-01-11T11:50:27+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by San Mateo-Foster City School District in San Mateo California to provide investigation, design, and construction monitoring services for the replacement of the roof on George Hall Elementary School.

Vaden Health Center

By | 2018-01-11T10:28:02+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Stanford University to provide roof design consulting for multiple buildings with various  roofing systems throughout the campus. One of those buildings included the Vaden Health Care Center. ABBAE assisted in value engineering reviews and provided construction administration and construction monitoring services. Subsequent to construction,

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

By | 2018-01-11T10:30:49+00:00 December 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

Doma Condominium and Lofts

By | 2018-01-12T13:24:00+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided investigation, remedial design, and construction monitoring of structural slab waterproofing, membrane waterproofing, balcony waterproofing, courtyard drains, and the roofs for downtown San Diego´s Domo Condominiums and Lofts. Domo is a multi-family housing development consisting of an eight story loft building with 66 units on the northern

Tiffany Court Apartments

By | 2017-12-13T08:31:32+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed due diligence investigation  and provided a written report during the 30 day escrow period prior to purchase of the building for a west coast Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). This comprehensive study, completed under the guidelines of ASTM (American Society for Testing of Materials) Standard E-2018, enabled the

Waateekaa Train Museum

By | 2018-01-11T09:18:32+00:00 December 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

Hawaii Convention Center

By | 2018-01-12T10:35:48+00:00 December 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

Avalon Hayes Valley

By | 2018-01-12T13:20:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

The Plaza at Moanalua

By | 2018-01-12T13:33:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick and Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Sound Building Systems Hawaii, Inc. (SBSH) to provide waterproofing consulting services to the roof of the assisted living facility,  Plaza at Moanalua located in Honolulu. The Plaza at Moanalua is a 156 - bed rental assisted living community. The roofing design consists of a

County of Santa Barbara

By | 2018-01-12T10:42:10+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by county of Santa Barbara to perform commissioning services on their 1.2MW DC solar PV ground-mounted power plant. ABBAE performed inspections of array racking, conductors, inverter, and the monitoring system. We also conducted a performance test and delivered a detailed commissioning report. This hillside mounted

201 Marshall Street

By | 2018-01-12T13:36:42+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Safeway – San Antonio Plaza

By | 2018-01-11T11:00:36+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick and Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MCG Architects (MCGA) to provide waterproofing and vapor barrier consulting services for the construction of a new Safeway store located in Mountain View, California. San Antonio Plaza Safeway is a new 65,000 SF single story steel and concrete framed retail grocery store. The exterior cladding

HACSC – Cypress Gardens Senior Housing

By | 2018-01-12T13:54:29+00:00 December 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. Cypress Gardens is a 125-unit senior housing development with common area.  The two and three-story wood-frame buildings surrounding a

HACSC – Lenzen Gardens

By | 2018-01-12T13:52:20+00:00 December 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

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

By | 2018-01-12T13:40:44+00:00 December 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,

Private Residence – Los Altos Hills California

By | 2018-01-12T13:50:24+00:00 December 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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – Levy Garden

By | 2018-01-12T13:38:39+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority of the City of Las Vegas (SNVRHA) to perform investigation, design and bidding phase services in regards to the phased re-roofing of the Levy Gardens located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Levy Gardens is a three story apartment complex

Private Residence – Lake Arrowhead California

By | 2018-01-12T13:47:09+00:00 December 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 Lake Arrowhead. The house is approximately 7,800 SF, 5-story residence with a wood framed and stucco structure and an artificial slate roof. ABBAE services included visual investigation,

Private Residence – Santa Barbara

By | 2018-01-12T13:46:37+00:00 December 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

Private Residence – Bellevue

By | 2018-01-12T13:44:15+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the homeowner to provide construction monitoring services for water intrusion rehabilitation. ABBAE provided on site construction monitoring services for selected areas of repair for this single family residence in Bellevue. Our scope of work included monitoring and observation of the exterior wall systems which

Private Residence – Beverly Hills

By | 2018-01-12T13:42:19+00:00 December 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 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

Olive Way Mixed Use

By | 2018-01-09T08:21:41+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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,

Celadon at 9th and Broadway

By | 2018-01-09T08:21:32+00:00 December 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

Union Lofts

By | 2018-01-12T14:23:51+00:00 December 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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – James Down Towers

By | 2018-01-12T14:26:15+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Irvine Company – Crescent Village

By | 2018-01-12T14:20:41+00:00 December 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

Irvine Company – Promontory Point

By | 2018-01-09T08:23:07+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Company Apartment Communities (TICAC) to provide building envelope consulting services to 300 unit Promontory Point Villa Apartments located in Newport Beach, California. ABBAE was involved in architectural engineering services for significant repairs to the building exterior while the property remained in revenue

San Pedro Commons

By | 2018-01-09T08:21:52+00:00 December 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

South City Lights HOA

By | 2018-01-09T08:22:53+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide exterior investigation and limited water testing for a large apartment complex in South San Francisco, California. South City Lights is a four story residential community built over a podium slab with two levels of garage below. A total of six buildings were constructed

Tradewinds Terrace HOA

By | 2018-01-12T16:42:31+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the HOA to provide construction defect litigation and repair design services for a 10 building, 110-unit condominium complex in San Jose. ABBAE performed a detailed forensic investigation and evaluation of the property, providing recommendations for siding replacement. The assessment was to determine the actual

Irvine Company – Cherry Orchard Apartments

By | 2018-01-09T08:24:17+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Sky Condominiums

By | 2018-01-12T14:14:21+00:00 December 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.

Ryland Mews

By | 2018-01-12T14:11:25+00:00 December 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

Pointe Pacific HOA

By | 2017-12-12T10:47:59+00:00 December 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

Palo Alto Plaza HOA

By | 2018-01-12T14:04:42+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Luna Di Lusso HOA

By | 2018-01-12T14:03:15+00:00 December 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

Lauriedale HOA

By | 2018-01-12T14:01:48+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Lauriedale Home Owners Association (HOA), representing residents of a 328-unit condominium property in San Mateo, California. Lauriedale was originally constructed as apartments and converted to condominiums. The 13 residential buildings are wood-framed with T1-11 plywood or wood lap siding. The complex also contains

Harbor Pointe HOA

By | 2018-01-12T14:00:52+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Harbor Pointe Homeowners Association to provide forensic investigation of failed building components related to the exterior shingle siding of a 47-unit complex in Alameda. The 25-year old complex has 47 townhomes in 30 buildings. ABBAE provided services during destructive testing, attended board meetings,

Boca Raton Condominiums

By | 2018-01-12T13:56:32+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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.

3501 Laguna Street HOA

By | 2018-01-12T14:27:47+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

900 Green Street HOA

By | 2018-01-12T15:05:55+00:00 December 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

Housing Authority of County of Santa Clara (HACSC)

By | 2018-01-12T14:55:57+00:00 December 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

HACSC – Rincon Gardens Senior Housing

By | 2018-01-12T14:45:53+00:00 December 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

HACSC – Morrone Gardens Senior Housing

By | 2018-01-12T14:42:05+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

HACSC – Avenida Espana Senior Housing

By | 2018-01-12T14:40:29+00:00 December 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,

Santana Row – Block 6B

By | 2017-12-13T07:54:55+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) to provide building enclosure consulting services at 3003 Olin Avenue at Santana Row in San Jose, California. The Block 6B project consists of two 4-story wood framed multi-family residential buildings over a common reinforced concrete below-grade parking structure. The apartment structure

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

By | 2018-01-12T14:38:51+00:00 December 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

Mediterranean Village

By | 2018-01-12T14:36:59+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Mariner’s Village

By | 2018-01-12T14:33:55+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) completed an in-depth assessment and detailed report outlining failed building components throughout the Mariner’s Village apartment complex located in Marina Del Rey, California. Items assessed included roofs, balconies, stucco, wood siding, columns, stairs, decks, garages, walkways, landings, handrails, bay windows, fascias, plazas, planters, and bridges. After determining

Casa Granada

By | 2018-01-12T14:32:50+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by E&S Ring Management to provide evaluation and investigation services for an existing residential complex in Los Angeles. ABBAE evaluated and investigated the existing solar hot water system to determine cost performance and effectiveness. The client was in the process of performing roof replacement and repairs

San Clemente Place

By | 2018-01-12T14:30:34+00:00 December 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

BRE Pinnacle Crow Canyon

By | 2018-01-09T08:26:11+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided architectural-engineering consulting services for hardboard siding repair and replacement at a 400-unit luxury apartment community owned and managed by a large Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). ABBAE was retained to provide roofing, waterproofing, and building envelope consulting services. Scope included water testing, destructive testing and remedial

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre

By | 2018-01-12T15:13:55+00:00 December 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

BRE Pinnacle Galleria

By | 2018-01-12T15:09:35+00:00 December 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,

BRE Lawrence Station

By | 2018-01-12T14:45:14+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

BRE Centennial Towers

By | 2018-01-12T15:01:21+00:00 December 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

BRE Bellaire Place Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T14:50:57+00:00 December 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

Avalon ParcSquare

By | 2018-01-12T15:45:41+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

BRE Solstice Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T15:44:08+00:00 December 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

The Fillmore Center

By | 2018-01-12T15:35:14+00:00 December 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

Avalon Bear Creek

By | 2018-01-12T15:29:47+00:00 December 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.

Archstone University Towne Center

By | 2018-01-12T15:29:13+00:00 December 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

Avalon Dublin Station

By | 2018-01-12T15:27:26+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Avalon 55 Ninth Street

By | 2018-01-12T15:20:22+00:00 December 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

Hale Pohaku AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:18:36+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

Hokua AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:16:20+00:00 December 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

Kapi’olani Tower AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:40:47+00:00 December 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

Sugar Beach Resort AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T10:02:49+00:00 December 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

Waikiki Skyliner AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:40:00+00:00 December 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

1350 Ala Moana AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:38+00:00 December 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,

2033 Nuuanu AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:45+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for replumbing the domestic supply and waste water plumbing for 2033 Nuuanu in Honolulu. 2033 Nuuanu is a reinforced concrete structure reportedly constructed in 1972. The building is a 90,000 SF, 27-story, 72-unit multi-family residential tower. The apartment tower sits over the parking garage floors

Ala Wai Manor AOAO

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for mechanical consulting services for the Ala Wai Manor residential complex. Ala Wai Manor is a reinforced concrete structure located in the Kapiolani District of Honolulu. Constructed in 1965, the building is a 90,000 SF, 11-story multi-family residential tower. There are 92 two and three

1010 Wilshire

By | 2017-12-14T07:51:21+00:00 December 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

The Pier Apartments

By | 2018-01-09T08:28:55+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Equity Residential to perform feasibility assessment and roof integration design services for this 114kW roof mounted waterfront building. The Pier is a waterfront apartment complex owned by Equity Residential,a large Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). ABBAE was also retained to conduct an Energy Audit to determine viable

Skyline Terrace Apartments

By | 2017-12-14T07:37:40+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Equity Residential to perform feasibility assessment and roof integration design services for this 90.72kW roof mounted building. The Skyline Terrace is 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartment complex. With apartments ranging from 938 SF to 1660 SF with amenities that include a business center, club house,

Northridge Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T15:50:24+00:00 December 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

North Park Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T15:48:19+00:00 December 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