Mission

Allana Buick & Bers assists building owners, architects, contractors, and the construction industry by making buildings perform better. ABB’s holistic approach to building performance improves building longevity, mitigating risk of defects and lowering operational expenses with sound building sciences. Our world-class professional staff specializes in building envelope systems, roofing, waterproofing, building forensics, mechanical systems, and testing to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable built environment.

Our Values

Education

We believe in sharing what we learn so we can grow from within and create better buildings for our communities.

Transparency

We advocate for what is best for the client.

Specialization

We believe that no two buildings are the same, and as such, we tailor our solutions.

Leadership

Our principals offer strong leadership. Every project is led by a principal.

Professional memberships

We publish articles regularly to disseminate the knowledge that we gain on our projects; our competitors learn from us. Our professional memberships include:

  • International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Texas- Austin chapter
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB)
  • ASTM International
  • International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI)

Meet the Team

Allana Buick & Bers was founded in Sunnyvale, California by Karim Allana in 1987. Gerson Bers and Eugene Buick, two senior principals, joined the firm in 2002. Since then, we have grown to over 22 offices with over 225 employees. 

We recognize the profound impact of our built environment—whether in our homes, towering cityscapes, or industrial settings—infusing our lives with depth. Our commitment transcends professional duty; it’s a passionate dedication. Ensuring structures reach their potential, optimizing performance for decades or even centuries, is more than a task; it’s an unwavering calling. At ABB, our approach integrates historical lessons into innovative solutions marked by precision and care, elevating building quality. Leveraging insights from what doesn’t work, we pioneer new avenues in designing solutions that mitigate risk and amplify potential. Our experienced engineers and skilled tradespeople are dedicated to sharing our diverse expertise, recognizing that effective design defies standardization; it demands meticulous alignment with purpose for peak building performance.

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Projects

With 22 offices across the country, we have successfully completed over 18000 projects for clients in various market segments, component types, project types and regions.

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Office Locations

We’re proud to have a presence in over 22 strategic locations, with a team of over 225 professionals worldwide. Our diverse network ensures accessibility and expertise wherever you need us.

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Webinars

We offer continued learning seminars and training programs, with AIA approved learning credits for each seminar. 

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Careers

At ABB, we foster an enjoyable working environment, and support each other through professional and personal needs. With engaging and challenging tasks, our team embodies kindness and collaboration, making ABB a welcoming home for all.

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Education

ABB offers seminars and training classes. All of these courses provide AIA Continuing Education Learning Units.

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Minority Business Enterprise

ABB is nationally certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).

ABB’s dedication to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion are core values that guides our actions and decisions. We actively seek out and support diverse subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers, creating a network for businesses that share our values. This commitment to equity and inclusion has enabled ABB to build strong relationships with its clients, communities, and partners.

As a minority owned business, we understand the importance of creating opportunities for underrepresented groups and we are committed to providing equitable job opportunities, workplace development and supporting diverse subcontractor relationships across markets.

ABB’s efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace have been instrumental in our success and will be essential to our growth and impact in the architectural engineering and construction industry.

ABB is nationally certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). While ABB’s engineering and consulting services will contribute to MBE inclusion goals, we provide real value by offering direct HVAC equipment procurement and drop shipment through a registered MBE.

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