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HACSC – Julian Gardens

By | 2018-02-06T09:27:43+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

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

Moxy Hotel

By | 2018-01-18T07:22:34+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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

San Pedro Commons

By | 2018-02-06T10:24:55+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 | 2018-02-06T11:42:19+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

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

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

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.

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Town Square Shopping Center

By | 2018-01-11T11:06:20+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) performed a wide variety of architectural-engineering consulting services for the new construction of Town Square. Town Square is a commercial and retail complex consisting of 17 buildings including a parking structure, over 850,000 SF and a large parking structure. ABBAE provided waterproofing consulting and peer review services

Escondido Promenade

By | 2018-01-11T11:13:41+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Federal Investment Realty Trust (FRIT) to provide building envelope leak investigation for Escondido Promenade located at 1266 Auto Park Way in Escondido, California. Escondido Promenade is a 222,000 SF shopping center, constructed in 1987. Significant water intrusion occurred after a facade renovation, a PVC

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

By | 2018-01-12T11:01:55+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Bohlin, Cywinski and Jackson Architects (BCJ) to provide building enclosure consulting services for the new City Hall Complex located in Newport Beach, California. The City of Newport Beach retained ABBAE to provide construction monitoring services for the building envelope. ABBAE worked with Bohlin Cywinski

City of Palo Alto – Mitchell Park Library

By | 2018-01-12T12:03:26+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Turner Construction Company to provide curtain wall and glazing system consulting services for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center in Palo Alto, California. The building consists of a 56,000 SF structure that includes a two-story library and a single-story community center

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

By | 2018-01-12T11:06:16+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Walnut Creek to complete a facility condition assessment using ASTM E-2018 as a guideline. The four city-owned recreational and historic buildings included a steel and concrete frame building wood-frame buildings with glu-lam structural elements. ABBAE prepared replacement value calculations and recommendations,

Travis Air Force Base

By | 2018-01-12T11:20:29+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hal Hays Construction, Inc. (HHCI) to perform thermal imaging and building assessments to multiple facilities at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California. As part of a base-wide energy efficiencies upgrade program, ABBAE performed a cursory review of the exterior building envelope to identify

County of Placer – South County Adult Correctional Facility

By | 2018-02-06T11:24:08+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by Vanir Construction Management to provide building enclosure consulting services for the Placer County Minimum Security, South County Adult Correctional Facility located at Justice Center Drive and Industrial Avenue in Roseville, California The facility consists of a single-story medium security dormitory type jail structure. It

U.S. Embassy Compound – Helsinki, Finland

By | 2017-12-19T06:46:16+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners to provide building envelope consulting services for the U.S Embassy Compound renovation and Chancery addition in Helsinki, Finland. The Department of States New Embassy Compound sits on three acres of land and consists of five buildings. ABBAE provided design consultation

UC San Francisco – Institute of Regenerative Medicine

By | 2018-01-11T10:35:06+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by UCSF to provide Peer Review and Water Test Monitoring on the new Institute of Regenerative Medicine (IRM) building in San Francisco. The IRM is a 73,000 SF steel-framed building on a contoured hillside site. The building is one to three stories and suspended over

City of Livermore – Municipal Buildings

By | 2018-01-12T11:26:10+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Livermore to perform facility condition assessments, design, construction documents and construction administration for several municipal buildings that provide special City services. The City needed complete and thorough review of the building envelope, structural, mechanical and electrical systems, roofing and exterior wall

Los Angeles Law Library

By | 2018-01-12T11:31:42+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Law Library to provide investigation and assessment services of the library and top levels of an adjacent parking garage. The Law Library campus includes the original building, a six-story concrete structure completed in 1953 which contains administrative services and six

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center

By | 2018-01-12T11:35:34+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide building envelope review and roofing systems evaluation for the Joslyn Senior Center in Covina, California. The Joslyn Center is a single-story wood-frame building with slab-on-grade concrete foundation. Exterior cladding is primarily cement plaster with wood siding and trim. Roof systems include a low-slope

SDCCD – Vocational Technology Center

By | 2018-01-11T12:15:23+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) to provide construction monitoring services for the exterior wall and roof systems of a new campus building. The Career Technology Center (CTC) is an 85,000 SF, five-story steel frame building with a partial level below-grade. The building

Ohlone College

By | 2018-01-11T12:24:38+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) teamed with tBP Architecture to provide building envelope consulting services for 8 buildings on the Ohlone College Campus located in Fremont, California. These buildings were constructed in 1976 and are one, two and three stories, clad in cement plaster (stucco) over concrete walls, or stucco over light

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort

By | 2018-01-12T11:00:51+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by WCIT Architects of Honolulu to provide architectural and engineering consulting services for a Starwood Vacation Resorts project. The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort is located on the island of Maui. The resort has four main buildings with over 400 residential units and some smaller recreation

Terrace by the Sea Wedding Facility

By | 2018-01-12T10:30:10+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Architects Hawai’i, Ltd. (AHL) to provide building envelope and waterproofing services for the Terrace by the Sea wedding facility at Kewalo, Honolulu. The Terrace by the Sea wedding facility is a 2-story, 23,000 SF Italianate style building proposed for a harbor-front site in the

Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa

By | 2018-01-12T11:05:34+00:00 December 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

Embassy Suites Hotel

By | 2018-01-12T10:37:56+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by an attorney to provide leak investigation services for construction defects at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Sacramento. The Embassy Suites is located in downtown Sacramento, adjacent to Old Sacramento. The eight-story concrete building includes a below-level parking garage, interior swimming pool, plaza decks, meeting

Royal Kahana AOAO

By | 2018-01-12T15:57:32+00:00 December 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

The Getty Center

By | 2018-03-12T14:39:27+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the J. Paul Getty Trust (The Getty Center) to provide consulting services for leak remediation to their complex. The Getty Center is a cultural complex dedicated to visual arts and humanities. The expansion opened in 1997 and consists of six interconnected buildings, terraces, courtyards and gardens.

Ocean View Center

By | 2018-01-11T09:58:08+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide forensic investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks related to the exterior of an eight story commercial office building. The building was experiencing water intrusion in multiple units on nearly all floors of the concrete mid-rise. Previous remedial

Marina Harbor

By | 2018-01-12T16:08:12+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

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

San Diego International Airport

By | 2018-01-12T11:48:56+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the design-build team, Turner Construction and architect (HNTB) to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services, including Engineer of Record services, on the $907 million Terminal 2 Expansion at the San Diego International Airport. The curtain wall and storefront present a unique structural challenge due to

Hermes Flagship Retail Store

By | 2018-01-11T11:21:53+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Montes Laudano Architects (MLA) for building envelope consulting services and engineering design of a solar energy system for the Hermès Flagship Retail Store. This project entailed renovation of an existing 4-story building of approximately 23,000 SF.  The renovation included structural changes to the building