Apartments

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Celadon at 9th and Broadway

By | 2018-02-06T10:08:44+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

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

Olive Way Mixed Use

By | 2018-02-06T10:20:01+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, and one

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

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

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 | 2018-02-06T10:14:55+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

Irvine Company – Cherry Orchard Apartments

By | 2018-02-07T08:03:26+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

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

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

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

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

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 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 Crow Canyon

By | 2018-02-07T08:09:10+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

Santana Row – Block 6B

By | 2018-02-06T10:32:46+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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

1010 Wilshire

By | 2018-02-06T10:49:38+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

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

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

Bay Landing Apartments

By | 2018-01-12T16:03:16+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc.(ABBAE) provided leak investigation of the roof, balconies and patio decks for a 360-unit apartment complex located in Walnut Creek, California. Bay Landing Apartments was built in 1988. The buildings are two and three story wood frame construction over concrete parking structures. Roofs are asphalt shingle with an approximately

North Park Apartments – The Laurels

By | 2018-01-12T16:27:02+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Laurels is a 535 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3

North Park Apartments – The Oaks

By | 2018-01-12T16:29:15+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Oaks is a 388 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3

North Park Apartments – The Pines

By | 2018-01-12T16:33:11+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Pines is a 414 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3

North Park Apartments – The Cypress

By | 2018-01-12T16:38:09+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by The Irvine Apartment Company (TIACC) to provide forensic investigation, remedial design solutions, and construction phase services for a large apartment complex located at North Park Apartments in San Jose, California. The Cypress is a 477 unit residential complex with studio, 1, 2 and 3