Commercial

BRE Lawrence Station

By |2018-01-12T14:45:14+00:00December 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

Wilshire Hotel

By |2018-01-12T11:15:29+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide building enclosure consulting services for the adoptive re-use building that is located at 6317 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The project included a conversion of an existing 66,044 SF 6-story office building into a hotel. The building has

2230 Kalakaua

By |2018-01-11T11:25:02+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MGA Architecture to provide waterproofing peer review services for a new mixed-use building in Honolulu.  2230 Kalakaua is a five-story steel-frame building with glass and granite curtain walls and a garden roof.  The retail/office building is included in the Waikiki Special Design District. ABBAE

Pacific Athletic Club

By |2018-01-11T09:47:14+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the architect to provide roof and building envelope design and consulting on a high-end athletic club. Working closely with Form 4 Architecture of San Francisco, ABBAE prepared over 150 details for roofing, decking, drainage, building envelope components and interior features such as showers, restaurants

Oracle Headquarters

By |2018-01-11T09:29:54+00:00December 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

Ocean View Center

By |2018-01-11T09:58:08+00:00December 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

NUMMI

By |2018-01-11T10:11:37+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided design consulting and construction services for roof replacement at a vehicle manufacturing plant, the New United Motors Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) plant in Fremont. NUMMI was a joint operation between General Motors and Toyota. The affected roof area is approximately 100,000 SF and composed of a corrugated

The Getty Center

By |2018-03-12T14:39:27+00:00December 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.

5050 Hopyard

By |2018-01-11T09:12:15+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation, construction defect litigation support and design services for a commercial office building in Pleasanton, California. 5050 Hopyard is a four story, steel frame building construction with aluminum frame window assemblies and exterior insulation finishing system (EIFS) at exterior floor levels, rooftop

Lifescan

By |2018-01-11T09:44:28+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by LifeScan, Inc. (LSI) for limited design services for metal roof gutter systems on Building B, which is located on the property site in Milpitas, California. LifeScan, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, is headquartered in Milpitas, California. Building B, consisting of tilt-up concrete wall

Sunnyvale Town Center

By |2018-01-11T10:05:34+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the property owner to provide expert testimony on construction defects on below-grade waterproofing and leaks. The Sunnyvale Town Center has four levels of below-grade parking and six stories of commercial office space above. The below-grade structure was shotcrete construction and experienced significant failures. The

Pioneer Plaza

By |2018-01-11T09:37:53+00:00December 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

Hollywood Palladium

By |2018-01-11T09:48:41+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation and assessment of water intrusion to the exterior walls following a 2008 renovation. ABBAE provided investigation services, including destructive testing to exposed waterproofing of the below grade portion of the building, located on the north side. Our report provided the client with

South Bayside Waste Management Authority

By |2018-01-11T10:20:14+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc.(ABBAE) performed an evaluation and testing of spalled concrete and exposed reinforced steel for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority Facility. The building is a 48,000 square foot recycling center, which was in need of roof repairs. ABBAE made repair recommendations and budget estimates as well as provided construction