Repair / Remedial

HACSC – Julian Gardens

By |2018-02-06T09:27:43+00:00December 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

The Enclave at Village Square

By |2018-01-12T13:07:13+00:00December 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

Los Angeles Metro 2100 Frank Modugno

By |2018-01-12T10:14:23+00:00December 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

HACSC – Lucretia Gardens

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

Ono Vista Apartments

By |2018-01-12T13:09:44+00:00December 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 Weapons & Armaments Technical Center

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

City of Seattle Fire Department Headquarters

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

Windsor Court Apartments

By |2018-01-12T13:12:14+00:00December 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+00:00December 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

Vaden Health Center

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

Arioso HOA

By |2018-01-12T13:29:37+00:00December 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+00:00December 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

Doma Condominium and Lofts

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

San Mateo-Foster City School District – George Hall Elementary

By |2018-01-11T11:50:27+00:00December 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.

Kittitas District Seven Firehouse

By |2018-01-12T10:29:04+00:00December 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

The Plaza at Moanalua

By |2018-01-12T13:33:31+00:00December 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

Tiffany Court Apartments

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

Hawaii Convention Center

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

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

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

By |2018-01-12T13:44:15+00:00December 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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – Levy Garden

By |2018-01-12T13:38:39+00:00December 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

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

By |2018-01-12T13:40:44+00:00December 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 – Beverly Hills

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

Private Residence – Los Altos Hills California

By |2018-01-12T13:50:24+00:00December 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 – Lake Arrowhead California

By |2018-01-12T13:47:09+00:00December 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+00:00December 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

County of Santa Barbara

By |2018-01-12T10:42:10+00:00December 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

Sky Condominiums

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

San Pedro Commons

By |2018-02-06T10:24:55+00:00December 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

Ryland Mews

By |2018-01-12T14:11:25+00:00December 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+00:00December 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 – Cherry Orchard Apartments

By |2018-02-07T08:03:26+00:00December 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

Tradewinds Terrace HOA

By |2018-01-12T16:42:31+00:00December 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

Lauriedale HOA

By |2018-01-12T14:01:48+00:00December 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

3501 Laguna Street HOA

By |2018-01-12T14:27:47+00:00December 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

Harbor Pointe HOA

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

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority – James Down Towers

By |2018-01-12T14:26:15+00:00December 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

Luna Di Lusso HOA

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

Palo Alto Plaza HOA

By |2018-01-12T14:04:42+00:00December 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

Union Lofts

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

Boca Raton Condominiums

By |2018-01-12T13:56:32+00:00December 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.

South City Lights HOA

By |2018-02-06T11:42:19+00:00December 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

Irvine Company – Promontory Point

By |2018-02-06T10:14:55+00:00December 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

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

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

900 Green Street HOA

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

Mediterranean Village

By |2018-01-12T14:36:59+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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 Bellaire Place Apartments

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

HACSC – Avenida Espana Senior Housing

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

BRE Centennial Towers

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

HACSC – Morrone Gardens Senior Housing

By |2018-01-12T14:42:05+00:00December 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

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre

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

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

The Fillmore Center

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

2033 Nuuanu AOAO

By |2018-02-06T11:44:55+00:00December 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

1350 Ala Moana AOAO

By |2018-02-06T11:45:57+00:00December 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,

Sugar Beach Resort AOAO

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

Kapi’olani Tower AOAO

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

Hokua AOAO

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

Hale Pohaku AOAO

By |2018-01-12T15:18:36+00:00December 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

Avalon 55 Ninth Street

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

Avalon Bear Creek

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

By |2018-01-12T15:45:41+00:00December 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

The Pier Apartments

By |2018-02-06T11:01:53+00:00December 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

1010 Wilshire

By |2018-02-06T10:49:38+00:00December 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

Ala Wai Manor AOAO

By |2018-02-06T11:42:49+00:00December 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 bedroom units,

Ralph’s Supermarket – La Jolla, California

By |2018-01-11T11:03:42+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide leak investigation services for a two-story retail center anchored by a Ralph’s Supermarket. The center was experiencing water leaking coming up through the concrete floors. The shopping center was constructed on a hillside with Ralph’s being on the top floor and above the

Nordstrom Store – Aventura, Florida

By |2018-01-11T11:28:29+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Callison Architects for leak investigation services of a Nordstrom Store located in Florida. ABBAE performed waterproofing for basement and roof of a Nordstrom Store #774 located at the Aventura Mall. The building is a 2-story steel framed structure with a concrete filled steel roof deck

NAWS – China Lake – Weapons and Armaments Technical Center

By |2018-01-12T10:56:24+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Barnhart-Beatty Balfour (Barnhart) to prepare 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

Nordstrom Store – Ala Moana

By |2018-01-11T11:09:51+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) provided full-time construction monitoring for a large retail store. ABBAE provided construction monitoring services for the installation of a new built-up roofing system at the Nordstrom store at Ala Moana Shopping Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The roof is approximately 70,000 SF covering 200,000 SF of retail space.

CPI Warehouse – Guam

By |2018-01-12T10:49:06+00:00December 9th, 2017|

  Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Gateside, Inc. for consulting engineering services for condition assessment and reporting of the roofing conditions of the CPI Warehouse roof systems in Barrigada, Guam. The CPI Warehouse is a one year old, 48,000 SF  Facility with the roof system that consists of an acrylic roof

North Park Apartments

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

Northridge Apartments

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

Fashion Valley Mall

By |2018-01-11T11:11:37+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the general contractor to provide investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks at a retail center in San Diego, California. The Fashion Valley Mall (Fashion Valley) was experiencing leaks and moisture damage at bridges, elevated walkways, adjacent building wall sills, as well as

Escondido Promenade

By |2018-01-11T11:13:41+00:00December 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

Reno Post Office

By |2018-01-12T11:04:03+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Reno to perform due diligence and property assessment services for the downtown Post Office. The Reno Post Office is a historical landmark, built in 1934 and is a good example of art-deco architecture. The City is investigating purchasing the building from

NOAA Pacific Regional Center

By |2018-01-12T10:59:32+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provided third-party inspection and reporting services for the roof insulation for the NOAA Pacific Regional Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honolulu Hawaii. The installation included the three-ply mechanically attached heat-welded modified bitumen mineral surfaced roofing system over an insulation layer by the roofing

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

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

County of Sonoma – Roof Assessment and Repair

By |2018-01-12T11:13:22+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Sonoma County to provide investigation and analysis of several county buildings in Santa Rosa. ABBAE provided investigation, analysis, and roof repair design and construction administration services for the various buildings in Santa Rosa. The existing roofs consists of gravel surfaced built-up roofing over insulation

Travis Air Force Base

By |2018-01-12T11:20:29+00:00December 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 Sonoma – North County Detention Facility

By |2018-02-06T11:22:04+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by the County of Sonoma for roofing replacement design services for Building 301, located at the North County Detention Center Facility in Santa Rosa, California. The North County Detention Facility was constructed back in adjacent to the Charles M. Schulz Airport. The site originally housed

County of San Mateo – Hall of Justice

By |2018-01-12T11:15:54+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by the County of San Mateo for consulting services related to partial roof evaluation for the cooling tower roof well at the Hall of Justice Building located in Redwood City, California. The facility consists of 8-level building with basement. The executive officer/clerk and jury commissioner,

City of Thousand Oaks – 401 / 403 Hillcrest

By |2018-01-12T11:40:16+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Thousand Oaks to provide water intrusion mitigation and solar photovoltaic (PV) design services for a City Building. The Conejo Recreation and Park District Building is a single story concrete building with a rooftop parking deck constructed in the 1970s. The building

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center

By |2018-01-12T11:35:34+00:00December 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

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park

By |2018-01-12T11:46:37+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) developed and constructed a 178kW solar PV system on Pearl Harbor Naval Air Station for the USS Bowfin Submarine museum. ABBAE’s turnkey scope included permitting, design, engineering, construction management and financing of the installation of the 178kW roof mounted system. ABBAE used energy analysis and life cycle

UC San Francisco – Institute of Regenerative Medicine

By |2018-01-11T10:35:06+00:00December 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