Los Angeles / Irvine

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

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

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

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 – 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

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

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

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

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

Mariner’s Village

By |2018-01-12T14:33:55+00:00December 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

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

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

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

By |2018-01-12T11:01:55+00:00December 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 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

Los Angeles Law Library

By |2018-01-12T11:31:42+00:00December 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 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

Kaiser Medical Office Buildings

By |2018-01-11T10:47:34+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the general contractor to provide leak investigation and remedial design services on two Medical Office Buildings (MOB) in Irvine, California. The first building is 110,000 SF, four-story building and includes a surgery center. The second medical office building is a 145,000 SF, six-story, structure

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

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

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.

Marina Harbor

By |2018-01-12T16:08:12+00:00December 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

Hermes Flagship Retail Store

By |2018-01-11T11:21:53+00:00December 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

Citra – Horizon Ridge

By |2018-01-12T16:19:08+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) was retained by Citra Real Estate Capital for energy consulting, engineering, and contracting servicesfor a new Skilled Nursing Faclity in Henderson, Nevada. Horizon Ridge is 75,000 SF rehabilitation center built on a slab foundation. The center has an interior landscaped courtyard with planters and a water feature.