Portfolio – Public and Civic Works

As-Needed Cost Estimating Services No. 3, San Francisco Public Works & City and County of San Francisco
Providing cost estimating services for various building, infrastructure, and landscaping projects. Tasks involve submittal of cost estimates at different phases of the design, field visits, attending coordination meetings with the Project Manager and designers, and other related work. Projects include various building facilities such as library buildings, fire stations, police stations, health service centers, hospital buildings, recreation centers, parks, pump stations, and other City-owned facilities.

On-Call Estimating Services, City of Fremont
Providing cost estimating, bid evaluation, special cost reports, cost benefit analyses, value engineering, and claims analyses on an on-call basis for the City of Fremont under a three year contract, with the opportunity for a 2 year extension at contract end. Ongoing projects involve new construction and renovation projects, program wide projects, infrastructure projects and civil projects.

SF Fire Station 5 San Francisco Fire Station #5, San Francisco, CA
The project scope includes demolition and disposal of the entire two (2) story existing building; Includes Foundations, Structural Related items, Exterior and Interior Finishes, all MEP components as well as Equipment and Fixtures. In addition, all Site Work related items such as the Existing Underground Fuel Tank, Pavement and Side Walks will be replaced. Building description includes: new three (3) story building with structural steel frame with all exterior, interior, electrical as well as all equipment and fixtures. The project gross square footage is 21,376 SF. Project estimate $14,427,207

Alcatraz Embarkation Site Alcatraz Embarkation Site, San Francisco, CA
Providing estimating services on plan to develop The Alcatraz Embarkation Site, located at the midpoint of a series of public spaces along the northern half of the Embarcadero at Pier 31-1/2. The site is part of the National Register of Historic Plac¬es and the site design and materials must compliment the historic resources that surround the site, including the pier sheds, bulk heads, and open views to the wa¬ter. In addition, the design and materials must comply with the Port of San Francisco’s design guidelines. The site is divided into 3 parts: 1. Civic Plaza Brings the Embarcadero into the site. 2. Embarkation Pavilion Organizes ferry embarkation operations and provides framework for interpretive elements & experiences. 3. Apres Tour Pavilion & Cafe Provides comfort, sustenance, and social connection. The Site and Landscape improvements will occur on the surface of an existing concrete pier. The reinforcement and maintenance of which will be carried out by the Port of San Francisco (Port). The design of subsurface drainage, including compliance with the Port of San Francisco’s Stormwater Management Requirements must be coordinated with the Port. The site improvements include hard scape and cus¬tom furnishings, including seating, interpretive panels, stanchions, guardrails, and site walls.

San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, New Boarding Area B
Provided architectural design and preconstruction services to Austin Webcor JV in connection with a partial infill scope of work consisting of break rooms and bathrooms on the apron level of Boarding Area B. These areas specifically include: Common Restrooms: four women’s and four men’s restrooms totaling 3500 sf with a construction budget of $831,250, a Common Breakroom: One apron level common break room totaling 340 sf with a construction budget of $51,000, Custodial Breakroom: One apron level custodial break room totaling 340 sf with a construction budget of $51,000.

SFO Boarding Area E San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, Boarding Area E
Provided electrical cost estimating services. A stylish and sophisticated state-of-the-art facility that offers 10 gates for United Airlines, this $138 million renovation of Boarding Area E was part of a capital program to renovate the 68,800-square foot Boarding Area E and the 150,000-square foot eastern concourse connecting to Boarding Area F. The new facility accommodates more than 50 arrivals and 50 departures each day.

SFO Tower Multi Color San Francisco International Airport New Control Tower
The Replacement Airport Traffic Control Tower provides a new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) at the

SJ Intl Airport San Jose Mineta International Airport, San Jose, CA, Terminal Area Improvement Program
Provided cost–estimating services for the MEP packages for Terminals A and B for the improvement program being implemented as a design–build contract. The expansion of the existing Terminal A complex includes 20,000 square feet of additions for new passenger check–in lobbies, concessions and hold rooms, and renovation of 45,000 square feet of existing space including expanded and centralized passenger security screening and upgraded baggage handling system with inline explosive detection. Terminal B encompasses 160,000 square feet of new construction to house a passenger check–in lobby, baggage claim area, passenger security screening, concourse areas including two additional gates and concessions and a new baggage handling system with inline explosive detection. Also included is a new quarter–mile long North Concourse Facility Exterior Facade for Caltrans.

SFO Boarding Area ASan Francisco International Airport Expansion, San Francisco, CA, Boarding Area A
Construction management for the $130 million Boarding Area A complex. This facility, one of two concourses serving the new International Terminal, consists of 350,000 square feet of space with 12 gates. Over 2 million square feet of phased apron paving was included in the contract.

Concourse “H” Elevated Bridge at San Francisco International Airport
Construction of Elevated Concrete Bridge including piles, shoring, temporary traffic routing to connect all other terminals with the Light Rail Transit system, $122 Million.

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA
Provided value engineering/analysis for the replacement and reconstruction of the maintenance facilities. The project, designed to achieve a LEED silver rating, will remove existing buildings and construct eight new buildings to improve operations. One of the existing buildings, the historic interurban Electric Railway Bridge Yard Shop, will be rehabilitated and treated as an historic property.

Bay Bridge 
   Maintenance Complex

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge Maintenance Complex Reconstruction
Performed Value Analysis of new structures around existing toll plaza by evaluating the estimates, value engineering and implementation of LEED pointing system to achieve a minimum of silver rating. The scope were involved with 1– Haz Mat $5,700,00 2– Underground Utilities $9,700,000 3– Tow Service Building $8,000,000 4– Bridge Maintenance Building $10,300,000 5– Electrical/Sub Shop Building $13,900,000 6– Wash Rack $3,600,000 7– Historic IERBYS Building $4,600,000 8– Paint Maintenance Building $10,800,000 9– Demolish Existing Tow/ Electrical Building $900,000 10– Training Center/ Field Office Building $14,700,000 11– Maintenance Equipment Building $9,900,000 12– Fence/Signage/Striping $700,000 13– Landscaping $3,200,000

   Bridge Tow Services Building

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge Tow Services Building & Vehicle Fueling Station,
Construction Estimating Work as a consultant on the new CALTRANS Bay Bridge Superstructure Expansion projects, includes massive concrete, reinforcement, temporary construction and Structural Steel.

Bay Bridge

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge Superstructure Expansion
Construction Estimating Work as a consultant on the new CALTRANS Bay Bridge Superstructure Expansion projects, includes massive concrete, reinforcement, temporary construction and Structural Steel.

El Cerrito Del 
   Norte BART 1

El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Improvements, Richmond, CA
The base scope of work includes expanding the paid area, upgrade the existing paid area, relocate and construct a new Station Agent Booth (bullet-proof), new staff break room/bathroom, relocate bike racks/bike lockers, construct two new elevators, new public bathrooms, upgrading station lighting, new ceiling and flooring inside the expanding and existing paid area, new seating area/new wind screens outside the paid area, improve wayfinding (Inside & Out of the Station) and new public art. Optional station work includes relocating the passenger drop off, new ceiling and flooring outside the paid area, new bus shelters, enhance the Ohlone Greenway/bicycle path/hardscaping and site lighting, and storm drain improvements. Optional work will also include procuring AFE equipment for other stations. 2017-2019 Approx. $33.9 Million.

BART Colma 
   Parking Structure

Bay Area Rapid Transit Parking Structure and Bridges, Colma, CA
New 1,400 car, 5–level parking structure above 15 BART train storage tracks. The $34.6 million project includes the 480,000 square foot parking garage, two vehicle bridges and two pedestrian bridge connections to the Station.

Castro Valley Bart Station and Related work
Concrete structures, on grade parking and all related work for Bay Area Rapid Transportation including Earthworks, Site Utilities, Site Concrete, Asphalt and Pavement and Landscape and Irrigation.

Highway 24 and 680 Interchange, Walnut Creek
Construction of Temporary elevated prefabricated bridge, Various Concrete Overpass’s, Main Concrete Overpass Structure and Interchange Bridge, Retaining walls, Temporary Construction and all related Roads and Pavements and Site Utilities.

San Ramon City Center 

San Ramon City Center, San Ramon, CA
Provided preconstruction services for the master planning and design of this 290,000 square foot civic facility that includes a Center for the Arts with a 1,200 seat theater and retail area; City Hall with offices and council chambers; 50,000 square foot library, and 20,000 square foot children’s museum. Other attendant features include a pedestrian bridge and parking structure.

San Jose Convention 
   Center San Jose Convention Center Design-Build Renovation and Expansion, San Jose, CA
Provided preconstruction services for the master planning and design of this 290,000 square foot civic facility that includes a Center for the Arts with a 1200 seat theater and retail area; City Hall with offices and council chambers; a 50,000 square foot library, and a 20,000 square foot children’s museum. Other attendant features include a pedestrian bridge and parking structure..

Contra Costa County Capital Projects, Martinez, CA
Provided estimates as one task in the firm’s on–call contract with the County, for replacement costs for a variety of County facilities as part of a major feasibility study. The County wanted the costs associated with the study to reflect current construction conditions rather than the engineers’ estimate based on unit pricing. The facilities encompassed 2 animal shelters, 8 health clinics, 9 detention facilities, 11 Head Start sites, 3 homeless shelters, 2 hospitals, 13 libraries, 3 maintenance yard/office facilities, 40 office locations, 11 veterans’ halls, and a warehouse/property bureau.

Fairfax Town Hall

Town of Fairfax Municipal Facilities, Fairfax, CA
Constructibility review and construction cost estimating services for an ADA upgrade and flood damage prevention to three municipal facilities in the Town of Fairfax: the Town Hall, Police Department and Fire Station along with and associated site work.

New Courthouses

New County Courthouses, Superior Court of California
Provided cost estimating services on a feasibility study and report for five new county courthouses. These included the one-story, 39,984 square foot Hollister Courthouse estimated at $38.6 Million; the 7-story Long Beach Courthouse with basement and an onsite 500 car parking structure, estimated at $321.5 million; the two-story San Andreas Courthouse, approximately 59,336 square feet estimated at $52.3 Million; the 39,826 square foot Susanville Courthouse estimated at $36.2 Million; and the two-story, 89,971 square foot Porterville Courthouse, estimated at $81.2 Million.

South Park Improvements

South Park Improvements, San Francisco, CA
Provided Master Plan estimate for South Park, the oldest public park in San Francisco. Originally intended to be an English picturesque strolling park, it has fallen into disrepair and has been subject to ad-hoc improvements over the years. We were hired to perform estimates for a master plan for the park. The proposed plan will provide a play area, a large open meadow, and plazas of varying scale. It also helps to alleviate two major issues including poor drainage and slopes that do exceed ADA minimums. The new design will be a contemporary interpretation of the classic picturesque park. It will provide many amenities along a thickened and programmatic pathway. Improvements will include bulb-outs and chicanes for traffic calming, a play area, plazas, seatwalls, bio-infiltration swales, and a rainwater cistern for irrigation usage. Park area 37,206 Sf, paving 10,500 sf, concrete seat walls 200 lf, site utilities, site lighting, furnishings, landscape and Irrigation all on limited scope for a cost of $1.5 M.

Sacramento Courthouse

Courthouse and Federal Building, Sacramento, CA
New 16–story, 380,000 square foot courthouse and federal building for GSA. This $102 million project included two levels of underground parking.

US Custom House

US Custom House Seismic Upgrade and Renovation, San Francisco, CA
Comprehensive $17 million seismic retrofit and electrical upgrade to this historic complex with a 5–story structure surrounding the 2–story Customs Hall.

PG&E, Fremont CA Facility, Seismic Upgrade
Seismic and ADA upgrades to the Fremont PG&E six building complex, a 45,000 square foot facility for maintenance and repair of gas meters. This $3.1 million project also included new roofing of the six tilt–up concrete structures. The facility remained in operation during construction.

PG&E Training 
   Facility Winters CA

PG & E Training Facility, Winters, CA
Located in Winters, CA, this project included tarmacs, emergency response, testing facility, as well as major site work.

Stanislaus County Animal Shelter and Veterinary Clinic

Stanislaus County Animal Shelter and Veterinary Clinic
The animal shelter project was 33,400 square feet. The project included an animal holding capacity for 476 animals, and a County non-profit, low-cost veterinary, and spade and neuter clinic. The design build project construction budget was estimated at $5.7 Million and the final construction cost was $5.6 Million.

Stanislaus County Public Safety Jail Project

Stanislaus County Public Safety Jail Project
The Public Safety County Jail Project included Lobby, visiting area, Jail administration, Health service, Staff support, housing, maximum Security (2 Pods) and central plants. Cost $106.5 Million.

Asian Art Museum

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Seismic retrofit and conversion of the former San Francisco Main Library into a world–class art museum. The $120 million rehabilitation included modifying the interiors to serve its new use while preserving the historical features of the 165,000 square foot facility. Seismic upgrading to protect this historic structure included over 200 base isolators placed beneath all columns of the building.

Chabot Space & Science Center 2

Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland, CA
Preconstruction services for this new $35 million science and technology education facility on a 13–acre site. The 86,000 square foot facility features a 240–seat planetarium with high tech visual and multimedia capabilities; 210–seat Tien MegaDome Theater; Challenger Learning Center with space station and mission control simulators; observatory complex housing the center’s 8–inch, 20–inch and 36–inch telescopes; and numerous exhibit halls.

War Memorial Opera House 1

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, CA
Seismic upgrade and historic restoration of this 3,200–seat, Beaux Arts style opera house, a national and historic landmark that was damaged in the Loma Prieta earthquake. The $60 million historic renovation restored the richly detailed interior that includes cast stone, ornamental plaster, marble, bronze and tile.

Genentech Cell Culture Plant 2 aerial

Genentech Inc. Vacaville Site work Complex
Estimating the Entire Major Parking and on Site Utilities, including Earthwork, Temporary Parking for During Construction, Major Concrete Pavements, Asphalt Paving, Light Poles, Major Utilities such as Storm, Sewer and Water Lines, Landscape and Irrigations and all other related Site works.

49’ers Football Stadium, San Francisco, CA
Provided preconstruction services as part of a joint venture with Devcon Construction for the new $350 million 49’ers football stadium for the City and County of San Francisco.

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