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Chelsea Court, San Francisco

Client: Chelsea Court HAO, Property Management Consultancy, Inc. Completed: 2015    Chelsea Court is located at 851 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. The Project consisted of a mixed-use development with 32 residential units, 4 retail spaces, and 2 levels of parking garages. The parking garages and the retail spaces are located on Levels 1 and 2 of the building; the residential units are located on Levels 3 through 6 over the podium slab, which serves as the ceiling of the two-story parking and retail structure.

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333 Brannan Street, San Francisco

Client: William McDonough + Partners Completed; 2015 Designed to achieve LEED Platinum Certification and blend in with an existing brick warehouse of the South End Historic District of San Francisco, 333 Brannan consists of a five-story office building over a two-level structure containing a partially below-grade terrace level and a below-grade parking garage. The building includes street-level retail and two courtyards. MCA provided waterproofing consultation and construction monitoring services, including third-party observation of the below-grade waterproofing system installation, as well as field quality control water testing of installed fenestration systems.

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2121 Third Street, San Francisco

Client: Mill Creek Residential Trust (MCRT) Completed; 08/2014  Designed to achieve LEED-H mid-rise designation, 2121 Third Street is an eight-story structural concrete building consisting of 105 apartment units, one-level of below-grade parking with car stackers to host 52 cars, and a rooftop outdoor space. The structural concrete building has gauge steel studs, and 900 drill displacement columns are being used to stabilize the site, which has a water table ten feet below the ground floor. The project included extensive shoring, underpinning, and wood lagging. MCA provided construction monitoring services and waterproofing consolation, including peer review of below-grade systems and rooftop.

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260 Fifth Street, San Francisco

Client: Essex SF Completed; 2015 Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification, 260 Fifth Street consists of two mid-rise towers located in San Francisco’s SOMA district. Both towers are nine-storys with one-story of below-grade parking, and include 448 residential units in total with additional retail and amenity space located at street level. The 900 Folsom building includes a small mid-block grade level landscaped park and a landscaped podium over the first level. Both buildings have small balcony decks over living space for select residential units. Also included are rooftop terraces and low-slope roofing assemblies. MCA provided peer review of the Architect’s.

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Mission Bay Block 13W, San Francisco

Client: HKS, Inc. (Owner -Equity Residential Co.) Completed; 2015 Located in the burgeoning Mission Bay District of San Francisco, the Mission Bay Block 13W development provides 66,965 square feet of market rate housing.  The complex includes a 16 story tower on the site’s west end and a 5 story podium on the east, housing 162 one bedroom units, 111 two bedroom units, 273 parking spaces, a fitness center, and a community room. MCA provided building enclosure consultation services, including peer review of the Architect’s design of roofing and waterproofing assemblies. Systems and assemblies reviewed included below-grade fluid applied waterproofing, air.

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