Los Angeles County, CA:
BPG is providing third inspection and permitting services for the Building & Safety Department on an as-needed basis. Some of these inspection services will consist of combination building inspection services for various improvement projects, code enforcement/property rehabilitation services, and business license clearances, as well as Residential, Commercial and Public Works projects.
City of Palo Alto, CA. Public Works Utilities CIP:
BPG is providing various engineering services to The City of Palo Alto on their $289.3 million Capital Improvement Program to modernize the Water, Gas, Wastewater and Electric utilities, along with various Public Works Projects. Some of these public works projects included the extension of the BART public transportation system to Silicon Valley. Most of the projects were in downtown Palo Alto and were highly visible thus requiring thorough attention to detail.
City of Portland, OR:
Contracted in 2016, BPG has been brought on to provide third party inspection services and to act as an extension of Portland’s Building & Safety Division. Some of these projects will include structural, life safety, accessibility, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, green building, energy, and other building codes to ensure compliance with the Oregon building standards Code, as well as the City’s Municipal Code.
St. Stevens Senior Housing
BPG conducted Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspections for the St. Stevens Senior Housing project. Located in Santa Cruz, BPG conducted inspections during key milestones in the project such as Pre-Pour, Post Pour, Framing, Windows, Weatherization, Rough Trade, Roof Preliminary and Roof Completed. The construction of senior living homes follows municipal building codes that are similar to that of dorm building codes.
1500 Figueroa is a 193-unit mixed use apartment building located in Downtown Los Angeles. The first floor features 9,500 square feet of retail space. 1500 Figueroa also has luxury amenities for its residents like a pool, staging areas, a BBQ area, clubroom, a fitness center and a business center.
Mixed-use community located in San Francisco with 330-multifamily living units designed to achieve LEED-ND Gold. Construction includes the expansion of two historic Spanish Colonial Revival buildings into a 12,000 SF community facility, six new residential buildings and the 20,000 SF Waller Park.
Antelope Valley Hospital (Lancaster, CA):
Renovation and modernization of the Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster. The hospital was built in 1955 and was in need of various renovation projects throughout in order to meet modern codes and ADA requirements. The $30 million project included site improvements for vehicular access. Central Plant upgrades, a new Cardiac Cath Center, installation of new generators and a Clinical Lab remodel.
Brickell House, (Brickell, Florida):
The Brickell House is a $170-million 46-story luxury condominium tower with 386-units. The Brickell House uses cutting-edge green-building technology throughout the building. The first floor features shopping and restaurants, while the residence provides all the modern amenities, as well as Club rooms, a Resort Deck, a 50 ft. pool with cabanas and a large heated whirlpool spa, children’s playroom, a Luxury Health spa, fitness center and a roof-top swimming pool and sun deck.
City of Lodi White Slough Water Pollution Control Facility:
BPG was contracted to work on the $60
million renovation and modernization of the
100-acre White Slough Water Pollution
Control Facility located in the City of
Lodi, CA. This facility was constructed in
1966 and is paramount to achieving the water
quality required for the protection of the
environmentally sensitive Sacramento-San
The improvement project at the facility included tertiary filtration and UV Disinfection facilities, expansion of the treatment daily capacity, and the addition of process improvements to provide full ammonia conversion and partial denitrification. The purpose of these improvements was to meet the increasingly stringent discharge requirements and increase the facility’s capacity for water purification. The original facility was responsible for cleaning 5 million gallons of grey water each day. The renovation and modernization expanded the capacity to 8.5 million gallons per day.
Since waste discharge was a major concern for the city, the facility required consistent monitoring throughout the duration of the project. As a result, sewer pipelines, domestic and recycle pipelines, water, gases and solids were constantly tested.
Edinburg Public Schools:
Builders Protection Group, LLC was contracted to work on the $112 million bond program to build new schools and to make additions and renovations to outdated schools. This included the construction of four new elementary schools, 2 new middle schools, and to convert and expand a middle school into a middle and high school. Renovations were performed on 12 schools and all three existing high schools each added a multi-purpose fine arts center. The BPG services provided to Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District were Wrap Administration and on-call inspection services as needed.
Garden of Champions, Indian Wells:
The Garden of Champions is a
state-of-the-art facility showcasing the
second largest tennis stadium in the world
and a full-service, year-round tennis club.
The 16,100 seat stadium includes 44 stadium
suites, broadcast and media facilities, and
an 8,000 square foot food commissary.
Stadium 2 was constructed in 2014 with 8,000
seats and three fine-dining, world famous
Japanese restaurants. The site also features
two 19,000 square foot shade structures, 29
world-class courts, eight acres of outdoor
exposition space, and 54 acres of outdoor
Grove at Grand Bay:
Grove at Grand Bay consists of two 20-story buildings with 98 condominiums total. These two luxury towers are not only the first buildings that twist in the U.S., but they are also the first LEED-gold certified buildings in Miami-Dade County. Grove at Grand Bay features multiple swimming pools, a spa and pet spa, gardens, a fitness center, a business center, a clubhouse, a kid’s playroom, and a library.
Los Olivos Village Apartment Homes:
BPG provided QA/QC inspections for a massive 1,750-unit development over a 4-year period of construction. Los Olivos Apartment Homes offer four distinct communities featuring a variety of apartment styles and floor plans in early California architecture, as well as unsurpassed amenities, including eight parks, two Olympic-sized pools, giant cushioned pool beds, shady cabanas, an outdoor clubroom with two flat screen televisions, themed clubhouses, fitness centers, basketball and tennis courts. Local amenities include a three-acre park, adjacent walking trail, and close proximity to Irvine Spectrum Center.
Marriott Edition Hotel:
This five-star Marriott hotel is located in the heart of New York City’s Time Square. The 39-story, 517 ft. building will have over 76,000 square feet of retail and food and beverage space, as well as an outdoor roof terrace. The building will also feature one of the largest and most technologically advanced LED displays in the world, which will stand at 120-feet and will be more than 18,000 square feet.
Portland Community College:
BPG conducted Quality Assurance/Quality
Control inspections on Portland Community
College’s renovation and expansion project.
The $39 million project consisted of three
phases of construction. Phase I included the
construction of two new three-story
dorm-room buildings. Phase II is the
addition of a full-service kitchen that
allows for the school to double the size of
its food service program. The third phase of
construction consisted of a remodel of
classrooms and function spaces.
The QA/QC inspections focused on ensuring that all construction was in conformity with all local, state and federal building codes and regulations. The inspections were also designed to make sure that all construction activities were in accordance with plan specifications and met applicable codes. In order to do this, inspections were conducted during various key stages in construction.
Portland Public Schools 8-year Capital Improvement Bond Program:
Builders Protection Group, LLC was contracted to work on every construction project outlined in the $482 million, 8-year Capital Improvement Bond Program from 2012 - 2020. This bond measure included 63 total projects (and counting) ranging from renovations and modernizations of schools, to the construction of new schools. Some of these projects included health clinic and science lab construction, roof replacements, field improvements and replacements and many more. The BPG services utilized by the Portland Public Schools are on-call inspections and administrative services.
Located in Sunny Isles, this 46-story, 39-unit ultra-luxury condominium project was awarded the Best Residential High-Rise in the USA by the International Property Awards in London. This one-of-a-kind oceanfront condominium residence has only one luxury residence per floor. The amenities provided are clubhouses, fitness center, swimming pool, a spa, and an outdoor BBQ area. All units are furnished with high-end finishes and utilities.
Ritz Carlton Residences Waikiki:
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach offers guests a new horizon of luxury in world-renowned Waikiki. This new residential resort is the latest addition to the Waikiki skyline, featuring the ultimate in resort-style living with expansive ocean views from every residence, global culinary experiences, exceptional amenities and legendary service. The residences are comprised of two towers with a total of 541 ultra-luxurious condominiums. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach features stylishly-appointed studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom residential accommodations along with penthouses providing guests with an unparalleled view of the Pacific. Amenities include an infinity pool above Waikiki with private cabanas, a spa, a gym, club and media rooms, a grocery store and an array of fine dining experiences.
San Diego Kaiser Medical Center:
The Stanford Regency Plaza is an $80 million, 400,000 square foot mixed-use project. Stanford Regency Plaza will contain 132 condominiums on three above-ground levels with four subterranean levels for commercial use to be primarily used for the wholesale garment business. Stanford Regency Plaza also features an open courtyard area in the center of the complex.
The Broadway Lofts DTLA:
The Broadway Lofts embraces its historic context and landscape. Located at the core of the Historic Broadway Theatre District, The Broadway Lofts is a 151-unit condominium tower that is a 1907 Renaissance Revival style building whose architectural integrity has been preserved and accentuated with innovative, sleek design elements, and modern amenities. Located at the heart of downtown Los Angeles’s booming urban community. Broadway Lofts also feature a Rooftop Lounge and a 24-hour Rooftop Gym.
Stanford Regency Plaza:
BPG was hired to conduct property condition
inspections on the San Diego Kaiser Medical
Center as part of the PCAR service. At the
time, Kaiser Permanente was undergoing a
six-year, $230 million refurbishment and
renovations project designed to modernize
medical center built in the 1970’s.
This improvement project had 35 different projects attached to it ranging from neonatal facilities remodeling to installation of distribution transformers. As a result, initial inspections focused on assessing project sites to ensure that plans were correct and up to government code. Throughout the life of the improvement project, all correctable items were documented for review. Upon correction of these items, construction services for immediate re-inspection were conducted.
The project was a large and very complex construction endeavor with a multitude of systems, buildings, utilities, and sub-systems. As a result, BPG had to carefully review their traffic management plans, infection control plans, emergency back-up systems, health and life safety systems, cooling towers, boilers, fuel tanks, gas and oxygen, tank yards, transformers, switch gear and mechanical rooms
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