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Owen The First Choice for Engineering Services for the Built Environment Owen Group is a multi disciplinary engineering firm which provides Structural, Civil, Surveying, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing services. In addition, we perform code and ADA consulting services for a variety of commercial projects to developers, architects, design build contractors and Public Private Partnerships (P3). We have designed projects throughout the western United States. Our innovative design and aggressive value engineering and knowledge in green and sustainable design solutions has been central to the successful completion of many award winning projects. These projects such as Park at Harbor View in Long Beach, Montage Hotel and Condominium in Laguna Beach, Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, Daniel Burnham Courts in San Francisco and The Westfield Topanga Plaza Mall in Canoga Park. Our persistent focus is high quality and innovative design by bringing the latest technology to every projects. Though technically thorough and sophisticated, we are at home with the realities of the construction world, particularly

project cost and schedule. For these reasons, our team has been the choice of many prime contractors, owners and developers in their design-build or P3 projects.

Who we have worked for Mixed Use/Residential Marabella Condominiums South San Francisco, CA

Sunroad Centrum San Diego, CA

Sunroad Centrum - San Diego

Owen was contracted by KTGY Architects to provide full structural engineering for the Sunroad Centrum Apartments – Phases 4 & 5 project located at Spectrum Center Boulevard in the City of San Diego, California. The project site consists of an approximately 5-acre rectangular parcel. The Sunroad Centrum, is a mixeduse project which includes subterranean parking, retail spaces, townhouses, apartments, leasing offices, and related amenities. The project includes a total of 506,210 square feet of gross area for residential and 483,675 square feet of townhomes. Building No. 4 includes 309 residential units and 56 townhomes. Building No. 5 consists of 241 units and 45 townhomes (total of 550 units and 101 townhomes altogether. The projects include total of 1,079 parking stalls. The parking includes two levels above the grade and one subterranean. A bridge deck connects the two buildings together. Total estimated construction cost is 80 million dollars.

West Gateway Mixed Use Development Long Beach, CA

Marabella Condominiums - South San Francisco

Owen provided a comprehensive array of engineering design services for this large condominium project located in South San Francisco. The project is a podium-type structure and consists of 350 units in six buildings, with one- and two-bedroom unit mix on a four-story Type V wood structure, over a two-story Type III parking structure. The parking structure is post-tensioned slab construction.

Park at Harbor View Long Beach, CA

Park at Harbor View - Long Beach

This $200 million mixed-use hotel and garden plaza complex is comprised of six residential buildings, ranging in height from 6 to 11 stories each, two 26 story condominium towers, and one 25 story hotel tower with large garden and walkway retail plaza.

West Gateway - Long Beach

The Long Beach West Gateway is a full city-block large building complex. The project is a mixed-use complex, including 354 residential units, parking garages, and retail spaces. It includes two levels of parking garage, one being subterranean, and four-level residential over a podium.

The entire site is situated over a three-story parking garage of approximately 324,000 square feet totaling 3,200 spaces. The project overlooks Queensbay in the Long Beach harbor. This project is one of the largest mixed-use projects in southern California and has substantial site constraints, including ground water, existing historical buildings on and adjacent to the site, as well as being close to a major active fault system.

Mixed Use/Residential Masonic Home for Adults Senior Housing Union City, CA

Masonic Home for Adults Senior Housing - Union City

Owen performed structural services on the Masonic Home for Adults in Union City, CA. Nonprofit Masonic Homes spent more than $48 million to completely renovate and upgrade five buildings at its Union City facility. The result is a campus that combines the charm and grace of brick facades with convenient, seniorfriendly gathering spaces and larger rooms. Though each building on the Masonic Home campus has its own character, many design elements are common to the renovation of each of the five structures. These included seismic and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)--compliant upgrades; new mechanical and electrical infrastructure; wider, brightly lit hallways; larger residential units (which increased in size from 275 to 475 square feet on average); contemporary trellises and entry canopies; and light and airy dining and activity rooms.

The Plaza-Irvine Irvine, CA

The Lofts at Promenade Long Beach, CA

The Lofts at Promenade - Long Beach

The project includes two mixed-use buildings, interconnected with a pedestrian bridge on higher levels. Together, the buildings provide about 11,000 square foot of retail, about 95,000 square foot of residential space (96 units), and 390 parking stalls. The first building is a mixed-use residential and retail complex, with the ground level housing, retail, and parking garage. The residential units are arranged in four levels. The structural system includes cast-in-place reinforced as well as post-tensioned concrete for retail and garages and wood structure at the residential portion. The second building is a seven-story structure that primarily provides parking spaces and amenities at the roof level. The front portion houses 3,000 square feet of retail area at ground level and a limited number of residential units at the next three levels above it.

Chapman College Student Housing Anaheim, CA

The Plaza - Irvine

The Plaza-Irvine Owner’s Association awarded a contract to Owen for seismic analysis and design of these high-rise residential buildings using dualmoment shear walls frame concrete structure. The building is a residential complex building built in 2007 and includes two separate towers and a connecting plaza and subterranean parking garage. The plaza and parking levels includes structures that are seismically separated.

Chapman College Student Housing - Anaheim

Owen Group provided design services as part of this design/build contract for concrete frame design of 60,000 square foot housing compound over partial subterranean parking structure. The dormitory consists of approximately 200 three-story units.

Who we have worked for Mixed Use/Residential 2nd Street High-Rise Tower San Francisco, CA

2nd Street Tower and Parking Structure

Owen provided full service design and engineering of this 18-story tower project, which consists of 13 stories of residential condominiums on top of a five-level parking structure, located in the heart of San Francisco. The first and second floors are shops and offices and the remaining 13 floors are residential units, consisting of one- to three-bedroom condominium/apartments, including two penthouses on the top level. The lateral-force resisting system of the structure consists of concrete shear walls tube core and ductile concrete moment frames on the perimeter in one direction only. The vertical load carrying system consists of posttensioned concrete slabs and beams, and the foundation system consists of concrete cast-in-place mat footing.

Tradewind Mixed Use Residential, Office, Retail and Parking Oceanside , CA

Ocean Villas High-Rise Tower Long Beach, CA

Ocean Villas Towers and Parking Structure

Owen prepared the bridging document for Ocean Villas residential community. The project was constructed of Two 24 story poured in place concrete construction and features a finely articulated and detailed contemporary stucco facade. The design features articulated horizontal and vertical relief, pediments and details for interest and urban scale in a contemporary Art Deco style. Colors are light and soft to complement the California coastal environment. Each residential tower has it’s own unique color identity. The overall community environment is enhanced by the abundance of street trees and landscaped areas planned for the community. The luxury residences will range in size from 650 to over 2,800 square feet.

Portola Mixed Use and Subterranean Parking Structure Oceanside, CA

Portola Mixed Use and Subterranean Parking Structure - Oceanside Tradewind Mixed Use Residential, Office, Retail and Parking - Oceanside

Tradewind is located in the heart of downtown Oceanside, one of the most beautiful and up-andcoming coastal cities in California. Situated in the heart of the redevelopment The sharp and exciting designs offers, 10 luxury unit condominium homes and 2 condominium office/retail space. The homes range in size from 1300 to 3000 square feet of comfortable living space.

Portola is an eight-level, 80,000 square foot mixeduse development project, comprised of 15 luxury condominium units with two and three bedrooms with two and three bathrooms, four street-level live/work loft units, four office/professional suites/retail and a two-level subterranean parking structure of more than 25,000 square feet. The entire site is situated upon an approximately 15,000 square foot sloped lot, located within the Downtown Redevelopment District of Oceanside, California.

Hospitality Embassy Suites Hotel and Subterranean Parking Glendale, CA

Embassy Suites Hotel Anaheim, CA

Embassy Suites Hotel - Anaheim Embassy Suites Hotel and Subterranean Parking - Glendale

This 273,000 square foot, 14 story, 372 suite, full -service high-rise hotel includes an atrium, meeting and conference space, lounge and restaurant facility, gift shop, deli, and back-of house functions and spaces. Supporting the hotel is a three-level, 350 space, subterranean parking structure. The project is located in an area with a variety of office, retail, and serviceoriented businesses. Buildings in the area range from low-rise office and commercial uses to mid to high rise office buildings and hotels.

Embassy Suites Hotel La Jolla, CA

Owen provided a comprehensive array of full-service engineering design services for the Embassy Suites Hotel, in Anaheim California. The Embassy Suites Anaheim North hotel is located only minutes from the Disneyland Resort, Downtown Disney, Disney’s California Adventure, the Anaheim Amtrak Station, the Angel Stadium of Anaheim Grove of Anaheim, the Crystal Cathedral, the campus of Chapman University, the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace. It is a seven story full-service upscale all-suite hotel. Guests of the Embassy Suites Anaheim North hotel stay in spacious two-room suites that include high-speed internet access, fitness center, and meeting rooms.

Embassy Suites Hotel La Quinta, CA

Embassy Suites Hotel - La Jolla

Owen provided a comprehensive array of engineering design services for The Embassy Suites Hotel, La Jolla. The Embassy Suites San Diego La Jolla hotel is located in the University Towne Centre area across from Westfield Shoppingtown - UTC and close to the campus of the University of California at San Diego - UCSD, La Jolla Cove, the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, the La Jolla Playhouse, the Miramar Marine Air Station This all-suite full-service upscale hotel is just a short drive from the San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field, Seaworld San Diego, the San Diego Convention Center, the Balboa Park Museums, Petco Park - home of the San Diego Padres, Qualcomm Stadium - home of the San Diego Chargers, the renowned San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Wild Animal Park and Legoland California.

Embassy Suites Hotel - La Quinta

Owen provided a comprehensive array of engineering design services for the Embassy Suites Hotel in the city of La Quinta The hotel features a game room, fitness center, 75-foot pool, whirlpool and sauna. Business amenities include more than 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting/banquet space, 6 conference rooms, an Executive Business Center, A/V equipment and catering as well.

Who we have worked for Hospitality Embassy Suites Hotel Brea, CA

Hilton Hotel San Gabriel, CA

Embassy Suites Hotel - Brea

Owen provided a comprehensive array of engineering design services for the Embassy Suites Hotel in the city of Brea. The hotel features a game room, fitness center, 75-foot pool, whirlpool and sauna. Business amenities include more than 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting/banquet space, 6 conference rooms, an Executive Business Center, A/V equipment and catering as well.

Santa Monica Beach Hotel / Loews Hotel Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica

LUXURY LANDMARK HOTEL The company’s economical designs are the backbone of many of its medium- to high-rise structures, such as the 570,000 square foot Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Southern California. It has 340 guestrooms with views, including 19 suites, spa treatment including pool, dry sauna and Jacuzzi. OWEN’s value engineering design of this hotel saved the owner $2 million in construction costs. An alternative foundation system and an OWENmodeled shear wall layout provided a very strong frame for Santa Monica’s earthquake-prone location.

Hilton Hotel - San Gabriel

This is the first major hotel and retail development in the China Town strip of the Los Angeles area. A $50 million, five-star, 222 room hotel, including 27 suites with two restaurants, a banquet room, ballroom, and a two-story retail wing. The project also involves a concrete bridge wash over the San Gabriel River channel for a parking structure. The Hilton also has the largest catering and private dining facilities in the area, with a 12,524 square foot ballroom and eight private dining rooms (breakout rooms) which can be divided into twelve rooms. A rooftop garden provides space for casual refreshments, receptions or spectacular wedding ceremonies.

Transportation Center Santa Fe Depot Transportation Center San Bernardino, CA

Riverside County Transportation Commission North Main Corona Metrolink Transit Center Corona, CA

Santa Fe Depot Transportation Center

Owen provided all staff resources to oversee the project from design through construction completion. This $25 million project is led by City of San Bernardino Redevelopment Department in association with SANBAG and Metrolink. The terminal provides service for one Amtrak and three Metrolink lines.

RCTC North Main Corona Metrolink Transit Center

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) selected Owen Group to provide Construction Management services for the new Parking Structure and Pedestrian Bridge located at one of the busiest Metrolink stations in Riverside County. Owen Group The project is a 20 acre transit center and four-level, 400 acted as an extension of RCTC staff by not only providing car parking facility. Work included site improvements, as needed engineering work, but also by becoming an hazardous materials abatement, street improvements, integral team member during all phases of construction. utilities, storm drains, dry utility, grading, retaining wall, bus access, drop-off island, tenant improvements, restaurant improvements, seismic and structural City of Los Angeles upgrade, new mechanical, electrical HVAC system and site MTA Support Facilities and Bus Transit Center improvements to renovate and reuse a 60,000 sf existing Los Angeles, CA building.

Long Beach Airport Long Beach, CA

City of Los Angeles MTA Support Facilities and Bus Transit Center

Owen provided parking consulting and Engineering Design Services as part of the design/build team for this project. City of Long Beach Airport

Owen is the mechanical, electrical and structural engineer of record for this new 1,900 car, $58 million, five-level parking structure at the Long Beach Airport. Owen won this 1.2 million sf parking structure as part of the ARB team on a nationwide design/build competition for what was to become one of the largest parking structures in California. Originally planned as a 4,000 car facility, the as-built structure has a second phase that will add the additional 1,110 cars in the future.

The structure is designed to comply with S-4 occupancy, as an open-air structure per the LA City Building Code. This Type-1 Construction Project utilizes poured-inplace concrete columns, and poured-in-place concrete post-tensioned beams and slabs. The first floor is design for bus transit and upper floors for vehicle parking.

Who we have worked for Parking Structures University of Southern California Parking Structure #1 Los Angeles, CA

LACCD - Southwest College Parking Structure Los Angeles, CA

LACCD Southwest College Parking Structure USC Parking Structure #1

Owen was hired by USC to provide structural engineering services as part of the design/build team. The project involved a comparative cost analysis which determined that cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete was the most economical and practical alternative.

Owen was commissioned by the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), to provide fullservice Engineering Design Services for this project at Los Angeles Southwest College.

This Type-1 Construction Project utilizes poured-inplace concrete columns, and poured-in-place concrete Parking Structure I is a seven-level, three bay structure post-tensioned beams and slabs. containing approximately 1,153 parking stalls. Parking Structure I is designed above grade with major entrances from 37th Place and Flower Street.

Scripps Medical Center Innovation Parking Structure San Diego, CA

Howard Hughes Entertainment Center & Parking Structure Los Angeles, CA

Howard Hughes Entertainment Center Scripps Medical Center Innovation Parking Structure

Owen was awarded the structural engineering design service contract for Scripps Medical Center parking structure in San Diego, CA. The structure will be comprised of poured-in-place post tensioned concrete and will contain ductile frame lateral systems. The Innovation Parking Structure was developed by Kilroy Realty Corporation to provide support parking for a new Medical Office Facility located at the corner of Innovation Drive and Rancho Carmel Drive. This posttension concrete structure will house approximately 633 vehicles.

Owen performed the structural analysis and design of this new 9-level, 710,000 square foot, 3,100-car parking structure as part of the Howard Hughes Entertainment Center. The project consists of a large subterranean parking structure under the entire entertainment center as a stand alone parking structure.

Commercial McCarthy Headquarters Newport Beach, CA

McCarthy Headquarter - Newport Beach

Hensel Phelps Office Building and Parking Irvine, CA

Hensel Phelps Office Building and Parking


This is a two-story steel frame building with one level This new professional office building consists of two of concrete parking garage below. Metal decks and three-story class “A” office buildings. Both buildings steel frames are used to carry the vertical loads. Steel chevron braces are used to resist the lateral forces. total 150,000 square feet. The construction of this concrete office building was performed by McCarthy Construction. The building design features an elegant exterior of structural concrete. The structural system consists of an exterior and interior cast-in-place concrete moment frame and post-tensioned concrete flat-plate floor slab. The foundation system consists of pad foundations for the above buildings.

The one-level subterranean parking is constructed with masonry walls on the perimeter and post-tensioned concrete slab on top. It has a conventional pad, and continuous footing is used to support columns and walls.

Second Street Ventures, Creative Office Campus, 9919 Jefferson Boulevard Culver City, CA

Daniel Burnham Court and Parking San Francisco, CA

Second Street Ventures, Creative Office Campus, 9919 Jefferson Boulevard - Culver City

Daniel Burnham Court and Parking - San Francisco

Owen provided design and engineering services for this prominent mixed-use high-rise facility in San Francisco, California, consists of apartment units and condominium units with an underground parking structure and front corner office and retail spaces. The structure consists of pour-in-place concrete with post-tensioned floors and concrete moment frame and sheer wall systems. This structure also has underground parking.

Owen is providing MEP engineering services for the new design of two 60,000 square ft, low-rise office buildings with two levels of subterranean parking. Total building area is 113,463 square feet. Total subterranean parking area is 122,295 sf. The buildings will be “shell-and-core” at this time. The project is located in creative office area submarket of Culver City just minutes from the newly renovated downtown area.

Who we have worked for Commercial Westfield Topanga Plaza Mall Expansion and CSU San Diego, Parking Structure The Paseo Mixed-Use Development Canoga Park, CA San Diego, CA

Westfield Topanga Plaza Mall and Parking Structure

The Westfield Topanga mall is one of the largest in the United States. This project consists of over 1 million square feet of upscale expansion. There are 125 tenants on two floors with the new expansion adding 100 more. The $2 billion dollar project with a $500,000 facelift provided upscale dining options with cafe-style dining terraces and full-service concierge and acres of covered parking. Also included is a Westfield Play Town for children, a family lounge and an indoor carousel. The roof top of the main mall contain two level of parking structure. Additional Owen designed a 6 story 4000 install parking structure at the entrance of the mall.

Apple American, Various Restaurants, Existing Facility Review and ADA Upgrades Applebee’s Restaurants California

Applebee’s Restaurants

Owen provided civil engineering services to provide ADA accessibility site assessments by Certified Accessibility Specialist (CASp) inspectors at each restaurant, evaluating and establishing designated ADA travel paths, documenting and photographing non-compliant areas and features. Owen is coordinating civil topographic surveys of non-compliant areas along the designated path of travel.

Portola Mixed Use and Subterranean Parking Structure - Oceanside

Owen provided full design and engineering services for the San Diego State University Foundation mixeduse development project is approximately 11 acres consisting of 270,000 square feet of retail, cinema, restaurant, entertainment, office tower space, and subterranean parking, with 375 units of student housing located on the top level. The estimated cost is $185 million. The Paseo is a project located in the College Community Redevelopment Project area and designated by the City of San Diego as one of five Smart Growth City of Villages.

Architect AC Martin Architects AECOM Architect Orange ARK Architects Carrier Johnson + Culture DES Architects DLR Group Dougherty And Dougherty Architects

Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) Architects HDR Architects HKS Architects HOK Architects Jerde Partnership Johnson Fain Architects JWDA Architects KTGY Architects

Leo A Daly Architects LPA Architects Nadel Architects RTKL Tucker Sadler Architects Quatro Architects Watry Design Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP

Kam Sang Company KB Homes Kilroy Realty Lincoln Properties Lowe Enterprises Lyon Property Advisors Majestic Realty Makar Properties Marriott Corporation Opus West

Pacific Homes Portola Communities Sand Corporation Sares Regis Group Sassony Commercial Group Second Street Ventures Trammel Crow TriStar Group Watts Community Westfield

JT Wimsatt Contracting Company Kajima Corporation Kitchell Largo Corporation Matt Construction McCarthy Building Company Morley Builders Morse Diesel Pankow PCL Construction Perini Building Company

Prieto Construction Company Ray Wilson and Company Reno Construction Rudolf Sletten Construction S.J. Amoroso Construction Co Steadfast Properties Swinerton Builders T.B. Penick & Sons Tilden-Coil Constructors Turner Webcor Builders

Developer/Owners Avalon Bay Camden Living Properties Capital Pacific Holding Forest City Genesis Properties Hilton Corporation Hines Holidays Inn Corporation Hyatt Corporation JH Snyder Company

Contractor AP Construction ARB Construction Balfour Beauty Corporation Barry Swanson Bomel Decon Constrction DOW builders Hathaway Dinwiddie Hensel Phelps Hunt Construction Group JA Jones

Owen commercial services includes: • Medium to High Density Residential • Student and Senior Housing • Mixed-Use • Hospitality

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Retail Office Building Transit Center Parking Structure

Who we have worked for Awards • National DBIA Excellence Award | University of California Irvine Engineering Unit 3 • DBIA Merit Award, Public Sector Building over $15 Million | California State University Los Angeles Student Union • DBIA Merit Award, Public Sector Building over $15 Million | University of California Irvine Computer Sciences Unit 3 Bren Hall • CTF Transit/Rail Project of the Year | Perris Station Transit Center • CMAA Project Achievement Award | North Corona Main Metrolink Station Parking Structure & Pedestrian Bridge • ACI Excellence in Environmental Use of Concrete | University of California Irvine Medical Center Laboratory Replacement Building • APWA Project of the Year | La Crescenta Library • Green Building of America | Los Angeles Rampart Station • ACI Outstanding Achievement & Excellence | University of California Irvine Engineering Unit 3 • California Construction Best of 2006 | University of California Irvine Natural Sciences Unit 2 • ACI Excellence in Concrete | Pechanga Parking Structure • ACI Excellence in Concrete | Grove Parking Structure • Community College Design Award of Excellence | California Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) | Southwestern College Corner Lot Development • ACI Design and Engineering Excellence | Bren Hall, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA • Corner Stone Excellence Awards | Bren Hall, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA • Corner Stone Excellence Awards | Southern California Ready Mixed Concrete Association | Natural Science Unit 2, Univ. of California • ACI Innovative Use of Concrete Award | UC Irvine Natural Sciences Unit 2 • ENR/Engineering News-Record’s 2011 Top 500 Design Firms • ENR/Engineering News-Record’s 2011 Top 100 Green Design Firms

Certification • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority SBE • Port of Long Beach


Michael Chegini, PE, CVE, DBIA Managing Principal, Civil Division Direct: 213.873.4714 Main: 213.873.4700 mchegini@owengroup.com

Nader Namdar, SE, PE Principal Structural Engineer Direct: 949.680.2848 Main: 949.680.2800 nnamdar@owengroup.com

Richard Henrikson, PE, LEED AP Managing Principal, MEP Division Direct: 949.680.2842 Main: 949.860.4900 rhenrikson@owengroup.com

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