Seven Nishkian Menninger Projects Win Silicon Valley Business Journal 2016 Structures AwardsNov 30 2016 · 0 comments · Award-Winning Project, NISHKIAN MENNINGER ·0
The Silicon Valley Business Journal recently announced the winners of its 2016 Structures Awards competition, and seven Nishkian Menninger projects were recognized. Our Central and Wolfe project in Sunnyvale won the Deal of the Year award. 1400 Page Mill project in Palo Alto won the Green Project of the Year. Centerra Apartments and Indigo Apartments both won in the Market-Rate Residential Project category. The Menlo Gateway project and the University Square project both won in the Speculative Project category. Splunk at 500 Santana Row won in the Office Deal category. Nishkian Menninger is proud to team up with the various project teams for these seven projects.
Each year the Silicon Valley Business Journal recognizes the absolute best projects, deals and leases located in the Silicon Valley area. A panel of judges from all areas of the industry selects winners in each category. SVBJ also honors some of the most impactful projects and people in the Silicon Valley real estate and development. The 30 winners in this year’s SVBJ’s Structures Awards ranged from modern office campus in Menlo Park to an all-accessible playground in Palo Alto.
“We are extremely proud of the success of these seven projects and the dedicated project teams who have put so much of themselves into every one of these building transformations,” says Levon Nishkian, President of Nishkian Menninger Dean Monks Chamberlain. “It is a testament to the trust our clients put into us and it certainly validates the collaborative approach we apply to working with clients and project teams to transform our communities into better places. There is more work to be done, but we’re grateful for these recognitions and energized in our commitment to continue making progress.”
Developed by Landbank Investments and designed by HOK the Central and Wolfe project is composed of three 4-story connected office buildings and a 2-story standalone amenities building totaling 770,000 square feet located in Sunnyvale, California. There are four floors of occupied space sitting above two-levels of podium parking, with the lobbies and amenities located at the ground floor. Because these are post-tensioned, cast-in-place concrete building, all of the office spaces will have soaring 13.5 foot floor-to-floor heights.
Designed by Form 4 Architects and built by Devcon Construction, the 1400 Page Mill Road project is an 87,000 square feet, two-story commercial office building located in Palo Alto’s Stanford Research Park. Steel construction with glass-fiber reinforced concrete, insulated glass, stainless steel, and contemporary finishes are utilized in this project. Developed by Hanover Page Mill Associates LP the building provides 290 parking spaces with 119 spaces in the underground garage and 171 surface parking spaces, some of which are shaded by a solar carport. On-site amenities include electric vehicle charging station and secure parking for bicycles, as well as private showers and lockers. The building has earned Platinum designation, the highest under the LEED program.
The Centerra project consists of 347 residential units in a 21-story high-rise structure located in downtown San Jose, California. There is a one level below grade and a four-level above grade garage housing a total of 436 private vehicles. The structural system is special concrete shearwalls with post tension concrete flat slabs. The total gross enclosed area is approximately 600,000 square feet which includes 7,000 square feet of retail space. The project team includes developer Simeon Residential Properties, architect Ankrom Moisan, and general contractor Barry Swenson Builder.
Developed by Pauls Corporation, designed by BDE Architecture, and built by Cahill Construction, Indigo is a 720,000 square feet, 10-story multi-residential building which includes 469 apartments in three towers over a common base. Located on a full city block in downtown Redwood City, the project consists of one level of below grade parking, two levels of interior parking with street front office/retail units, and a podium level courtyard with a pool and common outdoor area. This GreenPoint Rated building is located between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, making it an attractive place to live for the growing Bay Area workforce.
Menlo Gateway is a large-scale mixed-use development on a 16-acre site in Menlo Park, California. This mixed-use campus will include three office and R&D buildings, three parking structures, a Bay Club fitness facility, various deluxe amenities and a hotel. Nishkian Menninger is the structural engineer for the Menlo Gateway Hotel only. Developed by Ensemble Investments LLC and designed by Cuninghan Group Architecture, the Menlo Gateway hotel building is a 194,000 square feet, eleven-story luxury lifestyle hotel and will include 250 guestrooms. This hotel will be a member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection® and will offer several upscale amenities.
Developed by Federal Realty Investment Trust 500 Santana Row is a 501,500 square feet mixed-use project consisting of 230,000 square feet, 6-story reinforced concrete warm shell office tower, and a 270,000 square feet, four-level below grade parking garage accommodating 672 vehicles. Located in San Jose this project also includes 1,500 square feet of retail space. The skin features a combination of glass curtain wall, glass storefront, wood windows with wood fins, GFRC with punched windows, and exposed concrete. WRNS served as the architect teaming up with Devcon Construction, Nishkian Menninger and various consultants. In August Splunk Inc. leased 234,500 square feet of office space, and the company will move-in in December 2016. Splunk, currently headquartered in San Francisco, produces software that helps companies analyze machine-generated Big Data. The company also occupies 23,000 square feet in Cupertino, which it will vacate upon completion of 500 Santana Row.
University Square is a 209,000 square feet new office building located at 2100 University Avenue along highway 101 by the San Francisco Peninsula. Developed by Sobrato Organization, the structure will be four-stories above one basement level. Each floor is around 55,000 square feet and features a 4,200 square feet atrium centered in the building. Korth Sunseri Hagey is the architect while Devcon Construction serves as the general contractor.