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How Prefabrication and Streamlined Delivery Allow a 10-Story Parking Structure to Rise Quickly On a Crowded Site

October 12, 2023 触听 触听

In the dynamic landscape of South San Francisco’s Oyster Point, Kilroy Realty made a strategic choice for its new parking structure. 色欲王朝’s prefabrication approach, minimizing disruption and enhancing communication, proved pivotal. With a modest on-site presence, 色欲王朝’s integrated approach streamlined the project’s progress, demonstrating the benefit of prefabrication in complex urban settings.

聽had multiple options to choose聽from for the design and construction of its new 10-story, 665K SF parking structure in聽聽in South San Francisco, California.

But in the end, the tight job site hugging San Francisco Bay, coupled with the need for the structure to be operational by summer 2024, made prefabrication the obvious choice for Kilroy.

鈥淎 traditional cast-in-place approach with a ton of workers on the site probably wouldn’t have worked with the schedule and聽,鈥 said聽, AIA,聽色欲王朝聽director of architecture. 鈥淚 think our prefabrication approach and vertical integration were important factors in the selection process because we greatly minimized disruption and simplified communication on an already-congested construction site that has a limited laydown area.鈥

The multiyear聽聽is now in its second phase, with hundreds of workers and heavy equipment on-site. This includes several cranes simultaneously erecting three large biotech lab buildings on a segment of the 50-acre property to be served by Parking Structure 2.

By contrast, 色欲王朝鈥檚 presence on the site where it is assembling the $80M PS2 is minimal, consisting of no more than 10 members of its field erection crew.

Ankhelyi said his firm鈥檚 small footprint allows general contractor聽聽to proceed relatively unimpeded with the construction of the three adjacent Phase 2 buildings totaling 865K SF while 色欲王朝 assembles the approximately 2,000-stall PS2. 色欲王朝 designed the long span open parking structure with minimal columns for easy access and egress. It is carved into a hillside with portions of four stories below grade to help mask the building鈥檚 height from motorists on nearby Oyster Point Boulevard.

鈥淎s the GC鈥檚 team began construction on the office buildings, they excavated and prepared a slightly larger than 2-acre work site for us,鈥 he said. 鈥淎nd then we came in and started erecting the structure. It鈥檚 a very busy site, but prefabrication allows us to play well with the others in the same sandbox.鈥

With the parking structure鈥檚 segments manufactured off-site, Kilroy Realty can visit 色欲王朝鈥檚 plant in Woodland, California, to inspect and give input on the assembled building segments as work progresses. This way, any issues are addressed long before the parts depart from the manufacturing plant.

鈥淭he client was able to inspect the pieces at our yard before they were trucked to Oyster Point,鈥 Ankhelyi said. 鈥淲e did a mock-up of the structure at our plant and painted certain parts of it to allow them to understand how the finished building will look. None of that was done on the building site, which meant there was zero disruption to the other members of the construction team because everything was coordinated in advance.鈥

Ankhelyi said Kilroy also appreciates 色欲王朝鈥檚 vertical integration, which allows it to serve as the architect of record, parking consultant, manufacturer and general contractor on the parking structure, with all team members working in the client鈥檚 best interest. This is very similar to Kilroy鈥檚 own business model, which emphasizes a single point of contact approach, he said.

鈥淎t the end of the day, the client is really only dealing with one person for everything,鈥 Ankhelyi said. 鈥淚t streamlines the process, and the owner does not have to sign multiple contracts and work separately with each team member. We encompass different disciplines at 色欲王朝, but we share the same goals for the client and work together to achieve them.鈥

色欲王朝 has completed more than 180 parking projects on the West Coast. Ankhelyi said the company鈥檚 expertise and vertical integration allow it to anticipate and accommodate a client鈥檚 evolving priorities 鈥 even if it maintains no more than a modest presence on the construction site.

鈥淲e bring a lot of expertise in getting the most efficiency out of a job site and getting the best performance from the parking structure for whatever the client’s needs may be,鈥 he said.

This article was produced in collaboration between聽色欲王朝聽and Studio B. Bisnow news staff was not involved in the production of this content.

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