Project consisted of the remodel of the Medical Library located on the Plaza Level of the South Patient Tower of Cedars-Sinai Main Hospital Building which added new book shelves, new study rooms, and offices. Scope included demolition, new t-bar, new ceiling and lights, mechanical upgrades, and door & frames upgrades.
Project consisted of renovation split into two phases. Phase 1 consisted of constructing new mail room and lactation room in the south east end of AHSP. After occupancy, phase 2 consisted of combining an existing shell space used as storage with existing vacated areas to create an open work space, staff lounge and private office. The open work space has 18 workstations.
Project consists of equipment replacement in an existing radiography room and adjacent control room. Scope of work includes the following: Provide and install new air terminal unit with reheat coil, install new electrical rough-in/power for new equipment layout all without disturbing existing lead-lined walls. Includes upgrade of all room finishes i.e. flooring, ceilings, casework etc.
Project consisted of complete build-out of an existing 5,801 sq. ft. shell space for new Gastrointestinal (G.I.) Outpatient center for Cedars-Sinai. Project includes (3) Procedure Rooms, (10) Pre/Post Holding Bays, Decontamination & Scope Processing Room, and a Medical Gas Room. Also includes install of new switchgear section required to power new suite and install of new roof-top generator required for emergency power to new suite.
Project consisted of the construction of interior improvements of an existing 40,905 sq. ft. exterior building shell for a full service Health Care facility. To accomplish this, the existing interior of the building will be demolished and new walls and appurtenances will be constructed in accordance with the attached plans and specifications. Improvements include wall partitions, HVAC components, lighting, data and communications for offices, exam rooms and group rooms. The exterior shell will remain intact with very minor alterations.
Project consisted of the historic renovation of the La KretzHouse of Hope Remembrance Sanctuary. The project was successful and completed on time. Due to the detailed finishes, Perera hand selected the “best fit” subcontractor for the project. Perera worked side by side with the DLR Group and the City of Hope to ensure the project maintained the original finished look and all historic requirements where met. The project was a complete renovation of the entire facility - interior & exterior.
Project consisted of the remodel of an existing X-ray room/area to create an expanded Procedure/X-ray room with control room, patient holding room, equipment room, and work areas. The scope of work included the abatement of floor tiles and lead-lined drywall, demolition of wall partitions, ceilings, doors and frames, millwork, and concrete slabs. Underground utilities include plumbing and electrical for the relocation of sinks, toilets, and the X-ray equipment. The new X-ray room consisted of 4 lbs. per sq. ft. lead-lined drywall, Phillips equipment and lead-lined doors, frames, hardware, and windows.
Project consisted of the complete renovation of a 1925 historical building which houses an original fresco commissioned in 1935 by Philip Guston and Reuben Kadish. This restoration project included the recreation of stenciled ceiling panels, elaborate plaster moldings and gold leaf toll painting of exposed beams. The project also included the structural refurbishing of badly damaged termite infested foundation and structural members. Elaborate tiled courtyard, including garden benches and fountain.
OSHPD project consisted of a ground-up addition to include 2 operating rooms, 2 labor rooms and 5 delivery rooms. Project also included the installation of complex security monitoring systems and nurse call. The emergency room addition consisted of new masonry block building includes retaining walls, a glu lam supported roof system with metal stud framing for interior walls. Existing emergency room was also remodeled. Entry and site work were also included in this project.
Project consisted of 253,000 square feet of seismic retrofit NPC work. The OSHPD approved project was re-designed after “Notice to Proceed” with a simpler design resubmitted to OSHPD. There was over 22 phases of construction spread among 7 floors. All mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment was seismically refitted to the building including all fixed hospital equipment, x ray machines, ct scanners cabinets, pharmacy and rentable hospital rooms. The project was delivered 2 months ahead of schedule with a total savings back to the owner of over $1.2 million dollars.
Project consisted of the new construction of 2-story medical office building including surgical services. Masonry building with structural steel decking at second floor and roof. Elevator, med gas, nurse call systems, fire alarm and sprinkler systems. Auxiliary backup generator. Including approximately 60,000 sq. ft. of site work.
Project consisted of a complete remodel of the 1,500 sq. ft. ETO room and improvements to an additional 2,000 sq. ft. in (4) other areas. The trades involved included concrete, flooring, framing, drywall, M.E.P., ceiling, fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and painting.
OSHPD project consisted of the complete conversion and remodel of existing Psychiatric Unit. All work done during hospital business hours under strict security and safety regulations. This project was done in two phases.
This OSHPD project is a ground-up addition which added a new 14,000 sq. ft. emergency room and trauma center to the Downey Community Hospital. This new facility was designed to stand alone should anything happen to the existing hospital, whether it be structural failure or power failure.
The project consisted of full design/build services through completion of the construction using a GMP delivery method. This entails the full phased replacement of the core six-pack elevators serving the main existing hospital tower. Project also includes the full demolition and replacement of all elevator, structural, electrical and cab finish components. An entire infectious control plan had to be created and implemented through all construction activities and full schedule activities and shut-down procedures had to be coordinated with all ongoing hospital activities. Full OSHPD approval and lead-time procurement schedules had to be created and tracked accordingly.
Project consisted of the complete renovation to the existing 2 story laboratory at the Beckman Research Center. The project also included installation of a super computer for DNA modeling, staff and doctor offices consisting of electrical, HVAC, and plumbing upgrades, install elevator, microscope leveling, fume hoods, de-ionized water, medical air, medical gas, clear acid waste system and steam clarifiers.
Perera completed this 2,400 sq. ft. landscape remodel for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center located in a busy intersection of Los Angeles. Work included, drought resistant low watering plants, polished concrete wall, travertine finish wall, seat wall with stainless steel curved back wall (with engraved park information), wood slat bench, color concrete with sand finish walks, and drip irrigation system. Safety precautions such as traffic control, and dust/noise control were crucial to the success of the project. We successfully minimized impact to Cancer Center during demolition and construction. The project won a Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Project consisted of 15,000 sq. ft., ground-up medical center consisting of 16 medical examination rooms, nurse stations, and pharmaceutical dispensary. Project is for a non-profit organization that offers health services to low-income / uninsured individuals.
Project consisted of a 6,500 sq. ft. OSHPD regulated tenant improvement on the second floor of the Steven Spielberg Building located on the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Campus in Los Angeles. The project was constructed while labs, exam rooms and offices were in full operation below. The project scope included; infectious control, off hours work, demolition, installing plumbing over sensitive lab space, upgrading electrical system to code, nurse call code blue and emergency pull cords, decorative 3 Form partitions, structural steel upgrades, drywall, millwork, MEP, security card readers, fire sprinkler, fire alarm, flooring and painting. Additionally Perera prepared the space for state licensing and providing all the required testing and reports for the licensing inspection process.
This project remodeled an existing 2,000 sq. ft. space to accommodate a new prostate cancer research facility including architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing modifications and upgrades. Architectural upgrades include an addition of a new wet lab space and tissue culture room complete with new lab benches, bio safety cabinets, Co2 incubators and a -80 freezer enclosure. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing upgrades include a new package AC unit, a duct furnace, multiple exhaust fans, an emergency power transfer system and new chemical resistant sinks including chemical neutralization tanks, de-ionized water supply and temperature controlled eye wash.
Project consisted of the interior renovation of three floors of the Parsons Engineering building. Scope included modernizing 25,000 sq. ft. of faculty office, classroom and laboratory space into new clinic design space, laboratories, conference rooms, hallways, department office, break rooms, and gallery. The work also included extensive demolition to accommodate the new open floor plans, upgrade and expansion of HVAC, electrical, plumbing systems and installation of new finishes. The project was successfully completed ahead of the allotted 12-week summer break schedule.
Project consisted of a 3,000 sq. ft remodel and included extensive structural, MEP, and architectural improvements such as retrofitting the building’s roof for new generator, new exhaust fans, laboratory phoenix exhaust system, new natural gas emergency backup generators, deionized and industrial water, and eyewash stations.
Project consisted of 2,000 Sq. Ft. tenant improvement for online study center at the heart of the Rancho Cucamonga Victoria Gardens outdoor mall. Improvements consisted demolition and reconfiguration to accommodate student service spaces including new classroom, data room, lounge, reception, office and new restrooms. Retrofit included installation of new mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems. A new storefront façade was constructed consisting of precast concrete, EIFS trim, aluminum storefront, aluminum canopy and lighted signage. New interior finishes consisted of new interior aluminum storefront, stone veneer, casework, stained concrete, and signage. Project successfully executed on budget and schedule.
Project consisted of 2,000 Sq. Ft. tenant improvement for online study center at busy Downtown Brea. Improvements consisted demolition and reconfiguration to accommodate student service spaces including new classroom, data room, lounge, reception, offices, break room area, and new restrooms. Retrofit included installation of new mechanical, electrical, audio/video, plumbing, and fire protection systems. New finishes consisted of new interior aluminum storefront, stone veneer, casework, stained concrete, and exterior lighted signage. Project successfully executed on budget and schedule.
The project consisted of 4,500 sq. ft. of demolition and a complete remodel of student wellness center interior and electrical/HVAC upgrade work. The interior space included administration/staff office space, examination rooms, ADA upgrades and HVAC duct work. Exterior included new electrical panel install and upgrade.
Project consisted of an accelerated revitalization of a portion of Claremont’s North Mall area which included demolishing and construction of existing site walls, flatwork, a fountain, electrical, irrigation and landscaping. The new construction consisted of coordination and design-build efforts with the Architect and on-site staff to fulfill the outcome and quality desired of the owner.
Project consisted of the ground-up construction of an 18,400 sq. ft. single story concrete masonry building with steel framed roof support system to house an Aquatic Therapy Center for spinal cord injury patients. Project includes construction of 1 therapy pool, 1 movable floor pool, 1 cool pool, and 1 therapeutic spa. Also, included are classrooms, meeting rooms, changing rooms, ADA restrooms, banquet and food prep rooms and multipurpose rooms for clinical diagnostics.
Project consisted of the new construction of 2-story recreation center on the California State University, San Bernardino campus. Project includes elevators, a state of the art kitchen, retail area, restrooms, game rooms, roller skating rink, basketball courts, exercise room, dance studio, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and jacuzzi with three story height rock-climbing wall and office suites. Significant site work and landscaping were also part of project. Building architecture has interior exposed steel and wood structure frame. 38,272 sq. ft.
Project consisted of the new construction of a 33,058 sq. ft., two story building to house classrooms and staff offices. Project included elevators and an adjacent, complimentary, single story building. Some trades include demolition, utilities, grading, paving, landscape and site improvements.
Project consisted of the new construction of four 2-story add-on Pods for each dorm. This project was designed as a fast track summer project of a complete full gut-out renovation that included all new underground infrastructures, necessitating the replacement of a significant amount of both hardscape and Landscaping. Total completed area upgrades to living area consisted of electrical, voice & data, plumbing, mechanical, and security. Project renovation completed in 92 days, one week early from students return.
Project consisted of the remodel of existing 18,000 sq. ft. building including faculty offices, classrooms, computer labs, and lecture hall. Scope included full interior demolition, asbestos abatement, sky lights, replace chiller, fixed furniture, data and communication R&R with CAT 6 cable, security system including card reader and video surveillance. This project was completed during summer break in 87 calendar days.
Project consisted of the interior remodel of 10,000 sq. ft. building. Project included the upgrade of 2 auditoriums, 14 classrooms and offices, 2-story core area, projection room, and storage areas. This was a fast track scheduled project completed in 87 days.
This ground-up project consisted of community center and 12 state-of-the-art training and competition class tennis courts. Centrally located to the courts is an observation tower (crow’s nest) with electronic scoreboard. A practice soccer field, restroom building, and a clubhouse complex with showers, lockers, player’s lounge, kitchen, and staff offices.
Design-build project consists of the ground-up construction of a Crisis Residential Treatment facility containing 16 beds, and specializing in providing crisis intervention for individuals diagnosed with mental health and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. Services will include, but will not be limited to, assessments, treatment plan development, collateral services, crisis intervention, medication support services, and individual and group therapy. The goal of the program is to improve the appropriateness of care, increase access to community based mental health crisis services, reduce recidivism, and mitigate the burden on hospital and law enforcement resources.
Project consisted of the demolition of the top slab of existing concrete, handrails, planter wall, and Jimmy Fallon sign at the tram bridge. Project included the installation of new drainage system along edges of bridge as well as trough drains at ends of bridge. Perera provided new waterproofing under new concrete slab and installed new decorative slab of concrete at bridge landings and throughout the whole bridge. Project also included the construction of new planter wall, new stucco, and new electrical infrastructure for speaker system and lighting. Also included fabrication and installation of new handrails and powder coating existing handrails.
Project consisted of the upgrade of roughly 10,000 sq. ft. of existing tram queue line area inside Universal Studios Hollywood theme park. Project included demolition of pavers, providing new underground drainage system, demolition and installation of new downspouts to drain canopies, demolition and installation of new canopies, installation of structural support to existing poster boards, and demolition of existing monitors, cameras, and speakers. Project also included the installation of new conduit system and power for new monitors, cameras, and speakers.
The project consisted of the development of a large affordable housing community to revitalize the existing facility that was built 70 years ago. This new development was a three phase project where the first phase consisted of demolishing 62 of the 115 units to make way for 85 new affordable multi-level housing units, utilizing an innovative modular construction format to substantially accelerate the construction schedule. Upon completion of all three phases, the new community more than doubled in magnitude of housing, upgrading from 115 units to 228 units (430 residents to 940 residents) with three parks/playground areas, overhead to undergoing electrical conversions, new utilities, new landscaping, irrigation and a community center with a swimming pool. In addition, the project includes off-site street improvements, including road widening, curb, sidewalk, asphalt, lighting and street trees. With the implementation of a building material recycling program and rooftop photovoltaic panels, energy conservation also played a vital role to the final product.
The Autry Nature Education Facility project consist of a 10,000 sq. ft. demolition, renovation and tenant improvement for new galleries which consisted of specialized ceilings and flooring along with HVAC and Lighting upgrades. Inclusive in this scope was the complete renovation of an outdoor garden and upgrading it with new landscaping, colored concrete along with the addition of a pond which consisted of a waterfall and bridge features. There was a lot of coordination with museum staffing along with working around the public as this was an operation facility open to the public and there were daily tours for students along with special events.
Project consisted of 30,000 sq. ft. gutout and buildout of new President Richard M. Nixon exhibit which included the construction of a replica oval office, replica cabinet room, and multiple exhibit rooms with real artifacts. Project also required the relocation of actual President Nixon vehicles using cranes in a confined space. Mechanical and electrical systems included high-end HVAC system with temperature and humidity controls, high-tech security and UV sensitive lighting.
This project included the complete removal of the roof from the Natatorium along with abatement, re-framing, re-plastering and painting of the interior underside of the new roof that was installed. Additionally covered in this cost was that to install new fire sprinkler branch lines, start up the Desert Air System, cut-in new eaves along the exterior of the structure and miscellaneous painting.
Multi phased project consisted of ground-up construction, remodeling of existing facilities, extensive landscaping, temperature/humidity control, high tech security and UV sensitive lighting throughout underground storage facility to house the recently released Presidential textual documents of 46 million pages of original presidential papers, 11 hours of recordings and 28,000 documents, and FBI offices. Upon completion, documents were transported from a Federal Facility (NARA) to the Nixon Library. The Project also included refurbishing and expanding of National Archives and Records Administration. Funding for the construction was provided by the Nixon Library Foundation and National Archives in Washington D.C.
The Equipment Demonstration & Evaluation Facility (EDEF) project consists of the construction of a new ground up Control Building (6,168 Sq Ft.) outside of the substation boundary of the Shawnee Substation in Westminster, California. The EDEF control building will provide SCE technology engineers a platform to demonstrate, test, and evaluate equipment, in a controlled energized environment simulating real-world circuit conditions. Scope of work also included design/build of a 10’ block wall & chain link fence around the perimeter of the substation, demo of existing building outside of the substation, and various on and off site improvements.
The data center project consists of the renovation of existing ITC space, computer room and tape room at the Alhambra Data Center. Work included the construction of a new, day 2 computer room, new grid services lab, associated electrical room, grid services storage room, conference room, two (2) privacy rooms. The project also included all new power and lighting for area of work, modifying existing fire protection system, new fluid cooler, new bidders design element pad and screen wall for fluid cooler, fan coil units, rooftop air handling units for day 2 computer room area, and other required mechanical equipment.
Project consisted of ground-up, administration building and MEER control building. Also included Class II Road base, and paving and was to accommodate all roadways, parking areas, and drainage requirements for the new administration building.
Project consisted of the ground-up construction of a 12,600 sq. ft. control building and 2,677 sq. ft. of utilities/storage area. Control building included computer floors, large IT & security rooms, and 3 different fire protection systems (wet, dry & FM-2000 to protect the data command center). Site work included new masonry walls, 12,650 sq. ft. parking area, new generator, and new sliding gate.
Project consisted of the installation of 1,100 Kilowatts peak Sunpower Solar Electric (Photovoltaic) System consisting of 3,200 modules in the form of rooftop solar, elevated carport arrays, and associated electrical equipment.
The SunPower Sweetwater project consisted of the installation of 2 MW of photovoltaic panels at seven different public schools within the Sweetwater School District. Perera managed the construction of a ground-mount, fixed-tilt PV system; multiple carports and shade-structures; as well as rooftop mounted solar systems. These projects were completed within two-months of receiving DSA permits.
Project consisted of new construction with heavy mechanical and electrical systems with associated site work and parking. Also included off-site & on-site sewer pump station, off-site sewer and water. All metal was grounded to copper grounding grid, electrical grid reconditioning, capable of redirecting energy to other substations in the event of a power failure.
Project consisted of ground-up, 14,500 sq. ft., two-story administration building with 20 rooms. Class II Road base, and paving was approximately 42,000 sq. ft. and was to accommodate all roadways, parking areas, and drainage requirements for the new administration building. New 300 gallon septic system was also installed.