Building & Earth Sciences has a well known reputation throughout the industry as a firm which understands the unique demands required to deliver quality retail projects. Our firm has worked with each of the participants within this demanding arena and has the insight to service the client, whether an owner, developer or contractor. Our experience with all three allows us to anticipate potentially costly obstacles to a project’s success and offer value to the client though innovative solutions.
Our services have included environmental consulting and geotechnical engineering during development, materials testing and Special Inspections during the construction phase of new lifestyle and power centers, owner-supplied testing and inspection for new big box locations of some of the nation’s largest retailers, as well as a current focus on renovations for new sustainability and LEED requirements.
Shops at Grand River
Location: Leeds, Alabama
Project Value: $127 Million
Project Duration: 2009-2010
Project Scope: Provided geotechnical evaluation and materials testing services for 350,000 sqf upscale outlet mall complex located on a 60-acre site with significant earth and rock material movement. 1st phase of a multiphase 6,500 acre master planned development.
TigerTown Retail Development
Location: Opelika, Alabama
Project Value: N/A
Project Duration: 2002-2009
Project Scope: Provided construction materials testing services for 130 acre development with a total of 800,000 sqf. of retail space.
University Plaza-Waterwood Plaza
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Project Value: $2 Million
Project Duration: 2005-2006
Project Scope: Provided materials testing services for a 60-acre site with a 350,000 square foot building area. The new development includes 2, single-story, slab-on-grade, strip retail structures covering approximately 19,000 sqf.