Santa Clara Square I, II, and III

Santa Clara, CA

SCA completed the first of three phases in 2013.  This project was the beginning of an 80-acre master plan, which will also have up to 1.7 million sq. ft. of office and a 125,000 sq. ft. Whole Foods-anchored retail center.  Following in 2015, SCA completed the review of the second and third phases, 1,800 apartment units and 40,000 square feet of retail on roughly 33 acres at 2600 Augustine Drive.


Gateway Village

Santa Clara, CA

SCA completed the plan review of this major mixed-use residential and retail development.  The 476 apartment residences, set back from the retail area, are wrapped around a concealed multi-story parking garage topped by a generous amenity podium. The amenity podium features a large pool/spa area, cyber lounge, club house, Fitness Center and bocce ball court.  This project are a mix of type I-A, III-A and V-A.


The Dean

Mountain View, CA

SCA completed the plan review of this 5.75 acre development consisting of several five story, Type III-A residential buildings over a full site, Type I-A podium structure. The development is anticipated to house 600 market rate housing units in a cluster of buildings surrounding a public ‘paseo’.


Bay West Apartments

Dublin, CA

SCA provided plan review services for this 314 rental unit project with 17,000 sq. ft. of retail space in this wrap-style building.


Triton Plaza

Foster City, CA

This project consists of four and five stories of residential apartments and retail/office spaces, as well as a six story parking structure. These buildings will be separated with fire walls and constructed as type V-A, III-A and I-A buildings, with complex allowable areas and egress plans to be reviewed. The project is currently under construction and Shums Coda Associates continues to review final revisions to the 100% construction document submittals.


San Antonio Center

Mountain View, CA

SCA has completed the initial plan review of this major redevelopment of an existing retail center. The first phase of this review that has be completed is four and five story apartments on top of podium and basement parking garages with wrap around retail and residential construction. These projects are a mix of type V-A, III-B and I-A construction and represent the initial revitalization of over 15 acres at the existing retail center.

Sunnyvale Town Center/Redevlopment

Sunnyvale Town Center/Redevelopment

Sunnyvale, CA

Redevelopment project of six city blocks to create a large-scale, neighborhood comprised of complex mixed-uses of parking structures, retail, commercial, restaurants, residential apartment/condos, theatre and hotel. The project was begun prior to the formal adoption of the 2007 California Building Code, but all portions have been reviewed to the State’s versions of the 2006 International Model Building Code. The project is about 40% complete and has now stalled while the owner obtains additional funding.



Redwood City, CA

This 470-unit, 10-story, mid-rise apartment building, located at 525 Middlefield Road is of type I-A construction.  This project consisted of one level of underground parking and two levels of above-grade parking, most of which is wrapped by storefront office space and stoop-accessed residential units and three residential towers which rise an additional 7 stories over the 3 story base.  SCA performed two rounds of plan reviews as the design undergone a complete re-design mid-review.  The estimated construction valuation of the project is $ 187 million.


One Marina

Redwood City, CA

One Marina is sited on the Redwood City waterfront featuring 231 – two and three bedroom condominium flats and townhomes in 24 buildings. To be completed the master plan will include a 200 unit hotel complex and 10,000 square feet of retail space as well as 3 community parks.


Emerald Place

Dublin, CA

Shums Coda Associates has completed the plan reviews for eight of the nine new shell retail structures at Emerald Place in Dublin, California. These structures are a mix of type V-N and V-1 Hour construction, of both single- and two-story buildings, to be used for future retail and restaurant tenants. The largest structure is 32,853-sq. ft., while the smallest is 7,000-sq. ft., for a total of slightly over 132,000-sq. ft. of future retail space. Two of the buildings have been approved and are under construction, and we expect the re-submittal of the other six buildings and future tenant improvement plans over the next few months.


Rocky Mountain Hardware

Hailey, ID

The Rocky Mountain Hardware project consisted of a two-story mixed use building with a basement, that provided parking, office space, industrial manufacturing as well as a small hazardous use. The project was reviewed under the 2003 International Building Codes, and dealt with major issues related to exterior wall protection, separated uses and accessibility under the 2006 ANSI guidelines. Further, the main space was classified as an atrium, so more complex smoke control was required in the manufacturing and assembly areas of the building. The total project was 31,138-sq. ft. of F-1 manufacturing, 16,753-sq. ft. of parking, 12,592-sq. ft. of office and 200-sq. ft. of H-4 use.