San Diego Unified Port District / San Diego, California.
Client: San Diego Unified Port District Location: San Diego, California Size of Project: 52,250 SF Construction Cost: $25 M Completion date: 2010 Unique Features: Leed Gold Certified
The San Diego Unified Port District retained Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc. BA, along with a team of experts, to prepare a cruise market and economic impact assessment, and to subsequently provide guidance in the design of future facilities and operations that met market opportunities and challenges.
A program that initially comprised the design of a temporary terminal facility to be built atop one of the oldest existing Navy Piers in San Diego eventually evolved into a permanent 2-story, 52,250-sq.ft. steel-framed structure that included vital structural improvements and seismic retrofitting of its pier in order to meet existing requirements. In addition to the structural improvements, new mooring hardware and a new fendering system were also provided