in 1984 by Russell and Patricia Nakae and incorporated in 1985,
Nakae and Associates, Inc. is a licensed landscape/general engineering
contractor, focusing on freeways, public works and design/build
projects in California, Utah and Arizona.
raised on the family farm near Sacramento, Russ Nakae maintains
that many of the techniques used today go back to the basic principles
of farming. The flexibility and innovation necessary for successful
farming have influenced his approach to the complex projects currently
undertaken by the company.
In the early
days Nakae and Associates, Inc. worked on many large custom estates.
Today projects are primarily major public works and highways which
frequently include various types of revegetation and design/ build
components. Our large-scale native habitat plantings and reclamation
projects have restored vast
acreage that would otherwise be unusable due to mining, highway
other construction projects.
We have undertaken
farming projects, built wetlands and saltwater marshes, created
and maintained extensive native habitats, designed and built restoration
and irrigation projects, and undertaken long term maintenance
programs, erosion control and weed management. Our projects are
consistently highly successful, meeting special criteria required
by various governing agencies and clients while meeting or surpassing
strict performance standards
project is a collaborative partnership between the client and Nakae with real
time communication for all concerned parties regarding project goals, timetables,
production expectations, budgeting and any special circumstances that might arise.
A Comprehensive Project Folder is used for all members of the project management
team so resources and activities can be adjusted to respond quickly to the project's
and the client's needs. Ongoing consultation with the client to fine tune and
evaluate is mandatory. Project and safety meetings are conducted weekly. Nakae
and Associates, Inc. prefers to include a maintenance clause in each project to
insure ongoing integrity of the project.
and creativity distinguish Nakae and Associates, Inc. Owners, biologists and contractors
work together, attuned to the uniqueness of each project. The company has vast
in-house resources and all personnel have in-depth knowledge in revegetation,
restoration and mitigation projects.
own equipment gives Nakae and Associates, Inc. superior flexibility
and project efficiency, producing time and cost savings for the
client. Russ Nakae has a keen interest in equipment design and,
over the years, has designed and built considerable amounts of
specialized equipment to address particular project problems ,
allowing a job to be completed in a timelier, more cost effective
manner that produces superior results.
Nakae's design/build turnkey projects, the company is solely responsible for every
aspect of the operation from start to finish. Numerous longstanding Nakae clients
attest to the outstanding performance of Nakae and Associates, Inc. and its willingness
to consistently go the extra mile to satisfy the client.
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