and Associates, Inc. has a long history of very successful design/build projects.
From 1984 to the present, projects have included large residential estates, freeway
landscaping and irrigation, revegetation, and farming, with contracts up to $20,000,000.
The unique and beneficial aspect of these projects is that owners, contractors,
consultants and designers have an opportunity for input throughout the life of
the project, working closely to achieve the desired goals. During the various
stages of the design process, design constructability reviews are performed to
determine the cost of the project, assessing cost saving alternatives and possible
changes necessary to keep the project within budget while maintaining the design
concept and intent.
examples of design/build projects are: a design/build native restoration project
for an offshore oil staging, storage facility in Las Flores Canyon, California,
and a design/build toll road, San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor, in Orange
County, California. The latter project created 600 acres of revegetation, including
158 acres of Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat and 25 acres of wetland and saltwater
marsh, and received a Federal Highway Administration Award for Environmental Excellence.
have involved more than 1,300 acres of design/build installation
at a cost of $44,000,000. Many of the projects have stringent
time restrictions with liquidated damages of up to $250,000 per
day if the project is not completed on time. Nakae and Associates,
Inc. has never been assessed any liquidated damages during its
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