Grand Opening: Bell Gardens adds hotel to Bicycle Club Casino

On November 18th, Governor Jerry Brown cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of The Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California. Featuring 99 rooms, a 2,007 sf presidential suite, full spa, pool deck, VIP gaming area, restaurants and meeting spaces, it’s no wonder the Lee & Sakahara Architects designed four-star hotel was met…


City of Hope Construction Industries Alliance Spirit of Life Gala

In support of the City of Hope, Englekirk is proud to have made a contribution to the City of Hope Construction Industries Alliance Spirit of Life Gala. Our Business Development Manager, Shannah Hays celebrated with our associates at MVE + Partners, Inc. on Saturday. We thank City of Hope for their continued commitment to breathing…


Urban Elegance at G8

Urban elegance abounds as our structural design on the much anticipated Eighth & Grand luxury apartments over Downtown’s first Whole Foods Market receives its final fretwork. Simplistic and chic, the new exterior murals harmonize with the 700-unit complex’s zen garden, terraces and pools, bringing balance and beauty to South Park’s own little metropolitan oasis. #Never2501…


Symphony Honolulu Tops Out

Standing 45 spectacular stories high, luxury condominium tower Symphony Honolulu has topped out and is well on its way to providing lucky residents with lavish amenities and dazzling Hawaiian views. Architects Hawaii Ltd. (AHL)’s architectural vision was realized with help from our reinforced concrete shear wall lateral force resisting system, post-tensioned concrete floor slabs, and…


Kalakaua Gardens Tops Out

On Friday we celebrated another Englekirk project transform from a drawing to a distinguished structure as Kalakaua Gardens senior living facility topped out in Honolulu, Hawaii. In collaboration with Architects Hawaii Ltd. (AHL) and Swinerton, our structural scheme of the 17-story facility integrates assisted-living units, memory care units, a rehabilitation center as well as a…


Great Wolf Lodge Southern California to open in March

Fall has just arrived but we’re already looking forward to the spring. Great Wolf Lodge Southern California is due to open in March and will feature SoCal’s first indoor water park and a 603-suite hotel. Designed by Architectural Design Consultants, Inc. and Ware Malcomb, we engineered all 920,371 square feet to ensure dizzying amounts of…


Pasadena’s Paseo Colorado to get $70 million makeover

Through thick and thin, Englekirk embarks on another chapter for the Plaza Pasadena built by The Hahn Company in the early ’80s. Engineer of record for the original mall, we transformed it into Paseo Colorado in 2001. We are excited to start work on the DDR Corp. $70M makeover which will add a 6-story, 179-room…


Village Walk Townhouses

We are excited to see the finishing touches of the exterior stone work on Phase II of the Sinanian Development, Inc Village Walk Townhouses in Tarzana, California. Collaborating with Gruen Associates, the 15-unit, 2-story wood over concrete podium residential will be ready for sale in a few months. As part of the development, residents will…


The Bicycle Hotel & Casino – Bell Gardens

Visitors to Bell Gardens, California will soon be staying at the The Bicycle Hotel & Casino, a 100-key hotel as it nears completion by R.D. Olson Construction. The Lee & Sakahara Architects designed hotel includes a nightclub, plaza deck, pool and spa at the second level. Our structural design of the 7-story structure incorporated the…


Principal Lawrence Ho joins CACP Board

On Saturday Englekirk hosted the Chinese American Construction Professional’s annual board retreat. As a new board member, Lawrence is keen on promoting the mission of the organization: “Chinese American Construction Professionals enhances members’ competitiveness in the local and global markets; facilitates professional and business networking opportunities; serves the community and nurtures the future construction professionals.”

Union Village underway in Pasadena

At the corner of Union and El Molino in Pasadena, CA, Cobalt Construction is realizing our structural design of the 118-unit. Developed by MackUrban, Mill Creek Development and Cigna Investment Management, the RTKL Spanish Revival architectural vision for the upscale complex will draw young professionals who will be conveniently located within walking distance to retail,…


Englekirk Convention 2015

Pencils in hand, we honed our writing skills during our annual off-site Englekirk Convention! Following a day of mastering the articulation of communication, we happily engaged in a lot of after-hours food and fun! Signing off until next year…

Caltech Charles C. Gates Jr. – Franklin Thomas Laboratory

Thank you SMPS Los Angeles for hosting the construction tour yesterday of the recently completed Charles C. Gates Jr. – Franklin Thomas Laboratory on the California Institute of Technology campus in Pasadena, California! We enjoyed Englekirk’s structural design of the 3-story AC Martin Inc. architectural gem come to fruition through the expertise of Swinerton. See…


Outlets at San Clemente

Watch our structural design of the Outlets At San Clemente ready for holiday shopping as the first outlet shopping center in Orange County, California. The 422,530 square foot retail complex is comprised of one and two-story structures that house retail, theater, and restaurant amenities.  


Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences new science building

Morley Builders is wrapping up the construction of the new science building for Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, California. Our structural design for the 25,000-square-foot Frederick Fisher and Partners Architects state-of-the-art facility will be completed this summer only to welcome the Middle and Upper School science program in Fall 2015.