EmeryStation West
Emeryville, CA
Photos: R+C, Perkins+Will (renderings)

Scope
Structural Engineering

Size
260,000 sf

Certification
LEED Gold (target)


One of the largest new developments in the East Bay, EmeryStation West will be a 165-foot-tall laboratory/office tower atop a two-level podium parking structure containing 125 spaces. Rutherford + Chekene is providing structural engineering services for the building. The 265,000 sf project includes a public plaza and garden atop the podium that connects with the existing pedestrian bridge over Amtrak railroad tracks. The project is adjacent to an Amtrak station and will incorporate accommodations for bus, rail and auto transit at the ground level. At the plaza level, thousands of square feet of retail space will be available.

The project is aiming for LEED Gold certification. The project required remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater at the site prior to construction.