The Art Institute of California
10 United Nations Plaza
Client: Swiss Re Capital Partners
Project Size: 47,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $5.4 million
Project Overview: With the shell of this downtown high-rise still under construction, The Albert Group worked closely with the property owner and building constructor to create a unique, "build-to-suit" office space for Swiss Re, the building's initial tenant. Spanning four floors, the crisp, sophisticated décor was designed to complement the company's sleek European furniture. Unique design features included bamboo floors and ceilings, art glass walls, limestone floors and a video conferencing center/boardroom.
Project Size: 50,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $2 million
Project Overview: Upon acquiring another bank, Citigroup sought to consolidate all of its employees in a single location. The Albert Group was responsible for full project management, including selection of consultants, drawing review, permitting, bidding and construction management. In eight weeks, new offices and support facilities were constructed on three floors while remodeling portions of two additional floors.
Client: Credit Suisse First Boston
Project Size: 34,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $4.2 million
Project Overview: Originally retained to oversee the construction of interiors for this high-tech investment bank, the role of The Albert Group was expanded to represent the bank during construction of the building shell. The Albert Group worked with the property developer to ensure the specific building needs of the bank were met and to coordinate the simultaneous construction of the building and the client's interior improvements. The design included richly appointed private offices featuring custom light fixtures and furniture and a multi-room meeting and conference center.
Project Size: 60,000 sq. ft.
Cost: $6.1 million
Project Overview: Seeking to consolidate various locations, Citicorp made a strategic decision to move this West Coast hub into a new, custom-designed office that made better use of space. In addition to construction of private offices and conference rooms, the work included climate-controlled tech centers with dual air conditioning, raised flooring and UPS systems. The Albert Group closely managed the build-out from contract negotiations and drawing approval through construction.
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