Location: Corporate Headquarters, Pleasanton, California
Nova Partners managed the general contractor selection process and assisted in negotiating the price and terms of the contract, which were quite attractive to Shaklee. In addition, Nova managed the signage, testing and inspection, roofing, and IT consultant selection processes, and assisted in negotiating their respective agreements. Nova generated cost tracking and progress reports, analyzed change orders, advised on the architect and subcontractors fee agreements, and performed all other tasks we required. To summarize, Nova Partners provided us with excellent strengths and depth in all areas of this assignment.
— Jan H. Kessler, Project Manager, Shaklee Facilities
Contractors: Rudolph and Sletten Construction
Sustainability Status: Equivalent to LEED Silver or Gold
About the Client: Shaklee Corporation is a leading provider of premium quality, natural nutrition and personal care products, environmentally friendly household products, and state-of-the-art air and water treatment systems.
Project Description: The project consisted of 625,000 square feet at full build-out on a 28-acre site. The initial phase included an office building and conference center designed for an environmentally conscious client. The project is located in the Hacienda Business Park in Pleasanton, California.
Special Features and Challenges: Key features of the project included a raised floor plenum for cable management and air supply distribution. Daylighting schemes, indirect lighting, and a flexible conference center were also part of the development plan.
Nova Partners’ Role: Engaged as the development and construction manager by Shaklee for this headquarters relocation project, Nova was responsible for the budget and overall project success.