Over the past 10 years, the John Stewart Company Construction Services Group has completed over 200 alteration and rehabilitation projects, affecting over 100 properties, 4500 residential units, and totaling over $150 million in construction costs. Projects have included alteration to multifamily affordable housing, multifamily market rate housing, condominiums and cooperatives, historic buildings and commercial spaces. Representative projects include the following:

Las Serenas Apartments - Repair and Rehabilitation, San Diego, CA - 2007

The John Stewart Company provided full service architectural services and construction management for the $1.2 million rehabilitation of this 108 unit, 9 building affordable housing complex located adjacent to National City in San Diego, California. The site improvements and landscape alterations combined two adjacent sites into a new facility for Community Housing Works. The work included interior alterations, exterior repairs and site improvements, as well as construction of a new Community Building, and was executed with a combination of multiple contractors and JSCo’s own maintenance rehab forces.

St. John’s Apartments - Site and Building Improvements, Richmond, CA - 2006

St. John’s Apartments is a 158-unit low-income family rental built in 1969 in the 'Iron Triangle’ section of Richmond. The multi-acre garden apartment complex of 32 buildings is underwent a privately financed substantial rehabilitation and property upgrade. The John Stewart Company served as project manager for the refinance, as well as Construction Manager and Architect for the $2.5 million rehabilitation. Improvements include siding and balcony repairs, re-painting, re-roofing, sewer repairs, exterior security lighting, new garbage/recycling pavilions, fencing, site furniture and playgrounds, irrigation and landscape improvements.

Savo Island Cooperative Homes - Repair and Rehabilitation, Berkeley, CA (active)

The John Stewart Company serves as Architect for the $3.5 million repair and rehabilitation of Savo Island Cooperative Homes, a 57 unit affordable cooperative located in Berkeley, California. The scope of work includes complete replacement of the building waterproofing envelope, including windows, siding and roofing, handicap accessibility alteratiions, seismic retrofit, energy upgrades, as well as interior repairs and exterior site repair and improvements. In addition to construction services, JSCo was actively involved in the refinancing of the capital improvements through the a HUD Mark Up to Market Program.

Mercy Housing - California Repair and Capital Improvements, Northern CA (active)

The John Stewart Company serves as Architect and Construction Manager for the repair and capital improvements of multiple projects for Mercy Housing California. The aggregate $4.2 million construction affects 250 units at seven senior housing complexes, located in San Francisco, Fairfax, Daly City, and Red Bluff, CA. As Constructor, JSCo will employ and manage multiple contractors and subcontractors, executing a diverse and comprehensive scope of work including building envelope rehab, site improvements, elevator and fire alarm system replacements, common area improvements, code compliance alterations, and replacement of a broad scope of interior finishes and fixture replacement.

Pineview Apartments - Repair and Rehabilitation, Fallbrook, CA (active)

The multiphased rehabilitation of Pineview Apartments in Fallbrook, CA, a 100 unit affordable housing complex owned by Community Housing Works, was executed by the John Stewart Company Construction Services Group under a full service architectural and construction manangement contract, utilizing multiple contractors and the JSCo maintenance rehab labor force. The scope of work included site and drainage rehab, interior alterations and improvements, and handicap accessibility alterations, as well as creation of a new computer learning center. Funding was provided by a combination of County grants and private financing.

Alabama Manor - Repair & Rehabilitation, San Diego, CA (active)

The John Stewart Company serves as Project Architect for the $800,000 repair and rehabilitation of Alabama Manor, a 57 unit, three story senior’s complex located in San Diego, CA. The work includes handicap accessibility alterations, exterior and interior building and site repairs, window and siding replacement, comprehensive repair and upgrades of the unit interiors, and features an strong commitment to green building systems and products, including green certified carpet and natural linoleum flooring at the unit interiors.

Napa Creek Manor - Repair and Rehabilitation, Napa, CA (active)

The three phased rehabilitation of Napa Creek Manor, an 84 unit, 3-story affordable senior housing complex located on the banks of Napa Creek, was executed by the John Stewart Company Construction Services Group under a full service architectural and construction management contract, utilizing multiple contractors employed and coordinated by the JSCo Construction Services Group. The scope of work, executed through CalHFA, has included structural repair and seismic retrofit, roof replacement, building repair, railing and exterior walkway replacement, window and siding replacement, electrical and HVAC repair and upgrade, interior alterations and improvements, and handicap accessibility alterations.

Rubicon and CHP - Phase 3 Housing Rehabilitation, San Francisco, CA - 2002

The John Stewart Company provided full service construction management for the $2.3 million rehabilitation of 84 units of 2-story attached housing for the formerly homeless on Treasure Island, executed for Rubicon Programs and the Community Housing Partnership. As Constructor, JSCo managed and coordinated the effort of dozens of subcontractors as well as our own maintenance rehabilitation crew. Management included contract compliance coordination with the SF Human Rights Commission and the SF Mayor’s Office of Housing, as well as participation with the local hiring program for the economically disadvantaged in collaboration with the Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative.

Ponderosa Estates - Repair & Rehabilitation, Marin City, CA 2004

As Owner’s Construction Representative, the John Stewart Company coordinated a $4.1 million repair and rehabilitation, featuring complete renovation of the exterior, re-roofing, extensive interior repairs, seismic retrofit of the existing buildings, a comprehensive landscaping and irrigation overhaul, new playground, and a new office and meeting building. As property manager, The John Stewart Company solicited and coordinated the refinancing of this 56 unit low income cooperative in Marin City, California, through the Mark up to Budget program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Treasure Island Residential Rehabilitation, San Francisco, California 2001

The John Stewart Company continues to serve in the multiple roles of Developer, Project Manager, and Architect for this landmark conversion of the former U.S. Navy base at Treasure Island in San Francisco for the Treasure Island Development Authority. Utilizing our own Maintenance Rehabilitation crew for much of the construction, the $9.2 million renovation of 766 housing units for civilian re-use is being executed in concert with a Section 3 hiring program for the economically disadvantaged with the Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative. The project includes close collaboration and coordination with the Mayor’s Office of the City and County of San Francisco, the U.S. Navy, The Department of Toxics and Substance Control, the San Francisco P.U.C., as well and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Presidio of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA 1999

The John Stewart Company served as Project Manager, Architect and Construction Manager for the rehabilitation of the first housing units converted by the Presidio Trust from Army to civilian use the Presidio of San Francisco. The $300,000 renovation, affecting historic housing units as well as non-historic housing units, utilized a combination of general contractors, subcontractors, and the John Stewart Company’s own maintenance and rehab forces, and included interior rehab and repairs and structural retrofit of the exterior entries and stairs.


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