Buildings / Structural Renovations

Buildings / Structural Renovations

Municipal Buildings:

Re-roofing, design of new buildings, additions, renovations and restorations. Building types have included City Halls, courthouses, libraries, jails, garages, police stations, and fire stations. Extensive renovation and restoration work including Boston City Hall, Danvers Town Hall, and historic Peabody City Hall.

Modernization Improvements:

Bayside has a wide range of experience with modernization improvements, which include ADA compliance upgrades and handicap access. Designs include bathroom renovations, barrier free units, entrances, ramps, lifts, elevators, restrooms and interior alternations. Major clients include the City of Boston, the U.S. Postal Service, Massachusetts Army National Guard, U.S. Navy at Portsmouth, NH and Newport, RI, Massachusetts DCPO and several VA Hospitals.

Building Repairs, Interior Renovations and Remodeling:

Design of building additions, masonry and concrete waterproofing and repair, window replacements, remodeling of interior spaces, exterior restorations, interior and exterior modernization. We have provided extensive services for the City of Boston, many other Cities and Towns and private clients such as Midas, TJ Maxx, Mobil, Getty, and Shell Oil.

Historic Restoration:

Complete rehabilitation capabilities including waterproofing and masonry repairs, window replacements, roof and facade repair and replacement, stone and concrete repairs, maintenance of period styles, fire and safety code upgrades, and comprehensive interior renovation. Peabody City Hall, the James Michael Curley Mansion and the Muster House at the Charlestown Navy Yard are our most noted recent examples of historic restoration projects.

Buildings / Structural RenovationsHousing Developments:

Bayside has been responsible for a wide variety of renovation projects for several Housing Authorities of which a majority of the work included the replacement of windows, roofs and ADA compliance upgrades. Many of the projects involved more than one building which needed to be renovated.

Handicap Access:

Designs for new parking spaces, entrances, ramps, lifts elevators, restrooms and interior alternations. Work has included numerous studies and actual designs. Major handicap renovation clients include U.S. Postal Service, VA Hospitals and the City of Boston and many other municipalities.

Roofing Repairs and Replacements:

Complete design capabilities for roofing systems such as built up roofs; elastomeric membrane roofs; steel standing seam roofs; slate, and asphalt shingles.

Elevator Repairs and Replacement:

Complete design capabilities for all types of elevator systems, control system upgrades, hoisting machines, waterproof elevator pits, door assemblies, door sensors and two-way emergency communication and car top stations. Major elevator clients include U.S. Postal Services, DCPO, Housing Authorities and Municipal Buildings, MWRA and the City of Boston.

Investigative Services:

Our engineers maintain a high level of experience in building structures. Our experience encompasses concrete, masonry, steel and wood structures. Our structural engineering services include determination of the structural adequacy of the buildings, evaluation of their failures as indicated by excessive deflections, cracking and settling. Our architectural investigations included the causes of moisture penetration and other weather proofing failures of exterior components.

Field Inspection:

Field inspection and construction supervision, data collection and as-built drawings. These services can either be full time or part-time depending upon the client needs.

Consultant Support:

Bayside has in-house architectural, structural, civil and environmental engineers capable of performing all required analysis and design. Mechanical, electrical, and asbestos removal services are available from experienced consultants with which Bayside has associated.