Completed in 2017, the 106-room, tourist-oriented Hyatt Place hotel in Santa Cruz provides its guests with luxurious amenities and is located within walking distance of the famous Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Site Square Footage: 40,510 sq. ft.
Date Completed: 2017
Construction Cost: $25.4 million
Client: California Coastal Resorts
Architect: William Bagnall Architects
Structural Engineer: Hoogerwerf Engineering Group, Inc. and Donald C. Ufer & Associates
Civil Engineer: Bowman & Williams Consulting Civil Engineers
General Contractor: Hogan and Pinckney Construction, Inc.
Rockridge Geotechnical, Inc. (RG) provided geotechnical engineering services during design and construction of the Hyatt Place in Santa Cruz. The hotel occupies most of the site and consists of four stories of wood framing above one level of below-grade parking.
Using subsurface information collected by others, RG performed engineering analyses and provided the design team with recommendations for the project, including foundation design, excavation and shoring, and basement wall design. RG also provided consultation to the project team during design and reviewed the geotechnical aspects of the civil, structural, and shoring drawings. Moreover, RG observed and tested the geotechnical aspects of construction.