On April 21, 2018, the mat slab was poured at the Perla on Broadway project. The Swinerton team has successfully fought through extremely heavy rains this year, all while maintaining the seven-day concrete cycle of one floor each week through the main tower. When faced with rain in the forecast this May, the team temporarily roofed an upper floor and protected the vertical surfaces to successfully prevent rain from entering the building.
Located in Downtown L.A.’s historic Broadway corridor, there are many challenges around the site, but the team continues to work through issues and find smart, creative solutions to be provide safe, secure working conditions, and remain on schedule.
The team is scheduled to deliver the project within the contract completion date of July 5, 2020 and within the GMP budget by working closely with the window wall subcontractor and revaluating the project schedule. Constant communication and persistence from Project Engineer to Project Executive has been instrumental in managing the tough window wall scope.
Swinerton’s drywall team has been working aggressively to start a floor each week. Swinerton self-performed multiple scopes, including composite clean-up, demolition, bath accessories, fire extinguishers, mailboxes, bike racks, and signage. With all this self-perform work, everyone on site is are constantly thinking of how to benefit from the One-Team approach.
The Perla team is looking forward to our topping out celebration in July, competition of the in-place mock-up units, and fine tuning the production sequence through the tower.