Former Mission Brewery Being Prepared for Mission Apartments

December 5, 2011

SAN DIEGO, Calif.— Environmental consulting firm, SCS Engineers (SCS), was contracted by AMCAL Mission Funding, LP, to assist with the redevelopment of the former Mission Brewery site into an affordable housing residential complex.

SCS provided environmental consulting and construction services including mass grading and pad certifications. These services also included completing various environmental studies and a Soil Management and Health and Safety Plan.

To prepare the site for vertical development, SCS conducted mass grading as well as soil removal and re-compaction to accommodate foundations and structural slabs.  SCS also oversaw the environmental monitoring of the excavation, supervised the implementation of the community health and safety plan and assisted with soil export.

Mission Apartments aims to provide 85 units of new affordable workforce housing. Apartments will provide numerous benefits to the City of San Diego and achieve multiple objectives, including greatly needed additional affordable housing units, the delivery of quality on-site social services, community investment, redevelopment, and a rare “Smart Growth” opportunity to provide transit-oriented development where workers can take advantage of existing mass transit facilities.

SCS assisted AMCAL enter into the County of San Diego’s Voluntary Assistance Program (VAP).  The VAP provides staff consultation, project oversight, and technical or environmental report evaluation and concurrence on projects in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.

The SCS team for this assignment is led by Daniel E. Johnson, Managing Principal, and Christopher Spengler, Project Manager. Assisting Mr. Spengler is Sean Roy, Project Geologist; Tracy Thompson, Environmental Engineer; and Robert Gutzler, who is providing quality assurance and quality control services.