520 South El Camino Real

San Mateo, CA


Seismic upgrade to this 1960s building using Buckling Resistant Brace Frames (BRB). Concurrent with the seismic upgrade Pankow installed a new electrical service and distribution, new VRF HVAC system, new restroom cores on all floors, new exit stair, new fire sprinkler system, new Fire Alarm/Life Safety System, elevator modernization, new smoke control system, a new glass curtain wall skin, and a new integrated ground floor lobby and opening to the basement which has a public community area, showers and bike parking. There is a new rooftop amenity deck on the 2nd floor and work was done while 24 Hour Fitness occupied the basement level and the adjacent building.