Going Beyond the Facade
In a complex built environment, our approach is simple.
Investigate. Understand. Solve.
Ascent has completed over 450 ordinance inspections and will guide our clients through the compliance process. Our in-house rope access team will efficiently access places others cannot, allowing us to provide in-depth, meaningful information. Our team travels well, and our regional offices are strategically located to serve our national clients' assets from coast to coast.
- City Ordinance Compliance (PDF)
- Leak Investigation
- Capital Planning
- Phased Repair Program
- Due Diligence
- FAA Certified UAS (Drone) Operators
Our design experience ranges from historic masonry and grade-level plazas to the curtain wall systems and roof gardens of modern high rises. At Ascent we take a functional approach designed to correct known deficiencies, restore historic character, and extend the service life of the structure.
- Facade Repair Design
- Facade Replacement
- Plaza Renovation
- Window Replacement Design
- Design/Build Facade Repairs
- Roof Replacement Design
- Leak Mitigation Design
There’s nothing more important than our client’s goals. We understand each project requires a unique approach based on location, program, financing and investment plan; and we can help you build the perfect team from our vast network of like-minded professionals and contractors. Ascent-developed teams have successfully completed restoration projects with construction budgets ranging from $25,000 to $62 million. So, regardless of project size or complexity, contact us to see how we can help.
- Professional Consulting and Representation
- Feasability and Approvals
- Construction Phase Administration
Historic buildings are intricate relics of the past with equally intricate guidelines for preservation. We’re committed to preserving historic buildings while maintaining the architectural integrity and meeting the requirements of local historic agencies and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.
- Historic Approvals
- Committee Meetings
The growth of ride sharing, increasing construction costs, and the decrease of parking as a programmed component of new development have emphasized the importance of maintaining existing structures. Ascent professionals work closely with the owners of these structures to develop each unique project budget, schedule, goal, and maintenance plan. We understand the importance of maintaining an active facility, and repairs can be phased to minimize disruption and downtime while maximizing contractor production rates. Our scope of professional services offered consists of:
- Investigation and reporting
- Concrete repair & restoration design
- Waterproofing & traffic bearing membranes
- Sealant & expansion joint replacement
- Phased maintenance plan