San Diego, CA

Gensler

Completed

Square
Footage
21,616
Project
Industry
Office
Scope Renovation/ Reposition

Complete reposition of the former NBC Broadcasting Studios into the San Diego Corporate Headquarters for Gensler. Scope delivered:

  • Heavy demolition and infrastructure upgrades were required open up a hole in the second floor to internally connect the 2 levels.
  • New improvements include ground floor storefront glazing system, custom exposed floating steel and concrete staircase to 2nd level, 2nd level roof-top deck.
  • La Cantina and Visions Systems folding doors throughout.
  • Class A office improvements including private offices, conference rooms, open work space, break lounge, kitchen, and collaborative work areas.
  • Construction took place while the 22-story tower remained fully operational.

“The Annex space at 225 Broadway was an NBC Broadcast Studio that we aspired to transform into creative office for the worlds largest architectural firm and be a statement project. During the interview attended by Irvine Company and Gensler, Team Dempsey lit up the room with enthusiasm and an energy that we knew was necessary to tackle this very complex project which included providing a new fa├žade enclosing the entire ground floor space, providing all new structural infrastructure to support a feature stair including support in the existing underground parking structure, an outdoor feature patio, filtration and internal fan systems along with achieving San Diego Green Council Yearly Well Award in recognition of sustainable design.” – Albert DeBerardinis, Senior Director, Irvine Company Office Properties