POPULAR MARINA DEL REY MARINA COMPLETES FIRST PHASE OF OVERHAUL
September 24, 2014
The Marina at the Marina City Club is in the process of a multi-million dollar renovation that includes the reconstruction of the marina’s dock system and upland promenade.
Marina del Rey, California – September 25, 2014 – Fronting the Ritz Carlton and Marina del Rey’s prestigious Marina City Club, The Marina at the Marina City Club is nestled among some of the area’s most esteemed properties. In 2013, the marina started the process of renovating its facility. The first phase of the renovation included the complete reconstruction of the marina’s dock system, shoreside railings, gates and gangways.
Bellingham Marine, world renowned marina builder, was hired as the design-build, general contractor to oversee the renovation. The company’s scope of work included permitting support; dock system design, manufacture and installation including new concrete piling, design and installation of the utility and fire system; and installation of railings, gates and gangways.
“Bellingham Marine was an invaluable member of the team,” said Alicia Kunz, Marina Manager. “Having built a number of projects in the area, Bellingham Marine was confident in navigating the permitting process and was able to provide us with the best possible value for our dock system.”
“We took a streamlined, phased approach to the reconstruction of the marina’s docks. This approach allowed boaters to remain in the marina throughout the reconstruction process and helped our crews move quickly through the rebuild,” said Mark Secrest, Project Manager for Bellingham Marine.
The existing docks were removed one row at a time and Unifloat, concrete floating docks were installed in their place. The new docks include upgraded utilities and amenities. A new public pump out was installed at the end of E-2800 dock.
“Working in a high-profile, urban area with limited staging areas and in close proximity to other businesses is something our team is very skilled at,” remarked Secrest. “A skilled construction team and extraordinary marina staff all helped to ensure the project went smoothly. It’s been an exciting project to be a part of.”
The last phase of work, which will complete the transformation of The Marina at the Marina City Club, includes the reconstruction of the promenade. Reconstruction of the promenade was started in September and is expected to be completed by March 2015.
As the world’s leading marina design-build construction company, Bellingham Marine specializes in floating dock, floating platform and floating wave attenuation systems for marinas worldwide. The company also produces dry storage systems for the upland storage of boats.