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April 2018: Villas of Fashion Island Apartment Project NOW LEASING! NMG was involved during design and construction of Villas of Fashion Island Apartment Project in Newport Beach, California. The luxury apartment project consists of 7 wood framed, 4-story residential structures constructed over three concrete parking structures, each with 2 levels of parking. The 524 unit guarded gate luxury apartment project was completed in late 2017 and consists of 5 swimming pools, a large fitness center, meeting rooms, and many other amenities. NMG began providing services on this project in 2012

July 2017: Baker Ranch Development Shea Homes and Toll Brothers continue building residential units in the last phase of the Baker Ranch Community in Lake Forest. Baker Ranch is well known for its resort style atmosphere which includes a central linear park, a community park, tennis club, swim club, several neighborhood parks and a mile long park along Borrego Wash. A large pedestrian bridge across Alton Parkway connects the two major parts of the community. The development includes a private school, small retail center, apartment homes, affordable housing and a variety of single family residential products. When completed, Baker Ranch will have over 2,000 residential units. NMG has provided services on this project since its inception in 2010.

February 2017: ASCE OC 2017 Project of the Year Awards Three NMG involved projects were awarded for their merits by the Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers: these projects included the Environmental Engineering Project - Peters Canyon (Wash) Channel Water Capture and Reuse Pipeline owned by the Irvine Ranch Water District; the Sustainable Engineering Project - Glassell Yard Campus Stormwater Low-Impact Development Retrofit - OC Public Works; and for the Urban or Land Development Project - Esencia - Rancho Mission Viejo. (At Esencia, NMG is providing services for nearly a dozen tracts by three home builders and for a new school to being constructed by the Capistrano Unified School District.)

November 2016: Illumination Foundation/Home Aid Orange County The "Oak Street House," constructed in the Benedict Tract neighborhood of Stanton, consists of a nine-bedroom home, including manager's unit, on a 7,000-square-foot property. The home can comfortably accommodate eight families. The purpose of this house is to provide a safe place for families with children to have emergency shelter and access to a nearby multi-service center while in transition to a more permanent home.

August 2016: IRWD Biosolids Energy Recycling Project Construction progresses at the Irvine Ranch Water District’s Michelson Water Recycling Plant with the erection of the three 90-foot tall (a third below ground) “egg-shaped” digester tanks. When completed, the $180 million project will convert waste sludge into dry pellets that can be used as fertilizer or even burned as fuel (half the BTU’s of coal). The process will also generate onsite electricity using the methane by-product gas to power a bank of micro-turbines. Because of the former marshland location, the digesters and other major structures required NMG to design pile foundations, over 3,000 of which were installed at the start of the project.

February 2015: ASCE OC Annual Project Awards Two projects for which NMG was the geotechnical consultant of record won annual awards given by the Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers: Park Place (Land Development Project of the Year) and Tustin Ranch Road Extension (Roadway and Highway Project of the Year). Park Place is a 105-acre mixed use development adjacent I-405 and Jamboree Road which includes residential and hotel elements. NMG was retained for the design construction of the Park Place Apartment community within the development designed and constructed by the Irvine Company. (See article below regarding Tustin Ranch Road.)

May 2014: 20 year Anniversary! NMG Geotechnical celebrated the completion of its second decade in business with its 20th anniversary. NMG remains a leader in geotechnical consulting across a wide range of project types in southern California, with one of the largest and most experience geotechnical engineering and engineering geology staff in the region.

November 2013: Tustin Ranch Road Bridge Opening After 40 years of planning, the City of Tustin opened the extension of Tustin Ranch Road with the completion of the bridge over Edinger Avenue and the Metrolink railway. In the works since 1970, the project moved ahead with the Marine base closing in 1999 with construction starting in 2011. This street paralleling Redhill Avenue is expected to significantly relieve the traffic volume on Redhill and provide a significant community connection to Irvine and the ongoing development associated with the City’s Legacy project. NMG provided design, grading and construction services for the new bridge and the road extension as part of NMG’s services as the City’s geotechnical consultant for the Tustin Legacy. An OC Register article provides more insight into the opening’s significance: