Gateway at Milbrae Station — Milbrae, CA

Gateway at  Millbrae Station is a 17-acre urban mixed-use development that is located immediately east of the Millbrae Intermodal Terminal crossing of the BART and Caltrain Station.  The Millbrae Station is one of the largest intermodal terminals in the western United States.  The development plan includes over 400 residential units of affordable and market-rate apartments, more than 150,000 square feet of office and 40,000 square feet of retail and restaurants, and over 160 hotel rooms, all connected by an open space system of pedestrian links and multi-use plazas.

Republic Family of Companies retained Cornerstone Earth Group, Inc. to provide environmental and geotechnical engineering services.  Republic Family of Companies is a privately-owned, full service real estate investment, management and development enterprise.  For more than 40 years, Republic has developed award-winning real estate projects ranging from land development, multi-family, office, hotel, motel, and industrial to historic adaptive reuse to shopping malls.  They have developed and invested in real property transactions totaling over 25 million square feet with a value in excess of $5 billion.

Cornerstone’s Value-Added Benefits:

  • Assisted Republic Family of Companies in satisfying certain requirements of the certified Environmental Impact Report prepared for the project, including regulatory approval from the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) for the planned development.
  • Coordinated with Republic Family of Companies’ builder and construction manager, Blach Construction, in preparing a practical construction management document for the development that was subsequently approved by DTSC.
  • Provided specific foundation solutions for each of the structures based  on their individual design requirements and highly variable subsurface conditions.