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Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. Provides Construction Testing for the Irvine Company

May 25, 2011 – Santa Ana, CA – Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc., a leading engineering, testing and inspection services company serving real estate developers, building owners and general contractors in the Southern California area, contracted with the Irvine Company to perform construction quality control throughout the upscale Fashion Island Mall in Newport Beach, CA.

Reliant Testing Engineers performed all structural materials engineering, deputy inspection and related testing for Fashion Island’s Luxury and Seismic upgrades. In addition to quality control, Reliant provided on-going Ground Penetrating Radar services for over 3,000 penetrations into the post-tensioned slabs and waffle decks in the Fashion Island Mall and the Island Hotel.

The Reliant testing services project included a 600,000 square foot, five level parking structure adjacent to Neiman Marcus, a 400,000 square foot addition and upgrades to the existing parking structure near Nordstrom’s, the new Nordstrom’s store, the 90,000 square foot expansion of the Atrium Court, the Island Hotel Remodel and seismic upgrades throughout Fashion Island.

Larry Harden, Vice President of Retail Development at the Irvine Company states, “Reliant’s quality of work is excellent, and their team’s coordination with our on-site staff enabled us to meet stringent time constraints. Reliant’s principals were readily available and proactive. They provided technical expertise with excellent communication and customer service.”

Denise DeGroff, CEO/President of Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. states, “Fashion Island is the heartbeat of South Orange County. The upgrades to the Center have created both a beautiful and relaxing setting, and a safe one, as well. Reliant is proud to be a part of the Irvine Company team on these projects.”

About Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc.

Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc., located in Santa Ana, CA, provides engineering, testing and inspection services, as well as, professional laboratory and project management services to real estate developers, building owners, general contractors, government, municipalities and school districts. Since 2004, Reliant Testing has been a leader in cost-effective testing and inspection services to the construction industry throughout Southern California. Contact Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. at (714) 556-5867, or by email at info@relianttesting.com.

About the Irvine Company

The Irvine Company is one of America’s most respected and diversified private real estate companies. It owns and manages a high-quality investment portfolio of nearly 95 million square feet that includes 116 apartment communities, 484 office buildings, 41 retail centers, and five yacht marinas. The portfolio also contains world-class resort properties including Pelican Hill®, which features 204 rooms and suites, 128 villas and two 18-hole championship golf courses overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Contact the Irvine Company at (949) 720-2000, or email Mary Lynne Hummes at Mhummes@irvinecompany.com for more information.



Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. Provides Construction Testing for Rancho District

April 5, 2011 – Santa Ana, CA – Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc., a leading engineering, testing and inspection services company serving real estate developers, building owners and general contractors in the Southern California area, has contracted with the Rancho Santiago Community College District to provide a full range of engineering testing.

The Santiago Canyon Campus of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is constructing a $30 million, 97,521 square foot Humanities building with a 324-seat auditorium and faculty office. The Athletics and Aquatic Complex is a $20 million, 72,090 square foot gymnasium, fitness center, training and rehabilitation center and swimming complex. The project is slated to be completed in early 2012.

Reliant Testing has been awarded the contract by the RSCCD for the Humanities Building, Athletic Facilities and Aquatic Complex to provide the DSA Deputy Inspection and Materials testing. The testing performed by Reliant Testing includes reinforcing steel, concrete, masonry, structural steel fabrication and erection, high strength bolting, fireproofing, shotcrete, proof load testing and all related laboratory testing.

Alex Ovieda, Construction Supervisor, District Construction and Support Services for the Rancho Santiago Community College District states, “Reliant Testing Engineers is very responsive enabling us to keep on schedule. Their expertise has enabled us to save both time and money throughout the construction phase of this large, complex project.”

Denise DeGroff, CEO/President of Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. states, “This is our second project for the RSCCD. The Santiago Campus is a showcase for community colleges in So. California. Reliant Testing is excited to provide our expertise for the testing and laboratory work on this large construction project for the Rancho Santiago Community College District.”

About Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc.

Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc., located in Santa Ana, CA, provides engineering, testing and inspection services, as well as, professional laboratory and project management services to real estate developers, building owners, general contractors, government, municipalities and school districts. Since 2004, Reliant Testing has been a leader in cost-effective testing and inspection services to the construction industry throughout Southern California. Contact Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc. at (714) 556-5867, or by email at info@relianttesting.com.

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