ABOUT AVELAR

AVELAR is a Northern California based firm, providing comprehensive forensic architectural, construction and reconstruction management and litigation support services on a variety of residential, commercial and industrial projects throughout California, Nevada, Hawaii and Arizona since 1976.

The firm’s principal architects, engineers and contractors have combined experience in architectural and building services, including new construction, renovation, construction defect analysis, reconstruction, construction management and litigation support services.

FORENSIC & LITIGATION SUPPORT

AVELAR has developed an expertise in building correction as related to construction defects, water intrusion and non-code compliant construction. Due to the magnitude of these defects and complexity of issues, particularly within organized…

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DESIGN & RECONSTRUCTION

Specializing in reconstruction design work, AVELAR has the architectural expertise and field experience to ensure both cost-effective and time-proven repairs to defective building assemblies. The firm has in-depth experience in budgeting…

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CONSULTING

AVELAR offers a variety of in-house Architectural & Structural Engineering consulting services including peer review, review of existing structures for code compliance and building conditions assessments…

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ARCHITECTURAL

AVELAR offers a variety of in-house architectural design services including reviewing, administering and…

TESTING

AVELAR has the in-house staff and other resources to provide building performance testing services to support building…

INVESTIGATION & TESTING

The AVELAR team has the comprehensive background, training and experience required to effectively investigate building…

STRUCTURAL

AVELAR provides stand-alone structural engineering services as well as integrated support of broad project teams.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

AVELAR has expertise in managing and expediting reconstruction projects by providing a full range of services tailored to meet…

CONSTRUCTION COST ANALYSIS

Evaluating appropriate construction costs for all types of buildings is a critical component of forensic investigations…

CODE COMPLIANCE

It is vital to consult with building code experts who understand the complicated process of determining the codes that were in…

LITIGATION SUPPORT SERVICES

With backgrounds as architects, general contractors, cost estimators and code specialists — combined with extensive…

RESERVE STUDIES

Common-area components such as roofs, roadways and siding can become serious financial liabilities for a Community…

TEAM

Richard M. Avelar A.I.A.

Senior Architect, Founder

Eren Loza

Administrative Assistant, Homeowners Representative

Antony S. Mills

Construction Consultant

LATEST ARTICLES

Meagan Svendsen Announcement

Mar 14, 2022

We are excited to announce that our director Meagan Svendsen has been elected as President of Westcon Construction Consultants Board of Directors. This is a proud moment for us and Meagan. The Westcon organization is a non-profit association of expert construction consultants with diverse backgrounds promoting

Bill Weber Announcement

Mar 14, 2022

With 46 years in business, AVELAR heavily invests in continuing education for our team to analyze and study the continued changes in this evolving field. We are so proud of Bill Weber, GC,CR,CIEC,CMRS, Principal & Senior Consultant, for recently earning his Indoor Environmental Consultant certification. (CIEC)

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