Sola Bezares
Sola Bezares
Sports Facilities

Héctor Solá Bezares Coliseum

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Location: Caguas, PR

Client: Municipality of Caguas

Services Provided: Design

Project Description: The Héctor Solá Bezares Coliseum is a landmark in the municipality of Caguas, PR. The remodeling of the Coliseum includes expansion of seats and support areas as well as infrastructure improvements to comply with current codes. These changes will provide the municipality with more space for international sporting events.

Duration of Project: 2010-2011

Project Budget: $12.7M
Bridge to Vieques
Bridge to Vieques
Transportation

Bridge to Vieques

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Location: Naval Base Roosevelt Roads (Ceiba, PR) to Punto Mosquito (Vieques, PR)

Client: PR Highway and Transportation Authority (PRHTA)

Services Provided: Technical and Feasibility Studies

Project Description: In conjunction with CSA Group, Inc., FEF Group evaluated the viability of a 7.4 mile bridge connecting the "Isla Grande" of Puerto Rico with the "Isla Nena." This bridge would be the longest in the Caribbean and would connect from the Naval Base in Roosevelt Roads (Ceiba, PR) to the "pedraplen" Punto Mosquito in Vieques, PR. The bridge would provide not only an answer to reoccuring maritime transportation problems, but would also improve the cost of living and access of Vieques' residents to needed resources on the mainland. In addition, it would expand tourism in Vieques.

Duration of Project: 2008

Project Budget: $600M+
PR Public Schools
PR Public Schools
Education

PR Public Schools

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Location: 76 Municipalities of Puerto Rico

Client: PR Infrastructure Financing Authority (PRIFA)

Services Provided: Program Management, Design, Permitting, Procurement, Construction Mgt & Inspection

Project Description: Rehabilitation of Puerto Rico Public Schools consisted of the remodeling and new construction of classrooms, offices, recreational areas, bathrooms and warehouses, as well as general infrastructure improvements in over 450 schools. It was one of the largest investments in the school system in its history and one of the most logistically complex. Over 60 contractors worked in 76 municipalities on the island.

Duration of Project: 2007-2009

Project Budget: $43M
Hogar Seguro
Hogar Seguro
Housing

Hogar Seguro

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Location: Various Municipalities of Puerto Rico

Client: PR Housing Finance Authority (PRHFA)

Services Provided: Program Management, Evaluation, Surveying, Procurement, Inspection, Title Verification, Land Registration

Project Description: Hogar Seguro is an interagency effort to reallocate families whose residences are located in flood zones and/or zones prone to natural disasters. In conjuntion with the PR Housing Finance Authority and FEMA, FEF facilitated the compliance of 1200+ cases in the program. Work included title verification, land surveying, lead/asbestos mitigation, demolition and registration of open space, as well as the coordination of the transition of the residents to safe new housing.

Duration of Project: 2007-2009

Project Budget: $165M (entire program)
Bridges San Juan
Bridges San Juan
Bridge Design

Bridges San Juan

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Location: San Juan, PR

Client: PR Highway and Transportation Authority (PRHTA)

Services Provided: Design

Project Description: As part of a team with CMA Architects & Engineers, FEF headed the structural design for the San Antonio y Guillermo Esteves Bridges that connect the isleta of Old San Juan with the main island.

Duration of Project: before 2005

Project Budget: $28M

Trauma Center
Trauma Center
Healthcare

Mayagüez Trauma Center

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Location: Mayagüez, PR

Client: PR Infrastructure Financing Authority (PRIFA)

Services Provided: Inspection

Project Description: As part of its contribution related to the Central American and Caribbean Games (Mayagüez 2010), the PR Government invested in the addition of an Emergency Room/Trauma Center at Centro Medico (hospital) in Mayagüez. The project also included improvements/remodeling of Urology, Radiology, and Gastroenterology, as well as the addition of a new Heliport.

Duration of Project: 2007-2009

Project Budget: $10M
Nuevo Milenio
Nuevo Milenio
Elderly Care

Ciudad del Nuevo Milenio

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Location: Mayagüez, PR

Services Provided: Viability Study & Design

Project Description: Ciudad del Nuevo Milenio is a novel concept focused on the elderly, consisting of a nursing home, assisted living and independent living facilities. In addition, the complex incorporates green space for recreational use, a comercial building that houses specialists and services that provide support to the complex.

Duration of Project: TBD

Project Budget: $45M
Wind Farm Puerto Rico
Wind Farm Puerto Rico
Renewable Energy

Wind Farm Puerto Rico

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Location: Puerto Rico

Services Provided: Due Diligence, Viability Studies, Planning, Structural Consultation

Project Description: FEF Group, in conjunction with CSA Group, was contracted to provide due diligence services as the client began to explore the viability of wind farms in Puerto Rico. After numerous studies (including wind, transportation and environmental, among others), the location of Santa Isabel, PR was selected to develop a wind farm of up to 95MW. The project is the first commercial-scale wind power project in Puerto Rico, and the largest in the Caribbean.

Duration of Project: Completed 2012

Project Budget: $250M