After serving the United States Navy for nearly sixty years, the old Industrial Fleet and Supply building was slated for demolition. Situated on San Diego Harbor’s beautiful waterfront, the 100,000 square foot building was a challenging project that involved major hazardous materials remediation and heavy demolition directly over the water. Because the pier proved to be unstable, prohibiting the use of certain heavy equipment, our team faced a difficult assignment that was magnified by environmental concerns of keeping debris from falling into the water, and this project was completed with flawless precision.
What Clients Say
Did an outstanding job
“I would like to commend you and your team on your professional performance during our recent asbestos abatement situation in our archaeological dig area. The asbestos crew was punctual, courteous and professional throughout the job, and did an outstanding job working around the sensitive areas.”
Park Maintenance Supervisor, San Diego Old Town State Historic Park
Large number of satisfied repeat customers
“You are consummate professionals and your entire organization is administered in the same fashion, as reflected by the large number of satisfied repeat customers, including the City of La Mesa.”
Mayor of the City of La Mesa
Executed the project with a high degree of expertise, ingenuity and professionalism
“Your management team executed the project with a high degree of expertise, ingenuity and professionalism in the remediation and deconstruction of buildings at the former Naval Training Center in San Diego. Through your own initiatives, you maintained a clean work-site; minimized traffic, noise, and dust; and kept the community well informed of the progress of the contract.”
Captain, CEC, Department of the Navy, Southwest Division
I want to extend my personal gratitude...
"I want to extend my personal gratitude to you for the efforts extended by your company and field crews in completing the Adams Elementary School Annex on schedule."
CEO of Douglas E Barnhart, Inc.
Professional conduct and extreme honesty
"I wanted to take time out of my day to write to you regarding the professional conduct and extreme honesty of your crew headed by Josh that did the asbestos remediation on our property.
In addition to doing a good job, your crew found and returned over $4,000 in cash found in the offices that were being remediated. We are grateful for their honesty and commend you for the caliber of your employees."
Father Devdas Masillamony
Santa Sophia Church
Watkins is a strong organization
"Watkins is a strong organization from high-level management to administration to field personnel/supervision."
Demonstrated an excellent "Team Work" attitude.
"The repurposing of this iconic properly was significant, requiring multiple trades on site at any given time. The Watkins Team was cooperative and demonstrated an excellent 'Team Work' attitude."
Casey Brown Company
Proven experience and high level of caring employees
"Watkins is a strong trade partner with proven experience and high level of caring employees that help maintain a standard of excellence we expect for all our projects."
Turner Construction Company