Cary & Associates Builders, Inc.
112 Pine Breeze Lane, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Location: Sebastopol, California
Date Bid: Design/Build Negotiated 2007
Construction Period: Oct 2008 to June 2009
Total Square Feet: 41,395 Site: 5 acres.
Number of Buildings: One. Building Size: First floor,
39,975; loading dock, 1,420; total, 41,395 square feet.
Building Height: First floor, 25’; loading dock, 17’; total, 25’.
Basic Construction Type: New/Pre-Engineered Building.
Foundation: Slab-on-grade. Exterior Walls: Metal. Roof:
Metal. Floors: Concrete. Interior Walls: Metal.
Architect: Marc Matulich - 62 Brookwood Avenue, #B, Santa Rosa,
Structural Engineer: Ty Fiscus - P.O. Box 393, Graton, CA 95444
Civil Engineer: Bartholow Engineering - 2450 Summit Drive, Santa
Rosa, CA 95404
Electrical Engineer: Knights' Electric - 11410 Old Redwood
Highway, Windsor, CA 95492
Manzana Products Co., Inc. is a historic local company that has been in
Sebastopol over 80 years. Their company produces products from apple
juice, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar and other specialty products for
private label or store brands except for the North Coast product line
that was started by the family in 1922.
When Manzana first approached Cary & Associates, they were in need of a
new warehouse to store additional products. Due to a flood plane issue,
there were several obstacles to overcome that would limit the size and
height of the building. Cary & Associates began to research the area for
the project and assemble a team to begin the Design/Build method.
Utilizing a Design/Build approach allowed Cary to value engineer the
building to save the owner money. The project was designed, engineered
and completed as planned.
Cary & Associates believes that the Design/Build approach is the best
avenue for both client and contractor. It allows all planning,
specifying, designing, estimating and construction to be combined under
a single source of responsibility to provide improved handling of
solutions with significantly better value than other construction
Pairing specific design professionals with each client provides a more
stable platform and assures a successful outcome per Cary & Associates.
With Manzana Products, this meant a well-designed warehouse with loading
With 27 years in the industry, Bob Cary has used the Design/Build option
combined with the strength of steel buildings to produce some beautiful
Pre-Engineered Building: Metallic Building Company