Laguna Commons

Fremont, California
Owner: MidPen Housing

Laguna Commons is a 65,153 SQ, 4-story, Type V-A, wood framed slab on grade property. The complex consists of 64 affordable family housing apartment units with community and service facilities at the ground floor. During the design phase it was apparent we were going to have issues finding space for a two hour rated equipment room. Our team was able to get the AHJ to approve the use of space underneath stairs, which is not always approved in other jurisdictions. The developer was happier than our technicians’ backs with this solution. We continue to maintain this property and perform the Fire Code required annual testing and recertification.