TRUST THE EXPERTS

Forensics, Engineering, Insurance Claims, Moisture Intrusion, Building Restoration, Construction Management, Waterproofing, Expert Representation, and More.

 

OUR

SERVICES

INSURANCE CLAIM
EVALUATIONS  

What caused it? When?

Contributing factors?

BUILDING RESTORATION AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Concrete Repairs, stucco, building envelope, post-tensioning tendons, pool decks, waterproofing, building painting, parking garages, driveways, and more.

CONDOMINIUM / PROPERTY SERVICES  

We lift the heavy weight so that you can focus on your residents.

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, DESIGN, AND REPAIRS  

Structural repairs, renovations, alterations, and additions. Build it with confidence.

LAW OFFICE SUPPORT & EXPERT REPRESENTATION

We perform the required inspections, testing, destructive evaluations, and laboratory analysis to expose the facts, causes of failure, and identify the potential responsible parties. 

 
EXPERTISE
THOROUGHNESS
SOLUTIONS
 
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WHO 

WE ARE

AB Plus Engineering & Restoration is a

multi-discipline engineering consulting firm focused on engineering inspections, consulting, and construction restoration and management.

Our services provide solutions for the engineering needs of insurance carriers, building owners, property managers, developers,

and construction law firms. 


The philosophy of the founders Gustavo A. Alvarez and Pablo J. Borge has always been simple:

bring the expertise to the table, be thorough in the work, communicate, and provide solutions that save time and money. This simple approach is the reason why the majority of our business comes from repeat clients and word of mouth.

AREAS OF

SERVICE

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OUR

FOUNDERS

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GUSTAVO
ALVAREZ, 
MS, PE, CIE
PRINCIPAL ENGINEER

A licensed professional engineer, with over 20 years of combined experience in the fields of structural and forensic engineering. As a structural engineer, Mr. Alvarez has designed, retrofitted, and inspected numerous residential, commercial, and industrial facilities, prepared construction documents, and provided construction administration and special inspections for high rise restoration projects. As a Forensic Engineer, he has been retained as the lead testifying expert for multi-million construction defect claims for high-rise condominium towers, multi-story parking garages, and other structures involving structural failure, post-tensioning, building envelope, and failure of other building components. He has performed hundreds of cause and origin evaluations related to property insurance claims associated to catastrophic events (wind, flood), moisture intrusion, plumbing failure, and vibration, between others, and has participated in multiple premise liability and code compliance investigations.

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PABLO
BORGE, PE
ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

A licensed professional engineer with combined experience in the fields of civil and forensic engineering, providing consulting services primarily to building owners, property management companies, developers, law firms, and insurance carriers. As a civil engineer, Mr. Borge has performed pavement and stormwater infrastructure assessments, inspected numerous residential and commercial facilities, prepared construction documents and provided construction administration and special inspections for high-rise building restorations. His forensic engineering practice has been focused on the insurance industry, performing cause and origin evaluations for residential and commercial claims involving wind, flood, hail, design errors and omissions, construction defect, and premises liability. Mr. Borge constantly works with attorneys, providing engineering support for litigation cases in representation of building owners, condominium associations, and developers, in construction defect related claims and property condition assessments.