General Contractors Magazine
With over two decades of construction experience, Cody|Brock Commercial Builders has become one of Santa Clara county’s leading builders. Since starting the company in 1994, Principal Rich Cody, joined by a skilled team of leaders and builders, has built a remarkable process of creating cost-efficient and high-caliber projects. One of Cody|Brock’s high-profile projects is the Toyota Research Institute in Los Altos. The 90,000 square-foot office space features private offices, conference rooms, training rooms, a machine shop, a robotics lab, and simulator rooms. Among its noteworthy features are break rooms, an atrium lobby with coffee bar, and private meeting spaces with Japanese-inspired partitions and furniture. View the original article here.
In January, Cody|Brock completed the 3,900 square-foot renovations of Menlo Park’s most popular community hub, Coffeebar, working closely with Walker|Warner Architects and interior design firm Nicolehollis to create the one-of-a-kind look and atmosphere. Since then residents from up and down the peninsula have been lining up to admire the unique craftsmanship and design, both of the building and of the menu. Even the press has taken notice with the most recent article listing Coffeebar among the world’s best coffee shops for design lovers.
Historic Rehabilitation Award
The historic rehabilitation of this Birge Clark reinforced concrete building improved seismic safety, restored ground-floor storefronts, steel windows and terracotta roof tile, and uncovered tiles that marked the entrance of an early Palo Alto Post Office. Compatible hand-painted tile, light fixtures, and stucco restoration have brought new life to this important landmark.
Preservation Design Award
The California Preservation Foundation recognized Cody|Brock with a 2015 Preservation Design Award for its historic renovation of The Sea Scout Building in Palo Alto. This award is a statewide hallmark, showcasing preservation design excellence and recognizing exemplary work in historic preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, sustainability, studies, reports, and other significant categories in the preservation field.
AIA Honor Award
In conjunction with FGY Architects, Cody|Brock’s renovation of mSpot’s Palo Alto headquarters received the AIA Honor Award.
AIA Merit Award
In conjunction with FGY Architects, Cody|Brock’s renovation of Equinox in Palo Alto received the AIA Merit Award.
LEED Gold Certification
Cody|Brock’s renovation the Palo Alto Weekly's 10,000-square-foot headquarters building was awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The project achieved the Gold-level certification due to green design and construction features that substantially reduced energy and water use, utilized local and sustainable building materials, and provided amenities for employees that make for a healthier and more comfortable work environment.