Last month, a job creation and ocean sustainability initiative, AltaSea, celebrated the groundbreaking of their new “La Kretz Blue Incubator” (a key component to their ocean innovation mission) on their 35-acre campus at the Port of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Joe Buscaino, Port of L.A. executives and other community leaders and supporters participated in the event.
With the help of many, including scientists, architects, and the construction crew of Giroux Glass, Inc., led by PCL Construction Services, Inc., the campus was prepped and built for the event. Giroux Glass’ High-End Design team ensured that two storefront openings (supplied by U.S. Aluminum), a pair of doors (supplied by California Aluminum), and glass (supplied by Glasswerks) were installed perfectly over a weekend, in time for the groundbreaking.
According to the PCL team, all construction crews pulled together incredibly to get the job built in, essentially, just five days (though Giroux Glass’ part took three days). Thanks to the expertise and construction capabilities of our teams, AltaSea seemed pleased with the timely and conscientious work. PCL’s Jack Sample said, “Gaf and many others from Gafcon were extremely appreciative of what got done by what I’ve termed as our ‘PCL Rapid Response Team,'” which includes Giroux Glass.
The coordinated efforts of our building crews constantly makes more innovative work possible in other industries as well. In this case, the quality craftsmanship on this campus facilitates AltaSea’s mission to be a place where innovators collaborate to develop critical solutions for the survival of earth, its oceans, and its inhabitants. We at Giroux Glass are thrilled at any opportunity to better our communities and our planet, together.