Scooter’s Coffee | Ames, Iowa

CGA completed site design for the new Scooter’s Coffee House at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Duff Avenue in Ames.  Site work included multiple building demolition, topographic survey, platting, city approval and coordination, multiple site configurations, layout, grading, utilities, landscaping, IDOT coordination, pedestrian access improvements, and construction staking.

Ioway Creek Flood Mitigation Land Acquisition Services | City of Ames

CGA performed land acquisition services on 11 parcels along Ioway Creek in the Duff Avenue business corridor on behalf of the City of Ames.  Our staff gathered land appraisals and reviews and successfully negotiated temporary and permanent easements, as well as fee acquisitions with landowners in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Relocation Assistance…

Iowa State University Seed Science Building Expansion | Ames, Iowa

CGA partnered with Studio Melee Architects on improvements to the Seed Science Building on the ISU campus in 2020. Site improvements included parking lot reconfiguration, ADA access upgrades, and storm sewer modifications. CGA provided services from schematic design through construction. Project Manager: Mindy Bryngelson CGA’s Role Included: Topographic Survey Storm Sewer Analysis ADA Compliance Review…

Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Improvements

CGA worked with the CUMC Board, maintenance staff, and tenants to improve drainage and lower accessibility to the churches Annex building in Campustown Ames. Several options were presented to the advisory committee to eliminate drainage concerns and slip hazards on the north side of the site with special attention to the tight budget. Extensive storm…