The Culinary Institute of America found its second home at the Pearl Development. The campus includes classroom/lecture space, a state-of-the-art kitchen indoor kitchen and outdoor kitchen, offices, 450-space parking garage, retail and restaurant space, condominiums, CIA Cafe and Bakery, and the Amphitheater.

Working at an historic site and on the San Antonio River required our team to take extensive measures to ensure the integrity of all historical elements. The scope of the renovations work consisted of the restoration of the historic conveyor and removal of existing foundations and piers in the area.

The second phase included a 3-story, 75,000 SF mixed use building that include the corporate offices for Pearl Brewery and Silver Ventures.

The Culinary Institute Building is certified LEED Gold and the and the Culinary Institute of America is LEED Silver.

Pearl Brewery Development

Spire’s team of experts is comprised of experienced construction engineering professionals that understand the range of risks companies face throughout the dispute resolution process. From managing claims and quantifying damages to assessing productivity loss, calculating schedule delays, and evaluating standard of care, Spire’s litigation support experts analyze each particular dispute situation to ensure the best outcome for its clients. Through its phased approach, Spire provides a roadmap to understanding the technical nature of the dispute, prepares findings based on forensic analyses, and delivers expert testimony that clients and triers of fact can rely on to make informed decisions. 

Resolving construction disputes is challenging. From mediation to arbitration and litigation support, Spire can provide guidance in navigating the technical challenges throughout the dispute resolution process to provide your case the support it requires. Spire’s construction claims and litigation support experts bring years of hands-on construction experience to every dispute and render opinions that are clear, concise, and objective to help make the strongest case possible. 

Spire’s construction claims and litigation support experts provide the following services: