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Offering urban waterfronts and marinas services including waterfront master planning, marina market studies, recreational piers and much more.

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  • As todays waterfronts become catalysts of

    economic activity, Moffatt & Nichols urban

    waterfront and marina practice plays a key role

    in their redevelopment. Our planning and design

    experience in the marine environment enables

    us to create sustainable infrastructure and

    innovative and award-winning solutions for the

    challenges involved in revitalizing the worlds

    waterways and coastlines.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Urban Waterfronts 2

    Marinas 6

    Cruise Ship Facilities 8

    Historic Vessel Moorings 9

    Piers 10

    Ferry Terminals 11

    Resorts 12

    Waterfront Master Planning 14

    Economic and Market Studies 16

    Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

  • Urban Waterfronts

    Moffatt & Nichol has helped re-energize premier inter-national waterfront cities as they seek new economic growth through the revitalization of previously neglected neighborhoods. This is accomplished by creating mixed-use spaces with residences, hotels, retail shops, cafes and restaurants. Projects include improved waterfront access; municipal and private marinas; riverwalks, seawalls and piers; wetland creation and restoration; and public spaces, amphitheaters and maritime museums.

    Harbour Island,Tampa, FL

    Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach, CAImage courtesy of Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

    Downtown St. Petersburg, FL

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  • Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

    National Harbor, Washington, D.C.Rendering courtesy of The Peterson Co.

    Convention Center Marina, Vancouver, Canada

    Urban Waterfronts

    Moffatt & Nichol provides comprehensive services that include planning; civil, coastal, structural, mechanical and elec-trical engineering; as well as de-sign and construction document preparation. These services are supplemented by specialties such as economic, dredging, seismic and environmental studies; and numerical and physical modeling of waterways.

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    Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA

    Facilities at Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco, CA

    Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

  • The grand opening festivities of the 21st Century Waterfront celebrated the remarkable transforma-tion of the north and south shores of Chattanoogas waterfront. Amazingly, this $120 million project was completed just 35 months after its inception and far exceeded the original vision. This extraor-dinary project could not have happened without the incredible expertise and selfless contributions of everyone involved. Our city is grateful for the valuable role you played in this effort, and I would like to thank you for your contribution to the project. You can take great pride in the fact that you played a part in creating a world-class amenity for Chattanooga.

    -Paul Brock, Jr., RiverCity Company

    Urban Waterfronts

    Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY

    Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant, WV

    Amphitheater and Riverboat Mooring Riverscape, Dayton, OH

    21st Century Waterfront, Chattanooga, TN

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  • Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

    Urban Waterfronts

    The river is a gathering place for Detroiters, their families, friends and visitors a place where peo-ple want to live, work and play. The riverfront illustrates our ability to provide stewardship of our environment, confirms our ability to connect and care for our people, and channels sustainable economic development for the benefits of all.

    Detroit Riverfront Conservancy

    General Motors Corporation, Detroit, MI

    Northshore Riverfront Park, Pittsburgh, PA

    Seabridge, Oxnard, CA

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  • Marinas

    South Beach Harbor, San Francisco, CA

    North Point Marina, IL

    Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL

    Suisun City, CA

    Moffatt & Nichols long history in the ever-evolving waterfront industry includes marina planning and design for a portfolio of projects in diverse loca-tions around the world. Moffatt & Nichol responds to the challenges presented by each location, such as tropical storms, extreme water level uctuations, ice forces and earthquakes. As boat designs change and berth demands increase, Moffatt & Nichol is at the forefront in meeting the needs of marina users, from small craft to megayachts, providing efcient and exciting marina destinations.

    Brand new concrete docks in a wonderfully protected basin opposite a meticulously restored 1920s landmark hotel make the Vinoy a treasure...

    Readers Choice: Top Marina Destinations, Southern Boating

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  • Marinas

    Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

    Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

    Des Moines Harbor

    Puerto del Rey, Puerto Rico

    Marina del Rey, CA Stockton Marina, CA

    Des Moines Marina, WA

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  • Cruise Ship Facilities

    Cruise Terminal 3, Tampa, FL

    Long Beach Cruise Terminal, Long Beach, CA

    The cruise ship market is a major com-ponent of the tourism industry, with millions of passengers sailing each year. The industrys rapid growth has seen an increase in ship construction and the sub-sequent requirement for new and improved passenger and berthing facilities. Moffatt & Nichol provides a variety of engineering and program management services to support cruise ship terminal architects and planners. These services range from the planning and design of facilities for passen-ger access and egress to the preparation of construction documents for new facilities and repairs to existing facilities, including dredging and navigation improvements.

    Cruise Ship Moorings, Cayman Islands

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  • Historic Vessel Moorings

    An integral part of modern water-front planning involves creating space for the preservation of historic vessels. Waterfront communities seek to preserve and perpetuate their maritime history through facilities that allow the public to experience tradition and history rst hand. The restoration and mainte-nance of historic vessels as dockside interpretive exhibits, or as at sea programming vessels, can provide a public classroom for students and visitors. Moffatt & Nichol brings a unique understanding and approach to designing mooring and support facilities for such historic vessels.

    Americas Sail Tall Ships Festival, Beaufort, NC

    Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, CA

    Urban Waterfronts and Marinas 9

    Queen Mary, Long Beach, CAImage courtesy of The Queen Mary

  • Piers

    Pierswalkways above the seaserve as a great set-ting for shing and watching people or the waves below, as well as a spectacular vantage point to catch a sunrise or sunset. They are ideal for watching activities such as surng, sailing, beach volleyball, and offshore powerboat racing as well as becoming a centerpiece of a community. Moffatt & Nichol inspects, designs and pre-pares construction documents for numerous such struc-tures along shorelines worldwide. They are designed to withstand extreme waves and earthquakes while being sensitive to historical or community aesthetics.

    Huntington Beach Pier, CAHermosa Beach Pier, CA Service Pier, Abaco Islands, Bahamas

    Suquamish Pier, WA

    Pier 7 Heliport, Baltimore, MDPier at Chattanooga, TN

    Santa Monica Pier, CA

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  • Ferry Terminals

    Ferries serve as an important transit link along many urban waterways. Whether large auto or passenger ferry service or smaller water taxi service, Moffatt & Nichol provides specialized expertise in planning, operational analysis, traf-c management, design, environmental studies, permitting and construction of ferry terminals (including piers and docks, mooring systems, site work and terminal buildings). The rm maintains a group of planners and engineers specically dedicated to ferry terminal planning and design, as well as coastal and hydraulic engineers expe-rienced in the analysis and design of navigation channels including vessel maneuvering and channel capacity studies.

    Downtown San Francisco, CA

    China Basin, San Francisco, CA

    Urban Waterfronts and Marinas

    Hawaii Superferry, HI

    Mukilteo Ferry Terminal, Seattle, WA

    Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal, Jersey City, NJ

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  • Resorts

    The Marina at Atlantis, Bahamas

    Ocean Club Resort, Bahamas

    ...When the tide turns to marinas, Atlantis, located near Nassau in the Ba-hamas, offers the top amenities. The megayacht marina was developed as part of the $800 million five-star Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. It has raised the threshold for other marinas worldwide. The marina is capable of handling yachts in the 200-foot range and features a list of amenities from high-tech secu-rity systems to 24-hour dockside room service...

    Robb Report, June 1999, 11th Annual Best of the Best

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  • Resorts

    Port Louis, GrenadaImage courtesy of Camper & Nicholsons Marinas

    Our Lucaya Resort, Bahamas

    Bakers Bay Golf & Ocean Club, Bahamas

    Great House, Mustique

    ...As predicted, the path of Hurricane Omar followed almost exactly the path and strength of 1999s Hurricane Lenny that devastated the western coastlines of islands as far south as Trinidad and north to the Cayman Islands. We all expected similar storm surge damage along our west cost here in Mustique and so it was, Basils small jetty and the Cotton House jetty were destroyed, the main wharf in Mustique and its facilities have been damaged and we are receiving reports of damage to Young Island, Kingstown Port and to the other Grenadine Islands...

    So, I am thrilled to report that the Great House was spared any damage due to its extremely well designed breakwa-ter and revetments, bra