Buildings and Garages

Schnabel provides Geostructural Design and Construction services for public and private buildings across America. An innovative earth-retention and specialty foundations company, we are able to provide top-quality service for everything from offices and multi-family residential properties to hotels, hospitals, churches, government, schools, universities, retail centers, mixed-use structures, and much more.

Earth Retention Services For Buildings and Garages

Our design and construction services include excavation support to allow for the construction of basements and underground parking, cut-off walls to help reduce groundwater infiltration, underpinning to support existing structures adjacent to excavation and specialized foundations to allow foundation loads to be transferred to deeper denser soils and rock. Whatever the structure, whatever the environment, we can provide innovative solutions to help you meet your construction goals.

excavation support

Building Trust, Building Stability.

Buildings & Garages Case Studies

temporary excavation support system

CoStar Richmond Campus Expansion | Richmond, VA

Whiting-Turner Contracting Company contracted with Schnabel to design and install a temporary excavation support system to facilitate the below-grade construction of a four-level subterranean parking garage for a future research and technology center hub.

Temporary shoring

Scottish Rites Apartments | Washington D.C.

Schnabel was contracted by Harvey Cleary Builders to design and install a temporary excavation support system for the project. Although challenging from both a design and installation perspective, the shoring was successfully installed without causing damage to the three adjacent sensitive and historic structures in the vicinity of the project.

Constructing Innovative Excavation Shoring Systems for 60+ Years.


Schnabel is the sector’s most operationally efficient Geostuctural Design & Construction contractor. We optimize efficiencies by leveraging decades of experience and design/build expertise, to innovate processes and approaches that are consistently proven to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients.